Iran’s former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday that he won’t endorse other candidates in next month’s election, after he and his deputy were barred from running.
An Israeli attack on a Syrian training camp near the Golan Heights killed three members of a pro-government militia on April 23, an official from the forces said.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in Israel on April 21 that there can be “no doubt” Syria has retained some chemical weapons and warned President Bashar al-Assad’s regime not to use them.
World famous flamenco star Rafael Amargo will present his show ‘Intimo’ at the 34th International Ankara Music Festival. He speaks about his passion for flamenco and excitement to take the stage in Ankara for the first time
All Western governments oppose anti-Semitism. Yet the old hatred continues. How toxic is it? And are recent eruptions of anti-Semitic expressions of momentary irritation, misunderstanding or plain ignorance?
The 36th Istanbul Film Festival ended on April 14 with the presentation of a number of awards in different categories, Fikret Reyhan’s ‘Yellow Heat’ winning best picture
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
In today’s world, where everybody is angry, where the public everywhere does not trust governments and the media, where countries are at odds with each other, we all need neutral and oxygen-rich oases
Category: GÜVEN SAK
Turks like to vote. They have tasted the freedom of a ballot booth, a place where you face yourself, and make a decision about your future.
On April 3, the European Union and the governments of Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Israel pledged their support for the construction of the world’s longest undersea natural gas pipeline to transport Eastern Mediterranean gas to EU markets via Greece and Italy.
Turkey has become the largest tourism destination for Ukrainian tourists as almost 75 percent of 1.5 million Ukrainian tourists that travel overseas visit Turkey, according to a leading Turkish tourism association.
Category: NURAY MERT
Liberal warmongers lost the last U.S. election but have won the day! Finally, they have managed to get someone to strike Syria.
Category: FORK & CORK
“Liparidas!”… Remembering the word, her face instantly lights up with joy. She travels back to her childhood in Ortaköy, a neighborhood once densely populated by Jews in Istanbul.
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Before it was converted into a propaganda outlet of the presidency and the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government, the Turkish Radio and Television Corporation (TRT) was a state-run news broadcaster
Category: GWYNNE DYER
Donald Trump has spent a lot of time in the courts, so he must be familiar with the legal concept of “cui bono” – “who benefits?” When a crime is committed, the likeliest culprit is the person who benefited from the deed. But he certainly did not apply that principle when deciding to attack a Syrian government airbase with 59 cruise missiles early on April 7.
A rocket fired from Egypt’s Sinai crashed into Israel on April 10, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), as authorities closed a border crossing over security threats, officials said.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The U.S. strike early on April 7 on Syrian air base of Shayrat is likely to change the entire Syria equation, if not signal a new set of circumstances for the Middle East
The United States fired dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase on April 7 from which it said a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched this week, an escalation of the U.S. military role in Syria that swiftly drew sharp criticism from Russia
Many world countries gave their support to U.S. air strikes on Syria on April 7.
Category: EURASIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT
Two hundred statesmen, academics, businessmen and re from 44 countries, religious functionaries gather i the 20th Eurasian Economic Summit this year, to discuss “Humanity at Crossroads” in Istanbul, where the continents meet.
Dr. Akkan Suver, the president of the Marmara Group Foundation, which organizes the 20th Eurasian Economic Summit, responds to questions by Hürriyet Daily News on the two decades of the event and this year’s agenda
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