The Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has launched a probe into 17 individuals including US politicians, bureaucrats and academics, who are suspected of being linked to the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETO).
Turkey is expecting to hear a clearer position from the United States during a top diplomat’s visit to Ankara on the upcoming Raqqa operation on March 30 and is planning to suggest a joint action by excluding Syrian Kurdish groups
The 19th State Theaters Sabancı International Adana Theater Festival will be held from March 27 to April 30, featuring 12 Turkish and nine foreign plays in the southern city of Adana
Former CIA Director James Woolsey has said U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Retired Army Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn discussed removal of Gülen from the country without going through the extradition process, the Wall Street Journal reported
Category: MURAT YETKİN
When the insignia of the People’s Protection Units (YPG), a red star on a yellow triangle – a version of the symbol of many left-wing militant organizations around the world – first appeared as badges on the arms of the U.S. Special Forces in Syria in May 2016, the Turkish government was furious about it.
Category: ABDULKADİR SELVİ
This is not the first contact with U.S. officials on Fethullah Gülen’s extradition.
FBI Director James Comey on March 20 confirmed for the first time that the bureau is investigating possible ties between Republican Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia amid allegations that Moscow sought to influence the 2016 U.S. election.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Turkey on March 30, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said late on March 16
A senior Republican lawmaker on March 12 challenged U.S. President Donald Trump to prove his claim that his phone was tapped by predecessor Barack Obama during last year’s election campaign - or else retract the unsubstantiated allegation
Wikileaks has just released thousands more documents claiming that the CIA has developed special methods to turn almost every gadget that we use in our daily lives, from TV sets to mobile phones, into a two-way monitoring device to spy on individuals
The network of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, dubbed the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) by Turkish officials and prosecutors, employed CIA spies to work as English teachers at their schools in Central Asian Turkic republics, according to an indictment against the main suspects into the coup attempt of July 15, 2016
The Central Intelligence Agency on March 8 accused WikiLeaks of endangering Americans, helping U.S. rivals and hampering the fight against terror threats by releasing what the anti-secrecy site claimed was a trove of CIA hacking tools
Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks published on March 7 what it said were thousands of pages of internal Central Intelligence Agency discussions about hacking techniques used over several years, renewing concerns about the security of consumer electronics
WikiLeaks on Tuesday published thousands of documents purportedly taken from the Central Intelligence Agency's Center for Cyber Intelligence, a dramatic release that appears to provide an eye-opening look at the intimate details of America's cyberespionage toolkit.
Category: CANSU ÇAMLIBEL
Last week marked quite a surge in diplomatic traffic between Turkish and American high-level officials. Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işik met Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis on the sidelines of the NATO Defense Ministerial Meeting in Brussels.
Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Işık announced on Feb. 23 that the Syrian town of al-Bab had been largely captured from the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL), or DEASH, by Turkish-backed Free Syria Army (FSA) forces during the Euphrates Shield operation, as a new round of talks were set to start in Geneva for the political future of the war-torn country.
The United States is not about to plunder Iraq’s petroleum reserves, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who arrived in Baghdad on Feb. 20, said as he sought to soothe partners rattled by U.S. President Donald Trump
Category: SERKAN DEMİRTAŞ
The turning point in the years-long Syrian unrest was the launch of a Turkish-Russian cooperation, which evacuated civilians and rebels from Aleppo and saved the lives of around 40,000 people through a cease-fire brokered between the Syrian regime and the opposition groups.
Turkey’s National Intelligence Agency (MİT) has held a meeting with the CIA’s new director, Mike Pompeo, about the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ), widely believed to be the orchestrators of the July 2016 failed coup attempt, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
U.S. Chief of Joint Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford is set to visit Turkey on Feb. 17. Following the Feb. 9 visit of CIA head Michael Pompeo, Dunford is the second high-ranking U.S. official’s visit to Turkey, as part of a Middle Eastern tour
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