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22:12, 14 August 2018 Tuesday
13:44, 02 June 2018 Saturday

Turkey continuing to restore Ottoman history in Hungary

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency doing archaeological work, plus work in health and culture in Hungary

09:19, 12 March 2018 Monday

Paintings on Ottoman Sultan exhibiting in Sweden

Stockholm museum exhibits 361-year-old oil paintings depicting hunting by Ottoman Sultan Mehmet IV

11:50, 22 January 2018 Monday

Ottoman military band performs at Turkey-Syria border

Mehter band plays for Turkish troops taking part in Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin  

17:14, 21 December 2017 Thursday

A Medina Defender like Fahreddin Pasha

Fakhri Pasha or Umar Fakhr ud-Din Pasha (1868–1948) was the commander of Ottoman army and governor of Medina from 1916 to 1919. He was nicknamed “the Lion of the Desert” and “Tiger of the Desert” by the British for his patriotism in Medina.

21:40, 25 September 2017 Monday

Music student seals dream with Ottoman instrument

Kemancha player buys instrument ordered by 19th century sultan  

11:20, 01 August 2017 Tuesday

The Story of Al Aqsa Mosque s Last Ottoman Guard

The late historian Ilhan Bardakci stumbled upon the Ottoman soldier on May 12th, 1972 and decided to write about this incredible meeting:

16:23, 06 July 2017 Thursday

Rome hosts Ottoman miniaturist exhibition

16th century Ottoman scholar Matrakci Nasuh's works go on display at Societa Geografica Italiana

04:02, 14 March 2017 Tuesday

Today in History Hejaz Railway

The Hejaz Railway was opened on August 27, 1908.

07:27, 08 February 2015 Sunday

Istanbul Tunnel is 140 years old

The historic Istanbul tunnel, the worlds second oldest underground metro, is 140 years old and serves to carry passengers between Karakoy and Beyoglu.

11:59, 01 December 2014 Monday

Ottoman Turkish or the erasing of memory

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

13:19, 16 September 2014 Tuesday

Japan remembers tragic sinking of Ottoman ship

540 Ottoman sailors drowned on September 16, 1890 when the Ertugrul Firkateyni sank on its return journey.

14:27, 10 September 2014 Wednesday

Unexploded WWI mortar shell found in western Turkey

The World War I-era mortar shell will be detonated in a safe region, Turkish officials said.

09:31, 31 August 2014 Sunday

Ottoman-era building in Libya's Benghazi damaged by quake

A part of the building of Benghazi museum in al-Barkah area, which was built in the Ottoman era, collapsed.

09:40, 20 August 2014 Wednesday

Ottoman-era mosques under threat in Syria

Historic mosques in Deir ez-Zor have become targets due to the tombs inside them.

14:11, 05 July 2014 Saturday

The Sykes-Picot treaty A century of sharing in the Middle-East

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.

17:02, 23 June 2014 Monday

A lone minaret in Lithuania

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.

16:53, 26 June 2014 Thursday

Ottoman flag returned to Turkey after 100 years in UK

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.

16:21, 26 May 2014 Monday

A unique Afro-Turk community in Greece

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.

10:11, 20 June 2014 Friday

Renovated Ottoman-era sites open in Sudan's Suakin

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.

15:47, 06 June 2014 Friday

Turkey s PM reopens Istanbul s historic mosque

Buyuk Mecidiye Mosque, originally built by two Armenian architects, reopenes following nearly three years of restoration.

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