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  CHARLOTTE MCPHERSON - Today's Zaman
CHARLOTTE MCPHERSONToday's ZamanTurkish culture encourages the practice of many traditions. I've heard that in Uşak the poorer women in a neighborhood are invited to a dinner called “üç tencere” (three pots). In Antakya, two types of aşure are distributed -- keşkek (made with meat ...and more »
Posted on 7 November 2014 | 9:26 am
  From Portsmouth to Kobane: the British
New StatesmanFrom Portsmouth to Kobane: the British jihadis fighting for IsisNew StatesmanJaveed, Raoufi and Qaqa booked tickets to Turkey in September 2013 and headed for the border. The first Jaman knew of their plans was when they contacted him from Antakya, although he couldn't offer them tazkiyah because they were unknown to him.and more »
Posted on 6 November 2014 | 2:04 am
  Prosecutor falls asleep during Cömert trial
Prosecutor falls asleep during Cömert trialToday's ZamanCömert was 22-years-old when he lost his life after being hit in the head by a tear gas canister during the nationwide anti-government protests of summer 2013 in the city of Antakya in southern Turkey. The Cömert family had since filed a lawsuit ...and more »
Posted on 5 November 2014 | 9:21 am
  Turkey's Arab Alawites and the Syrian
Turkey's Arab Alawites and the Syrian conflictOpen DemocracyAs one Alawite resident of Antakya put it, “After the events in Syria, most of the Alevi people in Turkey have supported Assad as he is Alevi or Alawite, and they believe they are under threat. Actually, they are not interested in Assad's personality ...and more »
Posted on 4 November 2014 | 12:59 am
  ISIS Bomb Threat to Kurdish Forces Bound For
ISIS Bomb Threat to Kurdish Forces Bound For Syria's KobaniNBCNews.comANTAKYA, Turkey — A fighter with the extremist Islamist group ISIS warned Western-backed forces on Friday that "a lot of car bombs and suicide bombers are waiting for them" in the besieged Syrian town of Kobani. The threat came as Kurdish forces from ...and more »
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:56 am
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Posted on 19 November 2014 | 6:33 am
  In Turkey, Resentment Builds Over Syrian
United Nations officials on Wednesday gave new figures for people displaced by the brutal conflicts in Syria and Iraq, saying about 13.6 million have been forced to flee their homes. Wednesday’s announcement came as Turkish officials acknowledged most of the estimated 1.6 million refugees who’ve arrived in Turkey over the last 3 ½ years are likely to stay. A few months ago, officials had said ...
Posted on 12 November 2014 | 8:02 am
  'A Lot of Car Bombs' Await You in
An ISIS fighter warned Western-backed forces that "a lot of car bombs and suicide bombers are waiting for them" if they come to Kobani, Syria.
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 10:53 am
  Life as a Hostage in Syria
Theo Padnos, formally Peter Theo Curtis, was taken hostage in September 2012 and held primarily in Syria by Jabhat al-Nusra, the local al-Qaeda branch. He was freed in August of this year, and in a new piece for The New York Times Magazine, Padnos tells the story of his kidnapping, life in captivity, and eventual release.Fluent in Arabic and a student of Islam, Padnos was familiar with living in ...
Posted on 29 October 2014 | 8:15 am
  Jews Spent Centuries in Antakya, Turkey.
In a Turkish city once known for tolerance, a Jewish community grapples with the influx of Syrian refugees and its own decline. Is it nearing the end of a 2,300-year existence? Click here for the rest of the article...
Posted on 28 October 2014 | 2:12 am
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  Food Distribution Program Manager - GOAL
General Description of the Role Food Distribution Program Manager will be based in GOAL’s office in Harem, Syria, reporting to the FSL Program Coordinator based in Antakya, Turkey and to the Field Program Coordinator. The Program managers will manage a ...
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 12:30 am
  In Turkey, Resentment Builds Over Syrian
ANTAKYA, TURKEY - United Nations officials on Wednesday gave new figures for people displaced by the brutal conflicts in Syria and Iraq, saying about 13.6 million have been forced to flee their homes. Wednesday's announcement came as Turkish officials ...
Posted on 12 November 2014 | 4:31 am
  Jews Spent Centuries in Antakya, Turkey.
Saul Cenudioglu remembers when his synagogue was full and when Muslims and Christians of this diverse Turkish city joined with Jews to celebrate marriages and births. “I’m afraid in 15 or 20 years, people in Antakya might be saying, ‘Did you know ...
Posted on 28 October 2014 | 2:41 am
  Islamic State renews push to claim Syrian
ANTAKYA, Turkey — Islamic State fighters waged street-by-street battles against militiamen in embattled Kobane on Thursday after pushing into the heart of the Syrian border town despite intense U.S. airstrikes.
Posted on 8 October 2014 | 6:00 pm
  Plague bomb data found on seized Islamic
ANTAKYA, Turkey, Aug. 29 (UPI) --An Islamic State laptop computer found in Syria allegedly contains plans to build chemical weapons for spreading bubonic plague. The computer, now in Antakya, Turkey, belonged to a Tunisian militant named Muhammad S.,
Posted on 29 August 2014 | 4:27 am
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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 12:21 pm
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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 12:21 pm
  MasterFrolicker: Travel Porn: Antakya,
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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 12:21 pm
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  Open Question: Safe to travel to Antakya,
I am an American girl blonde hair blue eyes and I am engaged to a turk. I am planning a second trip to...
Posted on 11 September 2014 | 10:03 pm
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Posted on 13 April 2013 | 1:11 am
  Resolved Question: Turkey mission:)))))?
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Posted on 18 December 2012 | 10:04 am
  Resolved Question: Is Antakya, in Tukrey the
Is the city of Antakya in the Hatay province of Turkey the same city as the ancient city of Antioch from the crusades? If not, then does the city...
Posted on 3 October 2012 | 1:51 pm
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Me and another friend of mine, also a girl, are planning on going on a road trip from Lebanon to Turkey. We plan on visiting...
Posted on 22 July 2011 | 5:29 am
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