While leaving behind 2018, ILKHA revived memories with the compiled important developments in Turkiye and the world.

The highlights of 2018 from ILKHA's lens are as follows:

JANUARY

Mysterious power: Bitcoin

While the virtual currency 'Bitcoin', which emerged suddenly and quickly gained value as it was on the agenda, was gaining momentum with the support of the secret power behind it, the experts and Diyanet warn about it.

Dozens killed in the attacks on East Guta

In Syria, dozens of civilians have been lost their lives in the intense air attacks on the East Guta region, where under the blockade of the Assad regime.

Racist candidate wants to burn mosques

In the Netherlands, Utrecht city councilor candidates Henk van Deun said that the mosques should be burned down as the election promises.

Food crisis in Venezuela

In Venezuela, food shortages have increased day by day, and plundering in the country has begun.

"Nobody cares about us"

Painful families of six people, who lost their lives in the bomb attack carried out by the PKK in Diyarbakır Çınar district, said they have been victimized because no one has cared about them despite two years.

US to form 30,000-strong 'border army' in Syria

The US announced that a "border army" would be formed in Syria under the command of PYD/YPG consist of 30,000-strong.

Explosions in Baghdad kill 26 people

In two different explosions of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, 26 people lost their lives and 95 other people reportedly were injured.

President Erdoğan to the US: You will be a disgrace

"The 30,000-strong army you set up will not be able to fully represent you there, and you will be a disgrace in front of your strategic partner," said President Erdoğan related to the "border army" under the command of PYD/YPG.

Decision on the murder of Syrian pregnant woman and her baby

Twice aggravated life and 72 years of imprisonment were given to two defendants in the case of killing a Syrian pregnant woman and her 10-month-old baby in Turkiye's Sakarya.

Hizbullah Congregation Guide Gümüş issued a message on January 17

Edip Gümüş, the guide of the Turkiye's Hizbullah Congregation, published a message on the 18th anniversary of the martyrdom of the founder of the Jamaah, Hüseyin Velioglu.

Hüseyin Velioğlu memorializes in the 18th year of his martyrdom

Hüseyin Velioğlu, the founding guide of the Jemaah of Hizbullah in Turkiye, who devoted his life to the Islamic cause, memorialized in the 18th year of his martyrdom.

WhatsApp takes video and photos without informing the user

WhatsApp, the popular messaging application work under the social media giant Facebook, said it would take videos and photos without informing the user.

School report time excitement for 18 million students

Approximately 18 million students studying in the primary, secondary and high schools with preschool education institutions will take their school report today in Turkiye.

Operation of Afrin to be launched says, Turkish Minister of National Defense Canikli

"This operation will be launched, will be done, all the terrorist lines in the north of Syria, the assets will be removed. There is no other choice," said National Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli related to Afrin operation.

Possible Afrin operation: Target, scope and expected results

While military operations against Afrin, one of the PKK's most important cantons in Syria, are gaining momentum, a possible operation will cause political consequences, as well as military consequences in Tal Rifaat, Idlib and Afrin, respectively.

Land operation launched on Afrin

Land operations were launched on the second day of the Olive Branch Operation conducted by Turkish Army in Afrin.

ECtHR announces 2017 statics

Turkiye became the third country has the most cases before the European Court of Human Rights applicants in 2017.

Germany suspends the modernization of tanks in Turkiye

Germany has suspended the modernization of Leopard tanks project under the Turkish Armed Forces till the new government.

Who will stop the persecution of zionist on Turkiye's citizens?

Many citizens of Turkiye, who visit Jerusalem for the last time, are subject to severe human right violations by the zionists, starts from Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, the first stop of the occupied territories and continue until the return.

Abderrazak Makri visits HUDA PAR

Abderrazzak Makri, President of Algeria Movement of Society for Peace, visited Zekeriya Yapıcıoğlu, President of HUDA PAR in Istanbul.

Bombing attacks in Kabul: 95 dead, 158 injured

In Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, 95 people lost their lives and 158 people injured in a bomb-loaded car attack.

ILKHA is in Azez region

In the scope of following developments in Afrin operation in Syria, ILKHA team is in Azez located near Burseya Mountain where the intense clashes take place.

Police operation on Furkan Foundation: 20 detention

Twenty people, including Alparslan Kuytul, founding president of the Foundation, were taken into custody in the operation carried out against the Furkan Foundation.

Central Bank announces inflation forecast

Turkish Central Bank predicted that inflation would be 7.9 percent by the end of 2018 in Turkiye.

FEBRUARY

The US puts Haniyeh on "terror blacklist"

US State Department has added Ismail Haniyeh, the senior political leader of Hamas resistance movement, on "terror blacklist".

