Erdogan orders conversion of Hagia Sophia back into mosque

Erdogan orders conversion of Hagia Sophia back into mosque

Move comes after Turkey's top administrative court annulled presidential decree that made the mosque into a museum.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/10/2020, 10:59 PM
20 Saudis on trial in absentia in Turkey for murder of Jamal Khashoggi

20 Saudis on trial in absentia in Turkey for murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in 2018. His body has not been found.Y Rabinovitz, 7/3/2020, 3:09 PM
'Turkey’s intervention in Libya has legal standing'

'Turkey’s intervention in Libya has legal standing'

President Saied: No country, including US, has dared to ask him permission to build military bases on Tunisian soil.Mordechai Sones, 6/25/2020, 10:14 AM
If Greece capitulates, Turkey will be bigger threat to Israel than Iran

If Greece capitulates, Turkey will be bigger threat to Israel than Iran

Greek National Security Advisor Alexandros Diakopoulos discusses Turkey's opposition to Israeli-Greek-Cypriot pipeline.i24NEWS, 6/16/2020, 10:51 PM
Turkey and Russia agree on delivery of second S-400 batch

Turkey and Russia agree on delivery of second S-400 batch

Turkey's Defense Industries Chair says agreement in principle has been reached with Russia on supply of second batch of air defense system.Ben Ariel, 6/9/2020, 6:36 AM
Turkey to impose curfew in effort to stem coronavirus spread

Turkey to impose curfew in effort to stem coronavirus spread

Turkey will impose two-day curfew in 15 provinces beginning midnight on Friday.Ben Ariel, 6/5/2020, 6:48 AM
Muslim regimes continue to violate human rights amid the pandemic

Muslim regimes continue to violate human rights amid the pandemic

Turkey and Syria to Pakistan and Bangladesh, human and minority rights violations continue unabetted, as the world turns a blind eye. Op-ed.Rachel Avraham, 5/27/2020, 9:51 AM
Turkey: We will not agree to annexation in Judea and Samaria

Turkey: We will not agree to annexation in Judea and Samaria

Turkish President threatens Israel, says "Jerusalem is a red line".Dalit Halevi, 5/26/2020, 5:33 AM
'Tika': The Gaza you don't see

'Tika': The Gaza you don't see

Have a peek at 'Tika' city in central Gaza, built by Turkey for poor Gazans.Mordechai Sones, 5/7/2020, 10:29 AM
Turkey records 3,122 new cases of coronavirus

Turkey records 3,122 new cases of coronavirus

Total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Turkey increases to 104,912, death toll surges to 2,600.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/24/2020, 11:14 PM
Turkey's coronavirus cases pass 100,000

Turkey's coronavirus cases pass 100,000

Turkey reports 101,790 case of coronavirus, with the death toll climbing to 2,491.Elad Benari, 4/24/2020, 5:21 AM
Turkey leads Middle East in coronavirus cases

Turkey leads Middle East in coronavirus cases

Turkey surpasses Iran as the country hardest hit by the coronavirus in the Middle East.ILTV, 4/21/2020, 7:56 AM
Turkey surpasses Iran in number of coronavirus cases

Turkey surpasses Iran in number of coronavirus cases

Turkey's coronavirus cases surge to 82,329. The death toll surpasses 1,890.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2020, 6:46 AM
Turkish interior minister resigns over failed coronavirus lockdown

Turkish interior minister resigns over failed coronavirus lockdown

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejects resignation of interior minister.Elad Benari, 4/13/2020, 4:00 AM
Turkey announces curfew for those under the age of 20

Turkey announces curfew for those under the age of 20

Turkey announces new measures to stem spread of coronavirus.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/4/2020, 1:09 AM
Ministry for Strategic Affairs: Jews, Israel being blamed for coronavirus pandemic

Ministry for Strategic Affairs: Jews, Israel being blamed for coronavirus pandemic

A report by the Ministry for Strategic Affairs details anti-Semitic statements made by international figures blaming Jews for pandemic.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/19/2020, 11:00 AM
First case of coronavirus recorded in Turkey

First case of coronavirus recorded in Turkey

Male Turkish citizen tests positive for coronavirus after returning from Europe.Elad Benari, 3/11/2020, 1:10 AM
ANALYSIS: Turkey announces war on pro-Assad coalition in Syria

ANALYSIS: Turkey announces war on pro-Assad coalition in Syria

February death toll in Syria the highest in nearly 2 years as Erdogan all but declares war on Assad's forces.Yochanan Visser, 3/1/2020, 10:42 PM
Dozens of Turkish soldiers killed in air strike in Syria

Dozens of Turkish soldiers killed in air strike in Syria

Turkish army vows to retaliate after air strike kills at least 29 Turkish soldiers in the northwestern Idlib province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/28/2020, 4:15 AM
ANALYSIS: Turkey now technically at war with Russia and Syria

ANALYSIS: Turkey now technically at war with Russia and Syria

Turkish troops shell Syrian army positions while Russian air force bombs Turkish positions in Idlib, Syria.Yochanan Visser, 2/20/2020, 9:23 PM
Sinem Tezyapar: A case of profound injustice. Opinion.

