Erdogan: Syrian Kurd militia didn't move east of Euphrates

Turkish President dismisses claims that the Kurdish People's Protection Units retreated east of the Euphrates River.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2016, 5:15 AM

Turkish President signs Israel-Turkey reconciliation bill

Turkish President signs bill that provides the legislative authority to implement the reconciliation agreement between Turkey and Israel.Elad Benari, 9/1/2016, 3:16 AM

Obama and Erdogan to meet on sidelines of G20 summit

White House announces Obama to meet his Turkish counterpart on Sunday in China.Ben Ariel, 8/30/2016, 3:46 AM

Erdogan vows to defeat terrorism

Turkish President vows the country "will absolutely not allow any terror activity on or near our borders".Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2016, 3:44 AM

As the Arab world crumbles, new alliances emerge

Hamas, Islamic State and Iran have brought about what was once thought impossible.Dr. Mordechai Kedar, 8/25/2016, 7:04 PM

Erdogan: Suicide bomber was a 12-14 year old boy

The Turkish president reports that the suicide bomber who killed upwards of 50 in an attack in Gaziantep was no more than a child.Rachel Kaplan, 8/21/2016, 3:57 PM

Report: Erdogan and Abbas to meet in Turkey

Turkish President and PA chairman will reportedly meet at the end of the month to discuss key issues.Elad Benari, 8/15/2016, 6:53 AM

Erdogan continues battle against Turkish army

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has introduced measures that further consolidate the army under his control.Tal Polon, 7/31/2016, 10:44 PM

Exiled imam: Erdogan will do anything for power

In an op-ed in The New York Times, Fethullah Gulen proposes a darker motive for Erdogan's attempts to lay hands on him.Rachel Kaplan, 7/27/2016, 8:06 AM

Thousands of Turkish rebels raped, tortured, and starved

Amnesty International claims it has proof Turkish government systematically raping, starving, and torturing thousands of captured rebels.David Rosenberg, 7/26/2016, 4:21 PM

Erdogan threatens EU: Pay up, or take the migrants

Turkish President Erdogan threatened to open his border with Europe to migrants, if the EU doesn't hold up its end of the bargain.Rachel Kaplan, 7/26/2016, 2:22 PM

Watch: Police capture rebels lying in wait for Erdogan

Police capture rebels waiting in the control tower before Erdogan landed back in Turkey during their attempted coup.Rachel Kaplan, 7/25/2016, 12:44 PM

Erdogan: New coup attempt 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, 7/22/2016, 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, 7/21/2016, 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, 7/21/2016, 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, 7/21/2016, 12:03 AM

Turkey: 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 under violent interrogation

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

Turkish Jewish Deputy Mayor shot in head, in critical condition

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

Germany: If Turkey implements death penalty, it can't 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, says EU leader

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 attempt

'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 minister says

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 the deal with Israel

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 in connection to 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: Deal with Israel achieved all the conditions we set

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 with Israel

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 condemns US support of Kurdish militias 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 new 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

World war? 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 Prime Minister 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 doesn't drop 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' on freedom of the press

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 Turkish 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

Report: Turkey warned Europe about Brussels bomber last year

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 after being called 'caliph wannabe'

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 in Italy

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 in Syria

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

Jewish-Erdogan meeting illustrates intricacies of Diaspora Jewry

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

US Jewish leaders: Erdogan 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