Supermoon sights in Turkiye

Supermoon eclipse was seen in Turkiye as seen in many parts of the world.

Immigrant boat capsizes: 90 dead

It is stated that the majority of Pakistani people, 90 people have drowned when a boat capsized off the coast of Libya on Friday.

 

The Netherlands withdraws its ambassador to Turkiye

The Netherlands withdrew its ambassador to Turkiye was officially announced.

 

Mullah Hüseyin al-Buti passed away

Seyda Mullah Hüseyin al-Buti, who is one of the opinion leaders of the region, has passed away in Turkiye's Diyarbakır.

"Extrajudicial killing Muslims in Arakan"

A news agency has published details of an investigation into the Rohingyans Muslim murdered by soldiers and Buddhist gangs, who were living in the Arakan state of Myanmar in the Southeast Asian country.

Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow

Russia plane carrying 71 people crashes near capital Moscow.

 

More than 230 civilians lost their lives in a week: UN

According to a statement made by the United Nations, more than 230 civilian lost lives in Syria last week in the air strikes carried out by the Syrian regime and Russia.

Sexual abuse scandal from British charity Oxfam

The British aid agency Oxfam employees have caused sexual abuse for money in needy women who survived the earthquake in Haiti.

Umrah award-winning Al-Sira exam holds in Turkiye

Umrah award-winning Al-Sira al-Nabawiyya exam was held on Sunday with the theme of 'Read Him, Live Him' by Prophet Lovers Platform throughout Turkiye.

We prevented the Islamic world from invading us: Hungarian Prime Minister

"We have succeeded in protecting our southern borders by building wire mesh, preventing the world of Islam from invading us," said Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban about Muslim immigrants in European countries.

"400 thousand civilians in Eastern Ghouta live hell on earth"

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that 400,000 civilians in East Guta live hell on earth, also called for a cessation of hostilities to enable humanitarian aid deliveries, and the evacuation of the sick and wounded.

We tested 200 new weapons in Syria: Russia

The head of the Defense Committee of the Russian Parliament has announced that Moscow has tested more than 200 new weapons in Syria.

Process of Feb. 28 coup d'état

February 28, the name of a dark coup against the will, the faith and the culture of the society, is being remembered cursedly because of the great destruction and suffers it has caused.

"End the persecution of Feb. 28"

The families victimized by the judgment of FETO and the Feb. 28 have demanded the release of their children, who have been held in prisons for years, saying they want the persecution imposed for 20 years to terminate.

MARCH 

Syrian women force sexual exploitation in return for humanitarian aid

In Syria, some officials providing aid on behalf of the United Nations and other organizations reportedly forcing Syrian women to commit sexual exploitation in return for humanitarian aid.

Statement on "retrial of victims of Feb 28" from President Erdoğan

Responding to a question about the re-trial of Feb. 28 victims would start or not, President Erdoğan said, "There is a study by the Ministry of Justice on this issue."

Conscience Convoy departs Istanbul

The Conscience Convoy, which was formed on the demand of the freedom of women in Assad's prisons, started its journey from Istanbul.

Russian plane crashes in Syria kills 32

A Russian cargo plane crashed in Syria, killing 32 people on board.

Buddhist gangs kill Muslims and mosques set ablaze

In Sri Lanka, it is stated that many Muslims have been martyred and some mosques have been set on fire after the attacks of buddhist gangs.

 "Devil's triangle," says Prince Salman for Turkiye, Qatar, and Iran

Visiting Egypt, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman used "devil's triangle" expressions for Turkiye, Qatar, and Iran.

Money worthless than paper in Venezuela

Due to the country's currency experienced hyperinflation, Venezuela's Bolivar rapidly lose value.

"Agent" crisis between England and Russia

British police announced that Sergei Skripal was exposed to a chemical that affects his nervous system, who was spying on behalf of the UK while serving in Russian military intelligence.

Syria meeting in Astana

Turkiye, Iran and Russia foreign ministers discussed the latest situation on Syria in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan.

Afrin city center under control: President Erdoğan

President Erdoğan said that Afrin city center was completely under control by 08.30, on Sunday morning.

Mahmoud Abbas called US ambassador 'son of a dog'

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas called the US Ambassador David Friedman "son of a dog".

The last male northern white rhinoceros dies

The last male northern white rhinoceros Sudan living in the world died.

Trump's additional customs tax decision plunges world stock markets

The New York stock market started out with the news that the US would bring additional customs duties and restrictions to China.

16 billion dollar deal between Saudis and US

Companies of Saudis and US have signed on 36 memoranda of understanding worth $ 16 billion.

