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Strong earthquake shakes Istanbul, reports of injuries and damage

Strong earthquake shakes Istanbul, reports of injuries and damage

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey's largest city Istanbul on Thursday, sparking panic across the city, causing several strong aftershocks, minor injuries and building evacuations.

Fath Al Khair fourth voyage launched, to visit 11 harbours

Fath Al Khair fourth voyage launched, to visit 11 harbours

The fourth voyage of Fath Al Khair has been launched from the Babik harbour in Istanbul, Turkey, with 16 Qatari sailors on board.

Al-Attiyah Foundation hosts global energy experts at Istanbul summit

Al-Attiyah Foundation hosts global energy experts at Istanbul summit

The Al-Attiyah Foundation hosted world energy experts at an engaging panel session that focused on the rapidly changing gas scene, at the 9th Bosphorus Summit in Istanbul on Tuesday.

Alternatif Bank to open 3 more branches in Turkey in 2019: CEO

Alternatif Bank to open 3 more branches in Turkey in 2019: CEO

Turkey’s Alternatif Bank, 100% owned by Qatar’s Commercial Bank will maintain its customer-centric focus, invest further on IT and open three more branches in Izmir , Ankara and Istanbul in 2019 ...

Symbolic Istanbul funeral pays homage to Khashoggi

Symbolic Istanbul funeral pays homage to Khashoggi

Dozens of people on Friday paid homage to murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a symbolic funeral in Istanbul where the 59-year-old Washington Post contributor was killed last month.

Saudi sent 'cover-up team' to dispose of Khashoggi body: report

Saudi sent 'cover-up team' to dispose of Khashoggi body: report

Saudi Arabia deployed a chemist and toxicology expert to Istanbul after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in an attempt to cover up evidence of the killing, a Turkish newspaper reported on Monday.

Turkish investigators examine Saudi consulate for second time

Turkish investigators examine Saudi consulate for second time

A small group of Turkish investigators are examining the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Wednesday, a Reuters photographer said, the second such search this week of the premises after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared two weeks ago.

Turkey says Saudi Arabia allows consulate search over missing journalist

Turkey says Saudi Arabia allows consulate search over missing journalist

Saudi Arabia has agreed to let Turkish authorities search the kingdom's Istanbul consulate after prominent journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi went missing last week, the Turkish foreign ministry said Tuesday.

Turkish Airlines eyes airport stake, CEO says

Turkish Airlines eyes airport stake, CEO says

Turkish Airlines is interested in acquiring a stake in an airport operator in its core business area but has not settled on a specific airport, the company's chief executive Ilker Ayci said.

Oman Air launches its daily flight to Istanbul

Oman Air launches its daily flight to Istanbul

The new route will be operated by a Boeing 737-800 with a flight time of five hours and 25 minutes.

Over 50 foreign ISIS suspects detained in Istanbul

Over 50 foreign ISIS suspects detained in Istanbul

At least 51 foreign nationals have been arrested in Istanbul for alleged links to ISIS group, Turkish police sources told Anadolu Agency on Friday.

Turkey tells Israel's Istanbul consul to leave in escalating row

Turkey tells Israel's Istanbul consul to leave in escalating row

The Turkish foreign ministry has told the consul to leave Turkey "for a period of time", the state-run Anadolu news agency said.