Category: VERDA ÖZER
Most of the convictions on the ISIL have proven to be false so far, which has urged the West and regional powers to revisit their strategies toward Iraq and Syria
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
After Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s elevation to the seat of the prime president minister, Ahmet Davutoğlu is taking over as the prime foreign minister.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan became the 12th president of the Turkish republic Aug. 28 through three ceremonies in Ankara.
Obama though stressed that he was developing a broad and comprehensive plan which would involve military, diplomatic and regional efforts designed to defeat the group
The ruling AKP's new chairman Ahmet Davutoğlu has pledged to work 'in harmony' with President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and promised 'unity' within the party. He also presented a nine-point of 'restoration' summary of AKP rule for the past 12 years, which he said will continue in the 'walk for the new Turkey'
Category: DEFENSE UPDATE
Turkey’s defense procurement office has launched a bid for integrated security services for all Turkish pipelines, ramping up protection of routes
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Prime Minister designate Ahmet Davutoğlu is promising to continue with what he refers to as the “restoration process” under the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).
A car bomb ripped through a crowded Baghdad intersection during morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 10 people, Iraqi security officials said.
UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said a ruthless campaign of "ethnic and religious cleansing" by Islamic State jihadists in Iraq amounted to a crime against humanity.
Iran, which is helping Iraq in its fight against jihadist-led militants, sent its foreign minister to Baghdad
Iran on Sunday unveiled two new missiles and two new drones it said have been added to its arsenal, in a ceremony attended by President Hassan Rouhani.
German magazine Der Spiegel reported last week that the German intelligence agency has been spying on Turkey since 2009.
Gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque during Friday prayers and killed at least 64 people, prompting Sunni lawmakers to withdraw from talks on forming a new, more inclusive government capable of confronting the Islamic extremists who have overrun large swaths of Iraq
Lebanon’s As-Safir newspaper said Aug. 23 that the governments of Turkey and Qatar were now involved in negotiations to free the Lebanese security forces kidnapped by the jihadist Al-Nusra Front
The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the United States that may surpass that once posed by al-Qaeda, US military leaders warned
About 700,000 Iraqis have gathered in the Kurdish north after being driven from their homes by jihadist fighters, the UN aid as it stepped up a massive aid operation to the region
Britain will not work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to combat Islamic State fighters in the country, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Friday.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Inevitable Caliphate? A History of the Struggle for Global Islamic Union, 1924 to the Present’ by Reza Pankhurst
The Kurdish Regional Government has resumed pumping crude oil through a pipeline to Turkey with almost doubling the capacity as the upgrade works that continued for weeks have been completed
A group of Turkish NGOs have applied to the Foreign Ministry asking permission to perform the Friday prayer at the Blue Mosque of Yerevan in the Armenian capital.
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