Turkish intelligence used former special ops officers to train, arm jihadists

After the start of the conflict in Syria in 2011 during the Arab revolutions, a special desk was set up in Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MİT) for the purpose of…

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TURKEY’S INTERIOR MINISTER TRIES TO DERAIL PROBE INTO MURDER OF RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR

Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, who is in charge of the police force, the main law enforcement agency in Turkey with 268,000 employees, should be considered a key suspect in…

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Erdogan’s chief aide Yasin Aktay advocates caliphate for Turkey

Yasin Aktay, chief advisor to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who shapes Turkish foreign policy for the Muslim and Arab worlds, has advocated a caliphate vision for Turkey, calling the Muslim…

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Al-Qaeda and ISIL outfits operate in Turkey under charity cover

Two front aid groups that operate in Turkey’s southeastern border provinces near Syria, led by known militants of al-Qaeda and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), have…

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Erdoğan’s hatred of Yazidis takes a toll in Turkey

he deep hostility harbored by Turkey’s Islamist rulers against non-Muslims has reached a point of blind hatred that often rears its ugly head in the official narrative adopted by the…

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