Military of Turkey

Turkish intel chief in Washington for talks

The head National Intelligence Organization (MİT) İbrahim Kalın went to the United States to hold talks with his counterpart, William Burns who is chairing the Central Intelligence Agency of the U.S.

According to sources, along with Burns, Kalın will also meet senior officials from the White House, State Department and Congress.

Police arrest 10 alleged spies operating for foreign intels

Istanbul police have apprehended 10 individuals suspected of engaging in espionage activities on behalf of foreign intelligence services, the Interior Ministry reported on Feb. 22.

The arrests were the result of coordinated efforts between the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) and police.

The conditions tied to Turkey’s F-16 acquisition

Reliable diplomatic sources have told Kathimerini that Turkey's acquisition of F-16 fighter jets from the United States will be made on the condition that they will only be used for NATO alliance purposes and not for overflights above Greek islands, according to a confidential letter from the US State Department to the four relevant congressional committees of the House of Representatives and t

Erdoğan says no place for terror in 'Century of Türkiye'

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said "there is no place for terrorism" in Türkiye's second century, pledging to combat illegal organizations.

The president's remarks were made during a ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the founding of the National Intelligence Organization (MİT) in the capital Ankara on Jan. 10.