RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Friday agreed to provide $55 million in funding for a project to protect five public schools in Turkiye by mitigating the risks posed by earthquakes.
âThese schools, encompassing a combined area of up to 55,000 square meters, will undergo vital upgrades to ensure their resilience against earthquakes and contribute toward the advancement of sustainable development,â the Saudi Fund for Development said. The deal will also help to enhance Turkiyeâs social infrastructure, it added.
Source: Saudi Arabia signs $55m loan deal to help protect schools in Turkiye from earthquakes
Saudi Gazette reportISTANBUL â In a move to enhance earthquake safety in Turkish public schools, Sultan Al-Marshad, the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) CEO, inked a $55 million soft-loan agreement on
Source: Saudi Fund extends $55 million loan to bolster earthquake resilience of Turkish schools
ANKARA:Â A mock tombstone in the park designating the death of Turkish democracy. A poster on a lamppost suggesting people eat cake in the face of the national currencyâs collapse.
The works of a Turkish street artist have become emblematic of the subversive forms of grassroots protest emerging against President Recep Tayyip Erdoganâs two-decade rule.
The 34-year-old Hikmeti Tabiyeci â a pseudonym meaning âphysicistâ in Ottoman-era Turkish â draws inevitable comparisons to the British superstar Banksy.
Source: Street artist exposes Turkiyeâs ills
ANKARA: Turkiyeâs President Tayyip Erdogan expressed his ongoing willingness to mediate between Russia and Ukraine for a âfairâ peace between the two countries, a text of his comments en route from a visit to Egypt showed on Thursday.
âWe have brought the parties together in Turkiye on multiple occasions. We can do this again and open the door to peace through a solution-focused process management, free from external influences,â Erdogan said.
Source: Turkiye continues to seek mediation between Russia and Ukraine, Erdogan says
CAIRO: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to arrive in Cairo on Wednesday to meet his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, sealing a long-running rapprochement between the two men.
Erdogan on Monday said the pair would discuss âevery effortâ to stop the âbloodshedâ in the Gaza Strip, while Turkish state news agency Anadolu said the meetings would also cover economic, trade, tourism, energy and defense matters.
The visit will be the Turkish presidentâs first to Egypt since 2012.
Source: Turkiyeâs Erdogan set for first Egypt visit in over decade
DUBAI: World leaders must end the crisis in Gaza by addressing the source of the problem and establishing an independent Palestinian state, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said.
âWe need accurate diagnosis to come up with the right treatment. If we cannot diagnose a problem at its source, there will be no solution,â Erdogan said during an address as the guest of honor at the World Governments Summit in Dubai.
Source: Gaza crisis needs âright diagnosis and firm treatmentâ: Erdogan
ISTANBUL: Turkish authorities have detained 147 people suspected of having ties to militant group Daesh in operations across 33 provinces, Interior Minister Ali Yerlikaya said on Thursday.
The âOperation Heroes-49,â was carried out simultaneously across the country, Yerlikaya said on social media platform X.
Last month, one Turkish citizen was killed by two Daesh gunmen at the Italian Santa Maria Catholic Church in Istanbul. Turkish police captured the suspected perpetrators of the attack.
Source: Turkiye detains 147 people over suspected Daesh ties
Saudi Gazette reportRIYADH â Saudi Arabia condemned the shooting incident in the Turkish city of Istanbul.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its condemnation of the gun attack and its regret over
Source: Saudi Arabia condemns gun attack in Istanbul
RIYADH: Turkish defense company Baykar has started building a factory near Kyiv that will employ around 500 people and where it will manufacture either its TB2 or TB3 drone models, the companyâs chief executive told Reuters.
Turkish-made Bayraktar drones have gained prominence globally after being used by Ukraineâs military to thwart Russian forces by destroying armored vehicles and artillery systems.
Source: Turkiyeâs drone maker Baykar begins to build plant in Ukraine
HATAY, Turkiye: More than 10,000 people gathered early on Tuesday to hold a vigil for the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquakes that hit southeastern Turkiye, as some protested what they called government negligence in the aftermath.
Source: Anger at Turkish government spills over at earthquake anniversary vigil