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What is the GreenMetric World University Ranking?

Hosted by Istanbul University, the workshop was held on 9-10 April 2017 in Istanbul, nearly 100 people attended, including rectors, vice rectors, experts, landscape architects, city planners, academic staff, executive officers from the ministries of environment, and energy managers and stakeholders from 20 different countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Jordan, Russia, India, Brazil, Colombia, Greece, Hungary, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Egypt and Morocco.

Has the Myth of the Global Village Ended Now?

Thousands of miles of border walls have been built mainly for security reasons, between Botswana and Zimbabwe, India and Bangladesh, from China to North Korea, from Turkmenistan to Uzbekistan, from Saudi Arabia to Yemen, from Spain to Morocco, from North Ireland to England, from the USA to Mexico and most dramatically from Israel to Palestine.

World’s New Financial Hub: Istanbul

Turkey's strengthening economy and changing foreign policy after 2002 has resulted in closer geopolitical ties with the Middle East, and thanks to that Turkey has begun to strengthen its economic and commercial relations in the region as well, especially with Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

Sino-Soviet Split Redux under President Trump?

In any case, this deal brought Iran and the United States much closer than any time since the overthrow of the Shah in 1979, and the American-Iranian rapprochement was persistently pursued at the expense of antagonizing traditional allies of the United States in the Middle East such as Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.

What is Sectarian Politics?

It is generally accepted that the Middle Eastern countries, primarily Iran and Saudi Arabia, have developed sectarian reflexes toward the developments in the region and engage in so-called sectarian policies.

Russia in Syria

Confirming this understanding, the first heralds of what will follow came in the Islamic fatwas released by Saudi Arabian religious authorities to fight Russians in Syria First, there is no doubt that the Russian intervention in Syria is a wrong decision.

ISIL: Horror and Terror Revisited

to remain on friendly terms with Saudi Arabia so as to hold sway over oil flux - would Salafi/Wahhabi ideologies terrorize marginal groups in the Islamic world? What about the concept of jihad and mujahidin? Were not the mujahidin the “good guys” for the U.