Day: December 19, 2021

Turkish prosecutor general closes investigation into death of Azerbaijan’s ‘graffiti prisoner,’ Bayram Mammadov

December 19, 2021

Published by Global Voices Bayram Mammadov. Photo courtesy of Vahid Aliyev, used with permission. Six months after the body of Azerbaijani activist Bayram Mammadov was found by the Turkish coast guards in Istanbul, the Turkish prosecutor general’s office has issued the final autopsy report, officially closing the investigation into his death. According to the results […]

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Israel set to ban travel to US as Covid curbs widen

December 19, 2021

Published by Al-Araby Israel’s health ministry Sunday recommended banning Israelis from travelling to the United States, and added several European countries to its Covid “red list”, aimed at containing the Omicron variant’s spread. Barring US travel for Israeli citizens and residents would mark a significant step for Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s government, given the hundreds […]

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Erdogan vows inflation will not ‘crush’ Turks

December 19, 2021

Published by Al-Araby President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Sunday to rein in high interest rates and inflation, which are decimating Turks’ purchasing power. Erdogan has gone against orthodox economic thinking as part of a “war of economic independence”, arguing repeatedly that high rates push up inflation. “Sooner or later, just as we lowered inflation to […]

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Turkey’s Erdogan says he lowered inflation to 4% before, will do again

December 19, 2021

Published by Al-Araby ANKARA, Dec 19 (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said he had lowered Turkey’s inflation to around 4% before and that he will achieve that again soon as annual price rises hit 21% due to his push for aggressive monetary easing that has sent the lira crashing. Erdogan has said the new policy […]

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‫تطوير (27) مشروع ريادي في ختام برنامج سكنى فنشرز ويونيفونك «Unifonic X»

December 19, 2021

الرياض, 19 ديسمبر 2021 /PRNewswire/ — اختتم صندوق الاستثمارات “سكنى فنشرز” وشركة “يونيفونك” برنامجهما الافتتاحي لريادة الأعمال «UnifonicX» والذي استمر قرابة 14 أسبوعاً بمشاركة المئات من المختصين، وذلك خلال حفل أقيم الأربعاء 15 ديسمبربمركز المنشآت الصغيرة والمتوسطة ببنك الرياض في العاصمة السعودية الرياض بحضور عدد من المستثمرين ورواد الأعمال والشركاء المحتملون والداعمون. وقد شارك في […]

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Living area believed to be from Middle Ages found in eastern Turkey

December 19, 2021

A living space thought to belong to the Middle Ages was discovered in an area overlooking eastern Lake Van in Turkey.Excavation efforts led by archeology professor Rafet Cavusoglu from Van Yuzuncu Yil University are on…

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Galatasaray salvage 1 point with late goal over Basaksehir

December 19, 2021

Galatasaray salvaged a point over Medipol Basaksehir in their Super Lig clash on Saturday.Stefano Okaka scored a bicycle kick goal in the 20th minute for Medipol Basaksehir at Nef Stadium in Istanbul.Mostafa Mohamed’s e…

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Fenerbahce Opet finish 3rd in 2021 FIVB Women’s Club World Championship

December 19, 2021

Turkish volleyball team Fenerbahce Opet on Sunday defeated Brazilian opponents Minas 3-0 in the third-place match of the 2021 FIVB Women’s Club World Championship.Fenerbahce Opet sealed the victory in Ankara with the set…

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