Category: MURAT YETKİN
Mecca, the Hajj of 1954, September... Two pilgrims took a ride on the bus carrying 21 Soviet Muslims to the Kaaba
The latest U.S.-led plan to train and arm a Syrian opposition force will start in Turkey on May 9, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu told a Turkish newspaper.
Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose career was destroyed by an extramarital affair with his biographer, was sentenced on April 23 to two years’ probation and fined $100,000 for giving her classified material while she was working on the book
The Cannes Film Festival’s organizers on April 16 unveiled the list of 17 movies to be shown next month in the Palme d’Or competition line-up.
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.
CIA director John Brennan gave a staunch defense of the framework nuclear deal with Iran on April 7, calling some criticism of the accord "disingenuous" while expressing surprise at Tehran's concessions.
A South Korean activist said Wednesday he had launched thousands of copies of Hollywood film "The Interview" into North Korea by balloon, ignoring dire threats of reprisals from Pyongyang.
Retired Gen. Bilgin Balanlı, who was among the 236 suspects acquitted in the 'Balyoz' coup-plot case, has said the United States or the Central Intelligence Agency could have had a finger in the coup case.
Spy agencies are caught in a "technology arms race" with terrorists and criminals, the new head of Britain's MI6 said on March 31 in his first public comments since becoming chief.
Having the leader of Iran’s elite Quds Force direct Iraqi forces battling ISIL is complicating the US mission against terrorism and contributing to destabilization in Iraq
On Feb. 11, after more than six months since the U.S. launched its bombing campaign in Syria and Iraq, U.S. President Barack Obama motioned Congress to authorize U.S. military actions against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
The fighting in Syria, which started with an uprising against the Bashar al-Assad regime and transformed into a deadly civil war, has entered its fifth year
CIA Director John Brennan says the United States does not want to see a chaotic collapse of the Syrian regime as it could open the way to Islamist extremists taking power
Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, writes for Hürriyet Daily News
I apologize in advance to readers that I am not able to quote any sources while compiling this piece, but I believe that those who continue reading may get more of an idea about what is going on in the apparent deadlock in the dialogue process between the Turkish government and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in pursuit of a political settlement
It was 16 years ago today when Turkish Prime Minister of the day Bülent Ecevit appeared before the cameras and announced that Abdullah Öcalan, the leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) who was captured a day before on Feb. 15, 1999, was brought to Turkey and put in prison
The most critical stage in hectic talks between the government and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) on the resolution process, which has recently gained visible momentum, has arrived
The HDP suggests a long-awaited negotiations phase with the government over the Kurdish issue could start within a fortnight
Organized crime and narcotics smuggling in Turkey are analogous to the role of oil in countries like Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan, Professor Ryan Gingeras tells the Hürriyet Daily News, discussing his new book ‘Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey’
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has called on the FBI to withdraw its representative from a February event in Texas sponsored by a controversial group.
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