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Almost 50,000 people working in state institutions, including police and public schools, have either been detained or lost their jobs as Erdogan reasserts control


Around 2.3 million people face internal displacement in Yemen, while 120,000 others have been forced to leave the country

After June elections failed to give Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party the majority it wanted, fresh elections start Sunday. But according to some analysts, the outcome could be much the same

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As Turkey recently 'joined' the US assault on the IS militant group in Syria, their renewed attacks on PKK separatists have resulted in an end to a two-year peace treaty with the Kurdish Workers' Party

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Ahram Online analyses the results of Turkey’s parliamentary elections

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Mohammed Bin Salman, son of the Saudi king, has been groomed in leadership roles in the worlds of politics, culture, law and the military before turning 30

Benyamin Netanyahu's comments to Jews in France that 'the State of Israel is your home' ruffle feathers in the Elysee Palace

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Controversial moves at home could harm Turkey's relations with the West, especially its neighbours in the European Union

Some jihadists coming home will need 'psychological support', says EU counter-terrorism official

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