Guterres warns for another Cold War period

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned for the tension between the US and Russia is to "similar, to a large extent, to what we lived during the Cold War."

MIT's FETO operation in Kosovo

Six FETO members were caught and brought to Turkiye in the operation conducted by MIT [National Intelligence Organization] in Kosovo.

APRIL 

Karlov assassination bases on Gulen

The investigation into the murder of Former Russian Ambassador to Ankara Karlov Andrey resulted in the arrest of eight suspects.

Arrest warrant issued for eight people including Fethullah Gulen, Emre Uslu and Serif Ali Tekalan for the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Ankara Andrey Karlov's investigation.

The USA hits madrasa in Afghanistan

More than 100 instructors, students and civilians were killed or wounded in a madrasa hit by US' bombs in the Kunduz province of Afghanistan.

The S-400 issue is okay, we closed that subject: Erdoğan

President Erdoğan said, "We made an agreement about the S-400 and we closed this subject, done that job."

Turkish Liras at the most insignificant level of history

With the recent increases in the dollar and the euro, the Turkish lira continues to be the most depreciating currency in the world.

Gunman kills 4 at the university

The armed attack took place in Eskişehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Education. It was stated that four people lost their lives in the attack.

A child dies every 10 minutes in Yemen

Every ten minutes in Yemen, a child under the age of five is said to have lost their lives due to conflict and starvation.

Patient treated with "Alternative Medicine"

Using Alternative Medicine Techniques Iranian physicians Suleiman Moeinzadfarrokhzad rehabilitated little Jiyan with essences, date palm, and herbal medicine.

Occupation zionist massacre continues in Palestine: 32 martyred 2,850 injured

More than 2,850 people, many of whom were shot with live bullets, were injured while the number of martyrs in the attacks on the zionist terrorist gang against the Palestinians reached 32.

Military aircraft crashes in Algeria: 257 dead

A military cargo plane crashed in Algeria killed 257 military personnel on board.

Palestinians will not accept US Peace Plan: Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said they would not accept a peace plan between the Palestinians and israel that would be regulated by the United States.

The Palestinians flocked to the border on the third Friday of the Great Return March

The Palestinian people flocked to the border on the third Friday of the Great Return March and performed the Friday prayer at the border.

People of Batman demonstrate their love for the Prophet

The Prophet Lovers Platform organized a mass mawlid activity in Turkiye's Batman in Mawlid Area with intense participation of the Prophet lovers with the theme of "Understanding the Prophet Muhammad and Living His Sunnah".

We decided to hold the elections on June 24, says President Erdoğan

"We decided to hold the elections on June 24, 2018," said President Erdoğan. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a press conference at the Presidential Complex following his meeting with Chairman of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Devlet Bahçeli.

HUDA PAR calls for "Fair Solution to the Kurdish Issue"

HUDA PAR President Zekeriya Yapıcıoğlu publicized the road map of his party for the Kurdish issue with a press conference.

The Kurdish issue should be resolved in a fair framework said HUDA PAR President Zekeriya Yapıcıoğlu by presenting the roadmap of his party for the settlement of the Kurdish issue at the press conference.

Prophet lovers sent a message from Diyarbakır to the Islamic World

The event of "Understanding the Prophet Muhammad and Living His Sunnah" in Diyarbakır held by Prophet Lovers Platform with big enthusiasm. It was emphasized in the event that Prophet Muhammad took racism and interest under his feet.

Thousands of refugee children missing in Europe

In Western Europe, the announcement of the missing of hundreds of Muslim children in Belgium turned eyes again to "missing refugee children."

The coalition led by Saudi bombed Yemen: 33 dead

The number of people lost their lives at the airstrike on the wedding house carried out by the coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia has reached to 33.

The Mediterranean turned into a "sea of death": 900 dead

It is stated that about 900 people lost their lives after the sinking of a carrying immigrant boat, which left a port 50 kilometers away from Libya's capital Tripoli.

Historical meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea

Peace decision has emerged in the South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un historic summit held on both sides of the demarcation line separating the two Koreas on Friday morning.

MAY

Attacks in Kabul killed 32 people including 8 journalists

Twin attacks took place in Afghanistan's capital Kabul killed 32 people, including 8 journalists.

Mosque attack in Nigeria: 53 people killed

In Nigeria, 53 people were killed and at least 60 people were wounded in an attack on a mosque.

Sandstorm and heavy rain in India: 98 dead

At least 98 people have died due to the sandstorm and heavy rainfall in India.

HUDA PAR slams arrogance of 300 French

HUDA PAR Deputy Chairman Sait Şahin reacted strongly to the scandal manifesto signed by 300 French led-by the former President of France Sarkozy over the Qur'an to remove some of the verses.

