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Turkish President Slams Trump’s Al-Quds Move as ’Provocation’
10 Dec 2017 06:27

Turkish President Slams Trump’s Al-Quds Move as ’Provocation’

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed US President Donald Trump’s announcement on recognizing occupied al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of Israeli regime, saying the move was a "provocation."

 
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
4 Dec 2017 17:49

US Uses ISIS, PKK, Oppositions to Punish Turkey for Not Submitting to Its Plots: Erdogan

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized US claims that Turkey evaded sanctions against Iran, saying that the Washington is trying to discredit Ankara for “not submitting to its scenarios”.

 
What’s Behind Turkish Signal for Normalization of Ties with Egypt?
2 Dec 2017 12:28

What’s Behind Turkish Signal for Normalization of Ties with Egypt?

Islam Times - Following Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula mosque attack that killed over 300 people last week, waves of reactions and sympathy messages poured towards the Egyptian nation and government.

 
Turkish Leaders’ Pessimism towards US Promise to Stop Arming Syrian Kurds
29 Nov 2017 21:39

Turkish Leaders’ Pessimism towards US Promise to Stop Arming Syrian Kurds

Islam Times - Now that the ISIS terrorist group has met end of its life in its stronghold Syria, the regional and international actors are struggling to maximize the risks they might face in a future Syria and at the same time garner the largest possible opportunities to their interests and security....

 
Why Are Turkey-West Bonds Breaking?
24 Nov 2017 21:17

Why Are Turkey-West Bonds Breaking?

Islam Times - The strategic alliance between Turkey and the US was an unquestionable concept since the end of Second World War and until the early years of the 2000s. But since 2002 when Justice and Development Party (AKP) rose to power in Turkey with its Islamic mindset marked the first signs of crack ...

 
Erdogan does not rule out contact with Assad
24 Nov 2017 12:17

Erdogan does not rule out contact with Assad

Islam times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has not ruled out possible contact with Bashar Assad, signaling a break with his long-held opposition to the Syrian president’s role in the Arab country’s future.

 
Turkish President Visiting Qatar after Kuwait with Regional Crisis on Agenda
14 Nov 2017 23:59

Turkish President Visiting Qatar after Kuwait with Regional Crisis on Agenda

Islam times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Qatar on Tuesday to discuss the Persian Gulf crisis as well as Ankara's bilateral relations with Doha.

 
Turkish President Slams Saudi Crown Prince Over ’Moderate Islam’
11 Nov 2017 07:11

Turkish President Slams Saudi Crown Prince Over ’Moderate Islam’

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has indirectly lashed out at Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman over his promotion of the so called moderate Islam saying the Saudi official is ignorant of Islam.

 
Turkey says Russia has postponed Syria peace conference
5 Nov 2017 15:35

Turkey says Russia has postponed Syria peace conference

Islam times - Turkey says the Kremlin has decided to postpone a planned peace conference on Syria that was scheduled to be held in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi on November 18.

 
Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria over phone
29 Oct 2017 08:24

Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria over phone

Islam times – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed the ongoing war in Syria over the phone on Saturday.

 
Turkey Denies Banks Face US Penalties over Iran Business
22 Oct 2017 16:16

Turkey Denies Banks Face US Penalties over Iran Business

Islam times - Turkey has denied a recent report that said some Turkish banks face heavy penalties from US authorities for alleged violations of Iran sanctions.

 
Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria in phone call
21 Oct 2017 10:55

Putin, Erdogan discuss Syria in phone call

Islam times - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed an upcoming meeting of the Astana process on the Syrian conflict in the Kazakh capital in late October, the Kremlin said on Saturday.

 
A handout picture released by the Turkish Presidential Press Office and taken on September 28, 2017 shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) shaking hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Complex in Ankara during an official visit. (Via AFP)
14 Oct 2017 04:39

Ankara had talks with Moscow on Russia’s S-500 missile system: Erdogan

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara has had talks with Moscow over Russia’s S-500 surface-to-air missile defense systems, announcing that Turkey has also no “problem” with the Kremlin over its previous deal on receiving batteries of S-400 systems.

 
One student killed, 2 wounded in Istanbul gun attack
14 Oct 2017 04:22

One student killed, 2 wounded in Istanbul gun attack

Islam Times - A man in Turkey has shot dead a female student and wounded two other students in a school in Istanbul.

 
Syrian Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem
12 Oct 2017 04:31

Turkey’s Military Presence in Syria Illegal: Foreign Minister

Islam Times - Syria's foreign minister says we still and will always consider the Turkish military presence in the country as illegal.

 
This undated photo shows German journalist Mesale Tolu with her three-year-old son.
12 Oct 2017 03:52

German journalist remanded in custody in Turkey

Islam Times - A court in Turkey has remanded in custody a German journalist over terrorism charges in what could further escalate tensions between the country and the German government.

 
Turkish riot police detain protesters in Ankara on September 14, 2017 during the trial of two Turkish teachers, who went on a hunger strike over their dismissal following last year
11 Oct 2017 09:25

Turkey sentences WSJ reporter to two years in prison

Islam Times - American daily Wall Street Journal (WSJ) says Turkey has sentenced one of its reporters to two years in prison on charges of engaging in terrorist propaganda.

 
Erdogan’s Short, Long-Term Strategy for Dealing with Kurdish Breakaway Bid
11 Oct 2017 07:19

Erdogan’s Short, Long-Term Strategy for Dealing with Kurdish Breakaway Bid

Islam Times - In the recent days, especially before and after Turkish President's last week visit to Iran and negotiations with top Iranian officials, the Turkish media reported that Ankara was struggling to design a roadmap aimed at confronting the independence referendum of the Iraqi Kurdistan region....

 
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan reviews the guard of honor on his arrival in Ukraine, on October 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
10 Oct 2017 07:34

Erdogan says US visa suspension ‘upsetting’

Islam Times - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced as “upsetting” Washington’s decision to suspend non-immigrant visa services for Turkish nationals at US diplomatic facilities in Turkey.

 
Russian S-400 missile systems are seen riding through Red Square during the Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Russia, on May 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
10 Oct 2017 06:04

Turkey may find other partners if Russia reluctant to share S-400 technology: Cavusoglu

Islam Times - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Ankara may cancel its deal with Russia on acquiring the Russian S-400 missile systems and seek a deal with other partners if Moscow is reluctant to share the technology of its most advanced air defense system with the Anatolian country.