Turkish director Yekta Kara has staged an opera about one of the Arab Spring’s iconic places, Tahrir Square.
Category: ABDULLAH GÜL
'The state of world affairs over the past decade has been characterized by complexities that defy easy analysis and prognostication,' former Turkish President Gül writes
A Tunisian soldier opened fire on colleagues at a military base in the capital Tunis on May 25, killing an officer and two others and wounding 15 more before being shot dead himself, Tunisian authorities said
A retrospective in Washington provides a glimpse not just of the artist Shirin Neshat’s art and life, but also the trajectory of Iran in modern times, from the 1953 coup through the 1979 Islamic Revolution to the recent Green Movement
Category: TAHA AKYOL
One cannot remain silent on the decision of the Egyptian court that sentenced President Morsi, who was elected by 52 percent but then toppled by a coup, to death
Istanbul’s most awaited festival is set to start on May 23rd, welcoming well known Turkish and international artists as well as young promising musicians to celebrate the beginning of the summer in Kilyos’ sandy beach !
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
International relations scholars would know better, but seasoned journalists could also attest to the fact that one very rarely sees a radical alteration in a country’s foreign policies after a change in government.
Does anyone remember how the war in Syria started?
Still, looking at Turkish society, you end up concluding that certain things about Turks might remain “almost” inexplicable.
Move over, Cairo, Beirut and Casablanca. Dubai is on a mission to become one of the Arab world’s top centers for art, design, film and fashion - areas traditionally dominated by older Arab cities outside the Gulf.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan went on two important visits to regional capitals over the last two months: The first was to Riyadh on March 2, while the other was to Tehran on April 7.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
When the Cold War ended and the Soviet Union dissolved, a new era of democratic expansionism was heralded, as Francis Fukuyama declared the end of history.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Diplomats in Ankara appear confused after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to Iran on Tuesday.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
According to Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, the Muslim world is on the verge of a disintegration, during which ever more blood could be shed.
The United States will not stand by while Iran provides support to Shiite rebels who have seized much of Yemen, Secretary of State John Kerry said on April 8.
Category: NURAY MERT
Well done! For me, the deal is something to celebrate, since I have always been for diplomatic solutions. Moreover, I am a fan of Iran as a beautiful country and great culture. Finally, I want to hope that it will help restore peace in the region after so much suffering at tragic human cost.
It is evident that the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government is in a strategic bind in terms of foreign policy. Its ambitious plan to cast Turkey in the role of a principal driving force in its region has amounted to little.
Tens of thousands of Tunisians have marched through the capital in a show of solidarity against Islamist militants, hours after the government said its forces had killed nine members of a group suspected of carrying out this month's deadly Bardo Museum attack.
There are two burning questions regarding the military intervention in Yemen. It is not quite possible to give positive answers to either question.
ISIL claimed responsibility for an attack on foreign tourists at Tunisia's national museum that killed 21 people, as the security forces swooped on suspects
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