Ozan Özavcı talks to HDN about his new book on the life of Turkish politician and intellectual Ahmet Ağaoğlu (1868-1938)
Category: VERDA ÖZER
When watching the weather forecast, we all focus just on the place we live and pass over the rest of the world.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Turkey cannot remain indifferent to what’s happening next door in Syria.
While Russian President Vladimir Putin's air campaign in Syria may have other aims, one result seems to be that it is hitting Islamists from Russia's Caucasus, say analysts.
Category: SELİN NASİ
The way that Russia has hijacked Syrian policy, concomitant with its willingness to offer help to the Iraqis, has naturally made the Barack Obama administration uncomfortable.
ISIL extremists have blown up the famous Arch of Triumph in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, the country's head of antiquities said Oct.5, as the jihadists press their campaign to tear down the treasured heritage site.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Oct.5 that air strikes in Syria must target ISIL militants but also other groups "considered as terrorists."
The Iranian intelligence service stepped in for the release of Turkish workers kidnapped in Iraq. Turkish intelligence had contacted Tehran and prominent Shiite leaders with leverage on Shiite militias
US President Barack Obama has warned that Russia’s military engagement in Syria in support of strongman Bashar al-Assad is a "recipe for disaster," though Washington could still work with Moscow on reducing tensions.
Category: ÖZGÜR KORKMAZ
One of the priorities over the 13-year rule of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) has been raising “pious generations,” meaning the country’s education system has been a special target for the party, and its de facto leader, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Authorities in Bahrain said they had uncovered a large stash of weapons and arrested a number of people suspected of having links with Iran and Iraq.
Turkey’s education system continues to discriminate against ethnic and religious minorities, reinforcing an exclusionist definition of “Turkishness,” a joint report by the History Foundation and the Turkey branch of the Minority Rights Group has stated
Sixteen Turkish workers who were being held captive by Shiite militias in Iraq have been released, Turkish Ambassador to Baghdad Faruk Kaymakçı has said
Saudi Arabia said Sept.29 the nearly 1,100 photos distributed to foreign diplomats to help identify nationals who have died in the hajj are from the entire pilgrimage and not just a disaster near Mecca.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has come to the defense of Saudi Arabia against domestic and international criticism after 770 pilgrims died in a stampede during the hajj at the beginning of Eid al-Adha last week
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
One of the negative aspects of the long nine-day bayram vacation has been traffic accidents resulting in 134 deaths, but another one could be that important stories were overlooked during the vacation
Category: NURAY MERT
It is irony at its best, or utter hypocrisy in fact, to be critical of Russian meddling in Syria
Iraq has said its military officials are engaged in intelligence and security cooperation in Baghdad with Russia, Iran and Syria to counter the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group, a pact that could raise concerns in Washington
We are in the middle of one of the most contradictory moments in history. Two currents are flowing in opposite directions and pulling nation-states at both ends.
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
It is no doubt praiseworthy that Turkey’s top cleric resorted to something that is extremely rare in Muslim lands: Self-criticism. But it is not good enough...
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