Islam In Turkey

Arab-Israeli, Turkish citizen arrested for aiding Hamas

They were arrested last month in Israel on suspicion of laundering funds and aiding the terrorist group.

Man sits in front of Turkish flag
Is Turkey’s main opposition starting to act like one?

Even under heavy government censorship and alleged election fraud Turkish opposition might surge forward, unless a total crackdown by the government is commenced.

TURKISH PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Europe says ‘no’ to Turkey

EU report slams into the usage of state of emergency in Turkey,claims it fosters a climate of fear among ordinary people.

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Germany condemns Turkish criticism of new liberal mosque

Germany is home to an estimated 4 million people of Turkish origin.

By REUTERS
23/06/2017
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Turkey's Erdogan stakes his claim to Jerusalem

Jerusalem affords Turkey’s leaders a destination, to renew talk of “Al-Aqsa” and the need to play a role in the Israel-Palestinian negotiations.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses during an attempted coup in Istanbul, Turkey July 16, 201
Turkish President: We will protect against the Judaization of Jerusalem

Comments come on the heels of statements Erdogan made Monday, blasting Israel for "killing children." Knesset speaker says Erdogan was and continues to be an "enemy."

By JPOST.COM STAFF , TOVAH LAZAROFF
09/05/2017
Supporters listen to the speech by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during a rally for the upcoming
Analysis: Did Erdogan just win a sixty-year political struggle in Turkey?

The roots of the “yes” vote, which the government barely won, are much deeper and the election is symbolically part of a decades old revolution in the country.

Mavi Marmara
Turkish court dismisses case brought by victims of Israeli raid

Israel agreed to pay out $20 million to the families of those killed on the vessel, a crucial element in the restoration of ties.

By REUTERS
09/12/2016
Orhan Buyruk
Turkish national arrested at Ben Gurion, suspected of security offenses

The 32-year-old is the owner of a tourism company and it was reportedly not his first visit to Israel. Previous visits had been uneventful.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
19/10/2016
Saudi Arabia - Women praying
Conservative Saudi Arabia sees skyrocketing divorces

Arranged marriages and segregation of sexes contribute to increase in divorce.

By KATIE BEITER / THE MEDIA LINE
03/10/2016
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