DEVELOPING: We are receiving a breaking report from CNN that Turkish military units have attempted an uprising that will be not allowed to succeed according to the country’s prime minister in a phone interview with Turkish broadcaster
Ahaber. A report from the U.S. Embassy in Ankara said military-appearing jets had been flying low over the city and over Istanbul for about an hour.
Military attempt to seize power from Erdogan as low flying jets and gunfire heard in Ankara and bridges across Bosphorus in Istanbul closed. Turkish military claims to have overthrown Erdogan and taken control of country
In a statement, the Turkish military says the rule of law must remain the priority. State TV TRT reportedly off the air. READ MORE
A Turkish official who did not want to be named said soldiers had been deployed in other cities in Turkey, but did not specify which ones. Dogan News Agency reported the national police directorate had summoned all police to duty in Ankara. READ MORE
Overthrow of Government takes place on 9th of Tammuz on Jewish Calendar! On This day in history the walls of Jerusalem were breached and King Ziddikiahu of Judah was captured and taken to Babylon. READ MORE
Top Officials are now being held hostage. Tanks have been posted outside Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport and in other locations in the city. Access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube is being blocked, while the state-owned TRT television has gone off the air, according to reports from inside Turkey. It’s website shows weather. READ MORE