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Award-winning author Murat Özyaşar detained in Turkey

  Turkish counterterrorism police on Saturday morning detained award-winning author and teacher Murat Özyaşar after a search of his İstanbul apartment.   The announcement was made by...

Leaked email shows Erdoğan’s son-in-law manages oil firm with alleged ISIL links

According to leaked emails belonging to Berat Albayrak, Turkey’s energy minister and the son-in-law of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Albayrak is in the position...

Amsterdam law firm to Erdoğan: Calling Gülen movement terrorist is exaggeration

Robert R. Amsterdam, the head of London-based Amsterdam & Partners LLP, which was hired by the Turkish government as part of their fight against...

Turkish police arrest mayor of pro-Kurdish district in Van province

  Zilan Aldatmaz, co-mayor of the Saray district of eastern Van province, was arrested on Friday on charges of membership in a terrorist organization, Turkish...

3 Kurdish mayors in Şanlıurfa need governor’s approval in decision making

  As part of the trend of appointing trustees to predominantly Kurdish towns in Turkey’s Southeast, the governor of Şanlıurfa is now requiring three local...

US prosecutor denies any links to Gülen, says never set foot in Turkey

Responding to allegations from Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who accused US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara of being...

Doğan Media Group head resigns amid leaked emails scandal

Doğan Media Group Director General Mehmet Ali Yalçındağ has stepped down from his post after leaked emails belonging to Berat Albayrak, energy minister and...

Detention warrants issued for 162 courthouse employees over links to Gülen

Turkish prosecutors issued detention warrants for a total of 162 courthouse and prison employees in İstanbul on Friday due to their alleged links to...

Turkey arrests 6 members of Kimse Yok Mu Foundation due to Gülen links

Six members of the Kimse Yok Mu charity organization were arrested in Kayseri province on Friday as part of an ongoing witch-hunt against the...

Pro-Kurdish DBP’s Hani mayor arrested

Abdurrahman Zorlu, mayor of the Hani district of southeastern Diyarbakır province, was arrested on Friday on charges of membership in a terrorist organization, CNN...

Turkish army to join other state bodies in setting up purge commissions

The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) is set to follow the example of numerous other state institutions that have established commissions to cleanse those public...

Fethullah Gülen: Now I am certain that Erdoğan was behind failed coup in Turkey

US-based Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, who is accused by Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan of masterminding a failed coup attempt in Turkey on July...

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