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TURKEY IN WORLD MEDIA

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  • WON’T TAKE PART IN RAQQA OPERATION IF

    REUTERS -22 September 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman on Thursday ruled out the possibility of Turkey joining an operation by coalition forces against Islamic State militants in Syria's... read more

  • Q&A WITH TURKEY’S E.U. AFFAIRS MINISTER

    The Washington Post -21 September 2016 What cannot be questioned is the fact that Turkey is an integrated member of the Western alliance. Turkey is one of the founding members of the Council of Europe, a member... read more

  • ERDOGAN URGES WORLD TO ACT AGAINST GULEN

    REUTERS -20 September 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on world leaders at the United Nations to take measures against a U.S.-based cleric's "terrorist network" that he said threatened... read more

  • TURKEY-BACKED REBELS COULD PUSH FURTHER

    REUTERS -19 September 2016 "As part of the Euphrates Shield operation, an area of 900 square kilometers has been cleared of terror so far. This area is pushing south," Erdogan said. read more

  • TURKEY COULD HELP FIGHT IS IN RAQQA

    AP -07 September 2016 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested that Turkey could take part in a future operation to liberate the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State group militants.... read more

  • WORLD POWERS NON-COMMITTAL ON SAFE ZONE

    REUTERS -06 September2016 World powers have not ruled out Turkey's idea for a "safe zone" in Syria but they have not shown a clear will to implement the plan either, the spokesman for Turkish President... read more

  • TURKEY PUSHES PLAN FOR “SAFE ZONE”

    REUTERS -05 September 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he had urged world powers at a G20 meeting to set up a "safe zone" in Syria where there would be no fighting and which could... read more

  • TURKEY HAS PUT COUPS IN ITS PAST

    Nikkei Asian Review -26 August 2016 Just over 40 days since the failed coup attempt in Turkey, a close confidant of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan landed in Tokyo to ensure investors and scholars that no more... read more

  • SYRIA OPERATION WILL BE TURNING POINT

    REUTERS -24 August 2016 The operation to cleanse Islamic State militants from the northern Syrian town of Jarablus will be a turning point in the fight against the hardline group, Turkey's foreign... read more

  • TURKEY WON’T ACCEPT NEW KURDISH ENTITY

    REUTERS -24 August2016 Turkey will not accept the creation of a new Kurdish entity inside Syria and the territorial integrity of the country must be maintained, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim... read more

  • TURKEY’S $200 BILLION WEALTH FUND

    Bloomberg -23 August 2016 The fund, approved by parliament last weekend, will be used to carry out projects that don’t have a build-operate-finance model, Transport, Maritime and Communication Minister... read more

  • WESTERN COUNTRIES HAVE NOT SUPPORTED TURKEY

    REUTERS -10 August 2016 It is normal that Turkey is "seeking other options" on defence cooperation as it has not received the expected support from its western friends and NATO allies following a... read more

  • FIGHTING THE ENEMIES OF DEMOCRACY

    Newsweek -08 August 2016 Given the severity of the situation as unfolded on July 15, the Turkish state had to take required measures for its public order and security. Naturally, this has been done... read more

  • GIANT TURKISH ANTI-COUP RALLY

    AP -08 August 2016 Turkey will continue fighting whatever powers seek to undermine the government, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Sunday as he addressed a massive flag-waving rally in Istanbul... read more

  • ERDOGAN BLASTS EU FOR NOT ADHERING TO DEAL

    AP -02 August 2016 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the European Union Tuesday of not upholding its side of an EU-Turkey agreement on migration, saying that promised funds and visa-free... read more

  • SYRIA: IT IS TIME FOR OPEN AND MULTILATERAL

    Daily Sabah-21.09.2016-Beril Dedeoğlu Needless to say that, right now, Turkey is the one sacrificing its soldiers in order to eradicate DAESH from the region, while the hands of other members of the anti-DAESH coalition remain clean It appears proxy wars in Syria will be replaced from now on by negotiations conducted by states. That's why the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) has

  • AL-FARABI AND THE LOST CONCEPT OF CIVILIZATION

    Daily Sabah-16.09.2016-İbrahim Kalın Abu Nasr Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Farabi (872-950), one of the greatest political philosophers of all time, never loses his relevance for metaphysics, epistemology or political thought. His "Virtuous City" (al-Madinat al-Fadilah) represents a culmination of Greek and Islamic notions of ethics and political order. The connections he builds between city life, civilization and metaphysics is of particular relevance to our

  • IS THE MEDIA FUELING ISLAMOPHOBIA IN BRITAIN?

