İsmail Numan Telci

Biography

  • Vice President & Gulf Studies Coordinator of Middle Eastern Studies Center (ORSAM) in Ankara 

İsmail Numan Telci received his undergraduate degree from Istanbul University and completed his master’s degree at Hochschule Bremen in 2008 in Germany. Telci has been a doctoral student at the International Relations Department of Sakarya University since 2009 and he works as a researcher in Egyptian studies at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (ORMER) in Sakarya University. İsmail NumanTelci, who was a visiting scholar at Cairo University between 2012 and 2013, carries on his works about Egyptian politics, social movements in Egypt, Arab revolutions and Turkish- Egyptian relations.

Why Turkey Is Dismantling the YPG from Northern Syria

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Why is there an Ever-Growing Opposition Towards the Sisi Regime in Egypt?

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Muslim Brotherhood and the State in Egypt After the July 2013 Military Coup

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“Arab Street” and the Coup Attempt of July 15

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Understanding the Normalization in Turkey-Israel Relations

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Understanding Al-Sisi’s Western-backed “oppression policy”

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Explaining the Meaning of the Détente in Turkey-UAE Relations

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Human Rights Violations in Egypt and Future of al-Sisi Regime

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The U.S.’s Decision May Strengthen the Ikhwan

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