A proposal to provide legal protection to soldiers taking part in anti-terror operations and enable the participation of Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) in operations in urban areas was made into law after being published in the Official Gazette on July 14
U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen, the main suspect behind the bloody July 15 coup attempt, is more dangerous than former al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, Turkish EU minister has said
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said one of the coup soldiers who held Turkey’s chief-of-staff hostage on July 15 during a bloody uprising told the military head to call Fethullah Gülen.

Sur: against state violence in Turkey – an interview with former mayor Abdullah Demirbas

As a richly articulated living history, Sur shattered the stereotype of the Middle East as intellectually backwards and culturally empty. A call for international support.

Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency has announced that it has fired a freelance reporter who mocked the terrorist attack in Nice on his Twitter account
Many might think the refugee deal between Turkey and the European Union is on hold. But what is on hold is the part of the deal that foresees visa-free travel for Turks
After the rectorship elections in 8 universities, now assignments are being expected. Erdoğan has not abided by the elections during the first 17 assignments he has made out of 59 in total. One out of the 59 rectors was a woman, the remaining 58 others were male.
The Constitutional Court has ruled to annul a provision that punishes all sexual acts against children under the age of 15 as “sexual abuse,” stirring outrage from academics and women’s rights activists who warn that the decision will lead to cases of child abuse going unpunished
A group of armed special operations police officers in camouflage uniforms began to patrol Istanbul’s busy İstiklal Avenue on July 13, after France’s diplomatic missions in the country were closed and French National Day events were canceled due to security concerns

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