Fethullah Gulen

Report: Turkey starts operation against high-ranking Gulen followers

Turkish police began an operation Thursday to arrest a number of high-ranking followers of preacher Fethullah Gulen, the country's Anadolu news agency reported.

Turkey asks BiH to take action against schools connected with Gulen

Turkish Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Haldun Koc has reiterated that his government demands that Bosnian authorities impose a ban on all organisations and institutions which Ankara believes...

Erdogan calls for Muslim unity to fend off West-backed foes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused the West of aiding his foes to spread chaos in the Islamic world and urged unity among Muslim states to fend off their enemies.

Sarajevo councillors strip teacher of award due to pressure from Turkey

The city council of the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Tuesday stripped a math teacher, employed in the "Bosna-Sema" school within the Fethullah Gulen foundation, of an award he was given a...

Trump advisor pushes for closer ties to Turkey and Gulen extradition

A key advisor to Donald Trump suggested Washington should improve its relations with Turkey and extradite a preacher whom Ankara blames for a coup attempt in July, as Turkish media expressed hope...

Turkey arrests brother of wanted cleric Gulen

Authorities in western Turkey have arrested the brother of cleric Fethullah Gulen, who lives in self-imposed exile in the United States and is blamed by Ankara for a coup attempt, news agency DHA ...

Turkey detains brother of cleric accused of orchestrating failed coup

Authorities in western Turkey have detained the brother of US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of plotting a failed coup on July 15 against his...

Turkey orders arrest of 121 members of Gulen-affiliated relief agency

Turkish prosecutors have ordered the arrest of 121 members of a relief agency affiliated with the US-based preacher who Ankara claims was behind a failed coup, state news agency Anadolu reported...

Gulen: Blame for Turkey's July 15 coup lies with Erdogan

US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkey accuses of orchestrating the July 15 attempted coup, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in fact behind it.

Turkey formally asks US to arrest alleged coup mastermind

Turkey's Justice Ministry formally requested that the United States provisionally arrest Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, who the government in Ankara claims orchestrated the failed July 15 coup...

Turkey arrests former newspaper editor over alleged coup support

A prominent journalist and his brother have been arrested in Turkey after allegedly spreading "subliminal messages" on live television one day before July's attempted coup, the state-run Anadolu...

Turkey admits possible mistakes in post-coup crackdown

Mistakes may have been made during Turkey's widespread crackdown on the country's civil service in the wake of a thwarted military coup, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Thursday....

Almost 50,000 more Turkish officials sacked after coup attempt

Nearly 50,000 additional civil servants in Turkey have been fired by decree, as the government continues its purge of public services following a July coup attempt.

Detention orders issued for 35 media workers, journalists in Turkey

An Istanbul prosecutor issued detention orders for 35 media workers, including journalists, the Dogan news agency reported Tuesday, saying that the accused have links to the movement of Islamic...

Islamic Community taking over Gulen's schools in Bosnia?

The schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina opened with Turkish imam Fethullah Gulen's capital are expected to be left to the Islamic Community in Bosnia to manage, Bosnian media said on Wednesday,...