Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is set to embark on a one-day trip to Saudi Arabia on Feb. 28 to meet new Saudi King Salman, who assumed his post last month.
Turkey’s EU minister says whether the İncirlik air base will be used in the anti-ISIL fight will be clear according to results of train-equip program
Category: GÜNEŞ KÖMÜRCÜLER
Turkey’s relations with its neighboring regions have strained for the last years. The economic and trade ramifications of these deteriorating ties become more and more visible
Category: NURAY MERT
This is not a place for a book review, but Shadi Hamid’s “Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a new Middle East” (Brookings Institute Book, 2014, Oxford University Press) needs to be mentioned, even if briefly, since Islamism and the Middle East never cease to be hot topics.
The Shiite militia that seized power in Sanaa said on Feb. 15 it will not cave in to "threats" after Yemen's Gulf neighbours urged the UN to act forcefully against its takeover
Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
‘It was the people on the ground in the region that made the change, not me, and not my team’ says Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter
Suspected Islamist militants bombed three police stations in Egypt's second city Alexandria on Feb. 10, wounding 10 people, and also targetted two other locations, an interior ministry official said
Politicians are notorious about avoiding telling the truth; maybe that is why they need to apologize when they happen to tell the truth.
Shiite leader Abdel Malek al-Huthi on Feb. 7 defended his powerful militia's establishment of transitional bodies to resolve Yemen's political crisis, in the face of street protests and international criticism.
Shiite militia who have seized Yemen’s capital announced Feb. 6 they had dissolved parliament and installed a "presidential council" to run the country in the face of a power vacuum.
The four surviving original Magna Carta copies go on display together for the first time from Monday as Britain kicks off 800th anniversary celebrations for a contract with global significance.
Tunisia Feb. 2 presented its new coalition government, dominated by the secular Nidaa Tounes party but also including its Islamist rivals, as it prepares to tackle security problems and a faltering economy.
Security black holes around Turkey are getting bigger, yet the government is not vocalizing the threat is becoming more serious, warns an analyst. ‘Being Muslim will not protect Turkey from radicalism,’ says security expert Mete Yarar.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
In 2012, Mexico was the first emerging economy to lead the G20. So Turkey is not the first. But those out there with unhealthy “first time ever” obsessions can take solace in Turkey being the first Muslim-majority country to chair the G20
Category: VERDA ÖZER
The Turkish public does not feel safe and secure. This is what the results of the “Survey of Social-Political Tendencies in Turkey” tell us indirectly.
Dignitaries and leaders from around the world arrive in Saudi Arabia to offer their condolences to its new King Salman, a day after the death of his half-brother King Abdullah.
Saudi Arabia buried King Abdullah Friday as foreign leaders gathered in the capital for the funeral of the ruler of the world's top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam
Shiite militia clashed with Yemen's army and fired on a convoy carrying the prime minister on Jan. 19 as pressure mounted on the embattled government of President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi.
Regardless of the turmoil in the region, no change should be expected and Ankara’s alliance with the Muslim Brotherhood is only likely to strengthen, RUSI scholar Aaron Stein tells the Hürriyet Daily News
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Turkey’s New Foreign Policy: Davutoğlu, the AKP and the Pursuit of Regional Order’ by Aaron Stein (Routledge, 105 pages, $42)
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