Bilge Nesibe Kotan is a producer at TRT World.
Five days after a strong earthquake hit Izmir, the hope of rescuing people alive was slowly fading away. Then, little Ayda was found alive after 91 hours. Hope was renewed.
They are navigating carefully, ensuring no 'vested interest' hijacks their movement through violence.
Iraqis are celebrating the death of the man who they blame killing of more than 500 protesters. But as the country finds itself becoming a playground for another proxy fight, Iraqis fear what might come next: a new war.
Iraqi protesters are concerned whether Prime Minister Mahdi's replacement will be acceptable to the nation, while experts warn that any bold moves by Iran could lead to further bloodshed or worse.
A humanitarian catastrophe is looming in Idlib, as air strikes target hospitals in the last rebel stronghold with Russian and Syrian regime pressing for a final showdown.
More than 300 people have been killed in a month of protests in Iraq. Now protesters are increasingly going missing and multiple allegations of abductions have been reported.
Some believe that those behind the killing of Iraqi influencer Tara Fares last year kidnapped Saba, while others are hesitant to put the blame on anyone in Iraq's ambiguous environment. But almost everyone agrees: she was targeted for her activism.
In the second phase of protests in Iraq, demonstrators are risking everything to demand more — early elections and an answer to the question, who killed the protesters?
The Iraqi government has promised reforms after a violent crackdown on demonstrations, but protesters still distrust the government and believe the blame lies with Iran.
In Iraq, protesters have long been demanding reforms. But this time, they want to take the government down, and they don’t need a protest leader to mobilise.
Why the government's austerity measures and claims of decreasing inflation don’t sit well with regular Egyptians.
Faultlines have emerged between the Syrian regime's allies Moscow and Tehran as their economic interests have begun to clash in the region. Can Assad maintain ties with both sides while accumulating a massive war debt?
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