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Keyword: Military Coup

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News & Analysis

The bitter legacy of Afghanistan's 1978 Coup

Zia Sarhadi

Rajab 04, 14382017-04-01

The people of Afghanistan have not witnessed a single day of peace since the April 27, 1978 coup against the government of Sardar Mohammad Daud. Millions have perished or made refugees over the years.

News & Analysis

Turkey’s post-coup crackdown targets Muslim opposition

Ahmet Aslan

Rabi' al-Awwal 01, 14382016-12-01

Under the guise of weeding out members of the Gulenist cult from various state institutions, Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan has embarked upon the wholesale arrest of committed Muslims.

Letters To The Editor

Erdogan

Abdullah Bayrakdar

Dhu al-Hijjah 29, 14372016-10-01

Erdogan should not indulge in witch-hunt against political opponents under the cover of dealing with fifth columnists in the country.

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Editor's Desk

Erdogan’s mixed signals after the failed coup

Editor

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14372016-09-01

July’s failed coup attempt in Turkey has exposed more than the coup plotters. Turkish President Recept Tayip Erdogan has realized that Western rulers and Nato members are not his real friends. Russia and Iran are.

Main Stories

Coup-stricken Erdogan rethinks friends and foes

Ahmet Aslan

Dhu al-Qa'dah 29, 14372016-09-01

July’s failed coup attempt in Turkey has exposed more than the coup plotters. Turkish President Recept Tayip Erdogan has realized that Western rulers and Nato members are not his real friends. Russia and Iran are.

Opinion

The sultan and the Shaytan

Abu Dharr

Shawwal 27, 14372016-08-01

Using the garb of Sufism, the self-styled religious preacher, Fethullah Gulen has turned out to be a US-Zionist puppet who is prepared to advance their agenda. This is how the enemies of Islam operate.

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Editorials

Brexit and the failed Turkish coup

Zafar Bangash

Shawwal 27, 14372016-08-01

Britons voted to leave the European Union. Coupled with Turkey’s failed coup, it has changed the global situation radically. There will now be new political realignments in the region.

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Main Stories

Turkey’s coup attempt exposes many unsavoury creatures

Zafar Bangash

Shawwal 27, 14372016-08-01

Last month’s failed coup attempt in Turkey has exposed the alternate State that exists in the shadows. It has shown how deeply unsavory characters have penetrated the various institutions of state.

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News & Analysis

Turkey’s coup in dollars and cents

Ahmed Motiar

Shawwal 27, 14372016-08-01

Part of the reason why people came out in such large numbers to support the elected government of President Recep Tayip Erdogan is that it has provided tangible benefits to the people since the AKP came to power in 2002.

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News & Analysis

US strikes Turkey through the Gulenist cult

Ahmet Aslan

Shawwal 27, 14372016-08-01

Ample proof has emerged of the Gulenist cult, backed by the US, in trying to engineer the coup in Turkey. This attempt may have failed but another one cannot be discounted.

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Daily News Analysis

Coup attempt by faction in the Turkish military fizzles out. What next for Turkey?

Crescent International

Shawwal 10, 14372016-07-15

The coup attempt by a group of military officers in Turkey seems to have fizzled out. After several hours of tense standoff, the coup plotters were beaten back and the police and people were able to reclaim control. Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan who flew into Istanbul airport from his holiday said the military will be cleansed of these elements.

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Daily News Analysis

Mursi says he was kidnapped by military on July 2

Crescent International

Muharram 09, 14352013-11-13

In a stunning disclosure, lawyers read a statement from ousted President Mohamed Mursi who said he was kidnapped by the military on July 2, a day before it carried out the coup. He said he plans to sue the coup perpetrators for treason. Yesterday, an administrative court in Cairo announced that the state of emergency imposed since August 14 has been lifted.

News & Analysis

Turkish dilemma after Mursi’s fall

Ahmet Aslan

Ramadan 23, 14342013-08-01

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayip Erdogan faces an acute dilemma now that President Mursi has been overthrown in a military coup. Erdogan had set up an alliance together with Qatar to act as policemen in the region. The alliance is now in tatters.

Daily News Analysis

Death toll of Mursi supporters surges past 200

Crescent International

Ramadan 17, 14342013-07-26

The Egyptian military regime is getting desperate. Unable to suppress Mursi supporters that are keeping their vigil, the military dictator General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi called for massive show of support for Friday. The turnout of his hired thugs was less than anticipated but it does not matter since he just wants to use this as an excuse to clamp down even harder on the Muslim Brotherhood. The mass killings of Mursi supporters proves this.

World

Suspicions growing that the US is planning another coup in Venezuela

Crescent International

Shawwal 11, 14232002-12-16

The US government is not a single-issue organization. While huge attention is now being paid to preparing the ground for America’s occupation of Iraq, another arm of the administration is engaged, with a lower profile, in pursuing Washington’s interests in Venezuela...

World

Military coup brings short-term relief but little long-term hope to Pakistan’s weary people

Zafar Bangash

Rajab 22, 14201999-11-01

It is reflective of the bankruptcy of the political system in Pakistan that the dismissal of Nawaz Sharif, the ‘elected’ prime minister of ‘heavy mandate’ fame, should be greeted with relief – even joy – rather than protests by Pakistan’s people

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