Erdoğan has proven he could deliver most of his promises after having entered politics
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkey is about to enter a new stage of politics with the presidency of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan with Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu as the next PM he preferred to see.
At least one person was killed in Egypt Thursday as police quashed attempts by supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to commemorate the first anniversary of a brutal Cairo crackdown.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
After half a century of stasis, there are big new strategic realities in the Middle East, but people are having trouble getting their heads around them. Take the United States, for example.
The Italian navy said it had rescued more than 2,000 migrants over the weekend from boats in the Mediterranean, bringing the number it has brought ashore this year to nearly 100,000
An Egyptian court on Saturday ordered the dissolution of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the political wing of the already banned Muslim Brotherhood movement
Category: VERDA ÖZER
When answering Rose’s question on Israel-Palestine, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said: 'Turkey is the principal interlocutor that I would look to'
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Under normal circumstances, we should not have categories like moderate Islam or radical Islam. Yet, as long as there are fanatics killing not only non-Muslims
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Turkey is a country in the first league of international diplomacy. Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu was exuberantly boasting in comments to the media
One of the points in the foreign policy areas where I give credit to the AKP government has been its decision to improve relations with the KRG
A cold wind blowing between Erdoğan and Obama has been hindering direct communication between the two
A recent survey has indicated an unprecedented low in popular approval for the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) foreign policy.
Turkish foreign policy is heading toward a crossroads, as the country heads for its critical presidential election next month.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The prolonged problem of the Middle East, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, was propelled to the top of the world agenda two weeks ago with yet another round of senseless killings.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
If you would like to read a book these days that would help you grasp the political dynamics of post-Arab Spring societies, I would wholeheartedly recommend a new title: “Temptations of Power:
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad was sworn in Wednesday for a new seven-year term, warning Western and Arab governments they will pay dearly for backing those who took up arms against him.
Was there a link between the two provocative actions in two days? It is hard to tell now. But the events have started to unfold in an inflammable manner afterwards
Greek Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos expresses confidence that Turkey and Greece can create fresh momentum for overcoming their chronic problems
Around 75 migrants are lost at sea in the Mediterranean according to survivors of a shipwreck off Italy who were plucked to safety by the navy, the UN refugee agency said Wednesday.
Whatever else you may say about the “young war criminal” (as British journalist Alan Watkins used to call former prime minister Tony Blair), he certainly fights his corner with great determination.
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