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Turkey coup

Turkey at a crossroads: A look inside the night of the coup and its aftermath

Turkey finds rare unity in defeat of coup attempt a month ago, but dissidents worry about the future.

Iraq Peshmerga

Kurdish women take up arms alongside men to defend their people

The presence of women fighting ISIS became an exotic and sensational topic in 2014 and 2015, but the reality of life for many women is more complex.

F-16 fighter jets

At height of Turkish coup bid, rebel jets had Erdogan's plane in their sights

"At least two F-16s harassed Erdogan's plane while it was in the air and en route to Istanbul. They locked their radars on his plane and on two other F-16s protecting him."

By REUTERS
17/07/2016
Demonstration against Israel

Zionism: An irrational and misunderstood fear

The biased, baseless outlook regarding Zionism in the Islamic world has over time warped into a misplaced phobia of Jewish people.

06/06/2016
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

In blow to Erdogan, AKP falls short of outright majority in Turkish election

The pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) was on track to take more than 12 percent of the vote.

By REUTERS
07/06/2015
Quran shaped cake

Koran-shaped cake baked with layers of trouble for religious class

Turkey's top religious authority is investigating school on allegations of preparing sanctimonious sweets.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
20/04/2015
Turkey President Recep Tayyip erdogan

Why didn’t the recent Turkish incursion into Syria draw ISIS fire?

Former Pentagon official to ‘Post’: I think the big point is that it suggests Turkey has lost control of Islamic State; When you play with fire, you get burned.

Turkish MPs hurt in Parliament brawl‏

Brawl in Turkish parliament injures five lawmakers

Fight reportedly broke out when members of ruling AK Party approached female member of pro-Kurdish party.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
18/02/2015
A passenger ship, with the old city's monuments Blue mosque (L) and Hagia Sophia museum (R)

Turkey pulls out of Munich defense conference because of Israel

The Munich Security Conference is an annual event that brings together some of the world's top policy makers in foreign and defense policy.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages insulting Mohammad

Earlier this month, prosecutors launched an inquiry into a newspaper which reprinted parts of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo

By REUTERS
26/01/2015
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