Turkey lifts military ban on Islamic headscarf

Turkey is lifting a ban on female officers wearing the Islamic headscarf. The army, long seen as the bastion of secular Turkey, was the last Turkish institution in which women were prohibited from wearing headscarves, The Guardian reports. Under Erdogan, Turkey has...

Turkey’s new curriculum: More Erdogan, more Islam

A Politico report states, as Erdogan is vying for the executive presidency, Turkey’s education ministry is planning on removing classes on evolution and the country’s founding fathers from the school curriculum and adding lessons on the concept of jihad....