July 18, 2016 Special Dispatch No. 6528

The Turkish Coup Attempt In Arab, Iranian Cartoons

July 18, 2016
Iran | Special Dispatch No. 6528

The failed coup attempt carried out in Turkey the night of July 15, 2016 by some Turkish army units was extensively covered in the Arab and Iranian media, and was also the topic of cartoons. Most of the cartoons emphasized the role played by Turkey's citizens in thwarting the coup and presented Turkey and Erdogan as victors.

Below is a sampling of cartoons:  

The Turkish People Thwarted The Military Coup

The "Turkish people" stand like a wall against the "military coup" attempt (Al-Madina, Saud Arabia, July 17, 2016)

The Turkish people stand up to the tanks of the military coup (Al-Quds Al-Arabi, London, July 16, 2016)

The "Turkish people" throw the rebels into the dustbin (, July 16, 2016)

The Turkish democracy defeated the coup attempt ( Makkah, Saudi Arabia, July 17, 2016)

The coup failed in the face of the Turkish democracy ( Al-Ghad, Jordan, July 17, 2016)

Turkey delivers the rebels a crushing blow (Al-Iqtisadiyya, Saudi Arabia July 17, 2016)

"The Turkish people" stop the coup with their bare hands (, July 16, 2016)

Turkey And Erdogan Thwarted The Coup; Erdogan Emerged Victorious

Erdogan crushes the coup attempt (Al-Watan, Qatar, July 16, 2016)

Erdogan's crushing of the coup causes his popularity to skyrocket (Al-Quds Al-Arabi, London, July 16, 2016)

Erdogan and Turkey have emerged victorious ( /omayyajoha, July 16, 2016)

Turkey handcuffs the rebels ( Fars, Iran, July 16, 2016)

Turkey nails the rebel soldiers (, July 17, 2016)

The rebel soldiers surrender (Fars, Iran, July 16, 2016)

The failed military coup (Al-Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, July 17, 2016)

The failure of the military coup in Turkey (Tasnim, Iran, July 17, 2016)

Turkey rejoices  following the failure of the coup (Arab July 16, 2016)

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