Up to 2,000 people fled from Syria to Lebanon while 150 others fled to Turkey as Syrian forces begin to ‘re-liberate’ Rastan after siezing of Homs city
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu visits Turkey’s minority religious leaders over the weekend, emphasizing regional peace and equal rights for all
Syrian forces pounded the battered city of Homs today and blocked aid reaching civilians stranded for weeks without food and fuel
Jordan’s King Abdullah II hails the Arab Spring, saying an undeniable ‘turning point’ has been reached while praising women’s understated role in the uprising.
Category: DAVID JUDSON
So the world’s a mess. The view from Istanbul across Asia to Mumbai is one of chaos and despair. Hundreds of thousands of refugees ...
Turkish President Abdullah Gül will visit Tunisia next week, Development Minister Cevdet Yılmaz announced yesterday as he held talks with his Tunisian counterpart aimed at sharing Turkey’s experience in economic development.
Bander bin Fahd al-Fehaid, head of the Arab Tourism Organization, plans to invest $300 million in the local market to increase the number of his company’s My Tuana hotels, which specialize in therapy and massage
Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned against a military intervention in Syria and an attack on Iran and claimed that the West had backed the Arab Spring revolts to advance its interests in the region.
Turkey’s relationship with its long-time ally Israel is in constant depreciation despite both...
Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned against a military intervention in Syria and an attack on Iran and claimed that the West had backed the Arab Spring revolts to advance its interests in the region.
Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, alleged WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning, and former U.S. President...
Category: HALA ELKHOLY
Despite overwhelming political distractions on the Egyptian front, pointing fingers at the outside world...
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
Since the initial months of the Arab Spring, some commentators have expressed fears that these...
Somalia should be enjoying an Arab Spring of its own but its al-Shabaab insurgents are fomenting jihad both at home and abroad, British Prime Minister David Cameron said yesterday.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu agrees with the need for...
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
According to Ömer Çelik, deputy chairman of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), “the Gaza conflict is Turkey’s national issue.”
The Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) has called on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to create a delegation for fresh talks with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), as the only way out of the stalemate on the Kurdish problem.
A mystery as to the identity of a man and woman from Yemen’s Arab Spring portrayed in last year’s winning World Press Award photograph has been solved after a Yemeni newspaper located the woman, Fatime Al-Qaws, in Sanaa.
A few thousand people gathered Feb. 19 in Morocco’s cities to mark the one year anniversary of the kingdom’s local version of the Arab Spring uprisings.
Adel Iskandar, an Arab media scholar, says it is in the interest of a lot of countries to push Turkey to intervene in Syrian crisis
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