Outrage in Turkey after Facebook blocks Islamist pages and hacking groups

Islamists across Turkey are taking to Twitter to protest against the closure of several fundamentalist Facebook groups and pages. Conservative Turks, who represent a...

Turkey to boost surveillance and signals intelligence capacity with new National...

Turkey has outlined plans to divide its MIT intelligence unit into separate foreign and domestic agencies, part of a reform intended to support the...

YPG Defence Force Launches Military UAV Drone Project

New information reveals that Kurdish YPG forces have developed a tactical surveillance UAV in the fight against the so-called Islamic State terror group. Photographs...

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Massive blast tears through Ankara in third bombing

Dozens have been killed in a new terror attack in Turkey's capital city, Ankara. The apparent car bombing took place in one of the most crowded...

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Turkey shuts down TIB internet surveillance and censorship bureau

Turkey has formally shut down its Presidency of Telecommunication and Communication (TIB) as part of an ongoing crackdown on groups and individuals allegedly involved in the 15...

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RPG attack on Istanbul Vatan police headquarters

A rocket attack on Istanbul's police headquarters on Vatan Street has been reported by residents at approximately 8:15PM local time. Eyewitness reports indicate a rocket-propelled grenade-style weapon fired towards nearby police headquarters which...

Massive blast tears through Ankara in third bombing

Dozens have been killed in a new terror attack in Turkey's capital city, Ankara. The apparent car bombing took place in one of the most crowded...

Pro-Kurdish Ozgur Gundem newspaper shut down

A Turkish court has ordered the closure of Özgür Gündem (loosely translated, Free Agenda) on grounds of "producing terror propaganda" for the PKK separatist group. The...

Twitter and Facebook throttled in Turkey after third Ankara bombing

The TurkeyBlocks internet censorship monitoring team has confirmed that Turkish ISPs have once again censored Twitter and Facebook, following a third major explosion in Ankara at...

CHP files terrorism-related criminal complaints against Erdoğan and Davutoğlu

Turkish opposition political party CHP has reportedly taken action to launch lawsuits against president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, prime minister Ahmet Davutoğlu amongst other members of parliament on...

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Editorial Policy: Is the Conflict in Turkey a Civil War?

At D8 News, we aim to provide fair and unbiased coverage of events throughout Turkey. Language plays a critical role in the way we...

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