Sinem Tezyapar: A case of profound injustice. Opinion.

Sinem Tezyapar was imprisoned for her beliefs & her ability to speak out. Western World cannot turn its eyes away from this grave injustice.Joseph Frager, MD, 2/15/2020, 7:10 PM
ANALYSIS: Turkey on crash course with Russia over Syria

ANALYSIS: Turkey on crash course with Russia over Syria

War is brewing between Turkish forces and the pro-Assad coalition in northeastern Syria as Turkish military casualties mount.Yochanan Visser, 2/13/2020, 8:39 PM
Watch: Truck hit by train after breaking through barrier in Turkey

Watch: Truck hit by train after breaking through barrier in Turkey

Driver survives after train smashes through his truck in western Turkey. Truck had broken through barrier before being hit by train.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2020, 9:22 AM
Turkey: Plane overruns runway, breaks in 2

Turkey: Plane overruns runway, breaks in 2

Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul closed after aircraft splits in 2 after failed landing.Gary Willig, 2/5/2020, 6:28 PM
Syria: Four Turkish soldiers killed in Idlib attack

Syria: Four Turkish soldiers killed in Idlib attack

Syrian army kills four Turkish soldiers who were posted to prevent conflict. Erdogan: 'We will continue the operation in Syria.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/3/2020, 11:20 AM
Erdogan hits out at Arab 'treason' over Trump 'deal of the century'

Erdogan hits out at Arab 'treason' over Trump 'deal of the century'

Turkish Pres. Erdogan calls on moderate Arab states to 'break their silence,' blasts 'treason against Jerusalem.'AFP, 1/31/2020, 12:40 PM
Erdogan says Jerusalem 'not for sale' after Trump Mideast plan

Erdogan says Jerusalem 'not for sale' after Trump Mideast plan

Turkish president blasts Trump peace plan, declares 'Jerusalem not for sale'.AFP, 1/30/2020, 9:39 PM
Erdogan says Trump's Mideast peace plan 'absolutely unacceptable'

Erdogan says Trump's Mideast peace plan 'absolutely unacceptable'

Turkish president blasts Trump plan, calls Jerusalem "sacred for Muslims", condemns proposal to leave city under Israeli control.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 1/29/2020, 2:40 PM
Turkey: US peace plan was 'stillborn', destroys hope for two states

Turkey: US peace plan was 'stillborn', destroys hope for two states

Turkey rejects US President Donald Trump's "Deal of the Century", says it aims to "kill" the two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 1/29/2020, 6:06 AM
Magen David Adom offers assistance to Turkish Red Crescent rescue forces

Magen David Adom offers assistance to Turkish Red Crescent rescue forces

Following Turkey earthquake, Magen David Adom offers supplementary aid to Turkish rescue forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2020, 10:49 PM
Turkey lifts ban on Wikipedia

Turkey lifts ban on Wikipedia

Turkish court lifts ban on Wikipedia that was first imposed in April of 2017.Elad Benari, 1/16/2020, 6:39 AM
ANALYSIS: Turkey becoming a second Iran

ANALYSIS: Turkey becoming a second Iran

For the first time, the IDF has added Turkey to the list of security threats Israel faces in annual security assessment.Yochanan Visser, 1/15/2020, 10:15 PM
Turkey criticizes Israel, Greece and Cyprus gas agreement

Turkey criticizes Israel, Greece and Cyprus gas agreement

Turkey says agreement pipeline project to ship gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe is a "futile step".Ben Ariel, 1/3/2020, 12:05 AM
ANALYSIS: Erdogan sets Turkey on a crash course with Israel and others

ANALYSIS: Erdogan sets Turkey on a crash course with Israel and others

While Israel forges closer ties with Greece and Cyprus, Turkey eyes moves which could destabilize the region - and spell trouble for Israel.Yochanan Visser, 1/2/2020, 10:39 PM
Turkey's interference in Israel's internal affairs expanding

Turkey's interference in Israel's internal affairs expanding

Turkey transfers Ottoman archive to Palestinian Authority, in joint efforts to undermine Israel's claim on land around the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2020, 1:49 PM
Turkish bank fails to halt US prosecution for aiding Iran

Turkish bank fails to halt US prosecution for aiding Iran

Federal judge rejects request by Turkish Halkbank to put on hold a federal prosecution accusing it of helping Iran evade sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2019, 5:06 AM
Turkey detains 20 suspected ISIS members

Turkey detains 20 suspected ISIS members

Turkey detains almost two dozen suspected Islamic ISIS militants in Istanbul amid crackdown on the group.Elad Benari, 12/27/2019, 3:02 AM
Israel officially opposes Turkey-Libya sea corridor deal

Israel officially opposes Turkey-Libya sea corridor deal

'But that doesn’t mean we're sending battleships to confront Turkey.' - Foreign Minister.Mordechai Sones, 12/23/2019, 10:26 PM
Turkey denies permitting Hamas to plot attacks against Israel

