Home / Middle East

Middle East

On-going Crisis Of Syria

unhcr-2

    Millions of Syrians have escaped across borders, fleeing the bombs and bullets that have devastated their homes. Turkey hosts the largest number of registered Syrian refugees – currently 3.3 million. The vast majority of Syrian refugees in the neighbouring countries live in urban areas, with around only 8 per cent …

Read More »

Amid Fistfights, Turkey’s Parliament Backs a New Constitution

21Turkey1-master768

  Turkish lawmakers scuffled on Thursday after Aylin Nazliaka, center left, handcuffed herself to a microphone to protest proposed changes to the Constitution. CreditAdem Altan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Turkey’s Parliament approved a proposed Constitution that would cede even greater powers to the country’s president if endorsed in a national …

Read More »