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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

Turkish PM: We'll continue to hit Kurds in Syria

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu tells German Chancellor his country will continue to attack Kurdish fighters in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2016, 1:15 AM

Turkish far-right warns against '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

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

Turkish PM: Israel deal only meant 'to help Gaza'

Davutoglu says rapprochement to benefit, not 'sadden Palestine and Gaza'; Turkey first 'to enjoy honor of making Israel apologize.'Ari Yashar, 12/22/2015, 10:37 PM

Turkey refuses to apologize to Russia

Turkish PM rules out any apology to shooting down Russian fighter jet at Syrian border, asks Russia to reconsider sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 2:54 PM

Greece and Turkey launch Twitter war

Greek PM slams Turkish counterpart for downing Russian jet, saying Turkish fighter jets violate Greek airspace regularly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 1:39 PM

Amid strained ties, Turkey returns Russian pilot's body

Turkish PM says Russian official will travel to Hatay region to take possession of pilot killed in Turkish downing of Russian plane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2015, 12:36 PM

Davutoglu hails election results as 'victory for democracy'

Turkish PM welcomes outcome of a general election which swept his AK Party back to a parliamentary majority.Ben Ariel, 11/2/2015, 12:15 AM

Turkey Warns US, Russia over Support for Syrian Kurds

Turkish foreign ministry summons US, Russian ambassadors; Foreign Minister Davutoglu compares Kurdish fighters to Al Qaeda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2015, 5:19 PM

Erdogan Calls for Fresh Elections

Turkish President calls for fresh parliamentary elections after two months of coalition talks fail to produce a government.Ben Ariel, 8/25/2015, 3:43 AM

Turkish PM Returns Mandate to Erdogan

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu returns the mandate to form a government after failing to form a coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2015, 1:14 AM

Turkey Elections Likely as Last Minute Coalition Talks Fail

Turkey's prime minister says no agreement reached at a last-ditch meeting with a nationalist party, leaving little option but new elections.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2015, 2:43 AM

Erdogan's Party Says New Elections 'Only Option'

Turkish AKP party says it can't create a coalition, calling for snap elections after it lost majority in serious setback in June.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2015, 6:25 PM

Coalition Talks to Determine if Turkey Headed to Snap Elections

Talks between Turkish PM Davutoglu and opposition leader Kilicdaroglu will continue Thursday in last push to form a coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2015, 2:06 PM

Turkish PM: We Won't Send Ground Troops into Syria

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu says his country will cooperate in providing air cover for moderate rebels fighting ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2015, 5:46 AM

Merkel Urges Turkey to Stick with Kurdish Peace Process

German Chancellor urges Turkish Prime Minister to stick with the Kurdish peace process despite escalating violence.Ben Ariel, 7/27/2015, 1:13 AM

Turkish PM Resigns After Election Disappointment

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu resigns after his party loses majority in parliament.Ben Ariel, 6/10/2015, 3:13 AM

Turkish PM Declares 'Victory' Despite Setback

Turkish PM emphasizes "victory" in the elections, despite his party not achieving the required majority for passing constitutional reforms.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2015, 3:16 AM

Turkey Denies Imminent Plans for Military Intervention in Syria

Opposition politicians claim Islamist AKP government plans to launch war in Syria to boost popularity ahead of upcoming elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2015, 11:27 PM

EU President 'Understands' Turkey's Anger on Genocide Vote

Martin Schulz reportedly tells Turkey he understands its reaction to the EU calling the mass killing of Armenians a genocide.Ben Ariel, 4/17/2015, 1:16 AM

Turkey: Stuck Between Iran and Kurdistan

Expert reveals Turkey’s hesitation to support Iraqi Kurds keeps door open for more Iranian influence in Iraq, and explains why that's so.Gedalyah Reback, 3/16/2015, 10:23 AM

Turkish PM Says UN Doesn't Even Have a 'Plan A' on Syria

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu criticizes the UN and world powers for their failure to bring an end to the war in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2015, 5:44 AM

Turkish PM: We Won't Succumb to 'Jewish Lobby'

Turkish PM Davutoglu says gov't 'won't succumb to Jewish lobby' after Erdogan accuses opponents of cooperating with Mossad.Cynthia Blank, 2/9/2015, 6:05 PM

Betrayer of Mossad to be Next Turkish Foreign Minister?

Turkish spy chief hostile to Israel who exposed Mossad network steps down to run for parliament, as part of Erdogan's plan for power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2015, 7:00 PM

Turkish PM: Israel Must 'Stop Killing Children'

Turkey’s Prime Minister says his country’s ties with Israel can be restored if Israel “stops killing children”.Elad Benari, 1/22/2015, 1:16 AM

Turkish PM: Israel's 'Provocations' Cause Muslim Radicalization

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu continues attacking Israel, says Israeli "provocations" contribute to Muslim radicalization.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/16/2015, 9:59 PM

Turkish PM Compares Netanyahu to Paris Terrorists

In continuing war of words between Turkey and Netanyahu, Turkey's PM Davutoglo claims Israel's PM has committed 'crimes against humanity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2015, 1:08 PM

Turkish PM: There Should Also be a Rally Against 'Islamophobia'

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu hails anti-terror rally in Paris, says he would expect a similar reaction to attacks on Muslims.Ben Ariel, 1/12/2015, 4:46 AM

Turkish PM: Israel 'Reducing the Islamic Character' of Jerusalem

Ahmet Davutoglu says he backs Palestinian Arabs in their efforts to oppose Israeli attempts to "reduce the Islamic character" of Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 12/29/2014, 6:45 AM