The US will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal: Trump

"I am announcing today that the US will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal," said US President Donald Trump.

"The US wants to sign a new Sykes-Picot with Russia in Syria"

Evaluating the zionists terror regime attacks targeting Iran presence in Syria, HUDA PAR Deputy Chairman Sait Şahin pointed out that the US wants to sign a new Sykes-Picot agreement with Russia in Syria.

"Al-Quds is the eternal capital of Palestine"

Protest marches took place across Turkiye, including Istanbul in order to stand with the Palestinians 'Great Return March' and to shout that Al-Quds is not alone.

zionist terror in Gaza: 55 martyrs, 2,771 injured

The Palestinians, who protested the US' moving its embassy to Al-Quds, were martyred by zionists attacks.

The US embassy building in Jerusalem was officially opened on Monday despite the rising slams of the whole world. Palestinians gathered on the Gaza fence in protest against this step of the US. Some 55 Palestinians were martyred and other 1,771 people injured as the zionist terror gangs attacked unarmed protestors.

Hizbullah calls for Al-Quds

"Muslims and all those opposed to persecution must take steps in the political, economic, cultural and military arena, and must make the zionist regime and the US, the great devil, to regret their this attempt," said Turkiye's Hizbullah.

ILKHA now available in Persian

Ilke News Agency increased the number of available languages to 5 by adding Persian.

Chlorine gas used in Idlib: OPCW

OPCW confirmed that chlorine gas was used on February 4, in the attack in Syria's Idlib city.

Sadr's alliance set to win Iraqi election

According to unofficial results; the Iraqi Election Commission explained that the Sairoon alliance under the leadership of Muqtada al Sadr is set to win in the Iraqi parliamentary elections.

JUNE

Reactionary decision on burka and veil in Denmark

Denmark took a reactionary decision to ban the burqa and the veil in the public space.

"We have no choice but to unite"

Diyarbakır's independent MP candidate Zekeriya Yapıcıoğlu said that there is no choice for the Ummah but to unite for the solution of the problems.

Lavas kill dozens in Guatemala

Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala caused a lava river, which killed dozens in a village it passed through and destroyed houses.

Coalition forces killed hundreds of civilians: Amnesty

Amnesty International announced that the US-led coalition forces killed hundreds of civilians in Raqqa and injured thousand.

"My brother lost his life in a traffic accident"

Mullah Beşir Varol, elder brother of Mullah Muhammad Said Varol announced Tuesday that his brother had lost his life as a result of a traffic accident. Mullah Muhammad Said Varol was one of the leading figures of the Jamaah of Hizbullah in Turkiye.

Boat capsizes in Indonesia: 178 people missing

Some 178 people reportedly are missing as the result of a boat overturned in Indonesia's Sumatra Island.

World leaders congratulate Erdoğan

Azerbaijan President Aliyev, Hungarian Prime Minister Orban, Bosnian Herzegovina Council President Izetbegović and Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama congratulate President Erdoğan over unofficial the election results.

 Martyrs of Susa commemorated in the 26th anniversary

Ten Muslims who slaughtered by the PKK in the village of Susa 26 years ago is once more commemorated on the anniversary of their martyrdom.

Ebru Özkan's family told ILKHA the process they live

Following her visit to Al-Quds [Jerusalem], Ebru Özkan's detention period was extended, who was kidnapped by the zionists at the Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv during her return to Turkiye on June 11.

Dutch bans burqa in public places

Dutch senators have signed a scandal bill approved to ban the burqa from some public places including schools and hospitals.

History of PKK's massacres

Since its establishment, the PKK, which has committed many massacres, carried out brutal attacks occasionally in the village squares killed without discriminate between children, women and elderly and sometimes raid on mosques.

JULY

Explosion near ballot warehouse in Kirkuk region

In Kirkuk, 20 people were wounded, including several Iraqi troops in two separate explosions Sunday in the area where ballot boxes were stored.

Bid farewell to Professor Dr. Fuat Sezgin

Crown gathered in Fatih Mosque in Istanbul to bid farewell to the historian of Islamic Science Dr. Fuat Sezgin. "We will hopefully announce 2019 as 'Year of Prof. Dr. Fuat Sezgin History of Science in Islam'," said President Erdoğan.

"We won't leave Muslims to the justice of disbelievers and apostates as long as we live"

Speaking on the commemoration program of the PKK's massacre of Susa martyrs, Mullah Beşir Varol said: "We will claim this religion for as long as we live and we won't leave Muslims to the justice of the disbelievers and the apostates."

A striped hyena killed in Batman

A striped hyena, which is said to be one of the extinct animals, has been found dead in a traffic accident in Batman.

