Turkey and Saudi Arabia Agree on “Strategic Cooperation Council”

Turkey and Saudi Arabia Agree on “Strategic Cooperation Council”

*Source: AP © Turkey and Saudi Arabia Agree on “Strategic Cooperation Council” Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, met on Tuesday with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, with...

Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens

Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens

*Source: AP © Saudi-Iran Crisis Deepens On January 2, Saudi Arabia executed 47 men convicted of terrorism and political activism. Among the executed was also...

News of the Week, January 11th, 2016

News of the Week, January 11th, 2016

*Source: Sertaç Kayar – Reuters  © News of the Week, January 11th, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Refugees Continue to Struggle...

Hunger Strikes and Protests organized for Trapped Citizens in Cizre

Hunger Strikes and Protests organized for Trapped Citizens in Cizre

*Source: IMC haber © Hunger Strikes and Protests organized for Trapped Citizens in Cizre The humanitarian crisis continues in the Cizre district of the Şırnak province...

Russia Performing ‘Observation Flights’ over Turkey

Russia Performing ‘Observation Flights’ over Turkey

Source: Russian Insider © Russia Performing ‘Observation Flights’ over Turkey  Despite tensions over the Turkish downing of a Russian warplane in November and the resulting...

News of the Week, March 22nd, 2016

News of the Week, March 22nd, 2016

*Source: Voice of America © News of the Week, March 22nd, 2016 A bite size round-up of last week’s events; Academics Arrested The detention of three...

Who is Responsible for the Death of Turkish Democracy?

Who is Responsible for the Death of Turkish Democracy?

*Source: Reuters / Osman Orsal © Who is Responsible for the Death of Turkish Democracy? While the EU continued to play make-believe accession talks with Turkey,...

EU–Turkey Refugee Deal: A Lesson in How Not to Treat Syrian Refugees

EU–Turkey Refugee Deal: A Lesson in How Not to Treat Syrian Refugees

*Source: AP © EU–Turkey Refugee Deal: A Lesson in How Not to Treat Syrian Refugees Can Syrian refugees have human rights? Does the recent EU–Turkey refugee...

Personal Data of 50 Million Turkish People Revealed

Personal Data of 50 Million Turkish People Revealed

*Source: Kacper Pempel / Reuters © Personal Data of 50 Million Turkish People Revealed Details of almost 50 million Turkish citizens have been leaked online...

A Presidential Monologue: The United Nations Alliance of Civilisations Forum invites Erdoğan on stage

A Presidential Monologue: The United Nations Alliance of Civilisations Forum invites Erdoğan on stage

The Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan, where the 7th United Nations Alliance of Civilisations global forum was held. *Source: Tanya Silverman © A Presidential Monologue:...