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Photos: Turkey Prepares to Observe Failed Coup Anniversary

Turkey will observe the anniversary of a failed coup attempt against Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with nationwide “Democracy Watch” marches beginning at midnight on July 15. The government has scheduled events to commemorate the occasion all week, however, including art exhibits, memorial debuts, and a speech from Erdogan.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a ceremony marking the last year's failed coup, at the Bestepe People's Culture and Congress Centre in Ankara, on July 13, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ADEM ALTAN (Photo credit should read ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkey to Deport French Journalist Detained in Southeast

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s state-run news agency says authorities will deport a French journalist who was detained while conducting an interview in the southeast near the border with Syria. Anadolu Agency says 52-year-old Olivier Bertrand was detained Friday in Gaziantep for

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ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 31: People protest outside the Cumhuriyet Newspaper office after thirteen journalists including the editor-in chief were arrested on October 31, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Turkish prosecutors office has accused the journalists of helping the PKK and the Gulenist terror organisation. The opposition newspaper is Turkey's …

Turkey Arrests Journalist for Tweet Labeling Intel Head as Coup Suspect

The crackdown on journalists and media outlets with unfavorable outlooks towards the Islamist government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan continues in Turkey, where a Hurriyet reporter has been arrested for tweeting a rumor that the head of Turkey’s intelligence agency had been a suspect in last month’s failed coup.

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EXCLUSIVE: Arab Intel Expects Turkish ‘Retribution’ Against U.S.-Based Cleric Gulen and His Loyalists

TEL AVIV – Intelligence agencies in several Arab states suspect the Turkish regime may attempt an assassination campaign against people affiliated with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s arch enemy Fethullah Gulen as well as other opposition figures that Erdogan believes may have been involved in last month’s failed coup attempt, an Arab intelligence source told Breitbart Jerusalem.

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Turkey: Is the Gülen Organization a Cult?

Note: Robert Amsterdam is a Canadian attorney based in London who has represented government officials, corporations and human rights activists around the world. He is working with the Turkish government on litigation involving Gulen. In the aftermath of the violent attempted military

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