Posts Tagged ‘turkiye’

The Turkiye–Israel trade boom: Talk is cheap, but money talks

MAR 14, 2024 While denouncing Israel’s actions in Gaza as a ‘genocide’ and ‘inhumane,’ Erdogan is stealthily supplying Israel and its military forces with all the necessary goods to keep on ticking. Muslim-majority countries have been especially vocal amid the global condemnation directed toward Israel for its genocidal war on Gaza. For obvious reasons, Muslim […]

Turkiye ready to send Palestinians aid but ‘very difficult’ to deliver

Turkiye is prepared to send humanitarian aid to Palestinians hit by the conflict centred on Gaza, but it is very hard to deliver it under the current circumstances, a Turkish Defence Ministry official said on Thursday, Reuters reports. According to the report, after a surprise attack by Hamas militants from the Gaza Strip on Israel […]

Turkiye: Erdogan says lasting peace only achievable with Palestinian state

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said yesterday that lasting peace in the Middle East is only possible through the settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, including the establishment of a Palestinian State with East Jerusalem as its capital, Anadolu news agency reported. Speaking at the opening ceremony of St. Ephrem Syriac Ancient Orthodox Church in Yesilkoy on the […]

Turkiye detains 20 after Ankara bombing

Security forces in Turkiye have detained twenty people suspected of having links to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which claimed responsibility for Sunday’s suicide bombing outside the interior ministry’s headquarters in the capital, Ankara. According to Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya on Monday, more than two dozen “operations” were carried out in Istanbul and Kirklareli, a […]

Turkiye charity sends more humanitarian aid to war-torn Sudan

The Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH), a Turkish charity, on Thursday said it sent 30 new containers with relief supplies to the needy in war-torn Sudan, Anadolu Agency reports. The new package is part of IHH’s continuing aid campaign, which was launched in June, and includes food items, blankets, hygiene kits, clothes and wheelchairs. The organisation […]

Turkiye captures 439 irregular migrants, rescues 102 in same day

Turkish security forces captured 439 irregular migrants Friday while an additional 102 on two faulty boats that suffered engine failure off the country’s Aegean coast were rescued by coast guard forces, according to a statement, Anadolu reports. Eighty-four migrants were saved off the coast of western Izmir’s Urla and Foca districts while 18 were rescued […]

Turkiye: Tourists at Yalova’s waterfall and pool

Tourists visit the Turkish city of Yalova’s natural waterfall and pool Source

Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu to visit Turkiye – President Erdogan

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu will visit Turkiye, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports. I told him (Netanyahu), ‘We are expecting you first, and then I will pay a visit to Israel with my delegation’, and we agreed on that Erdogan told reporters during his visit to New York. “We will […]

Turkiye Erdogan says he does not agree with others’ negative approach toward Putin

Turkish President, Tayyip Erdogan, said he does not agree with the negative approach other leaders are showing towards his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, Turkish broadcasters quoted him as saying on Thursday, Reuters reports. Speaking to reporters in New York after attending the United Nations General Assembly, Erdogan said Russia was not a country that could […]

Turkiye supports potential Saudi-Israel normalisation, Erdogan says

Turkiye would support a normalisation deal between Saudi Arabia and Israel, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is reported to have emphasised. According to the London-based news outlet, Middle East Eye, Erdogan held a private press briefing with journalists and analysts in New York yesterday, during his trip to the United States in order to attend […]

Alibaba unveils $2bn Turkiye investment in Erdogan meeting

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. announced plans to invest $2 billion in Turkiye after a meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Bloomberg reports. According to the report, the head of the Chinese giant, Michael Evans, made the announcement after the meeting in Istanbul on Friday, according to a statement from its Turkish unit Trendyol. He indicated that the company has […]

Turkiye in energy talks with UAE on hydrogen production, offshore wind facility

Turkiye is currently in talks with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the production of hydrogen and the construction of an offshore wind facility, as Ankara continues to build on its restored relationship with the Gulf state. In July, following Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s prominent visit to the UAE the previous month, the two […]

Turkiye: Crypto boss sentenced to 11,196 years in jail

A disgraced Turkish crypto founder and his two brothers who fled to Albania have been sentenced to 11,196 years in jail each, Anadolu Agency reported on Thursday. Delivering its verdict late on Thursday, the court in Istanbul sentenced Faruk Fatih Ozer, founder of Thodex, and his two brothers to similar-length jail terms, finding them guilty […]

Turkiye strongest economic partner for UAE: Ambassador

Turkiye is the UAE’s strongest economic partner, the Emirati Ambassador to Ankara said Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports. Speaking to reporters in Istanbul, Saeed Thani Al Dhaheri said his country will host the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28) from 30 November to 12 December. The Ambassador […]

Turkiye, Mozambique sign defence cooperation deal

Turkiye and Mozambique signed a defence cooperation agreement, the President of the Turkish Defence Industry Agency said Thursday, Anadolu Agency reports. “We are determined to fly the flag of our defence industry in Africa,” Haluk Gorgun wrote on X. The agreement was signed by Gorgun, and Mozambique’s Defence Minister, Cristovao Artur Chume, at the Agency […]

