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Watch: Police capture rebels before Erdogan lands

Police capture rebels waiting in the control tower before Erdogan landed back in Turkey during their attempted coup.Rachel Kaplan, Monday, 12:44 PM

Erdogan: New coup possible, but won't be easy

Turkish President says armed forces will quickly be restructured, state of emergency might be extended beyond three months.Elad Benari, Friday, 12:08 AM

Assad accuses Erdogan of exploiting coup

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accused Turkish President Erdogan: He used the coup d'etat to implement his own agenda.AFP, Thursday, 7:29 PM

Erdogan to world leaders: Mind your own business

Turkish President has no misgivings about his campaign to purge dissidents, but does have harsh words for foreign critics.Shai Landesman, Thursday, 8:32 AM

Erdogan declares state of emergency

Turkish President declares three-month state of emergency, claims foreign countries were involved in coup attempt.Elad Benari, Thursday, 12:03 AM

Erdogan widens crackdown on academia and media

President Erdogan directs wrath at supporters of exiled rival Fethullah Gulen, forcing thousands of academics from their posts.Shai Landesman, 7/20/2016, 11:32 AM

Obama urges Erdogan to 'respect democracy'

American President speaks with embattled Turkish counterpart, urges him to respect civil liberties as he responds to failed coup attempt.Ben Ariel, 7/20/2016, 4:15 AM

Does the US have to extradite Gulen?

Turkey demands the US hand over self-exiled Imam Fethullah Gulen. Are they forcing America's hand?Rachel Kaplan, 7/19/2016, 1:57 PM

Turkish commander admits to coup in interrogation

Former head of Turkish air force admits to leading coup upon harsh interrogation.Tal Polon, 7/18/2016, 9:29 PM

Turkish Deputy Mayor shot in head

Deputy Mayor of Istanbul district is shot in the head in his office; it is yet unknown if this incident is connected to failed coup.Shai Landesman, 7/18/2016, 8:48 PM

Turkey, with the death penalty, cannot join EU

As Erdogan threatens his enemies with the death penalty, Germany, and the broader EU, call for restraint.Rachel Kaplan, 7/18/2016, 4:23 PM

Turkey: Erdogan purges police, governors

In a suspicious cementing of his power, Turkish President Erdogan suspends thousands of police.Rachel Kaplan, 7/18/2016, 3:07 PM

'Turkey prepared purge lists prior to coup'

EU commissioner suggests Turkey had planned purge before coup attempt, amid conspiracy theories Erdogan orchestrated rebellion.David Rosenberg, 7/18/2016, 10:12 AM

Rebel pilots targeted Erdogan's plane during coup

'Mystery' why pilots did not open fire, says officer.David Rosenberg, 7/18/2016, 7:32 AM

Attempted coup d'etat in Turkey, hundreds dead

Turkish President reasserts control after military attempts coup. Purge of military underway.David Rosenberg, 7/16/2016, 10:06 PM

'US government behind Turkish coup attempt'

Turkish cabinet minister blames US for failed coup as Turkey shuts down Incirlik Air Base used by United States.David Rosenberg, 7/16/2016, 9:31 PM

Erdogan: I consulted with Hamas on Israel deal

Turkish President says he spoke with PA and with Hamas leaders Mashaal and Haniyeh before signing reconciliation with Israel.Elad Benari, 7/4/2016, 2:14 AM

22 arrested over Ataturk Airport attack

Turkey arrests 22 after Istanbul airport attack, blames ISIS. ISIS angry at Turkey for supporting Syrian Kurds. Is a border war imminent?Rachel Kaplan, 6/30/2016, 5:52 PM

Erdogan blasts Marmara flotilla organizers

Turkish President criticizes IHH organization, which was behind the 2010 flotilla, for not asking for his permission beforehand.Elad Benari, 6/30/2016, 4:16 AM

Erdogan: Airport attack meant to undermine Turkey

Turkish President condemns attack at Ataturk Airport, calls on the world to show a decisive stance against terror.Elad Benari, 6/29/2016, 4:45 AM

Erdogan: Israel deal achieved all the conditions

Turkish President addresses reconciliation agreement with Israel, says Turkey will seek to improve the living standards of Gazans.Elad Benari, 6/28/2016, 2:14 AM

Erdogan apologizes to Putin over downed jet

Kremlin: Turkish leader apologized for death of Russian pilot shot down over the Syrian-Turkish border last November.Gil Ronen, 6/27/2016, 4:39 PM

Turkey-Israel settlement reached

Agreement ends six years of political tensions. Turkey pledges to aid in recovery of soldiers killed in action, captives held by Hamas.Mike Smith, 6/26/2016, 10:02 PM

Erdogan meets Hamas leader ahead of reconciliation

Turkish President meets Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal as his country is reportedly set to announce normalization with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/25/2016, 12:39 AM

Erdogan slams US support of Kurds in Syria

Turkish president fumes over photos showing US special forces wearing badges of Kurdish YPG militia; Turkish FM slams 'atheist' Kurds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2016, 9:15 PM

Erdogan names close confidante as PM candidate

After sacking Davutoglu for opposing his plans to seriously boost his own powers, Erdogan gives the nod to a more pliant senior aide.Ari Yashar, 5/19/2016, 2:53 PM

Turkish campaign in Syria without coordination

Erdogan announces campaign to 'clean up' ISIS across border in Syria, while admitting he has no support from armies already there.Ari Yashar, 5/12/2016, 3:51 PM

Erdogan: We've been left to fight ISIS alone

Turkish President accuses the international coalition battling ISIS of leaving his country to fight the jihadists alone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2016, 12:15 AM

Erdogan's road to a dictatorship now clear?

