Flash flood strikes again in Ankara, Turkey – 2nd such event in 2 weeks

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A mass clean up operation is underway after heavy rainfall caused parts of Ankara to flood. Roads turned into rivers as rain came down on the Turkish capital city.

Dramatic footage showed people standing on top of their vehicles waiting for help. The flood waters damaged local shops causing severe damage.

Firefighters have been helping the operation to save people stuck in the floods and clean up the city.

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Netanyahu’s son posts controversial Instagram image: F Turkey



 


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son, Yair, made a controversial Instagram post which read “F*ck Turkey,” amid the diplomatic row between the two countries over Monday’s ‘massacre’ in Gaza.

Yair Netanyahu posted an image of the text that looked like the Turkish flag, which is red with a white star and crescent, to his Instagram story. In Yair’s image, the crescent replaced the letter ‘c’ in the word ‘f*ck.’

The controversial post comes in the wake of Turkey expelling Israel’s ambassador, Eitan Naeh, from Ankara in response to Israel’s killing of 60 Palestinians at the Great Return March protests in Gaza on Monday. Ankara also withdrew its ambassador in Tel Aviv along with its ambassador in the US. Israel responded with tit-for-tat measures.

There were no hard words lost between the leaders of the two states. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also slammed Netanyahu, calling him “the PM of an apartheid state,” and claiming he has “the blood of Palestinians on his hands.” Netanyahu responded by pointing to “the blood of countless Kurdish citizens in Turkey and Syria” on Erdogan’s hands.

Yair appears to have deleted his account, but screenshots are being widely shared on social media. A Netanyahu spokesperson told Haaretz, “Yair Netanyahu is a private person, as is his Instagram account.”

This isn’t the first time Netanyahu’s son has invited controversy. In September, he was forced to delete a meme from his Facebook profile which was described as anti-Semitic and a nod to white supremacy. It is an Israeli take on a classic anti-Semitic cartoon which featured George Soros, former Prime Minister Ehud Barak and the Netanyahus’ former housekeeper, who sued the family. Former Louisiana representative Dr. David Duke tweeted his approval, writing, “Welcome to the club, Yair – absolutely amazing, wow, just wow.”

In January, he caused further embarrassment for his family when tapes of him in a Tel Aviv strip club were released. In the recording, he discusses getting a prostitute and reminds his friend, Nir Maimon, the son of natural gas tycoon Kobi Maimon, of the “awesome deal” his father arranged for his father.

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Turkey wants to quit the United Nations and start a new Muslim Alliance



 


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on May 16 said the United Nations has “finished” and “collapsed” in the face of Israeli brutality in the Gaza Strip.

“The U.N. is finished, ended, collapsed. At this moment I cannot reach the U.N. secretary general despite having a good friendship [with him],” Erdoğan said at a fast-breaking dinner in Ankara.

“We will never allow Jerusalem to be usurped by Israel. We will support the struggle of our brothers until the days when Palestinian lands – which have long been occupied – will have peace and security within the borders of a free Palestinian state,” he added.

“We will not remain silent to Israel even though the world closes its eyes to this oppression,” Erdoğan said.

Earlier, he announced a mass rally to be held on Friday (May 18) in Istanbul’s Yenikapı Square to show solidarity with the Palestinians.

Turkey, as term president of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), called for an emergency OIC summit, also on May 18, in Istanbul to discuss joint action against Israel.

Erdoğan reportedly urged OIC member states to take a “common stance” on the Gaza killings in phone calls with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, and Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

He stated that the U.S. decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem had “made a mockery of” the Israeli government, vowing to continue supporting the Palestinians “not only with our heart but also by every means available.”

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Joint Statement by Iran, Russia and Turkey on the International Meeting on Syria

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The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the observance of the ceasefire regime in the Syrian Arab Republic:

1. Reaffirmed their strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria. Highlighted that these principles should be universally respected and any action that might violate them and undermine achievements of the Astana format should be avoided.

2. Emphasized the importance of the implementation of the Memorandum on the creation of the de-escalation areas in the Syrian Arab Republic of 4 May 2017 and other agreements reached within the framework of the Astana format. Took stock of the developments of the situation on the ground a year after signing the Memorandum.

3. Underlined the key role that the de-escalation areas play in maintaining the ceasefire regime, reducing the level of violence and stabilizing the overall situation in Syria and highlighted that the creation of these areas is a temporary measure that under no circumstances undermines the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria.

4. Underscored the need to encourage efforts that help all Syrians to restore normal and peaceful life and to this end to ensure rapid, safe and unhindered humanitarian access, to deliver necessary medical aid and humanitarian assistance and to create conditions for safe and voluntary return of refugees and internally displaced persons to their original places of residence as well as free movement of local population.

