Category: DENİZ ZEYREK
The latest Supreme Military Board (YAŞ) meeting determined the new commanders of the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK). The land, naval and air force commanders were reshuffled.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
Addressing his Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) branch members in his Black Sea hometown of Rize on Aug. 7, Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan said the 2019 elections will be “difficult” and stressed that the party organization should work even harder
The leader of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has “hurt the souls of 80 million people” living in Turkey, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has said
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has blasted main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu for criticizing Turkey’s recent justice record
In an unexpected move, President Tayyip Erdoğan slammed Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) on Aug. 5. He said it had been late in detecting black holes and loops in the system, thus letting “others” sneak in “especially in the east and southeast of the country.”
A draft law granting muftis and civil servants of the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) the right to register and perform marriages is not a violation of secularism, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdağ has said, denying claims that marriages will be held at mosques.
The Security Forces “neutralized” 27 militants across Turkey over the past week, the Interior Ministry stated on Aug. 7.
A police officer was killed during a clash between security forces and outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern province of Hakkari on Aug. 6, the governor’s office confirmed in a statement
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met on Aug. 6 with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in the Philippine capital Manila during the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum, before holding a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson later in the day
Researcher Max Hoffman from the Center for American Progress speaks to HDN about the group's recent report, 'Trends in Turkish Civil Society'
NATO’s relationship with Russia is more difficult than it has been at any point since the end of the Cold War, according to Western defense alliance NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.
Two outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were killed in an operation carried out by the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) in the Uludere district of the southeastern province of Şırnak
Turkey has increased its military presence along its southern border against threats from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (YPG) in war-torn northern Syria
Turkey’s annual military reshuffle was focused on bringing about a new shape and vision to the command echelon with replacements of land, air and naval forces commanders as well as promotions of commando colonels as generals, a year after the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) were shaken entirely because of a failed coup staged by a high-ranking personnel loyal to the U.S.-based Fethullah Gülen.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
It is not the first time U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Brett McGurk raised eyebrows in Turkey
News items reported from the Turkish capital Ankara over the last few weeks are not quite consistent with the political predictability that one may have expected from a single-party government led by a president who recently won a referendum gathering all executive power
Media groups have appealed for the immediate release of a French freelance journalist arrested in the southeastern province of Şırnak on terror charges while reporting there.
Some 46 outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants were “neutralized” in operations in eastern Turkey in the past week, the military said on Aug. 4.
The rift between Turkey and its biggest military ally the U.S. is continuing over two major issues. One is the ongoing activities of Fethullah Gülen, the U.S.-resident Islamist preacher accused of being behind the military coup attempt of July 15, 2016.
Turkish authorities have arrested a French national on charges of links to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG)
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