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It was crucial for the AKP, which rules in Ankara, to keep him behind bars while the country was called to vote in the constitutional referendum that gave Erdogan semi-absolute pow[...]
‘We are women who are rejecting all customs and laws that obscure our existence and our identity.’ The much-hyped clothing reforms for women were an empty promise by Crown Prince M[...]
The war is not unlikely to be ended after the fate of the battle for Hodeida becomes clear. If it stops, this would be in order to reach a situation that resembles the situation in[...]
A 'new mechanism' is needed to protect companies that want do business with the Iranian market. Europe must honor its commitments[...]
REPORTAGE. We traveled to Bahrain and reported without official accreditation in order to bring the ground truth to light. Speaking with us at great risk to themselves, critics of [...]
Analysis. The Syrian government army taken the Deraa region in the south of the country. President Bashar al-Assad now controls almost all of Syria, from Aleppo to the Jordanian bo[...]
Seven years after the outbreak of the Arab Spring everything would suggest that dictatorships have won but this is a simplistic conclusion. The existing dictatorships are in a deep[...]
 The American activist was killed by an Israeli bulldozer operator on March 16, 2003, as she protested the destruction of Palestinian homes during the second Intifada   by Mic[...]
Erdogan has denied that he wants to annex Afrin to Turkey. Those who doubt his intentions may view raising the Turkish flag in the heart of the city as the first step towards its &[...]
Moscow is leveraging Turkish operations against the YPG in Afrin to weaken US influence in Syria and push the Kurds to negotiate with Damascus[...]