5. Reaffirmed their determination to fight terrorism in Syria in order to ultimately eliminate DAESH/ISIL, Nusra Front and all other individuals, groups, undertakings and entities associated with Al‑Qaeda or DAESH/ISIL as designated by the UN Security Council.

6. Welcomed the convening of the second meeting of the Working Group on the release of detainees/abductees and handover of the bodies as well as the identification of missing persons by three Guarantors` representatives with the participation of the UN and ICRC experts. Took note of the Working Group`s progress report and reaffirmed the necessity to continue joint efforts aimed at building confidence between the conflicting parties in Syria. Agreed to hold the next meeting of the Working Group in Ankara in June 2018.

7. Guided by the provisions of the UN Security Council resolution 2254, reaffirmed their determination to continue joint efforts aimed at advancing the process of the political settlement, through facilitating the implementation of the recommendations of the Congress of the Syrian National Dialogue in Sochi. In this regard agreed to hold joint consultations of their high-level representatives with the United Nations Secretary‑General’s Special Envoy for Syria as well as with Syrian parties in order to create conditions to facilitate the beginning of the Constitutional Committee`s work in Geneva as soon as possible and to carry out such meetings on a regular basis.

8. Expressed their sincere gratitude to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, His Excellency Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Kazakh authorities for hosting in Astana the 9th high-level International Meeting on Syria.

9. Decided to hold the next high-level International Meeting on Syria in Sochi in July 2018.

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Greece: a State of Rule of Law, Turkey: a Gangster State, by Savvas Kalèndéridès

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Arrest of Musa Alerik

On May 2, 2018, a Turkish citizen named Musa Alerik, a worker in the municipality of Adrianople, passed by mistake into the Greek territory, in the area of Kastanies, and so got arrested by the guard of the nearby outpost.

The impression immediately created was that Musa Alerik’s case was “ideal” for Greece to handle it on the basis of reciprocity and ensure the release of the two Greek soldiers arrested on Thursday, March 1, because they had entered by mistake into the Turkish territory.

We call it “ideal”, because the offense that both have committed is exactly the same and actually in the same area.

In the case of Musa Alerik, the Greek Justice and the body of the Greek judges have demonstrated the true splendor of Justice and that Greece is a State of Law.

Even before the twenty-four hour period has elapsed since the incident, the accused Musa Alerik was charged and sentenced to five months imprisonment, a fine of 1,500 euros, legal costs, confiscation of the excavator and suspension of his sentence for three years.

The Turkish citizen, who illegally entered Greece in the afternoon of Wednesday in Kastanies, Evros, is detained until the deportation process is completed in the coming days.

Let us see, however, what the Turkish authorities have done in the case of Lieutenant Mitretodis and Sergeant Kuklatzis. In a case or rather in a simple incident, which is very similar to that of Turk Musa Alerik, since they also entered the Turkish territory by mistake in the same area, a few hundred meters north of the point that Musa Alerik entered, the Turkish Justice transformed these two human souls into a policy tool of the Turkish state. And we are talking about a policy that even attempts to blackmail the Greek government and abolish the Greek Rule of Law, which works right in the case of the eight Turk officers who have sought asylum in Greece.

The Greek Justice has decided not to satisfy Turkey’s request for extradition because there are serious indications that they will not have a fair trial.

And now, the Turkish Justice, with its handling of the case of the two Greek soldiers, comes to prove that the rule of law does not work in Turkey, and to justify furthermore the decision of the Greek Justice for the Eight.

At the same time, for completely identical incidents that happened in the same area, the Greek court handed over justice in less than twenty-four hours, while the Turkish prosecutor, having spent 65 full days, has yet to file charges against the two Greek military men, holding them as hostages in the year 2018, in the 21st century.

And on top of that, the Turkish president, who is claiming his re-election in the June 24th elections, asked publicly Greece to extradite the eight Turkish servicemen, violating the principles of the rule of law, in order “to consider” the two Greek soldiers releasing.

These two cases in question must first and above all concern the European countries and especially ones of European Union, which consider the operation of the rule of law to be the greatest achievement of the modern world and a weapon against barbarity. Unfortunately, they often, in the name of the economic profit and interest, turn a blind eye to the violations of the Ankara governments in basic human rights, with the participation of Turkish justice, which has as a result, instead of the humanization of Turkey, the gradual barbarization of Europe itself.

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Iraq ‘Joins Forces’ with Turkey, Syria, Russia, & Iran Creating Dangerous New Alliance

Iraq’s ~ Russian Sukhoi Su-25 attack aircraft

IRAQ launched airstrikes against ISIS in Syria on Thursday in coordination with the Syrian army, triggering fears a new anti-western Alliance was being created in the region. The Iraqi government is working alongside Russia, Turkey, & Iran in support of the Syrian government – a new and bigger threat to the interests of the US, UK and French Axis.

