Twenty people, including ringleader Akbar Omar Tawfeeq, detained in operations in four Turkish provinces after a year-long investigation into the organisation, Istanbul police say.
The man and woman who attempted to attack the Turkish parliament arrived saying they were paying a visit to Mahmut Tanal, Istanbul Deputy of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), who had reportedly invited them.
Security forces held 3,099 irregular migrants across Turkey as the country has been main route for refugees trying to cross to Europe, especially since beginning of war in Syria.
The soldiers are accused of communicating with Fetullah Terrorist Organisation – a terror group behind 2016 defeated coup in the country – through pay phones and landline phones.
Turkish security forces arrested 641 FETO suspects out of total 1,112 sought in a probe related to a leaked 2010 police exam paper, Anadolu news agency, citing sources says.
Turkish prosecutor says Mansoor Othman Abahusain, one of 15 Saudi suspects who entered Turkey on October 2 when Jamal Khashoggi was killed, called Saudi citizen Mohammed Ahmed Alfaozan on October 1 regarding disposal of the writer's body.
A Turkish official says two men were sent to erase evidence of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder a week after he disappeared at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
"We now see that it wasn't just cut up, they got rid of the body by dissolving it," Yasin Aktay tells Hurriyet newspaper of Jamal Khashoggi's fate inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate where the Riyadh-critic was last seen a month ago.
Earlier this month, press accounts quoted a Saudi official as saying the body of Jamal Khashoggi had been given to a local collaborator in Turkey to take care of, but no Saudi official has addressed its whereabouts on record. So, where is his body?
Turkey's justice ministry says Istanbul prosecutors have prepared a requisition for 18 suspects on charges of planned and deliberate murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Turkish and Saudi investigators have left the Saudi consulate and consul general's residence in Istanbul as the investigation into journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance expands.
Turkey's President Erdogan says he's hoping a reasonable opinion will be reached in the probe into Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance ahead of an expected visit to Ankara by US state secretary Mike Pompeo who is in Riyadh meeting Saudi officials.
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