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Erdogan to Abbas: We will not remain silent about Israel's atrocities

Erdogan to Abbas: We will not remain silent about Israel's atrocities

Turkish President hosts PA chairman, says Turkey will not remain silent against the “Israeli oppression” of Palestinian Arabs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/07/2021 06:21
Erdogan is infiltrating Europe via political parties

Erdogan is infiltrating Europe via political parties

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's plan to support emerging political parties in Europe is being largely ignored. Soon it will be too late. Op-ed.Giulio Meotti‏, 19/06/2021 20:40
Erdogan has 'fruitful and sincere' meeting with Biden

Erdogan has 'fruitful and sincere' meeting with Biden

Relations between the US and Turkey have soured since Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 04:45
Erdogan sues rival who compared him to Netanyahu

Erdogan sues rival who compared him to Netanyahu

Turkish President seeks $30,000 in damages from rival who compared him to Israeli Prime Minister.Elad Benari, 21/05/2021 06:08
Turkish Jewish group defends Erdogan from anti-Semitism claims

Turkish Jewish group defends Erdogan from anti-Semitism claims

Jewish Confederation of Turkey tweets in defense of President Erdogan after he uses 'Jews' and 'Israelis' interchangeably.Cnaan Liphshitz/JTA, 19/05/2021 17:35
US condemns Erdogan's 'anti-Semitic' remarks on Israel

US condemns Erdogan's 'anti-Semitic' remarks on Israel

State Department spokesman says "anti-Semitic language has no place anywhere" after Turkish President refers to Israel as a "terror state".Elad Benari, 19/05/2021 05:03
Erdogan to Biden: Reverse declaration on Armenian Genocide

Erdogan to Biden: Reverse declaration on Armenian Genocide

Turkish President urges US President to swiftly reverse his declaration that the 1915 massacres of Armenians constituted genocide.Elad Benari, 27/04/2021 02:00
Biden informs Erdogan of plan to recognize Armenian Genocide

Biden informs Erdogan of plan to recognize Armenian Genocide

Biden's expected declaration that the Armenia massacre was a genocide risks angering Turkey but makes good on Biden's campaign pledge.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/04/2021 01:40
Erdogan urges Kosovo to rethink opening of Jerusalem embassy

Erdogan urges Kosovo to rethink opening of Jerusalem embassy

Turkish President urges Kosovan Prime Minister to reconsider the country's decision to open an embassy in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/03/2021 23:35
Turkey withdraws from accord to combat violence against women

Turkey withdraws from accord to combat violence against women

Turkish President Erdogan provides no explanation after withdrawing from Istanbul Accords protecting women from domestic violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/03/2021 14:28
Hamas seeks Turkish supervision of PA election

Hamas seeks Turkish supervision of PA election

Hamas leader calls on President Erdogan to pressure Israel to allow elections to PA parliament to take place in eastern Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 16/02/2021 05:08
Erdogan files lawsuit against Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders

Erdogan files lawsuit against Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders

Turkish President sues Dutch lawmaker for series of tweets against Erdogan, including one that described him as a “terrorist”.Elad Benari, 28/10/2020 05:15
France recalls ambassador to Turkey

France recalls ambassador to Turkey

France recalls its ambassador to Turkey after Erdogan says Macron needed “mental health treatment”.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2020 05:12
ANALYSIS: Why Turkey is becoming a regional threat

ANALYSIS: Why Turkey is becoming a regional threat

Turkey's increasing hostility towards Israel, renewed tensions with Greece over Cyprus part of broader Turkish threat to regional stability.Yochanan Visser, 11/10/2020 22:27
Erdoğan: Turkish conquest isn't occupation or looting, it is spreading justice

Erdoğan: Turkish conquest isn't occupation or looting, it is spreading justice

Erdogan: For Turkey, conquest is not occupation or looting. MEMRI reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/09/2020 13:43
US condemns Turkey for hosting Hamas leaders

US condemns Turkey for hosting Hamas leaders

State Department: Erdogan’s continued outreach to terrorist organization only serves to isolate Turkey from the international community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/08/2020 19:34
Report: Hamas launched war against Israel - on Turkey's orders

