Seafront houses in İzmir rented for Tarkan concert

A frenzy has sparked following the announcement that Turkish pop icon Tarkan is coming for a concert in the western province of İzmir's Kordon, an iconic seafront promenade, as part of the 100th anniversary of the Liberation of İzmir on Sept. 9, with houses that have balconies being rented for up to $500 a night.

World’s oldest prophecy center operated till 8th century: Expert

New findings show that the ancient city of Claros, the world's oldest prophecy center located in the eastern province of İzmir, has been actively used more than known, until the end of the 8th century, an adviser for the excavation team has said.

Until today, Claros was known to be "abandoned with the beginning of the rise of Christianity."

Military expo opened to commemorate Great Offensive

Within the scope of the 100th anniversary of the Great Offensive, Turkish armed forces have opened an exhibition in the Aegean province of Afyonkarahisar.

"We are proud to host such an event," said Kübra Güran Yiğitbaşı, the governor of Afyonkarahisar.

The governor made a call to all the citizens to visit the most comprehensive military expo.

Heavy rains hit western Türkiye, disrupt daily life in Istanbul

Some districts of the metropolitan city of Istanbul have been lashed by heavy rains battering western provinces of Türkiye, with Istanbul's Esenyurt district bearing the brunt.

Following the torrential rain warnings issued for 11 provinces, including Istanbul, the expected rain hit the metropolitan city on Aug. 25.