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Many fallacies are often perpetuated in media [esp. Arab] about alliances & geopolitics in the MENA region, mainly for propaganda purposes. For instance, since penning the normalization deal with #Israel, state-sponsored media in the #UAE insists that #Iran & #Turkey inch closer.
However, here’s a microcosm of how intricate the relation of the two is:

🇹🇷 & 🇮🇷 are at the opposing ends in: 🇮🇶, 🇸🇾 & now Azerbaijan/#Armenia; they overlap in #Libya & on Palestine. One could argue that if Ankara was to invest more in #Lebanon, it’ll be at odds with Tehran.
#Iran has remained largely silent on the dispute between Turkey & others in the East Med.

With Syria in mind, developments in Armenia [which I predict will be contained] could lead to another front of Russian-Iranian alignment in face of Turkey.
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Please share the news @esrailian Armenians in #Arstakh have been attacked. We are praying brave men & women risking their lives to protect Artsakh & #Armenia. The news is misleading & these are not “clashes.”
Armenia has been the victim of unprovoked attacks by Azerbaijan & the predictable disinformation campaign that accompanies them. Azerbaijan is blocking social media except for war propaganda.
We need international observers to investigate & call for international political and diplomatic measures to prevent unnecessary escalation & tragedy. Please use: anca.org/alert to call on the White House & Congress Azerbaijan's attack on #Artsakh,
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For organizations sake I will be adding all #Armenia vs #Azerbaijan things to the thread bellow.

#NagornoKarabakh
[Knish]
Azerbaijani Parliament has announced a curfew for the following locations starting at 00:00 tonight.

Baku, Ganja, Goygol, Yevlakh and other regions

#Azerbaijan #Armenia
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@NikolPashinyan has stated "The recognition of a Nagorno Karabakh independence is on the agenda of the government."

#Azerbaijan #Armenia
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In #Martuni a grandmother with her 9 year old granddaughter were killed. Via Vahram Poghosyan Image
Russian military portal Военный обозреватель published a list of allegedly killed #Armenia|n soldiers, citing #Azerbaijan|i sources. Turned out to be a list of former students of Military-medical department. t.me/infoteka24 managed to find one of them, who's alive & safe Image
#Armenia|n kids in #Stepanaker shelters, under #Azerbaijan shelling today.
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1) All out war broke out this morning between #Azerbaijan & #Armenia after Azerbaijan launched an offensive along the entire Line of contact between Azerbaijan and disputed Artsakh (Nogorno Karabagh).

#Turkish UAVs & mercenaries from #Syria are also involved in the offensive. Image
2) #Armenia has declared martial law and total military mobilization following clashes with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Sunday. (Reuters)

#Armenia deploys ‘BM-30 Smerch’ MLRS on the border👇 Image
3) Video showing an #Azerbaijan Army T-72 tank getting destroyed by an anti-tank missile fired by the #Armenian Army
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#BREAKING: Supported by #Turkey, #Azerbaijan has just started a war against #Armenia in-order to occupy #Artsakh/#NagornoKarabakh. For now, #Azerbaijan has lost a Mi-8 transport helicopter, a Mi-24 heavy attack helicopter, 3 UAVs & over 20 #Syrian mercenaries!
#BREAKING: Video recorded this morning shows the BM-30 Smerch multiple rocket launchers of #Armenia Army on their ways to the frontline in-order to attack the incoming #Azerbaijan Army forces & their #Syrian mercenaries
Civilians from the #Armenian villages near #Artsakh/#NagornoKarabakh have been under artillery attack of #Azerbaijan Army since last night: Image
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Following #Artsakh, #Armenia declares Martial law. Mobilization is launched.
#Azerbaijan spreads fake screenshots from @razminfo as if claiming #Armenia|n losses. Don't follow fake news.
#Armenia Defense minister Davit Tonoyan says, our response is going to be as tough as it has never been, will lead to heavy consequences for #Azerbaijan.
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#Azerbaijan launched a massive attack on #Artsakh #Karabakh Republic this morning, uses hitting drones against civilian buildings.
#Armenia Media reports - #Azerbaijan lost 2 helicopters, 3 tanks and 3 drones up to 9am.
#KarabakhStrong
* #Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense announces "counter-attack on #Karabakh" after claiming there are people wounded on their side.
In 2016 #AprilWar they covered their attack as "counter attack" too.
Another proof - the attack was planned & well prepared by Azerbaijan - All of a sudden #Turkey state TRT Haber news correspondent appears right in the epicenter of #Azerbaijan positions along #Karabakh. Via Varuzhan Geghamyan Image
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All things aside, #Greece needs to realise that #Turkey is in fact the power broker in the #EasternMediterranean. #Europe has but Greece still has to come to terms with the situation and sit on the negotiations table. #Greeceismaximalist
If #Greece keeps its maximalist policies this will be put it's government in a tough spot. How are they going to explain the reality to its people when things end up in favour of Turkey. Greece should stop misinforming it's people.

The #Greek public has the idea that Greece is in the position to claim the a huge portion of the #EastMed. Given geography, demography and military, the claims made my Greece is unreasonable. The GR public is being lied to. ImageImage
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#LIVE: President of #Cyprus at #UNGA Nicos Anastasiades: "#Turkey has acted unilaterally in the Mediterranean", says his country remains the only divided nation in Europe

arab.news/wmrq8
#LIVE: President of #Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades at #UNGA - #Turkey is failing to carry out dialogue due to its policy of intransigence, does not pay Turkish Cypriots any proceeds from the exploitation of their lands

arab.news/wmrq8
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By attacking #Iran overtly at the UN, #SaudiArabia helped #Tehran to take its gloves off & express directly & explicitly the nature of the Saudi regime and its sponsors of terrorism (AQ and ISIS). This will reflect upon Iran's allies: no more suave effort.
#SaudiArabia has been an ally of #Israel since 1980 but #Iran never wanted to break the relationship w/ Riyadh or overtly act against it as Saudi did. Fear of a sectarian war was greater & that kept Iran cautiously flirting w/ Saudi but confronting it in the field through allies.
Now that #SaudiArabia has lost its sectarian war in #Syria and #Iraq, is not (and shall not) managing to submit #Yemen, has lost its allies in #Lebanon where #Hezbollah (Iran ally) has won, #Riyadh is turning towards the #UN and wishes fight to the last American against #Iran.
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#SaudiArabia 🇸🇦and #Qatar 🇶🇦bots at @Twitter, Myth Vs Relaity !!

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First of all, thanks for all my great friends who supported me during the suspension of my account after I posted the below tweet👇
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I was expecting @Twitter to take an action against these fake accounts. Instead, the action was taken against me and my account got suspended right after that tweet!
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Then, I decided make sure that I was not mistaken bots with REAL humans and thanks for my account suspension, I got excited to read more and do some researches about these fake accounts or commonly called bots and if they are prohibited in @Twitter ??
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1/19

♦️Erdoğanism: A Tale of a Dictator♦️

Turkish Prez Recep Tayyip Erdoğan addressed #UNGA on Kashmir. He said that #Turkey favors to resolve the issue of #Kashmir with dialogue according to UN resolutions & according to the wishes of #Kashmiris. Let’s burst the bubble.
2/19

Remembering Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the “Father of Modern Turkey” when turkey use to be a modern and secular state, an Islamic republic with a progressive approach.

#KashmirInUNGA #UNGA
3/19

But the Turkey of today is very different. It is ruled by a man who wants to take it back to its Ottoman ambitions.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan teaches the world what is “right” and what isn’t. But does he practice it himself.

