Charting the Muslim Brotherhood’s Influence

May 31, 2019 | 10:00 GMT (KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images) As a staunch advocate of political Islam, the Muslim Brotherhood has played a prominent part in society and politics throughout the Sunni Arab world for more than 90 years. Formed by conservative Muslim thinker and teacher Hassan al-Banna in 1928, the organization’s Egyptian branch continues to be the most […]

Rasmus Paludan: Meet the far-right leader who wants to deport all Muslims from Denmark 21

By Anne Sofie Schrøder • last updated: 30/05/2019 – 09:44 Convicted of racism, accused of Nazi ties, known for burnings of the Quran… and about to become a Danish MP? Danish lawyer Rasmus Paludan was little known a few months ago but his far-right party has gained traction ahead of a general election on June 5. His […]

Mkhitaryan`s Case: While Sport is Politicized

By Azer HASRET, [email protected] Henrikh Mkhitaryan is a player. And it seems not only football player. He arises as a political manipulator at the hands of those people or circles which use any opportunity to blackmail Azerbaijan – a host country, which is hosting Europa League Final on May 29, 2019. What is going? Why […]

Unbelievable but True: Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize!

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier While Pres. Trump is visiting Japan this week, it is the appropriate time to comment about his nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize by Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The nomination was announced by none other than Pres. Trump himself who boasted that Abe had given him […]

An Ugly Face of Armenian Nationalism – Video

By Azer HASRET, [email protected] Just to compare. I am compiling a piece where would like to show if Azerbaijan is really dangerous for people of Armenian origin to come and enjoy a trip to this most tolerant country of the world. Why am I touching upon this issue must be clear. Just the world is […]

Turkey: A Rerun of the Istanbul Mayoral Election Raises Economic Risk

The Big Picture In pushing for an election rerun in Istanbul, Turkey’s cultural and economic capital, the ruling AKP is prioritizing political continuity at home above peaceful relations abroad and near-term economic stability. Still, the party must tread carefully, lest it deepen the economic pain as it courts the nationalist vote that could help it […]

US Lists Azerbaijan and Turkey Among Most Egregious Violators of Religious Freedom

By Harut Sassounian Publisher, The California Courier The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) issued on April 29, 2019, its Annual Report listing the “world’s most egregious violators of religious freedom,” among which, not surprisingly, are Azerbaijan and Turkey. Both states are categorized as “Countries of Particular Concern.” USCIRF, as an independent, […]

The Turkish professor Arikan, the Father of Polar Codes Huawei Founder Ren Zhengfei Honors Father Of Polar Codes & Scientists – YouTube Huawei Founder, Ren Zhengfei, accompanied by top level management, hosted an award ceremony at the company’s HQ in Shenzhen, China. Together, they recognized Prof Arikan, the Father of Polar Codes, for his years of contribution in communications technology. The accomplishments of Huawei’s own scientists were also celebrated in this majestic ceremony. The Turkish professor […]

Baghdadi Is Back And Turkey Might Be His Next Target

Kimden: Pulat Tacar [[email protected]] Baghdadi Is Back And Turkey Might Be His Next Target By Moon Of Alabama April 29, 2019 “Information Clearing House” – Remember this dude? bigger He is back. bigger Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, self declared caliph of ISIS, appeared in new video published today. These are the first pictures of him […]

Invitation to 38TH ANNUAL TURKISH DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL organized by FTAA 1 Attachment

Dear ATAA Friends & Değerli Arkadaşlar, It has been a long time since I had the opportunity to communicate with you all. Lots have happened during that interim period. But, as they say here, that’s water under the bridge. We need to look ahead. First, I would like to inform you of the well-known Turkish […]