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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Today’s Iraq is one of the countries that have emerged at the end of the 400-year-old Ottoman Empire rule after the First World War.
The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has unfortunately adopted a stance that will damage its respectability.
Istanbul became the junction point on international waterways in the 19th century. Before anything else, the Suez Canal had drawn a portion of the heavy traffic in the northeast Atlantic to this region
Watching the evening news on television, I saw the U.S. Permanent Representative in the U.N., Samantha Power, in the carefree and relaxed mood of a university campus student, attacking Iran, Russia and Syria
Where does Turkey’s history of modern museums start? If we exempt the works sold from the Ottoman palaces, it can be said that the Hagia İrene Church within Istanbul’s Topkapı Palace was the first place where it started.
Selim I (Yavuz Sultan Selim) entered Aleppo on Aug. 24-25, 1516, with, according to certain historians, an 80,000-man army, after beating the Mamluk Sultan Al-Ashraf Qansuh al-Ghawri’s army of the same size
It was September of 1859 when Istanbul was shaken. As far as we know, a rebellion was about to erupt in Istanbul. In the handwritten leaflets, the flugblatt as the Germans called them before printing machines were invented, it was claimed that “the sultan had become an infidel” and they were calling for a return to sharia law
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