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Turkey celebrates defeat of coup, one year on

Waar Media - 2017-07-15 10:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey on Saturday will hold an intense series of events to celebrate the first anniversary of the defeat of last year’s attempted coup, showcasing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s grip on power. The authorities have declared July 15 an annua ...

Turkish police detain producer of Erdogan film over Gulen links

Waar Media - 2017-07-13 16:38
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkish police detained the producer of a film on the life of President Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, accusing him of ties to the Muslim cleric Ankara says orchestrated last year’s attempted coup, state media said. His arrest came a day after t ...

U.S. citizens targeted after extradition of Haiti ex-coup leader

Reuters - 2017-01-10 12:51
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haitian police have evacuated some 50 U.S. citizens to safety after attempted attacks by supporters of Haitian Senator-elect Guy Philippe, who was arrested and extradited to the United States last week, a police official said on ...

Turkey opens first trial related to failed coup with case against police

Reuters - 2016-12-27 11:35
SILIVRI, Turkey (Reuters) - The first trial related to Turkey's failed coup started on Tuesday, with 29 police officers facing charges of disobeying orders on the July night rogue soldiers attempted to overthrow the government and killed some 240 people. ...

Kurds in Germany: Fear in the air of Turkey’s Erdogan supporters

E-Kurd - 2016-12-24 12:50
BERLIN,— Following the attempted coup in July, the tense situation in Turkey has been mirrored within Germany. The Kurdish community here is growing increasingly afraid. Ali Toprak doesn’t know where to begin. The chair of Germany’s Kurdish community advo ...

A suicide-bomber wreaks more horror on Turkey’s beleaguered Kurds

The Kurdish Project - 2016-08-23 08:53
The following article was originally published in The Economist on August 22nd, 2016 MORE than half of the 53 killed were children. The suicide-bomber himself was no older than 14. Turkey was already reeling from a brutal attempted coup and an ensuing gov ...

Fethullah Gulen will not be extradited: lawyers

KurdPress - 2016-08-14 21:04
Lawyers for U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen said on Friday, August 5, they did not expect their client to be extradited over Ankara's allegations he was involved in last month's attempted coup, Reuters reported. ...

Fethullah Gulen will not be extradited: lawyers

Kurd Press - 2016-08-07 20:09
Lawyers for U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen said on Friday, August 5, they did not expect their client to be extradited over Ankara's allegations he was involved in last month's attempted coup, Reuters reported. ...

HDP rejects both attempted coup and ‘climate’ that led to it

Kurd Press - 2016-07-20 10:38
Turkey pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) stated that the party had never reconciled with the “coup mentality,” but would not reconcile with the “climate and ground” that created and expanded this “mentality” either, Hurriyet daily re ...

Nechirvan Barzani backs Turkey against coup attempt

Kurd Press - 2016-07-19 07:30
Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani issued a statement on Saturday July 16 in support to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following an overnight attempted coup in Turkey. ...

HDK statement on the attempted coup

ANF - 2016-07-18 17:23
HDK states the attempted coup is “a result of the internal conflict created by the Palace’s coup. HDK warned the government that the reaction against the attempted coup should not be read as “aproval of the one-man regime”. ...

Pentagon says anti-ISIS air operations resume from Turkish airspace

Aranews - 2016-07-18 02:15
ARA News QAMISHLI – An attempted coup in Turkey interrupted operations at a U.S. joint air base in Incirlik, but the Pentagon on Sunday said that air operations against ISIS now resume from Turkish airspace. “After close coordination with our Turkish alli ...

Turkey won’t withdraw troops from Iraq: source

Waarmedia - 2016-07-17 15:47
Waar, Duhok: Turkey will not withdraw its troops from northern Iraq’s Bashik area following the attempted military coup in Turkey that ended in failure, a source said. A military source has denied reports that Turkey would withdraw its troops from Iraq fo ...

At least 60 dead in Turkish coup attempt

Kurd Press - 2016-07-16 13:33
At least 60 people have been killed during the clashes and incidents after a group of soldiers attempted a coup starting from late on July 15, a high ranking Ankara prosecutor has said. ...

Turkish PM thanks opposition leader for rejecting military coup

Kurd Press - 2016-07-16 13:33
Turkey's prime minister has thanked the leaders of three oppositional parties for their backing to the democracy and standing with the government in the face of a group of soldiers that attempted to stage a coup, Hurriyet daily news reported. ...

At least 90 dead in Turkish coup attempt

Kurd Press - 2016-07-16 13:33
At least 90 people have been killed and 1154 were wounded during the clashes and incidents after a group of soldiers attempted a coup starting from late on July 15, Anadolu Agency reported. ...

HDP on Attempted Coup: Only Solution is Democratic Politics

BasNews - 2016-07-16 12:03
“Turkey immediately needs to embrace a pluralistic and liberal democracy,” reads a statement by HDP co-leaders ANKARA — After an attempted coup in Turkey overnight on Friday, the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) expressed its opposition to “an ...

Turkish Media: 90 Dead and Over 1,000 injured in Attempted Coup

BasNews - 2016-07-16 09:32
The clashes still continue although most of the pro-coup army personnel arrested TURKEY — The attempted coup, that started late night on Friday when a part of the army declared that they have taken over the country and blocked, has been declared as a "fa ...

Turkish army attempts military coup against Erdogan government

Aranews - 2016-07-16 05:16
ANKARA – A group within Turkey’s military has attempted to overthrow the government and security forces have been called in to “do what is necessary”, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on peop ...
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