"I am sincerely saying, I feel melancholic when I think of Turkey. I will come back very soon," World-famous French writer Jean-Christophe Grangé said in a video message on the French Institute's Turkish Facebook page.
A young Egyptian filmmaker imprisoned for directing a music video critical of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has died in a Cairo jail, his lawyer said Saturday. Shady Habash, 24, died in Tora prison, said lawyer Ahmed al-Khawaga, who was unable to give a cause of death.
"We commemorate the 104th anniversary of the Kut al-Amara victory, which our nation engraved in our glorious history in golden letters with an epic struggle despite all harsh conditions and limited circumstances," President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Twitter.