Terrorism and Crime

Turkey considered condemnation of ISIL for terrorism in France to be criminal evidence

Abdullah Bozkurt   A Turkish prosecutor listed the statement of a US-based Turkish Muslim scholar who lambasted the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant...

Turkish police officer involved in terrorizing non-Muslims, extrajudicial murders, is getting off scot free

Abdullah Bozkurt   A former senior police official who was involved in terrorizing Kurds and extrajudicial killings was effectively given a get-out-of-jail-free card when a...

Militant who threatened to blow up US, Israeli embassies in Ankara acquitted by Turkish court

Abdullah Bozkurt Emin Gürses, an operative of a neo-nationalist group known as the Ulusalcı who threatened to blow up the US and Israeli embassies in...

Extremism

Erdoğan’s long arm Maarif is educating 30,000 students in 34 countries

Abdullah Bozkurt   The jihadist-linked Maarif Foundation, a Turkish-government-funded entity,...

Foreign Policy

Turkish Embassy in Somalia promotes Erdoğan-allied corrupt business group Albayrak

Nordic Monitor   The Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu has confirmed that the Albayrak Group, a...

OIC balks at Turkey’s initiatives aimed at targeting major foe of Erdoğan  

Nordic Monitor   The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has resisted Turkey's efforts to target...

Turkey, Russia signed secret deal on Idlib that allowed military offensive against Kurds

Nordic Monitor   Ankara and Moscow signed a secret agreement allowing militia supported by Turkey...

Key Erdoğan ally signals military purchases from China

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's close friend, Ethem Sancak, who owns Turkey's strategic Tank and...

Jihadist-linked Maarif board member elected to Council of Europe’s GREVIO

A board member of the jihadist-linked Maarif Foundation, a Turkish-government-funded entity, was elected to a...

Russia security concept for the Gulf reveals its opposition to Turkish military presence in Qatar

Nordic Monitor   Moscow considers removing the foreign military presence, including Turkish troops in Qatar,...

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