Turkey

Have you ever wondered why Thanksgiving revolves around turkey and not ham, chicken, venison, beef or corn?

In its early stages, ISIS set up family oriented events in war-ravaged Syria, including street fairs with ice-cream competitions and games. As the organization grew, so did its hold on the youth. The group began opening schools and training camps to instill its doctrine.

Twenty-eight people were killed and 60 injured when three suicide bombers detonated devices at the Atatürk airport in Istanbul, Turkey, Tuesday night, The New York Times reports.

In his weekly address, Obama shared a message of love and compassion, but also gave the American people a subtle reminder about the history of Thanksgiving. The President acknowledged pilgrims arrived in America looking for a safe haven, much like the Syrian refugees of today.

A Texas man who spent 35 years behind bars without a conviction will finally get a second chance at justice. Jerry Hartfield, 59, has been incarcerated even though an appeals court threw out his conviction for the 1976 murder of a woman who sold tickets at a Bay City bus station. Today, Hartfield will return […]

TEHRAN, Iran  — Iran will target NATO’s missile defense installations in Turkey if the U.S. or Israel attacks the Islamic Republic, a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Saturday. Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the head of the Guards’ aerospace division, said the warning is part of a new defense strategy to counter what […]

PATNOS, Turkey — Rescue teams on Monday sifted through hills of rubble from flattened multistory buildings trying to reach dozens of people believed trapped after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Turkey. The Interior Minister put the death toll so far at 217. Hundreds of rescue teams dug through the night in search of survivors among […]

NEWARK, N.J.- New Jersey Nets star Deron Williams has agreed to play for the Turkish basketball team, Besiktas, the same team that signed Allen Iverson last year. Sportando reports: Turkish TV Ntvspor (one of the most efficient sport channels in Turkey) announced few minutes ago that Besiktas agreed to terms with Deron Williams. The American […]