#KashmirInUNGA #Erdogan #UNGA
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Some ideas on how to get out of the highly damaging fight between EU26-EC-EP and #Cyprus over the #Belarus and #Turkey sanctions. Thread. 1/
First some background on each side’s public and, in the EU’s case not so public, positions. Health warning: many will be offended but it is important that each side gets where the other is coming from. 2/
The (Greek Cypriot) Republic of Cyprus position: Turkey invaded us in 1974. OK it was after a Greek coup. But Turkey’s right of intervention only extended to restoring the constitutional set-up. 3/
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#Turkey #Ankara #Lira #ECONOMY #Intrestrates

The subdued economic outlook for the Fed, on the other hand, was less well received by the market. According to the Bloomberg news agency, the Fed fueled the flight to “safe havens”, which hurt one currency in particular -
the Turkish lira. The US Federal Reserve made it clear on Wednesday evening that it would not touch interest rates until the end of 2023. The lira recently continued its most recent series of losses against the US dollar.
On Thursday the rate fell to 7.5574 lira per dollar, making the Turkish currency cheaper than ever against the American greenback. The lira had lost against the dollar on 13 of the last 14 trading days. The decline continued on Friday, albeit more slowly.
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#EU #Belarus #Brussels #Cyprus #sanctions #failed #Turkey

In light of the human rights violations in Belarus, the EU continues to argue about sanctions against the regime in Minsk.
It is true that the foreign ministers of the member states had already decided in principle punitive measures against those responsible. There is now a list of 40 people who are to be blocked from entering the country and blocked from their accounts.
But EU member Cyprus is blocking the unanimous decision needed to put the sanctions into effect. "Our reaction to violations of our core values ​​and principles cannot be à la carte, it has to be consistent,"
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#EU #Sanctions #Libya #Turkey #Kazakhstan #Jordan

In view of repeated violations of the UN arms embargo against Libya, the European Union has adopted new punitive measures. The foreign ministers of the member states unanimously passed a corresponding decision.
The punitive measures are therefore directed against companies and individuals who have provided ships, aircraft or other logistics for the transport of war material. Specifically, according to information from EU circles,
it is about three companies from Turkey, Jordan and Kazakhstan as well as two people from Libya. Possible accounts of companies in the EU will be blocked by the sanctions. In addition, European companies are no longer allowed to maintain business relationships with them.
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1⃣ This is #Turkey 🇹🇷

An ongoing thread, everyday i will reveal the REAL FACE of #Turkey and its primitive society.

This will be my pinned tweet.

#SanctionTurkey
#TurkeyIsATerrorState Image
A #turkish🇹🇷 savage animal slaps his baby that fell from the stroller in the middle of the road

In Izmit, the father, who took his child around with a stroller, slapped the child who fell

The moments were reflected on the security cameras
#SanctionTurkey
#TurkeyIsATerrorState
3⃣ This incident occurred on Friday, September 11, next to the cemetery in Veysel Karani District.

While Cevat A. was walking to his vehicle, the suspects approaching him took the car's key by force
and stole the car.

#SanctionTurkey
#TurkeyIsATerrorState
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1/21

🔶Beyond Aamir Khan-Lady Erdogan meet🔶

Recently our vicious neighbor #Pakistan has found a new ally. No, we aren’t talking about the obvious one "Land of Dragons"; but this time its a friend from the west - #Turkey.
2/21

The relations between the two have been flaming. The question is why should a simple #Kashmiri be bothered about #Pakistan’s new friend #Turkey?
3/21

Establishing supremacy among the nations by traditional wars is archaic now. It’s a new era of planning, plotting, and sabotaging.#Turkey isn’t behind in this league too.
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#Turkey offers help in bringing iconic #tram service back to #Karachi

Turkey has said it will assist the Pakistani government in bringing an iconic tram service back to Karachi’s MA Jinnah Road and II Chundrigar Road. Image
In a meeting held at Karachi Metropolitan Corporation office, Turkish Consul General Tolga Ucak offered Karachi Administrator Iftikhar Ali Shallwani his country's support for project.
Shallwani expressed gratitude to Ucak for tendering support to provide better transport facilities to Karachi’s people.

Tram services are considered a vital aspect of mass transit across the globe, being fuel-efficient; Istanbul in particular is famous for its tram service.
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