Biden Gives Turkey the Silent TreatmentWednesday, 3 Mars, 2021 , 17:18 | By Robbie Gramer, Katie Livingstone, Jack Detsch

If U.S.-Turkey relations were already strained under Trump, Biden’s pressure on Ankara raises questions about the relationship with a longtime NATO ally. 


How Turkey's Erdogan conned ‘The New York Times’ - opinionTuesday, 2 Mars, 2021 , 14:58 | By BERNARD-HENRI LÉVY, THOMAS S. KAPLAN

This exercise in pro-Ankara propaganda neatly parrots the Turkish military occupation’s script.


Turkey's mobsters step out of shadows and into public sphereMonday, 1 Mars, 2021 , 16:40 | Bethan McKernan in Istanbul | Thu 25 Feb 2021

After decades in hiding, in prison or keeping low profile, players from a bloody period in the country’s history are now seen as ‘folk idols’ by the Turkish right


Having Won Syria’s War, al-Assad Is Mired in Economic WoesFriday, 26 February, 2021 , 15:18| Feb. 23, 2021 | By Ben Hubbard and Hwaida Saad

After a decade of war, the biggest threat now to President Bashar al-Assad is an economic crisis. But at a recent meeting, he had no concrete solutions to his country’s extreme distress.


Deaths of Soldiers and Policemen Held by Kurdish Guerrillas Roil Turkish PoliticsTuesday, 16 February, 2021 , 16:23 | By Carlotta Gall

ISTANBUL — Turks reacted with shock and anger Monday to the news that Kurdish guerrillas had executed 13 Turkish soldiers and police officers held captive in a cave in the mountains of northern Iraq.


Years After a Massacre, Yazidis Finally Bury Their Loved OnesSunday, 7 February, 2021 , 18:00 | By Jane Arraf | Photographs by Ivor Prickett

KOJO, Iraq — They had waited years to bury the remains of their husbands, sons and brothers. Cradling fresh earth draped in Iraqi flags, the Yazidi women called out as if their loved ones could still hear them.


Prestigious Istanbul University Fights Erdogan’s ReachMonday, 1 February, 2021 , 14:13 | Carlotta Gall

ISTANBUL — For several weeks — rain, shine, or even snow — a rebellion has been underway in one of the most hallowed establishments of Turkish academia: the campus of Bogazici University in Istanbul.



Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Developing Female Kurdish Militia Drama for TVMonday, 25 January, 2021 , 17:11 | By Lesley Goldberg

The mother-daughter producing partners have, via their HiddenLight production company, optioned author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's 'The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice' for the small screen.


Biden administration critical of TurkeyMonday, 25 January, 2021 , 15:33 | Kathimerini | Jan 22, 2021

U.S. Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken gave a first inkling about the stance the Biden administration will take regarding Turkey in the hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. His approach was clearly critical; however, the relationship is complex and any conclusions would be premature.


The Massacre in Dersim Still Haunts Kurds in TurkeyWednesday, 13 January, 2021 , 16:23 | By Jaclynn Ashly

A reporter for Jacobin traveled to the Kurdish province of Dersim to investigate the recent discovery of a mass grave from a 1937 massacre. But far from being forgotten, it's an atrocity that still haunts the region today, with millions of Kurds in Turkey struggling for freedom against Erdoğan's latest crackdown.