A former detainee at the U.S. detention facility in Guantanamo Bay was one of the 30 suspects arrested over links to the Istanbul Atatürk Airport attack which killed 45 people and wounded hundreds, news outlet Voice of America has reported
They speak little Arabic and don't have a real mosque, but Cuba's small Muslim community practices the faith and will quietly mark the end of Ramadan as best they can
Turkey has been left disappointed by economic and political ties with the United States during the waning days of President Barack Obama’s term, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, expressing similar feelings about his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin
US President Barack Obama told Cubans on March 22 he wants to "bury" decades of Cold War conflict and then joined his counterpart Raul Castro for some baseball diplomacy to wrap up his historic visit to the communist island
U.S. President Barack Obama pushed Cuba to improve human rights during his historic visit to the Communist-led island on March 21, publicly sparring with President Raul Castro who showed flashes of anger and hit back at U.S. “double standards”
The Turkish president’s office has noted that the release of daily Cumhuriyet editor-in-chief Can Dündar and Ankara bureau chief Erdem Gül does not mark the end of the judicial process, adding that it is “closely following” the case
President Barack Obama on Feb. 23 presented a long-awaited roadmap to close the controversial US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, saying it was time to shutter a facility that betrayed US interests and values
Justice Antonin Scalia, a towering conservative voice on the US Supreme Court, has died at the age of 79, triggering a political showdown over his succession in the run-up to the presidential election
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) confirmed on Jan. 19 the death of British extremist "Jihadi John", saying he was killed in a drone strike in their Syrian stronghold of Raqqa in November
President Barack Obama took aim on Jan. 12 at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and accused critics of playing into the hands of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in a speech meant to cement his legacy and set a positive tone for his final year in office
U.S. President Barack Obama, in a rare primetime speech designed to reassure a jittery nation, vowed late on Dec. 6 that America will destroy the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and hunt down its followers at home or abroad
U.S. President Barack Obama signed a defense bill on Nov. 25 barbed with measures designed to undo his bid to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay
United States President Barack Obama vowed on Nov. 19 to press ahead with the release of his plan on how he hopes to close the Guantanamo military prison but said last week’s Paris attacks would stoke further congressional resistance to his efforts
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Years ago pundits warned Western inciters of the so-called Arab Spring, that if the fire of that “spring” was carried to Syria, not only would Syria catch on fire but the consequences of such a development would be felt all over the world
The Pentagon is poised to release a much-anticipated report on shutting down Guantanamo Bay, even as Congress battles to block the transfer of the military prison inmates from Cuba to US soil
Cuba and the United States can normalize ties only after Washington ends its trade embargo and returns the Guantanamo U.S. naval base to Cuban control, President Raul Castro told the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 28
Pope Francis exhorted Cuba and the United States on Sept.19 to set an example for the world by deepening the recent rapprochement that he helped secretly broker between the former Cold War foes.
The new superstar of jazz, Esperanza Spalding, will perform at Istanbul’s Cemal Reşit Rey (CRR) Concert Hall on Oct. 24.
The U.S. Navy is investigating a complaint that seeks the evacuation of civilian and military lawyers from parts of the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, following reports of cancer cases among personnel working on the trials of detainees there.
A plan being drafted for closing the Guantanamo military jail will call for the transfer to U.S. prisons of possibly dozens of inmates deemed too dangerous to release, President Barack Obama's counter terrorism adviser said, setting up a fight with congressional opponents.
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