Does the US blink , will the US bow down to Erdogan pressure tactics ?
The best conclusion so far... #TurkeyCoup
No support from any political party. Worth noting Opposition & criticized media and social media helped stop Coup.
US consulate in Ankara says power to Incirlik AFB has been cut; also access to the base #Turkey
BREAKING: Power cut off from Turkey's Incirlik air base, amid reports the base is being closed off.
BREAKING: Turkey's PM says any country that supports Fethullah Gulen, who is based in the US, is at war with Turkey
Erdogan blames Gulen for coup attempt, demands his extradition from US http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkey-urges-us-that-harboring-gulen-is-a-hostile-act-after-coup-attempt.aspx?pageID=238&nID=101688&NewsCatID=510 …
BREAKING: US Secretary of State asks Turkey to provide evidence of Fethullah Gulen's involvement in coup plot
This is worth pondering - was Erdogan warned ahead of time of planned Coup ? Check thoughts in series of tweets.
Erdogan has big opportunities to purge military (think Sadat's 'corrective revolution') & claim supra-electoral nation-saviour status. 2/3
BREAKING: Eleven members of Turkey's Supreme Court have been arrested
#Turkey's PM hints at re-introducing capital punishment for rebel army commanders https://www.turkishminute.com/2016/07/16/pm-hints-re-introducing-capital-punishment-rebel-army-commanders/ …
TURKEY POLICE DETAINING SOME MEMBERS OF COUNCIL OF STATE: AA
This is how the parliament building looks like after the bombings... #Turkey
Turkey's Parliament, the day after.
BREAKING: Turkish Air Force officers played major role in coup attempt
BREAKING: Turkish government sacks five judges from the country's high court
BREAKING: 100 pro-coup military personnel arrested at Diyarbakir airbase in Turkey
3) Turkey EU migration/visa deal also threatened by death penalty. Very hard to meet terror law visa criteria
Turkish government urgent meeting today delayed for the second time now, reasons unknown. #TurkeyCoup"
#TURKEY ARRESTS THREE GENERALS AFTER FAILED COUP: ANADOLU - BBG
104 Rebels against Erdogan killed in failed Turkey coup.
Greek govt spox: Asylum requests of 8 Turks will be examined but fact they joined attempt to overthrow democracy will be taken into account.
BREAKING: Greece is studying asylum requests from Turkish pro-coup military personnel, as Turkey requests immediate extradition.
MORE: Greek media report a Turkish military helicopter with 8 passengers has landed in Alexandroupolis.
The 8 (not 6 as initially reported) passengers of Turkish helicopter that landed in Alexandroupolis asked 4 political asylum- ANA
ERT says the were arrested as they entered the country illegally, have been led to local police dpt
What we know right now...
Erdogan triumphs over coup attempt in Turkey http://reut.tv/2a5g7e4
Anti-government group 'has taken over a frigate' at Turkey's Golcuk naval base http://ind.pn/29K7ohP
Turkish Airlines cancels flights after attempted coup http://bit.ly/29JZ0c7
AEROFLOT CANCELS ALL FLIGHTS TO TURKEY
Update - British Airways have cancelled all flights to and from Turkey today
Gulen denies role in Turkey coup attempt http://on.ft.com/2a5hvxb
I wonder if Erdogan will remember that social media, local journos + protesters, incl many of his political opponents, rolled the coup back
Turkish President Erdorgan urges supporters to remain in public squares until situation returns to normal
#BreakingNews: Erdogan supporters in the Army taking more control of the Air Force HQ. F-16 bombing tanks around the Presidential palace.
#BREAKING Coup-attempting soldiers on Bosphorus Bridge surrender http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/coup-attempting-soldiers-on-bosphorus-bridge-surrender-.aspx?pageID=238&nID=101678&NewsCatID=341 …
Coup petering out....
LIVE — Minister of Development Lütfi Elvan: Rear Admiral Nejat Atilla Demirhan detained in southern Mersin province
Opposition rejected military coup attempt , a major flaw in plan by Coup plotters...
BREAKING: Three pro-coup military helicopters surrounded Erdogan's holiday accommodation as troops stormed it, but he had already left
Coup attempt is not over - despite what you might read...
#Turkey UPDATE: latest information suggest warplane was loyal to government knocked out coup tanks around the palace
PM Yıldırım: More than 120 people are arrested over the coup attempt
PM Yıldırım live on tv: This is the 2nd war of independence. These soldiers acted worse than terrorists. I call on all not to leave streets
Pres Erdogan live: We will not leave our country to these occupiers. Millions have taken to the streets. I'm w/ my ppl, not going anywhere
Turkey coup: President Erdogan says army elements guilty of 'treason' and tries to restore order - all latest here http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/15/turkey-low-flying-jets-and-gunfire-heard-in-ankara1/ …
Erdogan live on NTV at Istanbul airport says he doesn't know whereabouts of army chief of staff. Calls on all top commanders to resist coup
We are going to see the rubber hit the road real soon , with this order.
