Israel will never agree to limit its construction activity in annexed east Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Nov. 16.
Israel's economy contracted for the first time in more than five years in the third quarter, as growth was hit by the effects of a war with Islamist militants in Gaza.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
On Nov. 12, a bizarre “protest” took place in Istanbul. Near Sarayburnu, a big harbor, the American warship USS Ross had stopped by on its way back from a NATO mission in the Black Sea.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Excerpts from an analysis in a prestigious newspaper: “The government… has been posting a series of restrictive laws.
Men of all ages will be allowed to attend the main weekly Muslim prayers Friday at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound for the first time in "months", a police spokesman said.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
There are currently some important developments happening in the Middle East. The U.S. is in contact with Iran over their common enemy, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
US Secretary of State John Kerry met Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in Jordan on Nov. 13 for talks aimed at calming a wave of violence gripping Israel and the occupied territories.
Thomas Piketty is the author of the blockbuster 700-page book 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'
Israeli settlers torched a mosque near the West Bank town of Ramallah overnight, Palestinian security officials said, as violence intensified in the occupied territory
French lawmakers will vote later this month on a proposal urging the government to recognize Palestine as a state, a parliamentary source said
Jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghuti has been placed in solitary confinement after publishing a letter calling for a return to 'armed resistance' against Israel, a Palestinian NGO said
'This is terrible - and in the middle of such a sensitive period,' a spokesman for the Israeli NGO Peace Now said
Kadir Has University’s Lifelong Education Center, in collaboration with its Culinary School, has initiated a project that blends food and diplomacy, with an award-winning Armenian chef from Yerevan cooking dishes with students
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
I was planning to write a follow up to the latest article I wrote about Turkish-Greek cultural cooperation, which I learned had been translated and published on a number of Greek websites.
Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian demonstrator in clashes in the West Bank as Israel tightened security following a pair of attacks that took two Israeli lives the day before
Russia signed a deal with Iran to build two new nuclear reactors and agreed to expand the total number of Russian reactors in the country to eight, the state nuclear agency Rosatom said
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas accused the Islamist movement Hamas of trying 'to destroy' efforts to broker national unity through a series of bomb blasts in Gaza last week
A Canadian-born immigrant to Israel has become the first foreign woman to join Kurds battling Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria, a Kurdish source said
Nothing will keep Turkey from protecting Jerusalem and the al-Aqsa Mosque, PM Davutoğlu has stated, while reiterating his warnings to Israel not to consider any new attack on holy sites
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