Sunday, October 04, 2015
Pregnant Muslim woman attacked in Canada
A pregnant Muslim woman has been a victim of a suspected Islamophobic attack on Tuesday in Canada's French-speaking Montreal, as two teenagers approached the woman from behind... More
PKK kidnaps 2 Turkish soldiers in Turkey's eastern Tunceli province
PKK terrorists have kidnapped two Turkish soldiers in Turkey's eastern Tunceli province, Turkish Armed Forces said in a statement on Saturday.
According to the statement,... More
Turkish national hockey player falls victim to violence against women in the US
Dilara Elysse Özen, 25 year-old Turkish national hockey player residing in the U.S., was found murdered in her house in Philadelphia on Saturday.
Özen's body was found... More
Vatican sacks gay priest
The Vatican dismissed a priest from his post in a Holy See office on Saturday after he told a newspaper he was gay and urged the Catholic Church to change its stance on homosexuality.
Key nations urge Russia to cease airstrikes
Russia bombed Syria for a third day on Friday, mainly hitting areas held by opposition groups, rather than ISIS fighters it said it was targeting. In a joint letter signed by seven key countries, Moscow has been urged to cease its airstrikes More
76 year-old driver shoots his own action movie in the wrong lane
A driver who entered in the wrong lane and continued driving without care in northwestern Turkey was captured by surveillance cameras, along with a couple of near missed... More
Teachers undeterred in face of terror threats
Despite terrorism disrupting daily life in southeastern and eastern Turkey, educators remain undaunted in their struggle to educate regions' youth, where literacy rates are low More
US-led coalition carries out 27 airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria
The U.S.-led coalition targeted ISIS insurgents in 27 air strikes in Iraq and Syria on Friday, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Saturday.
Seventeen of the attacks... More
- Syrian Crisis
'Russian approach to Syria is recipe for disaster'
US President Barack Obama warned Friday that Russia's military engagement in Syria in support of strongman Bashar al-Assad is a "recipe for disaster," though Washington could... More
Palestinian child shot by Israeli settler in West Bank
A 6-year-old Palestinian boy has reportedly been shot by an Israeli settler in the West Bank on Saturday, according to local media.
The Palestinian Ma'an news agency quoted... More
Turkish security forces kill 17 PKK terrorists
Turkish security sources say the country's military has killed 17 people they identified as members of the PKK terrorist organization.
An operation against the PKK in the... More
Turkish court accepts indictment in Tahşiye case
A Turkish court on Friday accepted prosecutor Hasan Yılmaz's indictment accusing 33 Gülen-affiliated suspects of fabricating evidence against a religious group called Tahşiye.
YSK decides not to relocate ballot boxes
Turkey's Supreme Board of Elections (YSK) overruled Saturday ballot box relocation demands made by local election boards due to security concerns in the country's eastern... More
Jordanian lawmaker's son joins ISIS
A Jordanian parliament member says his son carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq just three months after the family failed to prevent him from joining ISIS.
Jordan is part... More
PKK remote control bomb kills one civilian, injures two
A civilian has died, two others were injured when PKK terrorists detonated a bomb by remote control in Turkey's southeastern province of Bitlis on late Saturday.
US-based FIFA sponsors ask Blatter to quit immediately
Major sponsors have increased the pressure on FIFA president Joseph "Sepp" Blatter to resign immediately amid a Swiss criminal investigation against him. FIFA's U.S. based... More
PKK terrorists abduct 2 soldiers in Turkey's east
Two soldiers were kidnapped by PKK terrorists on Saturday in Turkey's eastern Tunceli province.
According to a daily statement from Turkish General Staff on their official... More
2 Israelis, 1 Palestinian killed after Jerusalem stabbing
At least two Israelis and a suspected Palestinian assailant have been killed in Jerusalem on Saturday, police said.
Police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld said the Palestinian... More
Suicide, car bomb attacks kill 18 in northern Baghdad
Two bomb attacks killed 18 people and injured 51 in Baghdad on Saturday, security officials said.
Fifteen people were killed and 40 injured in a car bomb attack followed... More
'Russian bombs in Syria hit moderate opposition'
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said Russian airstrikes in Syria have targeted moderate opposition forces, not ISIS.
Erdoğan made the remarks in a televised... More
Orthodox woman sues gym after being thrown out
An Orthodox Jewish woman sued a New York based health-club chain founded by a Soviet Jew for religious discrimination after not being allowed to wear knee-length skirts while... More
The hajj journey of black Americans 50 years after Malcolm X
For black American Muslims, this year's Hajj brought a significant landmark, the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's death, coming at a time when the debate over race in the United States is at its most heated in decades. He underwent a transformative experience on the Hajj, seeing the potential for racial coexistence More
Turkey major energy hub in region: US Energy Sec.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz said Turkey is already a major country for oil and gas in the region, is internally well positioned to become an energy hub and continues... More
Hungarian church thanks God for fending off refugees
The church in a southern Hungarian diocese heavily affected by an influx of refugees has thanked the right-wing government for regarding its effort to seal Hungary's borders... More