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Erdogan, ‘Dikkatli Olmak’ for Brotherhood’s dreams

IMMEDIATELY after the Turkish government foiled a coup attempt last month, the ‘sheikhs’ of dreams from the Arab’s ‘Brotherhood’ started claiming that they saw Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a dream exuding an aura close to sainthood. They made the same claim about Mohammad Morsi when their group appointed …

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Post-coup crackdown not over – Turkey orders 47 newspaper journalists, executives detai

ANKARA, July 27, (AFP): Turkey’s prime minister warned Wednesday that the crackdown following a failed coup was not over, as authorities issued arrest warrants for dozens of former newspaper staff. A senior minister also revealed that a major army shake-up had been planned just before the putsch — suggesting elements …

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It is Erdogan-Brotherhood coup

IT IS no longer hidden to anybody that Recep Tayyip Erdogan has turned what appears to be a botched coup d’état, which to him was successful, into a rack upon which he hangs the premeditated drastic cleanup campaign to enable him to control the government. This will serve as a …

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Turkey extends police powers after coup – Schools, charities shuttered

ISTANBUL/ANKARA, July 23, (Agencies): President Tayyip Erdogan tightened his grip on Turkey on Saturday, ordering the closure of thousands of private schools, charities and other institutions in his first decree since imposing a state of emergency after the failed military coup. Turkish authorities also detained a nephew of Fethullah Gulen, …

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Education in Turkey purge – 35,000 suspended or detained

ISTANBUL/ANKARA, July 19, (RTRS): Turkey vowed to root out allies of the US-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, widening a purge of the army, police and judiciary on Tuesday to the education sector, intelligence agency and religious authorities. President Tayyip Erdogan and the government accuse Fethullah …

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Cabinet okays final accounts; ‘supports’ Turkey and France

KUWAIT CITY, July 18, (KUNA): The Cabinet on Monday approved final accounts for the 2015-2016 fiscal year of government departments, addressed major external issues namely Turkey’s events expressing satisfaction at the legitimacy success, expressed solidarity with France in aftermath of the “blatant and criminal” attack in Nice and affirmed stand …

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KUWAIT CITY, July 18: Turkish Ambassador to Kuwait Murat Tamer appreciated Monday the support of the State of Kuwait and His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Turkey from the very beginning of the failed military coup on Friday. “This communication through different means reflects great support …

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Erdogan is not Erbakan – Army of 90s different from that of ’16

WHEN I was writing this article, official statements were released to declare that the coup attempt in Turkey was over. Therefore, I will not talk about the coup and the dramatic events that occurred as they have been covered fully by the media. I will not sell water in the …

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Erdogan II, what next?

FOR the first time in modern Turkey, citizens foiled a coup attempt — a deviation from the usual situation since 1960 whereby the military would overthrow civilian governments within a few hours. The most notable of such incidents was the ‘Coup by Memorandum’ in 1971. At the time, the Armed …

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Speaker, MPs praise Turkish govt for foiling coup attempt

KUWAIT CITY, July 17: National Assembly Speaker Marzouk Ali Al-Ghanem congratulated the legitimate Turkish authorities for their success in restoring national stability after the coup attempt in Turkey last Friday. In a cable to Turkey’s Grand National Assembly Speaker Ismail Kahraman, Al-Ghanim said: “We reject any attempt to overthrow the …

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