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Turkish terrorist group of fundamentalist Muslims with ties to al-Qaeda that operates in Germany; seeks the violent overthrow of the Turkish government and the establishment of an Islamic nation modeled on Iran Association of Islamic Groups and Communities , Caliphate State , Kaplan Group
Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938) Ataturk , Kemal Ataturk , Kemal Pasha , Mustafa Kemal
Turkish sea power was destroyed in 1571 by a league of Christian nations organized by the Pope Battle of Lepanto , Lepanto
decisive naval battle in the War of Greek Independence (1827); the Turkish and Egyptian fleet was defeated by an allied fleet of British and French and Russian warships battle of Navarino , Navarino
country on the island of Cyprus; 80% of the people are of Greek origin and 20% or Turkish origin Cyprus , Republic of Cyprus
interpreter and guide in the Near East; in the Ottoman Empire in the 18th and 19th centuries a translator of European languages for the Turkish and Arab authorities and most dragomans were Greek (many reached high positions in the government) dragoman
guide in Turkish, Arabic, Persian country dragoman
former Turkish term of respect; especially for government officials effendi
Turkish terrorist organization that claimed responsibility for bombing a British consulate and bank in Istanbul; a violent opponent of Turkey's secular government and its ties to the European Union and NATO IBDA-C , Islamic Great Eastern Raiders-Front
Turkish soldier Janissary
ethnic Turkish Sunni terrorists who are linked with the Turkish Hizballah; killed a United States Air Force sergeant in 1991 Jerusalem Warriors
one of the Turkish viceroys who ruled Egypt between 1867 and 1914 Khedive
aromatic Turkish tobacco latakia
Turkish liquid unit equal to 1.3 pints oka
Turkish unit of weight equal to about 2.75 pounds oka
Turkish sultanate of southwestern Asia and northeastern Africa and southeastern Europe; created by the Ottoman Turks in the 13th century and lasted until the end of World War I; although initially small it expanded until it superseded the Byzantine Empire Ottoman Empire , Turkish Empire
Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I Ottoman , Ottoman dynasty
extreme Marxist terrorist organization in Turkey that is opposed to NATO and the United States; attacks Turkish security and military officials Revolutionary People's Liberation Front , Revolutionary People's Liberation Party
Greek island in the southeast Aegean Sea 10 miles off the Turkish coast; the largest of the Dodecanese; it was colonized before 1000 BC by Dorians from Argos; site of the Colossus of Rhodes Rhodes , Rodhos
any one of the Turkish dynasties that ruled Asia Minor from the 11th to the 13th centuries; they successfully invaded Byzantium and defended the Holy Land against Crusaders Seljuk
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