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Süleyman Soylu is a Turkish politician. He is a deputy chairman of the Justice and Development Party who currently serves as the Minister of the Interior since 31 August 2016. He previously served as the Minister of Labour and Social Security from November 2015 to August 2016. He is a former leader of the Democrat Party (DP).
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Police detain alleged IS commander in TurkeyANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish police have detained an alleged top commander of the Islamic State group in Turkey, as well as 11 suspected collaborators, Turkish officials said Tuesday. Interior..
Seven killed as reconnaissance plane crashes in eastern TurkeySeven security personnel were killed after a reconnaissance plane crashed in Turkey's Van province, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Thursday. Soylu, who has arrived at the accident site,..
Earthquake with 5.7 magnitude hits eastern Turkey, three injuredAn earthquake with a 5.7 magnitude shook Bingol province in eastern Turkey on Sunday, causing the collapse of a military observation tower which injured three people, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu..
Erdogan refuses interior minister's resignation over chaotic lockdownISTANBUL - Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday refused to accept the resignation of his interior minister over an abrupt nationwide lockdown that triggered a spate of panic-buying...
Turkey's interior minister resigns over lockdown decision, Erdogan rejectsTurkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Sunday (April 12) he was resigning from his post over the implementation of a two-day curfew in major Turkish cities to tackle the coronavirus...
Erdogan rejects Turkish interior minister's resignation: presidencyTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan has not accepted the resignation of Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu, the Turkish presidency said on Sunday.
Turkey's interior minister says resigns over short-notice coronavirus lockdownTurkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Twitter on Sunday that he was resigning from his post over the implementation of a two-day curfew in major Turkish cities to tackle the coronavirus..
Turkey threatens to seize factories unless they sell masks to governmentTurkish authorities will seize factories of mask-producing firms unless they agree to sell products to the government by Monday night, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu was quoted as saying, as Ankara..
Turkey deploys 1,000 police at Greek border to stem push-back of migrantsTurkey is deploying 1,000 special police forces along its border with Greece on Thursday to halt the pushback of migrants toward its territory, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, adding that 164..
Two more missing after Turkey quake kills 39The death toll rose to 39 from the earthquake that struck eastern Turkey on Friday, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Monday, as rescue teams continued the search for two others who remained..
Turkey says it will repatriate 11 French IS detainees in early December: AnadoluTurkey will repatriate 11 French Islamic State detainees early in December, state media quoted Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu as saying on Thursday, as Ankara pressed on with a repatriation program..
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Turkey sends American Islamic State fighter to U.S. after stalemate with GreeceTurkey sent an American citizen Islamic State suspect to the United States by plane on Friday, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said, after the man was refused entry to Greece earlier this week as..
Turkey says Germany, Netherlands agree to take back Islamic State detaineesTurkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Wednesday that Germany and the Netherlands had agreed to take back German and Dutch Islamic State detainees and their families from Turkey, after Ankara..
Turkey starts repatriation of captured Islamic State militants: mediaANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has deported an American foreign fighter and will soon deport another seven Germans, a spokesman for the interior ministry was quoted as saying on Monday after state media..
Turkey vows to send home foreign IS group jihadists starting MondayTurkey will start sending foreign jihadists back to their home countries next week, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Friday.
Turkey to send foreign IS jihadists home from Monday: Minister Suleyman SoyluISTANBUL: Turkey will start sending foreign jihadists back to their home countries next week, interior minister Suleyman Soylu told state news agency Anadolu on Friday. "Now we are telling you that we..
Turkey says will begin repatriation of Islamic State prisoners on Monday: AnadoluTurkey will begin to repatriate captured Islamic State militants to their home countries as of Monday, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu was quoted as saying by state media on Friday.
Turkey says it will send back Islamic State prisoners even if citizenships revokedTurkey will send captured Islamic State members back to their countries even if their citizenships have been revoked, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Monday, criticizing the approach of..
Istanbul, Ankara mayors not at risk of being replaced, interior minister saysTurkey's government has no plan to replace the opposition mayors of Istanbul and Ankara with state-appointed trustees, as was done to three Kurdish mayors in the country's east last month, Interior..
Removal of Kurdish mayors prompts fears of wider crackdown on Turkey's oppositionTurkey’s interior minister warned the mayor of Istanbul and other critics to keep quiet about the removal of elected officials in the country’s Kurdish southeast, adding to concerns about a..
Syrians facing forced removal from Istanbul given temporary reprieveTurkey has extended to Oct. 30 its deadline for Syrian migrants not registered in Istanbul to leave the city or face forced removal, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Tuesday.