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Nearly 30,000 rare manuscripts, most of which date back to the Seljuk era, are being kept in the Library of Manuscripts, one of Turkey's most important libraries in the central Anatolian province of Konya. Home to many priceless artifacts written by intellectuals, such as Rumi, İbn-i Arabi, İbn Sina and ...
A teacher at a religious vocational high school in the Central Anatolian province of Konya was dismissed from his post on March 8 over comments he made about female students wearing gym clothes. Ercan Harmancı, a philosophy teacher, was initially suspended from duty in December 2017 after he ...

Situated in the heart of Turkey, Konya is very well connected to the world by road, high-speed rail, and air. We had made our reservations to reach Konya from Istanbul via Pegasus Airlines, one of the no-frills Turkish airlines where the return fare from Istanbul was $50 per person. The airline operates from ...
The Mevlana dervish lodge in Konya is a feature that makes it unique. In my opinion, it is one of the energy centers of the world with all its spirituality. The dervish lodge, with the tombs of Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Rumi and Shams-i Tabriz, education rooms, kitchen and the mosque has deep history. Visit Konya ...
During 2017, almost 50,000 people attended the captivating "Sama" ceremonies performed by whirling dervishes in Turkey's central Konya province. The spiritual prayer form, a method of connecting with the divine, is the legacy of Mevlana Jalalad-Din Rumi, the 13th century poet, scholar and Sufi mystic ...
A man on a passenger bus in central Turkey's Konya province was arrested after police found explosives in his luggage. The bus was stopped on alert in Konya's Seydişehir district on its way from the southern Antalya province, where authorities searched the vehicle. Two packs of dynamite and explosive ...

Police confiscated 596 tubes of deadly cobra venom worth $1.6 million, hidden in a car in Turkey's Konya province in its Central Anatolia region, reports said Saturday. According to the report, police carried out a check on a suspicious car after they received intelligence about four suspects trying to sell the ...
Mevlana Jalaluddin al-Rumi, a Sufi mystic and Islamic scholar, was one of the “architects” of the centuries-long peace and tranquility in Anatolia, according to the governor of Konya province. “Throughout our history, peace and tranquility has prevailed in Anatolia, the cradle of civilizations, and spiritual ...
KONYA, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 16: An inside view of "AkınRobotics", Turkey's first factory in the field of producing human-like robots, is seen in ...
KONYA, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 16: An inside view of "AkınRobotics", Turkey's first factory in the field of producing human-like robots, is seen in ...
Turkey's first factory which will produce human-like robots opened in central Konya province Saturday. AkınRobotics, a humanoid robotics ...
Konya Ornamental Chicken and Horticultural Animal Breeding Association has organized an auction selling dozens of different species of ornamental birds in Turkey's Konya province. Bird caretakers came to the auction from cities across Turkey because of ...
An anti-tobacco initiative by the Health Ministry in the Central Anatolian province of Konya has been halted by officials after declaring that the message reading "NO" on pamphlets, brochures and posters to discourage smoking could lead people to vote ...
A series of accidents saw cars, buses, trucks and vans crash into each other 15 kilometers (9 miles) outside Konya city center on the highway to Ankara.
A series of accidents saw cars, buses, trucks and vans crash into each other 15 kilometers (9 miles) outside the Konya city center on the highway to Ankara.
These dervishes have earlier performed in Lahore, Karachi and Multan which is sister city of Konya. Ambassador Babur gave a brief introduction of Turkey's famous city Konya where Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi's tomb is situated. These dervishes had travelled ...
ISTANBUL, Jan 29 (KUNA) -- Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden and Insect Museum project (KTBG) is the first of its kind in Turkey which gives visitors a unique opportunity to observe butterflies and insects in their own habitat.

