#Istanbul

Hundreds of Muslim faithfuls were making their way to Istanbul's landmark Hagia Sophia on Friday to take part in the first prayers in 86 years at the structure that once was one of Christendom's most significant cathedrals, then a mosque and museum before its reconversion into a Muslim place of worship.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed not to allow any Islamic State fighters to escape northern Syria, in an editorial published Tuesday, following fears from Western nations over its offensive in the region.

Ekrem Imamoglu won the first vote in March by a tiny margin of just 13,000 votes in the city of 15 million.

The payments to his four children -- two sons and two daughters -- "are part of an effort by Saudi Arabia to reach a long-term arrangement with Khashoggi family members, aimed in part at ensuring that they continue to show restraint in their public statements," the Post said.

Washington: The son of murdered Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has arrived in the US after leaving Riyadh with his family, on Thursday, according to a source. Salah bin Jamal Khashoggi, a dual US-Saudi citizen, had previously been unable to leave Riyadh after his passport was restricted by the Kingdom few months ago. ALSO READ: Germany, France …

Washington: In its first, careful steps toward punishing the Saudis involved in the death of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the US administration has revoked 21 visas of Riyadh men linked to the murder, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said. It was the first concrete step by the Donald Trump administration after the disclosure of Khashoggi’s …

Istanbul: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that he will make statements about murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during his party’s parliamentary group meeting on Tuesday. Speaking at an event in Istanbul on Sunday, Erdogan stated that Turkey seeks justice and will reveal the “naked truth”, according to a source. ALSO READ: Germany’s Merkel suspends arms …

Berlin/Paris: Strongly condemning the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi consulate in Istanbul, both France and Germany have called for “further” and “comprehensive” investigation into the incident. “With great dismay, we have received the confirmation of the violent death of Jamal Khashoggi,” said a statement issued by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Heiko …