Turkiye third Arctic Ocean expedition transforms into hub for international scientists

This year marked a significant milestone as Turkiye’s third Arctic expedition opened its doors to foreign scientists for the first time, fostering international collaboration in the heart of the Ocean, Anadolu Agency reports. In the spirit of international bilateral cooperation, scientists from Brazil, the Czech Republic and Norway established a unique laboratory in the Arctic […]

Hot Air Balloon collides with mosque minaret in Turkiye

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UK, Turkiye ‘step up joint operations’ targeting human trafficking gangs’ tactics – British Premier

UK and Turkiye are “stepping up joint operations” to target human trafficking tactics across Europe, the British Prime Minister said Wednesday, Anadolu Agency reports. Responding to a question at the House of Commons about the supply chain of small boats, often referred as dinghies, Rishi Sunak said everything must be done “to stop the boats […]

Russia says it will have talks with Turkiye about alternative to Black Sea deal

Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, and his Turkish counterpart, Hakan Fidan, will discuss a proposal by Moscow for an alternative to the Black Sea grain deal when they meet this week, Lavrov’s Ministry said on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Under the plan, Russia would send a million tons of grain to Turkiye at a discounted price, with financial […]

Turkiye commemorates 101st anniversary of Victory Day

Turkiye, on Wednesday, commemorated the 101st anniversary of its Victory Day, marking the decisive defeat of the occupying Greek army in the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922, Anadolu Agency reports. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, senior government and high-ranking military officials, and the opposition leader laid a wreath at Anitkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, […]

Ankara evacuates more than 1,200 people as Greece wildfires spread to Turkiye

Nine villages and more than 1,200 people have been evacuated as wildfires, raging in Greece, spread to neighbouring Turkiye, local media reports. According to the report, the wildfires raging in Greece are also affecting neighbouring border province of Canakkale in Turkiye. More than 1,500 hectares have burned, and 48 people had to be treated for […]

UK, Turkiye strike deal to ‘disrupt and dismantle’ human smuggling gangs

The UK and Turkiye have struck an agreement to "disrupt and dismantle" human smuggling and trafficking gangs across Europe, as well as the supply of small boat parts. The British Government announced its support for establishing an operational "centre of excellence" by Turkiye's national police last night, which aims to strengthen collaboration between Turkiye-based staff […]

Turkiye calls for preventing ‘heinous acts’ that target Islam

Turkiye's National Security Council on Wednesday called for preventing the acts that target Islam under the "guise of freedom of expression.", reports Anadolu Agency. The council said that states that do not fulfil their responsibilities in preventing "heinous acts" that are described as hate crimes by the UN and offend nearly 2 billion Muslims are asked […]

All eyes on Turkiye as olive, olive oil production in Europe threatened by drought

While olive and olive oil output in Europe, especially in Spain, is in crisis due to the drought, Turkiye aims to boost its market share with establishing new production and export strategies, Anadolu Agency reports. Close to achieving a $1-billion olive oil exports record, Turkiye focused on value-added production and sales, according to data compiled […]

Turkiye, Qatar to launch joint investment for chip production

Turkiye and Qatar will launch a joint investment for semiconductor production, the Turkish Industry and Technology Minister said on Friday, Anadolu Agency reports. “Qatar decided to move its investment for producing 65-nanometer chips to Turkiye. It is projected to be worth over $60 million,” Mehmet Fatih Kacir said at a news conference in the capital, […]

Turkiye’s Erdogan slams Sweden after Quran burnt

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday slammed Sweden after it allowed a copy of the Quran to be burnt in Stockholm and said Ankara would never bow down to a policy of provocation or threat, Reuters reported. "We will teach the arrogant Western people that it is not freedom of expression to insult the sacred values of […]

Turkiye forces block group of 40 migrants attempted to be sent by Greece

Turkish security forces blocked the entry of a group of around 40 migrants who were attempted to be sent to Turkiye by Greece on Thursday, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said, Anadolu reports. In a statement, the ministry said that Turkish troops detected a group of approximately 40 people advancing toward the Turkish border in […]

Turkiye calls on international community to cooperate on safe, voluntary return of Syria refugees

Turkiye has called on the international community to cooperate with it in achieving the voluntary and safe return of Syrian refugees to their country, as Ankara continues to make their return a key policy goal. A statement issued on Thursday evening by Turkiye's National Security Council emphasised the importance of the international community's cooperation on […]

Turkiye joins International Conference on Great Lakes Region

As of May, Turkiye joined the group of friends and special representatives of the International Conference on The Great Lakes Region (ICGLR), the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, Anadolu News Agency reports. “Our African Partnership Policy enjoys an important place in Turkiye’s multi-dimensional, enterprising and humanitarian foreign policy. In this context, improving our cooperation with […]

Turkiye set for presidential runoff, as neither Erdogan nor Kilicdaroglu secure 50% of the vote

Turkiye is set to have a runoff between current President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and main opposition rival, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, later this month, as both candidates failed to secure the necessary 50 per cent of total votes in yesterday's presidential election. According to a statement today by Ahmet Yener, the head of the High Election Board, […]

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