Turkey denies permitting Hamas to plot attacks against Israel

Turkey denies report that its soil is being used by Hamas to plot attacks against Israeli targets.Elad Benari, 12/20/2019, 4:13 AM
Erdogan's threat to Western culture

Erdogan's threat to Western culture

Erdogan is accused of providing a base for Hamas terrorists to plan attacks against Israel, but he has also made Turkey a base for attacking all of Western culture. Giulio Meotti, 12/18/2019, 8:23 AM
Erdogan allowing Hamas to plan attacks on Israel from Turkey

Erdogan allowing Hamas to plan attacks on Israel from Turkey

Turkey hosting Hamas terrorists and allows them to plot attacks on Israel, report claims, using Istanbul as a base of operations.David Rosenberg, 12/18/2019, 8:11 AM
Turkish ships chase Israeli ship out of Cyprus' waters

Turkish ships chase Israeli ship out of Cyprus' waters

Israeli research ship sailing with Cyprus geologist in Cyprus' waters is forced to leave the area. 'Turkey wants to show it's in charge.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2019, 10:29 PM
Turkey adds Abbas rival to list of wanted terrorists

Turkey adds Abbas rival to list of wanted terrorists

Turkish Interior Ministry offers $1.75 million reward for information on exiled former Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/13/2019, 10:29 PM
Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Senate unanimously passes resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago.Ben Ariel, 12/12/2019, 11:38 PM
ANALYSIS: Turkey's Erdogan endangering world peace

ANALYSIS: Turkey's Erdogan endangering world peace

Erdogan not only comes out against Israel, but calls for conflict between Islam and the West.Yochanan Visser, 12/10/2019, 10:15 PM
Trump considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400 purchase

Trump considering sanctioning Turkey over S-400 purchase

Trump suggests S-400 controversy with Turkey was a result of Obama's refusal to sell Ankara the Patriot system.Elad Benari, 12/4/2019, 5:51 AM
Turkey announces reward for info on Abbas rival

Turkey announces reward for info on Abbas rival

Turkey offers $700,000 for information leading to capture of former senior Fatah leader Mohammed Dahlan.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/22/2019, 10:13 PM
Turkey: US opinion on Israeli 'settlements' has no validity

Turkey: US opinion on Israeli 'settlements' has no validity

Turkish foreign minister blasts State Department's declaration that US does not view Israeli towns in Judea and Samaria as illegal.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 11/19/2019, 12:56 PM
Turkey: We'll use S-400 despite US threats

Turkey: We'll use S-400 despite US threats

Senior Turkish defense official downplays US threat of sanctions over his country's purchase of anti-missile system from Russia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2019, 6:07 AM
Turkish President Erdoğan threatens to let refugees into Europe

Turkish President Erdoğan threatens to let refugees into Europe

Threatens Turkey might be 'forced' to open border into Europe if it does not receive support it is requesting.Mordechai Sones, 11/14/2019, 7:59 AM
Turkey: We captured 'important' ISIS figure

Turkey: We captured 'important' ISIS figure

Turkey’s Interior Minister says his country captured an “important” figure within ISIS, doesn't provide details.Elad Benari, 11/14/2019, 5:45 AM
ANALYSIS: Why Trump should confront Turkey's Erdogan

ANALYSIS: Why Trump should confront Turkey's Erdogan

The time has come for Trump to rein in his Turkish counterpart following invasion of Kurdistan in Syria and anti-democratic measures at homeYochanan Visser, 11/10/2019, 10:49 PM
Turkey: Israel sought to create 'terror state' in Syria

Turkey: Israel sought to create 'terror state' in Syria

Turkish Foreign Minister claims a group of countries, led by Israel, sought to establish terrorist state in northern Syria.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2019, 2:50 AM
I am on a European-Turkish blacklist, branded an “Islamophobe” 

I am on a European-Turkish blacklist, branded an “Islamophobe” 

What a surprise it was to find my name, when reading the European Islamophobia Report funded by the EU. Seems I am considered an Islamophobe, but then Arutz Sheva must be one as well. Giulio Meotti, 11/8/2019, 3:35 PM
Turkey: ISIS leader's wife revealed 'a lot of information'

Turkey: ISIS leader's wife revealed 'a lot of information'

Turkish official says wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi revealed info about group's inner workings after her capture in June of 2018.Elad Benari, 11/8/2019, 5:38 AM
ANALYSIS: Turkey's real role in al-Baghdadi elimination revealed

ANALYSIS: Turkey's real role in al-Baghdadi elimination revealed

Did Turkey actually cooperate with the US army during the operation to eliminate ISIS terror chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?Yochanan Visser, 11/7/2019, 10:52 PM
Erdogan: We captured ISIS leader's wife

Erdogan: We captured ISIS leader's wife

Turkish President says his country captured a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2018 but "we didn't make a fuss".Elad Benari, 11/7/2019, 5:59 AM