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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

BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...

France’s Greatest Composer — Georges Bizet — Was Jewish

Few operas are performed more than Georges Bizet’s Carmen; none are better loved. It...

Features

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

JNS.org - President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on...

Israel’s Iron Dome System Goes Naval

JNS.org - The Israeli Navy has a new tool at its disposal to defend the country’s offshore gas rigs in the...

World

Swedish PM Condemns Attempted Arson Attack at Synagogue as Three Arrested

Three people were arrested early on Sunday after an attempted arson attack at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, prosecutors said. There were no reports of injuries and the...

Israel

Israel Destroys ‘Significant’ Cross-Border Terror Tunnel From G...

Israeli forces on Sunday destroyed a "significant" cross-border attack tunnel from the Gaza Strip, which the military said was being...

Middle East

Iraq Holds Military Parade Celebrating Final Victory Over Islamic State

An Iraqi military parade celebrating final victory over Islamic State is underway in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, an Iraqi military spokesman told Reuters on Sunday. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared...

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