Türkiye marks Eid in solidarity with quake victims

Türkiye has come together in solidarity with quake victims to mark the occasion of Eid-Al Fitr, as the three-day holiday begins on April 21 with the ending of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Also celebrated as the "Candy Festival" in Türkiye, Eid is a public holiday during which people traditionally visit their families and friends and offer meals and desserts.

Members of 3 religions gather around ‘Unity Table’

As the feats and fasts of the three religions have coincided in the same month for the first time in the last 36 years, Muslims, Christians and Jews have come together for the "Unity and Brotherhood Table" in the southern quake-hit province of Hatay, the city of civilizations and cultures for centuries.

Trampling on Al-Aqsa mosque is our red line: Erdoğan

Türkiye on Wednesday denounced attacks inside Al-Aqsa mosque, with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan saying Israel had crossed a "red line".

"Türkiye cannot stay silent in the face of these attacks. Trampling on the Al-Aqsa mosque is our red line," Erdoğan said during a dinner for those breaking daytime fasting, a practice for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Violence at Jerusalem mosque prompts fears of wider fighting

Israeli police stormed into the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem's Old City early Wednesday, firing stun grenades at Palestinian youths who hurled firecrackers at them in a burst of violence during a sensitive holiday season. Palestinian militants in Gaza responded with rocket fire on southern Israel, prompting repeated Israeli airstrikes.