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Turkey’s Opposition to Reveal Erdogan’s Challenger on Friday

Turkey's main opposition party will later this week announce its candidate to challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in June 24 elections.

With Jerusalem Decision, Anti-Western Fervor Sweeps up Turkey

People in Turkey are currently swept up in nationalistic fervor, whipped up by country's populist president Erdogan, following Trump's Jerusalem decision.

Who Is Reza Zarrab and Why Is Turkey Obsessed With Him?

After months of wait and diplomatic talks, a major U.S. trial that involves several Turkish defendants -- Mehmet Hakan Atilla, former deputy CEO of state-run...

Turkey Can Undermine Kurdistan’s Path to Independence

Iraqi Kurds defied all odds, international calls to delay the vote and threats from their neighbors, to decide their future in Monday’s independence referendum....

Trump’s Praise for Erdogan Has Nothing to do With Actual State...

U.S. President Donald J. Trump has been at odds with many world leaders. However, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seemingly not one of...

Trump Says He Is as Close as Ever With Turkey’s Erdogan

U.S. President Donald J. Trump called his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan a close friend on Thursday in a public display of personal rapport...

Erdogan’s Bodyguards Beat A Protester At New York Event

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's bodyguards brutally beat at least one protester in New York City on Thursday, hours before the president's meeting with his...

Turkey Threatens Sanctions Against Iraqi Kurds Over Independence Vote

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened the Kurdistan Regional Government with severe sanctions if the independence vote takes place as scheduled on September 25 amid...

Dozens of Turkish Journalists Stand Trial in Zaman Newspaper Case

Turkish authorities held on Monday the first hearing in the trial of nearly 30 journalists and writers who once worked for Zaman, the biggest...

Erdogan Slams U.S. Over Iran Probe Before Talking To Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump spoke by telephone Saturday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and discussed working more closely with its NATO ally...

EU Splits Over Whether to End Turkey’s Membership Talks

After German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested that European Union membership negotiations with Turkey would be terminated entirely, other E.U. nations urged the preservation of...

Citing Talks With Erdogan, Macron Says Being World Leader Is ‘Not...

The French president has cited talking to his Turkish counterpart in every 10 days as an evidence that being on the global stage is...

Macron Asks Erdogan To Release Imprisoned French Journalist

French President Emmanuel Macron has called his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to demand the release of a French reporter jailed in Turkey for...

Turkey’s Democracy In Shambles

Democracy thrives best in a country when multiple political parties can safely have vibrant debates displaying their various points of view and appealing to...

New Decree Allows Turkish President To Engage In Prisoner Swap

Last month, U.S. media was abuzz with rumors that the Turkish government is pushing in back-channels for a prisoner swap with the White House. According...

Mattis Pledges US Support Against PKK to Appease Turkey

During his visit to Ankara on Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis pledged support for Turkey in its fight against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). "We...

Ankara Accuses US Pastor of Trying To Overthrow Turkish Government

Turkish prosecutors presented charges on Thursday against U.S. Pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been kept in pretrial detention for ten months. Turkish authorities accused Mr....

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