coup d'etat

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a sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force

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Al-Beltagy came under attack by the media after a video statement released last Monday where he said that stability will return to Sinai once the military coup ends and former president Mohamed Morsi is reinstated.
Earlier this year, an unsuccessful military coup was staged in Qatar against the US-backed Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, according to Saudi-financed Al-Arabiya TV channel" April 17, 2012.
Pakistan army has earlier staged three military coups to topple government and ruled the country for over 32 years.
On July 15 evening, 2016, Turkish authorities said a military coup attempt took place in the country.
It was not immediately clear who was behind the explosion or if it was connected to the anniversary of the 2014 military coup which overthrew a democratically elected government.
Subscribers to Al Watan newspaper's Short Message Service (SMS) news alerts received a message Tuesday saying a military coup was underway in Egypt, led by Shafiq.
The Punjab Chief Minster congratulated the Turkish Prime Minister and the people of Turkey for foiling the military coup in the country.
It is true that the Turks showed exemplary unity in the face of the failed military coup attempt.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Turkish Foreign Minister said Thursday that the government dismissed 88 employees of the foreign ministry in the latest move against suspected supporters of recent military coup attempt.
ANKARA -- Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu thanked Russia for the support of Turkey during the military coup in the Republic.
The military coup leaders in turkey said the goal was to maintain democratic order and that the political administration that has lost all legitimacy has been forced to withdraw.
The military coup led by Hashim al-Ata on July 19, 1971 is a milestone in the modern history of Sudan.
The consequences of a successful military coup in Turkey would have been tragic -- we have but to think of Egypt's overthrow of a democratically elected government.
In a statement to SUNA, Al-Tigani has expressed his rejection to any military coup which aims to seize power by force.
NNA - AN-NAHAR: Erdogan launches Turkey's "crackdown" campaign and talks about return of execution of 6 thousands prisoners Washington did not know about military coup attempt before happened ASSAFIR: Turkey's doors open to vengeance after "mysterious military coup" Erdogan talks about execution and prestige of army is broken AL-MUSTAQBAL: Erdogan calls on Turks to stay in street King Salman congratulates him for return of life to normal THE DAILYSTAR: Turkey cracks down on judiciary, soldiers --Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of a failed military coup Sunday, taking the number of people rounded up in the armed forces and judiciary to 6,000, and the government said it was in full control of the country and economy.
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