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Posts Tagged: Turkey coup

February 3, 2017 5:01 am
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Erdogan: A Classic Case of How Power Corrupts

Much has been written on the endemic corruption in Turkey that involves virtually every social stratum -- including political, judicial, government administration, private sector, civil society, business...

October 31, 2016 9:46 am
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Turkish Police Detain Staff Members of Opposition Newspaper in Post-Coup Crackdown

Turkish police have detained the editor and several writers of opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet amid a crackdown on media after the failed July coup. The journalists are...

September 11, 2016 3:30 am
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Despite Turkey’s Horrible Abuses, CAIR Continues to Shill for Ankara

A delegation from Turkey's parliament came to Washington last week, in order to make the case for extraditing Fethullah Gülen -- an opposition figure living in self-imposed exile...

September 2, 2016 10:50 am
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Turkey Says Over 40,000 Civil Servants Fired After Failed Coup

The Turkish government's Official Gazette has announced that nearly 43,000 people have been expelled from their jobs in public institutions for alleged ties to terror...

August 10, 2016 6:41 am
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Is Turkey Following Pakistan’s Descent Into Islamization?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's oppressive response to July's failed coup attempt -- in which he sacked thousands of government officials and journalists in a sweeping purge -- threatens...

August 9, 2016 5:53 am
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Erdogan-Gulen Power Struggle Divides European Turks

On the night of July 15, members of the Turkish military stormed the state-run TRT news agency in Ankara and forced an anchorwoman to read...

August 4, 2016 6:43 am
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Erdogan’s Coup Survival: Don’t Call It Democracy

Nihad Awad, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) executive director, is in Turkey this week. It isn't clear why, but Awad is taking advantage of his travels...

July 22, 2016 7:07 am
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Hamas — and Erdogan’s Funny Definition of Democracy

Hamas was one of the many entities rushing to congratulate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his successful quashing of the attempted coup against his...

July 22, 2016 3:49 am
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Turkey’s Elected Dictator

Even before the failed military coup, Turkey’s President Erdogan governed like a dictator who had the last word on all state matters. The botched coup...

July 21, 2016 9:11 am
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Erdogan Declares Three-Month State of Emergency After Failed Coup in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan declared Wednesday that the government would be implementing a three-month state of emergency following Friday’s failed army coup. The state of...

July 21, 2016 2:55 am
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Why I Supported the Turkish Coup Attempt

Every major government condemned the coup attempt in Turkey, as did all four of the parties with representatives in the Turkish parliament. So did even...

July 21, 2016 2:50 am
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Turkey After the Failed Coup: Fascism

JNS.org - We live in an era of resurgent, strongman leaders. Some of them, like Russian President Vladimir Putin, carry an aura of invincibility, a sense that...

July 20, 2016 8:53 am
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Turkey Suspends, Detains More Than 50,000 in Purge After Failed Coup

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...

July 19, 2016 10:09 am
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Turkish President Erdogan Describes Night of Coup, Contemplates Return of Death Penalty

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made a series of televised appearances overnight in which he disclosed dramatic details of his survival on the night of...

Culture

Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...

Miss Israel and Miss Iraq Share Message of Peace at AJC Global Forum

Miss Israel Adar Gendelsman and Miss Iraq Sarah Idan together gave a speech about...

Features

Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power

JNS.org - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel

JNS.org - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel

JNS.org - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...

World

Defendant in Berlin Kippa Assault Denies Being Antisemitic

The Syrian refugee in Germany who assaulted two men wearing kippot in Berlin on earlier this year defended his actions as he went on trial in the German capital on Tuesday. The...

Middle East

Saudi-Led Coalition Captures Large Areas of Yemen’s Hodeidah Airport

Arab coalition troops stormed the airport in Yemen's main port Hodeidah on Tuesday and captured large areas of the compound in battles with Iran-aligned Houthis, a Yemeni military source, the...

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