Turkey identifies alleged Istanbul nightclub attacker

Turkey identifies alleged Istanbul nightclub attacker

Turkish authorities have identified the gunman responsible for the attack on an elite nightclub that killed 39 people celebrating New Year, the foreign minister said Wednesday. “The identity of the person responsible for the Istanbul attack has been established,” Mevlut Cavusoglu told Anadolu news agency during a televised interview. He did not name the attacker […]

Foreign nationals counted among Istanbul attack victims

Foreign nationals counted among Istanbul attack victims

Foreigners, including many nationals of Arab countries, were among the dead in the New Year shooting rampage at an Istanbul nightclub, officials said on Sunday. A total of 39 people were killed in the assault at the exclusive Reina club on the shores of the Bosphorus and 65 injured, officials said. Here is a breakdown […]

Dozens killed in New Year’s Eve attack on Istanbul nightclub

Dozens killed in New Year’s Eve attack on Istanbul nightclub

An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s celebrations Saturday, killing at least 39 people and wounding close to 70 others, said Turkey’s interior minister. At least one gunman shot his way into an Istanbul nightclub packed with hundreds of New […]

Explosion strikes near sports stadium in Istanbul

Explosion strikes near sports stadium in Istanbul

A suspected car bomb outside a soccer stadium in central Istanbul wounded around 20 people on Saturday, hours after the end of a match between two of Turkey’s top teams, in what appeared to be an attack targeting riot police. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu, speaking in parliament during a budget hearing, said around 20 people […]

Several killed as explosions, gunfire rock Istanbul’s Ataturk airport

Several killed as explosions, gunfire rock Istanbul’s Ataturk airport

  A triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport killed at least 32 people and left scores wounded, in the latest deadly strike to rock Turkey’s biggest city. The attackers began spraying bullets at airport guards at the terminal entrance and a shootout erupted before they blew themselves up one by one […]