    Yeni Şafak English-09.09.2016-Dr. Selman Azami British media playing into hands of extremists as terrorists use negative portrayals of Islam to influence young people In the current climate of hate, bigotry and suspicion against Muslims by a significant section of the wider population in Britain, it is important to question whether the media is playing any role in fuelling Islamophobia. One expects media practitioners to be

  • ERDOĞAN SCORES HIGH AT G20 SUMMIT

    Daily Sabah-06.09.2016-İlnur Çevik Armed with the massive support of the Turkish people, who heroically averted a coup on July 15, and the army's success in northern Syria in bashing DAESH terrorists away from our border areas, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made quite an impact at the G20 summit as he met with world leaders and presented Turkey's position, especially on behalf of the

  • OPERATION EUPHRATES SHIELD: NEW PAGE FOR REGIONAL

    Daily Sabah-05.09.2016-Merve Çalhan Turkey's firm actions to stabilize the war-torn country and guarantee its citizens' security at home and in neighboring countries will have positive effects in the long term Since the Syrian civil war erupted, getting a grip of borders among sub-state actors is the main driving power of the shooting-war; therefore, the borders are amenable to Syrian unrest have been changing

  • DAESH CONTRADICTIONS

    Powers holding on to the lie “Turkey is supporting DAESH” are disturbed by Turkey’s operation against DAESH. Until recently, Turkey was accused of helping DAESH while currently it is left on its own for fighting against DAESH. Acting with hypocrisy, the West started saying that Turkey should immediately end its operations against DAESH and leave the region. American and western

  • DO YOU WANT TO FIGHT DAESH OR HELP FOUND A

    Daily Sabah-01.09.2016-Melih Altınok Although Turkey is fighting both DAESH and the PYD terrorist groups in the region, Western media tries to manipulate the world as if Turkey's war is against Kurds DAESH terror has been at the top of the global agenda for several years now. It has perpetrated bloody attacks in the Middle East and Europe. Turkey, which has a 910-kilometer-long border

  • THE COUP AND THE WEST

    Daily Sabah-31.08.2016-Mustafa Özbayrak Turkey has been increasingly heavily criticized by Western political institutions and media, largely using very biased and flippantly false information On July 15, Turkey experienced one of the bloodiest nights in its recent history after a failed coup attempted by a small group within the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK). More than 240 civilians were killed and more than 2,000 people

  • TURKEY’S RESILIENCE AFTER THE COUP

    Daily Sabah-30.08.2016-İbrahim Kalın From a comparative point of view, any coup attempt would have destabilized any country, ruin its economy and divide the society. What happened in Turkey is just the opposite and goes to show the resilience of Turkey as a whole Only six weeks after the July 15 coup attempt, Turkey launched a major offensive against DAESH terrorists in Syria and

  • INTERVENTION IN SYRIA AND BLACK PROPAGANDA

    Daily Sabah-30.08.2016-Beril Dedeoğlu Turkey launched a military operation in Syria and negative comments poured in immediately. The most popular claim is that Turkey is fighting the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and not DAESH. First of all, we must emphasize that only Syria and Iraq have suffered at the hands of DAESH more than Turkey. It is simply illogical to say that

  • WESTERN MEDIA’S PRINCIPLES BLINDED BY

    Anadolu Agency-30.08.2016-Emirhan Akyel Topping the list of significant problems facing news organizations reporting on the Syrian civil war are the limited number of news sources on the ground, their reliability and the degree to which they can be corroborated. The dangers to journalists have left few non-Syrian reporters within the country and many media outlets now rely on resident sources in Syria. In

  • WHY TURKEY KICKED DAESH OUT OF JARABLUS

    Daily Sabah-29.08.2016-Yahya Bostan Turkish soldiers waiting their tanks as they prepare for a military operation on the Syrian border as part of their offensive against DAESH in Syria, the Karkamış district of Turkey's southeastern Gaziantep province, Aug. 27. Turkey is now able to secure its national borders through the Euphrates Shield against DAESH militants in northern Syria Since 2011, Syrian dictator Bashar Assad's

  • TURKEY SPOILED THE GAME IN SYRIA; TERRORIST

    Yeni Şafak English-27.08.2016-Yasin Aktay The operation Turkey conducted on Daesh in Jarabulus, a city in Syria near the Turkish border, might be a little late, yet it was a necessary step to take. Turkey is now a country that has been sieged, inside and out, by terror organizations. Turkey's enemies are talking through and trying to affect politics through these terrorist groups without disclosing

  • A NECESSARY OPERATION FOR DEFEATING DAESH

    Daily Sabah-25.08.2016-Editorial In the early hours of Wednesday, the Turkish military, including tanks, crossed over the border with Syria to facilitate the clearing of DAESH's presence from the town of Jarablus. The international coalition against DAESH, which supported the moderate opposition Free Syrian Army (FSA) solely with airstrikes, now, thanks to Turkey, introduced boots on the ground. Shortly after Turkish moves, the

  • WELCOME TO THE LAND OF THE BRAVE, MR. BIDEN

    Daily Sabah-24.08.2016-İlnur Çevik Mr. Biden is the first and only Western leader who visited Ankara after the failed coup. He will see for himself the depths of Turkish sentiments after the coup and hopefully report back to his president about the mood here Welcome to Ankara U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, to the land of courageous and brave people who stood up against

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