Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia to be restored as a mosque

A Turkish court has ruled the 1934 conversion of Hagia Sophia into a museum illegal, thus paving the way for it to be turned...

Decision imminent on whether to convert Hagia Sophia into mosque

The fate of one of the most famous and beautiful buildings in the Islamic world will be decided in the next 12 days. Turkey’s highest administrative...

Head of Turkish Red Crescent at centre of storm over ‘anti-gay’ tweet

The Turkish authorities have defended the head of the Turkish Red Crescent after he criticised LGBTQ activists on International Pride Day.  Kerem Kinik, chairman of...

Turkey delivers protective equipment to UK to fight coronavirus

Turkey has delivered hundreds of thousands of surgical gowns to the UK which will be used by the NHS as personal protective equipment (PPE)...

Turkey sends coronavirus aid and supplies to UK, Israel and others

Turkey has sent supplies such as protective equipment and sanitiser to a number of countries, including Israel and the UK, to help them step up...

Mass brawl breaks out in Turkish Parliament over Syria war

A fistfight broke out in the Turkish parliament on Wednesday during a speech by an opposition MP who earlier accused President Erdogan of disrespecting Turkish soldiers...

Egypt “targets” popular Turkish TV series Dirilis Ertugrul

Turkish media is reporting that Egypt is trying to turn public opinion against popular Turkish dramas aired in the Middle East. According to Yeni Şafak English, the...

Istanbul election re-run angers opposition sparking new protests

Turkey's electoral body has been criticised for ordering Istanbul's local elections to be re-held after the ruling AK Party lost the city in March. The...

Turkish football fans praise Allah in solidarity with victims of Christchurch mosque attacks

Turkish football fans and players praised Allah in solidarity with the 50 Muslims who were killed in a double mosque attack in Christchurch, New...

Turkey tells China to close “re-education” camps after death of Uyghur musician

Turkey has demanded that China close its “re-education” camps which has forcibly detained Uyghur and other Turkic Muslims, after reports of the death of...
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