Turkish Government Shuts Down YouTube After ‘Syria Invasion Plan’ Was Leaked

21WIRE + RT | This is what happens in a dictatorship – and it’s all to hide NATO’s revived plans for war with Syria.

Serious Samba: Brazil protests make Turkey demonstrations look like a warm-up

21st Century Wire | For Brazilians to say no to massive parties like the World Cup and the Olympics means their socioeconomic situation is in real trouble.

Israel and Cyprus to Hold Joint Military Exercise

StratRisks | Israel is set to send warships to the Eastern Mediterranean for a joint military exercise with Cyprus

US urges Turkey for full restoration of ties with Israel

PressTV | Pressing Turkey for full restoration of full diplomatic relations with Israel, two sides addressed issues pertaining to Cyprus

Pluto’s Gate Discovered: The Plutonium ‘Gate To Hell’ Found In Ancient City Of Hierapolis

Huffington Post | According to the Italian news agency ANSA, a team of archeologists working in the ancient Phrygian city of Hierapolis in southwestern Turkey claims to have located the Plutonium, or Pluto’s Gate — an ancient pilgrim site considered the entryway to the underworld

Cyprus Day 2: As the Dust Settles, Talk of Reciprocity and Whispers of Retribution

Patrick Henningsen | No run on the banks today, but the people begin to talk about what’s going to happen next…

Erdogan’s Grand Vision: Rise and Decline

World Affairs Journal | Would Turkey be a moderating influence on political Islam, in particular on the Muslim Brotherhood parties now dominant in much of the new Middle East?

Tel Aviv U-Turn: Refusing to end Gaza blockade as part of Turkey-Israel reconciliation

RT | Surprise, surprise…

Alleged ‘Suicide’ bombing rocks US Embassy in Ankara, two reportedly killed

21st Century Wire says… It’s worth noting with this significant story today, that most western media news outlets are running the headline ‘Suicide Bombing at US Embassy’ even though such details are not yet available. The RT report below contains an eye-witness statement which clearly indicates that it was not a suicide bomb. One should be aware of the […]

NATO Deploys Missiles & Troops On Syrian Border

RT | NATO’s role seems to be expanding every day – far beyond its original charter.