Reconnaissance notes were found in the apartment of an ISIL member who blew himself up on Oct. 16, showing that the group attempted to revive ongoing tensions among the divergent segments of Turkey’s society
The National Intelligence Agency (MİT) has issued warnings against imminent attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in five Turkish provinces
Two Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suicide bombers, who were killed during two separate police raids in the border province of Gaziantep on Oct. 16, were planning to stage simultaneous armed and suicide attacks
Three police officers were killed and eight others were wounded on Oct. 16 in an explosion that occurred when a suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant detonated himself during a raid on a house in the Şahinbey district of the southeastern province of Gaziantep, while another suspect also detonated himself during a separate operation in the province.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Both the Turkish government and the opposition parties want to find out the dynamics behind the bloody coup attempt of July 15. Both the government and the opposition parties accuse the secret network of U.S.-based Islamist scholar Fethullah Gülen of masterminding the coup attempt.
Turkish main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has taken umbrage with the government’s move to silence 23 media outlets over the past week, saying its action were a classic coup tradition.
Category: MUSTAFA AKYOL
If you really want to know Turkey well, you should know something about Yozgat, the Central Anatolian town just east of Ankara.
Police in the southeastern province of Gaziantep on Sept. 17 took extensive measures after detaining a suspected Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant who possessed pictures of a cemevi, a house of worship used by adherents of the Alevi sect, and was confirmed to be preparing a terror attack
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, Turkey’s social democratic main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader, escaped an assassination attempt on Aug. 25 in the northeastern province of Artvin, near the Georgian border
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
Turkey has never been deprived of ironies
The son of a former Turkish president has expressed suspicions that his father may have been killed by the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ)
Cyclist Çağatay Avşar was killed in a hit and run traffic accident in Ankara on June 17, 2010
Tension has been rising in the eastern province of Malatya, as a number of people from a larger group which had gathered to protest the failed coup attempt reportedly chanted pro-government slogans in largely Alevi-populated neighborhoods in the province
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Many might think the refugee deal between Turkey and the European Union is on hold. But what is on hold is the part of the deal that foresees visa-free travel for Turks
Category: İSMET BERKAN
When President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said the inevitable and stated that there are plans to grant Turkish citizenship to some Syrian refugees, a significant number of our self-grown racists emerged. But we have not seen them all yet
Category: YUSUF KANLI
The Syrian guests will be given citizenship. It’s not a joke at all, the absolute authority of the country declared it without even wasting a minute to discuss the issue with the pseudo chief executive...
A leading member of the main opposition party has submitted a parliamentary question over claims that Yunus Durmaz, an alleged “emir” of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) who blew himself up during a police raid in Gaziantep in May, had made numerous hit lists
The Sivas Massacre, an arson attack on mostly Alevi intellectuals inside the city’s Madımak Hotel staged by radical Islamists, was commemorated on its 23rd anniversary on July 2
From a pure humanitarian standpoint, it is impossible to challenge the demands of Turkey’s Kurdish people to be visible in the Turkish state with their own identity
Category: ABDULKADİR SELVİ
In the first cabinet meeting of the new government chaired by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, critical decisions were made in the fight against terrorism
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