Tag: Gulen, Fethullah

NASA Scientist, Detained in Turkey for Years, Returns to U.S.

ISTANBUL — An American NASA scientist returned with his family to the United States early Tuesday morning after nearly four years of imprisonment and house arrest in Turkey, and more than seven months after President Trump said he had secured an agreement for his release. The scientist, Serkan Golge, arrived in Washington on a commercial […]

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Turkey Court Sentences U.S. Consulate Employee to Over 8 Years in Prison

ISTANBUL — An Istanbul court sentenced on Thursday a U.S. Consulate employee to more than eight years in prison on charges of aiding an armed terror group, a ruling likely to exacerbate a long-running dispute between Turkey and the United States over the prosecutions of three Turkish citizens employed by the American government. Metin Topuz […]

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Erdogan and Trump Form New Bond as Interests Align

ISTANBUL — Relations between President Trump and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, were in the worst state anyone could remember 10 months ago, veering toward armed clashes between their armies across the Syrian-Turkish border, while Mr. Trump threatened to annihilate Turkey’s economy. But these days, as the coronavirus threatens recession and rallies their opponents, […]

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