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Who was behind the Turkish Coup?

On the night of 15th July 2016, roads were blocked on the Bosphorus Bridge in Istanbul and jets were flying over the Turkish Parliament in Ankara. Tanks brought Istanbul to a standstill as soldiers invaded the headquarters of the ruling party, seized control of the State broadcaster and announced that the army was in charge. […]

The Geopolitics of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has an estimated population of 32 million, the 40th largest in the world and 6th largest in the Arab world. Its territory is roughly the size of Turkey, France, Germany and Japan put together. But much of this territory is desert. Saudi Arabia’s arable land per capita, according to the World Bank, is […]

Gaza Strip border crisis

Gaza Strip border fence only to be met with live gunfire from the Israeli side. The deadly events left dozens of dead, but it also highlights just how much, and simultaneously how little, has changed over the years. Support CaspianReport on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/CaspianReport Bitcoin: 1MwRNXWWqzbmsHova7FMW11zPftVZVUfbU Ether: 0xfE4c310ccb6f52f9D220F25Ce76Dec0493dF9aA0 Bitcoin Cash: 1BKLti4Wq4EK9fsBnYWC91caK7NZfUhNw9 BAKU – Thousands of Palestinians […]

Geo-economics of Saudi Arabia’s NEOM project

BAKU – Saudi Arabia announced plans to construct a new megacity in the northwestern corner of the country by the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba. The ambitious project will cost about 500 billion USD and seeks to link to neighbouring Egypt and Jordan. Besides its economic feasibility, the proximity of the project could […]

Masjid Al Aqsa Tour

In conjunction with the popular Instragam page “Picture Perfect Palestine” we bring you a tour of the beautiful Masjid Al-Aqsa in Palestine. Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel Support our content by donating to fundmypage.com/kjvids Website – www.kjvids.co.uk Facebook – www.facebook.com/KJVids Twitter – www.twitter.com/kjvids2016 Instagram – www.instagram.com/kjvidsofficial All Rights Reserved. Contact info@kjvids.co.uk if […]

Osman Gazi and the Birth of the Ottoman Empire

In the summer heat in the year 1071, a history-changing battle was raging in the eastern part of Anatolia. The Seljuk Turks from Central Asia, had built a powerful empire that was clashing with the mighty Byzantines Empire. The result of the Battle of Manzikert in 1071 was a decisive Seljuk victory with the Byzantine […]

When the Mongols Destroyed Baghdad

For many historians, the arrival of the Mongols in Baghdad is the single most devastating moment in the history of the Muslim Middle East. It’s easy to see why—and hard to argue otherwise—because the ransacking of Baghdad would mark the end of the Islamic Golden Age. Baghdad had been established in 762 by the Abbasid […]

How an Ottoman Sultan Helped Ireland During the Great Famine

The Great Famine in the mid-19th century was one of the most devastating events in Irish history. Between 1845 and 1852, potato blight hit the island’s potato crop. The potato was a staple item of food in Ireland. A lack of good harvesting led to mass starvation, disease, and the deaths of nearly a million […]

5 Reasons why Russia is in Syria | Russia’s Interests in Syria

The Syria war has now entered its 8th year with international and regional powers all trying to secure their interests. On 30 September 2015, Russia approved a request by President Putin to launch air strikes in Syria. Whilst there maybe other reasons, in this video, you will learn 5 geopolitical interests Russia has in Syria. […]