“Without denying the complexities of the Syrian war in its current state, the Ankara summit was an important step to clear Syria from all terrorist elements and facilitate the political process that will give the Syrian people their freedom, peace, stability and dignity.”
The Afrin operation is a major blow to terrorists in northern Syria and should be supported by everyone who takes a clear stance against terrorism in all of its forms.
Ibn Tufayl’s masterpiece remains as relevant today as it was centuries ago. Its enduring legacy is a testimony to its core message that what we do with the gifts of reason, faith, understanding and compassion matters more than anything else.
President Erdogan’s meeting with Pope Francis should be welcomed as an important opportunity to work for a common agenda of peace, security and friendship in a world of growing racism, intolerance, ignorance and violence.
Just as Turkey supports its allies in their fight against terrorism, they should support Turkey in its fight against terrorism, whether it is Daesh, the PKK or FETO.
Being civilized is not tied to material possession or technological gadgets. It is about being human in the most fundamental sense of the term.
Africa deserves to be treated as an equal partner on the world stage, needing peace, justice and stability and not new forms of exploitation.
The loud and clear message of the Dec. 22 U.N. General Assembly vote is that Jerusalem is not alone and intimidation, blackmail, occupation and dispossession cannot be a norm in the 21st century.
Israelis and their American and European supporters must realize that the troubles in Palestine will not go away until the Israeli occupation ends.
“Post-Daesh, post-Assad Syria should be a cause for celebration for the Syrian people and millions of refugees rather than another adventure in costly geo-political muscling.”