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Istanbul – Suicide Bombers Hit Istanbul’s Airport; At Least 41 Killed

41 people were killed and over 100 more were injured when three suicide bombers attacked Istanbul’s main international airport Tuesday night, a senior official said. Read more

At Least 10 Dead, Dozens More Injured In Double Suicide Bombing At Istanbul Airport

ISTANBUL – Two explosions have rocked Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, killing at least 10 people and wounding around 40 others, Turkey’s justice minister and another official said Tuesday. Read more

Car Bomb Kills At Least 11, Wounds 36 In Central Istanbul

Eleven people have been killed and 36 injured in a bomb attack targeting a police vehicle in central Istanbul, the Turkish city’s governor has said. Read more

Ankara – Turkish Politician Fired After Anti-Israeli Tweet Over Istanbul Bombing

Ankara – A Turkish official linked to the party founded by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stirred up controversy after posting on Twitter that she wished for the death of more Israelis caught up in Saturday’s suicide bombing on Istanbul’s main pedestrian shopping street that killed five people, including two people with dual Israeli-U.S. citizenship. Read more

Turkish Synagogue Vandalized Following First Prayer Service Held In 65 Years

Vandals spray-painted hate graffiti on the Istipol Synagogue in Istanbul just days after a one time prayer service was held, the first to be held in 65 years, the Turkish publication Today’s Zaman reported Tuesday. Read more

Russia Says Fired Warning Shots At Turkish Vessel

The Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday one of its warships, the destroyer Smetlivy, had been forced to fire warning shots at a Turkish vessel in the Aegean Sea to avoid a collision and that it had summoned the Turkish military attache over the incident. Read more

Russia Says It Has Proof Turkey’s Erdogan Involved In ISIS Oil Trade

Russia’s defense ministry said on Wednesday it had proof that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his family were benefiting from the illegal smuggling of oil from Islamic State-held territory in Syria and Iraq. Read more