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Refugees in fear as sentiment turns against them in Turkey
Middle East

Refugees in fear as sentiment turns against them in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Fatima Alzahra Shon thinks neighbors attacked her and her son in their Istanbul apartment building because…
Lira hits record lows as rate cut sets Turkey on uncertain path
Middle East

Lira hits record lows as rate cut sets Turkey on uncertain path

ANKARA, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Turkey’s lira hit an all-time low against the dollar on Friday, a day after the…
Turkey’s Diyanet religious body threatens secularism
Middle East

Turkey’s Diyanet religious body threatens secularism

Ali Erbas heads Diyanet, Turkey’s Directorate of Religious Affairs. He is known for his deeply conservative interpretation of Islam, which many Turks…
Turkey’s top Islamic cleric moves center stage, irking secularists
Middle East

Turkey’s top Islamic cleric moves center stage, irking secularists

ISTANBUL, Sept 22 (Reuters) – When President Tayyip Erdogan opened a new court complex this month, Turkey’s senior cleric sealed…
Egypt-Turkey relations may resume this year if outstanding issues resolved: Madbouly
Egypt

Egypt-Turkey relations may resume this year if outstanding issues resolved: Madbouly

Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly said that diplomatic relations with Turkey may resume this year if outstanding issues are resolved,…
Turkey jobless rate climbs to 12% in July as supports end
Middle East

Turkey jobless rate climbs to 12% in July as supports end

ISTANBUL, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Turkey’s unemployment rate rose to 12.0 percent in July from 10.6 percent a month earlier…
Second round of consultations between Egypt and Turkey held in Ankara
Egypt

Second round of consultations between Egypt and Turkey held in Ankara

The second round of consultations between Egypt and Turkey, headed by Deputy Foreign Minister of Egypt Hamdy Sanad Loza and…
As its rivers shrink, Iraq thirsts for regional cooperation
Middle East

As its rivers shrink, Iraq thirsts for regional cooperation

HALABJA, Iraq, Sept 6 (Reuters) – “Where we are standing right now, there should be a river,” says Nabil Musa,…
Analysis: Turkey and UAE rein in dispute that fueled conflict and hurt economy
Middle East

Analysis: Turkey and UAE rein in dispute that fueled conflict and hurt economy

ANKARA, Sept 5 (Reuters) – A truce between bitter regional rivals Turkey and the United Arab Emirates has calmed tensions…
Istanbul August retail prices up 1.88% m/m -chamber
Middle East

Istanbul August retail prices up 1.88% m/m -chamber

ISTANBUL, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Retail prices in Turkey’s largest city Istanbul rose 1.88 percent month-on-month in August for an…
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