PRAY FOR PIECE – For the first time in history, Muslim prayers resonated throughout the Vatican. In the past, conquest would have been necessary first –  Jerusalem, Constantinople, Toledo – …

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PRIVATISING CRUSADES – Throughout the Middle East in particular, the last remaining Christian communities, which managed to survive there for almost two thousand years, are being exterminated or forced out …

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TURKEY SLAPS EUROPE – Unhappy that “fascist” countries like Germany, Austria and the Netherlands won’t let him whip up the expat Turk enthusiasm for a Hitleresque power grab, President Erdogan …

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STRAIGHT OUTTA MOSUL – The Calirat is deserting his sinking Caliphate: US and Iraqi officials believe the leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has left operational commanders behind …

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IT’S CALLED PROJECTION, MR PRESIDENT – Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan is redefining fascism one (someone else’s) action at a time: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has accused Germany of “fascist actions” reminiscent …

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IN WHICH THE DAILY CHRENK SCHOOLS THE TURKISH PM ABOUT LANGUAGE – With a disclaimer that I’m commenting on an English-language article, relating to a translated exchange in German and …

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