Roger Hardy speaks to Hürriyet Daily News about his book ‘The Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East,’ a vivid account of the half-century between 1917 and 1967
A drone that killed four Turkish soldiers last week in Syria might belong to Iran, the Pentagon has said.
A U.S. official has categorically denied recent media reports claiming that Washington was preparing to send Stinger missiles, an effective weapon in air defense, to the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which Ankara considers a terrorist group.
Turkey understands that an Iranian-made drone was responsible for the killing of four soldiers participating in an operation in Syria
The Turkish General Staff said its warplanes “neutralized” 23 ISIL militants in air strikes in the al-Bab city of Aleppo province in northern Syria between 10:05 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 7
The Turkish Foreign Ministry summoned German Ambassador to Turkey Martin Erdmann on Dec. 7
“This is a guy who has worked across both sides of the divide, in places where there is intense conflict, in South Africa, in Northern Ireland, and in Iraq,” Charles Sennot, the Boston Globe’s former Middle East Bureau Chief, says of Padraig O’Malley
The unknowns about what comes next in Turkey and how it will look in a few months are generating uncertainty that is currently the most critical problem in the country’s deteriorating economic situation, economist Selva Demiralp tells Hürriyet Daily News
A prosecutor’s office in Istanbul, which ordered the detention of Doğan Holding’s Ankara representative, Barbaros Muratoğlu, has cited articles published in two pro-government newspapers as evidence, daily Hürriyet has learned
The Doğan Group has released a statement rejecting reports that an “operation” has been conducted against Doğan Holding after its Ankara representative, Barbaros Muratoğlu, was detained in Ankara early on Dec. 1
Neither Syria nor Russia carried out an attack on Turkish soldiers in northern Syria on Nov. 24, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said, calling on Ankara “to continue to improve coordination to concentrate on the anti-terror fight.”
Turkey’s bilateral economic and trade relations with the United States will fare better than they did over the past four or five years when U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office in early 2017, according to the head of the Turkish-American Business Association-U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The new Israeli Ambassador to Ankara, Eitan Na’eh, arrived to Ankara on Dec. 1 to start duties in his new post. Turkey’s newly appointed ambassador to Israel, Kemal Ökem, is expected to be in Tel Aviv in the first week of December, according to sources.
EU capitals are likely to refrain from suspending membership talks since they could prove counterproductive, says a former EU envoy to Ankara. ‘The Turkish leadership will not listen. The EU message is currently inaudible,’ says Marc Pierini.
Deutsche Bank and Bank of America were swindled by Turkish-Iranian businessman Reza Zarrab, the office of Manhattan Attorney Preet Bharara, who is the lead prosecutor against the controversial figure, has alleged.
Author Kaya Genç speaks to the Hürriyet Daily News about his new book ‘Under the Shadow: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey’
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Turkey sent fire-fighting aircraft to Israel on Nov. 24 to combat a fire that has broken out across the country, Foreign Ministry officials have told the Hürriyet Daily News, adding that Tel Aviv accepted Ankara’s offer to provide assistance
Turkey would never take steps to undermine NATO’s collective defense and unity as spelled out in Article 5, the alliance’s chief has said
The European Parliament’s upcoming voting on freezing membership talks with Turkey has no value for the country, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Nov. 23
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