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In a historic joint intelligence service and police counterterrorism operation, a senior leader of the terrorist group Daesh and three others, all Syrian nationals, were captured in the western city of Izmir on Friday. The suspect, identified as Kasir al-Haddawi, was the group's "emir" for Syria's Deir el-Zour, while ...
SunExpress, a joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, has set a record high seat capacity for its İzmir flights in 2018 summer season, SunExpress CEO Jens Bischof has said. “As one of Europe's leading leisure airlines, we are working hard to connect İzmir to as many important destinations as ...

A court in western Izmir province sentenced a convict to seven years and six months in jail as part of case linked to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) on Wednesday, according to a judicial source. The prosecutor of the trial said convict Abdullah Unal had signed into the ByLock mobile app 18,700 ...
The 19-station runs west from an interchange with metro Line 1 and Izban suburban services at Halkapinar to the current western terminus of metro Line 1 at Fahrettin Altay, following an alignment along the Gulf of Izmir via Alsancak and Konak. Services are operated by a fleet of 21 low-floor LRVs supplied ...
Performing air cargo transportation to 121 different countries around the world as a sub-brand of Turkish Airlines, Turkish Cargo added another successful operation to its proven track of records. Turkish Cargo carried 1,5 million live Gilt-head breams weighing 100 tons to Oman from Izmir by providing the ...

There is no doubt that Turkey's third-largest city Izmir has a feminine nature. Legends say its name was derived from Smyrna, a leader of the famed female warrior tribe Amazons that once lived in northern Turkey. It is a beautiful city with a calm climate and a tolerant lifestyle, passionately-loved by its ...
Vahit Yazgan, the former bureau chief of the shuttered Zaman daily in Turkey's western province of İzmir, was sentenced to eight years, nine months in prison on Wednesday based on an anonymous letter alleging that he was a member of a “terrorist organization.” The last hearing of Yazgan, a 48-year-old ...

A suspected military defector attacked security units early Tuesday at a General Information Collection (GBT) site in Turkey's western Izmir province, killing one police officer and wounding another. The suspect, 21-year-old Serhat Ceyhan, is believed to be a fugitive soldier, based on the initial inquiry by the ...
Ukrinform. Ukrainians living in the Turkish city of Izmir have officially registered NGO "Ukrainian Union of Solidarity in Izmir" (Izmir Ukrayina Dayanışma Derneği). ... At present, the Ukrainian Union in Izmir is not numerous, so its representatives invite to join the new cultural center of Ukrainians. Currently ...
Starting on June 10, SAUDIA's seasonal service to Izmir is scheduled to run daily, four-times-weekly from Jeddah and three-times-weekly from Riyadh, until September 09. According to the airline, the seasonal service will be operated by an Airbus A320 aircraft using a two-class configuration of 20 business ...
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has announced a new summer season destination to look forward to — Izmir, Turkey. Saudia's seasonal service to Izmir will run a daily service (four times weekly from Jeddah and three times weekly from Riyadh) starting June 10 until Sept. 9. A limited additional service will ...


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