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  1. Spotlight: Iran,Turkey again in war of wordsRead the original story

    46 min ago | Xinhuanet

    As ties between two prominent actors in the Middle East, Sunni Turkey and Shia Iran , are full of ups and downs, the two neighbors are again in war of words as their relations are getting strained after the Turkish president criticized Tehran of pursuing "Persian nationalism" in the region. Recently, President Erdogan visited Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in a bid to boost political and economic relations, and Ankara signed a defense cooperation agreement with Sunni Riyadh, a move that irks its regional rival Tehran.


  2. Turkey: Regime puts 47 on trial for 'coup plot to kill Erdogan'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Rational Review

    "Almost 50 suspects went on trial on Monday accused of plotting to assassinate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a luxury Aegean hotel on the night of the botched July 15 coup. Forty-four suspects, mainly soldiers, are under arrest, while three others still on the run are being tried in absentia at the court in the southern city of Mugla."


  3. Turkey's global brand paves the way for global scienceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Turkish Daily News

    ... study environment for both Turkish and international academics and students, while also forming a bridge between Turkey and global science. In other words, it enables our young scientists to integrate into the global science world. I had the ...


  4. Ankara's dilemmas in Syria and IraqRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Turkish Daily News

    Statements from Ankara regarding developments in Syria suggest that things are moving in a direction that Turkey wants. Take the operation against al-Bab in northern Syria for example.


  5. Eradicating ISIL without getting entangled in Turkish-Kurdish fightRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Turkish Daily News

    ... with the British, as they cannot forget Great Britain's role in World War I. Yet Great Britain has remained one of Turkey's best allies in the recent past, being one of the few countries that has succeeded in deciphering Turkey's codes. It is no ...


  6. Al-Bab model can be used in Raqqah: Turkish deputy PMRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Trend

    News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus has said the international community should support the local population in Raqqah once the city is cleared of Daesh terrorists, Anadolu reported. Speaking after a meeting of the Council of Ministers in Ankara on Monday, Kurtulmus shared Turkey's point of view over the joint operation to recapture the Syrian city of Raqqah from the Daesh terror group.


  7. Remembering Knar Yemenidjian, survivor of the Armenian genocideRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Groong

    ... and for Armenian people in general." She was born Knar Bohjelian on Feb. 14, 1909, in Caesarea, a city in central Turkey now known as Kayseri. Less than a year earlier, a group of Turkish reformers known as the Young Turks overthrew Sultan Abdul ...


  8. Turkey Finds Itself Boxed In in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Real Clear Politics

    ... of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Kurdish-led militia that has waged an insurgent campaign in southeast Turkey since 1984. The YPG also acts as the backbone of the SDF, the United States' closest partner in the Syrian conflict. This ...


  9. TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Iran summoned the Turkish ambassador in Tehran on Monday over comments made by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and President Tayyip Erdogan accusing the Islamic Republic of destabilising the region. Tehran and Ankara support opposite sides in the conflict in Syria with mostly Shi'ite Iran backing the government of President Bashar al-Assad while Turkey, which is majority Sunni, has backed elements of the Syrian opposition.


  10. Turkey puts 47 on trial for 'coup plot to kill Erdogan'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    One of the nearly 50 suspects in an alleged plot to assassinate Turkey's president admitted involvement in the botched July 15 putsch bid as the mass trial opened Monday. Forty-four suspects, mainly soldiers, are under arrest over the alleged plot to kill Recep Tayyip Erdogan, while three others still on the run are being tried in absentia at the court in the southern city of Mugla.


  11. The complex politics of the battle for Syria's al-BabRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | UPI

    ... conA trol. The third was to create a safe zone to resettle the 2.5 million SyrA ian refugees who have been living in Turkey since 2011. In addition to al-Bab, the zone would include Manbij, Azaz, 20 miles northwest of Aleppo, and Raqqa. At first ...


  12. Turkish trial begins for soldiers accused of presidential assassination attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jurist

    The trial will be held in Mugla, in the southwestern corner of Turkey. Before the coup attempt had been effectively quashed, Erdogan promised [tweet] that "the ring leader who plotted all of this will pay the price in front of the nation."


  13. Lindsay Lohan appears on 'The View' to discuss Syrian refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... daytime discussion show "The View" how she came to advocate for those displaced by that nation's civil war. "I was in Turkey - I was there for a work thing - and I said, Y'know what? I'm in such a different place in my life and head space and I have ...


  14. 16th Boston Turkish Film Festival Announces LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | PRLog US Entertainment

    Feb. 20, 2017 - PRLog -- The Boston Turkish Film Festival presents 25 films by leading and emerging Turkish filmmakers as its 16th edition is set to run from March 16th to April 2nd at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The festival will kick off with "61 Days" , a charming story from the Aegean by Yuksel Aksu.


  15. The busiest airports in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Economist

    ... In 2015, ACI predicted that Istanbul-Ataturk might take top spot within two years. But a miserable year for Turkey that took in terrorism, an attempted coup and the government's authoritarian response to both has put off travellers. Passenger ...


  16. Headlines for Feb. 20, 2017: What to KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    Take a look at the calendar in different U.S. states and you'll see the third Monday in February is called President's Day , Presidents' Day , Washington's Birthday, or Washington's and Lincoln's Birthdays. Through much of the 20th century, many states celebrated both the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington .


  17. Iran summons Turkish ambassador over Ankara's commentsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    ... over Iran's "sectarian policy" in Syria and Iraq and possible efforts to "expand its zone of influence." Iran and Turkey have close ties despite sharply different views on Syria and other regional issues. Ankara hosts Syria's opposition and has ...


  18. new How bad is DC traffic? New report ranks it worse than IstanbulRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... Globally, traffic congestion around D.C. is slightly better than in Mexico City and slightly worse than in Istanbul, Turkey, according to the scorecard. D.C.-area commuters spend 61 hours caught in traffic congestion each year, according to the ...


  19. Suspected arson attack on Turkish arts center critical of governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... coup. Critics say the proposed constitutional changes would lead to one-man rule and undermine basic freedoms. Turkey has become more deeply polarized since the July 15 failed coup, with authorities arresting tens of thousands of people suspected of ...


  20. Turkish soldiers accused of Erdogan assassination attempt go on trialRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... told the court, referring to a base outside Ankara that briefly functioned as a command centre for the coup plotters. Turkey says the coup was orchestrated by a U.S.-based Muslim cleric, Fethullah Gulen. The cleric, who has lived in self-imposed ...