Israeli General Yair Golan, Former IDF Deputy Chief, Says PKK Not A Terror Organization

Former IDF deputy chief Maj. Gen. Yair Golan expressed support for Kurdish independence at a conference in Washington last week, saying that the Kurdish PKK fighting Turkey is not a terrorist organization. Read more

Diplomatic Row Between The Netherlands and Turkey Escalates

Tensions continue to grow between NATO allies Turkey and the Netherlands on Sunday as a Turkish minister was escorted out of the country less than a day after Turkey’s foreign minister was denied entry, prompting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to call the Dutch “Nazi remnants.” Read more

Istanbul Nightclub Attack Suspect Who Killed 39 Arrested

After a massive manhunt, police have arrested the suspected attacker who killed 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Eve, according to local Turkish reports. Read more

39 Dead In Attack on Istanbul Nightclub

39 people were killed and at least 40 were wounded when two gunmen opened fire in a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s Eve celebrations on Saturday night. Read more

FBI Raid Businessmen Linked To Imam Blamed For Turkey Coup

Federal authorities raided a Brooklyn cafe linked to the Pennsylvania imam blamed by Turkey for plotting July’s failed coup attempt in that country. Read more

At Least 13 Dead, 20 Wounded In Car Bomb Terror Attack In Istanbul

At least 13 people were killed Saturday after a car bomb detonated in Istanbul Saturday night, shaking buildings in the area. Read more

Erdogan Foe Gulen Dismisses Turkey Extradition Bid

SAYLORSBURG, Pennsylvania  — Fethullah Gulen, the Muslim cleric and bitter foe of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Monday dismissed as doomed to fail Ankara’s bid to extradite him from the United States over a failed coup attempt. Read more

Turkey Army Says It Seizes Power; Erdogan Urges His Supporters To Take To Streets

ISTANBUL/ANKARA – Turkey’s military said on Friday it had seized power but President Tayyip Erdogan vowed that the attempted coup would be put down. Read more

Turkish PM Says Attempted Military Coup Underway, Local Media Reports

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said a military coup attempt is currently underway and that military action has been taken without a chain of command, according to local media NTV. Read more