PKK/PYD preventing Syrian Kurds to return home

For the Syrian Kurds, the YPG is not just an organization that fights Daesh in Syria as claimed by the US, nor it is just a threat for Turkey as security analysts and Turkish military and government agencies had been warning. As a military wing of the PKK/PYD terror group, it is potentially a threat to every community, including the one it claims to represent – the Kurds.

The Atlas of Islamic Thought

After three years of intensive work, the Atlas of Islamic Thought project, has finally come to an end. This project is the result of collective work, with the contribution of over 200 people, most of them are scholars from different fields. The project endeavors to revitalize the lost tradition with an emphasis on historical continuity in the Islamic scientific tradition.

Turkey to receive first S-400 in 2019

Turkey’s National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli told parliament’s Planning and Budget Committee that “the first delivery of the S-400 air-defense systems is planned to be accomplished in 2019.” Canikli also pointed out that Turkey is currently panning its own production of defense missile system – “Turkey has also started a new platform, a new line which it will develop with its own potential.”

“Butcher of Bosnia” jailed for life

Ratko Mladic, 74, has been convicted by a U.N. tribunal in The Hague on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity for massacres of Bosnian Muslims and ethnic cleansing campaigns to forge a “Greater Serbia.” He was jailed for life on Wednesday.

Hariri returns to Lebanon for first time since resignation

“Today I presented my resignation to the president and he urged me to hold onto it for more dialogue about its reasons and its political underpinnings… and I accepted,” he said during a televised speech at the country’s presidential palace.