İsmail Numan Telci

İsmail Numan Telci

Ismail Numan Telci is the Deputy Director of the Middle East Institute (ORMER) and an Assistant Professor at the Department of International Relations at Sakarya University. He is the author of the ‘Dictionary of the Egyptian Revolution’ and is the editor of www.misirbulteni.com – a news webpage focusing on the developments in Egypt.
Presidential Elections in Egypt and the Future of the Authoritarian

Presidential Elections in Egypt and the Future of the Authoritarian Regime

March 19, 2018
The presidential elections in Egypt in March 2018 is a new step toward consolidating the oppressive regime, which was established with a global political support rather than a step towards democratization.
A Strategic Renewal The Palestinian Reconciliation Government and the Role

A Strategic Renewal? The Palestinian Reconciliation Government and the Role of Hamas

November 3, 2017
During a period in which Qatar is subject to regional isolation, where Turkey is busy in ruling out immediate threats as part of its foreign policy, and where the political bloc inclined to the Muslim Brotherhood is in eclipse across the Middle East, the most reasonable strategy Hamas could adopt in order to remain as an element of the equation was to agree on the unity government.
Understanding Hamas' New Political Document

Understanding Hamas' New Political Document

June 8, 2017
Last month, two developments that are of vital importance for Palestinian politics occurred. First, the Hamas movement released its much-anticipated new political document, which employs a new strategy with regard to both the international community and the Fatah movement; and second Khaled Mashaal, who was assigned as Hamas' political bureau chief in 1996, announced on May 6 that he quit his office and Ismail Haniyeh would replace him.
Is Normalization Possible in Turkish-Egyptian Relations

Is Normalization Possible in Turkish-Egyptian Relations?

May 12, 2016
It is in both countries interests to overcome the crisis, both governments might need to reassess their positions in the near future and reconsider normalizing their relations. This need is particularly pressing for Egypt, which is going through a political crisis domestically and needs to find a way out of this situation.