Murat Sofuoglu is a staff writer at TRT World.
Kurds are often described as one of the largest stateless people. While other stateless nations do exist, the Kurdish question is complex and goes back generations. So who are these stateless people, and where did it all begin?
Washington's embassy move to Jerusalem and withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal is helping Russia and Iran generate more leverage across the conflict-ridden region.
Avni Ozgurel, a prominent nationalist analyst, who has long been around Bahceli’s power circles, thinks AK Party-MHP alliance will turn into political unity after the elections.
While the economy and corruption seem to be the dominating discourse in the run-up to the Iraqi elections, the Kurds in Kirkuk are not only entangled in infighting but also at odds with Baghdad. Political uncertainty looms over the city's prospects.
Structural discrimination against Jewish people was a norm from the Middle Ages to the19th and 20th century Europe, but such institutional practices weren't common in the Middle East. We examine the origins of anti-Semitism.
While Barack Obama became the US's first black president, the country shifted to the right electing Donald Trump as his successor. Trump's election promise to “make America great again” fuels the country’s racist movements.
The moderate Syrian Kurdish leaders argue that YPG expanded its reach, fomented demographic changes while fighting Daesh and also drew a deep wedge between the Arab and Kurdish communities.
Several TV channels linked to the Muslim Brotherhood operate from Turkey since the 2013 military coup in Egypt. They offer a critical viewpoint to people living under the rule of military strongman, Abdel Fattah el Sisi.
The Syrian wing of the outlawed PKK, the YPG, crushed Kurdish dissent, feeding the US air force with coordinates that not only targeted Daesh but also hit houses of prominent Kurdish leaders.
Istanbul’s rough and tough taxi drivers, notorious for their bad behaviour, have taken on the ride-hailing app, which is accused of skirting local regulations to connect passengers with the closest rides available.
Azad Osman and Sefira were arrested for protesting against former Syrian president Hafez al Assad in 1987. Since then they've beat the odds and are now a living testimony of everything that has gone wrong with Syria.
Edward Erickson, an American military expert, argues that the US seeks to cultivate influence in Syria by creating "Kurdish enclaves" run by anti-Turkey forces.
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