Naki, a Kurd who currently plays for Turkish side Amed SK, was given a suspended 18-month sentence in April for promoting "terrorist propaganda."
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Borussia Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin has retired from international football after 52 caps for Turkey , saying it is time for a new generation.
Turkey's amputee football team inspired a nation as they beat England in Monday's European Championship final at the 41,903-seater Vodafone Park.
Arda Turan has struggled for playing time since arriving at Barcelona two summers ago. Will he join Arsenal in January? Transfer Talk has the latest.
After this weekend's wild Istanbul derby in which five red cards were shown, Eren Sarigul explains its explosion in both popularity and entertainment.
Mircea Lucescu is the new manager of Turkey's national team.
Turkey's football federation says it has parted ways with manager Fatih Terim.
Adelaide United are on the verge of more signings after luring Turkish international Ersan Gulum to the A-League club.
Turkey boss Fatih Terim says Hakan Calhanoglu can help AC Milan get back to the top in Europe again.
Arda Turan has announced his retirement from international football after clashing with a journalist while flying back from Turkey's goalless draw.
Belgium edged the Czech Republic 2-1 in a friendly with Michy Batshuayi and Marouane Fellaini making the difference.
Kerem Demirbay says he was not aware he pledged allegiance to Turkey before opting to accept Germany's Confederations Cup invitation.
England under-17s beat Turkey 2-1 in Croatia to reach the UEFA U17 European Championship final on Friday.
Gianluigi Buffon kept a clean sheet in his 1,000th professional appearance for club and country as Italy beat Albania 2-0 in a World Cup qualifier.
The host will be decided by UEFA's executive committee in September 2018.
Federation president Yildirim Demiroren says Turkey will formally submit its bid on March 2.
Hakan Calhanoglu has said he will no longer allow his father interfere in his career after the Turkey international was hit with a four-month ban.
Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu will serve a four-month ban imposed by FIFA for breach of contract.
Turkish minnows Basaksehir currently sit unbeaten atop Turkey's Super Lig and they got there by defying everything you know about Turkish football.
Man City have a striker of the future in 19-year-old Turkish starlet Enes Unal, who is lighting up the Dutch Eredivisie while on loan at FC Twente.
Altinordu goalkeeper Berke Ozer has caught the attention of Manchester City scouts, sources have told ESPN FC.
Second-half goals from Burak Yilmaz and Volkan Sen gave Turkey a first win of their World Cup qualifying campaign as they beat Kosovo 2-0 in Group I.
Naki, a Kurd currently playing for Turkish third-tier outfit Amed SK, had been awaiting trial in the Kurdish city of Diybarkir.
Iceland maintained their unbeaten start in World Cup Qualifying Group I with a 2-0 win over Turkey in Reykjavik.