2 killed in blast near US embassy in Turkey
Feb 1, 2013
Associated Press | Tuesday May 21, 2013
Officials say another Brazilian tourist has died of injuries sustained after a hot air balloon crashed to the ground, raising the number of tourists killed to 3.
Associated Press | Monday May 20, 2013
Two hot air balloons collided mid-air during a sightseeing tour of volcanic rock formations in Turkey on Monday, causing one of them to crash to the ground, officials said. One Brazilian tourist was killed while 24 other people on board were injured....
Associated Press | Friday May 17, 2013
Officials say a container of fuel being smuggled into Turkey from Syria has exploded, killing 10 people.
Associated Press | Sunday May 12, 2013
Authorities detained nine Turkish citizens believed to have links to the Syrian intelligence agency in connection with two car bombs that left 46 people dead in a Turkish border town, officials said on Sunday, as Syria rejected allegations the countr...
Reuters | Saturday May 11, 2013
Twin car bombs killed at least 20 people near Turkey's border with Syria on Saturday, increasing fears that Syria's civil war was dragging in neighbours and drawing a swift warning from Ankara not to test its resolve.
Agence France-Presse | Friday April 12, 2013
Turkish police have uncovered and foiled an alleged plot by Al-Qaeda to bomb the US embassy in Ankara, as well as a synagogue and other targets in Istanbul, Turkish media reported on Friday.
Marc Santora and William K. Rashbaum, The New York Times | Saturday March 9, 2013
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden who once served as a spokesman for al-Qaeda , pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Friday morning in U.S. district court in Manhattan, where he was charged with conspiring to kill Americans.
Agence France-Presse | Friday March 8, 2013
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was seized by CIA agents and taken to the United States after Turkey deported him to Jordan this month, a Turkish newspaper reported on Thursday.
Associated Press | Friday February 15, 2013
Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have arrested eight more retired officers over their alleged involvement in the ousting of an Islamic-led government in the late 1990s.
Reuters | Monday February 11, 2013
A car exploded at a border crossing on Turkey's border with Syria near the Turkish town of Reyhanli on Monday, killing at least seven people and wounding dozens more, officials said.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 6, 2013
The United States has sent an FBI team to join the Turkish investigation into a deadly suicide bombing on the US embassy in Ankara last week, the mission said on Wednesday.
Reuters | Saturday February 2, 2013
Turkish leftist group DHKP-C claimed responsibility on Saturday for a suicide bomb attack on the U.S. embassy in Ankara, according to a statement on a website close to the group.
Associated Press | Saturday February 2, 2013
A Turkish official says a suicide bomber who struck the American Embassy in Ankara spent four years in prison on terrorism charges before being released for a brain disorder contracted while on hunger strike.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 2, 2013
Washington and NATO have condemned an attack by a suicide bomber who blew himself up at the US embassy in Ankara killing a Turkish security guard and wounding three other people.
Sebnem Arsu and Rick Gladstone, The New York Times | Friday February 1, 2013
A suicide bomber attacked the US Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Friday, detonating himself inside a security entrance to the compound in a blast that officials said killed a Turkish guard and wounded a visiting Turkish journalist. The Sta...