Report: Hamas launched war against Israel - on Turkey's orders

Hamas launched war against Israel while its leaders met with Turkey's Pres. Erdogan, report claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2020 09:21
Erdogan threatens to suspend ties with UAE

Erdogan threatens to suspend ties with UAE

Turkish President says country could suspend diplomatic relations with the United Arab Emirates following its peace deal with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/08/2020 23:03
Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Bipartisan group of congressmen block military deals with Turkish government after Turkey purchases Russian S-400 system.Gary Willig, 13/08/2020 22:58
Erdogan orders conversion of Hagia Sophia back into mosque

Erdogan orders conversion of Hagia Sophia back into mosque

Move comes after Turkey's top administrative court annulled presidential decree that made the mosque into a museum.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/07/2020 22:59
Turkey: We will not agree to annexation in Judea and Samaria

Turkey: We will not agree to annexation in Judea and Samaria

Turkish President threatens Israel, says "Jerusalem is a red line".Dalit Halevi, 26/05/2020 05:33
Turkey announces curfew for those under the age of 20

Turkey announces curfew for those under the age of 20

Turkey announces new measures to stem spread of coronavirus.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/04/2020 01:09
Putin, Erdogan meet to discuss ceasefire

Putin, Erdogan meet to discuss ceasefire

Putin met Turkish president Erdogan in an effort to reach ceasefire agreement over fighting in the Idlib province of Syria.Eitan Divinsky, 05/03/2020 18:42
ANALYSIS: Turkey announces war on pro-Assad coalition in Syria

ANALYSIS: Turkey announces war on pro-Assad coalition in Syria

February death toll in Syria the highest in nearly 2 years as Erdogan all but declares war on Assad's forces.Yochanan Visser, 01/03/2020 22:42
Erdogan encouraging refugee exodus to Europe

Erdogan encouraging refugee exodus to Europe

Turkey announced it would not prevent refugees from entering the EU following a Syrian strike in which 33 of its troops were killed.Eitan Divinsky, 29/02/2020 21:44
Turkey: Hundreds arrested in latest round of purges

Turkey: Hundreds arrested in latest round of purges

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan cracks down on internal political opposition, orders the arrest of 700 people.Eitan Divinsky, 18/02/2020 12:13
Erdogan says Jerusalem 'not for sale' after Trump Mideast plan

Erdogan says Jerusalem 'not for sale' after Trump Mideast plan

Turkish president blasts Trump peace plan, declares 'Jerusalem not for sale'.AFP, 30/01/2020 21:39
Erdogan says Trump's Mideast peace plan 'absolutely unacceptable'

Erdogan says Trump's Mideast peace plan 'absolutely unacceptable'

Turkish president blasts Trump plan, calls Jerusalem "sacred for Muslims", condemns proposal to leave city under Israeli control.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 29/01/2020 14:40
ANALYSIS: Turkey becoming a second Iran

ANALYSIS: Turkey becoming a second Iran

For the first time, the IDF has added Turkey to the list of security threats Israel faces in annual security assessment.Yochanan Visser, 15/01/2020 22:15
ANALYSIS: Erdogan sets Turkey on a crash course with Israel and others

ANALYSIS: Erdogan sets Turkey on a crash course with Israel and others

While Israel forges closer ties with Greece and Cyprus, Turkey eyes moves which could destabilize the region - and spell trouble for Israel.Yochanan Visser, 02/01/2020 22:39
Erdogan threatens to shut down strategic US bases

Erdogan threatens to shut down strategic US bases

Turkish President threatens to shut down air base which hosts US nuclear warheads.Elad Benari, 15/12/2019 23:33
ANALYSIS: Turkey's Erdogan endangering world peace

ANALYSIS: Turkey's Erdogan endangering world peace

Erdogan not only comes out against Israel, but calls for conflict between Islam and the West.Yochanan Visser, 10/12/2019 22:15
Trump: I'm a fan of Erdogan

Trump: I'm a fan of Erdogan

Trump downplays tensions with Turkey during meeting with Erdogan. "We have been friends for a long time."Ben Ariel, 14/11/2019 03:37
ANALYSIS: Why Trump should confront Turkey's Erdogan

ANALYSIS: Why Trump should confront Turkey's Erdogan

The time has come for Trump to rein in his Turkish counterpart following invasion of Kurdistan in Syria and anti-democratic measures at homeYochanan Visser, 10/11/2019 22:49
Erdogan: We captured ISIS leader's wife

