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Turkish President Ends 2-Day Persian Gulf Visit, Crisis Unresolved
25 Jul 2017 05:24

Turkish President Ends 2-Day Persian Gulf Visit, Crisis Unresolved

Islam Times - Persian Gulf region ended with no resolution of the regional crisis ignited by Saudi-led regimes that cut ties with Qatar

 
File photo taken on October 31, 2016 shows people standing next to copies of Cumhuriyet daily newspaper in front of the newspaper
24 Jul 2017 07:54

Post-coup Turkey tries its best known journalists

Islam Times - As many as 17 directors and journalists from one of Turkey’s most respected newspapers are being tried on Monday after spending over eight months behind bars as the government's post-coup crackdown shows no sign of slowing.

 
Police detain at least 61 people in Ankara protest
24 Jul 2017 07:42

Police detain at least 61 people in Ankara protest

Islam Times - At least 61 people have been arrested in the Turkish capital after taking part in demonstrations held in support of two teachers arrested as part of the country’s post-coup crackdown.

 
Turkish President in Persian Gulf Region amid Qatar Crisis
24 Jul 2017 04:23

Turkish President in Persian Gulf Region amid Qatar Crisis

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived Sunday in the Saudi city of Jeddah on the first leg of his Persian Gulf tour that will also include Kuwait and Qatar.

 
S-400 Triumph air defense system
24 Jul 2017 04:21

US Concerned Over Turkey’s Plan to Buy Russian S-400 Air Defense Systems

Islam Times - Turkey’s decision to buy the advanced S-400 anti-missile system from Russia would become a matter of concern for Washington, Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford said.

 
President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo by AFP)
22 Jul 2017 05:52

President Erdogan criticizes statements by German officials

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has strongly criticized statements by German officials aimed at scaring off financiers interested in investing in his country.

 
Turkey Sends More Troops to Qatar
19 Jul 2017 06:15

Turkey Sends More Troops to Qatar

Islam Times - Turkey has announced it will continue to build up its military presence in Qatar despite the demands by Saudi-led regimes that Doha cease such cooperation.

 
An Amnesty member takes part in a mock arrest in front of the Turkish embassy to protest against the detention of the head of Amnesty International in Turkey, in Brussels, Belgium, on June 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
18 Jul 2017 11:50

Amnesty slams Turkey for keeping six rights activists in custody

Islam Times - Amnesty International slams Ankara for keeping six rights activists, including the director of its Turkey branch, in pre-trial custody on terror-related charges, saying the move shows “truth and justice have become total strangers” in the country.

 
Erdogan caps patriotic binge with statue event
16 Jul 2017 12:18

Erdogan caps patriotic binge with statue event

Islam Times - Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has unveiled a memorial statue honoring those killed during the country’s failed July 15, 2016 coup on the first anniversary of the event.

 
Turkey
16 Jul 2017 05:22

All those responsible for failed coup will be beheaded: Erdogan

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned that he will chop off the heads of traitors while the country marks the first anniversary of a failed coup.

 
Turks flock to national unity march on coup anniversary
16 Jul 2017 05:12

Turks flock to national unity march on coup anniversary

Islam Times - Tens of thousands of people have attended a march in the Turkish city of Istanbul to remember a coup attempt last year.

 
Western Countries Betrayed Turkey by Backing Terrorists: Erdogan
16 Jul 2017 05:00

Western Countries Betrayed Turkey by Backing Terrorists: Erdogan

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Western countries have betrayed his country by backing terrorists

 
Turkish Foreign Minister Çavusoglu, right, with his Qatari counterpart Abdulrahman Al Thani in Ankara, Friday July 14, 2017
15 Jul 2017 08:56

Turkey Vows to Maintain Military Base in Qatar, Slams Saudi-Led Objections

Islam Times - Turkey has vowed to maintain its military base in Qatar while slamming demands by Saudi-led regimes to close it.

 
Ignoring NATO , Turkey to Buy Russia’s S-400 Air Defense System
15 Jul 2017 08:51

Ignoring NATO , Turkey to Buy Russia’s S-400 Air Defense System

Islam Times - Turkey, a NATO member, is ready to purchase of Russia’s S-400 advanced anti-missile system ignoring concerns of the US-led military alliance.

 
Turkish Opposition Leader Not to Flee US over Extradition Fears
13 Jul 2017 06:18

Turkish Opposition Leader Not to Flee US over Extradition Fears

Islam Times - The US-based Turkish opposition leader accused by Ankara of masterminding last year's military coup, announced he will not flee the US and would accept extradition if Washington bows to Turkey's pressures to hand him over.

 
Turkey Mulls Lifting State of Emergency ’in Near Future’
13 Jul 2017 04:01

Turkey Mulls Lifting State of Emergency ’in Near Future’

Islam Times - Turkeys' President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday he could in the future lift the state of emergency that had been imposed following last year’s failed coup.

 
Turkish anti-terrorism police break a door during an operation to arrest people over alleged links to the Daesh terrorist group, in Adiyaman, Turkey, February 5, 2017. (Photo by AP)
12 Jul 2017 10:59

Turkish police kill five suspected Daesh militants in Konya

Islam Times - Turkish police have reportedly killed five suspected Daesh terrorists after a raid on their hideout in the central province of Konya.

 
Kurds May Return Afrin to Syrian Govt amid Turkish Invasion Threats
12 Jul 2017 06:24

Kurds May Return Afrin to Syrian Govt amid Turkish Invasion Threats

Islam Times - The Turkish officials and media have said that a new military operation by Turkey's army in northern Syria was likely.

 
Turkey
11 Jul 2017 07:34

Swedish lawmakers sue Turkish president for ‘war crimes’

Islam Times - A group of Swedish lawmakers have filed a lawsuit against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accusing him of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in the Kurdish-dominated regions in southeastern Turkey.

 
Turkish President Erdogan Opposes Kurdish State, Arming Kurds
11 Jul 2017 06:02

Turkish President Erdogan Opposes Kurdish State, Arming Kurds

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will not allow establishment of an independent Kurdish state in Iraq or Syria.