Embarrassingly failing in intelligence, AKP leadership blames Kurdish opposition, A prominent journalist fired…

A prominent Turkish journalist has been sacked over a social media post on the grounds that he anonymously criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan over the July 20 Suruç bombing
Milliyet Daily dismissed journalist Kadri Gürsel for his criticism after Suruç Explosion. Newspaper announced the decision from its website with signature of “Human Resources Management”.
The identity of the suspected ISIL suicide bomber who hit Turkey’s southeastern town of Suruç has been confirmed by DNA tests, daily Habertürk has reported
After the Suruç terrorist attack on July 20, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu called on political parties to issue a joint declaration
A senior governmental official’s claim aimed at drawing attention to the alleged absence of executives from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) instead of the widely criticized absence of security forces during a suicide bomb attack has sparked a harsh reaction from the HDP
The Interior Ministry announced the cancellation of annual and casual leaves of all police staff under the General Directorate of Security, until further notice
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has warned that Turkey is at risk of more suicide bombings due to intelligence and security negligence, after the killing of 32 activists in an attack believed to be linked to extremist jihadists in Syria
A number of people carrying Kalashnikov rifles and pistols have been seen at the front lines among the hundreds attending the funeral of three Suruç bombing victims from Istanbul’s Gazi neighborhood
A number of the victims of the deadly bombing in Turkey’s southeastern district of Suruç have been laid to rest in their hometowns across the country
The outlawed PKK has said it killed two Turkish police officers in a town on the Syrian border as a reprisal for a suicide bombing blamed on jihadists that killed 32
The 20-year-old man, who detonated himself in southeastern Turkey on July 20, killing 31 others, was brainwashed by radicals at a teahouse, a daily Hürriyet investigation reveals. Police are now seeking his brother, who is thought to be preparing for another attack.
It was in the papers yesterday on July 22 that the suicide bomber of Suruç was from the southeastern city Adıyaman, that he was tipped off to the police by his father for joining the Islamic State of Iraq and Levent (ISIL), that he was wanted by police as a terror-related suspect and that he had met the HDP rally bomber of Diyarbakır at a tea shop in Adıyaman
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticized the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) for not denouncing the Kurdistan Workers’ Party’s (PKK) killing of two policemen in Turkey’s southeastern Anatolian region on July 22
Funeral ceremonies are performed in Hatay, Muş, Diyarbakır, Suruç, Kızıltepe, Trabzon, Dersim, Van, Elazığ, Yüksekova and İstanbul provinces of Turkey for the dead of Suruç Explosion.
Seyh Abdurrahman Alagoz, a 20-year-old university student who had recently returned from Syria, was identified through DNA testing, according to the Turkish news media.
ISIL Strikes Deadly Blow In Turkey

The so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) launched its first major terrorist attack in Turkey on July 20.
1250-hectare forestland fired in Kulp district of Diyarbakır province and Mersin province in South of Turkey.
The stories of all sex workers, all transgender people who were kidnapped and raped ended with loneliness in this country. They still do. Don’t be misled by the strength of the voices that were raised upon the violence I was subjected to.
FOLDED CORNER – ‘Zones of Rebellion: Kurdish Insurgents and the Turkish State’ by Ayşegül Aydın and Cem Emrence (Cornell University Press, 208 pages, $39)

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