Erdogan regime replaces interior minister Ala in Turkish cabinet shuffle - UPI.com

Turkish citizens celebrate in Taksim square in Istanbul on July 16 during a demonstration in support of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who battled to regain control over the country after a failed military coup attempt. Wednesday, Erdogan's ...

Turkish Interior Minister resigns in surprise move - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala has resigned, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım announced following an unscheduled meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan late on Aug. 31. Labor Minister Süleyman Soylu has replaced Ala and former Health Minister ...

Turkey's New Interior Minister Blamed the US for the Coup - teleSUR English

People wave national flags as they wait for President Tayyip Erdogan to arrive at the United Solidarity and Brotherhood rally in Gaziantep, Turkey, Aug. 28, 2016. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 31 August 2016. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing ...

Turkey interior minister resigns - Deutsche Welle

The resignation was unexpected as he had played a key role in the post-coup attempt clean up. However, a string of bombings across the country on Efkan Ala's watch may have put pressure on the minister to step down. Türkei Innenminister Efkan Ala.

Turkish interior minister replaced by anti-US figure after surprise resignation - Middle East Eye

Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala announced his surprise resignation on Wednesday evening and was swiftly replaced by Labour and Social Security Minister Suleyman Soylu. Soylu was one of the first high-ranking Turkish officials to suggest US ...

Süleyman Soylu named Turkey's new interior minister - TRT World

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım confirmed incumbent minister Efkan Ala stepped down, however, the reasons behind the shuffle have not been made public. Photo by: AA. Turkey's Labor and Social Security Minister Süleyman Soylu became sixth ...

Suleyman Soylu named as new Turkish interior minister - Trend News Agency

Labor and Social Security Minister Suleyman Soylu was appointed as Turkey's new interior minister after the incumbent, Efkan Ala, resigned, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Wednesday, Anadolu reported. A Justice and Development (AK) Party ...

Turkish Interior Minister Resigns, Prime Minister Says - Haaretz

After a string of bombings and attacks blamed on ISIS and Kurdish insurgents that prompted public criticism, Efkan Ala's position is filled by the labor minister. Asli Kandemir and Nick Tattersall Aug 31, 2016 9:18 PM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now.

Interior minister Ala resigns, replaced by labor minister in mini cabinet shuffle - Daily Sabah

In a slight cabinet reshuffle announced by Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım on Wednesday, Efkan Ala resigned as the interior minister and was replaced by Süleyman Soylu. The announcement came after an unexpected meeting between President Recep Tayyip ...

Turkey Has Arrested 865 People In Connection With Islamic State This Year - Huffington Post

Turkey has arrested 865 people since the start of 2016 in its fight against Islamic State, and more than half of those were foreigners, Interior Minister Efkan Ala said in remarks broadcast on Turkish television channels on Wednesday. Thousands of ...

Turkey has arrested 865 ISIL militants since start of year: Interior minister - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey has arrested more than 850 people over their connections to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) since the beginning of 2016, Interior Minister Efkan Ala said on Aug. 31. More than half of the 865 arrested individuals were foreigners ...