Category: MURAT YETKİN
Reinstating the death penalty was imposed on the political agenda by the Turkish leadership after the bloody coup attempt of July 15
One of the arrested co-chairs of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtaş, has sent a message from prison, saying he is “being held hostage, but it won’t last for very long.”
Turkey understands that an Iranian-made drone was responsible for the killing of four soldiers participating in an operation in Syria
Category: AHU ÖZYURT
Turkey is going through very turbulent times – not only economically but politically as well. The difficulty in navigating through this kind of a storm is that it is unlike any we have ever had before. The lines are blurred and money is fluid.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Dec. 6 said the situation in Aleppo case was a “disgrace” for the West
Turkish fighter jets have resumed air strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) positions in Syria’s al-Bab, destroying nine positions late on Dec. 6, during a visit by Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım to Russia
The Turkish General Staff said its warplanes “neutralized” 23 ISIL militants in air strikes in the al-Bab city of Aleppo province in northern Syria between 10:05 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 7
The co-chair of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) is being overtly subjected to torture in prison, a HDP lawmaker has said, commenting on the imprisonment of HDP co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş.
Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) Istanbul deputy Barış Yarkadaş read out a message from daily Cumhuriyet’s imprisoned editor-in-chief, Murat Sabuncu, in parliament’s general assembly on Dec. 6
Turkish warplanes hit outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) targets in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Dec. 7, Doğan News Agency has reported
Category: SEMİH İDİZ
Daily Hürriyet’s veteran diplomatic correspondent, Uğur Ergan, reported on Monday that Turkey’s Euphrates Shield operation in Northern Syria, launched on Aug. 24 against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and the Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) – which Ankara says is a terrorist group linked to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) – has slowed down.
Deputy Turkish Prime Minister Mehmet Şimşek has accused the followers of the Gülen movement, believed to have orchestrated the July 15 coup, as well as the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), of trying to harm Turkey’s relationship with the European Union after ties between Ankara and Brussels recently soured
The United States will not give up its support for Kurdish groups in Syria and Iraq despite Turkey’s opposition, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense Mary Beth Long has stated
Turkish novelist Aslı Erdoğan, arrested in August on terror charges as part of the investigation into closed daily Özgür Gündem, is at risk of being paralyzed while in jail, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Utku Çakırözer has said
Four outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants were killed in a house raid in the Viranşehir district of the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa on Dec. 3
Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies Pervin Buldan and Mithat Sancar visited arrested party deputies, including HDP co-chairs Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ, on Dec. 3 and 4
Three soldiers were killed and six were wounded in an operation against outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the eastern province of Hakkari early on Dec. 2, Doğan News Agency has reported
It is not possible to determine the number of journalists currently under arrest in Turkey, Turkey’s Justice Ministry has stated in response to a lawmaker’s written questionnaire
Arrested People’s Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has said he knew he would be arrested 15 days before his arrest, during a visit from a committee of the main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) on Nov. 30.
Despite ongoing sound and fury in ties between Turkey and the EU, efforts to accomplish a long-standing deal on granting visa-free travel to Turkish nationals in return for implementing the refugee Readmission Agreement have reached a critical point
Daily News - Follow us on