The current protests in Turkey started about seven weeks ago, when demonstrators set up an encampment in Gezi Park, near Istanbul’s central Taksim Square. They were hoping to prevent the park’s destruction, which was planned to make way for a
The other day I wrote about the latest disturbing urban development in Istanbul, the bulldozing of centuries-old vegetable gardens alongside the city’s historic Byzantine-era walls. Writing for the Atlantic Cities website, Istanbul-based journalist
IPA, International Performance Association platform is once again ready to gather in Istanbul
Celebrate Eid Al Fitr in Istanbul Dubai Chronicle
Blue Mosque, Istanbul – August 2010 046 There are about three weeks until the end of Ramadan and many people are already preparing for the long anticipated public holiday that is Eid Al Fitr. Have you already planned your Eid Al Fitr holiday?