Daily Archives: December 16, 2017

Turkish PM repeats support for Jerusalem in Palestine

Turkey's prime minister on Saturday reiterated his support for Palestine in the wake of a Muslim bloc meeting in Istanbul this week recognizing East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital.There is no country besides Turkey which has opened a mission for Pale...

Turkish forces kill 8 PKK terrorists

Security forces killed eight PKK terrorists, including four women, in Turkey's eastern Tunceli province on Saturday, the provincial governor's office said in a statement.In a separate counter-terror operation in southeastern Sanliurfa province, police ...

Dozens of migrants held in northwestern Turkey

At least 41 undocumented migrants were held on Saturday in Turkey's northwestern province of Kirklareli, according to security sources.Migrants from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq were arrested as they attempted to leave Turkey to reach Europe using il...

Turkish minister urges US to end ‘unlawful’ case

Turkey's Justice Minister reiterated on Saturday that he had sent a letter to his U.S. counterpart about the ongoing trial of former Turkish banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla in New York."We have asked our American counterpart to bring an end to

Israeli occupation must end: Turkish presidential aide

A top aide to Turkey's president on Saturday urged Israel to end its occupation of Palestine for the sake of peace and stability in the region.Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, expressed his views on the U.S. Jerusalem