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Turkey Detains 10 Former Admirals Over Statement On Straits Treaty

Turkish authorities has detained 10 former admirals after a group of more than 100 retired senior Navy Officers issued a statement that government officials tied to Turkey’s history of military coups. It was gathered that the retired admirals were detained as part of an investigation into their open letter, which was launched by the chief […]

COVID-19: Turkey Extends Travel Ban In 15 Major Cities

Turkey’s Interior Ministry has announced to extend a travel ban in 15 major cities for another 15 days due to the raging COVID-19 pandemic. The ministry said in a statement that the travel ban will continue from May 20, 2020, to June 3, 2020, as defaulters will be fined. It added that air, land, and […]

Turkey Arrests 70 Suspected IS Members

Turkey has arrested 100 suspected members of the Islamic State group (IS) in raids across the country. The State News Agency Anadolu reported this on Monday, December 30, 2019.  More than 40 Iraqis, around 20 Syrians and a Moroccan were among those detained across six provinces in recent days, including Ankara, Bursa and Batman, Anadolu […]