EU/Turkey

Turkey: Not-Quite Rule of Law

Gatestone Institute 26 May 2015
By Burak Bekdil

The testimonies of the prosecutors make for interesting reading, especially for anyone who might be thinking that Turkey is part of the Western coalition fighting the

 

The Greek Genocide - 100 Years of Silence (Ottoman Jihad)

Assyrian International News Agency 22 May 2015
By Thea Halo

In the struggle between denial and silence, silence wins hands down. That is, silence wins out over denial if the genocide of a people is to be complete. For almost 100 years,

 

Remembering the "Time of (Ottoman Jihad) Violence” in Europe—Past as Prologue?

andrewbostom 20 May 2015

The 2 minute and 40 second opening (embedded above) of this 1988 Bulgarian film epic (288 minutes total; screened at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival), "Vreme Na Nasilie,” "Time

 

Who Can Attack Turkish Ships?

Gatestone Institute 22 May 2015
By Burak Bekdil

his time, there was no request for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council; no talks with the EU, NATO, Obama or Merkel. Instead, the Turkish Foreign Ministry

 

Turkey: ‘Organisation propaganda’ charge against children’s books

artsfreedom 22 May 2015

An investigation was opened against 24 books published by Aram Publishing within the last year with reasons of "organisation propaganda” and "recruiting members for an

 

Top Turkish Cleric Gormez: We Should Not Accept Jerusalem As the Capital of Anyone but the Muslims

youtube 20 May 2015
By MEMRITVVideos

In a sermon delivered at the Al-Aqsa Mosque on May 15 and posted on the Internet, Mehmet Gormez, President of the Turkish Presidency of Religious Affairs, said: "We should not

 

Female Genital Mutilation is About Controlling Female Sexuality

youtube 20 May 2015
By Clarion Project -

The International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) aims to raise awareness about the brutal practice of FGM. Clarion Project's film Honor Diaries

 

Turkey: ‘Organisation propaganda’ charge against children’s books

artsfreedom 20 May 2015

An investigation was opened against 24 books published by Aram Publishing within the last year with reasons of "organisation propaganda” and "recruiting members for an

 

Stressed A-level student 'joined ISIS after falling out with his father on trip to Turkey'

Daily Mail 20 May 2015
By Ollie Gillman

Zakariya Ashiq allegedly tried to join ISIS while on a trip with his father Student, 20, told police that he fell out with his father when in Turkey 'Stressed'

 

Turkey guts cash screening at customs

Money Jihad 19 May 2015

Turkey has revised its customs regulations to the point where one Turkish headline described it as "Unlimited cash entry into Turkey now legalized.” Turkey said the regulations

 

Turkey Casts Its Muslim Religious Net

Assyrian International News Agency 19 May 2015
By David Lepeska

On an April visit to Washington, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced that U.S. President Barack Obama had agreed to join Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

 

Stressed A-level student 'joined ISIS after falling out with his father on trip to Turkey'

Daily Mail 19 May 2015
By Ollie Gillman

A stressed A-level student fled to Syria to join ISIS after a row with his father while they were on a trip to Turkey, a court has heard. Zakariya Ashiq, 20, fell out with

 

Turkish President Erdogan: Muslims Lost Their Way to Jerusalem

Breitbart 19 May 2015
By Mary Chastain

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told citizens in his country this week that Muslims need to assert dominance over Jerusalem. "We Muslims lost our way towards

 

In Turkey, Erdogan’s Election Rhetoric Draws Ire

Voice of America 19 May 2015
By Jamie Dettmer

ISTANBUL— As campaigning for next month’s parliamentary poll heats up, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been pictured waving a Quran at an election rally and weeping

 

Turkey: Muslims shoot 19-year-old woman in the head for appearing on a televised song contest

pamelageller.com 19 May 2015

"The Posta newspaper reported on Sunday that Kaya had been threatened by relatives after travelling to Istanbul to take part in the contest.” By relatives. "Mutlu Kaya, 19,

 

Erdogan slams Western stance on Egypt after Morsi death sentence

Today's Zaman 18 May 2015

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an slammed the West for not taking action against Egyptian rulers after a court sentenced the country's deposed leader Mohammed Morsi to death over his

 

Syria crisis: Turkey and Saudi Arabia shock Western countries by supporting anti-Assad jihadists

The Independent 13 May 2015

Turkey and Saudi Arabia are actively supporting a hardline coalition of Islamist rebels against Bashar al-Assad’s regime that includes al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, in a move

 

The Turkey-Saudi axis against Damascus

Al Monitor 13 May 2015
By Cengiz Candar

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu visited Syrian territory uninvited last weekend. While he was foreign minister, and before that, chief adviser to then-Prime Minister Recep Tayyip

 

Turkey's Erdogan rallies supporters in Germany

Islamist Watch. 12 May 2015

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday rallied thousands of supporters in Germany, weeks before his Islamic-rooted party will contest June parliamentary

 

Turkey's religious body publishes Koran in Armenian

The Daily Star 12 May 2015

Overwhelmingly Muslim Turkey's top religious authority Diyanet said it has published thousands of copies of the Koran

 
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