More and more Arab tourists visit Istanbul nowadays, but why do they choose this city? What do they think about Turks? What do Turks think about them? And what do Arabs in Turkey think of each other? Our reporters interviewed both sides on the streets of Istanbul and summarized their findings in this point-by-point report.
Tarihi Sultanahmet Köftecisi (The Historical Sultanahmet Meatball Restaurant) said it has signed a number of master franchising agreements for 60 new branches across Europe in a press release on Aug. 28
Istanbul will welcome the fourth International Clarinet Festival next month with concerts featuring top acts both at concert halls and impromptu venues around the city
Istanbul has a wide range of activities on offer in August, from a nighttime walk through its historical quarters to outdoor film screenings on the shores of the Bosphorus.
Category: FORK & CORK
To follow the track is almost impossible! It is 37 chefs at 37 restaurants from around the world, plus the 37 ambassadors in each restaurant, not to mention the kitchen teams and families of all chefs affected by the greatest, crazy game ever, namely “The Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle,” an experience of a lifetime.
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
Idealist youth were, as I saw on TV, chasing South Korean tourists, thinking they were Chinese. Horrified tourist guides were trying to save the South Koreans from the angry crowd.
The head of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) has raised some eyebrows by saying both Chinese and Koreans "have slanted eyes" while touching on attacks on Chinese people in Turkey to protest the alleged abuse of Uighurs in Xinjiang/East Turkestan.
Turkey has launched a probe on an attack on Korean tourists, who were mistaken for being Chinese, in Istanbul, as China rules out claims of discrimination against its Uighur minorities
China has warned its citizens traveling in Turkey to be careful of anti-Beijing protests, in the wake of several attacks on tourists and restaurants mistaken for being Chinese in Istanbul.
A group nationalists protesting China’s restrictions on religious freedom of ethnic Uighur Muslims attack a group of Korean tourists
Hundreds of people demanded that the historic Istanbul Hagia Sophia museum be converted into a mosque during a rally in Istanbul on May 24
Deputy PM Ali Babacan has said the Turkish government has passed health reforms that could not even be realized by U.S. President Barack Obama
The start of summer in the Turkic cultural world, otherwise known as Hıdırellez, will be celebrated on the evening of May 5
The Presidential Tour of Turkey enters its second half-century this year, and an international peloton of the highest order will join the opening celebrations at the seaside resort of Alanya, on the Mediterranean coast
Category: EURASIAN ECONOMIC SUMMIT
In a grand gesture, the Republic of Azerbaijan has printed special edition postage stamps for the 18th Eurasian Economic Summit.
Guests of the iconic Selimiye Mosque in Turkey’s northwestern province of Edirne will soon be given socks free of charge to wear while visiting the mosque
Turkish President Erdoğan recalls that he once recommended to US President Obama that America undertake healthcare reform. ‘But the negative reflex in America made it so hard for Mr. Obama and he could only solve this issue partly,’ he says
Russian security forces announced the tissue samples taken from Turkey have authenticated the identity of Diana Ramazova, a Russian citizen from the Republic of Dagestan.
Istanbul police have detained a man in front of the US consulate in Istanbul, after he threatened to detonate a bomb he said he was carrying
The General Directorate of Foundations Calligraphy Museum in Istanbul is home to 3,000 calligraphy panels. Some are undergoing restoration by 20 experts
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