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Qatar royal buys Turkey 5-star hotel for $15m

Saturday, January 9th, 2010

Qatar royal family has bought a five-star hotel in Marmaris town of southwestern province of Mugla.

The company owned by Qatar’s Amir Sheikh Ahmad Ali al-Thani bought Munamar Hotel in Icmeler hamlet in Marmaris, officials said. Al-Maselah Construction and Industry Co. paid 22 million Turkish lira for the hotel. (One dollar equals 1.48 TL)
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Former president cannot sell his villa

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

A villa in the popular resort town of Marmaris belonging to a former Turkish president has been on the market for two years but remains unsold because it is overpriced, a real estate expert said.

Kenan Evren, who led the Sept. 12, 1980 coup and later became Turkey’s seventh president, wants to sell his villa located in Marmaris’ Artmutalan neighborhood.
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Activists protest Marmaris Municipality for animal rights

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Animal rights activists in the Aegean city of Muğla protested the Marmaris Municipality arguing that the animals kept in a shelter are not well taken care of.

Activists gathered on Tuesday in the Sınırsızlık Square of the resort city with their dogs and banners expressing that animals at the shelter are abused and half of them were left to die outside of Marmaris.

Speaking on behalf of the protestors, Türkan Dağdelen, chairwoman of the Friends of Animals Association’s, or HAYDOST, Ortaca branch argued that 140 animals have been abandoned outside the city in the last three years.”

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