Category: BLIND SPOT
You and your kids have to live with the kid raised by the minibus driver who steers toward you for another 70 years in the same country…
Category: GÜVEN SAK
The Jihadist International is a growing phenomenon. Like the Communist International of the early 20th Century, this movement feeds on domestic inequality, and contrary to popular perception, its breeding ground is also in the West.
'The Pussycat Riot' association plays the national anthems countries notorious for censoring Internet content
A major exhibition on the Seljuks will be held at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art without loans from Turkey. Turkey is refusing to lend artifacts to leading British and American museums based on the issue of disputed antiquities
The United States is working closely with the KRG to clamp down on oil smuggling in a bid to cut off a key source of funding for ISIL
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Everything would have come up roses between Ankara and Tehran. Certain things did come up roses. Trade, of both the conventional and shady varieties, actually did prosper.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
“The price of oil will hit its floor and it will rise again,” President Nicolas Maduro assured Venezuelans, whose shaky economy depends critically on a high oil price. “Venezuela will continue with its social plans. Venezuela will move forward.”
Iran cannot sell fuel to Turkish trucks, according to a new plan created by Turkish authorities to solve the passage fee and fuel row between Iran and Turkey, Iranian Ambassador to Ankara Ali Reza Bigdeli has said.
The history of the Middle East in the post-colonial era has been one of wars and conflicts with long-standing regional antagonisms and rivalries that show no signs of abating.
The situation in the Middle East could change if Turkey and Iran cooperate on the Syria issue, Iranian Ambassador to Ankara Ali Reza Bigdeli has said.
A luxury train filled with Western tourists pulled into Tehran on Oct. 27, after an almost two-week journey from Budapest taking in Iranian cities that reportedly cost up to $31,000 a head.
Iran has accused Turkey of prolonging the three-year conflict in neighboring Syria by insisting on President Bashar al-Assad’s overthrow and supporting “terrorist groups,” the official IRNA news agency has reported.
FOOTBALL & POLITICS - The struggle for women’s right to engage in sports and attend sporting events has drawn more attention recently with a hunger strike in Tehran and the rare appearance of Saudi women in an all-male stadium in Abu Dhabi
Fusion power would not replace the 'renewables,' whose cost would probably fall fast enough to stay competitive. But it would rapidly replace the fossil fuels, mainly coal and gas
Following a question about why the Syrian town of Kobane has become so critical in the international arena, the Erdoğan said 'a game is being played on Turkey’s borders'
Category: VERDA ÖZER
“We are ready for normalization with Israel,” said a top official in Ankara who I met this week. My question had been: Is Turkey considering normalizing its relations with Israel and Egypt, which are the only countries offering stability in the region other than Iran?
Iran hangs, Jabbari, a woman convicted of murdering a former intelligence officer she claimed had tried to sexually assault her
Category: TAHA AKYOL
I listen to politicians attentively, whoever they may be, when they do not shout and when they speak civilized and with content.
Diplomacy may be the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for the directions, but in the Turkish case there are too many people who the Turks are telling to go to hell and, more problematically, they do not seem to be asking for the directions. But Ankara is trying nonetheless.
Ben Bradlee, the hard-driving editor who reigned over the Washington Post with the style of a well-dressed swashbuckler and the profane vocabulary of a dockworker as the newspaper helped topple President Richard Nixon, died on Oct. 21 aged 93.
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