World Bulletin/News Desk
Somali Presidential candidate Haji Mohammed Yassin Ismail said that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan drew the world's attention in Somalia, while many people and leaders did not temp to come to Somalia.
Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan's visit to Somalia drew the attention, and then many countries extended help to Somalia which improved the condition of the country, added Ismail who spoke to AA.
Ismail said that firstly civil war in the country should end, adding that they could not have a government for 21 years due to civil war.
Commenting on the upcoming elections in Somalia on August 20, Ismail said that the country would choose the right leader for itself.
Noting that Somalia had been the first country which adopted Islam in Africa, Ismail said that the relations between Turkey and Somalia were very sound for this reason.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the bombardment of Gaza was 'killing humanity'
Neither Israeli's nor Egypt under Al-Sisi are willing to get aid to help the Palestinians in Gaza, says Erdogan.
A week after Turkey and Egypt exhanged insults over the Israeli onslaught in Gaza, Ahmet Davutoglu says all main actors including Egypt had taken part in the cease-fire process
Scores of people also injured after public bus catches fire near Kavacik district
Shadow of slaughter of Palestinians looms over three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday
Painkillers, antibiotics and surgical supplies among 20 tons of aid
Travellers can use $4 billion service for free for one week. An estimated 7.5 million passengers are expected to use the new line.
Abdulrauf Gazi Mohammed flown from Egypt to hospital in city as Turkey moves to treat injured Palestinians stranded in Egypt
Ahmet Davutoglu says no sustainable truce is possible if reality of Hamas is ignored, hours before Israel renews military offensive in Gaza
Israel is perpetrating genocide in Gaza, said Erdogan, adding “Eventually the right will prevail and the oppressor will go to hell”
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said Turkey would reconsider its stance with Tel Aviv if Israeli government changes its mentality.
Ban on Turkish carriers flying to Israeli airport lifted until further notice.
Chair of D8 group of developing countries with large Muslim populations condemns Israel's "inhumane terrorist attacks" in Gaza.
Turkish nationals living overseas begin voting at 42 customs offices ahead of the August 10 polls to choose the country's first directly elected president.
Dozens of detainees were released after a series of arrests aimed at dismantling the so called 'parallel state' group.
Humanitarian ceasefire approved by Hamas and Israel set to last for 12 hours.