Posted inEuropean UnionIndiaIranIraqKuwaitLebanonMiddle EastNortheast AsiaPakistanRussiaSouth AsiaSyriaTurkeyWorld

Turkey-Iran-Qatar entente mocks Saudi-led ‘Arab NATO’

Middle East politics just witnessed two contrasting events. In Riyadh on Monday, there was a meeting of Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) defense ministers. The previous day, in Tehran, came a trilateral “commercial” deal signed by Iran, Turkey and Qatar. The IMCTC spectacle outstripped the modest event in Tehran in terms of sheer pomp […]