National Intelligence Organization of Turkey (MIT)

Type: Organization
Name: National Intelligence Organization of Turkey (MIT)
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

German intelligence 'spied on whole of Turkey'

Celal ÖZCANBERLINTurkey was the only NATO member that the German foreign intelligence agency (BND) spied on and the scope of the program covers the whole country, sources in the German intelligence community have told daily Hürriyet.Citing the updated ... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ocalan reassured on Kurdish peace plan

ANKARA — Turkey’s spy chief assured the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in a secret meeting last week that the state will press ahead with the peace process to end 30 years of conflict, media reports ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Mid-East - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

TODAY'S - CHP submits parliamentary question on German spying scandal

CHP submits parliamentary question on German spying scandalMain opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) İzmir deputy Erdal Aksünger has submitted a parliamentary question concerning the allegations that Germany's Federal Intelligence Service (BND) ... [Published Zaman - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Turkey Reassures Ocalan on Kurdish Peace in Secret Meeting

Turkey's spy chief assured the imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in a secret meeting last week that the state will press ahead with the peace process to end 30 years of conflict, media reports said Wednesday.The head of ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Intelligence chiefs of Turkey, Germany to meet over spying report

ANKARAAhmet Davutoğlu called his German counterpart late Aug 18 to personally express his government’s anger after media reports claimed Germany’s intelligence agency had spied on Turkey. AA PhotoTurkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu called his German ... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

A discreet grand deal

Was it a shock? Or, is there anything absurd in the two top politicians of the country making a “long-term plan” which will accommodate the expectations of both, for one immediately, for the other in less than a year?The political cauldron in Ankara is ... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

No one but Erdoğan surprised by election results, I guess

As a matter of fact, Erdoğan, who I think we should start calling “President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan,” was surprised at the election results because he did not go beyond the 22.5 million vote barrier, as less than 21 million voted. I am sure he will make ... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey the sole country extending humanitarian assistance to Iraq, Turkish FM says

ANKARATurkey is the sole country conducting humanitarian operations for displaced Iraqis fleeing from jihadist groups’ violence in the country, Foreign Ministry Ahmet Davutoğlu has said.Humanitarian aid provided by Turkey’s disaster agency AFAD was delivered ... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Ankara on alert over jihadist advance in northern Iraq

ANKARADisplaced families from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing the violence, walk on the outskirts of Sinjar, west of Mosul, Aug. 5. REUTERS PhotoGrowing concern over the state of security in northern Iraq that has affected hundreds of thousands of Iraqis ... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 07 2014]
Entities: Yazidis, Ankara, Jihadist, Iraq
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Turkish spy agency's image makeover

A screenshot of the homepage for the Turkish National Intelligence Organization. (photo by mit.gov.tr) Author: Pinar Tremblay Posted July 28, 2014On July 10, news broke that several high-profile political murders of the 1990s were carried out with the ... [Published AlMonitor - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey charges 20 police for wiretaps

Turkish prosecutors have charged 20 police officers with forging official documents and illegally eavesdropping on top officials, including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. According to a Saturday report by Turkey’s Dogan news agency, at least 20 ... [Published Press tv - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Six police officers removed from posts in wiretapping case

ADANASix police officers, including two police chiefs, were removed from duty on July 25 as part of the ongoing wiretapping investigation in Turkey’s southern province of Adana.Nine police officers, eight of whom are on active duty and one of whom is ... [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 25 2014]

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...Y Yılmaz wrote that news reports about Germany conducting wiretapping in Turkey since 2009 are obviously not about ordinary Turkish citizens. "We should gather that those who have been wiretapped are the president, the prime minister, the ministers, the military top-brass, heads of the MİT and administrators of strategic state bodies,” he said. According to Yılmaz, the recordings from hacked phone conversations between Turkish officials must also include proof about corruption and bribery allegations targeting the government. German intelligence probably conveyed such information to the German foreign minister and the German prime minister, Yılmaz said, adding, "I wonder who is now hiding these recordings in their safe and when they will come out.""
"On the domestic political scene, Mr Davutoglu's reputation is weak. He has a good reputation but does not have a support network" said Soli Ozel of the Kadir HasKadir Has university in Istanbul
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It said the visit was aimed at answering the question "will Erdogan continue the peace process when he takes the presidency?"

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DENİZ - Ankara speculates about Turkey's next f... [Published Zaman - Aug 22 2014]
Davutoğlu’s choice for economy and foreign policy [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 21 2014]
CAFER - AKP's test with ISIL [Published Zaman - Aug 21 2014]
German intelligence 'spied on whole of Turkey' [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 21 2014]
Ocalan reassured on Kurdish peace plan [Published Saudi Gazette - Mid-East - Aug 20 2014]
TODAY'S - CHP: NATO ally Germany's eavesdroppi... [Published Zaman - Aug 20 2014]
GÜNAY HİLAL - Proof of graft and support to the... [Published Zaman - Aug 20 2014]
EMRE - What did German intelligence get? [Published Zaman - Aug 20 2014]
Turkey Ruling Party Set to Agree Davutoglu as PM [Published Naharnet - Aug 20 2014]
​NSA, BND and MIT: Whose Big Brother is watchin... [Published Russia Today - Aug 20 2014]
Report: Turkey Reassures Ocalan on Kurdish Peac... [Published Naharnet - Aug 20 2014]
'Sledgehammer' hangs over Turkey’s presidential... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 20 2014]
Turkey: Adoption of New Law Aimed at Ending Ter... [Published Library of Congress - Aug 19 2014]
TODAY'S - CHP submits parliamentary question on... [Published Zaman - Aug 19 2014]
TODAY'S - CHP: AK Party should take UNSC decisi... [Published Zaman - Aug 19 2014]
Intelligence chiefs of Turkey, Germany to meet ... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 19 2014]
Cyprus PIO: Turkish Cypriot and Turkish Media R... [Published Hellenic Resources Network - Aug 19 2014]
Will Davutoglu be Turkey's next prime minister? [Published AlMonitor - Aug 18 2014]
Is it only Germany that is spying on Turkey? [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 18 2014]
Turkish politics enters critical week to design... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 17 2014]
Can Turkish social democrats start again with t... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 17 2014]
A discreet grand deal [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 17 2014]
DENİZ - Erdoğan's 'New Turkey' may move further... [Published Zaman - Aug 17 2014]
No one but Erdoğan surprised by election result... [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 13 2014]
The Silence of Turkish Jewry [Published Jerusalem Post - Aug 13 2014]
Turkey's Declining Democracy [Published Hudson Institute - Aug 12 2014]
DENİZ - 'Turkey to adopt balanced foreign polic... [Published Zaman - Aug 11 2014]
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