National Intelligence Organization of Turkey (MIT)

Type: Organization
Name: National Intelligence Organization of Turkey (MIT)
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Turkish General Staff issues clarification on peshmerga

World Bulletin/News DeskThe Turkish General Staff issued a clarification on Friday about Kurdish peshmerga forces' passage through Turkey to Kobani.No details have been released on how the Iraqi Kurds will travel across Turkey to join the Syrian Kurdish ... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Suicide vests, bombs seized in Turkey amid ISIL terror alarm

Fevzi Kızılkoyun – AnkaraKurdish Peshmerga fighters detonate a land mine laid by ISIL fighters on the front line in the Gwer district, 40 kilometers south of Arbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq, on Oct. 18. AFP PHOTO/ ... [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Suicide, Konya, Turkey, Gaziantep
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

TODAYSZAMAN.COM - Foreign Ministry says Danish suspect released by court after appeal

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Tanju Bilgiç said in a written statement on Wednesday that a court had earlier approved the extradition of Basil Hassan, a Danish suspect in an armed attack attempt, but then released him pending trial after his lawyer filed ... [Published Zaman - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Turkey, Extradition, Denmark
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey orders new eavesdropping arrests

Turkish authorities have launched a new operation to arrest top police officers on suspicion of involvement in illegal eavesdropping on senior officials, including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The new wave of arrests targeted 18 police figures, including ... [Published Press tv - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

TODAY'S - Iran's Press TV: Journalist's death suspicious

Iran's state-run Press TV pointed the finger at Turkey on Monday over the death of a Lebanese-American journalist killed in a car crash while reporting in Turkey near the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani.Serene Shim, working as the Turkey correspondent ... [Published Zaman - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Iran, Turkey, Suruc (Turkey)
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

- Denmark's PM criticizes Turkey over release of attempted murder suspect

ISTANBUL - 21.10.2014 17:51:25Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has said Denmark is still seeking answers as to why the suspect in an assassination attempt against Lars Hedegaard, a former columnist for a top Danish newspaper who is known for ... [Published Cihan Haber - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Turkish authorities detain 18 in wiretapping probe

World Bulletin/News DeskAnkara prosecutors have detained 18 suspects in a probe of illegal wiretapping, security sources said Tuesday.The detentions are part of an ongoing police operation in the capital and other Turkish provinces to investigate the ... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

ABDULHAMİT - Those who tell the truth are traitors

Admitting you made mistakes and being critical of yourself is a sign of wisdom. Those who do this make progress. One of the reasons for backwardness is when the opposite happens: failing to appreciate the mistakes and blaming others. If this is your method, ... [Published Zaman - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on OCT. 17

The Anadolu Agency does not verify these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.Most of Friday’s papers dedicated their front pages to Deputy Prime Minister Besir Atalay’s announcment that a ‘wise men’ committee will meet to discuss the "solution process" ... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Looking for ‘worst European practice’ in rights

According to Volkan Bozkır, Turkey’s Minister for European Union Affairs, Ankara has adopted a new communications strategy, in order to win the hearts and minds of European citizens and EU governments.In a press conference in Brussels, Bozkır said the ... [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 4 reports

Turkish spymaster talks concerns about the ISIL war in US

World Bulletin/News DeskU.S. and Turkish officials met Friday to discuss cooperation between the two countries in the fight against ISIL militants.Lisa Monaco, President Barack Obama’s assistant for Homeland Security and counterterrorism, met in Washington ... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Iranian proxy behind attacks on Israeli delegations gains influence in Turkey

A Turkish prosecutor’s dismissal of an investigation into an Iranian-linked terrorist group has prompted allegations from a leading US counter-intelligence expert of a growing alliance between Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) and Ira ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Oct 01 2014]

