Category: GÜLSE BİRSEL
I support the argument that the American continent was explored by Muslims and not by Christopher Columbus. If the president said it, then there should be no further discussion.
Category: FORK & CORK
What can be more appropriate for Thanksgiving? Thanks to the sweet tooth of the Janissaries, we are still loyal to the candy of loyalty; sucked in the cheek, 'akide' continues to be the ultimate pacifier for the people of this land
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, as you might have probably heard, argued last week that Muslims discovered the Americas some three centuries before Christopher Columbus.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is a huge terrorist organization making $1 million day by smuggling oil via Turkey and Iraq, warned a former U.S. envoy on energy.
Ortaylı says Erdoğan’s comments on Muslims discovering the American continent before Columbus were “half-fantasy”
Category: TAHA AKYOL
Several Islamic figures that lived long before Columbus have suggested that some Muslim sailors sailed across the Atlantic.
A gunman opened fire at a major university in Florida early Nov. 20, leaving three people injured, before officers killed the shooter, police said.
A site has reportedly been allocated for a mosque’s construction in the Cuban capital Havana
After 12 years in power, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan by now has established a good record of initiating unexpected controversies.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
I sensed this was coming when I discovered a Turkish book, “Goethe and Islam,” which proudly announced that “in addition to the controversy regarding whether Johann Wolfgang Goethe was Muslim, there is now proof that the German writer … was not only Muslim, but also Turkish.”
The fate of Colombia's peace talks is in the hands of the FARC rebels, the president warned Nov. 17, after halting negotiations designed to end Latin America's longest-running conflict.
Vladimir Putin's early exit from a G20 summit in Australia after an icy reception from world leaders may further stoke Russia-West tensions and lead to renewed fighting in Ukraine, analysts said.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has stated that he has received “strong signals” from U.S. President Barack Obama indicating changes in Washington’s policy on Syria.
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Nov. 15 a technological innovation plan to ensure America's military superiority in the 21st century.
Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
The Hagia Sophia, the walls of Constantinople and a few churches are still with us, while much else remains buried under accumulated building of centuries. Yet we have one institution today whose roots extend back even to the time of New Rome: The Greek Orthodox Church
US and Turkish military officials meet to hash out plans to train and arm 2,000 moderate Syrian rebels in Central Anatolia
Excerpts from an analysis in a prestigious newspaper: “The government… has been posting a series of restrictive laws.
Anadolu Group, the Turkish conglomerate that owns Efes Pilsen, the country’s largest brewer, is not considering selling its global brand, the group’s chairman has said, after recent reports that SABMiller, the sector giant, had made an offer for it.
The U.S. Congress will vote in coming days on approving construction of the much-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project Republicans claim is step one in their plan for enhanced US energy production
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