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2718 news items

 
Hurriyet Daily News
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:56:15 -0800

Were they insulted in Turkey? Has there ever been racism and enmity against Islam in Turkey? Not the kind of questions this columnist expects the prime minister to ask himself; he will not change his mind that ISIL's sociology features an etymology ...
 
Today's Zaman
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 05:30:00 -0800

For political Islam in Turkey this was unprecedented, as it was the first time the country had seen an Islamist party divide in two. The Kemalists saw the AKP as both a danger and a target. According to them, all Islamists have a secret agenda ...
 
Middle East Forum
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 04:03:45 -0700

A flight from Kuala Lumpur to Istanbul will usually take around 11 hours. All the same, politically, Turkey and Malaysia are not so distant. The Turkish-Malaysian political parallels are crucial in understanding political Islam. Back in 2013, President ...

Spectator.co.uk

Spectator.co.uk
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:30:40 -0800

Turkey is less and less a democracy, more and more a paranoid one-party state. If you don't believe that, look at what happens to those who draw attention to the government's failures and crimes. The editors of Cumhuriyet, a centre-left broadsheet ...

IndraStra Global

IndraStra Global
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 07:31:51 -0800

The identity-related aspect of this issue stems from the problem that the Wahhabi reading of Islam is by no means in line with the dominant reading of Islam in Turkey and is not also backed by Islamist groups in that country. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia's ...

CNSNews.com

CNSNews.com
Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:31:11 -0800

(CNSNews.com) – As the world on Wednesday marked the Nazis' systematic killing of six million Jews during World War II , the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's official website posted a video quoting the supreme leader's questioning of the Holocaust. “No-one in ...

Today's Zaman

Today's Zaman
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 07:56:15 -0800

Men dressed as Ottoman janissaries chased Santa Claus in a street show protesting the celebration of New Year's Eve in western Turkey, which ended with Santa converting to Islam. As the show proceeded, Santa was brought to face a qadi, an Islamic judge ...

Hurriyet Daily News

Hurriyet Daily News
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:07:30 -0800

The rise of political Islam in Turkey and the Middle East is hardly an under-examined subject. Endless articles, academic papers and books are churned out to feed an insatiable demand for work in the area. Into this cacophony steps Turkish academic ...
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