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How many Eids have passed since the Tadamon massacre?

Having come to the end of yet another Ramadan, a month of mercy, abundance, contemplation, and self-contemplation, we have reached Eid. In other words, we have reached the starting point, which is where we remove all the distances separating us, wher... more

Is Afghanistan of no concern whatsoever to the Muslim world?

The armies established on the fortunes of the United States collapsing as soon as God’s own country withdraws could be interpreted as the infallible power of America. In other words, some believe that myriad regimes, which have various institutions a... more

What is Turkey's role as Afghans make their exodus?

Increasing debates on refugees are gaining new momentum as fresh images exhibit the irregular Afghan influx into Turkey. This reveals how unprepared we are, even though reality afforded us more than ample time. Our irregular migration and refugee pol... more

The one thousand and one faces of coups

The debate over whether what happened in Tunisia was a coup or not seems pointless when viewed from Turkey. After all, we are a generation that is familiar with the blows that can take different shapes, under so many guises, and the many faces it wea... more

Refugee solidarity and the spirit of Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha (The Feat of the Sacrifice) is in fact a pilgrimage celebration. Eid al-Adha, the sacrifice, in addition to all the acts of worship involved in the pilgrimage, represents so many aspects such as getting closer to God through worship, and ... more

How will Turkey handle the vortex of tensions in Afghanistan?

At the press conference he organized ahead of his visit to the NATO Leaders’ Summit in Brussels, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, “Turkey is the only reliable country that can prudently manage the situation in Afghanistan.”It is clear that this s... more

Why did Biden change his tune toward Erdoğan?

The unexpected outcome generated from the meeting between President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden – which everyone was expecting to be tense – at the NATO leaders’ summit deserves lengthier evaluations. This outcome is the h... more

Why on earth is Egypt expecting Turkey to do the impossible?

Lately, reports questioning the recently re-booted relations between Turkey and Egypt and the rumors that ties are in fact not all “sunshine and rainbows” are on a rise in Egyptian and Gulf media. From the very beginning, Gulf media has been doing ev... more

Islamophobia rears its ugly head again at home and abroad

As the details of the massacre committed in Canada in recent days are further revealed, the extent of the Islamophobic craze threatening the country has also been exposed. While in reality the victim of the incident is a Pakistan-origin family of fiv... more


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