Doğan Media Group

We wanted to portray our support for our ally Turkey: US Joint Chiefs of Staff

The U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Hürriyet Daily News on March 6 that they wanted to portray their support for their "Turkish ally and reinforce that the U.S. and Turkey enjoy a strong relationship," in a statement when asked about Turkey-themed photos the U.S. military posted on its Twitter account.

'My election is a slap in the faces of conservative Americans,' says US' first Turkish mayor

Tayfun Selen is the first Turkish-origin mayor elected in the U.S., set to run a township in the state of New Jersey after being sworn in on Jan. 4. "My election is a slap in the faces of conservative, white Americans," the Republican has told Hürriyet Daily News.