It seems that while the Kurdish card will be forming one side of the new equation being established in the Middle East, the other side will be formed by the ISIL card
History teaches us the ZANU-PF’s intelligence capability and their ability to implement its strategies effectively
Mission of the regional counterterrorism adviser in the Balkans seems to be the production of enough spindoctoral justifications and legal traps that the local governments will need to invent in order to frighten and terrorize their Muslim populations
The list seems prepared with the motive to target ordinary Muslim professional, using various illegal clandestine networks funded by the Country’s unaccountable oil billions
It is clear that Europe-based circles in particular are inclined to create a perception and imposition that Alevi’ism is a separate religion; and that cemevis are the houses of worship of this religion
Old Turkish, which we call Ottoman Turkish, is a language that is derived from the values and concepts of Islamic civilization that we belong to, and enriches it and has associations with it
The trials are nothing but a mockery of justice. And Kamaruzzaman is the latest in a steadily growing line of victims
The culturalization of the religion amounts to compressing it in a certain field and isolating it from life. The “cultural Islam” against the “political Islam” thesis is cut perfectly for this.
In order to ease the military regime’s oppression on the Muslim Brotherhood, and to look after the possible mediation opportunity, the channels should have been kept open
So far, the Modi government has been reluctant to spell out the terms of its engagement with Kabul as the political realities in Afghanistan have been in flux
We have left behind the era of unrestrained capitalism but the backdrop of thought that shapes the relationship between the modern being and nature still runs strong
The al-Nusra Front’s new message is clear, the conflict in Syria cannot be paused to make way for joint FSA, SAA attacks against encroaching ISIL fighters.
The dominant fear among the Saudi-led Gulf States is that the Arab freedom wave may reach their shores
Turkish Cypriots now find themselves in a state of soul-searching. The debate has also highlighted the attitudes of mainland Turkey media towards the KKTC.
Israel has activated its policy of gaining an impudent victimhood and benefit from every crisis, while looking at the situations of the Middle East’s congested, helpless and spineless people, away from prudence and weak leaderships and states
It would be useful to rethink a process where the state restores a reputation and tries to make someone popular for political reasons, and resorts to making use of verses without paying for them.
Iran troubled with a number of attacks has carried out by Baluch armed groups, who are Sunni Muslims living in Baluchistan, called Jundullah and Jaish al-Adl, against the state in recent years. Iran tightened its stance and performed six or seven-hour border post attacks
The politically motivated response of the Indian state to the Kashmir floods with respect to relief operations is evident if we compare it with the response of the same Indian state to natural disasters in other Indian states
The Kurdish issue will play a key role for all active actors in the region when it comes to the shaping of the Middle East. And the Kurdish issue has gained such importance that it won’t be left to the Kurds alone.
What our media are failing to show is that our establishment must blame itself for the radicalization of many Muslim Canadians.
While Turkey desires to overcome being compressed for a century, and is just becoming aware of the historical references and obligations, it doesn’t mean that the global actors had forgotten about it.