Tag archive for ‘Ankara’
FSA and Turkish Army units headed toward Jarablus in 2016 (archives)
By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Turkey steps up training of Free Syrian Army in bid to crack down on Kurds and Balkanize Syria

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Turkey has further stepped up its training and support of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in a bid to crack down on Kurds in Syria and to further carve out a Turkish sphere of interest in More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, May 22nd, 2017

State of emergency won’t be lifted until peace is restored: Edogan

nsnbc : Turkey’s President and newly re-elected AKP party chief and “Head of State” R. Tayyip Erdogan confirmed rights activists fears when he said the state of emergency that was declared after More...

“We don’t find that right, we won’t accept this. … The rules cannot be changed while a match is being played. But the YSK has changed the rules right after the polls were closed.”
By nsnbc On Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Turkey’s Election Board to file criminal charges against CHP leader over comments on referendum

nsnbc : Turkey’s Supreme Election Board (YSK), in a surprise move, decided to file criminal complaints against Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu, over the opposition party leader’s More...

A happy couple according to AKP interpretation of Turkish values - child marriages on the rise again.
By Christof Lehmann On Monday, May 1st, 2017

Using emergency laws, Turkey’s AKP government banned TV dating shows and services

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Turkey’s Islamist AKP government banned television dating shows and dating services by decree under emergency laws. The decree was published in Turkey’s Official Gazette on More...

S-400 battery, here deployed in Syria to protect Russian military assets.
By nsnbc On Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Turkey considers buying Russian S-400 air defense systems: Cavusoglu

nsnbc : Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, on Friday, reportedly told the Turkish daily Milliyet that Ankara is negotiating about the delivery of S-400 long-range air-defense systems. S-400 battery, More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Turkey’s Council of State and Election Board Reject CHP’s Protest over Rigged Referendum

nsnbc : Turkey’s Republican People’s Party, the largest opposition party, has appealed to the Council of State to repeal the Supreme Election Board’s (YSK) decision that changed the legal criteria More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Turkey’s Al-Qaeda Catch and Release Program: 2003 HSBC Bombers and a Dead Journalist

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : An individual described as Z.C. was detained by security forces in Turkey after he confessed in court to his involvement in four November 2003 truck bombings in Istanbul, targeting the More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Turkey blasts OSCE for biased Observation in Referendum: Refers to “Observer with PKK Flag”

nsnbc : Turkish officials have blasted the OSCE and questioned the objectivity of the European monitoring group that Turkey had invited to observe its referendum. Rather than relating to serious procedural flaws More...

“We don’t find that right, we won’t accept this. … The rules cannot be changed while a match is being played. But the YSK has changed the rules right after the polls were closed.”
By nsnbc On Monday, April 17th, 2017

Turkey’s Opposition CHP Denounces High Electoral Board for Accepting Invalid Ballots in Referendum

nsnbc : Turkey’s main opposition party the Republican People’s Party (CHP) accuses Turkey’s High Electoral Board (YSK) of having violated laws when it, amidst the vote counting process in Sunday’s More...

By nsnbc On Monday, April 17th, 2017

Erdoğan declares victory in his pursuit of one-man rule

Ozerdem & Baser (TC) : After a long and contentious referendum campaign, Turkey has voted to endorse a package of constitutional changes that will turn the country’s long-established parliamentary system into More...