Report: Istanbul terrorist acted on direct orders from ISIS

Turkish media reports that gunman who killed 39 people on New Year's Eve told police he acted on direct orders from ISIS in Syria.Ben Ariel, 1/19/2017, 3:35 AM

Turkish security forces capture Istanbul terrorist

Abdulgadir Masharipov, who killed 39 people an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Eve, captured by local security forces.Ben Ariel, 1/16/2017, 11:42 PM

Turkey to continue operation in Syria

Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister says his country will continue its military operation in Syria despite the ISIS attack on Istanbul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2017, 2:05 AM

Israel arranges return of body of Israeli killed in Istanbul

Israel’s Interior Ministry takes charge of return of body of Israeli-Arab teen killed in terrorist attack in an Istanbul nightclub.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 1/2/2017, 5:03 PM

ISIS claims Istanbul shooting attack

ISIS claims Istanbul attack, says it was done to take 'revenge' on Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2017, 11:14 AM

Erdogan vows to fight terror 'till the end'

Following Istanbul attack, Turkish President vows his country will continue to fight terrorism and its backers "till the end".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2017, 4:36 AM

Israeli wounded in Istanbul attack arrives in Israel

Rawa Mansour, who suffered moderate injuries, in Saturday night’s terrorist attack in Istanbul, arrives in Israel and taken to hospital.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2017, 11:29 PM

Body of Israeli woman recovered after Istanbul terror attack

19-year old Israeli woman positively identified as one of the victims of shooting attack in Turkish nightclub.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2017, 3:50 PM

Istanbul terror attack wounds Israeli woman

Israeli Foreign Ministry confirms Israeli woman moderately wounded in Istanbul attack.Chana Roberts, 1/1/2017, 1:36 PM

Istanbul survivor: I heard shooting and lay on the floor

Israeli victim of Istanbul attack describes shooting in detail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2017, 1:27 PM

39 dead in attack on Istanbul nightclub

39 people killed and at least 40 wounded in a shooting attack during New Year's Eve celebration at a nightclub in Istanbul.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2017, 2:24 AM

Death toll in Istanbul explosions climbs to 29

Turkish President says explosions outside Istanbul soccer stadium were a terrorist attack against security forces and citizens.Elad Benari, 12/11/2016, 3:54 AM

Terror attack in Istanbul kills 13

Explosion near Istanbul stadium kills 13, injures dozens more.Chana Roberts, 12/10/2016, 10:16 PM

I discovered my 'morphine angel' while watching television

Woman wounded in Istanbul terror attack found MDA member who had helped her there while watching footage of Tel Aviv car park rescuers.Yoel Domb, 9/8/2016, 12:45 PM

Attempted coup in Turkey leaves synagogues half empty

Turkish Jewish community member describes tensions in Istanbul as news of attempted coup arrives over Friday night meal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2016, 12:03 PM

Turkey charges 13 over Istanbul airport attack

13 suspects, including 10 Turks, charged with belonging to a terror group, homicide, and endangering the unity of the state.Ben Ariel, 7/4/2016, 5:13 AM

22 arrested in connection to Ataturk Airport attack

Turkey arrests 22 after Istanbul airport attack, blames ISIS. ISIS angry at Turkey for supporting Syrian Kurds. Is a border war imminent?Rachel Kaplan, 6/30/2016, 5:52 PM

Peres: My heart is with the Turkish people

President Shimon Peres responds to the attack in Istanbul that left 41 dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2016, 12:21 PM

Trump on Turkey attack: When will the world learn?