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...lawyers and his sister Fatma Öcalan on March 18, 2009, the PKK's jailed leader Abdullah Öcalan said the gendarmerie would be replaced by the PKK. "In coming years, the village guards, soldiers and police may withdraw from the region and they may be replaced by an 'internal security organization' in the form of a 'people's militia.' Former PKK members may be employed to this end" he disclosed
She went on to say, "We can only bring the issue forward when Turkey's membership comes up. Then we can say Turkey is proceeding in the wrong direction. We've always said that Turkey should be a full member of the EU. But of course when we say this we are talking of a different Turkey, not today's Turkey. Turkey governs itself by its own laws. If a country requests the extradition of a criminal, that person must be [extradited]. Turkey hasn't done this.”"
According to a press release issued by the Turkish General Staff, "the Gelibolu frigate has fulfilled its duty of protecting and looking out the Barbaros Hayrettin Pasa research vessel, which is performing exploration activities at the authorized area by the TRNC"
The Turkish press reported that Danish Justice Minister Frederiksen said: "Turkish officials have confirmed the release of the suspect previously involved in an armed assault on Lars HedegaardHedegaard As is known, the release of said suspect has been debated for the last couple of weeks. It has now been confirmed. But it is not possible to understand or accept Turkey's approach.”"

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LALE - Spy agency vs. Turkish military and ISIL [Published Zaman - 12 hours ago]
EMRE - PKK to replace the gendarmerie [Published Zaman - Oct 29 2014]
Russia and Turkey [Published Carnegie Moscow Center - Oct 28 2014]
LALE - President Erdoğan thinks he is still pri... [Published Zaman - Oct 27 2014]
Turkey’s Kurdish problem on crash course with t... [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 27 2014]
Danish PM: Turkey must face repercussions over ... [Published Cihan Haber - Oct 24 2014]
Turkish General Staff issues clarification on p... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 24 2014]
Cyprus PIO: Turkish Cypriot and Turkish Media R... [Published Hellenic Resources Network - Oct 24 2014]
Something's wrong with Turkey’s Kurdish peace bid [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 23 2014]
Is there consensus on the peace process ‘road m... [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 23 2014]
CAFER - Turkey pays huge price because of Erdoğ... [Published Zaman - Oct 23 2014]
Suicide vests, bombs seized in Turkey amid ISIL... [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 22 2014]
TODAYSZAMAN.COM - Foreign Ministry says Danish ... [Published Zaman - Oct 22 2014]
Ministry clears way of probing ex-police chief ... [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 22 2014]
Davutoğlu’s calendar of the past two months [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 21 2014]
TODAY'S - Iran's Press TV: Journalist's death s... [Published Zaman - Oct 21 2014]
- Denmark's PM criticizes Turkey over release o... [Published Cihan Haber - Oct 21 2014]
Turkey orders new eavesdropping arrests [Published Press tv - Oct 21 2014]
Turkish authorities detain 18 in wiretapping probe [Published World Bulletin - Oct 21 2014]
HASAN - Might Öcalan be placed under house arrest? [Published Zaman - Oct 20 2014]
Exploring the Prospects for Russian-Turkish Coo... [Published Carnegie Moscow Center - Oct 20 2014]
The politics of ‘policing’ Turks and Kurds [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 19 2014]
Erdoğan furious with US, adds al-Assad condition [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 19 2014]
Who will Turkey 'train and equip' in Syria? [Published AlMonitor - Oct 19 2014]
ABDULHAMİT - Those who tell the truth are traitors [Published Zaman - Oct 19 2014]
TURKISH PRESS REVIEW on OCT. 17 [Published World Bulletin - Oct 17 2014]
Turkey to train Syrian rebels, but at what cost? [Published AlMonitor - Oct 16 2014]
Looking for ‘worst European practice’ in rights [Published Turkish Daily - Oct 16 2014]
Turkish spymaster talks concerns about the ISIL... [Published World Bulletin - Oct 11 2014]
Fidan-US counterterrorism adviser discuss ISIL [Published TRT - Oct 11 2014]
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