Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Just as we yesterday celebrated the 91st year of the foundation of the Turkish Republic, this year also marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War I, which brought an end to the Ottoman Empire.
Sweden on Oct. 30 officially recognized the state of Palestine, Stockholm's foreign minister said, less than a month after the government announced its intention to make the controversial move.
Israel's closure of the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound to all visitors following the shooting of a Jewish hardliner is tantamount to a "declaration of war," Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Oct. 30.
Turkey still languishes in the lower reaches of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Gender Gap Report 2014
Israel believes the militant group Hezbollah has probably dug tunnels across the border from Lebanon in preparation for any future war although it has no conclusive evidence, an Israeli army general said
Egypt began setting up a buffer zone along its border with the Gaza Strip Wednesday to prevent militant infiltration and arms smuggling following a wave of deadly attacks.
Category: NURAY MERT
Nationalism(s) and Islamism(s) also reinforced anti-Western feeling as a popular ideological tool to put the blame on the West - and Israel in particular - for all problems
President Reuven Rivlin acknowledged past and present wrongdoings to Israel's Arabs, while calling for calm in the wake of growing unrest in east Jerusalem and the West Bank
The Israeli government has given the green light for the planning of more than 1,000 new Jewish settler homes in annexed Arab east Jerusalem
India has chosen to buy anti-tank guided missiles from Israel, rejecting a rival US offer, as the right-wing government clears projects worth $13.1 billion to modernise its ageing military
Category: VERDA ÖZER
“We are ready for normalization with Israel,” said a top official in Ankara who I met this week. My question had been: Is Turkey considering normalizing its relations with Israel and Egypt, which are the only countries offering stability in the region other than Iran?
Israel deployed police in force in Jerusalem Oct. 24 for weekly Muslim prayers and restricted access to a flashpoint mosque, after a deadly attack by a Palestinian sent tensions soaring.
Nationalist party urges Turkish gov’t to restore ties with Egypt and Israel for the sake of national interests
A Palestinian rammed a car into pedestrians in Jerusalem on Oct. 22, killing a baby and injuring six other people in what Israeli police said was a 'hit-and-run terror attack'
Ahead of last week’s vote for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), Turkish envoys in African and Asian capitals were telling me how Turkey continued to be popular in the countries where they were on duty.
The OECD has stated that it remains seriously concerned about Turkey’s low level of foreign bribery law enforcement, as well as certain aspects of its corporate liability legislation.
Category: YALÇIN DOĞAN
Everything is planned and programmed. The postponement of an exam that would not normally attract any attention is actually a sign of enormous preparation
Israel on Wednesday reassured Jordan that it would not allow Jewish prayer at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, after reports of a possible change raised concerns in the Arab world.
Erdoğan has defended Turkey’s press freedom record by pointing to the 16 journalists killed in Gaza
Category: GWYNNE DYER
It’s a slow process, this business of getting recognized as an independent state, but the Palestinians are making progress.
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