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Turkish riot police detain demonstrators during a protest outside a university campus in Ankara on February 10, 2017, against the dismissal of academics from universities following a post-coup emergency decree.
21 Feb 2017 05:20

Turkey fires over 200 judges, prosecutors over alleged links to Gulen

Islam Times - The Turkish government has dismissed 227 more judges and prosecutors over alleged links to an outlawed movement, as Ankara continues with its crackdown following last July’s failed putsch against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

 
Turkish military chief Hulusi Akar (R) and American counterpart Joseph Dunford
20 Feb 2017 09:24

Turkey, US Study Syrian Raqqa Occupation Plan

Islam Times - Turkish and US militaries are studying plans to occupy the Syrian city of Raqqa based on what is presented by Ankara.

 
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim
20 Feb 2017 09:22

Turkey Backs Off from Incursion into Syria’s Raqqa

Islam Times - Turkish government has backed off from his initial plans to attack Syria's northern city of Raqqa.

 
Turkey, Russia Rapprochement on Syria Stalling?
19 Feb 2017 06:05

Turkey, Russia Rapprochement on Syria Stalling?

Islam Times - Recent events point to weakening Turkey-Russia ties especially regarding Syria with Ankara seen as moving back to the opposing US-led camp.

 
Turkey seeks to seize territory in northern Syria
18 Feb 2017 07:06

Turkey seeks to seize territory in northern Syria

Islam Times - The Turkish military has claimed that it is close to capturing the northern Syrian city of al-Bab in Raqqah province from the Daesh Takfiri terrorists.

 
Turkey’s Erdogan Visits Arab Sheikhdoms Seeking Economic Favors
15 Feb 2017 07:48

Turkey’s Erdogan Visits Arab Sheikhdoms Seeking Economic Favors

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is visiting Persian Gulf countries of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in a bid to shore up his country's badly economy.

 
Turkey Reemphasizes on No-Fly Zone in Syria
15 Feb 2017 07:47

Turkey Reemphasizes on No-Fly Zone in Syria

Islam Times - Turkish president renewed his previous calls for creating a no-fly zone in Syria just as the US president has called for safe zones in the Arab country.

 
Turkey’s Incursion on Syria’s Al Baba Killed 60 Civilians
15 Feb 2017 07:07

Turkey’s Incursion on Syria’s Al Baba Killed 60 Civilians

Islam Times - Turkish military killed at least 60 Syrian civilians during shelling attacks on the country’s al-Bab city over the past few days.

 
What’s Behind Erdogan’s Political System Overhaul Through Reforms Bill?
13 Feb 2017 10:00

What’s Behind Erdogan’s Political System Overhaul Through Reforms Bill?

Islam Times - The plan announced by the Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the parliament under the title of “government system modernization” has unbelievably reached its final implementation stage less than a year after raising.

 
King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa (R) welcomes Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Manama, February 12, 2017.
13 Feb 2017 09:31

Turkey, Bahrain agree on cooperation in arms industry

Islam Times - Turkey and Bahrain have reached an agreement on bilateral cooperation in arms industry in Manama, the first destination in Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s tour of Persian Gulf states.

 
Why Turkey Blocking Syrian Army Liberation of Al-Bab?
12 Feb 2017 10:18

Why Turkey Blocking Syrian Army Liberation of Al-Bab?

Islam Times - Syrian Army has reached the gates of ISIS-occupied al-Bab in northern Syria but is facing challenges in liberating the city due to Turkey's illegal incursion in the region.

 
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo
11 Feb 2017 06:24

CIA chief Pompeo visits Turkey to seek better bilateral relations

Islam Times - Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo is paying an official visit to Turkey to explore avenues for an improvement in relations between Washington and Ankara, which soured under the administration of former US President Barack Obama.

 
Turkey Fires 4,400 Civil Servants over Links to July Coup
8 Feb 2017 09:57

Turkey Fires 4,400 Civil Servants over Links to July Coup

Islam Times - Turkey has sacked more than 4,400 civil servants, as the post-coup purge continues since July 2016.

 
A file photo of Turkish special police forces
5 Feb 2017 12:30

Turkey 'arrests 400 suspected Daesh terrorists'

Islam Times - Turkey says its police forces have detained 400 suspects linked to the Daesh terrorist group across the country, including in the capital city, Ankara.

 
How Russia, Turkey Look at Each Other?
28 Jan 2017 08:15

How Russia, Turkey Look at Each Other?

Islam Times - Shift in Turkey's approach towards Syrian crisis and moving close to Russia still presents topics for analysis and news of many regional and international media.

 
Erdogan playing migrant card very well
28 Jan 2017 06:15

Erdogan playing migrant card very well

Islam Times - Turkey has decided to reconsider its controversial refugee deal with the European Union after the Greek Supreme Court refused to return the eight suspects allegedly linked to the country’s failed July coup.

 
Theresa May’s Visit to Turkey Betrays British Liberal Values
28 Jan 2017 05:49

Theresa May’s Visit to Turkey Betrays British Liberal Values

Islam Times - And so the Brexit cavalcade gathers pace. After paying court to Donald Trump in Washington on Friday, Theresa May will fly to Turkey to meet another hard man with a weakness for “alternative facts”: President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who has engaged in a brutal clampdown on human rights that ...

 
Astana Syria Talks Increase Turkey, Saudi Tensions
26 Jan 2017 07:57

Astana Syria Talks Increase Turkey, Saudi Tensions

Islam Times - The reverberations of the Astana talks on restoring peace in Syria continue to be felt across the West Asia region with tensions reported between Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

 
Turkey Not Part of Astana Negotiations: Syrian Envoy
23 Jan 2017 11:57

Turkey Not Part of Astana Negotiations: Syrian Envoy

Islam Times - Head of the Syrian delegation for the Syrian settlement talks in Kazakh capital of Astana says Turkey will not be part of the negotiations.

 
Ertugrul Kurkcu
23 Jan 2017 11:57

Modern Turkey Worse Than Dictatorship Period: Leftist Political Veteran

Islam Times - Turkish leftist political veteran, who survived several military dictatorships and periods of intense political violence, says modern Turkey is worse than past times.