The General Directorate of Foundations Calligraphy Museum in Istanbul is home to 3,000 calligraphy panels. Some are undergoing restoration by 20 experts
In collaboration with Belgian designers and artists group Het LABO, the Marmara University Fine Arts Faculty is hosting an exhibition titled “CuriosiTIES: A Curious Look on Ties.”
Turkish authorities have refused to say when and how Russian citizen Ramazova had entered Turkey before detonating herself in Istanbul
The Directorate General of Foundations has taken one minaret of an Istanbul icon, the historical Sultanahmet Mosque with six minarets, under restoration on that grounds that the minaret had shifted.
Category: TOLGA TANIŞ
It is the first time I see them talking so honestly. I’ll share my impressions from the talks I had in Washington and explain how relations are deteriorating.
Security black holes around Turkey are getting bigger, yet the government is not vocalizing the threat is becoming more serious, warns an analyst. ‘Being Muslim will not protect Turkey from radicalism,’ says security expert Mete Yarar.
Establishing permanent peace and ensuring democracy by working with today’s government is not easy work, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-head Selahattin Demirtaş has said.
Norway issued a red notice and international arrest warrant for the ISIL-connected spouse of the Sultanahmet suicide bomber in 2014
Six people, including three foreigners, have been detained in relation to the Jan. 6 suicide bomb attack in Istanbul
Homemade explosive devices have been found in two shopping malls in Istanbul, days after a deadly suicide bombing in the city center and the attacks in Paris.
Sleeper cells of jihadists in Turkey are now 'highly likely' to attack, according to a former Turkish intelligence official
A far-left Turkish group has retracted its claim of responsibility for a suicide bombing of a police station in central Istanbul this week.
A female suicide bomber who detonated herself at an Istanbul police station in the touristic area of Sultanahmet has been identified as a Russian citizen named Diana Ramazova. A Russian-language news website claims that Ramazova was from the Republic of Daghestan.
Turkish police intensified security measures to ward off more attacks Jan. 7, one day after a female suicide bomber detonated herself at an Istanbul police station in the touristic area of Sultanahmet
Istanbul’s Yerebatan Cistern, one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city, is drawing interest from national and international filmmakers, as well as tourists
Tourism representatives hope that Pope Francis’ Turkey visit may contribute to reviving faith tourism, which has been slowing down due to conflicts in the surrounding region
Category: MELİS ALPHAN
You would install a huge air conditioning case on outer façade of the Mihrimah Sultan Mosque…
A historical synagogue under restoration in the northwestern province of Edirne will not be turned into a museum, a top state official has said, despite earlier remarks from the province’s governor.
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“I don’t run in the Istanbul marathon. It really isn't an athlete-friendly event. Just trying to reach the starting point is a hassle, while trying to get to your house after the finish is another hassle,” a friend told me.
Category: TASTE OF THE PAST
Clever feats of engineering that required precise calculations of slope and hill elevation, Istanbul’s aqueducts crisscrossed the city, bringing water to the imperial city
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