The first edition of the International Amity Short Film Festival will begin on December 14 in Istanbul, Turkey with 14 Iranian titles on the screening list and Iranian director Kamal Tabrizi serving as a member of the event's panel of jury.
The killers of dissident Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, flew his remains out of Turkey after chopping him up and putting him in bags, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has been quoted as saying.
Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s corpse was dismembered and put into five suitcases by a death squad a little while after entering Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul in early October, a Turkish media report says.
Saudi Arabia and Turkey have reportedly sent investigative teams to inspect the Saudi consul general's residence in the Turkish city of Istanbul, as the kingdom struggles to convince the world that it had nothing to do with the mysterious disappearance of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Turkey seized more than $460 million worth of narcotics in the first nine months of 2018, authorities said on Wednesday, a surge from a year earlier as Turkey ramps up its fight against illegal drug trafficking.
Turkish-backed militants says they expect to finish withdrawing heavy weapons from a planned buffer zone in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib within days, conforming to a deal brokered by Russia and Turkey that has so far held off a government offensive on the last major terrorist stronghold in Syria.
Turkish authorities on Monday detained 51 soldiers and nine others over alleged links to the US-based cleric who Ankara says orchestrated the failed coup in 2016 against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Istanbul police said.
Turkish police forces have arrested five people on suspicion of affiliation to a movement led by the US-based opposition cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the Ankara government accuses of having masterminded the July 2016 coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Greek authorities say a former Turkish lawmaker from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), who is convicted of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is requesting asylum in the Southeastern European country.