COMMENTARY — Turkey scrambled to contain fallout from Erdoğan’s jihadist friends

By Abdullah Bozkurt It appears Turkey’s intelligence agency, which has long trafficked, armed and supported foreign fighters in the bloody Syrian civil war since 2011...

Helsinki Commission chair disappointed by Turkish court decision on jailed NASA scientist

Helsinki Commission Chairman Sen. Roger Wicker, a Republican from Mississippi, has expressed his disappointment over a recent decision by a Turkish court to reduce...

HRF launches campaign during Turkish President’s UN visit to protest post-coup purge

The Human Rights Foundation (HRF), a New York-based rights association, on Monday launched a campaign protesting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to the...

Critical German-Turkish politician to attend Erdoğan state dinner to send ‘signal’

Germany's Opposition Green party politician Cem Özdemir, who is of Turkish descent and has repeatedly slammed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s policies, is to...

President Erdoğan urges Turkish scientists to return home despite his war on science

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Saturday announced a campaign to bring Turkish scientists back home, personally calling for their return, independent news site...

Turkish gov’t says operations targeting Gülen movement could extend to US

Turkey’s presidential spokesman İbrahim Kalın said during a press conference on Friday that the Turkish government would continue its global manhunt for followers of...

Protests start in Germany ahead of visit by Turkish President Erdoğan

People across Germany took to the streets over the weekend to protest a state visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Sept. 27-29. According...

Report: German intelligence ponders putting pro-Erdoğan DİTİB under surveillance

German intelligence is reportedly examining whether to put the pro-Erdoğan Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DİTİB), which has been at the center of a series...

6 people trying to flee persecution in Turkey detained by police

Turkish police detained six people, including two children, in Kırklareli province on Saturday over their alleged links to the Gülen movement as they were reportedly...

Iran sanctions-busting Turkish-Iranian gold trader Zarrab spotted this time at New York hotel

Reza Zarrab, a Turkish-Iranian gold trader who turned witness in the New York trial of a Turkish banker charged with evading US sanctions on Iran,...

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