Category: Turkey


The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said in a report released on Wednesday that for the second year in a row, the number of journalists jailed reached a new record in 2017. The top three countries responsible for […]


  The Syrian ‘de-escalation’ zones were sold as a way to reduce violence and facilitate But violence has persisted and aid to Eastern Ghouta near Damascus is dangerously restricted Meanwhile, Turkey appears to be using the agreement as a way […]


A total of 20 suspects, including 16 foreigners were arrested during simultaneous operations in Istanbul Thursday for being allegedly linked to Daesh terror group, according to police source. Police carried out the operations after receiving a tip that the suspects […]


  Turkey arrested nearly 5,000 suspects for terrorism, drug trafficking, and smuggling in one week In total, 1,456 operations were carried out against terrorist organizations As part of cybersecurity operations, legal action was taken against 173 people In a crackdown […]


Turkish security authorities have anew cracked down on suspected elements of the so-called Islamic state (IS) group, also known as “Daesh.” State-run Anadolu news agency, citing security sources, said on Friday that anti-terrorism squads launched, at dawn, raids in Istanbul […]


Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met his German counterpart Sigmar Gabriel on Saturday, in the Turkish Mediterranean resort city of Antalya. According to a Turkish Foreign Ministry statement, the two leaders discussed bilateral issues and mutual expectations between Turkey and […]


  The first Turkish-made assault rifle has begun serving the country’s allies Defense industry companies have each been given orders to mass produce the rifle, 45,000 overall A total number of 450 rifles were delivered to Somalia, which is dealing […]


Turkey on Saturday arrested 49 suspects linked to Daesh terrorist organization in the capital Ankara, according to a police official. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media, said Ankara chief public […]