Scuba divers have discovered the largest trove of gold coins ever found off Israel’s Mediterranean coast, about 2,000 pieces dating back more than 1,000 years, the country’s antiquities authority said on Feb. 17
Tens of thousands of people demanding justice marched in symbolic silence on Feb. 18 in soaking Buenos Aires to mark a month since the suspicious death of a prosecutor who was ready to accuse the Argentine president of a massive cover-up
The Obama administration said Wednesday it is withholding from Israel some sensitive details of its nuclear negotiations with Iran because it is worried that Israeli government officials have leaked information to try to scuttle the talks - and will continue to do so.
Today, Turkey’s economy is no longer growing at the 2010-11 levels of 9.2 and 8.8 percent and instead faces a number of structural problems, appearing to be stuck in the infamous “middle-income trap.”
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkish-U.S. relations have survived many tests on the Armenian issue before. The worst recent one was Ankara recalling the Turkish ambassador to Washington, back in 2007, when an “Armenian genocide resolution” was voted through the House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee.
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
The U.S. government on Feb. 17 established a policy for exports of military and commercial drones, including armed ones, and said it plans to work with other countries to shape global standards for the use of the controversial weapons systems
Whenever you ask diplomatic sources about U.S.-Turkey relations, the kind of answer you get is usually about the 'absence of any problems.'
Tens of thousands of Danes have gathered for a torchlit vigil in Copenhagen to commemorate the victims of two shootings that shocked the nation and heightened fears of a new surge in anti-Semitic violence
Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Feb. 16 urged France's Jews to stay in the country after a fresh call by the Israeli premier for European Jews to emigrate to Israel
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
The Turkish state’s most enigmatic figure has created such a star effect in politics that even President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is heartbroken
ISIL said it was holding an Israeli Arab who had posed as a foreign fighter in order to spy for Mossad, an account denied by Israel and by the man's family, who said he had been kidnapped
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
The decision by Hakan Fidan, Turkey’s former intelligence chief, to run for parliament as a candidate from the Justice and Development Party (AKP), has stirred the political cauldron
An influential Iranian general who has reportedly been near the front line against ISIL was quoted Feb. 12 saying the jihadists are "nearing the end of their lives".
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Officially whatever is left from the 1960 Cyprus Republic, it is still “officially” a non-aligned country, even if there is no longer a functional Non-Aligned movement
Greek Cyprus’ offer to allow Russia the use of air and navy bases on its territory has triggered a feud with Britain
The Palestinian economy should be improved through better domestic production and not through donations alone, the Turkish and Palestinian economy ministers have said.
Hakan Fidan, head of Turkey’s National Intelligence Agency (MİT), has submitted his resignation to run in June 7 general elections. He could become the new foreign minister if he is elected. 'If a person who is assigned as Superman enters the parliament, I consider it a waste," Deputy PM Arınç said.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has described his country's apology to Turkey as an 'enormous mistake'
The new Greek prime minister’s visit to the Greek Cypriot part of the island was hoped to serve as some sort of a catalyst to bring Nikos Anastasiades back to the negotiating table.
FM Çavuşoğlu has made the last-minute decision, after an Israeli government member joined the panel he was due to speak on
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