Thousands protest vaccine passports, mandates in Turkey

Middle East 09/12/21, 22:47

More than two thousand people opposed new COVID-19 protocols on Sept. 11. The dramatic protest came after the Turkish government demanded all residents to either show proof of full vaccination, or a recent negative COVID-19 test result, before using public transport and attending major events. Masks and social distancing are mandatory in ...

Turkish interference in US through Muslim groups denounced

U.S. 11/27/19, 12:41

Muslim-American groups are backed by the Turkish government to meddle in domestic politics, according to Daily Wire. Among the organizations that most support President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are those that oppose President Donald Trump in all his policies, from immigration to the transfer of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. Working together under ...

Noah’s Ark discovered in Turkey, experts say

Inspired Stories 11/22/19, 20:11

New developments in the search for Noah’s Ark have experts optimistic that we will soon have definitive evidence that Noah’s Ark is buried in Turkey. In 1959, expert cartographer Capt. İlhan Durupınar discovered an unusual formation in the mountains of Eastern Turkey that resembles a massive ship. For 60 years scientists ...

Erdogan: Turkey captures slain IS leader al-Baghdadi’s wife

World 11/06/19, 10:54

Turkey has captured a wife of the slain leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday. Erdogan made the announcement while delivering a speech in the capital of Ankara but gave no other details. He did not say when or how the woman ...

Turkey says it captured slain IS leader’s sister in Syria

Asia & Pacific 11/04/19, 16:18

Turkey captured the elder sister of the slain leader of the Islamic State group in northwestern Syria on Monday, according to a senior Turkish official, who called the arrest an intelligence "gold mine." Little is known about the sister of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The Turkish official said the 65-year-old known as ...

Military leader of Syrian Kurds thanked President Trump for cease-fire

U.S. 10/24/19, 08:52

The military leader of the Syrian Kurds, Gen. Mazloum Abdi, thanked President Trump on Wednesday, Oct. 23, for his tireless effort that stopped the brutal Turkish attack. In the statement that was announced via Twitter by Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the SDF, Mazloum said:  GEN.Mazloum: 1- I just spoke with President Trump ...

Trump orders Turkey sanctions: I am prepared to swiftly destroy its economy

Politics 10/14/19, 19:13

Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria. The United States also called on Turkey to stop the invasion and declare a ceasefire, and Trump is sending Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser Robert O'Brien ...

Lindsey Graham praises Trump for working with Congress; blasts Turkey’s Erdogan for misjudgment

World 10/14/19, 13:59

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday, Oct. 13, tweeted commending President Donald Trump’s administration for plans of imposing “crippling” sanctions against the Turkish economy as punitive measures against Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The South Carolina senator criticized Trump days before for withdrawing U.S. troops from northern Syria, but turned to ...

President Trump says he’s an ‘island of one’ on Syria

Politics 10/13/19, 05:39

President Donald Trump said on Saturday, Oct. 12, that he is an "island of one" for removing U.S. forces from northeastern Syria. But he remained steadfast and defended a move that drew widespread bipartisan criticism that he has endangered stability in the Middle East and risked the lives of Syrian Kurdish ...

US moves 2 British IS members known as ‘Beatles’ from Syria

Politics 10/09/19, 19:36

Two British militants believed to be part of an Islamic State group that beheaded hostages and was known as "The Beatles" have been moved out of a detention center in Syria and are in American custody, U.S. officials said Wednesday. President Donald Trump said earlier Wednesday that the U.S. has moved ...

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