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Turkey arrests more than 500 over suspected ties to Erdogan foe
Turkish authorities announced the arrests of more than 500 people Tuesday, suspected of links with a preacher accused of having plotted a failed coup in 2016.
Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said just over 700 arrest warrants had been issued, with 543 people having been detained.
They are suspected of having collected or redistributed money sent from abroad by supporters of US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, once an ally of Gulen, accuses him of having been behind the failed coup against him in July 2016.
Gulen, a Muslim cleric, has repeatedly denied any involvement and the United States has denied Turkey’s requests for his extradition.
Since the failed putsch, more than 300,000 people have been arrested in Turkey over suspected ties to Gulen.
Tuesday’s operation was carried out in 59 of the country’s 81 provinces.
Leading media outlets urge US to end prosecution of Julian Assange. Publishing war crimes is not a crime, the media outlets said.
The United States should end its prosecution of Julian Assange, leading media outlets from the United States and Europe that had collaborated with the WikiLeaks founder said on ...
Shell to buy renewable gas producer in £1.7bn deal
Shell will acquire a 100% stake in Denmark-based Nature Energy, which produces renewable natural gas.
Oil up amid Wrangling over Russian Oil Price Cap
Oil prices rose in Asia on Friday, despite thin market liquidity, after a week marked by worries about Chinese demand and haggling over a Western price cap on Russian oil.
Riyadh hosts WTTC's Global Summit
The 22nd World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit (WTTC) kicked off in Riyadh on Monday under the theme of “Travel for a Better Future.” The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quote...
Khamenei's Niece Arrested after Urging World to Cut Ties with Iran
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's niece, a well known rights activist, has called on foreign governments to cut all ties with Tehran over its violent crackdown on popular un...
Lebanon: Hezbollah Calls for Election of a President Capable of Leading Dialogue on Arms
Lebanon’s Hezbollah party called for holding dialogue over its weapons, and for the election of a president, “who has the ability” to carry out economic rescue efforts and to di...
Kuwait is Top Investor in Jordan with $18 Billion
Kuwait's ambassador to Jordan Aziz Al-Daihani revealed on Saturday that Kuwait is the first investor in Jordan with investments worth 5.5 billion Kuwaiti dinars ($18 billion).
UAE Govt Annual Meetings Unveil 8 Projects, National Initiatives
The UAE revealed eight national projects and initiatives as part of the outcomes of the annual meetings of the UAE government, which were held this week in the presence of Presi...
GCC’s Banks Gross Loans Reach $1.93 Trillion
The aggregate gross loans in the Gulf region reached a new record of $1.93 trillion, and the banking sector in the Gulf countries is witnessing the initial interest rate hike ap...
Saudi Non-oil Exports Grow by 13%
The Saudi General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) revealed on Thursday that Saudi non-oil exports grew during the third quarter of 2022 by 13%, while they jumped by more than ...
Iran Says It Has Proof that Western States Were Involved in Protests
Iran has proof that Western nations were involved in protests that have swept the country, the foreign ministry said on Monday.
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