Bad news from missing little Leyla

The little Leyla, who was missing in Turkiye's Ağrı, was found dead in her grandfather's village.

Death toll rises to 24 in train derailment

The death toll has risen to 24 in the train derailment took place in Turkiye's Tekirdağ near Çorlu district.

List of ministers of the new government announces

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced the cabinet list of the new government at 22.35 pm in a press release on Monday.

Dollar rises after cabinet announce

The US dollar, which was at the level of 4,55 Turkish Liras before President Erdoğan announce the new cabinet of ministers, has risen to above the level of 4,73 Turkish Liras after the announcement of the new cabinet.

"There are US and zionists behind the coups and mischief work"

The families of the martyrs who were in explanations due to the anniversary of the July 15 coup attempt, and those who were injured that night, said the US was behind the coup attempt.

Uzbekistan's Council of Ministers bans headscarves at middle schools

After the death of Islam Kerimov on September 1, 2016, the pressures and tyranny that are expected to end on Islam and Muslims continue in Uzbekistan.

 Ebru Özkan was released

The citizen of Turkiye Ebru Özkan, who was detained by the zionist occupiers on June 11 after her touristic visit to Al-Quds, has been conditionally released by the so-called court.

Death toll reaches 200 in Japan's flood

In the flood disaster caused by heavy rains in Japan, about 200 people were killed and 50 people are missing in the waters.

24 Ugandan become Muslim

During the opening ceremony of a mosque built by the Orphan's Foundation in Uganda, a Ugandan reportedly became Muslim along with his 2 wives and 21 children.

Gaza insincerity of the UN

UNRWA once again showed its insincerity by announcing that 113 contracts for service in the Gaza Emergency Program will not be renewed.

The biggest "Red Moon Eclipse" of the century was observed

The biggest "Red Moon Eclipse" of the 21st century was observed at 20.13 last night.

Palestinian girl Tamimi freed from jail

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi, who has been in the dungeons of the zionist regime for about 8 months, has released.

Junta court in Egypt sentenced 75 people to death

The coup court in Egypt signed a scandalous verdict by giving 75 death sentences in the case of Ihvan's action in support of Cairo's first elected president, Muhammad Morsi.

AUGUST

US sanctions Turkish ministers Soylu and Gül

The US Treasury Department took sanction decision against Justice Minister Abdülhamit Gül and Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu on the grounds of spy pastor Brunson's imprisonment.

Vocational high school graduate inventor produces infrared camera

The inventor named Muslim Incedal, who has been searching for the lack of color separation machine in the food factory he has worked on, has produced the world's highest resolution infrared camera.

More than a thousand house burned California wildfire

About 20,000 people were evacuated while the wildfire of California started last week and eight people were killed as a result of the fire.

155 Palestinians martyred in Great Return March

The Palestinian Health Ministry announced that 155 Palestinians were martyred in the "Great Return March" on the Gaza border.

"The rise in food prices increases day by day"

Tradesmen and citizens pointed out that increasing food prices seriously affected both themselves and their citizens, and they wanted a solution to the rising prices.

President Erdoğan lays out the 100-day action plan

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan unveiled the 100-day action plan at an event at the Beştepe People’s Culture and Convention Center.

Historical Artuklu bath moved to its new location

The Artuklu bath located in the historical ancient city Hasankeyf in Batman, which would remain under the Ilisu Dam reservoir, has begun to move Monday to its new location.

"The sacrifice is worship approaching Allah"

Speaking about sacrifice [Qurban] worship, Bingol Provincial Mufti Muharrem Genç said that the sacrifice worship is worship made to approach Allah in a spiritual way.

"Constitutional arrangements to meet Kurds' demands should be put on the agenda"

HUDA PAR Chairman Mehmet Yavuz emphasized that the state should urgently put the constitutional arrangement on the agenda that will meet the language and identity demands of the Kurdish people.

Flood in Turkiye's Ordu

Bridges demolished due to heavy rainfall in 3 districts of the Ordu province and on the coast road, while 165 people reportedly were stuck.

We will not lose the economic war: President Erdoğan

Stating on the rise of the rate of exchange, President Erdoğan said they will not lose the economic war.

The death toll in the Indonesian earthquake rose to 387

The number of dead has risen to 387 in Indonesian Lombok Island hit by an earthquake last Sunday.

Significant agreement between the Caspian countries

Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan signed the Caspian Sea Agreement after more than 20 years of negotiations.

Qatar pledges $15 billion investment to Turkiye

Qatar has pledged $15 billion of direct investment in Turkiye said Turkish Presidential Spokesman Ibrahim Kalın.

