Category: YUSUF KANLI
Social media has become a very helpful platform of information. Naturally, not all “news” shared on social media is trustworthy...
Category: TAYLAN BİLGİÇ
A year packed with conflict, crisis and discontent draws to a close in a befitting way...
The BBC has ignited its second sexism spat in the space of a month by choosing a panda...
Category: NİHAT ALİ ÖZCAN
The U.S. has withdrawn its troops from Iraq. While the last units were leaving Iraq, an important agreement was being signed in the Kurdish region.
In Syria, one of the places that really impressed me
was Hama. In 1982 President Hafez al-Assad suppressed a revolt by killing 20,000 people. Nowadays
the country is living through the same agony
Though countries of the so-called “Arab Spring” are reluctant to embrace it, particularly the secular aspect of it, for some ...
Category: SEDAT ERGİN
Last week’s detention of 49 journalists and media workers and, immediately afterwards, the arrests of 36 members of the press ...
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
As Islamist parties emerge victorious from Arab ballots, some are having second thoughts about the Arab Spring.
Category: DAVID JUDSON
It was more than 20 years ago when political theorist Francis Fukuyama ignited unending debate with an essay called 'The End of History.'
Abu Dhabi-based Agthia Group has purchased the Turkish spring water company Pelit Su, according to a press release by the group.
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said Dec. 24 that Turkey and France have...
Category: İLHAN TANIR
“Newly found energy sources present a very important window of opportunity for all actors, including Turkey, in working toward...
Category: ÜMİT ENGİNSOY
I recently wrote an op-ed for the Hürriyet Daily News suggesting that the recent U.S.-Turkish rapprochement mainly stems from an American
The leader of the Tunisian Islamist Ennahda party Ghannouchi says the closest example of their experience is Turkey, but they do not need secularism in Tunisia.
North Korea will shift to collective rule, including his untested young son Kim Jong-un, his uncle and the military, from a strongman dictatorship after last week’s death of Kim Jong-il, although his son will be at the head of the ruling coterie, a source with close ties to Pyongyang and Beijing said.
An indispensable member of NATO and an EU accession candidate, Turkey shatters the notion that liberal democracy and western values are at odds with Islam.
A team of Arab observers headed to Syria on Thursday as neighboring Turkey condemned President Bashar Assad for turning his country into a "bloodbath" after the regime killed more than 200 people this week alone, drawing international condemnation and dramatically raising the death toll in the nine-month uprising.
The rise of Islamist parties in the Arab Spring countries has frightened Arab women who fear losing their rights as the movements “hijack” the revolutions...
Some commentators argue these days that the much-celebrated Arab Spring is turning out to be an 'Islamic Spring.'
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