Just like Israel, Turkey and Italy have experienced turbulent times. Anshel Pfeffer took a two-week journey that highlighted the differences, but also similarities, between the three democracies – and returned optimistic.
Day after arrest, gunman who killed 39 in Istanbul says: ‘I was given instructions to search for a new target… Reina looked suitable for the attack.’
Abu Muhammed Horasani, described as being of Uzbek origin, caught in hiding with his four-year-old son.
Security experts believe the attacker is a skilled marksman. ‘He could have been fighting in Syria for years,’ says one.
Gunman who killed 39 people in Istanbul still at large; officials believed he is either from Uzbekistan or Kyrgyzstan.
To date, 38 people have been confirmed dead and 69 wounded, four of them seriously, in the New Year attack on an upscale nightclub in Istanbul.
Manhunt underway for attacker who – reportedly dressed as Santa Claus – opened fire at popular Istanbul nightspot. Israeli woman among wounded, another is missing.
Proposed law to reform the constitution and give president greater authority now faces debate in general assembly set for January.