Post Tagged with: "Turkey"

Turkish authorities warned that Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds status change by the United States to lead to catastrophe

December 4, 2017 8:38 am
Turkish authorities warned that Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds status change by the United States to lead to catastrophe

This photo taken on October 27, 2016, shows Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag speaking during a press conference at the Turkish Embassy in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) Turkish authorities have warned that any change in the current status of Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds, as proposed by the United […]

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Turkey: US trial of gold trader meant to ‘corner’ economy

December 2, 2017 11:00 pm
Turkey: US trial of gold trader meant to ‘corner’ economy

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (Photo by AFP) Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has denounced as politically motivated a recent testimony given by Turkish businessman Reza Zarrab in a US court implicating President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an alleged Iran sanctions-busting scheme. Speaking in Istanbul on Friday, Yildirim said he […]

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Turkey issues arrest warrant for 360 over links to failed coup

November 29, 2017 2:14 am
Turkey issues arrest warrant for 360 over links to failed coup

Supporters of Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who were protesting against the 2016 failed coup in the country, clash with Turkish journalists near in Ankara on July 16, 2016. (Photo by AP) Turkish prosecutors have issued arrest warrant for 360 military personnel and civilians over their alleged links to last […]

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Turkey, Russia ink deal for two S-400 air missile defense systems

November 22, 2017 10:55 am
Turkey, Russia ink deal for two S-400 air missile defense systems

This file photo shows a Russian S-400 air defense missile system. (Photo by AFP) Turkish Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli says Turkey and Russia have signed an agreement for the purchase of two S-400 missile defense systems, stressing that the first delivery of the anti-aircraft weapon system to the Turkish military is […]

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Turkey detains 51 more teachers over alleged links to coup plotters

November 20, 2017 11:00 pm
Turkey detains 51 more teachers over alleged links to coup plotters

Turkish plain-clothes policemen and police officers detain a protester (3rd L) during a demonstration in support of a teacher and an academic on hunger strike, on November 13, 2017 in Ankara. (Photo by AFP) Turkey has detained 51 more teachers as part of a massive crackdown on those accused of […]

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Turkish Interior Ministry to pay over $271,000 to man blinded in anti-government rally

November 13, 2017 2:00 am
Turkish Interior Ministry to pay over $271,000 to man blinded in anti-government rally

Burak Ünveren, a lecturer at Yildiz Technical University The Turkish Interior Ministry is going to pay over 270,000 dollars to an academic who went blind in one eye during a heavy-handed police crackdown on a demonstration against the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) back in June 2013. Burak Ünveren, […]

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Turkish police arrest 101 with links to Daesh terror group

November 9, 2017 1:38 am
Turkish police arrest 101 with links to Daesh terror group

Turkish anti-terrorism police stand by their armored vehicle during an operation to arrest people over alleged links to the Daesh terrorist group, in Adiyaman, southeastern Turkey, February 5, 2017. (Photo by AP) Turkish police have detained 101 people suspected of having links to the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group in the […]

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The United States resumes limited visa services in Turkey

November 6, 2017 12:26 am
The United States resumes limited visa services in Turkey

This file photo taken on December 20, 2016 shows the US Embassy in Ankara. The United States says it will resume visa services on a limited basis in Turkey following nearly a month-long suspension following a diplomatic row between the two NATO members. The US embassy in Ankara announced its decision […]

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Iraqi army takes control of Turkey border gate from Kurds: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim

October 31, 2017 7:33 pm
Iraqi army takes control of Turkey border gate from Kurds: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildrim says Iraqi army forces have taken control of a key border crossing with Turkey in the Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region after weeks of tensions between Baghdad government and Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) over last month’s non-binding independence referendum. Speaking at the ruling Justice and Development (AK) […]

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Turkish mayor resigns under ‘unbearable’ pressure from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

October 30, 2017 11:10 pm
Turkish mayor resigns under ‘unbearable’ pressure from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Another mayor has resigned in Turkey over what he called pressure and threats “beyond unbearable” by the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party. Ahmet Edip Ugur, mayor of the northwestern province of Balikesir, said Monday that he resigned after he and his […]

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