” As such, Zalewski attempts to answer the question that Reuters asked on January 18: “What’s at Stake in Turkey’s Upcoming Elections?”Read: Turkey-Egypt Relations: Prospects for Normalization and Challenges AheadThe part of Zalewski’s article that relates to the world stresses that the main issue at stake is Turkey’s military operations in Syria and Iraq and its military support to Libya and Azerbaijan.
The visit stirred condemnations by several countries such as Qatar, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Turkey, Jordan, and Egypt, and a UN Security Council session was held to discuss the visit, as Palestinian armed factions in Gaza threatened to retaliate.
In his statement after the agreements with Saudi Arabia, the Greek Minister of Development and Investments Adonis Georgiadis claimed that Greece has very close strategic relations with Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Israel, and added, "What a great foreign policy the Turks have had for all these years, the opposite is happening now.
On October 17, 1973, Saudi Arabia joined the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) in imposing an oil embargo on all countries that supported Israel in the 1973 war against Egypt and Syria.
Read: Saudi and Emirati Pivot to Russia and China: Shift of Axis or Extreme Hedging?One of the most important highlights of this year's event was the admission of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar to the dialogue partnership.
The airport had direct flights to Istanbul, Cairo, Jeddah, and Amman, and it was meant to serve as a transit point for Palestinians catching connecting flights to other countries through airports mainly in Egypt.
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From Jenin to Gaza
PIJ in the Gaza Strip holds Israel responsible for al-Sadi’s life, asking Egypt, which mediated to de-escalate the situation to release him and Khalil Awawdeh, 33, a Palestinian prisoner held under administrative detention (without charge of trail) who has been on hunger strike in Israeli jails for 33 days.
In particular, the ongoing normalization of the relations between Turkey and the UAE, Turkey and Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Israel, and Turkey and Egypt have paved the way for the end of the polarization prevailing in the region during the Trump era.
Looking deeper into this issue, however, it is alleged that Mossad, the Israeli intelligence service, was behind planting bombs in countries such as Iraq and Egypt to create fear among the Jewish population pushing them to migrate to Palestine.