“Türkiye for the New Century”, Türkiye’s politics and parties

by Ali M. Shukr Recently published by the Institute for Future Studies in Beirut, the book “Turkey in the New Century: The Political System, Parties, and Pressure Groups,” was presented by Professor Emrullah Ashler, the former Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey. The book was divided into an introduction and 5 chapters. In each chapter, a Read more

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The rise of the Welfare Party: This is what the schizophrenia did to Erdogan

by Abdel Moneim Ali Issa In a meeting held last Wednesday with leaders of the Justice and Development Party, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan summarized the reasons that led to the party’s defeat in last week’s municipal elections, saying that what happened “was not only a loss of votes, but also a loss of blood.” Read more

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The Way Western Media whitewashes illegal invasions and torture and enables genocide

By Ali Awad * Journalism (mass communication) is the fourth branch of government. As to how much power this fourth branch of government has, that depends on the circumstances and events being covered. During war times, this fourth branch of government is as powerful as the armed forces, the most potent state instrument in the Read more

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Parsing “We don’t do body count”

For some time, people of the Global South have suspected their humanity does not register in the mind and hearts of the “civilized” Western world. However, recent events, including the West’s response to the pandemic, turned that suspicion into an established fact. Western leaders’ refusal to acknowledge civilian casualties resulting from wars they initiated, their Read more

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Leaked files implicates UK’s operatives in Yemen

by Kit Klarenberg * Yemen’s civil war, considered the world’s gravest humanitarian crisis, appears to be nearing its end due to a China-brokered detente between Iran and Saudi Arabia, who support opposing sides in the bitter conflict. Early signs suggest that the rapprochement between Tehran and Riyadh may not only end hostilities in Yemen, but Read more

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Algeria’s intractable neutrality in the context of global polarization

by Hossam Hamza Algeria’s constant insistence on embedding the principles of non-alignment and positive neutrality in its foreign policy expresses its realization of the intractability of understanding the pattern of its dealing with the dynamics of polarization at the level of the international system. It is intended to achieve the aspirations of the party making Read more

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The unpublished security clauses of the Iran-Saudi deal and its implication on regional and global security

The public statement that announced the deal between Iran and Saudi Arabia contains only the contours of a detailed deal whose terms are guaranteed by China and whose terms will be revealed gradually in the next few weeks. One such details concern the long terms security agreement as well as the immediate action to be Read more

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Urbanization in History: 8 out of the 10 oldest and continuously inhabited cities around the world are in the Islamic world

Throughout history, thousands of cities were established that were settled by humans and then abandoned for some reason, so they disappeared and only their ruins remained, but some of those historical cities have preserved the flame of life in them and have continued since their founding until now. In this article, we chose to talk Read more

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