The Iraqi military has previously largely targeted [US Israeli] ISIS jihadists in Iraq in coordination with a US [false] backed coalition and Russia, Kurdish, Hezbollah] Iran, following lengthy conflicts including the Battle of Mosul.

Their latest missile campaign comes after Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi indicated he may engage more heavily in military interventions against ISIS in Syria, threatening the already volatile geopolitical relations between the US [French, British Axis] and [Russia, Hezbollah, Turkey, Kurds, &] Iran.

Prime Minister Abadi commented on the airstrikes, saying:

“Our heroic armed forces carried out deadly airstrikes on Thursday against positions of [US Israeli] ISIS terrorist gangs in Syria by the Iraqi border.

“The strikes against [US Israeli] ISIS gangs were conducted due to the risk posed by these gangs against Iraqi territory.

The Iraqi military has targeted US Israeli ISIS fighters in Syria with backing from the Syrian government.

“This demonstrates the increased capabilities of our valiant armed forces in the pursuit and elimination of [US Israeli] terrorism.”

The Prime Minister praised the Iraqi army for saving lives and helping to reduce the threat of terror.

He said: “Our heroic forces and fighters, in their pursuit of terrorist gangs, saved many lives and thwarted [US Israeli] ISIS plans, dismantling its terrorist death machine.

“These strikes will help speed up the elimination of these gangs in the region after we eliminated them in Iraq.”

However Iraqi Brigadier General Yahya Rasool reported the airstrikes were coordinated fully with the Syrian government, which is supported by the US’s foes [Turkey, Hezbollah, Kurds,] Russia and Iran.

pResident Trump Pays Homage To The Remnants Of The Destroyed Earthly Temple Prophesied By Jesus The Christ. The Destruction Of The Temple Was The End To The Earthly Promised Land And The Continuum Of The Promised Land In Heaven Through Jesus.

US pResident Donald Trump recently made his opposition to Russia and the Syrian government clear, tweeting:

“Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria.

“Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!’

“You shouldn’t be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!”

US Defeated By Syria

The US [bullshit] supports Iraq’s military campaign against [US Israeli] ISIS, but opposes any collaboration with the Syrian government which it has [false flag] accused of engaging in war crimes, including the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma.

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This Is The Deep State Prop

Its Called “Greater Israel”

This Is Rothschild’s Present Day Resurrection Plan To Control The Middle East Oil Hub. The Banking Cabal Uses A False Biblical Narrative Of A Promised Land That Needs To Be Returned To The Old Testament Jew. The Promised Land Was Fulfilled And Ceased To Be After 70 A.D.

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Turkey Repatriates Gold From US In Bid To Ditch Dollar

Ankara has decided to bring back all its gold stored in the US Federal Reserve, according to Turkish media. In recent years, Turkey repatriated 220 tons of gold from abroad, and 28.7 tons was brought back from the US last year.

Turkey’s gold reserves are estimated at 564 tons and are worth about $20 billion, Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak reported. This makes Ankara the 11th largest gold holder, behind the Netherlands and ahead of India. The reports come at a time when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has taken a tough stance against the US currency.

This week he criticized dollar loans and said that international loans should be given in gold instead. “Why do we make all loans in dollars? Let’s use another currency. I suggest that the loans should be made based on gold,” Erdoğan said during a speech at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in Istanbul on April 16, according to Hurriyet.

“With the dollar the world is always under exchange rate pressure. We should save states and nations from this exchange rate pressure. Gold has never been a tool of oppression throughout history,” he added.

On April 11, the Turkish lira hit a record low against the dollar.

Turkey is among several countries which have been moving gold from the US. The wave began in 2012, when Venezuela announced it was repatriating 160 tons of gold, valued at around $9 billion. Germany’s Bundesbank then demanded 300 tons be returned, with the Fed saying it would take seven years to do so. The Netherlands has also repatriated 122.5 tons of gold.

“The central banks started the repatriation already a few years ago, meaning before we had Brexit, Catalonia, Trump, AFD or the rising tensions between the Politburo in Brussels and the nations of Eastern Europe,” Claudio Grass of Precious Metal Advisory Switzerland told RT.

According to him, the world is becoming less centralized. “If we follow this trend, it should be obvious that the next step should be an even bigger break up into smaller units than the nation state. With such geopolitical fragmentation comes also the decentralization of power.”

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Turkey to hold early parliamentary, presidential elections on June 24 – Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday elections will be held on June 24, more than a year earlier than planned. He said the country urgently needed to make the switch to an executive presidency, Reuters reported. According to Erdogan, he made the decision after speaking to the head of the nationalist MHP party, Devlet Bahceli. The previous day, Bahceli floated the prospect of early polls. The parliamentary and presidential elections had previously been slated for November 2019. Erdogan said Tuesday that expected changes to the Turkish constitution will be fully implemented with the presidential elections scheduled for November 2019.

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