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2 critical weeks for Syria

On Wednesday, the presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran will meet on Wednesday in Russia’s coastal city of Sochi to …

12-year imprisonment for FETO leader’s lawyer

A court in Izmir sentenced the lawyer of Fetullah Gulen, the leader of Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), to 12 years in prison. The lawyer Feti Un was slapped a sentence of eight years in jail initially, but it has now been increased to 12 years in accordance to the Counterterror Act. 

Cyber-attack amplifies Saudi worries

The Gulf kingdom claimed on Monday that it had “detected” an “advanced” cyber-attack targeting the government’s different agencies. The kingdom’s National Cyber Security Center, which is affiliated to the Interior Ministry said the attack involved the use of “PowerShell control software.”

Hijab-wearing school girls to face questioning in UK

Head of the Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) and the chief inspector of schools, Amanda Spielman, announced that Britain’s primary school inspectors would question girls who wear the Muslim headscarf at school.

Turkish, Iranian, Russian foreign ministers meet to discuss Sochi Summit

The move to invite PYD seemed an unnecessary hitch that has the potential to trouble the warming relations between Turkey and Russia. Cavusoglu stated that the participation of the terrorist group in the Syrian National Dialogue Congress would be unacceptable for Turkey. “Our sensitivity about PYD/YPG is obvious,” he added.