Gulf Times - Turkey
Turkey tells Israel's Istanbul consul to leave in escalating row

Turkey tells Israel's Istanbul consul to leave in escalating row

The Turkish foreign ministry has told the consul to leave Turkey "for a period of time", the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

All Islamic nations hit by GCC crisis, says Turkish FM

All Islamic nations hit by GCC crisis, says Turkish FM

The Turkish foreign minister also discussed the position of his country on some of the current Arab issues.

Turkey detains 150 soldiers over alleged Gulen links

Turkey detains 150 soldiers over alleged Gulen links

Turkish police detained 150 soldiers over alleged links to the US-based preacher who Ankara says orchestrated an attempted coup in 2016, state-run Anadolu news agency said on Friday.

Turkey detains dozens of air force personnel over Gulen links

Turkey detains dozens of air force personnel over Gulen links

Turkish police detained 65 suspects on Thursday in an operation targeting air force personnel accused of links to the US-based preacher whom Ankara says orchestrated an attempted coup in 2016 ...

Turkey vote won't be credible with emergency rules in place: UN

Turkey vote won't be credible with emergency rules in place: UN

Turkey's upcoming presidential elections will not be credible unless the country lifts restrictive emergency measures imposed following a failed 2016 coup, the United Nations human rights chief said Wednesday.

Turkish trial resumes of US pastor on terror-related charges

Turkish trial resumes of US pastor on terror-related charges

The Turkish trial resumed on Monday of US pastor Andrew Brunson who faces up to 35 years in jail on terror and spy charges in a case condemned by the United States.

Ankara floods sweep away more than 100 cars

Ankara floods sweep away more than 100 cars

Heavy rains and storms have caused serious damage to the Turkish capital Ankara, especially the suburban district of Mamak.

Turkey says it will retaliate if US halts weapons sales

Turkey says it will retaliate if US halts weapons sales

Turkey will retaliate if the United States enacts a proposed law that would halt weapons sales to the country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday.

Turkey pro-Kurdish party ex-leader to run for president

Turkey pro-Kurdish party ex-leader to run for president

Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party on Wednesday said its charismatic former leader Selahattin Demirtas would be its candidate for president in polls next month, even though he is currently jailed and on trial in several legal cases.

Athens to modernize 85 fighter planes amid tension with Turkey

Athens to modernize 85 fighter planes amid tension with Turkey

Greece plans to modernize a total of 85 outdated F-16 fighter aircraft amid tensions with neighbouring Turkey, the government said.

Russia, Turkey, Iran hold Syria talks

Russia, Turkey, Iran hold Syria talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday hosted his Iranian and Turkey counterparts for talks on Syria in the wake of an alleged chemical attack that has exposed differences between the three powers.

Qatar Airways to display A350-1000, G650 ER at Eurasia Airshow

Qatar Airways to display A350-1000, G650 ER at Eurasia Airshow

The airline will be displaying the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft, the Airbus A350-1000, and the Gulfstream G650 ER at the air show.