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: MEHMET Y. YILMAZ
According to those who are ruling our country, we are experiencing an international attack. It is said that they have trained their “economy weapons” on us and are firing.
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Last I checked, on Dec. 8, it had dwindled down to 0. Just 14 months ago, on Oct. 20, 2015, it was more than 10,000, mind you. Prefer long-term averages? The daily average was around 5,000 for November 2015 and 66 for November 2016.
Some 50,000 civilians have fled eastern Aleppo over the past two days in a "constant stream," Russia said on Dec. 10, as Syrian government forces close in on the last pocket of opposition control in the northern city
The CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, a senior U.S. official said on Dec. 9
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said support to Turkey in its fight against terrorist organizations would contribute to the global fight against terror
A drone that killed four Turkish soldiers last week in Syria might belong to Iran, the Pentagon has said.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
2016 has been the year when the West desperately started to question whether this was the end of the hegemonic liberal democratic order as we know it.
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
Category: AKİF BEKİ
Finally, the loud voice I was hoping to hear has come from Turkey’s Humanitarian Relief Foundation (İHH). If it had not, the cries for help from the 7-year-old girl in Aleppo may have continued to echo in the void. Finally, people have heard young Bana’s voice calling for protection.
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
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
I have never understood the popularity that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras enjoyed in Turkey.
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is keen to see Turkey join the Russia and China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
It has been six years since the so-called Arab Spring hit North Africa and the Middle East.
Russia said late on Dec. 7 it sold a stake in oil giant Rosneft for 10.5 billion euros ($11.3 billion) to Qatar and commodities trader Glencore, confounding expectations that the Kremlin’s standoff with the West would scare off major investors
Russia’s Gazprom said on Dec. 8 it had signed a contract with Switzerland’s Allseas Group S.A. to build the first stage of the Turkish Stream pipeline, as reported by Reuters
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
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
Even his foes admit the talent of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan as a politician in reaching out to the people and molding public opinion on even controversial issues, an ability that secured him an indisputable leadership since late 2002
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Dec. 6 said the situation in Aleppo case was a “disgrace” for the West
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