Iran is to give a military grant to the Lebanese Army, the head of Iran's national security council said
Category: NURAY MERT
The so-called Sunni powers have not been able to adapt to the changing political atmosphere in the Middle East, and Qatar and Turkey have resisted to the end
Category: YUSUF KANLI
News coming from across the Atlantic is getting more to the point: It is in Turkey’s best interest to join the coalition and fight the ISIL terrorists
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Our leaders may be slow in fulfilling this columnist’s prophesies but they certainly try hard. Back in 2008, I suggested that the (Islamic) headscarf must be allowed not only in universities, but also in kindergarten
Iraq has 'credible' intelligence that ISIL militants plan to attack subway systems in Paris and the US, the PM but U.S. and French officials said they had no evidence to back up his claims.
The violence took place just two days before the sentencing of prominent Muslim Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti, who was on trial on charges of separatism
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
Turkey’s education system, with its mandatory religious courses, shallow history classes, poor mathematics and science lessons, is well on the way to producing the AKP’s ‘pious generations.’
A third night of U.S.-led air strikes late targeted ISIL-controlled oil refineries in eastern Syria as ISIL fighters have accelerated their campaign to capture Kobane
Kurdish forces in northern Syria pushed back an advance by ISIL fighters towards a strategic town on the Turkish border nd appealed for US-led air strikes to target the insurgents
Is all well that ends well? Always? Whether it is or not, (most notably) Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, his chief intelligence officer, Hakan Fidan, and every other Turkish official who anxiously worked day and night for the safe return of 49 Turkish hostages
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
Today’s Turkey, unfortunately, is deeply polarized by two opposite camps: The venerators of the government and the denouncers of the government.
Category: TAHA AKYOL
The rescue of our 49 citizens who were taken hostage while at our Mosul Consulate, before anything else, is an achievement of the National Intelligence Organization (MİT).
The US and several Gulf Arab allies launched air and missile strikes on the strongholds of the ISIL in Syria, opening a new, far more complicated front in the battle against the militants
Some 35 artists have joined the campaign, which runs with the slogan 'Give voice to Şengal'
A group of Alevi associations have staged a protest against compulsory religion classes in Turkish schools, in front of the Education Ministry’s provincial building in Istanbul’s Cağaloğlu neighborhood
Turkey might not be the West’s ‘non-ally’ denounced by the Wall Street Journal, but it is certainly a ‘difficult ally’ whose cooperation with Western partners will never be absolute, Professor İlter Turan tells HDN
Pope Francis, in his strongest criticism of Islamist militants to date, said no religious group which used violence and oppression could claim to be "the armour of God".
Fighting raged in the Yemeni capital despite an announcement by the UN envoy that pro-government forces and Shiite rebels were poised to sign a deal.
Category: GWYNNE DYER
“If Hitler invaded Hell, I would make at least a favourable reference to the Devil in the House of Commons,” said Winston Churchill in 1941, defending his decision to regard Stalin as an ally after Germany invaded the Soviet Union.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The U.S. Senate on Sept. 18 approved a bill to authorize President Barack Obama to provide equipment and training for Syrian rebel forces in order for them to fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), both in Syria and in Iraq.
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