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coup

 [koo] (Fr.)
coup de sabre [koo-duh-sahb´] linear scleroderma on the forehead or scalp, so-called because of its resemblance to the scar of a saber wound.
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Zarif referred to the 1953 coup orchestrated by the US and Britain in Iran, noting that the Iranians ended their interference by the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
History of Military coups in Sudan indicates that the east African country, unfortunately, witnessed and suffered not less than, to exaggerate, fifteen between a successful military coup and a failed attempt.
Feton not only in the attempted coup in Turkey but also the Muslims and the Islamic perception of the threat Dr.
Adamu also said the coup attempt was orchestrated by Asaminew Tsige, who was the intelligence and security chief of the Amhara regional state.
* How long regime has been in power 6 Young regimes are at most risk of a coup.
The death toll as a result of the military coup attempt stood at over 250 people, and more than 2,000 people were wounded.
During his visit to Greece earlier this month, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Ankara did not want Greece to turn into a safe haven for coup plotters.
The crackdown has alarmed Turkey's Western allies and rights groups, who say President Tayyip Erdogan is using the coup as a pretext to muzzle dissent.
The main defendant in the case, US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen - whom the Turkish government blames for the deadly July 15 2016 coup - is being tried in absentia.
President Erdogan, fearing for his political career, asked supporters to protest the coup.
Gasiorowski says the new collection contains interesting new details about the decision-making that led up to the coup. "The chief early advocate seems to have been CIA Deputy Director (and later Director) Allen Dulles, who called for a major US intervention in Iran even before Mossadegh became prime minister and advocated the overthrow of Mossadegh barely two weeks after he [Mossadegh] assumed office."