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
Category: FİKRET BİLA
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said, “We will stop racing to topple foreign regimes…” He continued, “Instead, our focus must be on defeating terrorism and destroying [the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant], and we will.”
A drone that killed four Turkish soldiers last week in Syria might belong to Iran, the Pentagon has said.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad in Syria are about to gain control of the country’s second city of Aleppo as rebel groups seek ways to exit their last positions
A total of 300 Turkish commandos will join Turkey’s Euphrates Shield operation, according to a military source, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported Dec. 9
Iran plans to revalue its rial tenfold and revert to the currency’s old name, the toman, according to a bill approved on Dec. 7 by President Hassan Rouhani’s cabinet, the official Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) has reported
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Dec. 8 he was “hopeful” about reaching an agreement with Russia over the Syrian city of Aleppo as government forces continued their advance in the city
Turkey understands that an Iranian-made drone was responsible for the killing of four soldiers participating in an operation in Syria
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Dec. 6 said the situation in Aleppo case was a “disgrace” for the West
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
Three important news stories, one after another, were reported by international news agencies on the same day.
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will visit Russia on Dec. 5-7, where he will discuss Ankara’s first steps to ensure that trade with China, Russia and Iran is conducted in local currency, along with several other key issue
Fethullah Gülen, the U.S.-resident Islamist preacher, has been accused of masterminding the bloody July 15 military coup attempt in Turkey not only by the government but also by all opposition parties and prosecutors
The results of a recent economy coordination board (EEK) meeting will be announced in detail on Dec. 8, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has stated
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has repeated his call on citizens to convert their foreign exchange into gold or the Turkish Lira, claiming that “some circles” that could “not destroy Turkey by tanks and rifles” are now trying to hit the country economically
Donald Trump is likely to become the most unusual U.S. president after he takes office on Jan. 20, 2017. The picks he has so far made for his administration have already started to give an idea about the shape his term will take
Iran's supreme court has upheld the death penalty against Iranian businessman Babak Zanjani for corruption, the judiciary said on Dec. 3, a sentence critics say will mask the identity of senior officials who supported him
Turkey is seeking to conduct trade with Russia, China and Iran in local currencies, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Dec. 3
Syria's army advanced overnight deeper into east Aleppo where it now controls more than half of the former rebel stronghold after a fierce assault that has sparked an international outcry
Turkey has entered the top 10 countries with the most items on the UNESCO Intangible Heritage List, with the addition of traditional flatbread during the 11th official meeting.
The Iraqi government’s effort to integrate a Shiite militia, the al-Hashd al-Shaabi, into the country’s security forces is concerning as it might increase Iran’s influence with Baghdad, a U.S. general said on Nov. 30.
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