The Hejaz Railway was opened on August 27, 1908.
The historic Istanbul tunnel, the worlds second oldest underground metro, is 140 years old and serves to carry passengers between Karakoy and Beyoglu.
Old Turkish, which we call Ottoman Turkish, is a language that is derived from the values and concepts of Islamic civilization that we belong to, and enriches it and has associations with it
540 Ottoman sailors drowned on September 16, 1890 when the Ertugrul Firkateyni sank on its return journey.
The World War I-era mortar shell will be detonated in a safe region, Turkish officials said.
A part of the building of Benghazi museum in al-Barkah area, which was built in the Ottoman era, collapsed.
Historic mosques in Deir ez-Zor have become targets due to the tombs inside them.
Adana and Mersin were being given to France along with the edge of Syria. Provinces Basra and Baghdad, the Haifa and Akka harbours were being left to Britain. This way the shared usage of the waters of the Tigris and Euphrates was being guaranteed. Alexandria’s free harbour and Palestine were becoming an international region.
In its history since the 14th century, the city has been invaded by the Swedish, pre-Soviet Russia and Nazi Germany. The 25 meter high Ottoman-style minaret, found between the Dotnuvėlė river and the train station, was according to Lithuanian sources built in 1880 in a forest park.
The flag was handed over to the Turkish ambassador in London, Unal Cevikoz, by the Turner family who had preserved the flag for almost a century.
41-year-old Ogun Sabri complained that he was once arrested by the Greek police after being suspected of being an illegal immigrant just because of his skin color.
The $9-million renovation project included a massive facelift for Suakin's Al-Hanafi Mosque, Al-Shafei Mosque and an old customs building, all of which date to the Ottoman period.
Buyuk Mecidiye Mosque, originally built by two Armenian architects, reopenes following nearly three years of restoration.
Istanbul’s historic Buyuk Mecidiye mosque, better known as Ortakoy Mosque, is to reopen on Friday following nearly three years of restoration.
Neslisah Abdulkadir Osmanoglu died aged 89 in Istanbul.
Moena boasts of over 320 years of Ottoman Turkish heritage.
he location where the museum was built is also meaningful. It is the exact place where Mehmet the Conqueror established his command center. Narrowing the gap between today and the conquest 561 years ago.
A special 190-piece collection of Ottoman art pieces and Turkish master artists' paintings went under hammer in an auction in Istanbul.
The Rise of Islam, Genghis Khan, India's Babur Dynasty, Middle-Eastern history and the Arab Spring will also be made available for history students taking the pre-university exams.
Indians would import high-end furniture from Turkey, said the ambassador to Ankara.