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Turkish military denies reports on commanders' meeting on possible Syria incursion

Reports that the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) recalled commanders deployed along part of its border with Syria to the capital Ankara for a meeting on a possible military incursion into Syria ?do not reflect reality,? Turkish military sources stated on July 6.

Seven officers arrested, three soldiers released in probe into Syria-bound intel trucks

Seven on-duty military officers were arrested on May 18 while three soldiers were released, within the investigation into the halting of Syria-bound National Intelligence Organization (M?T) trucks in January 2014.

Istanbul's second criminal court of peace decided for the arrest of seven out of 10 detained officers and soldiers on May 18. 

Turkish army refutes speculations over top soldier's leave

The Turkish army and Prime Minister Ahmet Davuto?lu have refuted claims that Chief of General Staff Gen. Necdet Özel left his office because of a disagreement with the government over military intervention in Syria, underlining he will be back to his job after recovering from a medical procedure. 

Erdogan arrests two judges who overturned release of his political adversaries

Turkish authorities jailed two judges who are accused of setting dozens of political enemies of Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan, free.


The two judges freed journalists and around 60 police officers who were arrested last year on charges of conspiracy against the President.


Erdogan unhappy with new T/C leader, say ‘northern Cyprus’ our …baby!


Hours after voting ended in an “election” in the breakaway Turkish-occupied north of Cyprus, ever-present Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was quick to “crack the whip” at the man elected to represent the Turkish Cypriot community.   

Turkey launches new raids over illegal wiretapping

Turkish police launched a new wave of raids on Feb. 8 in nine provinces against police officers who were accused of illegal wiretapping high-profile figures.

Istanbul prosecutors issued warrants for 21 officers, the official Anatolia news agency said. The raids were focused on Istanbul but also took place in the western province of Afyon and the Black Sea province of Zonguldak.