Turkish coup d'état attempt

Turkey investigating drone found at Incirlik Air Base

A crashed drone was retrieved at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey's southern Adana province and taken to provincial police command by anti-terror police units for a further investigation on Dec. 24. 

According to the information obtained from security sources, the crashed drone was found on Wednesday in the 10th Tanker Base Command area.

Court extends detention of businessman Kavala

A criminal court in Turkey extended the detention of businessman Osman Kavala as part of a probe into the 2016 defeated coup.

The court also renewed the arrest warrant for fugitive Henri Barkey, who was a former CIA advisor.

Kavala and Barkey are both accused of "violating the constitution" and conducting "political or military espionage activities."

Turkey Hands Down Aggravated Life Sentences for 2016 Plotters

Arrested soldiers who participated in the 2016 attempted coup are accompanied by Turkish soldiers as they arrive at the court in Sincan Prison before trial in Ankara, August 1, 2017. Photo: EPA/TUMAY BERKIN

Akinci Air Base in Ankara was the headquarters of the plotters and the operations of the abortive coup attempt were managed there, including air strikes on civilians.

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