Erdogan Signs Decree Allowing Hagia Sophia to Be Used as a Mosque Again

This post was originally published on this siteISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a decree Friday ordering Hagia Sophia to be opened for Muslim prayers, an action likely to

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Trial of 20 Saudis in killing of columnist Jamal Khashoggi opens in Turkey

This post was originally published on this siteISTANBUL — Turkey opened a trial into the death of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul on Friday, accusing 20 Saudi citizens in

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Trial of 20 Saudis in Jamal Khashoggi Killing Opens in Turkey

This post was originally published on this siteISTANBUL — Turkey opened a trial into the death of the Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul on Friday, charging 20 Saudi citizens in

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Turkey Court Sentences US Consulate Employee to Over 8 Years in Prison

This post was originally published on this siteISTANBUL — An Istanbul court sentenced on Thursday a U.S. Consulate employee to more than eight years in prison on charges of aiding an armed

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Istanbul Death Toll Hints Turkey Is Hiding a Wider Coronavirus Calamity

ISTANBUL — For weeks President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has presented Turkey’s performance in handling the coronavirus as one of the world’s most successful, as he maintained strict

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Turkey Orders All Citizens to Wear Masks as Infections Rise

This post was originally published on this siteISTANBUL — Turkey has ordered all citizens to wear masks when shopping or visiting crowded public places and announced that it will deliver

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Turkey Indicts 20 Saudis in Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing

This post was originally published on this siteISTANBUL — Turkish officials on Wednesday announced the indictments of 20 Saudi nationals on charges of murder and incitement to murder in the

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Turkey Declares Major Offensive Against Syrian Government

This post was originally published on this siteISTANBUL — Turkey said on Sunday that it was launching a major counteroffensive against the Syrian government, for the first time openly

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Turkey ‘Opened the Doors’ for Migrants Into Europe, Erdogan Says

This post was originally published on this siteISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey declared on Saturday that he had opened his country’s borders for migrants to cross

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Turkey Vows to Resist Attacks on Its Forces in Syria

This post was originally published on this siteISTANBUL — Turkey vowed on Friday to resist further aggression against its troops in northwestern Syria, a day after Russian or Syrian air and

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