Cumhuriyet daily reports that Pres Erdogan's plane which landed in Istanbul Ataturk Airport has now taken off again
BREAKING: Turkish govt has given order to air force to shoot down coup-aligned military helicopters
LIVE — President Erdoğan: We won't leave the fate of this country to invaders, this coup attempt will be fully terminated #Turkey
BREAKING: More explosions rock Turkish parliament, PM orders jets from Eskisehir base to destroy chopper - @CNNTURK_ENG
Helicopter gunships and airplanes have been attacking the Grand National Assembly for nearly two hours now.
Breaking- Erdogan's jet which landed in Atatürk Airport in Istanbul has taken off again!
URGENT: Military take media hostages at Hurriyet, CNN Turk offices – reports http://on.rt.com/7j6b
Breaking News: Military jets continue to bomb Turkish parliament, so far hit 5 times in last 40m, broken windows seen, 12 injuries reported
BREAKING: Coup soldiers are storming headquarters of CNN Turk
Turkey: A top Turkish official says the coup attempt within the country's military appears to have been unsuccessful http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/15/turkey-low-flying-jets-and-gunfire-heard-in-ankara1/ …
Senior official says situation "largely under control." Chief of General Staff Hulusi Akar (earlier reported as taken hostage) in charge.
At moment reports suggesting coup in Turkey failing. What does Erdogan now in Istanbul do.
BREAKING: Turkish official says Erdogan's plane landing in Istanbul http://reut.rs/29VwGb5
RT @amberinzaman: Erdoğan lands safely at Atatürk Airport meanwhile parliament bombed again
There's a lot of BS floating on the water right now....
WH: Kerry said that State Dep will continue to focus on safety-security of US citizens-President ask him updates as the situation unfolds
WH:Obama spoke w Kerry about Turkey,agreed all parties should support the democratically elected Gov-show restraint-avoid violence/bloodshed
BREAKING: Turkish military coup attempt being carried out by generals in Turkey's First Army, based in Istanbul.
Shots fired & explosions heard in #Ankara. Both bridges in Istanbul (Bosphorous & Fatih Sultan Mehmet) closed. Continue to shelter in place.
Situation at Istanbul Ataturk airport. People on Tarmac. No security (via @CetinDavutoglu )
TURKEY'S YILDIRIM CALLS ON PEOPLE TO CLAIM DEMOCRACY IN STREETS
BREAKING: Secretary of State John Kerry says he hopes for stability, peace, continuity in Turkey as coup apparently under way.
Assad is somewhere sipping a glass of wine , ROTFLAO....
German police have cordoned off Turkish embassy
People have reportedly responded to his call in many cities, some even pictured taking over a tank
But troops are still firmly in control of Istanbul's biggest square, Taksim, according to @JM_Beck
Germany say "Sorry , Charlie! "
More high irony , if accurate. Imagine Erdogan seeking asylum in Germany -after all that has occurred !
He'll probably be Prime Minister by Tuesday at the rate things are going.
Unconfirmed reports of Erdogan's presidential palace getting hit.
LIVE BLOG: Military helicopters attack satellite station in Ankara, reports say http://ow.ly/7d9u302iufu
Turkish secret service building is burning!!!
Erdogan has new appreciation for social media now..
Turkish troops launch military coup http://dailym.ai/29CO94Q
Erdogan emerges: "I am inviting the people to squares and streets to give them the lesson they need"
Erdogan allegedly attempting to flee..
Turkey update: People taking money out of ATMs, Erdogan claiming he's still in charge, military has taken control http://www.dailywire.com/news/7519/breaking-military-coup-turkey-against-islamist-ben-shapiro?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_content=news&utm_campaign=twitterbenshapiro …
MARTIAL LAW DECLARED ACROSS TURKEY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: TRT
Update - Turkish media reports soldiers have entered #Turkey's ruling party's #Istanbul offices and have asked people to leave
Ironic after supporting Syrian Opposition for years against Assad , Erdogan Gov't hit by Military Coup today.
#Turkish military says all existing foreign relations will continue, rule of law must remain priority. #Turkey #Coup @TimesNow
All major airports have been closed. All bridges leading in and out of the cities has been blocked. ARMY has taken control of #Turkey.
Holy Hell ! Turkey Miltary says coup accomplished !
#pts: Appears that portions of #Turkey’s Infantry, Armored Corps & AirForce are involved in this attempted coup #Istanbul Airport now shut.
Many phone networks seem to be down in #Turkey right now - #AKP PM confirmed military coup attempt in #Ankara
Coup attempt underway...
Confirmation of an coup attempt in progress...this is no Friday prank folks.
Charles Lister @Charles_Lister
Very unusual activity in #Istanbul & #Ankara. #Bosphorus bridges closed. Troops on main streets. Jets & helicopters all over skies. #Turkey
Reports of significant military presence in urban areas in Turkey. Two Istanbul bridges on lockdown by military.
This is the first time troops and the military vehicles are seen in urban areas in Turkey since 1997.
Could be something a foot in Ankara , considerable military activity.
Formerly , US Ambassador to Ukraine...