Turkey's Erdogan forces his Prime Minister to step down, after he opposed Erdogan's plans to seriously boost his presidency.Ari Yashar, 5/5/2016, 4:11 PM

Erdogan's party to replace Davutoglu

Turkey's ruling party is set to replace Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu following tensions with President Erdogan, sources say.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2016, 4:16 AM

Erdogan: No deal if Israel keeps Gaza blockade

Turkish President's spokesperson issues normalization ultimatum, demands end of naval blockade and 'Israeli occupation.'Ari Yashar, 4/11/2016, 4:42 PM

Erdogan: Obama spoke 'behind my back'

Turkish President angry over American counterpart's comments about Turkey's press freedom record.Ben Ariel, 4/4/2016, 5:43 AM

Erdogan: Istanbul attack wasn't aimed at Israel

Turkish President says he expects positive results from upcoming meeting with Israeli officials.Ben Ariel, 4/1/2016, 5:14 AM

Germany, EU reject protest over Erdogan clip

Germany tells Turkey that basic freedoms are non-negotiable, after Ankara blasts clip which appeared to mock Erdogan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2016, 5:44 AM

Satirical German song about Erdogan upsets Turkey

Turkey summons German ambassador over song insulting to President Erdogan that was broadcast on a German satirical show.Ben Ariel, 3/30/2016, 4:44 AM

Turkey warned Europe about Brussels bomber in 2015

Turkey captured Brussels bomber last year, warned European officials about his terror ties, yet no precautions were taken.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2016, 9:24 PM

Erdogan sends condolence letter to Rivlin

Turkish President sends letter to Israeli counterpart to express condolences for death of three Israelis in Istanbul attack.Ben Ariel, 3/20/2016, 11:43 PM

'The Istanbul bomber targeted Jews'

Netanyahu has said no evidence Israeli tourists were specifically targeted, but World Zionist Organization deputy head has no doubts.Hezki Baruch, 3/20/2016, 6:26 PM

Erdogan vows to defeat terror after Ankara attack

Turkish President says he will "bring terrorism to its knees" after deadly car bomb in Ankara.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2016, 2:16 AM

'Insulted' Erdogan sues for being called 'caliph'

In latest of hundreds of 'insult' lawsuits, Turkish President sues pro-Kurd politician for saying he 'wants a caliphate, but is a thief.'Ari Yashar, 2/29/2016, 9:29 PM

Turkish man sues wife for 'insulting' Erdogan

Turkish truck driver lodges legal complaint against his own wife for insulting the Islamist President.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2016, 5:46 AM

Erdogan's son suspected of money laundering

Italian prosecutors name Bilal Erdogan as suspect in probe linked to major Turkish corruption scandal.Ari Soffer, 2/18/2016, 2:00 PM

Erdogan vows to fight 'pawns' carrying out attacks

Responding to Ankara attack, Turkish President says his country’s fight against "terror will grow more determined.Ben Ariel, 2/18/2016, 2:13 AM

Erdogan: Turkey won't stop shelling Kurdish forces

Responding to western powers calling for Turkey to stop shelling Kurdish forces in Syria, Erdogan says there is no question of stopping.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 3:04 PM

Turkey illustrates intricacies of Diaspora Jews

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have changed his tune on Israel, but his stance towards Turkish Jews has never changed.Ari Soffer, 2/15/2016, 5:59 PM

Turkish president 'intent on thaw with Israel'

American Jewish leaders describe positive meeting with Erdogan, say he hopes for 'warmer' relations with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 6:13 PM

Erdogan accuses US of making a 'pool of blood'

Obama-Erdogan alliance plunges into tensions, as Turkish president slams US for not recognizing Kurdish groups as 'terrorists.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2016, 2:42 PM

Erdogan rules out a meeting with Egypt's Sisi

Turkish President won't meet Egyptian counterpart until death penalty on former President Morsi is cancelled.Ben Ariel, 2/8/2016, 4:43 AM

Turkish far-right warns 'elected despot' Erdogan

After Erdogan cites 'Hitler's Germany' as model he wants to switch to, MHP head comes out against 'primitive mindsets.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2016, 4:50 PM

Erdogan: 'Turkey needs Israel'

Turkish President seeks to improve relations with Israel, after five years of relative stagnation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2016, 6:24 PM

Turkish PM denies new system is a 'dictatorship'

The lady doth protest too much? Davutoglu invokes Hitler in speaking about switch from parliamentary to presidential system.Ari Yashar, 12/31/2015, 7:09 PM

Turkey: Deal with Israel - if Gaza blockade ends

Senior Turkish official appears to rule out imminent rapprochement with Israel, after leveling demands Jerusalem unlikely to accept.Ari Soffer, 12/28/2015, 3:54 PM

Erdogan saves man from committing suicide

Turkish media reports President Erdogan was able to talk a man from jumping off a bridge in Istanbul. Twitter users skeptical.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/25/2015, 10:02 PM

Hamas, Turkey meet as Israel, Turkey grow closer

Hamas head Khaled Mashal meets with Turkish President Erdogan in Istanbul today.Matt Wanderman, 12/19/2015, 8:12 PM

Turkey's Jews publicly celebrate Hannukah in first

President Erdoğan wishes Jewish community 'peace, happiness and welfare,' calling them 'an inseparable part of our society.'Raphael Poch, 12/17/2015, 4:53 PM

Putin vows: No reconciliation with Turkey

In angry speech Russian president hints Ankara downed Moscow's jet in a deal with the US, says Erdogan overseeing a 'creeping Islamization.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2015, 3:20 PM

'Erdogan wants to start a dialogue with Israel'

Former Deputy Minister Danny Ayalon says Turkish President's remarks about Israel mark a change in policy and Israel should take advantage.Nitsan Keidar, 12/15/2015, 5:42 AM