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· June, 2010

Stories about Turkey from June, 2010

Turkey: Jazz and the Russian Revolution

The Daily Seyahatname/Blogging Balkanistan writes about “how the Russian Revolution brought jazz to Turkey.”

Kurdistance: The Hypocrisy of Defending Turkey

As there is an increase of support for both Turkey and Palestine in the wake of the Israeli raid on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Kurdish bloggers caution against supporting a...

USA: American student loses eye in West Bank protest

One of the many protests that erupted after Israel's deadly raid on the Turkish aid convoy ended in tragedy for a 21-year-old American student, Emily Henochowicz, who was protesting in...

Tunisia: 33 Sarastic Tweets on the #Flotilla Attack

Tunisian blogger Sami ben Gharbia shares what he describes as the “33 most sarcastic tweets about the #flotilla” attack by Israel on a Gaza-bound ship.

Israel: Demonstrations Outside Prison Where Flotilla Passengers Held

Joseph Dana posts a video of demonstrators waving Turkish and Palestinian flags in front of the prison in Beer-Sheva, Israel, where the passengers of the flotilla were being housed until...

Israel: Protests and Counter-Protests in Flotilla's Wake

Alison Avigayil Ramer provides a detailed report on her blog, Your Virtual Community Organizer, of “Demonstrations for and against Israel, the IDF and Turkey in Tel Aviv [Israel] following Flotilla...

Israel/Turkey: Battle of the Bucks

Michael Horesh of Afternoon Tea in Jerusalem reflects on the economic war looming between Turkey and Israel: “Who will suffer in the end? Just the average citizen, on either side,...

Worldwide: Demonstrations for Palestine

Roba from Jordan published pictures from different demonstrations world wide against Israel's last attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, in Holland, Greece, Egypt, United Kingdom, Lebanon, Pakistan, Malaysia, Sweden, France,...

Global: Rachel Corrie “Immortalized” With Ship's Mission

A humanitarian aid ship called the MV Rachel Corrie (named after a young American peace activist who was killed by a bulldozer Gaza in 2003) set sail for Gaza from...

Israel: Flotilla Videos Gone Viral

An Israeli video called "Flotilla Choir: We Con the World" has gone viral on Facebook in the last 24 hours. While it shows no compunction about the violence involved in...

Palestine: “I Support Turkey”

The Turkish-led flotilla which attempted to break the blockade of Gaza has strained Israeli-Turkish relations, while gaining Turkey much respect in the Arab world. One Gaza blogger has decided to...

Lebanon: Blogosphere buzzing after Israeli attack on Gaza flotilla

Israel's attack on a Gaza aid convoy that killed at least 10 peace activists has sparked an international outcry, no less in Lebanon. The Lebanese blogosphere reacted sharply to news...

Turkey: Can Turkish-Israeli relations be rebuilt?

As the world watched the events that happened on board the Turkish-led "Gaza Freedom Flotilla" it was also witnessing the deterioration of political relations between the governments of Turkey and...

Israel: Between the Bean and the Ban

The current political climate between Israel and Turkey may be tense, but something that every Israeli can enjoy is the beloved national drink, café turkí (Turkish coffee). Israeli Kitchen observes:...

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Arzu Geybullayeva is the Turkey editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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