Bana! The victim of a terrorist dad! We ask those naive in the West who sympathized with her fabricated story, what do you think now?! pic.twitter.com/Axfgtka75s
— Fares Shehabi (@ShehabiFares) December 21, 2016
Bana al-Abed, the Syrian girl whose Tweets from eastern Aleppo captured the world’s attention, meets with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan and first lady Emine Erdogan at his palace in Ankara on Wednesday. Seven-year-old Bana and her mother were evacuated to safety on Monday, part of an evacuation deal that saw the remaining residents of Aleppo head to other parts of the country. Bana thanked the president for supporting the children of Aleppo. Photograph: Kayhan Ozer/Getty Images
Pro-government papers in Turkey: the Gulenists, assisted by the CIA (Yeni Şafak) or the "Western alliance" (Takvim), did it. pic.twitter.com/9hXpVPUfXz
— Piotr Zalewski (@p_zalewski) December 20, 2016
5 scenarios to watch after the shooting of Russian ambassador in Ankara
The Turkish government has been on the receiving end of such hacks before; on December 7, Wikileaks released over 57,000 emails of Berat Albayrak, Turkey’s minister of energy and natural resources and also President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s son-in-law.