Zahid Fayaz

Takeaways from the success story of Erdoğan

Takeaways from the success story of Erdoğan

On July 24th Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged as victorious in historic Presidential elections of Turkey. This despite the fact that an “atmosphere of revolt and resentment” had been created against him. This time it was not only certain strands of “liberals” and “seculars” who were openly opposing him but even his parent organization Saadet Party had risen […]

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Palestinian student leaders call for support to BDS movement

Palestinian student leaders call for support to BDS movement

Istanbul: With mounting pressure on world community to bring an end to mass killings of people in occupied Palestinian lands, students in Istanbul on Wednesday called for support to BDS (Boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel) movement. Historic city of Istanbul witnessed massive protests since the controversial opening of United States Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday when […]

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Istanbul hosts Int’l Photo Exhibition to commemorate the ‘Nakba’

Istanbul hosts Int’l Photo Exhibition to commemorate the ‘Nakba’

Istanbul, 09 May 2016: On the 70thcommemoration of the Nakba, or the catastrophe, an international exhibition of photos and art work was inaugurated here which will run through Friday of this week. ‘Palestine Remembered’, the pictorial exhibit has about 150 pictures at display showing various themes of life under occupation in the occupied territories of Palestine. […]

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‘Trust deficit bars India to join CPEC’, experts at Int’l Conference on ‘Connectivity: Road to Peace’

‘Trust deficit bars India to join CPEC’, experts at Int’l Conference on ‘Connectivity: Road to Peace’

Istanbul: May 05, 2018 “Peace in Pakistan is essential not only for peace in Afghanistan, but also for economic development of entire South Asian region”, said Mr. Omer Farooq Korkmaz, Chief Advisor to the Prime Minister of Turkey, for Middle-Eastern Affairs. This was stated at a one-day international conference titled ‘Connectivity: Road to Peace’ held […]

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Turkey being seen as representative of Muslims: Dr Ravza Kavakci Kan, AK party MP

Turkey being seen as representative of Muslims: Dr Ravza Kavakci Kan, AK party MP

Istanbul: Recep Tayyib Erdogan led AK Party never identified as an Islamist party but in contemporary times, Turkey is being seen as a representative of Muslim world, said a member of ruling regime here on Sunday. In her comments during the final day of three-day international conference on Islamophobia hosted by Centre for Islam and […]

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CIGA Int’l Conference on Islamophobia: Scholars ask Muslims to engage in intense political activities

CIGA Int’l Conference on Islamophobia: Scholars ask Muslims to engage in intense political activities

Istanbul: The Muslim world is in leadership crisis which has resulted in phenomenon like Islamophobia, experts and scholars observed at the three-day international conference on Islamophobia hosted by Centre for Islam and Global Affairs at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University here. The speakers stressed that Muslims need to organize themselves and engage in intense political activities […]