Author: Benjamin Bilgen

Teacher and Talk Show Host under Terrorism Investigation

Teacher and Talk Show Host under Terrorism Investigation

*Source: imc haber © Teacher and Talk Show Host under Terrorism Investigation Following her comments on the “Beyaz Show” TV program on January 8, teacher Ayşe...

Cizre and Yüksekova to become Provincial Centers – Why?

Cizre and Yüksekova to become Provincial Centers – Why?

*Source: Milliyet © Cizre and Yüksekova to become Provincial Centers – Why? In a surprise announcement on Tuesday, January 19, Prime Minister Davutoğlu revealed that the...

Tea Jokes and the Collapse of AKP – HDP Relations

Tea Jokes and the Collapse of AKP – HDP Relations

*Source: Haber soL © Tea Jokes and the Collapse of AKP – HDP Relations The past two weeks have witnessed an escalating animosity between the ruling...

Yakup Tekintangaç and “The Liberating Power of Art”

Yakup Tekintangaç and “The Liberating Power of Art”

*Source: All photos belong to Yakup Tekintangaç Yakup Tekintangaç and “The Liberating Power of Art” “Hey kid, throw the ball back!” “Why don’t you come...

Saudi Troops, ‘World War’ Threats and the Turkish Shelling of Kurdish Targets in Northern Syria

Saudi Troops, ‘World War’ Threats and the Turkish Shelling of Kurdish Targets in Northern Syria

*Source: BBC © Saudi Troops, ‘World War’ Threats and the Turkish Shelling of Kurdish Targets in Northern Syria Tensions have been escalating between all parties involved...

Three Security Personnel Killed in Cizre, Alleged Connection with Trapped Civilians

Three Security Personnel Killed in Cizre, Alleged Connection with Trapped Civilians

*Source: F5 Haber © Three Security Personnel Killed in Cizre, Alleged Connection with Trapped Civilians One military police officer and two special unit police officers were...

Amedspor, the Kurdish Conflict, and the Symbolic Power of Football

Amedspor, the Kurdish Conflict, and the Symbolic Power of Football

*Source: Ajanshaber © Amedspor, the Kurdish Conflict, and the Symbolic Power of Football For some, football is just a game, a chance to enjoy some exciting...

Press Confusion and Conflicting Reports on Cizre Operation

Press Confusion and Conflicting Reports on Cizre Operation

*source: t24 © Press Confusion and Conflicting Reports on Cizre Operation Press confusion and conflicting reports of events persist in the Cizre district of the Şırnak...

Leaked G20 Documents Reveal Blackmail, Bargaining, and Tension Between Turkey and the EU

Leaked G20 Documents Reveal Blackmail, Bargaining, and Tension Between Turkey and the EU

*Source: Daily Sabah © Leaked G20 Documents Reveal Blackmail, Bargaining, and Tension Between Turkey and the EU Recently leaked minutes from a meeting at the G-20...

Turkey and the Syrian Ceasefire: “The ceasefire is not binding for us”

Turkey and the Syrian Ceasefire: “The ceasefire is not binding for us”

*Source: dpa news © Turkey and the Syrian Ceasefire: “The ceasefire is not binding for us” In a U.S. and Russian backed plan aimed at helping...