Tag: Turkish Coup

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - NOVEMBER 21: Turkish Lira currency is seen on November 21, 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Turkish Lira plunged to a record low of 3.978 against the dollar in early Tuesday trading. Concern's over deteriorating relations with the U.S. and the central bank continue to effect Turkish markets. …

Turkish Currency Falls Following U.S. Religious Freedom Sanctions

Turkey’s currency, the lira, plunged to a record low on Wednesday and continued to fall Thursday following the imposition of sanctions by the United States on two Turkish officials for their roles in the detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson.

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EXCLUSIVE: Turkish FM: Erdoğan Currently Has a Lot of Power but ‘No Accountability’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan currently wields significant power but “no responsibility,” adding that the upcoming April 16 referendum is designed to change that, during a sit-down interview with Breitbart News at the National Press Club in D.C. on Tuesday.

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Turkish PM: No Compromise With U.S. Over Gulen Extradition

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s prime minister said on Saturday that Ankara could not compromise with the United States over its request for the extradition of Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen which it blames for orchestrating last month’s attempted coup.

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Turkey Seeks Arrest of Ex-Soccer Star in Coup Probe

Turkey has issued an arrest warrant for its former international football star striker Hakan Sukur in the probe over the failed July 15 coup aimed at unseating President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a report said Friday.

Pro-Erdogan supporters gather at Taksim square in Istanbul to support the government on July16, 2016, following a failed coup attempt. Turkish authorities said they had regained control of the country on July 16 after thwarting a coup attempt by discontented soldiers to seize power from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that …

WATCH: Turkey Suspects Ex-Palestinian Official Involved In Coup Attempt

TEL AVIV – Turkish officials suspect that Mohammed Dahlan, the one-time Palestinian security boss and today’s President Mahmoud Abbas’ arch-rival, was involved in the failed attempt to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier this month, Arab and international reports now claim.

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Erdogan Target of Assassination Attempt During Failed Coup

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was the target of a possible assassination attempt during the failed military coup that unfolded over Friday night and Saturday, and in which over 290 people were killed.