Anatolia’s biggest caravanserai to be restored
17 Şubat 2017 - 01:10
Anatolia’s biggest caravanserai to be restored
Restoration work for Anatolia's biggest caravanserai, called "Sultan Han," will start in March in the town of Sultanhanı in Turkey's central Aksaray province. The caravanserai was built eight centuries ago by the Seljuk Sultan Alaeddin Kayqubad to provide shelter and protection to travelers on the Silk Road.
Turkey offers virtual tour of 'biggest mosaic museum'
28 Kasım 2016 - 13:02
Turkey offers virtual tour of 'biggest mosaic museum'
The world's biggest mosaic museum, Zeugma Mosiac Museum, in Turkey's southeastern Gaziantep province, is now available for virtual tours, it was announced Sunday.
Paris hosts exhibition on Ottoman genius Matrakci Nasuh
31 Ekim 2016 - 11:42
Paris hosts exhibition on Ottoman genius Matrakci Nasuh
Turkish Culture Minister Nabi Avci inaugurated an exhibition on Ottoman scholar and intellectual Matrakci Nasuh at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris Thursday.
Refugee women find solace in Swedish crochet project
31 Ekim 2016 - 11:39
Refugee women find solace in Swedish crochet project
There is little doubt that walking many streets in Syria is a life-threatening experience.
Region’s largest ancient mosaic unveiled in West Bank
31 Ekim 2016 - 11:36
Region’s largest ancient mosaic unveiled in West Bank
The Palestinian Tourism and Antiquities Ministry on Thursday unveiled the Middle East's largest ancient mosaic in the Palace of Umayyad Caliph Hisham bin Abdul Malik, located in the West Bank city of Jericho.
First Turkish school set to open in Doha
17 Ekim 2016 - 17:18
First Turkish school set to open in Doha
The first Turkish school is set to open in the Gulf Arab country of Qatar on Sunday, according to the school director.
Turkey picks Cold of Kalandar as Oscar film entry
28 Eylül 2016 - 12:39
Turkey picks Cold of Kalandar as Oscar film entry
Director Mustafa Kara’s film Cold of Kalandar (Kalandar Sogugu) was selected Tuesday as Turkey’s nominee for the Foreign Language Academy Award entry.
October to bring Istanbul Coffee Festival
21 Eylül 2016 - 03:04
October to bring Istanbul Coffee Festival
The Istanbul Coffee Festival will bring together java connoisseurs and enthusiasts in Turkey’s largest city on Oct. 6-9, organizers said on Tuesday.
Call to prayer from Istanbul's Hagia Sophia
03 Temmuz 2016 - 13:51
Call to prayer from Istanbul's Hagia Sophia
Hagia Sophia reverberated to a muezzin’s call to morning prayer from inside the 6th century Istanbul landmark for the first time in 85 years on Saturday.
250,000 Muslims visit Al-Aqsa for 3rd Friday of Ramadan
25 Haziran 2016 - 12:54
250,000 Muslims visit Al-Aqsa for 3rd Friday of Ramadan
Around 250,000 Muslims turned out to pray at East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque for the third Friday of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month.
Exhibition in Canada features WWI Ottoman pilots
11 Haziran 2016 - 19:28
Exhibition in Canada features WWI Ottoman pilots
A new exhibition in Canada, focusing on air battles during the First World War and featuring a section on Ottoman war pilots, has opened its doors to the public on Friday.
Istanbulites make ready for Ramadan resolutions
05 Haziran 2016 - 01:36
Istanbulites make ready for Ramadan resolutions
With the approach of the holy month of Ramadan, millions of Muslims are weighing up possible resolutions to improve their mental, physical and spiritual well-being.
The challenges of selling simit – Turkey's #1 snack
04 Mayıs 2016 - 12:30
The challenges of selling simit – Turkey's #1 snack
Fifty-eight-year-old Burhan Yilmaz is on his feet for more than 12 hours a day, selling the main fuel for millions of busy Istanbul residents – simit, the legendary Turkish bagels with sesame seeds.
100th anniversary of Kut al-Amara Ottoman victory marked
30 Nisan 2016 - 14:39
100th anniversary of Kut al-Amara Ottoman victory marked
The 100th anniversary of the Kut al-Amara victory against the British was commemorated Friday at the Ottoman Turkish Martyrs cemetery in eastern Iraq.
Turkey stages children's theatre festival
28 Nisan 2016 - 13:32
Turkey stages children's theatre festival
Thousands are expected to attend the international children’s theatre festival Little Ladies, Little Gentlemen, which starts in Ankara on Tuesday.
Ottoman sultan’s paintings to be displayed in Paris
21 Nisan 2016 - 14:48
Ottoman sultan’s paintings to be displayed in Paris
Paintings of Ottoman Sultan Abdulaziz will be showcased at an exhibition in Paris between April 26 and May 7, organizer International Culture and Arts Association said in a statement Wednesday.
Classic Ottoman design featured in US largest mosque
29 Mart 2016 - 12:30
Classic Ottoman design featured in US largest mosque
Twin minarets placed within a traditional Islamic social complex called kulliye, reflects the classical Ottoman architecture of the U.S.’s largest mosque that will officially open later this week.
Experts volunteer to save non-Muslim heritage in Turkey
11 Mart 2016 - 12:30
Experts volunteer to save non-Muslim heritage in Turkey
An exciting new project to protect Anatolia’s non-Muslim architectural heritage is bringing together volunteers from Turkey, Greece and Armenia.
Center promotes Turkish language skills in Bosnia
08 Mart 2016 - 13:02
Center promotes Turkish language skills in Bosnia
Turkish Yunus Emre Cultural Center has provided nearly 10,000 people in Bosnia-Herzegovina with education in Turkish language since 2009, the center’s local coordinator, Mehmet Akif Yaman, has told Anadolu Agency.
Turkey's mosque project in Albania on schedule
01 Mart 2016 - 13:16
Turkey's mosque project in Albania on schedule
Construction of the Namazgah Mosque in the Albanian capital of Tirana, which when completed with Turkey’s assistance, will be one of the biggest mosques in the Balkans, is gathering pace, an engineer associated with the project recently told Anadolu Agency.
A different take on the Balkan literature: Baška
23 Şubat 2016 - 13:02
A different take on the Balkan literature: Baška
Baška is an art, culture and literary magazine based from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Baška is the only multi-language magazine in the country and houses Bosnian, Turkish and English languages between its covers.