President Bashar al-Assad said Sunday that the war that has torn Syria apart for three years and cost more than 150,000 lives is turning in the government's favour
Turkey enteres among 'the elite' in military spending according to SIPRI's research
Since the latest attempt at resolving the Cyprus challenge began on Feb 11 this year with U.S. involvement, the world around the island has changed fundamentally
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
Not the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) victory… Nor the “smackdown” of those, including me, who are angry with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan…
British Prime Minister David Cameron has ordered an investigation into the Muslim Brotherhood over concerns that the group is planning radical activities from a base in London
Category: ERSU ABLAK
Today, in order to tell you about the affairs of the technology and Internet industries in Turkey, all I need to write are three words: Twitter is banned.
Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Wednesday he had quit the military to run for president
The UN body monitoring press freedoms says instabilities associated with the Arab Spring has contributed to a spike in the number of journalists killed in recent years.
The irregular trajectory of Russian-Turkish relations registered a new high in 2013, despite many factors that were pulling it down.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
When President Barack Obama portrayed prospering Turkey, ruled by sweet Islamists, as “a great Islamic democracy” in 2010
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
PM Erdoğan’s regional enemies, from Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, to Egypt’s Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, must be delighting in the domestic troubles in Turkey
Bahrain vowed Tuesday to eliminate "terrorism," a day after a bomb killed three policemen in a Shiite village, in the deadliest attack on security forces since they crushed the 2011 uprising.
This week’s Oscar-nominated feature documentary ‘The Square,’ directed by Jehane Noujaim, is an on-the-ground documentary on the Egyptian revolution that led to the ousting of two presidents.
Egypt's new prime minister said that security was his cabinet's top priority, as security forces have faced near daily attacks since the July ouster of Morsi
Category: MURAT YETKİN
It may be interesting for many to observe that there is no improvement in Turkey mentioned on the 2013 Human Rights Report from the U.S. Department of State.
US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that free elections do not necessarily usher in true democracy in many countries
There are two reasons why people who are concerned over Turkey are eager to see what President Abdullah Gül will do regarding disputed bills
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Tunisia Tuesday on an unannounced trip, in a sign of support for the country where the Arab Spring was triggered three years ago.
Rebels in southern Syria say they are planning a spring offensive against Damascus, which regime and opposition sources say will include fighters trained by Western forces in neighbouring Jordan.
Bahraini protesters marking the third anniversary of an Arab Spring-inspired uprising clashed with security forces
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