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Hamas operating secret cyberwar, intel operation out of Turkey

Hamas operating secret cyberwar, intel operation out of Turkey

Western intelligence sources say Gaza-based terrorist group has secret cyberwarfare headquarters in Istanbul.David Rosenberg, 23/10/2020 11:35
2 Israelis injured in Istanbul plane accident

2 Israelis injured in Istanbul plane accident

There were 183 passengers on the plane which broke in two. 3 were killed, another 179 injured to varying degrees and evacuated to hospitals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2020 08:35
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, 05/02/2020 18:28
Key Syrian White Helmets backer found dead in Istanbul

Key Syrian White Helmets backer found dead in Istanbul

Founder of the Mayday Rescue group, was found dead near his home in central Istanbul; circumstances around his death were unclear.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2019 13:01
Suspected Istanbul terrorist denies charges against him

Suspected Istanbul terrorist denies charges against him

Main suspect in New Year's Day 2017 shooting attack in Istanbul denies charges in court. One of the victims in the attack was an Israeli.Elad Benari, 19/02/2019 04:08
Secret meeting, talks on aid: Contacts to renew Sudan relations

Secret meeting, talks on aid: Contacts to renew Sudan relations

Special Foreign Ministry envoy met secretly year ago in Istanbul with senior Khartoum officials to renew dialogue between two countries.Mordechai Sones, 27/11/2018 21:29
Report: Body parts of slain Saudi journalist found

Report: Body parts of slain Saudi journalist found

Cut up remains of Jamal Khashoggi reportedly found on grounds of Saudi consulate in Istanbul.Gary Willig, 23/10/2018 15:30
Saudi accused of murdering journalist dies in car crash

Saudi accused of murdering journalist dies in car crash

1 of the 15 men believed to have murdered Jamal Khashaggi in Saudi consulate reported killed in 'suspicious car crash.'Gary Willig, 18/10/2018 23:00
Report: Smartwatch documented murder of missing journalist

Report: Smartwatch documented murder of missing journalist

Turkish paper reports Jamal Khashoggi activated a smartwatch recording before entering Saudi consulate in Istanbul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2018 08:55
Columbus Day: The world turned upside down

Columbus Day: The world turned upside down

Muslims celebrate the Islamic conquest of Constantinople (1453) while 60 American cities apologize for Columbus (1492). But do you know that one of the reasons he set out was the advance of Islam? Ezequiel Doiny, 07/10/2018 08:57
Turkey humiliates Israeli ambassador

Turkey humiliates Israeli ambassador

After being ordered out of the country, Israeli ambassador to Turkey subjected to humiliating checks at Istanbul airport.Orli Harari, 16/05/2018 12:02
Report: Turkey's Jews protest gay Consul

Report: Turkey's Jews protest gay Consul

Istanbul's Jewish community is fighting, shunning, openly gay Israeli Consul, according to Yediot AhronotArutz Sheva Staff, 23/11/2017 09:48
Israeli judo team not allowed to fly to Turkey

Israeli judo team not allowed to fly to Turkey

UAE refuses to allow 12 Israeli judokas to fly to Istanbul to receive visas to compete in Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi.Gary Willig, 23/10/2017 15:25
ISIS terrorist kills police officer in Istanbul

ISIS terrorist kills police officer in Istanbul

Turkish police kill ISIS terrorist who stabbed a police officer.Elad Benari, 14/08/2017 00:04
Watch: Second anti-Israel protest outside Istanbul synagogue

Watch: Second anti-Israel protest outside Istanbul synagogue

For the second time in one week, anti-Israel protesters take their anger at Israel's security policies out on their local synagogue.JTA, 24/07/2017 14:53
Turkish extremists protest outside Istanbul synagogue

Turkish extremists protest outside Istanbul synagogue

Turkish ultra-nationalists protest outside Istanbul synagogue to denounce Israel's security measures on the Temple Mount.Ben Ariel, 21/07/2017 03:06
Report: Istanbul terrorist acted on direct orders from ISIS

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, 19/01/2017 03:35
Turkish security forces capture Istanbul terrorist

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, 16/01/2017 23:42
Turkey to continue operation in Syria

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, 03/01/2017 02:05
Israel arranges return of body of Israeli killed in Istanbul

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, 02/01/2017 17:03
ISIS claims Istanbul shooting attack

ISIS claims Istanbul shooting attack

ISIS claims Istanbul attack, says it was done to take 'revenge' on Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/01/2017 11:14
Erdogan vows to fight terror 'till the end'

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, 02/01/2017 04:36
Israeli wounded in Istanbul attack arrives in Israel

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, 01/01/2017 23:29
Body of Israeli woman recovered after Istanbul terror attack

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, 01/01/2017 15:50
Istanbul terror attack wounds Israeli woman

