Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh was elected chief of the group's political bureau, a Hamas source said on May 6
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Like other U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump invited the current Palestinian leader to the White House and told him that there was a “very good chance” of a peace settlement between Israel and a soon-to-be-independent state called Palestine.
U.S. President Donald Trump vowed on May 3 to do “whatever is necessary” to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians as he hosted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House, but gave no sign of how he could revive long-stalled negotiations
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
The last support in the Middle East for the “Muslim Brotherhood” ended on May 2. Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal personally declared the new policy document of his organization, announcing that it is not a “branch of the Muslim Brotherhood” anymore.
Turkey and Israel have been in talks about the commercial details of building a pipeline to carry Israeli gas to Europe via Turkey, a top Israeli official has said, adding that he is optimistic about the process in which a final agreement may be reached soon.
The number of tourists visiting the Mediterranean resort of Antalya saw a sharp rise in April with a 40 percent increase since the same month in 2016.
Category: SELİN NASİ
“We could have Israeli gas in Turkey in the next three to four years,” said Shaul Meridor, the Israeli Energy Ministry’s director general, at the eighth annual Atlantic Council Istanbul Summit.
One of the best three options to carry Israel’s natural gas to Europe is the route from Turkey to Europe, which is possible within two to three years, the director general of the Israeli Energy Ministry said April 27.
Syria accused Israel of triggering a huge explosion near Damascus airport on April 27 by firing several missiles at a military position
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
Situated in the middle of a crisis-prone neighborhood, Turkey can hardly ignore developments around itself for long. But that is exactly what has happened, as it has been focused on domestic politics since 2014 with a seemingly constant election cycle
The number of people officially diagnosed with dyslexia in Turkey stands at 41,600, according to the head of Turkey’s Dyslexia Association, Atıf Tokar, who said people should see dyslexia as a “difference in learning,” not “a disorder.”
Global and regional business and policy leaders will come together at the eighth annual Atlantic Council Istanbul Summit on April 27-28 with the aim of developing ideas and action on the issues of energy, the economy and security.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Unfortunately, we are living in a world where journalism is not getting more difficult but more dangerous – to the extent that journalistic associations have launched an award journalists working under difficult circumstances
An Israeli attack on a Syrian training camp near the Golan Heights killed three members of a pro-government militia on April 23, an official from the forces said.
Iran’s former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that he won’t endorse other candidates in next month’s election, after he and his deputy were barred from running.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on April 21 that there can be “no doubt” Syria has retained some chemical weapons and warned President Bashar al-Assad’s regime not to use them.
World famous flamenco star Rafael Amargo will present his show ‘Intimo’ at the 34th International Ankara Music Festival. He speaks about his passion for flamenco and excitement to take the stage in Ankara for the first time
All Western governments oppose anti-Semitism. Yet the old hatred continues. How toxic is it? And are recent eruptions of anti-Semitic expressions of momentary irritation, misunderstanding or plain ignorance?
The 36th Istanbul Film Festival ended on April 14 with the presentation of a number of awards in different categories, Fikret Reyhan’s ‘Yellow Heat’ winning best picture
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Turks like to vote. They have tasted the freedom of a ballot booth, a place where you face yourself, and make a decision about your future.
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