Turkey’s top cleric has personally delivered this week’s Friday sermon in the southeastern province of Mardin
Barack Obama offered an impassioned rebuttal of "inexcusable" Republican election rhetoric against Muslims on Feb. 3, on his first trip to an American mosque since becoming president seven years ago
Category: FATİH ÇEKİRGE
What kind of plane was this one, man? Has there been such an order in history where one plane was given and a country was taken?
Turkey’s score in Transparency International’s 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) fell by three points from the previous year to 42, making the country one of the index’s worst performers over the past four years, alongside countries such as Libya and Brazil
Somalia's Islamist Shebab militants killed at least 19 people when five gunmen detonated a bomb before storming a popular seaside restaurant in the capital Mogadishu, police said Jan. 22
Over 45 Muslim countries have condemned Iran for a recent attack on the Saudi Embassy and for supporting terrorism at a meeting organized by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
Turkey’s Coast Guard rescued 91,611 would-be migrants who left their countries in a bid to reach northern and Western Europe in 2015, while 279 of them lost their lives in drowning incidents in the Aegean Sea, according to officials
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Turkey was the site of yet another terrorist attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Jan. 12, in Istanbul’s highly touristic historical area Sultanahmet
Turkcell has renewed an offer to establish a joint fiber infrastructure company with other operators due to the high cost of acting separately, according to Chief Technology Officer İlker Kuruöz
Unidentified gunmen on Jan. 1 shot dead a man believed to be a Turkish national in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
We have seen yet another Christmas. And some senseless reactions have, again, come from our Muslim world. Three Muslim-majority countries, Tajikistan, Somalia and Brunei, banned Christmas celebrations, declaring them “un-Islamic”
Turkey has joined a 34-state Islamic military alliance that consists solely of Sunni states to fight terrorism amid a continuing war on jihadists in the Middle East and elsewhere
The United States on Dec. 9 placed on its terror watchlist a jailed Turkish-born German national said to have extensive ties to Al-Qaeda and other radical Islamic groups
Chinese naval forces involved in anti-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden have held their first joint drill with NATO ships carrying out the same mission, China’s Defense Ministry said on Nov. 27, as China seeks a greater global security role
European Union leaders will push their wary African counterparts to help tackle the migration crisis at a summit in Malta this week, offering them billions of euros in aid in exchange for cooperation
At least 12 people were killed in the Somali capital on Nov. 1 after Shebab gunmen used a vehicle packed with explosives to blast their way inside a hotel, police said.
The crush and stampede that struck the hajj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,177 pilgrims, a new Associated Press tally showed Oct. 19, after officials in the kingdom met to discuss the tragedy
President Barack Obama's administration has underrepresented the true number of civilians killed in drone strikes, a news site said in citing a cache of secret files it published
In Basmane, a district of İzmir where refugees from Iraq, Somalia and mostly Syria reside, ruined houses have turned into cheap dormitories for migrants who flocked to the city in attempt to escape to Europe and left on the streets due to lack of accommodation.
This summer a quarter of a million people fled across the Mediterranean by small ships and rafts.
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