Category: MURAT YETKİN
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu revealed on Oct. 12 that the government was considering the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) as the “first suspect” of the Ankara twin bombings on Oct. 10 which claimed at least 97 lives so far according to official figures with reports of a rising toll
ISIL is considered a prime suspect in the double suicide bombings that killed at least 97 in Ankara. Here are the five leads that point to ISIL’s involvement in the attacks
One police officer was killed by the outlawed PKK on Oct. 9 in Turkey's southeast, as four PKK members were killed in military operations
A bomb blast killed one policeman and wounded six others in the Sur district of southeastern Diyarbakır province on Oct 10
An Istanbul prosecutor objected to the release of six suspects on Oct. 6 in the investigation of the attack on daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan
A retired police told suspects to organize the attack targeting prominent columnist Ahmet Hakan saying, “There is a man that needs to be beaten,” according to Fuat Elmas, a suspect.
One suspect was arrested and six others were released by the court on Oct. 4, in the investigation into the attack on daily Hürriyet columnist Ahmet Hakan. Meanwhile, Turkish President Erdoğan publicly commented on the attack for the first time.
Three AKP members implicated in a physical attack on Hürriyet columnist Hakan have been expelled by the party, the party’s spokesperson said
Two of the four suspects who were detained after a physical assault that injured prominent Turkish journalist Ahmet Hakan have been revealed as members of the AKP. Meanwhile, PM Davutoğlu condemned the attack.
Weeks to go to Nov. 1 snap elections, the deadline for political parties to submit their candidate lists to the country’s top election authority ends on Sept. 18, with the AKP initiating a major revision to their previous list of the June 7 elections.
The Republican People’s Party (CHP) will include proposals regarding the struggle against terror in its revised election declaration for the Nov. 1 election
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
“They have not started the real fight yet,” my source told me. He was a man from Tunceli, in his 50s, once a leading member of a leftist group, now the founder of an NGO.
Turkish fighter jets hit outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) bases on the border with Iraq late Aug. 19 after eight soldiers were killed in a blast in the southeastern province of Siirt
Mert Cömert, a 22-year-old Black Sea activist who was injured in the July 20 Suruç suicide bombing, succumbed to his injuries on the morning of Aug. 14
Turkey’s Prime Ministry Coordination Center (BİMER) has taken no action against recruiters of ISIL, including the Suruç suicide bomber, according to a report by an inspection committee formed by several members from the Republican People’s Party (CHP), daily Cumhuriyet reported Aug 9.
A total of 33 suspects have been detained in anti-terror operations against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in separate operations in four provinces
Two soldiers were killed and 31 injured Aug. 2 in a suicide attack by outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the eastern province of Ağrı
The main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) has founded a team of party officials to investigate several fatal incidents, including a deadly attack on a public rally before the elections on June 7 and a July 20 suicide attack that killed 32 young people and the attacker.
PKK militants killed at least 12 police and army members in one week, after Turkey launched a two-pronged 'war on terror' over an ISIL suicide bombing.
One of the sharp qualities of Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan in politics is his ability to reduce every complicated problem into one known equation and try to solve that as it is.
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