Turkish PM: Attack ISIS, but Also Remove Assad

Ahmet Davutoglu says his country is prepared to send ground forces to help eradicate ISIS, as long as the removal of Assad is guaranteed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/7/2014, 6:44 AM

Turkey's New PM: No Hope of Normalization with Israel

Turkey's new prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, pessimistic regarding his country normalizing ties with Israel.Elad Benari, 9/2/2014, 6:13 AM

Analysis: New Turkish PM's 'Pan-Islamic' Foreign Policy

Former foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu brings with him a troubled foreign policy legacy of support for jihadists, isolation from west.AFP, 8/27/2014, 9:54 AM

Turkey Promises to Help Free Israeli Soldier

Turkish Foreign Minister says his country will do what it can to help free soldier Hadar Goldin.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/2/2014, 2:10 AM

Hamas Asks Turkey to Stop 'Israeli Aggression'

Khaled Mashaal calls Turkish FM, asks for pressure against Israel same morning Hamas terrorists pepper Israel with rockets.Ari Yashar, 6/30/2014, 1:17 PM

Turkey Threatens Retaliation if Citizens in Iraq Are Harmed

Turkish Foreign Minister says Ankara will retaliate if any citizens and diplomats held in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul are harmed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2014, 3:16 AM

Turkey Refuses to Pay Cyprus Compensation

Even as it demands compensation from Israel over death of violent activists, Turkey refuses European court order to pay for invasion.Ari Yashar, 5/13/2014, 10:59 PM

Turkey's FM: 'Positive Developments' in Talks with Israel

Turkey’s Foreign Minister says there are "positive developments" in compensation talks with Israel over the Marmara incident.Elad Benari, 5/9/2014, 4:43 AM

Turkish Foreign Minister 'Expecting an Answer' From Israel

Turkish FM Ahmet Davutoglu confirms Mavi Marmara compensation deal closer than ever, but says the ball is in Israel's court.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 3/27/2014, 1:24 PM

Turkish FM: Israel and Turkey Close to Normalization of Ties

Turkey and Israel are the closest they have been to a normalization of relations since the Marmara incident, says Ahmet Davutoglu.Elad Benari, 2/10/2014, 1:07 AM

Turkey: Assad and Jihadists Are 'Partners'

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu claims that the Assad regime is collaborating with Al-Qaeda affiliate ISIS.Elad Benari, 1/10/2014, 6:16 AM

U.S. to Keep Patriot Missiles in Turkey

The United States will keep two Patriot missile batteries in Turkey for another year, says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.Elad Benari, 11/19/2013, 5:45 AM

Turkey Slams World's Failure in Dealing with Syria Crisis

Turkish Foreign Minister warns that food and medicine for Syrians are running out, slams the world's failure in tackling the crisis.Elad Benari, 10/25/2013, 5:13 AM

Turkey's Foreign Minister: We Didn't Expose Israeli Spies

Ahmet Davutoglu says a report that his country deliberately exposed Israeli spies in Iran is "just a smear campaign."Elad Benari, 10/18/2013, 4:14 AM

Turkey Warns Syria Against Retaliating for Downed Helicopter

Syria will "face the consequences" if it seeks to avenge the downing of a chopper in Turkey, warns Foreign Minister Davutoglu.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2013, 9:31 PM

Britain, Turkey: Syria Intervention Possible without UN

“It is possible to take action based on great humanitarian need and humanitarian distress,” says Britain's Hague.Gil Ronen, 8/26/2013, 12:57 PM

Davutoglu: Tests on Syrians Show Signs of Chemical Weapons

Turkey's FM: tests conducted on wounded Syrians suggested use of chemical weapons.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/11/2013, 1:26 AM

Turkey: 'Assad the Butcher' will be Tried

Erdogan delivers strongest attack to date on Assad after alleged Israeli attack in Syria.Arutz Sheva, 5/5/2013, 7:09 PM

Turkey’s Deputy PM Says He's Leaving Politics: For New Job?

Turkish Deputy PM Bulet Arinc has announced he plans to leave politics at the end of his current term.Hana Levi Julian, 4/8/2013, 3:07 PM

Turkish FM Satisfied with Israel's Apology

Turkey got everything it wanted with Israel's apology over the Marmara incident, says Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/23/2013, 12:00 AM

Turkey Denies U.S. Complained Over Comments Against Israel

Turkey denies that the United States expressed concerns over remarks made by the country’s officials about alleged Israeli raid in Syria.Elad Benari, 2/8/2013, 3:15 AM

U.S. Complains to Turkey Over Comments Against Israel

The United States has filed a complaint with Turkey over its leaders’ attacks on Israel, after last week’s alleged airstrike in Syria.Elad Benari, 2/6/2013, 5:46 AM

Turkish Politician: Gov't Cooperated with Israel in Syria Attack

Vice Chairman of the Turkish Labor Party accuses the Erdogan government of working with Israel to carry out an alleged airstrike in Syria.Elad Benari, 2/5/2013, 4:16 AM

Assad's Fall a Matter of Time, Says Turkish FM

The fall of Syria’s government is “only a matter of time,” predicts Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.Elad Benari, 12/20/2012, 5:12 AM

Davutoglu to Iran: Tell Syria to End Violence

Turkish Foreign Minister urges Tehran to "send a clear message" to Syria's embattled regime to stop the violence against its own people.Elad Benari, 12/19/2012, 6:20 AM

Turkish Leaders Blast Israel, Support 'Palestine'

"It is high time to take a firm stance against Israel’s activities," says Turkey's Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, 12/2/2012, 3:33 AM

'Turkey Expects Israel to Pay for Its Crime'

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu insists “Israel is guilty and should pay for its crime” before relations can be restored.Chana Ya'ar, 10/24/2012, 1:26 PM