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  • Turkey 2017-04-18 02:39

    By Frida Ghitis

    Turkey's democracy died today

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared victory in a referendum over a new constitution that will make him far more powerful, potentially for many more years to come. The result, which the opposition is calling fraudulent, promises to make Turkey less democratic, more bitterly divided and more religious than ever.

  •  Three Passions: Book, Coffee and Chocolate Festival 2017-04-02 15:55

    Iran guest country of Turkey’s Book, Coffee and Chocolate Festival

    TEHRAN – Iran is the guest country of the Three Passions: Book, Coffee and Chocolate Festival, which is currently underway at the Harbiye Military Museum in Istanbul.

  • istanbul 2017-02-03 19:18

    Iranian artists display works at Istanbul gallery 

    TEHRAN – The Nidra Art Group composed of many Iranian artists is displaying a collection of paintings and calligraphic paintings by its members at Idil Gallery in Istanbul.

  • حادثه تروریستی 2017-01-01 20:38

    Iran condemns bloody New Year in Turkey, Iraq  

    TEHRAN – Iran condemned on Sunday terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Baghdad and Najaf, saying the blasts are the result of an instrumental use of terrorism. 

  • Iranian embassy in Ankara 2016-12-20 14:23

    Iran closes consulates in three Turkish cities

    TEHRAN - The Iranian embassy in Ankara closed its consulates in the three Turkish cities of Istanbul, Trabzon and Erzurum on Tuesday after the Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot deal in Ankara on Monday.

  • Bombing Istanbul 2016-12-13 02:22

    By Patrick Cockburn

    We still don't know who bombed Istanbul – and that's a sign of the trouble Turkey is now in

    The bombings that killed 38 people and injured 155 after a football match in Istanbul is the latest episode to underline Turkey’s violent instability. Government officials blame the attack on the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), with which the Turkish state has been fighting a guerrilla war since 1984. But only a week ago the spokesman of ISIL called on its followers to target “the security, military, economic and media establishment” in Turkey.

  • calligraphy 2016-11-07 18:07

    Iranian master of calligraphy Ali Shirazi displaying works in Istanbul 

    TEHRAN – Istanbul’s Abaci Art Gallery is playing host to an exhibition of calligraphy paintings by Iranian master of calligraphy Ali Shirazi.

  • abu35.jpg 2016-10-07 18:10

    Shahrdad Rohani to perform in Istanbul

    TEHRAN – The world-renowned Iranian pianist Shahrdad Rohani who is also the conductor of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra, is scheduled to perform a concert in Istanbul, Turkey on October 9.