Nur al-Cubicle

A blog on the current crises in the Middle East and news accounts unpublished by the US press. Daily timeline of events in Iraq as collected from stories and dispatches in the French and Italian media: Le Monde (Paris), Il Corriere della Sera (Milan), La Repubblica (Rome), L'Orient-Le Jour (Beirut) and occasionally from El Mundo (Madrid).

Monday, December 24, 2007

An Ill Anatolian Wind

First, an obituary (Via Au Fil du Bosphore):

Fuat Deniz, a Swedish national and a sociologist of Syriac origin, was stabbed to death in his offices at the University of Örebro in Sweden. Mr. Deniz research fellow examining the Assyro-Chaldean massacres of 1915.

Turkish pianist Fazıl Say told Süddeutsche Zeintung: "The Islamists have won. They now represent 70% of Turks and the secularists 30%. I'm thinking of moving elsewhere."


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