Occupation of Iraq

Syria quicksand

Years ago pundits warned Western inciters of the so-called Arab Spring, that if the fire of that "spring" was carried to Syria, not only would Syria catch on fire but the consequences of such a development would be felt all over the world. There were even some people who warned that Syria was neither a Libya, nor an Iraq or Tunisia.

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Major wars, along with scientific and technological inventions, have shaped the course of history. The world has witnessed two major wars within a generation and several small ones in the twentieth century, which has been the most destructive era so far. Despite the pain and suffering they cause, armed conflicts continue to ravage the world.

Sixteen kidnapped Turkish workers released in Iraq

Sixteen Turkish workers who were being held captive by Shiite militias in Iraq have been released, Turkish Ambassador to Baghdad Faruk Kaymakç? has said. 

"We took the workers 55-60 kilometers south of Baghdad on Karbala road in the morning and we are on the way back to the embassy right now," Ambassador Kaymakç? told the Hürriyet Daily News on Sept. 30. 

Sixteen kidnaped Turkish workers released in Iraq

Sixteen Turkish workers who were being held captive by Shiite militias in Iraq have been released, Turkish Ambassador to Baghdad Faruk Kaymakç? has said. 

"We took the workers 55-60 kilometers south of Baghdad on Karbala road in the morning and we are on the way back to the embassy right now," Ambassador Kaymakç? told the Hürriyet Daily News on Sept. 30. 

Debate on low oil prices

We have been talking more than usual about Turkey’s energy policies and prices over the last few days. The primary reason is world oil prices that have been following a low course for some time, but another important factor is the new agreement reached between North Iraq and the Iraqi central administration.

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