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Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, usually visited by 150,000 people daily, is looking to reopen on 1 June after being shuttered for over two months due to the coronavirus lockdown.

Speaking to crowds of hundreds of thousands of people, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan insisted that the state would be cleansed of all members of the Gulen movement 'within law'.

Erdogan turns a blind eye to Turkey's terror threats

Yvo Fitzherbert

Erdogan turns a blind eye to Turkey's terror threats

Comment: Until public perception of terrorism in Turkey shifts away from Kurdish militants and towards IS, Erdogan will not budge from wilfully ignoring the threat of IS, writes Yvo Fitzherbert

Turkey, a country cursed with violence

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Turkey, a country cursed with violence

The assault at Turkey's Ataturk airport was one of the deadliest attacks to rock the country, but not by any means, the first of its kind.

Turkey shelling 'kills 200 IS fighters' in Syria

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey shelling 'kills 200 IS fighters' in Syria

Turkish tanks and artillery have attacked Islamic State group positions in Iraq and in Syria in retaliation for the suicide bombing in Istanbul ...

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Istanbul bomber known to authorities, says Turkey

Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala confirmed that the man responsible for Tuesday’s suicide attack in Istanbul - killing ten German tourists - was known to authorities.

Vijay Prashad

From Roboski to Sultanahmet: Turkey as dry as tinder

As a new bombing plunges Turkey into further instability, Vijay Prashad argues unaccountable Turkish massacres against Kurds, assassinations of ...

The New Arab & agencies

'Syria-linked suicide bomber' kills ten in central Istanbul

The explosion hit a popular tourist area, with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announcing it was the work of a suicide bomber with Syrian ...

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Syrians arrested in aftermath of Istanbul suicide bombing

A group of 15 Syrians and a Turkish citizen have reportedly been arrested in the wake of a suspected suicide bombing for having joined the ...

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