Category: AHU ÖZYURT
The historic referendum that will take place in northern Iraq’s Kurdistan region is what Turkey has been denying for decades. Now that the decision is at the door, Turkish officials are halfheartedly making angry statements about a possible independent Kurdish state.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
On the same day as the Washington Post published an editorial “unwelcoming” Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan to U.S. soil and urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stop arms sales to Turkey, Trump thanked Ankara for hosting refugees fleeing from the civil war in Syria in his Sept. 19 speech at the U.N. General Assembly.
The Middle East went through similarly painful times almost a century ago. That was the dawn of the oil age and a time when three dynasties (Ottoman, Romanov and Habsburg) of three land empires (Turkey, Russia and Austria-Hungary) were falling apart.
Ahmet Örken, a 24-year-old cyclist who has dominated the Turkish cycling scene for the last four years, has joined pro-continental Israel Cycling Academy (ICA) to become the first Turkish athlete to join a cycling team at this level.
U.S. President Donald Trump has thanked Turkey for hosting Syrians who escaped from their war-torn country
The precious stones trade between Turkey and Israel took off after business meetings, says Consul General to Istanbul Cohen
Turkey opposes the upcoming referendum for a Kurdish state in Iraq, but in order to express this opposition it must be careful to maintain a balanced policy, academic Hasan Köne tells the Hürriyet Daily News
Israeli flags have recently been waved during independence rallies in the cities of northern Iraq’s Kurdistan region.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticized the reaction from Turkey’s NATO allies over Ankara’s recent decision to purchase S-400 missile systems from Russia, vowing to continue to take “all necessary measures” regarding national security.
Category: SELİN NASİ
News reports emerged last week that Israel had struck Syrian positions in Hama; it is already well-known that Israel has been periodically hitting alleged Hezbollah arms shipments to Lebanon since the start of the Syrian war.
The Israeli authorities on Sept. 11 issued severe travel warnings urging Israeli travelers to avoid places where they would be prime targets for jihadist militants, including Turkey and much of the Middle East, The Times of Israel has reported.
Mexican director Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water,” a dark fairy tale in which a mute cleaning lady falls in love with an aquatic creature, won the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice Film Festival on Sept. 9.
The Syrian army said Israel targeted a military site in Hama province early on Sept. 7 which a war monitor said could be linked to chemical weapons production.
Turkey’s national football team has carried its hopes of claiming a berth in the next year’s World Cup to the last two qualification games by beating Croatia 1-0 at home on Sept. 5
U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer, a veteran central banker who helped set the course for modern monetary policy, said on Sept. 6 he will step down from his position in mid-October
Turkish national basketball team lost 80-74 to Serbia on Sept. 4 night in a EuroBasket 2017 Group D match played in Istanbul.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sept. 3 that his office would soon publish a multi-year infrastructure spending plan worth more than 100 billion shekel ($28 billion).
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
After attending the “Victory Day” reception at the presidency on Aug. 30, I drew the following conclusions:
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Years ago, I participated in a World Bank conference on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea, near Amman.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has announced that $4 million would be dispersed to help U.N. agencies in the Gaza Strip deal with the enclave’s chronic electricity crisis.
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