Saad Hasan is a staff writer at TRT World.
For the first time in many years, Iraqis have voted for politicians who campaigned not on sectarian or ethnic fault-lines but salient issues such as the country’s economy.
The post-invasion Iraq was supposed to be a land of opportunity but what followed were years of political bickering, violence and corruption. Iraqis are waiting for an unwinding.
The US missile strikes offer no guarantee if they will cause serious damage to Bashar al Assad’s chemical weapons infrastructure.
Bashar al Assad’s regime has once again shown to both its allies and detractors that it operates with impunity.
The outgoing administration’s decision to nominate a young businessman as the country's top diplomat in Washington has angered the country's powerful military.
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.
At a recent meeting of an international terrorist financing watchdog, Islamabad lost support of close allies China and Saudi Arabia, exposing the country to the risk of economic fallout.
Rao Anwar is one of Karachi's most dreaded police officers. His recent target turned out to be a civilian who aspired to be a fashion model, triggering protests and raising doubts over his role in previous shootouts.
A lot of the work that goes into making a t-shirt or a pair of jeans has been automated, except for cutting and sewing. Now machines are taking over one of these last surviving manual jobs, which humans have performed for hundreds of years.
Ever since the US imposed sanctions on Iran, several individuals and institutions have violated them, but rarely has Washington taken as aggressive a stance as it has against Turkey.
For years, the world’s super rich and multinational corporations have used offshore centres to conceal profits, evade taxes and hide their wealth. Can this daylight robbery be stopped?
Cengiz Kocak, Turkey’s most prolific BASE jumper, has leaped off high-rise buildings, telephone towers and hills. He says he does it to remind himself that he's not dead yet. Next on his list is Istanbul's historic Galata Tower.
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