Global Chess in the Middle East

    ‘Last Oriantalist’ Bernard Lewis, writes in his book “Mideast”, “Gamma is the most favorite game in the Mideast; chess is the preference of the educated.” and Concluding from the difference among these two games, he puts forward opinions on the life style of the region with the comparison of ‘will-power’ and ‘destiny’. With the codes of Europe-centered perspective of civilization does zionist-minded Lewis see the motherland of the ancient civilizations… In fact, Lewis ascribes gamma to the Middle Eastern nations and chess passing from the East to the West…

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A Better Ramadan in Turkey

This Ramadan brought many differences to Turkey. Although many express that they miss the old Ramadans, for the last few years Ramadan has been better in Turkey. Especially this one has undergone significant changes. The rich gave up hosting expensive iftar dinners. Media- including the secular ones- increased broadcasting on religious issues thanks to Ramadan. The drought in Africa increased awareness that many people and organizations, including government, media, institutions and more, joined the aid campaigns for Somalia. Ramadan is the month of thankfulness. It would be very wasteful to…

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“You will never Love something if You do not Know it.”

People say if you get only one second to see the world, see Istanbul. So, June last year (2009) I went for a trip to Turkey with a group consisting of 35 people organized by Wadah Pencerdasan Umat Malaysia in cooperation of Hayrat Foundation. The moment I got off the plane, (come) out of the airport, I immediately fell in love with the city, and the beautiful scenery of Istanbul. It’s blue everywhere -the sky is blue, blue mosque, and blue street. Everything is so beautiful. You can see flowers…

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