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Jamal Khashoggi, pictured in 2014, has not been seen since he stepped inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2

Turkish Paper Claims Saudis Dismembered Khashoggi While Still Alive

The story of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul has been driven by lurid and dubiously-sourced claims from Turkish newspapers, particularly those supportive of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Few are more supportive than Yeni Safak, and none have produced a more sensational headline than Wednesday’s “Recordings Reveal Khashoggi Tortured, Then Dismembered While Still Alive.”

King Salman speaks at the 29th Summit of the Arab League at the Ithra center in Dhahran, Eastern Saudi Arabia, on April 15, 2018

Saudi King Discusses Khashoggi Disappearance with Trump, Erdogan

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz had phone conversations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday night and U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday morning to discuss the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.

Turkish anti-riot police detained at least seven people at a rally in Istanbul against Turkey's operation in Syria

Istanbul Police Break Up Landmark Turkish Mothers’ Protest

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Istanbul police on Saturday broke up a demonstration by Turkish mothers remembering the disappearance of relatives in the 1980s and 1990s, detaining over 20 people as participants marked the 700th such weekly protest.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to hold on to the presidency but the outcome is likely to be very tight

Erdogan Uses Violence to Contain Istanbul Gay Pride Parade

LGBT Turks staged a gay pride rally Sunday in Istanbul despite warnings by police that the event was not legal, after reportedly coming to a last-minute agreement to allow a smaller gathering. Police nonetheless attacked congregants with rubber bullets and arrested at least five, ending the event the same way it has for the past four years.

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Erdogan Declared Winner in Turkish Vote, Cementing Grip on Power

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won tightly-contested presidential polls, the election authority said Monday, extending his 15-year grip on power as the opposition complained bitterly about the conduct of the vote count.

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Israeli TV Crew Attacked in Turkey

A pair of Israeli journalists were attacked in Istanbul on Wednesday amid the sharp deterioration in ties between Turkey and Israel over clashes on the Gaza border and the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

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Erdogan Calls Urgent Islamic Summit on Jerusalem

ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is calling a summit of the main pan-Islamic body in Istanbul on December 13 to discuss the expected US move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, his spokesman said on Wednesday.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a business meeting in Istanbul, Thursday, May 18, 2017. Turkey has told the United States it will not join in any military operations that include Kurdish fighters in Syria, Erdogan said Thursday, while vowing to strike the U.S.-backed Kurds if they threaten Turkey's security.(Presidency …

Erdogan Slams Opposition as ‘Justice March’ Nears Istanbul

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday accused the country’s main opposition party of siding with terrorism, as a three-week “march for justice” led by its chief neared its ending point of Istanbul.

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Report: Iranian Who Ran TV Network Shot Dead in Turkey

The Iranian founder of a Farsi-language satellite television network was shot dead in Istanbul alongside a Kuwaiti business partner, Turkish media reported Sunday, just months after reportedly being convicted of spreading “propaganda” against the Islamic Republic.

Souvenir paintings are seen on sale at a store in the Sultanahmet tourist district on February 23, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. Turkey's booming tourism industry is beginning to feel the effects of the countries growing instability and recent terrorist attacks. Figures recently released by The Turkish Statistical Institute show the …

Turkey’s Tourism Dives After Multiple Terrorist Attacks

ISTANBUL — The once bustling Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is astonishingly quiet. The shops and restaurants in the city’s trendy Istiklal Street are all but empty of foreign customers and the hotels in the upscale Nisantasi district are nearly deserted.