The latest news and views about Turkey
Home Tags Turkey
Saudi Arabia has sacked a top general and arrested several people after confessing that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
A Turkish newspaper has obtained information that show Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s fingers were allegedly cut off during the interrogation process before he was decapitated alive in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
The case of the Saudi journalist’s alleged murder in Istanbul would finally be closed by paying petrodollars and holding some Saudi consulate staff accountable, says Mohsen Pakaein, a former Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan Republic.
Turkey seems to be acting cautiously with regards to releasing evidence of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination in order to stave off a crisis in Ankara-Riyadh relations.
The murder of Jamal Khashoggi, a dissident Saudi journalist, in Turkey has been front-page news in world media since he was reported to have been killed.
The Turkish police say the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been killed in the Arab kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul and his body moved out.
A complicated plot hatched by the Foundation for Defence of Democracies (FDD) and the funds provided by the UAE and Saudi Arabia have been at work to decrease the value of the Turkish national currency, a media report claims.
Tourists from Saudi Arabia and other regional countries are flocking to high-end shops in Turkey, as a historic plunge in the value of the country’s national currency has made prices extremely affordable for foreigners.
A number of Turkish citizens have broken their iPhones into pieces in response to a call by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to boycott US electronics amid escalating tensions between Ankara and Washington.
Voters in Turkey are going to the polls to decide whether to grant incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a second five-year term, in the most fiercely-fought elections in country in years.