Fethullah Gulen

Ankara orders arrest of 139 municipality, ministry staff over Gulen links

Ankara orders arrest of 139 municipality, ministry staff over Gulen links

Turkish authorities ordered the detention of 139 staff from Ankara municipalities and two ministries in an investigation targeting supporters of the US-based cleric accused of being behind last July's failed coup. Detention warrants …

Turkish police seeking 144 people over FETO links

Turkish police seeking 144 people over FETO links

Turkish police said they are seeking 144 people including police, soldiers and prosecutors, over suspected links to the network of US-based Fetullah Gülen, accused by Ankara in orchestrating last year's failed …

Gülenist NBA Star Kanter detained in Romania’s airport

Gülenist NBA Star Kanter detained in Romania’s airport

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who is known to be a staunch follower of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, is believed to have orchestrated July, 2016 coup attempt which left 249 …

 What results did Erdogan bring from Washington to Ankara?

What results did Erdogan bring from Washington to Ankara?

The final solutions to the main problems, such as arms deliveries to Syrian Kurds have not been achieved yet

Turkish PM: Germany must choose between Ankara and coup plotters

Turkish PM: Germany must choose between Ankara and coup plotters

Germany must decide whether it wants to stand with Turkey or with alleged coup plotters, Turkey’s prime minister Binali Yildirim said today. Speaking to his party members, Yildirim criticized …

Turkey orders arrest of 85 energy and education ministry staff

Turkey orders arrest of 85 energy and education ministry staff

Turkey ordered the arrest of 85 energy and education ministry staff in an investigation targeting the network of a US-based cleric whom Ankara accuses of orchestrating last July's attempted coup, broadcaster CNN Turk reported. No …

 More than 50 former bourse staff detained in Turkey over Gulen links

More than 50 former bourse staff detained in Turkey over Gulen links

Turkish police detained 53 former employees of the Istanbul stock exchange over alleged links to the US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, Haberturk newspaper reported. Dawn raids were launched on 70 addresses, targeting …

Turkey condemns German move to accept asylum requests from its soldiers

Turkey condemns German move to accept asylum requests from its soldiers

The Turkish Foreign Ministry condemned Germany’s decision to accept the asylum applications of former soldiers of the country. "Though all the evidence showing the putschists’ connections to FETÖ is clear, …

Turkish justice minister discusses Gulen extradition with US counterpart

Turkish justice minister discusses Gulen extradition with US counterpart

Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag met with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Washington, reiterating Ankara’s request for the extradition of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah …

Turkish prosecutors demand thousands years in jail for Gulen

Turkish prosecutors demand thousands years in jail for Gulen

Turkish prosecutors have demanded 3,623 aggravated life sentences for the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, as a total of all cases filed against him.  In addition to the aggravated life terms, the …

Will Turkey reinstate the death penalty

Will Turkey reinstate the death penalty

At one time, its cancellation was one of the results of Ankara's plans on accession to the EU

Stoltenberg: Turkey has right to prosecute coup suspect, but...

Stoltenberg: Turkey has right to prosecute coup suspect, but...

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Turkey it must fully respect legal due process, as Ankara continues to make mass arrests after last July's failed coup. "Turkey has the right to protect itself and to …

Turkey suspends more than 9000 police officers

Turkey suspends more than 9000 police officers

Turkey's police force has suspended more than 9,000 officers over alleged links to the US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen. It said the action had been taken on the grounds of national security. …

 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 …