PM Davutoğlu has said the government is strongly against discrimination toward the Alevi citizens and he will 'personally follow-up' if any kinds of official discrimination occur
Main opposition CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu accuses the government of directing Turkey’s spy agency to plot against his party
Turkey is planning to build 50 mosques inside university campuses across the country as of 2015
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, among all other things that should surprise him – such as how a bunch of jihadist murderers control half the land of your country’s two southern neighbors – has been baffled by a very simple question.
In an apparent response to salvoes by the main opposition CHP, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has strongly refuted any blame for the sufferings of Alevi citizens.
The setting up of a protocol table and stand for a mayor in a mosque in Kayseri has come under fire from the provincial head of the main opposition CHP, who slammed the move as “inappropriate” and “political.”
The HDP co-leader has raised the bar in an ongoing debate over an almost century-old tragedy that took place in eastern Anatolia where thousands of people were massacred
CHP Deputy Chair Sezgin Tanrıkulu apologizes for the massacre in Dersim, now called Tunceli, in 1938, in which over 13,000 people were killed
Category: AHMET HAKAN
In the past, I used to think that those who spoke against Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey, were “extremely courageous personalities.”
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
Category: NURAY MERT
As I was reading the story of a man who was diagnosed with a rare delusional disorder, I could not avoid making a comparison with the current mental state in Turkey
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The stance of the Barack Obama administration regarding Syria, Iraq and the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) is likely to change following the Nov. 4 midterm elections in the U.S.
Tunceli locals have long protested that the dams and reservoirs planned in the Munzur Valley would not only damage nature but also submerge areas considered sacred by Alevis
German-Turkish footballer Deniz Naki, who plays for Spor Toto Super League club Gençlerbirliği, has decided to leave his club and Turkey following a suspected racist attack over the weekend
Thousands of Shiite Muslims in Turkey have commemorated the Battle of Karbala, a bloody clash that took place more than 1,000 years ago in Karbala in today’s Iraq.
The head of Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) has sent a letter to the Alevi community for the holy month of Muharram, as well as Ashura and Karbala
The ruling Justice and Development Party is planning to take new steps embrace Turkey’s Alevi citizens
The 85th Penal Court of First Instance in Istanbul issued the lack of jurisdiction decision after examining the indictment
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Everything would have come up roses between Ankara and Tehran. Certain things did come up roses. Trade, of both the conventional and shady varieties, actually did prosper.
The police officer who shot a civilian during a crackdown on demonstrations in Istanbul in May is facing up to six years in prison on charges of involuntary manslaughter
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