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Istanbul bombings: soccer in the bull’s eye

Twin bombs in central Istanbul may not have targeted Besiktas JK’s newly refurbished Vodafone Arena stadium, but it underscores the propaganda value of attacking a soccer match for both jihadist and non-jihadist groups. They also raise questions about counter-terrorism strategies. The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons, a splinter of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), claimed responsibility …

James Dorsey

Journalist Coskun: I didn’t insult anyone, I wrote a news article

Canan Coskun wrote a story saying officials bought homes from a state-owned firm at discount prices. Now, she’s on trial – not for false claims, but for insulting the officials. Kürsat Akyol reports from Istanbul. “I’m not afraid, and because I am not afraid I will continue to write and report.” These words belong to …

Deutsche Welle

Erdoğan Needs to stand with Egypt, not the Muslim Brotherhood

By Adel El-Adawy The Egyptian-Turkish relationship has reached a low point and can be considered severed, because of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s full-fledged support for the Muslim Brotherhood at the expense of the majority of Egyptians and the Egyptian state. As Egyptian Ambassador to Turkey, Abdel Rahman Salah explained: “The fear of Erdoğan’s government …

Daily News Egypt