Republican presidential candidate condemns Istanbul attack, says terrorism must be prevented in the United States.Ben Ariel, 6/29/2016, 4:16 AM

'Everyone was fleeing and stepping on one another'

David, an Israeli who was at the scene of the Istanbul terrorist attack, describes what he saw.Ben Ariel, 6/29/2016, 2:20 AM

Istanbul bomber did not deliberately target Israelis

Suicide bomber claims he was trying to harm tourism in Turkey in general - not kill 3 Israeli victims.JTA, 4/26/2016, 10:53 PM

Three wounded in Istanbul explosion

Police intentionally blew up suspicious bag, injuring two, only hours after US released warning about 'credible threats' in Turkey.Matt Wanderman, 4/9/2016, 11:31 PM

'Terrorist Israel' scrawled on Turkish synagogue

Anti-Israel vandals target synagogue in historic Jewish quarter of Istanbul.Cynthia Blank, 1/21/2016, 12:28 PM

Turkey arrests three Russians as suspects in Tuesday's bombing

Turkey has arrested three suspects, all of whom are Russian and allegedly have ties to ISIS.Raphael Poch, 1/13/2016, 11:11 AM

Suicide bombing rocks central Istanbul square

Ten reported dead in explosion attack near Sultanahmet Square; Erdogan says attack work of Syrian suicide bomber.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2016, 1:40 PM

Five wounded in Istanbul metro station blast

Mayor says bomb caused blast that shut down subway system, after initial reports indicated one dead.Ari Yashar, 12/1/2015, 6:50 PM

Gunmen Fire on US Consulate in Istanbul

Gunfire reported after bomb attack at a police station in Istanbul that injured at least five officers.Arutz Sheva staff, 8/10/2015, 8:40 AM

Seven Wounded in Bomb Attack in Istanbul

Bomb attack at a police station in Istanbul wounds five police officers and two civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/10/2015, 5:15 AM

ISIS Jihadists Arrested in Istanbul for First Time

Turkey, after scandal of state smuggling arms to Syrian jihadists, nabs 21 ISIS members nationwide in major crackdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2015, 1:40 PM

Turkish Police Turn Tear Gas, Water Cannons on Gay Parade

Gay pride? Not in Istanbul, where liberal EU leanings clash with Erdogan's religious tone in central square.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 8:22 AM

Jewish Flight Lesson 101: No Connections Before Shabbat

Jewish passengers stranded in Istanbul without kosher food after flight delay from New York forced them to miss connection to Israel.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 4/19/2015, 7:37 PM

Turkey: Armed Men Seize Office of Erdogan's AKP Party

Two intruders burst into district office of AKP in Istanbul, day after prosecutor taken hostage and killed in the city.Ari Yashar, 4/1/2015, 12:25 PM

Istanbul Suicide Bomber was 'Widow of Norwegian ISIS Jihadist'

Russian, Norwegian couple joined ISIS; widow returned to Turkey illegally and carried out suicide bombing in Istanbul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2015, 12:47 PM

Armed Attacker Arrested Outside Turkish PM Office

Man armed with automatic weapon hurls grenade at police outside Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul, where prime minister office is housed.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2015, 5:07 PM

Watch: Turkish Mob Attacks US Sailors, Place Bags on Their Heads

Video footage shows US Navy sailors surrounded by anti-American mob in Istanbul in shocking assault.Ari Soffer, 11/12/2014, 10:45 PM

Istanbul Store Bans Entry to 'Jew Dogs'

Rampant anti-Semitism on display in Turkish capital as centrally located store posts sign dehumanizing Jews; local Jews slam world apathy.Ari Yashar, 9/8/2014, 2:02 PM

Six Killed as Turkish Government Accused of Vote-Rigging

Local election candidates battle it out with knives and clubs, as opposition activists say Erdogan rigging the polls.Ari Soffer, 3/30/2014, 2:48 PM

Protests Rage in Turkey over Internet Censorship, Corruption

Turkish police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters demonstrating against invasive Internet laws.Tova Dvorin, 2/9/2014, 8:39 AM

Turkish Court Orders Release of Lawmaker After 4 Years

Jailed Turkish journalist and lawmaker released after more than four years in prison over his alleged involvement in a coup plot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2013, 6:28 AM

