National Intelligence Organization of Turkey (MIT)

Type: Organization
Name: National Intelligence Organization of Turkey (MIT)
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Human trafficking suspects sent to court in Turkey

World Bulletin / News DeskFour suspects, who were detained after a boat carrying Syrian immigrants sank off the Aegean Sea, have been sent to court in western Turkish city of Izmir on Saturday.The boat carrying fourteen illegal immigrants was sailing ... [Published World Bulletin - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey opp. slams intelligence bill

Turkey’s main opposition party says the government’s new intelligence bill on expanding the country’s spy agency powers, will turn Turkey into a police state. Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu said on Friday that the bill grants ... [Published Press tv - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Turkish Law Gives Spy Agency Controversial Powers

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s parliament has approved legislation to bolster the powers of the country’s intelligence service, which the government claims is necessary to modernize and deal with new threats the country faces. But opponents say the measure will ... [Published VOA News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Time to heal the Turkish Armed Forces

After months of silence, Turkey’s silent powerhouse has gradually shown signs of opening itself up to the public again. Last week, the Turkish Air Force War College in Istanbul hosted academics and Air Force commanders from more than 30 countries in the ... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey parl. passes spy agency bill

Turkish lawmakers have approved a controversial bill that expands the powers of the country’s spy agency and grants more immunity to it. The bill, which was approved on Thursday, would give Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) the ability ... [Published Press tv - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Turkish parliament approves wider spy agency powers

World Bulletin/News DeskTurkey’s parliament passed Thursday a draft law designed to give the country’s spy agency, MIT, broader powers, including the right to maintain contact with any domestic and foreign institution and an extended scope for eavesd ... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Gestapo-like governing aimed at with new intel bill: Main opposition CHP leader

ANKARACHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu addresses during his party’s parliamentary group meeting. DHA PhotoThe government is seeking to build a Gestapo-like regime through a bill that will turn Turkey’s national spy agency into an intelligence coordination ... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on APR. 14

Anadolu Agency does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.“Court spoils the game” says daily YENI SAFAK in its headline, reports on the parallel state's timing to give a bill of exception when a specific judge on duty aimed to ... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Turkey seeks wider powers for national spy agency

The Turkish government has submitted a draft law to the parliament which proposes wider powers for the country’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) spying agency. According to Press TV, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay said on Thursday ... [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 7 reports

Turkish premier blasts YouTube leak

has censured as “villainous” the leaking of a recording on YouTube, in which top security officials debate possible military intervention in Syria. “They even leaked a national security meeting,” the Turkish leader said at a Thursday campaign rally, adding, ... [Published Press tv - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

TURKISH PRIME MINISTER ERDOGAN TO VISIT ISRAEL?

by Ari Soffer (Arutz Sheva News)Israel and Turkey may be close to a full normalization of ties, including the reopening of national embassies, according to Turkish media outlet Today’s Zaman.According to the paper, at a recent meeting in Ankara between ... [Published Hope for Today - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Key security meeting leaked, gov’t investigates 'espionage'

An illegal recording of a key high-level security meeting on Syria was released through social media on March 27, the latest in a series of such leaks that has become the greatest headache for the government on the very eve of the local polls on March ... [Published Turkish Daily - Mar 27 2014]

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"This is a triad. This is the Internet law, the changes to the higher council of judges and prosecutors, which basically make the judiciary an extension of the executive. So all of this basically leads us in one direction. That is, it’s not just that our state is unraveling but our democracy or democratic standards" said Ozel
...[10] A bi-communal casino in Pyla Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika (17.04.14), in its front page under the above title, writes: "We have not been able to establish yet the United Cyprus, but we established the 'United Casino'. The first Turkish-Greek Cypriot joint casino operates in Pyla and attracts great interest."

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Human trafficking suspects sent to court in Turkey [Published World Bulletin - 22 hours ago]
Turkey opp. slams intelligence bill [Published Press tv - Apr 19 2014]
Time to heal the Turkish Armed Forces [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 18 2014]
Why conservatives now love the Leviathan [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 18 2014]
Turkish Law Gives Spy Agency Controversial Powers [Published VOA News - Apr 18 2014]
Opposition: New intel law reinforces coup legacy [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 18 2014]
Turkey parl. passes spy agency bill [Published Press tv - Apr 18 2014]
Cyprus PIO: Turkish Cypriot and Turkish Media R... [Published Hellenic Resources Network - Apr 18 2014]
Turkish parliament approves wider spy agency po... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 17 2014]
Is Turkey reverting to a 'muhaberat' state? [Published AlMonitor - Apr 17 2014]
Cyprus PIO: Turkish Cypriot and Turkish Media R... [Published Hellenic Resources Network - Apr 16 2014]
Gestapo-like governing aimed at with new intel ... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 15 2014]
TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on APR. 14 [Published World Bulletin - Apr 14 2014]
Introducing the guardians of the Erdoğan regime [Published Zaman - Apr 13 2014]
Turkey's spy agency files complaint against jou... [Published Zaman - Apr 13 2014]
Turkey’s intel agency to have NSA-like body [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 12 2014]
Turkey to be ruled by intelligence units [Published Zaman - Apr 11 2014]
Turkey seeks wider powers for national spy agency [Published IRIB World Service - Apr 11 2014]
Turkey to boost spy agency powers [Published Press tv - Apr 11 2014]
How was Obama's red line crossed?byAydoğan Vata... [Published Zaman - Apr 10 2014]
Syria and Turkey: Casus belli, civil war and po... [Published Zaman - Apr 10 2014]
Turkish court restricts sharing phone traffic w... [Published Zaman - Apr 10 2014]
Despite court ruling, Turkish authorities conti... [Published Zaman - Apr 10 2014]
CoE commissioner Muiznieks calls social media b... [Published Zaman - Apr 10 2014]
Court issues injunction on sharing phone traffi... [Published Zaman - Apr 10 2014]
Turkish officials following 180 cases against e... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 10 2014]
Syria allegations sink Turkish government morale [Published AlMonitor - Apr 09 2014]
Turkish government pushes intel law after local... [Published Turkish Daily - Apr 09 2014]
US targets Syria for stepped-up aggression [Published RINF.com - Apr 08 2014]
Turkey's army chief calls for espionage probe [Published World Bulletin - Apr 08 2014]
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