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Posted by Ak Ajans Nederland
Aug 21, 2017

Erdogan tells Muslim states to stand together

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday asked Muslim countries to increase cooperation with each other. He made the remarks during a visit to Jordanian capital Amman, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the countries. He was accompanied by Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. Speaking during a meeting between delegations from both countries […]

Aug 21, 2017

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Aug 16, 2017

Turkish Airlines brings 60 tons of food aid to Somalia

A Turkish Airlines cargo plane carrying over 60 tons of food aid arrived in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Tuesday. The supplementary food aid is for Somali children living in the drought-stricken nation as half its population faces a humanitarian crisis, according to the UN. “We reached another 60 tons of food aid to Somalia! #TurkishAirlinesHelpSomalia […]

Aug 16, 2017

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Aug 05, 2017

Over 850,000 refugees in Turkey to get debit cards

By September, figure expected to cross million mark, says head of European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office in Turkey Over 850,000 refugees will receive special debit cards by August financed by the European Union and implemented by the Turkish Red Crescent, according to European Commission Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO) in Turkey. Speaking to Anadolu Agency on […]

Aug 05, 2017

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Aug 03, 2017

Turkey set to open largest military camp in Somalia

Somali defense minister says military base will open in September A Turkish military training camp is set to open in the Somali capital Mogadishu next month, the Somali defense minister said Thursday. Abdirashid Abdullahi Mohamed said in a statement that the camp which had been under construction for the last two years will open this […]

Aug 03, 2017

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Aug 01, 2017

Turkey’s FM urges support for Palestinian statehood

At OIC meeting in Istanbul, Mevlut Cavusoglu urges actions, not just words, to help Palestinians under Israeli occupation In the wake of the Al-Aqsa controversy, Turkey’s foreign minister on Tuesday called on the Muslim world to show its support for Palestinians by recognizing the state of Palestine. “Let’s support the millions of Palestinians who have […]

Aug 01, 2017

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Jul 27, 2017

‘Palestinians have won Al-Aqsa battle’

Palestinians to resume prayers at Al-Aqsa mosque after withdrawal of Israel’s controversial security measures Many Palestinian factions considered Israel’s withdrawal of controversial security measures at the Al-Aqsa Mosque as “a victory” for the whole Palestinian people. “We affirm that what happened today [Thursday] was a bright and victorious page in the history of Palestine,” head […]

Jul 27, 2017

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Jul 26, 2017

Turkish airspace breaks record with 1,443 overflights

The number of overflights in Turkish airspace reached an all-time high with a total of 1,443 overflights on July 23, a new record, a top airport official told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday. “Demand for air travel in Turkey rose by an annual average rate of 10.5 percent during the past decade, going from 62 million […]

Jul 26, 2017

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Jul 20, 2017

‘Israeli restrictions at Al-Aqsa unacceptable’

Turkish president calls Palestinian and Israeli leaders to express concern over tensions in Jerusalem Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday discussed growing tensions in Jerusalem with Palestinian and Israeli presidents, following the new Israeli restrictions on Palestinians’ entry into Al-Aqsa Mosque. Erdogan called President Mahmoud Abbas early Thursday morning, according to sources from the […]

Jul 20, 2017

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Jul 15, 2017

Turkey marks first anniversary of defeated coup

A commemoration ceremony to mark the first anniversary of defeated coup attempt began Saturday at Istanbul’s iconic July 15 Martyrs’ Bridge with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in attendance. Erdogan joined millions of people at the bridge over the Bosphorous, which was renamed to honor the martyrs after the coup attempt. The commemoration event began with […]

Jul 15, 2017

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Jul 15, 2017

Erdogan asks West to choose between Turkey, terrorists

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked western leaders to make a choice between Turkey and terrorist organizations in an article he wrote for a British daily on Saturday. Published in the Guardian on the first anniversary of the July 15 defeated coup, Erdogan wrote: “There is no way to sugar-coat this betrayal of Turkey’s friendship — […]

Jul 15, 2017
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