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Source: BBC

US pastor at centre of spat leaves Turkey

Saturday 20:00 GMT

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has always insisted that he could not meddle with Turkey's judicial independence and that only the courts would decide Pastor Brunson's fate.

Mr Brunson lived in Turkey with his wife and three children for more than 20 years, most of it working for the small Izmir Resurrection Church, which had a congregation of about two dozen people. "My entire family thanks the president, the administration, and Congress for their unwavering support," he added.

33 Articles
Source: Global News

Newspaper says Turkey officials have audio of Saudi journalist’s murder from his Apple Watch

Sunday 05:10 GMT

Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday.

Missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s ties to Osama bin Laden explained. The new claim published by the Sabah newspaper, through which Turkish security officials have leaked much information about the case, puts more pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain what happened to Khashoggi.

33 Articles
Source: Global News

Newspaper says Turkey officials have audio of Saudi journalist’s murder from his Apple Watch

Sunday 05:10 GMT

Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple Watch he wore when he walked into the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul over a week ago, a pro-government Turkish newspaper reported Saturday.

Missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s ties to Osama bin Laden explained. The new claim published by the Sabah newspaper, through which Turkish security officials have leaked much information about the case, puts more pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain what happened to Khashoggi.

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Source: Washington Post

Turkish investigators expand search for missing journalist to forest, farm outside Istanbul

Friday 08:05 GMT

Turkish investigators have expanded their probes into the case of missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi to include at least two wooded areas outside Istanbul, local news agencies and a Turkish official said Thursday.

Police investigating the disappearance of Khashoggi — who they believe was killed by Saudi agents inside the country’s consulate in Istanbul — will review security footage from the entrances to Istanbul’s Belgrad Forest and also expect to search farmland in Yalova province about 60 miles away, Turkish media reported.

1 Article
Source: DW

Opinion: Turkey profiting from the Khashoggi affair

Today 14:31 GMT

Two weeks after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi government still hasn't confessed to what it knows.

Read more: 'The Saudis will find a scapegoat' for Khashoggi, says exiled Prince Khalid. Ultimately, Turkey has used the situation to gain ground on its rivals within the Islamic world. Not only has the Khashoggi case disappointed many young Saudis, it has also eroded the moral credibility of a country whose king is bestowed with the title "Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques."

1 Article
Source: Washington Post

How Turkey’s president became a pivotal dealmaker after Saudi journalist disappeared

Today 14:31 GMT

When a Saudi journalist disappeared at his consulate here this month, Turkey did more than just quietly investigate: It narrated the crisis, focusing the world’s attention on what it said was a brazen, state-sponsored assassination on its soil.

In another sign of Turkish pressure, prosecutors announced Friday that they were interviewing Turks who worked at the consulate — employees who might provide insight into the movements and actions of Saudi officials around the time the journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, disappeared.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte