Two people have performed prayers inside Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia in order to protest its closure to prayers, comparing it to measures taken by Israeli forces at the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem
Israel has acted with "common sense," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said on Aug. 1, following the decision to remove metal detectors placed at the entrances to the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem
Category: FORK & CORK
There was a moment when there was confusion, or better to say disagreement.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
The very important statement in the title belongs to Hüseyin Baraner, the overseas representative of the Association of Turkish Travel Agents (TÜRSAB), who has been working in Germany in the tourism sector for the last 40 years.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The executive committee of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is scheduled to have an emergency meeting in Istanbul on Aug. 1 at the foreign ministers level.
A mass rally was held at Istanbul’s Yenikapı Square on July 30 to condemn the recent Israeli restrictions on Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem on July 30.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on July 30 defended his decision to remove metal detectors from the entrance to a Jerusalem holy site after deadly unrest, saying it was in the best interest of security.
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
It has become clear that two-week long tensions in East Jerusalem will linger as Israel will continue to take restrictive measures to Palestinians’ access to the Harem al-Sherif, one of the most holiest sites, not only for the people of Palestine but for the entire Muslim world
Category: SELİN NASİ
Israel’s decision to remove the metal detectors from the entrance to the Haram al-Sharif compound, known to Israelis as the Temple Mount, seems to have assuaged recent tensions.
July 24 used to be celebrated by Turkish journalists as the anniversary of the abolishment of official press censorship in Turkey
Foreign ministers of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) will convene in Istanbul on Aug. 1 to discuss ongoing tension in east Jerusalem after Israel attempted to restrict the use of the Harem al-Sherif for Muslims, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a written statement.
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The Center for Turkish Studies (CTRS) at Kadir Has University has released the results of its annual Public Perceptions on Turkish Foreign Policy survey last week
Daily Cumhuriyet was among the first to report about the dangers posed by the Fethullah Gülen network in the past, but those reports went unnoticed, daily Cumhuriyet columnist Hikmet Çetinkaya said
Palestinians were set to return to pray at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site on July 27 after Israeli authorities removed controversial new security measures, potentially ending a nearly two-week crisis that sparked deadly unrest
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on July 26 that the removal of metal detectors from the entrances to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City was a right move but not enough.
The Turkish Foreign Ministry has condemned a statement by the Israeli Foreign Ministry about President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, calling the comments “presumptuous,” amid a row over an escalation in the al-Aqsa mosque.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reiterated his criticism against Israel’s moves to restrict the use of holy sites in Jerusalem to Muslims
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and all political parties in parliament have condemned a recent attack on a synagogue in Istanbul by a group protesting against Israel’s restrictions at the holy al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem.
Israel removed metal detectors from entrances to the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem’s Old City on July 25 in favor of CCTV cameras, hoping to calm days of violence, but Palestinians said the modified security measures were still unacceptable
With the collapse of the Cyprus reunification talks, the Turkish side is left with no option but to act alone, says a former Turkish envoy. Turkey needs to send drilling vessels to the zone where Greek Cyprus found gas, according to retired ambassador Mithat Rende
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