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The leader of Turkey’s opposition party, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), has called on Erdogan to renounce the Muslim Brotherhood, expel its fugitive elements and adopt a policy of reconciliation with Egypt.
Member of parliament, `Essām al-Sāfi said the meeting of Egypt's minister of foreign affairs Sāmeh Shukry with his Turkish counter partner Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in Venezuela is of utmost importance, explaining that Turkey must adhere to its promise not to interfere in Egypt's domestic matters.
The various members of Turkey’s political scene are still fiercely debating the issue of the ban on headscarves in public institutions. Recently the high court ruled that the constitutional amendment that was passed in February allowing women to wear the headscarves in universities is null. The...
In light of the recent decision by the Turkish Parliament to allow women to wear the hijāb at universities, a Turkish women discusses her family’s role in Ataturk’s nation building project and the changing attitudes in Turkey nowadays.
The author discusses the situation of Muslims in Turkey, and the increasing levels of restrictions being imposed upon them.
The Egyptian press has widely covered the four-day visit that Pope Benedict XVI paid to Turkey from November 28 to December 1, 2006 in an obvious attempt to heal the wounds opened by his earlier "offensive" remarks on Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. According to political analysts, the pontiff’s...
The European Commission recommended the partial suspension of Turkey’s European Union entry because Turkey refused to implement its commitments.
On Tuesday, Pope Benedict will start a four-day visit to Turkey amidst growing protests in Istanbul and Ankara. Tens of thousands took to the streets and chanted anti-pope slogans, expressing their fury at the pope’s remarks on Islām which he made two months ago in a lecture at the University of...
The European Court of Human Rights has condemned Turkey for violating article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, after receiving complaints from the owner and editor-in-chief of a monthly publication [Reviewer: no name given] about the government’s restrictions...
A critique of the Egyptian government’s handling of the Sudanese refugees protesting in Cairo.
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