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Turkish State Media Publishes US Bases In Syria, Putting Them At Risk

Turkey's state-run news agency has published a detailed map of U.S. military bases in northern Syria, putting U.S. forces fighting against the Islamic State in jeopardy and eating away at the alliance with NATO's...

After Coup Commemoration, Turkey Extends Emergency Rule

Turkish Parliament moved to extend the state of emergency on Monday for another 3 months, only two days after the country marked the first anniversary of a bloody coup attempt. In a commemoration with great...

One Year On, Turkey’s Coup Attempt Is Still A Censored Subject

Exactly a year ago, the entire world fixed its gaze on Turkey while a group of rebellious officers made a botched attempt to take over the government. Then all hell broke loose. On that night,...

Discord Becomes New Normal In Turkish-German Ties

Turkey has denied German lawmakers permission to visit German soldiers at an air base in the central province of Konya, adding a new layer of discord to already strained diplomatic relations. The latest decision marked...

Syrians Return Home Under Hezbollah Deal, Activists Worried

300 men, women, children and elderly were en route back to their home. Cars, tractors, and pick-up trucks that were carrying these 60 families crossed the rocky hills of the “dangerous” land to hand...

In Turkey, Even Constitutional Court’s Web Page Blocked

In today's Turkey, censorship has become the new normal. It is so frequently practiced that the matter has conceivably lost its journalistic allure for media members. But all-embracing bans sometimes reach to a point...

Russia Signals Acceptance Of Kurdistan’s Independence From Iraq

Almost everyone in Iraq has witnessed devastating wars throughout their lifetime. But it was this summer that Iraqis could declare a major victory for the first time in a battle that also heralded a...

Turkey’s Lost Democracy And Hope of Justice March

Turkish history is full of ironies. In 2002, the Justice and Development Party, or the AKP, came to power by promising to bring ‘justice’ and clean up Turkey’s corrupt old regime. At the beginning...

A Not So Slow Genocide

While the world is appropriately focused on the massive humanitarian crises in places like Syria and Mosul and South Sudan, two million Gazans face a growing manmade disaster that is largely invisible. After 50...