It is also advantageous in terms of its slopes and proximity to Konya's city center. The mountain is covered completely with grass and tragacanth, so it maintains the snow and makes skiing easy.
In events jointly organized by the Turkish embassy and the Akhuwat Foundation -- a nongovernmental organization striving for poverty alleviation and education for all - on Sunday and Monday, the dervishes from Mevlana's Konya city mesmerized the people ...
KARACHI: Wanderers, worshippers and lovers, all were left entranced by the splendour of the whirling dervishes from Konya and their sacred ritual dance at a fundraiser organised in collaboration with the Consulate General of Turkey and the Akhuwat ...
KARACHI: Wanderers, worshippers and lovers, all were left entranced by the splendour of the whirling dervishes from Konya and their sacred ritual dance at a fundraiser organised in collaboration with the Consulate General of Turkey and the Akhuwat ...
One media source reported the terrorist had used his wife and two children to cross into Turkey as cover, and initially went to Konya. Some of those most recently arrested come from the central city. Turkey's State of Emergency was extended by a ...
The Rivers State Commissioner for Environmen, Prof Roseline Konya, was among other distinguished Nigerians conferred with Lifetime Awards and Fellowship of the Nigerian Environmental Society.
Middle West Spirits recently expanded its facilities, tripled its production capacity and reopened for public tours and the sale of spirits in a bigger bottle shop.
The Commissioner for Environment in Rivers State, Prof Roseline Konya, on Monday lamented the neglect of the Niger Delta communities by oil companies in ...
EMEA: Turkey - Konya mega solar due. 21 October 2016. This content is for Subscribers only. To access full PFIe.com story content you must be a subscriber.
Turkish police carried out an operation to detain a number of servicemen at an air-base in Konya as part of the fight against the movement of Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of involvement in the July 15 coup attempt, the Hurriyet newspaper reports.
Rumi established the Mawlavi order of Islam, also known as Islamic Sufism, in modern-day Konya, where he settled with his family after fleeing the Mongol invasion of Central Asia in the 1220s.
JAIPUR: The Konya province in Turkey has asked the Union government to expedite the proposal for declaring Ajmer and Konya as twin cities. Both cities are known for shrines of Sufi saints --Khawaja Moinuddin (Ajmer) and Mewlana Rumi (Konya), who ...
KONYA, Turkey: A riveting performance by Pakistani Qawwali Group enthralled a large audience at the on-going Mystic Music Festival in Konya, historical city of Turkey. Qawwal Ejaz Sher Ali Khan and group from Pakistan are participating in the 13th ...
Konya, Turkey - The face of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is everywhere in Konya, a central Anatolian stronghold of his Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP), that has enjoyed ever greater prosperity in his 13 years in power.
Rochester, N.Y. - Chris Konya, co-host of The Breakfast Buzz on 98.9, said he found out through a friend's Facebook post that he went to high school with the suspect now in custody for his connection to the New York city bombings over the weekend ...
The face of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is everywhere in Konya, a central Anatolian stronghold of his Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP) that has enjoyed ever-greater prosperity in his 13 years in power.
Konya's Gold, in Pitsford Street, will specialise in Turkish meals and desserts and have seating for 28 and a further ten covers in an outside courtyard.
The Jewellery Quarter is fast becoming the foodie central of Brum as it is about to get yet another new restaurant. The latest getting ready to open its doors is Konya's Gold which specialises in authentic Turkish cuisine. The 28-cover restaurant has a ...
Speaking about the excavation works that started this year and which are continuing on an area of 60 square meters, Konya Museums Director Yusuf Benli said they took action in December 2015 when they were warned about an illegal excavation in the ...
The blackout, blamed on a technical problem, continued for 30 minutes in the city of Konya but it was enough for hundreds who thought a putsch attempt was underway to take to the street more than one month after such an attempt killed 247 people.
A total of 20 suspects from Konya and 20 from Adana provinces have been detained in multiple operations carried out against the Daesh terror organization on Friday.
Two fugitive colonels have been arrested in the central Anatolian city of Konya as part of the nationwide investigations into the July 15 coup attempt.
The International Union of Muslim Scholars, a Qatar-based group which brings together clerics and scholars from across the globe, began a two-day meeting yesterday in the city of Konya, which was designated the Islamic Capital of Tourism by the ...
ISTANBUL, July 17 (KUNA) -- Turkish police arrested Sunday seven servicemen in an airbase in the central state of Konya, including operations commander Mustafa Erturk, security sources said.
A psychologist in Turkey's central Konya province discovered a fossil belonging to a 2.5-million-year-old mammoth, reports said on Monday.
Chosen as the 2016 Islamic Capital of Tourism, the central Anatolian city of Konya has initiated an international competition of Islamic arts in the genres of calligraphy, illumination and miniature arts.
The atlas moth, known as the world's largest butterfly, which makes its home in the Kelebekler (Butterflies) valley in the Central Anatolian province of Konya, has been amazing visitors who come to marvel at the impressive creature. The moth, which ...
KONYA: As part of Cultural Diplomacy, the Pakistan Embassy in Ankara organized the Chughtai Art Awards competition in the Konya province. The thematic focus of the competition was "Mughal/Turkish Art & Architecture of Pakistan." The event was ...
A would-be female suicide bomber has been detained during a special operation in Turkey's Konya province on Saturday. Reportedly, the 25-year-old Turkish citizen is a member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) terrorist group and was planning to ...
Turkey's biggest solar energy power plant, which is expected to meet energy demand of 20 thousands of homes, was put into service in central Turkish province of Konya. The cost of the 22.500 kilowatt (22, 5 Megawatt) installed power capacity of Konya ...
A race in the crosswinds of central Anatolia has completely reshuffled the overall classification of the 52nd Presidential Tour of Turkey, with stage 2 winner Pello Bilbao of Caja Rural-RGA taking the turquoise jersey over from Lampre-Merida's ...
Six foreign nationals were taken into custody in an overnight raid against ISIS in the central Anatolian city of Konya, a statement from its governorship said on Saturday.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Six foreign nationals were taken into custody in an overnight raid against Islamic State in the central Anatolian city of Konya, a statement from its governorship said on Saturday. The operation was conducted to prevent potential ...


 

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