The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadist group killed a senior Kurdish commander and five other fighters on Jan. 30 in a major attack in Iraq's Kirkuk province, an officer and a doctor said
The ISIL militant glares at Baghdad residents with bulging eyes and bared teeth, but neither kidnapping nor death are imminent, because this jihadist is made from a shoe
KRG PM Nechirvan Barzani warned that despite victories in the war against ISIL, the global coalition against the group was inadequate
Yasmine Mahmoud cuts a defiant figure as she weaves her bicycle through the chaotic streets of Cairo, a place where few women dare to pedal.
Kurdish fighters have reportedly expelled the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) jihadists from the Syrian border town of Kobane after more than four months of fighting, while Iraqi forces announced landmark gains in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala.
Germany has decided to stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia because of "instability in the region," German daily Bild has reported
Category: MURAT YETKİN
When considered in retrospect, it can be observed that the murder of Mumcu did not only aim at a journalist, and freedom of the press. I was part of a bigger picture - 1993 was a very bad year for Turkey.
Dignitaries and leaders from around the world arrive in Saudi Arabia to offer their condolences to its new King Salman, a day after the death of his half-brother King Abdullah.
Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi resigned on Jan. 23, days after Houthi rebels battled their way into his presidential palace, plunging the unstable Arab country deeper into chaos and depriving Washington of a key ally against al Qaeda.
Saudi Arabia buried King Abdullah Friday as foreign leaders gathered in the capital for the funeral of the ruler of the world's top oil exporter and the spiritual home of Islam
President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi and Yemen's powerful Shiite militia agreed Jan. 21 to end a deadly confrontation that had raised fears the impoverished but strategic country might descend into chaos.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
It is unbelievable. The president of the country is speaking and sending everyone into shock. Can elements within the state plot against the state, plant bombs with the state’s armored cars and murder people in cold blood?
Politics play in the background each time a national squad enters the pitch during the the 2015 Asian Cup as diplomacy is expanded to cultural diplomacy
Category: GWYNNE DYER
After Ahmed Merabet, a French policeman, was killed outside the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris last week, his brother Malek said: “My brother was Muslim and he was killed by two terrorists, by two false Muslims. Islam is a religion of peace and love.”
Iran confirmed Jan. 19 that a general of its elite Revolutionary Guards died in an Israeli strike on Syria that also killed six members of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.
Lebanese laws and courts governing marriage and child custody "discriminate against women" from all religious groups, often trapping them in abusive unions
ISIL released more than 200 mostly elderly members of northern Iraq's Yazidi minority who had been held for months
At least 18 people have been killed in unprecedented fighting between Kurdish forces and Syrian government troops in the northeastern city of Hasakeh, a monitoring group said Jan. 18.
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Turkey’s New Foreign Policy: Davutoğlu, the AKP and the Pursuit of Regional Order’ by Aaron Stein (Routledge, 105 pages, $42)
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