Category: MURAT YETKİN
On Sept. 28 agencies reported that the last two hospitals serving in the east of the Syrian city of Aleppo were bombed by Syrian or Russian planes
Three village guards were killed in an attack by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the Yüksekova district of the southeastern province of Hakkari on Sept. 29. The militants opened fire on the village guards, killing three and leaving two others wounded
Turkey appears set for at least another three months of a state of emergency as a security body recommends its continuation
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
In 2001, I watched the Hollywood movie “The One.” It was a pretty mediocre action film and there is little wonder it gets a mere 5.9/10 on IMDB, the people’s republic of rating movies
Turkeish Finance Minister Ağbal vows structural measures after Moody’s downgrade. The minister sees growth below 4 percent this year before a better 2017. Strengthening rule of law is critical, he says
Turkish EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik has slammed EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn for his remarks about the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) role in the solution of the Kurdish issue in Turkey
The bodies of six dead outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were found in a house in the southeastern province of Şırnak on Sept. 28. The militants were found with their guns, Anadolu Agency reported.
Turkish warplanes destroyed outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq late on Sept. 26, according to military sources.
Cooperating with the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in any potential operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria’s Raqqa would mean “putting Syria’s future at risk,” said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
The cliché used in such cases is usually “the rise and fall.” However this falls short in the case of Fethullah Gülen, the U.S.-resident Islamist preacher who is now one of two major problems between Turkey and the U.S., under the Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) rule in Turkey, because the rise of Gülen and his network within the Turkish state apparatus started long before the AK Parti came to power in the 2002 elections
At least 10 Turkish soldiers were killed and seven others were wounded on Sept. 26 in two separate attacks by the militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the country’s southeast
Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militants in the Manbij region were withdrawing east of the Euphrates River, Turkish government spokesperson Numan Kurtulmuş said on Sept. 26.
Six soldiers were killed in the Uludere district of the southeastern province of Şırnak on Sept. 26 during a clash with outlawed Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) militants, Doğan News Agency has reported.
The Eighth Congress of the European wing of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), which Ankara accuses of being an offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), was held in Brussels on Sept. 24
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
One day after the Sept. 22 meeting between Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) head Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the CHP officially appealed to the Constitutional Court for the annulment of decree laws issued by the government since late July.
Category: AKİF BEKİ
The $1 bill paranoia is quite widespread in Turkey
Turkey’s social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) filed a complaint to the Constitutional Court on Sept. 23 requesting the annulment of a number of articles of government decrees on the suspension and dismissal of public officials in the ongoing state of emergency
One soldier and one village guard were killed on Sept. 24 during clashes with PKK militants in the rurals of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır and Şırnak
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
Very positive messages have been coming from Ankara’s political circles for the past week.
Category: FİKRET BİLA
The recent change Ankara made in its Syrian policy shows that when Turkey stops dancing to the U.S.’s tune, it becomes more effective and obtains better results.
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