Istanbul terror attack wounds Israeli woman

Israeli Foreign Ministry confirms Israeli woman moderately wounded in Istanbul attack.Chana Roberts, 01/01/2017 13:36
Istanbul survivor: I heard shooting and lay on the floor

Istanbul survivor: I heard shooting and lay on the floor

Israeli victim of Istanbul attack describes shooting in detail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2017 13:27
39 dead in attack on Istanbul nightclub

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, 01/01/2017 02:24
Death toll in Istanbul explosions climbs to 29

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, 11/12/2016 03:54
Terror attack in Istanbul kills 13

Terror attack in Istanbul kills 13

Explosion near Istanbul stadium kills 13, injures dozens more.Chana Roberts, 10/12/2016 22:16
I discovered my 'morphine angel' on television

I discovered my 'morphine angel' on 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, 08/09/2016 12:45
Failed coup leaves Istanbul synagogues half empty

Failed coup leaves Istanbul synagogues half empty

Turkish Jewish community member describes tensions in Istanbul as news of attempted coup arrives over Friday night meal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2016 12:03
Turkey charges 13 over Istanbul airport attack

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, 04/07/2016 05:13
22 arrested over Ataturk Airport attack

22 arrested over 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, 30/06/2016 17:52
Peres: My heart is with the Turkish people

Peres: My heart is with the Turkish people

President Shimon Peres responds to the attack in Istanbul that left 41 dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2016 12:21
Trump on Turkey attack: When will the world learn?

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, 29/06/2016 04:16
'Everyone was fleeing and stepping on one another'

'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, 29/06/2016 02:20
Istanbul bomber did not target Israelis

Istanbul bomber did not target Israelis

Suicide bomber claims he was trying to harm tourism in Turkey in general - not kill 3 Israeli victims.JTA, 26/04/2016 22:53
Three wounded in Istanbul explosion

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, 09/04/2016 23:31
'Terrorist Israel' scrawled on Turkish synagogue

'Terrorist Israel' scrawled on Turkish synagogue

Anti-Israel vandals target synagogue in historic Jewish quarter of Istanbul.Cynthia Blank, 21/01/2016 12:28
Turkey arrests three suspects in Tuesday's bombing

Turkey arrests three suspects in Tuesday's bombing

Turkey has arrested three suspects, all of whom are Russian and allegedly have ties to ISIS.Raphael Poch, 13/01/2016 11:11
Suicide bombing rocks central Istanbul square

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, 12/01/2016 13:40
Five wounded in Istanbul metro station blast

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, 01/12/2015 18:50
Gunmen Fire on US Consulate in Istanbul

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, 10/08/2015 08:40
Seven Wounded in Bomb Attack in Istanbul

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, 10/08/2015 05:15
ISIS Jihadists Arrested in Istanbul for First Time

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, 10/07/2015 13:40
Turkey Turns Tear Gas, Water Cannons on Gay Parade

Turkey Turns 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, 29/06/2015 08:22
Don't Fly Connections Before Shabbat

Don't Fly 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, 19/04/2015 19:37
Armed Men Seize Office of Erdogan's Party

Armed Men Seize Office of Erdogan's Party

Two intruders burst into district office of AKP in Istanbul, day after prosecutor taken hostage and killed in the city.Ari Yashar, 01/04/2015 12:25
Bomber was 'Widow of Norwegian ISIS Jihadist'

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, 16/01/2015 12:47
Armed Attacker Arrested Outside Turkish PM Office

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, 01/01/2015 17:07
Watch: Turkish Leftists Attack US Sailors

Watch: Turkish Leftists Attack US Sailors

Video footage shows US Navy sailors surrounded by anti-American mob in Istanbul in shocking assault.Ari Soffer, 12/11/2014 22:45
Istanbul Store Bans Entry to 'Jew Dogs'

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, 08/09/2014 14:02
6 Killed as Turkish Gov't Accused of Vote-Rigging

6 Killed as Turkish Gov't Accused of Vote-Rigging

Local election candidates battle it out with knives and clubs, as opposition activists say Erdogan rigging the polls.Ari Soffer, 30/03/2014 14:48
Protests Rage in Turkey over Internet Censorship

Protests Rage in Turkey over Internet Censorship

Turkish police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters demonstrating against invasive Internet laws.Tova Dvorin, 09/02/2014 08:39
Turkish Court Orders Release of Lawmaker

Turkish Court Orders Release of Lawmaker

Jailed Turkish journalist and lawmaker released after more than four years in prison over his alleged involvement in a coup plot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2013 06:28
Israeli Dr., Child Stuck in Istanbul with Bad Visa

Israeli Dr., 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, 25/07/2013 15:05
3,000 Protesters Aim at Istanbul’s Taksim Square

3,000 Protesters Aim at 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, 07/07/2013 16:08