Terrorism in Turkey

2 Chinese citizens arrested for Turkey night club attack

Turkish authorities arrested two Chinese citizens over alleged links to the New Year’s nightclub terrorist attack in Istanbul, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency.Two suspects, Omar Asim and Abuliezi Abuduhamiti, who are Chinese citizens, were remanded in custody on charges of being members of an armed terrorist organization and aiding in 39 counts of …

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The Russian Ambassador shot and killed in Ankara (Video)

Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrey G. Karlov, was killed by a gunman on Monday in Ankara, the capital. Turkish officials said the killer had been a police officer who, after shooting, shouted: “Don’t forget Aleppo! Don’t forget Syria!” Russia’s Foreign Ministry called the assassination a terrorist attack. Russia’s state news agency said Andrey Karlov was …

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Turkey Detains 568 On Terror Charges

Turkish police arrested 568 people in 28 out of 81 provinces, including Ankara, Istanbul, Gaziantep, Izmir, Adana, Antalya, Diyarbakir during operation, conducted on December 12-13, according to the Turkey’s interior ministry. The ministry issued a statement Tuesday saying that two days of operations looking into who could be behind a weekend attack spanned 28 cities. …

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At least 39 people killed and 155 injured after a Twin Bomb Attack in Turkey

Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed 38 people and wounded 155 others near a soccer stadium — the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats. Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said two bombs blasted; one suicide bomber self-detonated in the Maçka …

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Turkish police kill in a gunfight a would-be suicide bomber

Turkish police eliminated a potential suicide bomber, allegedly associated with the Daesh jihadist group during an anti-terrorist operation in Ankara, local Anadolu news agency reported, citing a source in the security forces. A special police unit conducted an operation in one of the Turkish capital’s districts after receiving information that a Daesh terrorist had been plotting a suicide …

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Suicide bomb claims the life of three police officers and wounds at least eight people

Three police officers were killed and at least eight people were injured in an explosion caused by the detonation of a suicide bomb in a house suspected to have been an ISIS safehouse. Three police officers have been killed and at least eight people, among them four Syrian nationals have been injured in an explosion …

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