Turkey’s President Erdoğan on July 22 called for an immediate end to Israel’s new restrictions at the compound of Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced on July 21 that all contacts with Israel have been suspended until it commits to lift the recent measures taken at Al-Aqsa Mosque
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu held a phone conversation on July 21 with his Palestinian counterpart about the recent tension after Israeli officials imposed restrictions on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa compound
As tensions mount in Jerusalem after new Israeli security measures at the highly sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has urged calm, stressing the Islamic world’s sensitivity on the issue.
Israeli police barred men under 50 from entering Jerusalem's Old City for Friday Muslim prayers as tensions rose and protests erupted over new security measures at a highly sensitive holy site.
A Turkish ultra-nationalist group has attacked a synagogue in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu district with stones during a protest against the new Israeli restrictions on Palestinians’ entry to the al-Aqsa mosque.
While the Turkish public opinion sees the fight against terrorism as the main problem of the foreign policy, it believes the government should prioritize the strengthening of political relations with other countries, a recent poll has revealed.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a phone conversation with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas over a recent escalation at the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.
Radiohead defied calls to boycott Israel over its occupation of Palestinian territory and played for tens of thousands in Tel Aviv on July 19, with singer Thom Yorke having dismissed critics as patronizing
Almost two-thirds of companies in Turkey’s top 26 markets are happy with Turkish goods, with Britain, France and India voicing the biggest content, a fresh survey showed on July 19.
Firefighters in Montenegro battled for a third day on July 19 to douse wildfires along the Adriatic coast, hoping to put them under control after international help arrived
The Turkish parliament on July 17 approved a motion to extend the deployment of Turkish troops in Lebanon for another year as part of the United Nation’s interim force
Israel reopened an ultra-sensitive holy site on July 16 closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to enter due to new security measures including metal detectors and cameras.
The Turkish parliament will debate whether or not to extend the ongoing state of emergency in Turkey for another three months on July 17, a source from the ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP) parliamentary group has said.
More than 750,000 Ukrainian tourists are expected to travel to the Mediterranean resort province of Antalya this year as the number of visitors from the country continued to soar in the first half of the year, the province’s local governor has stated.
Turkey is set to extend the state of emergency on July 18 after an advisory decision of the country’s top security board, the prime minister said, as the Turkish people are set to mark the first anniversary of the bloody coup attempt.
Uber on July 13 announced that it was merging in Russia and five other ex-Soviet states with the taxi hailing app of the country’s leading internet giant, Yandex.
Three Arab-Israeli gunmen shot dead two Israeli policemen near one of Jerusalem’s most holy places on July 14, and were then killed by security forces, police said
Energy Minister Berat Albayrak is set to visit Israel by the end of this year to conclude an agreement for the building of a natural gas pipeline from the Jewish state to Turkey, the Israeli energy minister said on July 12.
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Two topics have kept Turkey’s agenda occupied for the past couple of days: The huge march for justice of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) that ended in Istanbul, and the G-20 summit held in Hamburg.
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