Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an stated on Wednesday that Turkey has sent aid to the Tomb of Süleyman ?ah in Syria, the burial place of the grandfather of Osman I, founder of the Ottoman Empire, but has not sent troops to confront the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant...
By Sevil Erkus
The head of the Turkey Syriac Associations Federation, Evgil Turker, has told Hurriyet Daily News that efforts are being taken to open a Syriac elementary school, the first ever in the history of the republic.
By Barbara Slavin
Iraqi Ambassador Lukman Faily said April 23 that parliamentary elections scheduled next week are unlikely to produce a majority for any one party and that the United States retains considerable influence in Iraq despite the withdrawal two years ago of all American combat troops.
A torchlight procession marking the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey is taking place in Yerevan. The procession has been organized by the youth unions of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) and the Nikol Aghbalyan student union.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has highlighted the "shared pain" endured during the 1915 events in an unexpected statement April 23 on the Armenian issue, expressing condolences on behalf of the Turkish state to the grandchildren of Armenians who lost their lives "in the context of the...
The international conference "The Caucasus Frontline of the First World War: Genocide, Refugees and Humanitarian Aid" started at 21 April at Armenian Genocide Museum. Leading specialists from Armenia, Russia, Italy, Canada, France, Poland and the United States will take part in the conference.
Amsterdam (Reuters) -- The Netherlands warned on Wednesday militants returning from Syria posed a security threat to Europe and said two Dutch citizens had carried out suicide attacks in Syria and Iraq in the past six months and about 100 had fought in Syria in 2013.
By Deniz Serinci
COPENHAGEN -- What role did the Kurds play in the Armenian genocide under the Ottomans? On April 24 every year, Armenians worldwide commemorate the genocide, in which between 1-1.5 million died under Ottoman campaigns that began in 1915.
By Daniel J. Graeber
ERBIL, Iraq (UPI) -- "Billions of dollars" generated from the oil and gas sector have benefited the citizens of the Kurdish region of Iraq, the Kurdish government said. The semiautonomous Kurdistan Regional Government published data on revenue generated from 2007-13.