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  • Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner

    Let Inspired Turkey in New Haven Take Care of Thanksgiving Dinner
    Thanksgiving is upon us once again. We had the entire year to prepare after getting inspired during last year’s feast, and yet somehow time always seems to get away. If the thought of scrambling to assemble a last-minute Thanksgiving dinner seems...
  • Turkish police arrest teenager for insulting President Erdogan

    Turkish police have arrested a 16-year-old high school student in the city of Konya on charges of insulting President Tayyip Erdogan, local media reported on Thursday. The teenager's lawyers have appealed against the prosecution, which came after he read...
  • Syria's war enters new year more fragmented than ever

    Deep into its fourth year of conflict, Syria looks less and less like a state than a patchwork of warring fiefdoms, making outside powers more reluctant to intervene even as it becomes more destabilizing for the region. The United States finally entered...
  • Pope sends Christmas message to persecuted Middle East Christians

    VATICAN CITY Pope Francis on Tuesday published a special Christmas message for persecuted Christians in the Middle East, telling them he prays for them "every day" and announcing plans to visit them in person. Christian presence in the Middle East has...
  • EU's Tusk urges Erdogan to respect judicial process

    Donald Tusk, president of the European Council of EU leaders, urged Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday to ensure fair treatment of recent detainees, a week after sharp exchanges between the bloc and its prospective Muslim member. In a...
  • Report: Al Jazeera Buys Top Turkish Pay-TV Operator Digiturk

    Turkish media are reporting that Sheikh Nasser Al-Khelaifi of Qatar has acquired a controlling stake in leading Turkish satellite pay TV operator Digiturk, which is to become part of the Al Jazeera Media Network, in what would mark the largest takeover...
  • 2014 in review: Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Romeoville

    2014 in review: Bolingbrook, Plainfield and Romeoville
    It was a busy year in our neck of southwest Chicagoland. As this calendar year wraps up, here is a roundup of the prominent local stories we wrote about in Plainfield, Bolingbrook and Romeoville. Thanks for reading and send any news tips in 2015 to...
  • Landmine explosion wounds seven soldiers in southeast Turkey

    Seven Turkish soldiers including a battalion commander were wounded on Monday when their armoured vehicle drove over a land mine in mainly Kurdish southeast Turkey, the military said. It did not say who planted the mine, or when, but Kurdistan Workers...
  • Iraqi Kurds, Yazidis fight Islamic State for strategic town of Sinjar

    Iraqi Kurds, Yazidis fight Islamic State for strategic town of Sinjar
    Kurdish and Yazidi fighters battled Islamic State militants to take back the strategic northern Iraqi town of Sinjar on Sunday after breaking a months-long siege of the mountain above it. Seizing the town would restore the majority of territory Iraq's...
  • Turkey's Erdogan 'closely following' legal case against rival cleric

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he is closely following an inquiry into a U.S.-based Islamic preacher and media outlets close to him and dismissed criticism that the case is politically motivated. Erdogan spoke a day after an...
  • Turkish court issues arrest warrant for cleric now in US

    ISTANBUL A Turkish criminal court issued an arrest warrant Friday for Fethullah Gulen, a Turkish religious scholar who lives in self-exile in Pennsylvania and has become public enemy No. 1 of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey's increasingly autocratic...