Inflammatory rhetoric divides Turkey ahead of local elections

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stepped up his already inflammatory political…

The real housewives of AKP

Funda Tanrıverdi, a stay-at-home mother-of-three from Istanbul, has a clear political hero:…

Twitter, the Turkish State’s New Political Tool

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has launched a new political battlefront ahead…

LGBT Muslims struggle to find their place in Turkey

Deniz, a 20-year-old observant Muslim who lives in Istanbul, works as a…

A Muslim Feminist defies tradition

Rümeysa Çamdereli, the 29-year-old mother of a three-year-old boy, is a devout,…

Internet censorship in Turkey

When two members of the banned communist group DHKP-C kidnapped a district…

Controversies surround Istanbul’s new airport

Istanbul’s new airport, expected to be the world’s largest when complete, was…

Syrians in Turkey search for home

When Adnan Hacadnan and his family fled Aleppo four years ago and…

Turkey’s mooted Uber ban disappoints both drivers and customers

When the taxi app Uber launched in Istanbul in 2014, locals thought they…

Turkish crackdown drives home brewers to drink

For the last year Bikem, a 33-year-old Istanbul-based editor, has been making…