Fethullah Gulen

Turkey detains top Gulen aide after coup attempt

Turkish authorities detained on Saturday a key aide to Fethullah Gulen, the US-based Muslim cleric Turkey blames for a failed military coup attempt. Halis Hanci, described as Gulen’s right-hand man, apparently entered Turkey two days before the abortive coup, a presidency official told reporters. Earlier on Saturday, Turkish authorities also[…]

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Turkey demands extradition of Fethullah Gulen from US

US-Turkish tensions have grown after government forces put down an attempted coup on Friday night. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused exiled Turkish businessman and cleric Fethullah Gulen of orchestrating the violence and is demanding the US extradite him. Gulen, who lives in Pennsylvania, denied any involvement and condemned[…]

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