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Turkey issues arrest warrant for YouTuber due to ‘insulting’ comments about Islam, Prophet

Turkish Justice Minister Yılmaz Tunç has announced the issuance of an arrest warrant for a popular YouTuber whose remarks on Islam and the Prophet...

Pro-gov’t media outlets least trusted in Turkey, according to global report

A report by Oxford University's Reuters Institute has revealed that pro-government media outlets in Turkey, which are frequently criticized for acting as the propaganda...

Erdoğan blames ‘pandemic, wars,’ for high inflation, vows to reduce it to single digits

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pointed to the COVID pandemic, wars in the world and “global crises” as the causes of inflation in the...

Turkey has conducted nearly 1,000 attacks in Iraqi Kurdistan in 2024: rights group

The Turkish Armed Forces have launched nearly 1,000 strikes within the territory of Iraqi Kurdistan this year, the Shafaq news website reported on Saturday,...

Fire on Turkish ship in Haifa started in engine room, not a missile attack: report

Images showing a Turkish-owned ship docked at the Port of Haifa on fire were falsely used to claim that a strike by Lebanese militant...

Turkish writer, son accused of fleeing after fatal car accident arrested in US: report

US authorities on Friday arrested a Turkish author and her 16-year-old son wanted by Turkey on charges that he was involved in a fatal...

Turkey arrested 1,595 people in a year over Gülen links: minister

Turkish Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya announced at a press briefing on Thursday that since June 2023, Turkish authorities have carried out a total of...

Prosecutor who investigated murder of former Grey Wolves leader demoted

The High Council of Judges and Prosecutors (HSK) has demoted Durdu Özer, the prosecutor who led the investigation into the assassination of former Grey...

Turkish internet celebrity faces prison for spreading disinformation about 2023 earthquakes

Turkish social media celebrity Oğuzhan Uğur is facing a prison sentence of up to four-and-a-half years due to social media posts in the aftermath...

Saudi Arabia deports thousands of Turkish pilgrims above quota after complaints by Diyanet

Saudi officials have deported thousands of Turks who traveled to Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj pilgrimage this year due to complaints by Turkish...

Erdoğan rebukes Spanish journalist over question on jailed dissidents Demirtaş, Kavala

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan reprimanded a Spanish journalist for “defending terrorists” when asked about European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) rulings Turkey has...

Dutch court releases jailed Kurdish journalist facing extradition to Germany

A Kurdish journalist who has been under arrest in the Netherlands since May 23 and faces the risk of extradition to Germany has been...

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