Category: İLHAN TANIR
A four-member delegation from Turkey’s main opposition party, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), visited Washington, D.C. this week...
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
Since 9/11, much ink has been spilled in the West over the troubles in the world of Islam. The problem was painfully obvious...
Istanbul, a safe haven for international events, rises on a list of convention hosts, mainly because of the ongoing unrest in North Africa and the Mideast
The Arab world has seen a year of major upheaval all starting after a man in Tunisia incinerated himself Dec. 17, 2010 in protest of his treatment by police, sparking mass uprisings that eventually led to the fall of the Tunisian, Egyptian and Libyan regimes.
The Arab Spring was inevitable and the only way to keep power in this region from now on would be to share it, Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
As Turkish President Abdullah Gül was warning the U.S. defense Secretary Leon Panetta in Ankara on Dec. 16 on the future of Iraq...
Turkey has warned the United States that war-torn Iraq’s stability will continue to be at stake unless the country is cleared of terrorist organizations after Washington withdraws its troops from the country.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is scheduled to meet with his Jordanian counterpart Awn Khasawneh in Istanbul this weekend.
French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said Dec. 14 that France could “very soon” release €230 million of the previous regime’s frozen assets to the Libyan central bank a move that can ease the cash crunch since the civil war ended.
Turkey will recall its ambassador and freeze ties with Paris if French lawmakers approve a bill punishing the denial of the “Armenian genocide” next week, the Turkish ambassador’s spokesperson, Engin Solakoğlu, told the Hürriyet Daily News yesterday.
Category: SONER ÇAĞAPTAY
On April 25, 1974, the “Carnation Revolution” shook Portugal’s 48-year-old dictatorship. A group of army officers...
Category: ÜMİT ENGİNSOY
Incumbent presidents of the United States are usually fortunate in elections for their second term. Former Republican president George Bush...
Iranian FM assures Turkey that the Islamic country does not pose any threat to its neighbor denying aggressive statements made by its officials.
Category: MEHMET ALİ BİRAND
Where are the days? We were even trying to solve external problems.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
The head of the Turkish Contractors Association (TMB) Emin Sazak put all the figures he had on the table the other day we met.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Tehran’s threat that in the event of any strike against Iran, NATO’s missile defense assets in Turkey will be the first to be attacked represents nothing but bombast.
Turkey’s main opposition party’s deputy head said relations with the United States are “warm but shallow” during his visit to Washington that aimed at understanding the U.S. stance on international issues.
Morocco’s Justice and Development Party (PJD), the first Islamist party to head a government in Rabat, will not impose a strict moral code but instead champion arts, a leading party figure said.
Main opposition leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu said yesterday that his party would make any effort for a new and democratic constitution.
The first two countries of the Arab Spring, Tunisia and Egypt, recently had their first free and fair elections. In both, the winners turned out to be Islamist parties.
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