Former Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş made an honorable exit by resigning from his post. So did the mayors of Niğde and Düzce. The fourth mayor to leave is expected to be the mayor of Balıkesir. The resignations...Click To Continue
The youth branch of the PKK in Europe, which has held dozens of demonstrations across European cities over the past week, has announced it will carry out revenge attacks on Turkish institutions and establishments...Click To Continue
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticized Thursday the West for being hypocritical in the fight against terrorism, saying Turkey's Western allies turn a blind eye to terror activities by the PKK terrorists...Click To Continue
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India and Switzerland in a week-long trip starting on Friday, the State Department said in a statement released on Thursday.
Fetullah Gülen, the man behind the recent diplomatic spat between Turkey and the U.S. and a bloody coup attempt which killed 249 people in July 2016 should be extradited to Turkey, Abraham R. Wagner, a...Click To Continue
Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım and Iranian First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri reiterated that Turkey and Iran will maintain close cooperation in economy and security fields following a meeting held in...Click To Continue
Palestinian movement Hamas accused the United States of "blatant interference" in Palestinian affairs Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump's envoy demanded they disarm and recognize Israel in any...Click To Continue
Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gül said Thursday that he hopes positive developments will soon take place regarding the visa spat, a day after Turkish and U.S. delegations held discussions over the matter.
Muslims are not clamoring to depose or reject their current leaders, but rather they are asking, demanding and pleading for the leadership to actually lead, to improve their economic conditions and protect...Click To Continue
Information from Irbil shows that there is a growing pessimism and an atmosphere of dejection especially among the Barzani administration people. This is only normal because they embarked on a mission...Click To Continue
With a 2-1 win over Monaco, the Black Eagles became the first Turkish team ever to win three consecutive matches in the Champions League, taking a step further towards qualifying for the knockout sta...Click To Continue
As a result of Sunday's military launch, Iraqi troops have gained control over the disputed city of Kirkuk, including its oil refinery, and forced KRG peshmerga forces to retreat three weeks after the...Click To Continue
The Turkish Parliament extended late Tuesday the state of emergency for an additional 3 months, marking the fifth extension since it was declared on July 20, 2016, after the defeated coup of July 15, 2016.
An Iraqi Yazidi group affiliated with Iraq's Iran-backed Popular Mobilization (Hashd al-Shaabi) forces took full control on Tuesday of the Yazidi city of Sinjar, in the north west of the country, residents...Click To Continue
If only the world could have found a way to persuade the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to not hold the independence referendum.There is no doubt that several problems exist between the governments...Click To Continue
The de facto situation in northern Iraq, where Barzani's men are about to be defeated, proves Turkey and others right in their past warnings to the KRG leader not to hold the referendumClick To Continue
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said the United States will not take sides in the clash between Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and the Iraqi government but expressed disappointment the two sides...Click To Continue
When it comes to troubled relations with Turkey, Greece or other European partners, Americans on both sides of the aisle as well as liberal journalists immediately hide behind the NATO alliance. True to...Click To Continue
The Turkish army's presence as a guarantor force in the de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib will help prevent attacks on civilians by PKK terrorists which would lead to normalizing daily life, according...Click To Continue
Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) won a snap state election on Sunday in a setback to Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives in a poll that paved the way for the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD)...Click To Continue
Thousands of Iraqi troops were locked in an armed standoff with Kurdish pehsmerga forces in the disputed oil-rich province of Kirkuk as Washington scrambled to avert fighting between its allies in the...Click To Continue