An Istanbul court on Dec. 1 ordered the release of two suspects who were arrested over a deadly suicide bomb attack in Istanbul’s historic Sultanahmet neighborhood earlier this year, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
The 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial ‘Are We Human? The Design of the Species: 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years’ asks a philosophical question that we all need to discover in the end
Thousands of people ran in the Vodafone Istanbul Marathon from the Asian continent to the European, commemorating people killed by putschist soldiers during the failed July 15 coup attempt.
Popular conspiracy theories in Turkey alleging U.S. involvement in the July 15 military coup attempt are deeply disturbing and frustrating, according to Jennifer Davis, the new U.S. Consul-General to Istanbul
A company which was declared last week to be the true owner of the Sultanahmet Köfte (meatball) brand has asked a rival company to remove signboards with the name of Sultanahmet Köfte from its 200 branches around the company.
Istanbul returns to Hollywood with ‘Inferno,’ the latest film version of a work by Dan Brown, although the teeming metropolis is again shoehorned into just a few locations in the old city
A court in Istanbul has finally decided which brand is the real maker of the Sultanahmet “köfte” (meatball) – a favorite among tourists to the city – after four years of legal proceedings.
The closure of Istanbul’s main cruise port for the extension of a port project has negatively affected the economy of one of the top historic districts in the city
The third Istanbul Design Biennial, “Are We Human? : The Design of the Species : 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years,” will open this weekend with events around the city for the next month.
The Istanbul Archaeology Museums, home to artifacts from various periods of history, is celebrating its 125th year.
Category: KANAT ATKAYA
It was not centuries ago. It was not years ago. It was only 16 months ago that this society managed to open the door for a possible coalition government.
Istanbul remains among the safest cities in the world, despite escalating regional risks and a series of terrorist attacks in Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul Governor Vasip Şahin claimed on Sept. 6
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Recently, during a discussion on an international news channel I asked the other participants about what would happen if Turkey attacked the Syrian Democratic Union Party (PYD)
Category: İLBER ORTAYLI
It was September of 1859 when Istanbul was shaken. As far as we know, a rebellion was about to erupt in Istanbul. In the handwritten leaflets, the flugblatt as the Germans called them before printing machines were invented, it was claimed that “the sultan had become an infidel” and they were calling for a return to sharia law
An Istanbul court on July 15 ordered the release of five defendants in the first hearing over the case of a deadly suicide bomb attack in Istanbul’s touristic Sultanahmet neighborhood in January
Category: TOLGA TANIŞ
Why has the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) never taken responsibility for any of the mass attacks it has conducted in Turkey?
A muezzin’s call to prayer reverberated inside the sixth-century Istanbul landmark Hagia Sophia for the first time in 85 years on July 1
Since June last year, the major cities of Turkey have faced major bomb attacks by both the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
There are only a few days left until Eid al-Fitr, which this year is a bumper nine-day public holiday in Turkey
Istanbul’s historical peninsula, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986 which has been an important witness to world history, is the heart of ancient Istanbul. Four major empires were ruled from this point
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