"Founder of JITEM" Arif Dogan dies
www.worldbulletin.net"Founder of JITEM" Arif Dogan dies -UPDATEDwww.worldbulletin.netOne of the suspects of Ergenekon coup case, retired colonel Arif Dogan, who claimed that he found JITEM (Turkey's Gendarmerie Intelligence and anti- Terror Unit), a clandestine and illicit unit within the gendarmerie, has died. Dogan, who was a prime ...and more »
Posted on 18 October 2014 | 12:06 am
Syrian War Changes Turkish Border Towns -
AINASyrian War Changes Turkish Border TownsAINATurkey has started building a new wall along a fragment of its southeastern border with Syria as it struggles against smuggling, illegal migration and the threat from al-Qaeda fighters among Syria's rebel ranks (photo: REUTERS). ANTAKYA, Turkey -- For ...Why Turkey's plans for a safe zone in Syria are unlikely to materialiseMiddle East Eyeall 4,602 news articles »
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 6:47 pm
Turkey's Arrest of German Journalists
Turkey's Arrest of German Journalists Highlights Deteriorating Press FreedomsVICE NewsSpeaking with VICE News from the southern city of Antakya on Thursday while booking flights back to Germany, Neugebauer explained that he, Kietzmann and Grodotzki travelled to Diyarbakir after working on another project further west. Things were quiet ...
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 1:10 pm
For one gay Turkish couple, a honeymoon
LGBT WeeklyFor one gay Turkish couple, a honeymoon fraught with death threatsLGBT Weekly“I am originally from Antakya. I am accused of giving Antakya a bad name and am getting death threats because of this. My family knew I was gay, but they reacted very angrily to my getting married,” said Keser. He said they had gotten married to break ...
Posted on 16 October 2014 | 1:46 pm
Turkey's first 'gay marriage' - Al-Monitor
Turkey's first 'gay marriage'Al-Monitor“I am originally from Antakya. I am accused of giving Antakya a bad name and am getting death threats because of this. My family knew I was gay, but they reacted very angrily to my getting married,” said Keser. He said they had gotten married to break ...and more »
Posted on 15 October 2014 | 6:10 pm
ISIS controls third of Kobani, has Syrian
ANTAKYA, Turkey — Islamic State terrorists waged street-by-street battles against Kurdish militiamen Thursday in embattled Kobani after pushing into the heart of the Syrian border ...
Posted on 9 October 2014 | 8:48 pm
Islamic State renews push to claim Syrian
Militants have reportedly taken a third of embattled Kobane and seek to block escape routes.
Posted on 9 October 2014 | 8:26 am
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ANTAKYA, Turkey — Ahmed Abu Khalaf will never forget the time that his interrogator from the Islamic State quoted George W. Bush to him.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:36 pm
Fighting ISIS: U.S. counting on moderate
Moderate rebel group Harakat Hazm has received sophisticated anti-tank missiles from the U.S. and will head to Saudi Arabia soon for training
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 5:54 pm
Militants close in on Kurdish area of Syria
ANTAKYA, Turkey -- Militants of the Islamic State group were closing in Monday on a Kurdish area of Syria on the border with Turkey -- an advance unhindered so far by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, including one that struck a grain silo, killing two civilians, according to activists.
Posted on 29 September 2014 | 7:39 pm
Syrian War Changes Turkish Border Towns
ANTAKYA, Turkey -- For the past month, the news media have monitored the battle for Kobani -- the Syrian town with a majority Kurdish population -- from the southeastern border town of Suruc. From there, the media have also covered the Kurdish protests in ...
Posted on 17 October 2014 | 11:43 am
Boom time over for Turkey’s oil smugglers
Sevda, a 22-year-old waitress, until a few months ago had a side gig that earned her more than 20 times her normal salary: She ran smuggled diesel fuel from Syria. Here, she stands in Antakya, Turkey,
Posted on 9 October 2014 | 6:00 pm
Islamic State renews push to claim Syrian
ANTAKYA, Turkey — Islamic State fighters waged street-by-street battles against militiamen in embattled Kobane on Thursday after pushing into the heart of the Syrian border town despite intense U.S. airstrikes.
Posted on 8 October 2014 | 6:00 pm
U.S. airstrikes keep Kobane from falling
ANTAKYA, Turkey — The U.S.-led coalition stepped up airstrikes around the Syrian border town of Kobane on Tuesday after Turkey appealed for help, enabling Kurdish fighters to reverse the advance of Islamic State militants for the first time since the ...
Posted on 8 October 2014 | 1:43 am
Turkey crackdown on oil smugglers feeding IS
In this Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 photo, Sevda, a 22-year-old waitress, looks out from a bridge in Antakya, Turkey. Until a few months ago, Sevda had a side gig that earned her more than 20 times her normal salary: She ran smuggled diesel fuel from a small ...
Posted on 6 October 2014 | 6:23 pm