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Is Turkey turning to Iran and if so, why? - The Jerusalem Post

Ankara and Tehran have long sought closer relations, but their new meeting comes as Saudi Arabia's king is visiting Moscow. By Seth J. Frantzman. October 5, 2017 17:51. > Global media find the 'Iranian corridor to the sea' · >. 'You call for democracy ...and more »

Americans Jailed After Failed Coup in Turkey Are Hostages to Politics - New York Times

HATAY, Turkey — One is a NASA scientist who was vacationing with relatives in Turkey. Another is a Christian missionary who has lived in Turkey for 23 years. Others include a visiting chemistry professor from Pennsylvania and his brother, a real ...and more »

34 sentenced to life in jail over attempt to kill Erdoğan during last year's failed coup - Turkey Purge

A court in the Aegean province of Muğla on Wednesday sentenced 34 suspects to four aggravated life sentences each in the trial of soldiers charged with allegedly plotting to kill Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during a coup attempt on July 15 ...and more »

Turkish court hands down 40 life sentences over plot to kill Erdoğan - The Guardian

Turkish president fled scene minutes before soldiers in helicopters stormed resort hotel during failed coup attempt in July 2016. Kareem Shaheen in Istanbul. Wed 4 Oct 2017 13.14 EDT First published on Wed 4 Oct 2017 11.18 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Turkey sentences coup plotters to life in prison - Financial Times

A Turkish court has found 42 soldiers guilty of attempting to assassinate President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a failed coup last year, sentencing most of them to life in prison. The trial, held near the resort town of Marmaris, was the most ...and more »

Meeting Rouhani, Erdogan claims Mossad behind Kurdistan referendum - Kurdistan24

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (L) joins his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani during a press conference after their meeting at the Saadabad Palace in Tehran, Oct 4, 2017. (Photo: AP). Turkey Iran SupportKurdistan. A+ A A-. ERBIL, Kurdistan ...and more »

Dozens in Turkey sentenced to life in prison for role in failed coup -

A court in southwestern Turkey found 42 suspects guilty on Wednesday of charges that include attempting to kill President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during last year's failed coup, Turkish state television TRT reports.and more »

Turkey Has Imprisoned an American Pastor for a Year. It's Time We Take a Stand. - Daily Signal

It's been almost one year since Andrew Brunson, an American pastor, was unjustly imprisoned without charges in Turkey. Imagine spending a whole year in a Turkish prison as a hostage. Unfortunately, most Americans have no idea what is really happening ...and more »

Europe's Top Rights Body Slams Turkey's Emergency Decrees - Voice of America

Experts from Europe's top human rights body on Friday expressed concerns over decrees issued by Turkey's government that removed elected mayors from posts and replaced them with unelected officials. Following last year's coup attempt Turkey declared a ...and more »

Cooperation with Russia and Iran: Is Turkey joining the Eurasian axis? - Daily Sabah

Turkey's Western allies, which conveniently turned a blind eye to Ankara's vital interests, have effectively compelled the Turks to work more closely with Moscow and Tehran. Articles · COLUMNS Two repercussions from KRG referendum · COLUMNS From ...and more »