The number of martyrs in the Great Return March rose to 180

Over 180 Palestinians have been martyred and more than 18,000 Palestinians have been wounded by the live bullets in the Great Return and Breaking the Siege Marches demonstrations of the occupying zionists.

Donations of sacrifice meat by charitable people distributed in Uganda

Charity agencies that distribute sacrificial meats donated by charitable people to Uganda put smiles on faces of the victim and the needy.

Muslim women in Egyptian prisons expose torture every day

Muslim women arrested after a military coup in Egypt reportedly are exposed to psychological and physical torture every day in prisons.


SEPTEMBER

Children perform salaah in the historical site

Colorful images reflected cameras in Diyarbakir, in the prayer event carried out next to Suleyman Mosque for children.

The Mediterranean turns into migrant cemetery

More than 1,600 immigrants have lost or lost their lives in the Mediterranean in 2018 announced the United Nations in a report.

200 years of science and history have burned

The National Museum of Brazil, founded in 1818 in Rio de Janeiro, was severely destroyed on the Sunday evening fire.

Protesters clash with security forces in Basra: 7 dead 68 injured

At least seven people lost their lives and 68 were wounded in the demonstrations held in Basra, Iraq after the security forces fired on people.

Flood kills 1400 so far in India

The death toll in India has risen to 1400, which is caused by heavy rains.

Civilians fleeing Idlib

It is stated that the civilians started to flee the region because of the possibility of the Syrian regime to attack Idlib.

International Criminal Court rules it can investigate crimes against Rohingya Muslims

The International Criminal Court has ruled it can prosecute crimes against Arakanese Muslims in Myanmar.

A turning point for Muslims: Hejira

The Hejira New Year has important messages as a turning point for Muslims, which began with the migration of Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina.

Reyhanlı massacre planner caught with MIT operation

Yusuf Nazik, who was contacting with Syrian intelligence and direct perpetrators in Reyhanlı bomb attack, was captured with an operation conducted by Turkish National Intelligence Service [MIT] and brought to Turkiye.

The war in southern Sudan is over

The ongoing civil war in southern Sudan ended with the signing of peace by the opposition and the government in Ethiopia.

My hair still stand on end when I remember those torments: Victim of September 12

Mahmut Yalçınkaya, one of the victims of the September 12 coup, said although 38 years had passed, he had not forgotten those days he had lived, expressed that his hair stand on end when he remembers torments he was exposed.

France admits systematic torture

France has officially admitted for the first time that it carried out systematic torture during Algeria's independence war.

Erdoğan and Putin agree on the "demilitarized zone" in Idlib

Speaking at a joint press conference with President Putin of the Russian Federation, President Erdoğan said, "Following our discussions, we agreed to form a demilitarized zone between the opposition and the regime-controlled areas."

UN demands actions against Rohingya crimes

The Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar on Tuesday released the full 440-page account of the findings of its 15-month examination of the situation in three states in Myanmar.

Trump to impose tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods

The US administration has decided to impose new tariffs on the $ 200 billion of Chinese product.

Ferry disaster killed at least 136 people in Tanzania

At least 136 people lost their lives in ferry disaster took place in Tanzania on Thursday.

 Attack on military parade in Iran

At least 24 people lost their lives during the armed attack on Saturday on a military parade in Iran's Ahvaz.

Muslim children in China are forcibly taken from their families

It was stated that Muslim children are forcibly taken from their families and were sent to orphanages in China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.

OCTOBER

"It is a great atrocity to jail a scholar unfairly"

The families of the prisoners who were victims of FETO judiciary and Feb. 28 described it as a great atrocity to jail their sons unjustly with the plots and conspiracies and demand this persecution to come to an end.

Trump: We protect Saudi Arabia!

"I said 'King, we're protecting you - you might not be there for two weeks without us - you have to pay for your military,'" said US President Donald Trump at a rally in Mississippi on Tuesday.

Ishak Sağlam elected as president of HUDA PAR

As a result of the voting made at HUDA PAR 3rd Ordinary Grand Congress held in Ankara with the slogan of "Honest Politics Real Justice", Lawyer Ishak Sağlam was elected as the new president of HUDA PAR.

Interpol chief resigns

Interpol announced on Sunday that it had received the resignation of its missing chief Meng Hongwei.

Veil of mystery continues on Jamal Khashoggi disappearing case

The veil of mystery on the allegations of murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has not been lifted while the Turkish-Arab Media Association Chief Turan Kışlakçı said they are sure Khashoggi was brutally killed and taken away.

Indonesian ulema issues a fatwa on "Fethullah Gülen"

The Fatwa Of The Council Of Ulema Tariqas Of Indonesia/Asean declared all activities of Fethullah Gulen and his followers and involved in their activities as haram [forbid] on Friday.

