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Islam Times - Turkish government is seeking a punishment of 142 years in prison for one of the main pro-Kurd opposition figures.
Islam Times - Turkish prosecutors have ordered the arrest of as many as 243 staff with the country’s military over their alleged use of a messaging application, which Ankara associates with US-based opposition cleric Fetullah Gulen.
Islam Times - Turkey has been pushing for the United States to be invited in the upcoming Syrian peace talks in Kazakhstan's capital Astana.
Islam Times - The suspect behind a deadly New Year’s Eve attack on a night club in Turkey has been detained by police following a lengthy manhunt.
Islam Times - The Republic of Turkey since its establishment has witnessed a slew of developments both at home and abroad. Being a linking bridge between Europe and Asia, this country has undergone diversified security conditions.
Islam Times - The first reading of controversial legislation aimed at boosting Turkey’s president has been passed by the country’s parliament.
Islam Times - Turkey government has arrested the former head of President Erdogan's security staff over alleged ties with US-based opposition leader Fethullah Gulen, whom Ankara accuses of having masterminded the mid-July coup attempt last year.
Islam Times - During the first round of voting on the constitutional changes presented by the ruling party, Turkish parliament members gave an approval vote to the draft on Monday.
Islam Times - Even though, historically, Russia has a weighty past with Turkey, and even though it has not forgotten the personal rôle played by current President Erdoğan, to its detriment, during the the first Chechen war, it can not fail to be interested by the possibility of Ankara leaving NATO. ...
Islam Times - The leader of Turkey’s main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has expressed strong opposition to proposed constitutional amendments that would grant additional executive powers to the president, saying the legislators who ratify the bill will be betraying the public.
Islam Times - As Russia attempts to chart a roadmap that might lead to a final resolution to the crisis in Syria, the looming decisions pertain to who’s in control of what on the battlefield. An al-Mayadeen analysis piece suggests that, at the negotiating table, Syria’s fate is a game of cards. And,...
Islam Times - Amid considerable criticism and backslapping, a new draft constitution envisaging expanded powers for Turkey’s president will be put to debate at the parliament.
Islam Times - Turkish government says Ankara is trying to amend its ties with Baghdad after the estrangement over Turkish incursion into Iraqi territory.
Islam Times - After Syrian army forces liberated Aleppo from anti-Damascus forces and their regional backers, the competition between the major relevant sides of the conflict has shifted to capturing the Al-Bab town.
Islam Times - Turkey’s meddling in the Syrian conflict is a product of Ankara’s misconstruing of the war. Clearly, Turkish policymakers had been betting on the Syrian government’s collapse when they made decisions pertaining to their stance on the conflict.
Islam Times - Turkey has expelled over 6,000 more police personnel, civil servants and academics as the government widens its crackdown on the opposition following the abortive mid-July 2016 coup.
Islam Times - The emergency state imposed in Turkey after the 2015 mid-July failed coup, last year, was extended for three more months, Andolu agency reported on Wednesday.
Islam Times - Turkey is a member of NATO, an ally of Saudi Arabia, a patron of international jihadism since the hospitalisation of prince Bandar ben Sultan in 2012, and godfather of the Muslim Brotherhood since the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi and the quarrel between Doha and Riyad in 2013-14.
Islam Times - Turkey is alone. First, we’ll take a look at the racist reasons for this. If 39 men and women had been slaughtered in Paris or Brussels or Berlin on New Year’s Eve, the headlines would ripple on for three or four days. Two or three days if the victims had been western European.