Turkish Businessman Arrested in Florida for Evading Iran Sanctions

Turkish Businessman Arrested in Florida for Evading Iran Sanctions

*Source: Bloomberg © Turkish Businessman Arrested in Florida for Evading Iran Sanctions US state police in Florida has arrested Iranian-born Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab. According...

US and Turkey Extend Subsidies for Renewables

US and Turkey Extend Subsidies for Renewables

Source: WSJ © US and Turkey Extend Subsidies for Renewables In the last day of work for 2015, the United States Congress passed a multiyear...

Mustafa Koç Dies of Heart Attack

Mustafa Koç Dies of Heart Attack

*Kaynak: Hürriyet Daily News © Mustafa Koç Dies of Heart Attack Vehbi Koç Foundation American Hospital in Istanbul announced earlier today that Mustafa Koç, the head...

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...

Dear Mr. President… “I believe I should thank you for my imprisonment.”

Dear Mr. President… “I believe I should thank you for my imprisonment.”

*Source: Tuncay Özkan © Dear Mr. President… “I believe I should thank you for my imprisonment.” “Imprisonment was one of the few professional experiences missing from...

Turkish Economy Hit by Russian Tourism Decline

Turkish Economy Hit by Russian Tourism Decline

*Source: DHA © Turkish Economy Hit by Russian Tourism Decline On 19 January 2016, The Telegraph’s Travel published its list of World’s Most Visited Countries in...

Police detain 29 at Pride Walk in Istanbul, activists to press charges

Police detain 29 at Pride Walk in Istanbul, activists to press charges

After the LGBTI Pride Walk was banned in Istanbul, activists, political representatives and the press gathered on a boat on the Bosphorus instead. Many members...

Turkey Declines any Syria Plan that Includes Assad

Turkey Declines any Syria Plan that Includes Assad

Source: Reuters © Turkey Declines any Syria Plan that Includes Assad The United Nations Security Council approved in New York on Friday a draft text...

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...

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...