Israeli Mother, Child Stuck in Istanbul with Bad Visa

An Israeli doctor and her daughter are stuck in Turkey with a bad US visa, while five children are without their mother.Maayana Miskin, 7/25/2013, 3:05 PM

3,000 Protesters Try to March in Istanbul’s Taksim Square

Once again, protesters tried to mass in Istanbul’s iconic Taksim Square and were stopped by police with water cannon and tear gas.Chana Ya'ar, 7/7/2013, 4:08 PM

Istanbul Protests Continue in Iconic Taksim Square

Thousands gathered again at Istanbul’s iconic Taksim Square to express their discontent with the Turkish government's attitude.Chana Ya'ar, 6/30/2013, 12:45 PM

Strikes, Demonstrations Continue Across Turkey

Demonstrations continued across Turkey Monday but slowly came under police control as thousands protested against the Erdogan government.Chana Ya'ar, 6/17/2013, 7:29 PM

Turkish Police Clear Taksim Square Using Tear Gas

Within an hour of a warning from Erdogan, riot police clear Istanbul protesters with tear gas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2013, 6:29 AM

Erdogan: Israel is Happy About Taksim Protest

Turkish premier issued a final warning to protesters in Istanbul’s Taksim Square, giving them 24 hours to leave.Chana Ya'ar, 6/13/2013, 4:29 PM

Turkish Gov't on the Warpath Against Twitter, Facebook

A spokesman for Turkey’s ruling AK Party on Wednesday labeled the Twitter social media website to be "deadlier than car bombs."Chana Ya'ar, 6/12/2013, 12:28 PM

Turkey: Police Use Tear Gas as Riots Continue

Riot police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters in Istanbul; Erdogan says there will be "no more tolerance" for demonstrations.Elad Benari, 6/12/2013, 12:12 AM

Tensions Rising, Turkish Police Attack Protesters Overnight

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan orders police to "intervene" with protesters across the nation.Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2013, 8:12 PM

Exclusive: World’s Only Ladino Monthly Flourishes in Istanbul

Istanbul’s Sephardic Center has just produced the 100th issue of the world’s only Ladino monthly newspaper in the city's ancient heart.Hana Julian, 6/9/2013, 4:08 PM

Erdogan on Protests: I'm No Dictator

Turkish PM rejects claims that he is a dictator, points an accusing finger at the opposition and social media.Elad Benari, 6/3/2013, 3:16 AM

Two Killed in Violent ‘Arab Spring’ Rallies in Turkey

Two people killed, 1,000 wounded as Turkish protesters clash with police.Maayana Miskin, 6/2/2013, 1:08 PM

Istanbul: Violence in Large Protest; Erdogan Defiant

Largest anti-government protest in years hits Taksim Square; anger over "Islamization."Gil Ronen, 6/1/2013, 9:02 PM

US Secy of State Returning to Israel, PA

US Secretary of State John Kerry is set to return to Israel immediately following a brief visit to Istanbul. He will also visit Ramallah.Chana Ya'ar, 4/4/2013, 1:34 PM

US Secy of State Kerry to Visit Turkey Following Israel Apology

US Secy of State John Kerry is set to visit Turkey on Sunday in the wake of an apology to Ankara by Israel over the Mavi Marmara incident.Chana Ya'ar, 4/3/2013, 3:07 PM

Western-Backed Syrian Opposition Leader Resigns

Syrian opposition leader Moaz Al-Khatib, head of the Syrian National Council, has resigned his post.Chana Ya'ar, 3/24/2013, 2:45 PM

Syrian Nat’l Council in Istanbul to Choose Gov’t-in-Exile

The Syrian National Council began meeting Monday in Istanbul to choose a new government-in-exile.Chana Ya'ar, 3/18/2013, 4:59 PM

Israeli, PA Officials Meet in Istanbul

After Turkey's leader calls Zionism a “crime against humanity,” Israeli and Palestinian Authority officials quietly meet in Istanbul.Chana Ya'ar, 3/3/2013, 11:24 AM