- 4 Dec 2023
Türkiye’s growing arms industry: tensions emerge with the West amid domestic ambitions and international commitments
Türkiye's arms industry, particularly its renowned Bayraktar TB2 drones, showcases significant growth and export prowess, yet faces international scrutiny due to its non-ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty and strained relations with Western allies.
- 14 Oct 2019
Eight killed in mortar and rocket attack on Nusaybin, Turkey
On Friday, October 11th 2019, rockets and mortars landed on civilian areas in the town of Nusaybin, which lies along Turkey’s border with Syria in Mardin province.
- 11 Oct 2019
Turkish bombardment of northeast Syria continues for third day
Turkish airstrikes and shelling continued on Friday, the third day since Turkey launched their campaign in northeast Syria.
- 12 Dec 2016
Over 200 killed and wounded in Istanbul bomb blasts
On Saturday, December 10th 2016, at about 10.30pm, two bombs were detonated outside a football stadium in Istanbul’s Beşiktaş neighbourhood, killing 38 and injuring 160.
- 30 Aug 2016
Over 100 civilians killed and injured in Turkish explosive violence in Syria
Explosive violence by Turkey on Sunday, August 29th 2016, saw 40 civilians dead & 75 injured in northern Syria, where Turkey and allied Syrian rebels are said to be targeting Kurdish-allied militias.
- 27 Aug 2016
Suicide bombing leaves more than 50 dead and almost 100 wounded at a wedding in Turkey
The vest of a child "suicide bomber" detonated last Saturday, at a wedding in Gaziantep, a southeastern province of Turkey. The attack left over 50 dead and at least 90 injured.
- 29 Jun 2016
Bombings at Istanbul Ataturk airport kill 42, injure around 230
36 have been killed and 150 injured in an attack with AK-47s and suicide belts at Istanbul Ataturk Airport.
- 8 Jun 2016
Car bomb targets police vehicle in central Istanbul – 47 dead and injured
On Tuesday, June 7th 2016, a car bomb was remotely detonated as it targeted a police vehicle in Istanbul. The blast killed 11 and injured 36.
- 13 Jan 2016
Istanbul suicide bomb kills ten – suspected links to ISIS
Another suicide attack in Turkey kills ten - nine of them apprarently German tourists
- 12 Oct 2015
Ankara suicide attack: the latest in a year of devastating bombings
Suicide attack in Ankara just the latest in a bloody and terrible year for suicide bombings