Funeral prayer to be performed for Khashoggi

A funeral prayer in absentia will be performed for slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Mecca and Medina on Friday. Salah Khashoggi, son of murdered Washington Post columnist, said on Twitter the prayer will be performed in Medina following the…

Absentee funeral prayer for Khashoggi due in Istanbul

A funeral prayer in absentia for slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is set be held in Istanbul on Friday. Yasin Aktay, an advisor to Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party, said prior to the event that Khashoggi would receive a…

Washington Post slams Riyadh’s new Khashoggi account

The Washington Post called "shocking in its audacity" Saudi Arabia’s new narrative Thursday on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Previously, the Kingdom said Khashoggi was killed in a "premeditated" operation and later acknowledged he was…

US to vote “No” for first time on UN Golan resolution

The U.S. said Thursday it will break with prior precedent and vote against a UN resolution calling on Israel to end its occupation of the Syrian Golan Heights. The U.S. had previously abstained rather than voting against the non-binding measure, but…

YPG is ‘Syrian offshoot’ of PKK terror group: US envoy

The PYD/YPG is the Syrian branch of the PKK terror group, the American Special Representative for Syria James Jeffrey said Thursday. Jeffrey spoke at a panel at the Defense One Summit, which brings top military, foreign policy and intelligence…

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Funeral prayer to be performed for Khashoggi

A funeral prayer in absentia will be performed for slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Mecca and Medina on Friday. Salah Khashoggi, son of murdered Washington Post columnist, said on Twitter the prayer will be performed in Medina…

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Turkish, US boxers to vie for world boxing title

Turkish boxer Avni Yildirim will vie against U.S.’ Anthony Dirrell to claim the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Middleweight Championship title in February. The former WBC Super Middleweight Champion Dirrell and Yildirim will meet…

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The Perfect Plan

by Fatih Öke The world, especially the Turkish Arab Media Association, where I serve as the Director, have been watching an incident closely for days: Khashoggi’s murder. While we feel like we are reaching the end of this case in…

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Washington Post slams Riyadh’s new Khashoggi account

The Washington Post called "shocking in its audacity" Saudi Arabia’s new narrative Thursday on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Previously, the Kingdom said Khashoggi was killed in a "premeditated" operation and later acknowledged he was…

US to vote “No” for first time on UN Golan resolution

The U.S. said Thursday it will break with prior precedent and vote against a UN resolution calling on Israel to end its occupation of the Syrian Golan Heights. The U.S. had previously abstained rather than voting against the non-binding measure, but…

YPG is ‘Syrian offshoot’ of PKK terror group: US envoy

The PYD/YPG is the Syrian branch of the PKK terror group, the American Special Representative for Syria James Jeffrey said Thursday. Jeffrey spoke at a panel at the Defense One Summit, which brings top military, foreign policy and intelligence…

US judge delays decision in CNN press access lawsuit

A federal judge on Thursday delayed an initial ruling in a case brought by CNN against the Trump administration over the White House's suspension of a CNN reporter's credentials. After hearing roughly two hours of arguments on Wednesday, Judge…

US assessing extraditing FETO leader to Turkey: report

The White House is exploring legal methods of extraditing Fetullah Gulen, leader of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), to Turkey in order to soften Turkish pressure on Riyadh over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, NBC News reported Thursday.…

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The Perfect Plan

by Fatih Öke The world, especially the Turkish Arab Media Association, where I serve as the Director, have been watching an incident closely for days: Khashoggi’s murder. While we feel like we are reaching the end of this case in…

Turkey’s Afrin Operation and Russia

Turkey initiated the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin canton immediately after the Operation Euphrates Shield and Idlib accomplished at very successful level in order to struggle with the…

Eid in America and the New York Mosque

Muslims in the U.S. and all around the world will be celebrating the Islamic festival of sacrifice, Eid al-Adha (in Turkish, Kurban Bayramı) today.

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Turkish, US boxers to vie for world boxing title

Turkish boxer Avni Yildirim will vie against U.S.’ Anthony Dirrell to claim the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) Super Middleweight Championship title in February. The former WBC Super Middleweight Champion Dirrell and Yildirim will meet…

Currency

 TRY – Turkish Lira

USD5.35–0.87%
EUR6.07–0.66%
GBP6.84–0.68%
JPY0.05–0.68%
SAR1.42–0.92%
BTC29,647.97–1.70%