Gulf Times - Istanbul-attack
Turkey extends emergency rule by three months

Turkey extends emergency rule by three months

Turkey's parliament voted overnight to extend emergency rule by three months in a move which the government said was needed to sustain a purge of supporters of the US-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating July's failed coup.

Istanbul attack: Kurdish militants claim responsibility

Istanbul attack: Kurdish militants claim responsibility

An offshoot of the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) claimed responsibility on Sunday for twin bombings that killed 38 people and wounded 155 outside an Istanbul soccer stadium, an attack for which the Turkish government vowed vengeance.

Three Israelis, one Iranian killed in Istanbul attack

Three Israelis, one Iranian killed in Istanbul attack

Three Israelis and one Iranian were killed in Saturday's suicide bombing in a busy shopping district of Istanbul, Turkish media reported.

PKK apologises for killing children in Turkey car bombing

PKK apologises for killing children in Turkey car bombing

Kurdish PKK rebels while claiming responsibility Saturday for a car bombing in southeast Turkey this week apologised for having killed civilians and especially three children in the attack.