World Bulletin / News Desk
An international conference titled "The Arab Spring and Peace in the New Middle East: Muslim and Christian Perspectives" will be held in Istanbul between September 7 and 8.
The conference is organized by Turkish Religious Foundation, Centre for Islamic Studies and Marmara University Middle East Research Institution.
Nearly 200 religious officials and opinion leaders from 23 countries, including Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and Vatican will discuss transformation process in Mideast and North Africa.
Mehmet Gormez, the head of the Directorate of Religious Affairs, former Lebanese president Amine Pierre Gemayel, Fener Greek Patriarch Bartholomew and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will deliver opening speeches on the first day of the conference.
Turkish AK party candidate has been elected Turkish parliament speaker
Turkish police have detained 7 people suspected of being part of ISIL
The Turkish army has boosted security on the border with Syria
Turkish newspapers on Wednesday focus on ongoing voting for the country's parliamentary speaker
Volkan Bozkir is closely watching developments in Greece since it directly effects Turkey as well
A top aide of Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the increased border security is a preventative measure.
Ismet Yilmaz, Deniz Baykal, Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu and Dengir Mir Mehmet Firat are the four candidates contesting for the post
A temporary accommodation center has been established in the Suruc district of Turkey's southeastern Sanliurfa province that can host up to 35,000 people
Turkey's Foreign Ministry 'deeply concerned' over reports China banned Ramadan for Party members, including civil servants, students, teachers
Turkish dailies on Tuesday reported on the National Security Council regarding 'possible threats' on Syrian border
Turkish newspapers on Monday focus on the country’s National Security Council meeting regarding the conflict in Syria
Int'l group looking at ways it can help Turkey's 'solution process' hopes to learn from Philippines peace process
'We wish God’s mercy on those who lost their lives,' Turkish Prime Ministry says
Turkey has sent nearly 2,000 vehicles full of humanitarian aid to Kobani since September 19, 2014
Turkey already had 10km of walls with its border but will be constructing more to crack down on illegal border crossings.