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WATCH: Close Call in Bosphorus Strait - Containership Nearly Hits Land During Snowstorm

Check out this video sent into us showing a close call in Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait.<p>The video was filmed Saturday near the Tarabya Hotel, which sits …

Merchant Shipping

From ally to scapegoat: Fethullah Gülen, the man behind the myth

Turkey's purge against dissidents continues and its state of emergency is extended - all allegedly because of one man: Fethullah Gülen. Who is …

An American Expatriate on Why She’s Not Leaving Istanbul

istanbul<p><i>For nearly a decade, Istanbul had been a magical place for journalist Suzy Hansen—a cosmopolitan refuge and a welcoming home. Then the violence began.</i><p>On the day last March when a man blew himself up in the middle of Istanbul, I was at home. I heard the blast as I sat at my desk; it was …

Bashar al-Assad

Fenerbahce Want Isco And Oscar On Loan In January

Turkish giants Fenerbahce are looking to add fire-power to their squad in the winter transfer window.<p>The Super Lig side are eyeing Real Madrid’s Isco …

Insider Buzz: Fenerbahce Want Manchester United's Memphis Depay on Loan

Manchester United's Memphis Depay has had an awful start to his Old Trafford career.<p>In the video above, Bleacher Report Insider Dean Jones reveals Fenerbahce want to take the Dutch winger on loan in January.

Soccer

Chelsea make contact with Fenerbahce over transfer deal for Simon Kjaer

gossip<p>Chelsea are monitoring Fenerbahce defender Simon Kjaer ahead of the January transfer window, according to reports.<p>Kjaer has impressed for head …

Experts say Turkey set for terror attack increase in 2017

Following the deadly attack on a nightclub in Istanbul, security experts say that terror attacks will continue to set the agenda in Turkey in 2017. …

Protest, get arrested, get released, then start again: One woman's fight against Turkey's crackdown on dissent

Light snow fell as Nuriye Gulmen carefully rested a whiteboard next to Ankara's Human Rights Memorial, a statue of a seated woman reading a book.<p>"Day 48. We want to return to work," she wrote with a marker on the board, as a dozen protesters glanced at the pedestrians around them, looking for …

North Africa

Will Donald Trump's election put America first and global conflict next?

The historical record is clear: protectionism, isolationism, and ‘America first’ policies are a recipe for economic and military disaster<p>Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States does not just represent a mounting populist backlash against globalisation. It may also portend the end …

Fact-checking John Kerry’s speech on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

<i>“It’s important to note that every United States administration, Republican and Democratic, has opposed settlements as contrary to the prospects for peace.”</i><p><b>— Secretary of State John F. Kerry, remarks on Middle East peace, Dec. 28. 2016</b><p>Fact-checking the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a bit of a …

Israel

Collateral damage on the Homefront: We must hold George W. Bush accountable for his crimes as Trump takes power

Trump is a terror, but we can’t forget the politicians who allowed his rise<p>While much of the country was trying to figure out how Donald Trump had become president-elect, CodePink was convening an event with the potential to change the culture that created a Trump-sized hole in the White House. …

Video shows man believed to be nightclub attacker in Turkey

ISTANBUL (AP) — An eerie video emerged Tuesday of a man believed to be the attacker who killed 39 people in a mass shooting at a nightclub, showing him taking a selfie as he silently toured Istanbul's most famous square.<p>The camera never leaves the man's unsmiling face as he walked through Taksim …

Extremism

ISIS’s Jihad on Turkey

The nightclub shooting is the first time the terror organization has claimed credit for striking in the country.<p>Ten days before the New Year's attack …

Terrorism

The stream of violence in Turkey shows President Erdogan is a control freak who can't tame his own country

In times of crisis when violence stalks the land people cry out for a strongman to get a grip on the problem. But what if terrorism spawns chaos in a country already under the thumb of a strong man?<p>Turkey is in a uniquely awful position. It now has the strongest president since the military coup in …

Middle East
Extremism

Dozens of people killed in attack on Istanbul nightclub

At least 39 people were killed in Istanbul, when a terror attack targeted visitors of a nightclub during the New Year's celebrations. Many of the …

Which nations jail the most journalists?

In December 2013, journalist Mahir Zeynalov tweeted about government corruption in Turkey. After that, he was a marked man labeled as a terrorist.<p>For …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Mehmet Aksoy

Our founder and editor-in-chief, our friend, our comrade, our loved one, our incredible activist, political organizer, writer, film-maker, our world, …

Ranking Donald Trump’s biggest whoppers: Lies of the first presidential debate

Fact-checking Trump: His tax returns, his global warming “hoax,” his role in the birther movement<p>Donald Trump faced Hillary Clinton on Monday night in their first one-on-one debate on Monday night at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. The GOP presidential nominee gave a colorful debate …

Skrtel's Fenerbahce move 'almost done'

Martin Skrtel is on the verge of completing his move from Liverpool to Fenerbahce, according to the Turkish club's president.<p>Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel's move to Fenerbahce is "almost done" while Robin van Persie could leave the Turkish club.<p>Slovakia international Skrtel, 31, has been linked …

50 killed in suicide attack at Istanbul airport

ISTANBUL — At least 41 people died and dozens more were injured late Tuesday after three suspected Islamic State terrorists blew themselves up at Ataturk International Airport, according to Turkish officials.<p>Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said three suicide bombers were responsible for the …

Turkish troops move out of northern Iraq after Obama appeal for calm

Recep Tayyip Erdogan agrees to pull troops out of Iraq to de-escalate tensions with Baghdad, which had accused Turkey of an ‘illegal incursion’<p>Turkey has said said it would “continue” to pull its troops out of northern Iraq after US president Barack Obama urged president Recep Tayyip Erdogan to do …