EU/Turkey

Short excerpt of presentation on Christian Persecution by Sister Hatune Dogan

Vlad Tepes 18 September 2014

This is a few minutes out of a 90 minute presentation given by the Turkish nun on Friday Sept. 12 2014.

 

Turkey: 40,000 forced to attend religious schools, media

ANSA med 18 September 2014

Some 40,000 students have been forcibly enrolled in Islamic religious schools against their families' will, in Islamic religious schools, according to independent media reports

 

German Muslim community announces protest against extremism

DW 18 September 2014

Speaking to at a news conference in Berlin on Tuesday, Muslim leaders from around Germany announced a nationwide demonstration on the misrepresentation of Islam. "[Germany]

 

Turkey’s top religious body to host Latin American Muslim leaders

Hurriyet Daily News 18 September 2014
By Ipek Yezdani

Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) will hold a "Latin American Religious Muslim Leaders Summit” in November, as part of its efforts to reach Muslim communities

 

30,000 violence-stricken Yazidi refugees willing to move to Armenia

Pan Armenian 18 September 2014

Yazidi refugees are ready to move to Armenia, which could be made possible only through the government’s goodwill, the head of the Union of Sinjar Yazidis told Zhamanak

 

Qatar and Turkey - backers of Muslim Brotherhood - formalize strategic ties

World Tribune 18 September 2014

Qatar and Turkey, the two leading supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, have formed a strategic alliance. Qatar and Turkey agreed to establish a strategic cooperation council

 

Erdogan says Turkey willing to host Egypt Muslim Brotherhood exiles

Europe Online Magazine 16 September 2014

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey would be willing to host exiled leaders of Egypt‘s Muslim Brotherhood. "If anyone requests to enter Turkey, we will

 

Latin America initiative from Turkey's religious authority

Daily Sabah 16 September 2014

Turkey's top religious authority, the Directorate of Religious Affairs (DIB), plans to host a summit of leading Muslim clerics from Latin American countries, DIB head Mehmet

 

Erdogan's new Turkey to requires all students to study the Qur'an

AsiaNews 16 September 2014

Turkey's newly elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, aided by his faithful new Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, begins his term of office with a major overhaul of the

 

Turkey Fines TV Station for Airing Holocaust Film...

Tundra Tabloids 16 September 2014

Turkish Government’s Radio and Television Supreme Council(RTÜK) considers Pianist as brutal. The Supreme Council fined Gün TV(a Kurdish TV Channel) for showing the drama film

 

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Leaving Qatar May End Up In Turkey And Malaysia

A UK-based Saudi newspaper is reporting that according to head of the Muslim Brotherhood’s "International Organization”, many of the Muslim Brotherhood leaders reported to be

 

Islamic fasting during pregnancy harms childrens’ IQ and health

Vlad Tepes 16 September 2014
By Nicolai Sennels

It is well known that inbreeding among Muslims are wide spread and pose a serious risk to the childrens’ IQ and mental and physical health. At least 25 percent of Turks, 45

 

Turkey Should Not Be a Base for the Muslim Brotherhood

AINA (press release) 16 September 2014
By Murat Yetkin

President Tayyip Erdogan started his official visit to Qatar on Sept. 14 - his 4th trip abroad as president after the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Azerbaijan, and the

 

Erdogan visits Qatar to discuss regional issues, bilateral ties

Daily Sabah 16 September 2014

ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid an official visit to Gulf ally Qatar on Sunday to discuss various regional issues including the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham

 

49 reasons why Turkey doesn’t want to fight the Islamic State

Washington Post 16 September 2014
By Adam Taylor

On Friday, Secretary of State John Kerry headed to Ankara, Turkey, to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and discuss possible cooperation to fight the Islamic

 

Turkey's Frankenstein Monster

Gatestone Institute 16 September 2014
By Burak Bekdil

It all began when Turkey's leaders thought they could build a Sunni belt under Turkish hegemony, and resting geographically under the Crescent and Star. For that to actually

 

Turkey fails to cut Islamic State oil revenue despite US pressure

Sydney Morning Herald 16 September 2014
By David E. Sanger and Julie Hirschfeld Davis

Washington: The Obama administration is struggling to cut off the millions of dollars in oil revenue that has made the Islamic State one of the wealthiest terror groups in

 

Indonesia arrests four Turks over links to Islamic State

The Times of Israel 16 September 2014

JAKARTA — Indonesia’s anti-terrorism police have arrested four Turks suspected of being linked to the Islamic State jihadist group, a spokesman said on Sunday. The elite

 

Turkey Backtracks on Promise to Help NATO Fight ISIS

Breitbart 13 September 2014
By Abe Katsman

In spite of its promise to NATO to help fight the Islamic State, Turkey will not take part in combat operations against militants and will refuse to allow any US-led coalition

 

Confusion over "Jihad"

The Gatestone Institute 12 September 2014
By Burak Bekdil

Shortly after he founded the Muslim Brotherhood in 1928, Hassan al-Banna made very clear what jihad was about: "It is the nature of Islam to dominate, not to be dominated, to