Urfa

Type: City
Name: Urfa
Country: Turkey
Latitude: 37.169998
Longitude: 38.790001
population: 449,785
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Assad’s war on IS: Why now?

URFA, Turkey: When Syrian government air strikes pounded the radical Islamic State (IS) headquarters in the northern province of Raqqa on Sunday, it marked an important new front between arguably the two most powerful players in the country’s murky civil ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

I scream, you scream

A cold, sweet ice cream cone on a hot summer day is as American as apple pie — not to mention more seasonally appropriate. And ice cream shops aren’t the only places to get your frozen fix. If you’re looking for a dish of the cold stuff to finish off ... [Published MountainXpress - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Erdogan toured 30 provinces on his campaign trail

VIDEOTurkey's outgoing prime minister and President-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan toured 30 provinces in Turkey during his presidential campaign.Erdogan decided to run for president following internal discussions in his Justice and Development Party (JDP) ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Zaytinya Cooks Up a Delicious Dining Experience

“Food is about making an interaction with ingredients. If you talk to them, they will always tell a story.” –José AndrésWalking up to Zaytinya was inviting by design, the stone steps leading up to a beautiful and colorful art piece set up the stage to ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Monuments Men: The Quest to Save Syria's History

08/04/2014 05:18 PM The Quest to Save Syria's HistoryBy While the civil war in Syria has killed tens of thousands of people, it has also destroyed countless of the country's ancient treasures. Now a number of Syrians are trying to save what artifacts ... [Published Spiegel Online - Aug 04 2014]
Entities: Syria, Gaziantep, Aleppo
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

International union campaign delivers agreement at Georg Fischer in Turkey

Lastik-Is general president, Abdullah Karacan, told IndustriALL the CBA was signed on 22 July. The signing signifies a long-fought victory to organize workers at the Turkish subsidiary of Swiss based Georg Fischer, a market-leading producer of plastic ... [Published Industriall Union - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey-Israel behind the scenes

Turkey continues to play a double game on Israel: claiming it supports the Palestinian cause while engaging in the highest levels of strategic cooperation with Tel Aviv, writes Sayed Abdel-MeguidThe Arab world was outraged when Ankara signed a strategic ... [Published Al Ahram - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Restoration fiasco at Şanlıurfa fortress with chalk-white stone wall façade

Serdar KorucuISTANBUL / RadikalA chalk-white stone wall has been built at one of the façades of Şanlıurfa’s historic fortress as part of restorations aimed at reinforcing sections of the structure, which collapsed due to heavy rains.However, the wall ... [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: Urfa, Landslide, Tobacco
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Dinner by the Bosphorus and other memories

On our last evening in Turkey, we had dinner in a restaurant, called Lacivert, on the banks of the Bosphorus. To get there, we boarded a shuttle boat that ferried clients from the “European” side to the “Asian” side. Once there, we basked in the late ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 12 2014]
Entities: Turkey, Manila, Memory
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Ancient times and current concerns

URFA—This is a city in Southeast Turkey, in the region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, a geographical note that should give a hint to the city’s biblical roots and the ancient sites that hark back to the beginnings of human civilization.But the ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

The View From Your Window

Entities: Urfa, Turkey
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey: UNHCR Turkey Syrian Refugee Daily Sitrep 03 June 2014

Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey Highlights ● On 02 June 2014, AFAD - the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Government of Turkey - announced that the total number of Syrians registered and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 06 2014]

Quotes

...can say the government is fighting IS rather than the rebels," said Jeff White, defense fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. "The situation has moved a long way from when the government just left them alone."
In his speech to supporters in Samsun, Erdogan recalled what occurred in the same place 95 years ago: "On 19 May, 1919, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk arrived in Samsun and embarked on the first step towards independence; and after 95 years, we are witnessing an equally important step. We chose to begin our journey to the presidential elections from here in Samsun."
...They look like students on a break between class. "Sometimes, when I'm dashing across an open square with a sandbag on my back and snipers everywhere, I wonder if I'm not a complete fool" says Furati

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Assad’s war on IS: Why now? [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 21 2014]
I scream, you scream [Published MountainXpress - Aug 13 2014]
Erdogan toured 30 provinces on his campaign trail [Published Middle East Monitor - Aug 12 2014]
Zaytinya Cooks Up a Delicious Dining Experience [Published Examiner.com - Aug 11 2014]
Monuments Men: The Quest to Save Syria's History [Published Spiegel Online - Aug 04 2014]
International union campaign delivers agreement... [Published Industriall Union - Jul 24 2014]
10 New Yorker religion articles to read while t... [Published VOX.com - Jul 23 2014]
Turkey-Israel behind the scenes [Published Al Ahram - Jul 18 2014]
Restoration fiasco at Şanlıurfa fortress with c... [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 17 2014]
Will Turkey midwife an independent Iraqi Kurdis... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 16 2014]
Dinner by the Bosphorus and other memories [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 12 2014]
Ancient times and current concerns [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 08 2014]
The View From Your Window [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 15 2014]
Turkey: UNHCR Turkey Syrian Refugee Daily Sitre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 06 2014]
Netanyahu to settler leaders: ‘I fight for you’ [Published Mondoweiss - May 29 2014]
The destruction of the Shrine of Uways in Raqqa... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 20 2014]
Syrian Arab Republic: Regional Situation Report... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 06 2014]
Turkey: UNHCR Turkey Syrian Refugee Daily Sitre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 24 2014]
Biography for Abd-al-Aziz bin Abdallah Al al-Sh... [Published Able2Act - Oct 09 2006]
Biography for Abdullah Ocalan [Published Able2Act - Sep 05 2005]
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The View From Your Window [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 15 2014]
Urfa, Turkey, 7.10 am ...
Turkey: UNHCR Turkey Syrian Refugee Daily Sitre... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 06 2014]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey Highlights ● On 02 June 2014, AFAD - the Disaster and Emergency Management Agency of Government of Turkey - announced that the total number of Syrians registered and ...
Netanyahu to settler leaders: ‘I fight for you’ [Published Mondoweiss - May 29 2014]
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, meets with Dani Dayan, the former head of the Yesha settler’s council, on January 9, 2013 (photo credit: Gideon Markowicz/Flash90) Netanyahu to settlers: I’m fighting for you, but there are international ...
The destruction of the Shrine of Uways in Raqqa... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - May 20 2014]
[ by Charles Cameron -- the destruction by ISIS of the shrine of a remarkable Muslim saint, to be followed by a glimpse of the man himself ] . First, the destruction of the shrine of Uways in Raqqa: Before: I am not sure when the picture ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Regional Situation Report... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 06 2014]
Source: UN Population FundCountry: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey HIGHLIGHTS SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC: UNFPA provides reproductive health services to 14,200 women, supports Caesarean-section deliveries for 650 women through ...
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