US must avoid a war with Iran in eastern Syria

US must avoid a war with Iran in eastern Syria

Some in Washington hope the US can cut off Iran’s regional influence in eastern Syria, but that’s a recipe for endless war.

Soldier killed in clash in eastern Turkey

Soldier killed in clash in eastern Turkey

A soldier was killed during a clash between security forces and PKK terrorists in eastern Tunceli province on Sunday. The clash in Nazimiye district left two other soldiers wounded, the source said on condition of …

Two earthquakes rattle Aegean Sea

Two earthquakes rattle Aegean Sea

A pair of earthquakes shook Aegean Sea, western Turkey late Saturday, according to the country’s Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD), Yeni Şafak reports. One quake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit at …

Saudi Arabia: no need for a Turkish military base in the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia: no need for a Turkish military base in the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia has said it cannot allow Turkey to establish a base in the Kingdom, according to the Saudi Press Agency. An official Saudi source said the Kingdom has no need for a Turkish base in the country and Saudi military …

Erdoğan criticizes opposition CHP chairman for violating Turkey#039s constitution

Erdoğan criticizes opposition CHP chairman for violating Turkey's constitution

Opposition Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu will not obtain justice by violating the constitution and going out, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Saturday. Speaking at the Turkish Exporters Assembly (TIM) meeting, Erdoğan criticized the …

First ‘Turkey Festival’ at Krasnaya Presnya Park in Moscow

First ‘Turkey Festival’ at Krasnaya Presnya Park in Moscow

Today, the first ‘Turkey Festival’ kicked off at Krasnaya Presnya Park in Moscow. The festival will introduce the rich history and fascinating culture of this amazing country, incorporating specific features of two continents, to the …

Trump sells weapons to Qatar just days after accusing it of funding terror

Trump sells weapons to Qatar just days after accusing it of funding terror

Qatar has deep-rooted support from Washington

Asia#039s growth meets Turkey

Asia's growth meets Turkey

This is undoubtedly an important development not only for Turkey, but also for the Eurasian region

Turkish PM#039s top adviser Birol Erdem released

Turkish PM's top adviser Birol Erdem released

Turkish authorities on Saturday freed the top adviser to Prime Minister Binali Yildirim detained on suspicion of links to the movement of US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen blamed for last year's …

New arrest warrant issued for Istanbul mayor’s son-in-law

New arrest warrant issued for Istanbul mayor’s son-in-law

An Istanbul court on June 16 issued a fresh arrest warrant for Istanbul Mayor Kadir Topbaş’s son-in-law Ömer Faruk Kavurmacı, whose swift release triggered outrage from the public. Kavurmacı …

Turkey#039s Erdogan, France#039s Macron and Qatari Emir discuss Qatar row in teleconference

Turkey's Erdogan, France's Macron and Qatari Emir discuss Qatar row in teleconference

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a teleconference call with French President Emmanuel Macron and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to discuss the Qatar crisis, broadcaster …

Electric taxi service introduced in Istanbul

Electric taxi service introduced in Istanbul

Istanbul’s Beyoğlu Municipality and the Istanbul Chamber of Taxi Drivers (İTEO) introduced the first electric taxi service in the country,  local media reported.

Erdoğan slams US arrest warrants for his staff

Erdoğan slams US arrest warrants for his staff

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has furiously condemned the US decision to issue arrest warrants to 12 members of his security detail because of their involvement in a bloody …

 US police issue warrant for Erdogan#039s bodyguards

US police issue warrant for Erdogan's bodyguards

Washington DC’s Metropolitan police chief, Peter Newsham, announced that arrest warrants were being issued for the 12 security guards for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, declaring them criminal …

Turkey gives Rosatom approval to build Akkuyu nuclear plant

Turkey gives Rosatom approval to build Akkuyu nuclear plant

Russia's State Atomic Energy Corporation (Rosatom) won approval from Turkey's energy watchdog to go ahead with building its $20 billion Akkuyu nuclear power plant in southern Turkey. It is now expected to be completed by 2023 …

Turkey sentences UN judge on #039terrorism#039 charges

Turkey sentences UN judge on 'terrorism' charges

Turkey has sentenced a UN war crimes judge Judge Aydin Sedaf Akay to 7 years and six months in prison on charges of "membership in a terrorist organization", an international court in the Hague said. Akay …

Opposition launches march from Ankara to Istanbul after MP#039s arrest

Opposition launches march from Ankara to Istanbul after MP's arrest

Several thousand Turkish protesters marched in the capital Ankara to demonstrate against the 25-year prison sentence handed down to an opposition lawmaker Enis Berberoglu on spying charges. The leader of the CHP, …

 Turkey builds wall on Syrian border

Turkey builds wall on Syrian border

Turkey has finished the construction of a 700-kilometer wall along its border with Syria to block terrorist infiltration into the country, Turkey's Defense Minister Fikri Işık said, adding a similar wall would be built on the …

Yildirim to arrive in Greece on June 19

Yildirim to arrive in Greece on June 19

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will visit Athens on June 19, Yildirim’s chancellery said. During Yildirim’s visit, he expected to discuss the development of bilateral relations and regional …

Turkey’s future is in Europe

Turkey’s future is in Europe

Better relations between Turkey and the EU would be for the good for the situation in the Middle East