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Extraordinary summit of OIC on Palestine to be held in Istanbul, Friday

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will hold an extraordinary summit in Istanbul on Friday to discuss “the latest serious developments in the State of Palestine.”

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Brother of Istanbul attack victim: ‘No faith in justice’

A year ago, doorman Fatih Cakmak was shot dead during a terrorist attack at the Reina nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey. His family members regard him as a hero — but they feel abandoned in their grief.

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At the Istanbul summit, Rouhani urges Muslim countries to unite against Israel

Days after US President Donald Trump declared his controversial decision to recognize al-Quds as the capital of Israel, Muslim leaders were gathered together at an extraordinary OIC meeting in Istanbul to unify their positions regarding the issue.

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Turkish, Palestinian presidents meet in Istanbul

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday met his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas in Istanbul.

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Turkey court keeps regional Amnesty chief behind bars

An Istanbul court ruled on Nov. 22 that the head of Amnesty International in Turkey should remain in prison, in a controversial case against human rights activists, the British campaigning group said.

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US, Turkey mutually suspend visa services in escalating row

The United States and Turkey have scaled back visa issuing services in each other’s countries in a deepening diplomatic row sparked by the arrest of a Turkish staffer at the American mission in Istanbul.

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Over 70 people detained in Turkey as part of fight against IS

Seventy four people got detained in Istanbul on suspicion of being connected to the Islamic State terrorist organization (IS, ISIL, Daesh), says the message of the city’s police department.

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Anti-Erdogan marchers arrive in Istanbul for mass protest

Tens of thousands of Turkish citizens have marched an arduous 250 miles over three weeks for a protest in Istanbul on Sunday, to demand their government loosen its stranglehold on the country’s democracy.

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۱۸ suspects detained over alleged links to ISIL in Istanbul

Some 18 people were detained in simultaneous raids around Istanbul over alleged links to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on June 11, Doğan News Agency has reported.

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Over 300 Afghans and Syrians evacuated from Istanbul neighborhood after killing of local

Over 300 people of Afghan and Syrian origin were evacuated from an Istanbul neighborhood on May 16 amid rising tension after the killing of a local man by a foreign resident on May 14, Doğan News agency has reported.

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Russian Defensive Systems to Help Protect Turkish Border

Representatives of more than 800 arms manufacturers from 74 countries took part in the International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF) that was held in Istanbul, Turkey, from May 9 to May 12.

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Police and demonstrators clash in Istanbul on May Day

Police and groups of demonstrators on May 1 engaged in scuffles on May Day in Turkey, as detentions were reported across Istanbul.

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Two people detained in Istanbul’s Taksim Square on May 1

Two people who wanted to unfurl a banner for the May 1 Worker’s Day celebrations have been detained in Istanbul’s Taksim Square by police.

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Australia Warns Citizens Against Traveling to Turkey Amid Terror Threat

The Australian government called on its citizens on Thursday to reconsider their plans to travel to the Turkish cities of Ankara and Istanbul amid a heightened terrorist threat ahead of commemorative events in Turkey, the country’s Veterans Affairs Minister Dan Tehan said.

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Palestinians abroad create new political entity

After two days of meetings in the Turkish city of Istanbul, the organisers of the Palestinians Abroad Conference have established a new political entity to represent Palestinian diaspora communities and strive for greater Palestinian rights.

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Foreign powers performing ‘earthquake tests’ near Istanbul to destroy economy: Ankara mayor

Recent earthquakes in the western province of Çanakkale could have been organized by dark external powers aiming to destroy Turkey’s economy with an “artificial earthquake” near Istanbul, Ankara Mayor Melih Gökçek has claimed.

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