23 Jun 2020
On June 22, 2020, the UN Human Rights Council adopted by consensus a resolution strongly condemning all acts of violence in Libya and urging UN rights chief  Michelle BACHELET to dispatch a fact-finding mission in this country. Since 2015, a power struggle has pitted the GNA (the internationally
Ramadan
23 Apr 2020
Traditionally, Ramadan begins with the sighting of the crescent moon, which generally appears one night after the new moon, meaning the start date cannot be precisely predicted. The Islamic calendar (Hijri) is based on the lunar cycle, and as a result of this, the Holy month of Ramadan rotates by a
23 Apr 2020
On April 21, the Turkish President Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN and Russian counterpart Vladimir PUTIN discussed ways to combat the novel coronavirus in a phone call, and also agreed to continue close bilateral cooperation and regional developments, the Turkish Presidency's Directorate of Communications sa
27 Mar 2020
On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, Turkish prosecutors have formally charged 20 Saudi nationals over the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal KHASOGGI in the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul in 2018, including two men close to the crown prince, Mohammed bin SALMAN. The trial in absentia would be ope

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13 Jun 2016
Department of International Studies and Contemporary History - Faculty of History and Philosophy, Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca in cooperation with Middle East Political and Economic Institute (MEPEI) of Bucharest are organizing the following educational event: Regional and Global Impact
10 Jan 2015
The end of the last year announced a tense 2015 concerning the domestic policy in Turkey. The best argument was given by the Recep ERDOGAN`s transition in the position of President of the Republic. Ahmet DAVUTOGLU's appointment as prime minister, Abdullah GUL`s marginalization, representing the m