Posts Tagged “Abdennour Toumi”

Interview with historian Benjamin Stora

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Interview with historian Benjamin Stora

Interview with historian Benjamin Stora The transcript of The Arab Daily News story interview with Historian Prof. Benjamin Stora By Abdennour Toumi Bio: Prof. Benjamin Stora is Professor of History at the University of Paris, Saint Denis. He is the author of a dozen books on North Africa and the Arab communities of France. October…

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The Voice of Salah e-Eddine Haunts Kobani

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The Voice of Salah e-Eddine Haunts Kobani

The Voice of Salah e-Eddine Haunts Kobani By Abdennour Toumi (Suruç, Turkey) After more than two weeks’ resistance, ISO militants have taken over neighboring villages southwest of Kobani (Aïn-el-Arab) forcing an exodus of northern Syria’s ethnic Kurdish population across the border to the southern city of Suruç in Şanliurfa province. As a result the Turkish military has…

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Farmers protest Turkish economic policies

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Farmers protest Turkish economic policies

Farmers protest Turkish economic policies By Abdennour Toumi Mardin, Turkey — Last week, fire and barricades blocked the roads for three days as farmers protested their electricity and water being cut off to irrigate their corn fields. In the southern districts of Derik and Kiziltepe. Residents of these districts are angered by the lack of water and…

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