In his teachings, Eliacik criticizes the neo-liberal policies of the AKP and calls for a socialist reading of the Koran.
Regional events are catalysts for a rapprochement between Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
Turkey is struggling with a wave of intolerance that is afflicting all camps.
Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan criticises Al-Azhar's Grand Imam for supporting what he describes as a 'coup' in Egypt.
Turkey's President said action by Egyptian security forces against protesters in Cairo supporting ousted president Mohamed Morsi was "completely unacceptable".
Despite the bitter confrontation between Turkey’s Islamists and secularists, there is a welcome sign of a potential for synthesizng Islam and liberal democracy.
A recent Turkish poll of Arab elites revealed that Turkey is seen by many as a regional leader, yet 53% feel Ankara's foreign policy is sectarian.
Turkish author and activist Ozan Tekin describes the dynamics of the ongoing anti-government protests in Turkey.
The religiously motivated alcohol ban is a negative response to the question, "Is moderate political Islam compatible with democracy?”
Turks takes to the streets to protest the policies of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.