News and updates about AKP

Erdogan re-elected as leader of his party

Turkish President re-elected as leader of the ruling AK Party. He was the only candidate.

Erdogan re-elected as leader of his party

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.

Erdogan's party to replace Prime Minister Davutoglu

Turkey: Israel agreed to a Gaza seaport

A leader of Turkish ruling party says in normalization talks Israel agreed to lift naval blockade on Hamas enclave, and compensate Marmara.

Turkish official: Israel agreed to a Gaza seaport

Turkish official fired over anti-Israel tweet

Turkey's ruling party dismisses member who tweeted that she wished that the Israelis wounded in Istanbul would die.

Turkish official fired over anti-Israel tweet

Turkish official: Israel is Turkey's friend

Deputy chairman of Turkey's ruling party says normalization has not yet been agreed upon, but stresses that Israeli people are 'friends'.

Turkish official: Israel is Turkey's friend

Davutoglu hails election results as 'victory'

Turkish PM welcomes outcome of a general election which swept his AK Party back to a parliamentary majority.

Davutoglu hails election results as 'victory for democracy'

Nervous Erdogan Sacks MPs Amid Rating Slips

More signs Kurdish crackdown 'election ploy' backfired: opposition head defeats Erdogan in TV ratings, AKP cuts controversial MPs from list.

Nervous Erdogan Sacks Oddball MPs Amid Rating Slips

Erdogan's Kurdish War Gamble Fails Spectacularly

Analysts reveal Erdogan's Kurdish crackdown was meant to reverse elections defeat, but new poll proves it had the exact opposite effect.

Erdogan's Kurdish War Gamble Fails Spectacularly

Erdogan Calls for Fresh Elections

Turkish President calls for fresh parliamentary elections after two months of coalition talks fail to produce a government.

Erdogan Calls for Fresh Elections

Turkey to Return to Elections in November

Return to the polls expected for November 1 in possible bid for Erdogan to regain lost majority.

Turkey to Return to Elections in November

Turkey: 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.

Turkey Elections Likely as Last Minute Coalition Talks Fail

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.

Erdogan's Party Says New Elections 'Only Option'

Erdogan Denies Working With ISIS

Turkish President blames 'dark powers' for reports showing Ankara bought oil from the world's richest terror group.

Erdogan Denies Working With ISIS

Turkish PM Resigns After Election Disappointment

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu resigns after his party loses majority in parliament.

Turkish PM Resigns After Election Disappointment

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.

Turkish PM Declares 'Victory' Despite Setback

Turkish Elections: What's Next for Israel?

Two experts on Israel's relationship with Ankara predict little will change after the Turkish elections - but there still is reason to hope.

Turkish Elections: What's Next for Israel?

Poll Shows Erdogan is Losing his Grip

Turkish President Erdogan's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) drops in polls ahead of elections.

Poll Shows Erdogan is Losing his Grip

Armed Men Seize Office of Erdogan's Party

Two intruders burst into district office of AKP in Istanbul, day after prosecutor taken hostage and killed in the city.

Turkey: Armed Men Seize Office of Erdogan's AKP Party

Turkish Lawmaker Forced to Resign Over Alcohol

Erdogan's party orders a regional party official to resign after pictures showed him drinking alcohol.

Turkish Lawmaker Forced to Resign Over Alcohol

Turkish Election Board Rejects Request for Recount

Ankara's provincial election body rejects opposition's appeal against the results of the local election.

Turkish Election Board Rejects Request for Recount

Egyptian Islamists Fail To Learn From Turkey

It is a good thing that the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is showing its true colors, rather than emulating Turkey, which fooled the West.

Muslim Brotherhood Lacks The Patience Of Turkish AKP Party