Turkish riot police on Saturday detained a dozen activists at a protest in Istanbul denouncing Israel and the United States after Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. Holding banners such as "against imperialism, Zionism and their domestic partners", the protesters gathered in Kadikoy on the Asian side of Istanbul. Police moved in and to detain around a dozen protesters, pinning some face down on the ground and wrenching the hands of others behind their backs, an AFP photographer said.
Any move by the United States to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital would fuel extremism and violence, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Saturday. The Palestinians want Jerusalem as the capital of their fu...
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police detained dozens more suspected Islamic State and Kurdish militants in early morning raids on Monday, local media said, amid a crackdown on the armed groups and air strikes in Syria and Iraq.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish police detained about 30 people on Tuesday in a raid against suspected Islamic State militants in the central city of Konya, Dogan News Agency reported.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli border police briefly detained the Washington Post's bureau chief in Jerusalem and a Palestinian colleague on Tuesday while they were conducting interviews at an entrance to the walled Old City.