An open-air prison for 35 million people: East Turkestan

Saying they are the most victim, oppressed and helpless people of Ummah and cannot see any support from the world, chairman of the East Turkestan National Assembly Sayyid Tümtürk pointed out that the geography has turned into an open-air prison.

ILKHA is now available in Arabic

Providing news in 5 languages, Ilke News Agency [ILKHA] has added another language, Arabic.

Spy Brunson released

Turkish court lifted house arrest in the case of spy pastor Brunson.

'3rd Scholars Meeting' kicks off in Diyarbakır

The "3rd Scholars Meeting" organized by Ittihad Al Ulama, kicked off Saturday with the participation of scholars from Turkiye, Iran, Iraq, and Syria.

The final declaration of the 3rd Scholars Meeting releases

The final declaration of the 3rd Scholars Meeting, which held by the participation of scholars from Turkiye, Iran, Iraq, and Syria, was read after the end of the sessions.

"Khashoggi killed in a fistfight"

The Saudi Kingdom announced Saturday that the journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight inside of the consulate. The Saudi did not share information about where the body is.

Merkel: No sale of arms to Saudi Arabia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed to halt all German arms exports to Saudi Arabia until the case of Saudi citizen journalist Jamal Khashoggi is cleared up.

One of the unknowns in the history of the Republic: Gülüşkür Massacre

After the martyrdom of "Sheikh Sa'id", the revolutionist cadres of the period slaughtered 28 leading people of the region for no reason in Gülüşkür village of Palu in Elazığ, east of Turkiye.

Three countries agreed on a new constitution in Syria

Turkiye, Russia, and Iran agreed to speed up efforts to establish the Constitutional Committee in Syria.

ECHR: Insulting Prophet Muhammad "is not freedom of expression"

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Thursday that the defamation of the Prophet Muhammad was not freedom of expression.

Big fire in Erbil burns 1200 shops to ground

The fire in Erbil, the capital of Iraq's Kurdistan, burned 1200 shops to ground.

Famous female singer convert Islam

Irish Singer Sinead O'Connor announced that she is a Muslim. O'Connor said that she would use the name Shuhada from now on.

Boing 737 plane crashes in Indonesia

A passenger airliner with 188 people on board has crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Indonesian capital, Jakarta.

Trump threatens migrant caravan: Our military is waiting for you

US President Trump, threatening the migrant caravan moving towards the southern border of the United States, "This is an invention of our country and our military is waiting for you."

The new airport to have a capacity of 200 million passengers

The new airport, which is the first with its size, infrastructure, security systems, and architecture, will have a capacity of 200 million passengers. The first phase of Istanbul New Airport is inaugurated at a ceremony attended by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Top Palestinian body calls to suspend all agreement with zionists

The Palestinian Central Council passed a motion urging the PLO and the Palestinian Authority to suspend all the agreements with the zionists.

NOVEMBER

56,800 migrants either died or missing in four years

Since 2014, at least 56,800 migrants either have been killed or missing. A comprehensive study has been published, which reveals that the number of refugees who have lost their lives or missing worldwide is much higher than expected.

"Amal was always smiling, my heart is broken"

7-year-old Amal Hussein, whose health condition worsened and she was hospitalized due to starvation in Yemen, lost her life.

US starts new sanctions targeting Iran

The US has started to implement the second sanctions package for Iran on Monday.

US Election: Democrats hold the house, Republicans keep Senate

Voters in the US went to the polls for midterm elections. According to unofficial results, the majority of the Republicans remained in the Senate, while the majority of the Democrats hold the House of Representatives.

Ahmed al-Raissouni elected as new president of International Union of Muslim Scholars

International Union of Muslim Scholars elected Prof. Ahmed al-Raissouni as the new president of the union.

Reaction to the arrest of the student who says, "Atatürk is not a deity"

Public showed a great reaction to the arrest of student Emine Şahin, who first detained in Edirne by the police and arrested by the court on statements she said: "was prepared by the police".

 Palestinian resistance forces the zionist minister to resign

Avigdor Lieberman, the Defense Minister of the occupying regime, resigned after the resistance groups in Palestine reached a ceasefire with the zionist regime.

Saudi prosecutor asks death penalty for five in Khashoggi case

Saudi prosecutor demanded the death penalty for 5 individuals in the investigation of Jamal Khashoggi murder.

"The Messenger of Allah changed the system of the earth"

The Messenger of Allah changed the system of oppression, emphasized the political party presidents, scholars, and citizens, who were in statements for Mawlid Al-Nabi, by drawing attention that the society needs his Sunnah.

