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Turkey’s Opposition to Reveal Erdogan’s Challenger on Friday

Turkey's main opposition party will later this week announce its candidate to challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in June 24 elections.

Armenia’s Velvet Revolution: Implications for US Foreign Policy in the South...

The direction of foreign policy in Armenia is ambiguous as a result of the recent mobilization of Armenian civil society and the resignation of two-term President turned Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan.

Turkey’s Erdogan: Tension Easing in Russia-US Row on Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Friday said Russia-U.S. tensions over Syria appeared to be easing, after Moscow and Washington traded bitter accusations over potential American military action.

Putin Opens Nuclear Plant in Turkey, Vows Faster Arms Delivery

Russian President Vladimir Putin launched the construction of Turkey's first nuclear power station on Tuesday and vowed to accelerate the delivery of air defense systems to Ankara, in a new tightening of an increasingly close alliance that has alarmed NATO.

Turkey Accuses Israel of ‘Disproportionate’ Use of Force in Gaza

Turkey accused Israel of using "disproportionate force" against the Palestinians as clashes in Gaza near the Israeli border left at least eight people dead.

UN: Rights of ‘Hundreds of Thousands’ Abused in Turkey

The protracted state of emergency in Turkey has caused serious human rights abuses against "hundreds of thousands of people."

Thousands of Kurds Participate in Protest March in France

Thousands of Kurds marched through the French city of Strasbourg calling for release of jailed PKK founder Abdullah Ocalan and protesting against Turkey's military offensive in Syria.

Only 16% of Refugees in Greece Get Sent to Turkey Under...

Only 16 percent of refugees who have arrived in Greece are likely to be sent to Turkey despite a controversial deal with the European Union.

The Jailing of a Hero: Halil Demir’s Tragic Story

Halil Demir had served his nation with distinction and honor. The Turkish government repaid him by branding him a "terrorist" and incarcerating him.

Putin to Visit Turkey Next Week for Jerusalem, Syria Talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Turkey next week for talks with his counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Syria and the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Hamas Chief Calls for New Intifada Over Trump’s Jerusalem Move

Hamas leader called for a new Palestinian intifada, or uprising, on Thursday over Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Trump Announces Plans to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump announced he recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and will move the US embassy there, despite international warnings that it could undermine the peace process

Who Is Reza Zarrab and Why Is Turkey Obsessed With Him?

After months of wait and diplomatic talks, a major U.S. trial that involves several Turkish defendants -- Mehmet Hakan Atilla, former deputy CEO of state-run...

Zarrab Is No Longer Defendant in Iran Case, US Judge’s Jury...

U.S. Judge Richard Berman reportedly told jury candidates in an Iran sanctions trial that the only defendant in the case will be Mehmet Hakan...

Syria Talks in Russia, Saudi Arabia Aim to Unify Rival Sides

The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran on Wednesday discussed ways to promote a peaceful settlement in Syria, including the return of refugees.

The First Wave of Autocracy

The era of democracy as the dominant ideology has gone. Stable countries with thriving economies and strongmen as rulers -- autocracy -- is the new trend.

Wednesday Highlights: October 25, 2017

Wednesday Highlights: Iraqi Prime Minister Visits Turkey and Iran, Israel Approves Construction of 200 New Homes in East Jerusalem, and more.

Turkey-EU Relations Moving Fast to ‘Crunch Point’

Even days before the European Union summit last week, hopes among E.U. members for progress in the turbulent relationship with Turkey were in short...

Monday Highlights: October 23, 2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Arrives With Unannounced Visits in Afghanistan, Iraq Mr. Tillerson met with the leaders of the two nations to...