Turkey Closes Border Crossings Into Syria as Fighting Worsens

Turkey Closes Border Crossings Into Syria as Fighting Worsens

Turkey shut down two border crossings into Syria on Wednesday as a precaution while fighting in Aleppo becomes worse, according to Turkish officials. Military personnel at the border crossings at the towns of Cilvegozu and Oncupinar, in the Hatay province of Turkey, are prohibiting people and vehicles from going Syria. Although those from Turkey cannot cross […]

ISIS Money Is Oily

ISIS Money Is Oily

ISIS, or Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has been described as the most well-funded organization/terrorist group. ISIS makes its money from oil and extortion. In Turkey, the price of oil is about $7 a gallon, and so the cheap oil smuggled from across the border by the terrorist group is a bargain for the […]

Pope Francis Hopes to Bridge Religious Gap

Pope Francis Hopes to Bridge Religious Gap

Setting off for his second international tour this week, Pope Francis is hoping to bridge a religious gap in Turkey where he will be visiting the main Turkish cities of Ankara, the capital and Istanbul.  Earlier he had paid a visit to Strasbourg for meetings with European Parliament and Council of Europe. He is visiting […]

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