At least 42 dead during an attack on Mawlid Al-Nabi in Kabul

At least 42 people lost their lives and 60 others wounded in a bomb attack on the Mawlid event held in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.

Turkish Supreme Court signs a scandal verdict against HUDA PAR executives

Turkish Supreme Court approved the penalties of HUDA PAR vice presidents Said Şahin, M.Bahattin Temel, and deputy candidate Fikret Gültekin announced Monday HUDA PAR leader Ishak Sağlam.

Russia opens fire on Ukraine's warships

Ukraine's Navy Command announced that Russia opened fire on Ukrainian warships on Sunday.

Mosaics smuggled to the US, back home in Gaziantep

The pieces of the "Gypsy Girl" mosaic, brought from the USA to Turkiye Tuesday and kept at Istanbul airport due to the fog, reached Gaziantep, southeast of Turkiye, on Wednesday.

DECEMBER

Leaders attend G20 Summit in Argentina

The G20 Leaders Summit, which took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where President Erdoğan also attended, began on Friday.

Qatar withdraws from OPEC

Qatar, as of January 2019, will be withdrawn from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

"The reasons why the Ummah in this situation are ignorance, division, and poverty"

Speaking at the 27th International Congress of the Union of Muslim Communities, HUDA PAR Deputy Chairman Zekeriya Yapıcıoğlu said, "The reason why the Islamic Ummah in this situation are ignorance, division, and poverty."

Another scholar martyred in prison in East Turkestan

Abdul Karim Abdul Wali, a well-known scholar of East Turkestan, who had been kept in the Chinese dungeons for 28 years, was martyred.

French government steps back

In France, the government stepped back due to the "yellow vest" [gilets jaunes] protests across the country and suspended the fuel tax rises for six months.

Turkish Prosecutor: Covering head in the army is contrary to the principle of secularism

Council of State prosecutor, who explained his opinion in the case against the headscarf freedom in the Turkish Armed Forces [TAF], stated that a woman covering her head in the TAF is contrary to the principle of secularism.

We will begin operations in the east of Euphrates within a few days: Erdoğan

"We have stated that we will begin our military operation in a few days to save the east of Euphrates from the separatist terrorist organization," President Erdoğan said on Wednesday.

Death toll rises 9 in train crash in Ankara

At least 9 people lost their lives and dozens more injured as the high-speed train crashed with another locomotive in Turkiye's capital Ankara.

Turkiye establishes its Space Agency

A presidential decree on the establishment of Turkiye Space Agency was published in the Official Gazette on Thursday.

Dam gate collapses in the east of Turkiye

One of the 3 dam gate in Dicle Hes Dam in Eğil, district of Diyarbakır, collapsed due to pressurized water.

Footage of Dicle Dam viewed by ILKHA's drone team

Footages taken by ILKHA's drone team show pressurized water flow from the broken gate of Dicle Dam, in Diyarbakır's Eğil district, southeast of Turkiye.

Yemen's truce to be implemented on December 18

An official from the Ansar Allah movement told the UN's special envoy to Yemen that the cease-fire in Hodeidah would take effect on December 18.

Graves of the prophets surfaced after the recede of dam water

The area, where ex-graves of Prophet Elyesa and Nabi Harut located, surfaced with the withdrawal of Dicle Dam water, which one of its gates collapsed recently due to pressurized water. The tomb of Prophet Zulkifl still lays under the water.

White House says the US is polling its troops from Syria

"We have started returning United States troops home as we transition to the next phase of this campaign," the White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday be pointing the invading US presence in Syria.

Protests in Sudan spread across the country while there are dead and wounded

Protests in Sudan due to the worsening of the economy have spread throughout the country, so far 2 people have lost their lives, while dozens reportedly are injured.

Death toll increase in the Indonesian tsunami

The number of people who died in the tsunami that occurred in Indonesia's Sunda Strait reached 280 while the number of injured people exceeded thousand.

"Netanyahu, you are an oppressor and heading state terrorism"

Responding to Netanyahu's statements about him, President Erdoğan said: "Netanyahu, you are an oppressor and heading state terrorism."

US decision to withdraw from Syria should be approached cautiously: HUDA PAR

"Although the withdrawal of the US from the region is an important step to achieve a political solution in Syria, it is obvious that the decision should be approached cautiously when considering its practices in Afghanistan and Iraq," HUDA PAR warns.

The "dark room" insults Islam's Prophet!

"Oda TV" means room in Turkish, which acts as hostility to Islam and Muslims, once again blatantly insulted Islam's Prophet that caused outrage through society while people ask why such publications are not prevented. 

(ILKHA)

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