Category: SEMİH İDİZ
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has little love lost for Egypt’s Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who he sees as a dictator that ousted the country’s democratically elected president in a military coup, and went on to stage-manage an election to give himself the appearance of being a democratic leader.
Category: ERTUĞRUL ÖZKÖK
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Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
A comprehensive police raid on one of Turkey’s top conglomerates, Koza İpek Holding, which owns opposition media outlets, television channels Bugün TV and Kanaltürk and newspapers Bugün and Millet, came only two months before the early elections that will take place on Nov. 1.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The first thing that struck Turkish readers on the morning of Sept. 1 was the front page of Sözcü, a popular newspaper that is very critical of the Justice and Development Party (AK Parti).
Masked men in military and police uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish workers and engineers in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Sept. 2. Turkish nationals were selected from a group of workers during the incident, the Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç told reporters
One soldier was killed in an ambush staged by outlawed PKK militants in Hakkari on Sept. 1, a day after a police officer was killed in a PKK attack in the eastern province of Batman
The interior minister of Turkey’s interim government, Selami Altınok, will show no tolerance to terrorists trying to destabilize the country, saying, “We’ll severely crush their heads if necessary.”
Three suspects were detained in operations against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) launched in three districts of Istanbul early on Sept. 2, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
The relative of a soldier killed last month in an attack by the outlawed PKK has been arrested by a Turkish court for “insulting the president” in the latest instance of proceedings being opened against those alleged to have defamed Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Turkey has slapped a ban on 20,000 suspected foreign fighters, preventing them from heading to Syria and Iraq, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Tanju Bilgiç said Sept. 2
Turkish police on Sept. 1 used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon to disperse protestors in central Istanbul, detaining over a dozen people.
The co-chair of the Kurdish problem-focused HDP has claimed the conditions in the eastern and southeastern Anatolian regions of the country were unsuitable for an election campaign due to ongoing clashes between Turkish security forces and terrorists
Last week, former U.S. Ambassador to Ankara Eric Edelman published an article in the New York Times titled “America’s Dangerous Bargain With Turkey.”
Outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants have shot dead a police officer in an ambush in the eastern province of Iğdır
A doctor was killed in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır late on Aug. 31 in a shooting carried out by the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants, the district governor has stated
The Vienna-based IPI has called on the Turkish gov't to stop using anti-terror laws and financial agencies against journalists
Turkey’s response to the nearly 2 million refugees who have crossed its border from Syria and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) extremists is “above and beyond,” the U.S. State Department has said
One police commissioner and a fellow police officer have been wounded in an attack in the eastern province of Batman after suspected members of the PKK staged an attack on a car the undercover cops were in, late in the day
The abbreviations and English translations of organizations linked to the outlawed PKK written in a notebook has been mentioned among the evidence seized by the police in the arrest of two British journalists working for VICE News
A Turkish soldier died and another was missing on Sept. 1 following cross-border fire from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)-held territory in neighboring Syria, local officials said.
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