Fethullah Gulen

 Over 113 thousand people detained over Gulen links in Turkey last year

Over 113 thousand people detained over Gulen links in Turkey last year

A total of 113,260 people have been detained as part of investigations into the Gülen movement since a coup attempt in July 2016, Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said. Of them, 47,155 were put into pre-trial …

Would Turkey#039s EU membership issue be put to referendum?

Would Turkey's EU membership issue be put to referendum?

Turkish authorities discuss whether or not to stop the accession talks

Turkey expects concrete steps on Gulen extradition

Turkey expects concrete steps on Gulen extradition

Turkey expects the United States to take concrete steps on the extradition of U.S.-based Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom it blames for a failed coup attempt last July, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said …

Tillerson to discuss fight against ISIL and extradition of Gulen

Tillerson to discuss fight against ISIL and extradition of Gulen

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to meet the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara. The key topic of the talks is the fight against ISIL and the Syrian settlement. …

Erdogan says Turkey will review EU ties ‘from A to Z’

Erdogan says Turkey will review EU ties ‘from A to Z’

Tensions between Ankara and Brussels have reached a new level

Michael Flynn discussed Gulen extradition plan with Turkish government

Michael Flynn discussed Gulen extradition plan with Turkish government

Michael Flynn, the Trump administration’s first national security adviser, met with Turkish government officials in September to discuss a plan to excise a political enemy of Turkey’s president from the U.S., …

Turkish FM to discuss Gulen extradition during visit to US

Turkish FM to discuss Gulen extradition during visit to US

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will discuss the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, an Islamic cleric suspected by Ankara of masterminding the July 2016 coup attempt, during his visit to the US, the Turkish Justice …

Instead of using proxies, West attacks Turkey head-on

Instead of using proxies, West attacks Turkey head-on

The West has a desire to redesign the world as they see fit

Yildirim: constitutional changes to put an end to terrorism

Yildirim: constitutional changes to put an end to terrorism

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim vowed to put an end to terrorism in Turkey after the April 16 referendum on constitutional changes. "God willing, 'yes' will win [in the referendum] and the [Fetullah …

Balbec: protests near Russian Embassy in Ankara were organized by Gulen

Balbec: protests near Russian Embassy in Ankara were organized by Gulen

Protests near the Russian Embassy in Ankara, held yesterday, were organized by supporters of Fethullah Gulen, posed as representatives of the Crimean Tatar diaspora, State Duma deputy from Crimea Ruslan Balbec said. …

Twitter user detained for praising Gülen movement on social media

Twitter user detained for praising Gülen movement on social media

A popular Twitter user with the user name “bıbıcımsıfırladım” was identified and detained in İstanbul on Wednesday for posting tweets that praise the Gulen movement, which the Turkish government accuses of masterminding a coup attempt …

Trump administration shows positive approach to Gulen extradition

Trump administration shows positive approach to Gulen extradition

The administration of US President Donald Trump shows a positive approach to the extradition of Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen suspected by Ankara of masterminding the July 2016 coup …

#039Erdogan assassins#039 go on trial in Turkey

'Erdogan assassins' go on trial in Turkey

A court hearing on the alleged assassination attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a luxury Aegean hotel on the night of the botched July 15 coup started Monday in Turkey's southwestern Mugla province. …

Fikri Isik: Russia and Iran can#039t be excluded from Syrian process

Fikri Isik: "Russia and Iran can't be excluded from Syrian process"

Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik spoke about the regional role of Turkey and its relations with the West at the Munich Security Conference, held today. Isik noted that recently, a huge number of events happened in the …

Turkish PM calls on US to extradite Gulen

Turkish PM calls on US to extradite Gulen

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim reiterated the country's demand for US cooperation on the extradition of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen in a meeting with new US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) …

Trump promises Erdogan to take Gulen extradition request seriously

Trump promises Erdogan to take Gulen extradition request seriously

US President Donald Trump assured the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he would take the issue of extradition of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused of staging the coup in Turkey, …

Ankara#039s mayor blames FETO for earthquake

Ankara's mayor blames FETO for earthquake

Ankara's mayor Melih Gokcek warned that outside forces could be using sophisticated technology to try to trigger a manmade earthquake in a deliberate bid to harm Turkey's fragile economy. His comments …

Turkey sends new evidences for Gülen’s extradition from US

Turkey sends new evidences for Gülen’s extradition from US

Turkey has sent a new file to the US to beef up its evidences demanding the extradition of Fethullah Gülen, the Pennsylvania-based leader of the Gülenist movement, which is widely believed to have orchestrated the July …

Turkish reforms: pros and cons

Turkish reforms: pros and cons

A closer look at Turkey's proposed presidential system

Turkey expects Trump administration to extradite Gulen

Turkey expects Trump administration to extradite Gulen

Turkey is confident that its relations with the United States will improve significantly under President-elect Donald Trump and expects extradition of Fethullah Gulen, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut …

Erdogan announces preliminary results on FETO arrests

Erdogan announces preliminary results on FETO arrests

The Turkish authorities have arrested about 43,000 people on suspicion of being affiliated with the Fethullah Gulen Terrorist Organization (FETO), which Ankara believes to be behind the July coup attempt, Turkish President …

Turkey seeks arrest of 243 military members in post-coup probe

Turkey seeks arrest of 243 military members in post-coup probe

Turkish prosecutors have issued arrest warrants for 243 members of the military in 54 provinces across the country in a probe following July's failed coup. The suspects were being sought on suspicion they were using Bylock, an …

Colonels detained in Cyprus for links to FETO

Colonels detained in Cyprus for links to FETO

Nine Turkish army colonels have been detained in Nicosia, capital of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, as part of the ongoing operation against the Gülenist Terror Group (FETÖ), military sources said on Sunday. Two …

Turkey-Russia relations will not affect NATO ties

Turkey-Russia relations will not affect NATO ties

Turkish defense minister says NATO should fulfill its commitments to Turkey

Morocco cracks down on schools allegedly linked to Turkish cleric Gulen

Morocco cracks down on schools allegedly linked to Turkish cleric Gulen

Morocco is closing down several schools that allegedly promote the ideology of FETO (Fethullah Terrorist Organization), which Ankara blames for the July coup attempt, the Moroccan Interior Ministry announced in a statement. According …

 Turkey to detain 380 businessmen in Gulen investigation

Turkey to detain 380 businessmen in Gulen investigation

Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 380 businessmen accused of providing financial support to the network of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of orchestrating July's failed coup, media reports …

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Russian ambassador#039s killer linked to Gülen

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Russian ambassador's killer linked to Gülen

Turkey disposes of information on the links of the Russian Ambassador's killer to the organization of preacher Fethullah Gülen, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said. …

Turkey remands 100 military officers in FETO probe

Turkey remands 100 military officers in FETO probe

An Istanbul court remanded in custody 100 pro-coup soldiers in a probe into the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) while seven were released under judicial control, Anadolu agency reports. The police arrested 351 suspects on …

 Turkish police officers in court for coup trial in Istanbul

Turkish police officers in court for coup trial in Istanbul

Twenty-nine Turkish former police officers went on trial in Istanbul on Tuesday accused of aiding the failed military coup in July. The police officers standing trial in a prison and courthouse complex in the outskirts of Istanbul …

Common ground on Syria unites Russia and Turkey

Common ground on Syria unites Russia and Turkey

Moacow plans with Turkey and Iran to prepare its own Syrian peace roadmap