Alahednews Alahednews Turkey: Over 100 Detained in Anti-Daesh Raids in Ankara Turkish police detained 101 Daesh [Arabic Acronym for the terrorist ’ISIS’/’ISIL’] suspects. US, Turkey Suspend Visa Services in Escalating Row The US & Turkey scaled back visa issuing services in each other’s countries in a deepening diplomatic row. Report: Turkish Court Sentences 31 to Life in Prison for Plotting Coup Attempt A court in Turkey sentenced 31 to life in prison for attempting a coup. Turkey’s Military Chief in Iran Ahead of Erdogan Visit Turkish Military Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar is in Tehran for talks with Iran’s top military and political officials. Kurdish Referendum: Erdogan Says Military, Economic Options on Table Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday all options, from economic to air and land military measures, were on the table. Turkey Considering Sanctions over Kurdish Referendum Erdogan: Turkey will consider imposing sanctions on Kurdish northern Iraq over its planned independence referendum. Turkey Summons German Ambassador As Tensions Mount Turkey summoned Germany’s ambassador to its foreign ministry amid mounting row. Turkey Sending Military Equipment to Syria Border Turkey sent 80 military vehicles including tanks to its southwestern border with Syria, the state-run Anadolu news agency said Sunday. Turkey Says Iraq’s Kurds Will Pay ’Price’ For Referendum Turkey warned Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region that ’there will most certainly be a price to pay’ for its insistence on holding an independen Erdogan: Turkey to Take Own Security Measures after Russia Defense Deal Turkish President said that Turkey will take its own security measures after Russian defense deal. Erdogan: Turkey, Iran Discussed Joint Action against PKK A week after high-level Turkish and Iranian military officials met in Ankara, Turkey’s President is considering a joint operation against the PKK. Turkey Detains 42 Suspected Militants in Raids Turkish police detained 42 suspects over militant links. No Progress on Qatar Row as Erdogan Ends Gulf Tour The Turkish President left Qatar with no signs of progress in resolving the Gulf crisis. Turkey Jails Six Rights Activists Pending Trial A court in Istanbul ordered six human rights activists pending a trial to be formally arrested. Bomb Blast Hits Military Vehicle, Wounds 17 in SE Turkey Explosives planted by PKK militants ripped through a Turkish military vehicle travelling through southeast Turkey on Monday, wounding 17 soldiers, the Turkey: Erdogan Vows Bloody Vengeance against Coup Plotters Erdogan’s speech on the anniversary of Turkey’s failed military coup was attended by tens of thousands of Turks, shaping what happened in the co Turkey Hands US ‘Evidence’ in Bid To Extradite Gulen Turkey presented the US with over 84 boxes of ’hard evidence’ that Fethullah Gulen, the exiled Turkish preacher living in Pennsylvania, was behi Ankara Sacks 7,000+ For Suspected Links to Failed Coup Turkey fired over 7,000 people as part of the latest wave of crackdown against those accused of supporting the failed coup against President Erdogan l Istanbul Protests: Thousands Rally against President Following ’Justice March’ Hundreds of thousands of Turkish people joined a rally in Istanbul at the end of a 25-day ’march for justice’ against the government of Presiden Tillerson Meets Turkish Officials amid Tensions with US US State Secretary Rex Tillerson held talks on Sunday with Turkish leaders in Istanbul on issues ranging from Syria to last year’s failed coup. Amnesty Urges Turkey to Release Detained Activists Amnesty International called for the immediate release of on the detained activists. Erdogan Meets Russia Defense Chief amid Syria Border Tensions Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held talks with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in Istanbul. Erdogan Vows to Fully Support Doha amid Qatar Row The Turkish President pledged his ’full support to Qatari brothers’ amid the Gulf crisis. Erdogan Approves Troop Deployment to Qatar Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved legislation on deploying Turkish troops in Qatar, signaling support for the Gulf state after some Arab Turkey Orders Arrest of 85 Ministry Staff in Post-Coup Probe Turkey ordered the arrest of 85 energy and education ministry staff in an investigation targeting the network of Fethullah Gulen.