Studies conducted by international organizations indicate that there is a rise in anti-Semitism in Turkish public opinion, an opposition lawmaker has said
The AKP will announce a new strategy for its struggle against the unregistered economy in October or November at the latest, PM Ahmet Davutoğlu says
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Does it make any difference if Turkish hostages were released by the heinous ISIL terrorists as part of a swap, or because of the outstanding diplomatic capabilities of the Turkish intelligence?
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Deputy PM Akdoğan asks the US provide a vision for a post-al-Assad Syria before the West makes military demands from Turkey
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Is all well that ends well? Always? Whether it is or not, (most notably) Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, his chief intelligence officer, Hakan Fidan, and every other Turkish official who anxiously worked day and night for the safe return of 49 Turkish hostages
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said his government is determined to eradicate drug use by 2023, using a three-stage plan
ISIL have destroyed an Armenian church in Deir ez-Zor, one of the destinations of the 1915 deportations
Special operations policeman Veysel Can said the staff inside the Mosul Consulate surrendered without any clashes, on the order of Ahmet Davutoğlu
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“Is Turkey becoming like the ‘old Turkey’?” a European ambassador asked me recently.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The release of the Turkish hostages held by the Islamic Sate of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) will continue to be speculated about for some time yet given that the government is being cryptic about the whole matter.
The government has announced that it will expand the scope of motions authorizing the army to conduct cross-border operations into Iraq and Syria amid the threat posed by extremist jihadists that have begun to affect the country’s national security
It’s just a tale, one of the greatest tales. It’s probably never ever happened in the real world, or perhaps the worst might have happened, who knows?
Category: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
The hostages have been saved; this is what is important. I am not saying that how this happened is unimportant – that would be unfair to those who worked hard in this process. We can only thank them.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Saving 49 hostages from the hands of the new-generation terrorists like the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) after 101 days in captivity would not be an easy job for any country on the planet, let alone Turkey.
The United States welcomed on Sept. 20 the release of nearly 50 Turkish hostages held by extremists in Iraq since June.
More details are emerging about the rescue of 49 hostages from Turkey’s Consulate General in Mosul, with President Erdoğan denying the payment of any ransom or help from outside powers, but intimating a political bargain
Erdoğan has indicated possible flexibility regarding Turkey’s stance to the coalition against ISIL
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met with the freed Mosul consulate staff in the Çankaya presidential palace on Sept. 21, saying they would be given leave for the next month
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said Turkey’s 'democracy and culture,' including its religious education in schools, prevent it from becoming a breeding ground for radicals such as ISIL
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has announced Turkey's 49 hostages held by ISIL militants for 101 days have been freed through an operation conducted by the country’s spy agency. Here are the live updates
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