Category archives for Turkey

How Europe came to forget about its Arabic heritage.

BY ABDUL HAQ COMPIER Source / Courtesy: January 2011, Alislam-eGazette Summary: Traditional education about Western civilisation tells the story of how around 1500, Greek texts recovered the lost memory of Europe’s Greek and Roman past and unleashed an era of progress in science and civilisation called the Renaissance. In fact, the progress in civilisation had begun in […]

Turkish PM announces additional sanctions on Israel

Source / Courtesy: CNN Istanbul (CNN) — Turkey’s fiery prime minister ratcheted up rapidly-escalating tensions with Israel on Tuesday, comparing Ankara’s once-close middle eastern ally to a “spoiled boy” and announcing additional sanctions would soon be imposed. “We are completely suspending all of these, trade relations, military relations, related with the defense industry,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, according to […]