Billie Holiday’s “What a Little Moonlight Can Do” is a popular evergreen, but now there is an update in the Eastern Mediterranean: “What a Little Gas Can Do.”
Developments in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon are so deeply intertwined that we might start speaking about these countries in similar terms as we talk about Af-Pak.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday Israel was doing all that was "necessary" to ensure its security, following reports of an air raid against Hezbollah targets on the Syrian-Lebanese border.
Israeli police clashed with stone-throwing Palestinian protesters on Tuesday in the sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City
Germany views Iran as a potential threat not just to Israel, but also to European countries, Chancellor Angela Merkel said
Egyptian PM Beblawi announced that the government is to resign in a step that will likely to pave the way for army chief Sisi to declare his candidacy for president
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is travelling to Israel with her cabinet to promote ties and encourage her counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu to advance a two-state solution with the Palestinians
Fatih Terim's men will therefore have the tough task of getting payback against the team that crushed its slim World Cup chances
A law expanding the MİT's powers is set to be discussed at a commission, with concerns on confidentiality still in the air
The size of Iran's most contested uranium stockpile has declined significantly for the first time in four years following a landmark nuclear deal with world powers in November
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
When Barack Obama came to the U.S. presidency in 2008, many had high expectations for world peace.
A senior Iranian negotiator said that Tehran has agreed on a "framework" for talks with world powers
Both leaders talked for nearly 1.5 hours in their first phone meeting in six months
Ambitious nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers entered a second day in Vienna on Wednesday with Tehran's foreign minister saying a deal was "totally achievable".
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek was quoted in The Telegraph on Monday (Feb. 17), saying critics have blown the current situation in Turkey out of proportion.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
It is not an easy life to be a Jew in Turkey. The other day, I felt that once more while I was going to the Jewish school in Istanbul’s Ulus neighborhood.
Nuclear talks between Iran and world powers move to the next level as negotiators begin work on an ambitious lasting accord
Rebels in southern Syria say they are planning a spring offensive against Damascus, which regime and opposition sources say will include fighters trained by Western forces in neighbouring Jordan.
The world energy industry needs around $37 trillion over the next two decades for new greenfield projects and to upgrade existing energy infrastructure.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
When Mordechai Vanunu, a humble Israeli technician who worked for years at Israel’s secret nuclear site at Dimona, spilled the beans about Israel’s nuclear weapons in 1986
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