Category: MURAT YETKİN
Thirty years ago, on Aug. 15, 1984, at around 21:30 p.m., militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) infiltrated from Iraq and raided the Turkish border towns of Eruh and Şemdinli.
Category: VERDA ÖZER
It was June when Kurds came closest to gaining their dream of independence. Northern Iraqi Kurds captured the oil-rich Kirkuk following the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) assault on Mosul on June 10.
Senior U.S. officials say the Obama administration has begun directly providing weapons to Kurdish forces who have started to make gains against Islamic militants in Iraq.
The CIA has conceded that it had improperly monitored computers used by the US Senate Intelligence Committee in an investigation of interrogation tactics and secret prisons for terrorism suspects
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
Nope, I have not smoked anything to make me feel like I am in Tolkien’s Middle Earth. Zhongguo, which means Middle/Central State and is often translated as Middle/Central Kingdom
German authorities said Wednesday they were investigating an alleged foreign spy as reports said the suspect was the second within days believed to be working for US intelligence.
Two months to the day has passed since Boko Haram abducted nearly 300 school girls from their boarding school in Chiboku. This is not the first school-targeting incident of Boko Haram
John Kerry signaled that the U.S. hopes to enlist moderate Syrian opposition fighters against ISIL in Iraq, but Syrian rebels 'buckling in the face of jihadis'
Syria's opposition government sacked the military command of the rebel Free Syrian Army late Thursday over corruption allegations, as the White House asked lawmakers for $500 million for moderate insurgents.
Russia asked Twitter to block access to a dozen accounts it deems 'extremist', the head of the country's telecoms watchdog said, as Moscow seeks greater control over Internet sites based beyond its borders
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
I could not make up my mind: did he say this out of conviction or out of guilt wrapped up as faith?
Pakistan condemns the first US drone strikes on its soil this year despite suspicions the two countries coordinated over the attack in the aftermath of a Taliban siege of Karachi airport
'Looking at all the options,' Washington mulls drone strikes amid fears Iraqi forces are crumbling as radical Islamist militants 'march' to Baghdad
Category: NURAY MERT
It seems 'the pragmatism of Islamists' has defeated 'the Western pragmatism,' at the end of the day
Islamabad's High Court on Thursday ordered police to press charges against the CIA's former station chief for murder, conspiracy and waging war against Pakistan.
Fugitive self-proclaimed spy Edward Snowden said Wednesday he wants to return home, as he defended his massive leak of US intelligence secrets
Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said in a U.S. TV interview he "was trained as a spy" and had worked undercover overseas for U.S. government agencies.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
The kidnapping of nearly 300 school girls by Boko Haram has rightly alarmed the world. Millions have condemned the crime and joined the cry, “Bring our girls back.”
Russian leader Vladimir Putin warned that Ukraine is on the verge of civil war after the Kiev government sent in troops against pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country
The decision to disband a special New York Police Department unit tracking the daily lives of Muslims has been applauded but groups said there were concerns over other problematic practices
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