Who is Fehmi Koru?

Fehmi Koru, (Born 24 July 1950, İzmir) Turkish journalist and writer. He graduated from İzmir High Islamic Institute (today 9 Eylül University, Faculty of Theology) (1973). He completed his master's degree at Harvard University's Center for Middle Eastern Studies in the United States (1982). He studied language for 15 months in London and one year in Damascus.

He was a researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 'University's International Research Center in the United States for two years (1980 - 1982).

He worked as a consultant in the Presidency of Economic Cooperation of Islamic Countries in the State Planning Organization (1985 - 1986).

He was the editor-in-chief of Milli Gazete for a period (1984). Since its foundation, he was the editor-in-chief of Zaman Newspaper (1986-1987), and later the editorial and Ankara representative of the newspaper (1995-1998).

He joined Yeni Şafak newspaper as the representative of Ankara in 1999 and until 2010 was also the lead editor of the newspaper. Later he worked as a columnist in Star (2011-2014) and Habertürk (2014-2016) newspapers.

He still continues his writings on his personal web page.

In addition to his newspaper articles, he participated in various television programs as a commentator. Kanal-7 was a regular news commentator of the television channel (1995-2015).

Hood Channel Year
Capital Tower Flash TV, Channel 7 1994-2003
Speak Speak Channel 7 1997
Reverse Corner Channel 7 2004-2005
Press room NTV 2003-2005
Media Stop TV8 2004-2005
Brainstorming ATV, news 2007-2012
Just Channel 24 2007-2009
Political Opening TRT-1 2008-2012
Politics 24 Channel 24 2011-2012
At length Haberturk TV 2012-2016

Turkey Journalists' Society (2003) and Contemporary Journalists Association (2003) received a 'columnist award of the year' from many professional organizations, including:.

Having participated in many symposiums and meetings at home and abroad, Koru was among the participants of the Bilderberg conference in 2006. .


Seven Turkish and one English books were published.

  • What Happened in Mecca?
  • Taha Kıvanç's Notebook
  • Terror and the Southeast Problem
  • New world order
  • Force to Base
  • September 11: Morning of Fate
  • One Column Ahead
  • This is how I saw it

'Democracy and Islam: The Turkish Experiment' ( 'Democracy and Islam: Turkey's Experience') article entitled the Council on Foreign Relations in September / October 1996 in the filed copy.

Private life 

Dr. He has five children from his marriage to Nebahat Koru.

His brother, former Deputy Assistant Secretary Ambassador Naci Koru and Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry, Turkey's Permanent Representative at the UN is finally Geneva office.

He was a roommate with 11th President Abdullah Gül in London, where he was for language education.

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