Turkey orders 103 soldiers arrested in Gulen probe – Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish prosecutors ordered the detention of 103 soldiers with suspected links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating a failed coup in mid-2016, state-owned Anadolu news agency said on Friday. Police have carried out regular sweeps against alleged supporters of the preacher Fethullah Gulen since the coup

Turkey orders 61 soldiers detained for suspected Gulen links – media

ISTANBUL - Turkish authorities ordered the arrest of 61 soldiers from the navy and land forces, including senior officers, for suspected links to a U.S.-based cleric who Ankara says orchestrated a 2016 failed coup, state media said on Monday. Eighteen of those ordered detained were on active duty, Anadolu news agency

PKK fights back against Turkish insurgency

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants launched a rocket attack on military vehicles on Wednesday, killing two soldiers and wounding another, the local governor's office said, the latest in a series of attacks in southeast Turkey this week. The attacks come ahead of nationwide elections on Sunday and

22 anti-war Turkish students on trial, face 5 yrs in prison

By Middle East Affairs Twenty-two students from the most renowned university in Turkey went on trial on Wednesday on charges of " terror propaganda", their "crime" was organizing a demonstration on their campus to oppose President Erdogan's military involvement in Syria. Police stormed the Bogazici University dorm room in March, and have kept

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