For several years the Islamist propaganda machine has successfully sold the idea to naïve Westerners that the AKP's Turkey is a bridge between East and West.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on June 7, 2010. The Hürriyet Daily News does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
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BBQ season has started and Turkey has placed Israel on the diplomatic grill.
Conflicting statements issued by ruling-party officials seems to indicate a rift over whether all military and defense agreements with Israel should be canceled. (UPDATED)
An Istanbul Forum meeting is being planned for Kabul, Afghanistan, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said Monday.
Turkey and Palestine have signed an agreement to establish a joint committee on the sidelines of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-building Measures in Asia, or CICA, in Istanbul.
With the flotilla attack, I can not say that I am proud of my government’s handling of the crisis, which cost the lives of nine Turkish citizens.
Turkey solidifies its spot on the world stage as a regional security summit brings key players on two hot issues to Istanbul. While it presses for diplomatic engagement with Iran, Ankara also calls for an impartial investigation into Israel’s attack on an aid flotilla and threatens to sever its military alliance with Tel Aviv
It is the inhumane absurd situation in Gaza that causes both Israel and Gazans' behavior and is nothing inherent within either people.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's proposal to establish a panel to investigate the Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship is welcomed by Turkey as it works to keep the issue on the global agenda. FM Davutoğlu calls on all Muslim countries to increase their efforts to remove the blockade on the Gaza Strip
Iraqi Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani on Saturday urged all parties including the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, to stop violence and support the Turkish government’s initiative to solve the Kurdish problem.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on June 4, 2010. The Hürriyet Daily News does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
When we simply look at today's isolated countries, we see that all of them have similarly hostile and enemy-focused worldviews. There should be a lesson just there.
If there hadn’t been the Israeli raid, we could’ve read the visit of Northern Iraq Regional Administration leader Massoud Barzani to Ankara.
These are some of the major headlines and their summaries in the Turkish press on June 3, 2010. The Hürriyet Daily News does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Why do the Turks have the “Palestine fetish” even though most of them can’t point the Palestinian territories out on a map?
Turkey will boost its economic activities in northern Iraq if Iraqi Kurdish authorities improve security conditions and step up their cooperation on anti-terror activities, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said Thursday. (UPDATED)
The angry tone in Erdoğan’s remarks on Tuesday during his speech in Parliament was not something to be brushed aside by Washington as “mere rhetoric.”
The relationship between Turkey and Israel, once regional allies, incurred irreparable damage from the aid-ship attack, but hopes are rising that the incident could lead to the removal of the blockade on Hamas-controlled Gaza. Diplomatic observers say the first thing that should be done is to carry out a credible, impartial investigation into the deaths
Three Turkish planes flew to Israel early Wednesday morning to repatriate activists who were aboard the Mavi Marmara ship.