Dispatches from Turkey. Davutoğlu threatens: “Normalization not possible after Gaza offensive…

A number of professional associations have urged consumers to refrain from buying goods from a list of companies
The Turkish Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioğlu is also set to hold talks in Washington where he will also brief U.S. officials about Turkey’s position on the issue
Erdogan chooses anti-Israel diatribes over Gaza mediation

IN PHOTOS: PM Erdoğan’s ‘final group speech’ moves deputies to tears

Turkish PM Erdoğan’s ‘farewell speech’ has moved several deputies to tears. Here are some photos
Sister, will these [hashtags] protect us?
 Anti-Israel rhetoric turning uglier… 

10 Commandments re-written. 1- You shall kill. 2- You shall spill blood. 3- You shall spread fear…
Salih İzzet Erdiş, known by the alias ‘Salih Mirzabeyoğlu,’ was arrested in 1999 and was initially sentenced to death on charges of ‘attempting to overthrow the constitutional order by use of arms’
‘The presidential candidacy of İhsanoğlu made me think of a Marquez novel because it seems to me that he does not stand a ghost of a chance of winning this election
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Selahattin Demirtaş, presidential candidate, and his family.


Arrested police chief becomes a social media phenomenon.

At least 52 police officers detained in ‘parallel state’ probe in Turkey

Dozens of high-ranking police officials were detained in simultaneous operations conducted in 22 provinces early July 22
Ali Fuat Yılmazer recently drew public attention after claiming that it was Erdoğan who demanded the arrest of former army chief İlker Başbuğ, sparking the latter’s anger
Demirtaş’s personal website announced that as of the morning of July 21, 361,411 Turkish Liras had been donated by 1,460 people
By Alexandra Hudson and Gulsen Solaker BERLIN/ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s peace process with Kurdish militants will go on whether or not Tayyip Erdogan wins the presidency in August, his pro-Kurdish rival said, but he declined to reveal whether he would back the prime minister in the event of a second-round run-off. Selahattin Demirtas, the presidential candidate for the pro-Kurdish Peoples
PM Erdoğan has filed separate complaints to both the Ankara Chief Prosecutor’s Office and to the HSYK against Prosecutor Zekeriya Öz, on charges of ‘insult, slandering and threatening’
Kılıçdaroğlu said harsh statements issued by senior government officials were not enough to bring about concrete results

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