Erdogan: We captured ISIS leader's wife

Turkish President says his country captured a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in 2018 but "we didn't make a fuss".Elad Benari, 07/11/2019 05:59
Erdogan: We will crush the Kurds' heads

Erdogan: We will crush the Kurds' heads

Turkish president continues to threaten Kurdish forces despite US-brokered cease-fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2019 11:19
Erdogan threatens to restart operation against Kurds

Erdogan threatens to restart operation against Kurds

Turkish President warns his country will restart operation in Syria if Kurds do not withdraw from a "safe zone".Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 18/10/2019 22:40
Turkey agrees to ceasefire

Turkey agrees to ceasefire

Turkish President agrees to begin ceasefire in 120 hours after meeting US Vice President Mike Pence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2019 20:39
Watch: VP Pence meets Turkish President Erdogan

Watch: VP Pence meets Turkish President Erdogan

US Vice President begins meeting with Recep Erdogan in Ankara amid tensions over Turkish military action in Syria., 17/10/2019 18:15
Trump to Erdogan: Let's work out a deal, don't be a fool!

Trump to Erdogan: Let's work out a deal, don't be a fool!

In letter last week, US President urged Turkish President to make a deal with the US on Syria.Elad Benari, 17/10/2019 00:30
Erdogan backtracks, will meet Pence and Pompeo

Erdogan backtracks, will meet Pence and Pompeo

Turkish president walks back refusal to meet with US VP, Secretary of State amid pressure, sanctions over attack on the Kurds.Gary Willig, 16/10/2019 16:52
Erdogan: We'll never declare a ceasefire in Syria

Erdogan: We'll never declare a ceasefire in Syria

Turkish President tells Trump Turkey will never declare ceasefire and will not negotiate with Kurdish forces.Elad Benari, 16/10/2019 06:23
Erdogan: Syria operation won't stop

Erdogan: Syria operation won't stop

Turkish President declares operation against Kurdish militia in northern Syria will continue "no matter what anyone says."Elad Benari, Canada, 11/10/2019 22:07
Erdogan: Turkish army has begun operation in Syria

Erdogan: Turkish army has begun operation in Syria

Turkish president confirms start of military campaign in Syria following US pullout.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2019 19:48
US opens door to Turkish takeover of northern Syria

US opens door to Turkish takeover of northern Syria

President Trump speaks with Turkey's Recep Erdogan, confirms US forces to withdraw from northern Syria, sparking fears among local Kurds.David Rosenberg, 07/10/2019 08:54
Erdogan: Why can't we have nuclear weapons too?

Erdogan: Why can't we have nuclear weapons too?

Turkish President: Unacceptable for us to be denied nuclear weapons. We want the same protection as Israel.Elad Benari, 05/09/2019 03:30
ANALYSIS: How Syrian war could turn into global conflict

ANALYSIS: How Syrian war could turn into global conflict

Global community mistakenly believes Syrian civil war is winding down, but Turkey's Erdogan is preparing invasion of Kurdish territory.Yochanan Visser, 14/08/2019 20:36
Erdogan: Whoever is on Israel's side, we are against them

Erdogan: Whoever is on Israel's side, we are against them

Turkish President continues to criticize Israel, tells members of his party the country will oppose anyone who supports Israel.Elad Benari, 29/07/2019 06:06
Erdogan reiterates: We'll use the S-400 in April of 2020

Erdogan reiterates: We'll use the S-400 in April of 2020

Turkish President reiterates that Turkey plans to start using Russian missile defense system in April of next year.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/07/2019 00:56
ANALYSIS: Erdogan creates a new crisis in the Middle East

ANALYSIS: Erdogan creates a new crisis in the Middle East

Turkish leader risks major confrontation with the West with purchase of Russian S-400 batteries, belligerent moves across Middle East.Yochanan Visser, 17/07/2019 16:35
Erdogan: S-400s will be fully deployed in April 2020

Erdogan: S-400s will be fully deployed in April 2020

Turkish President: S-400s are the strongest defense system against those who want to attack our country.Elad Benari, 16/07/2019 06:23
Erdogan: S-400 will be delivered within 10 days

Erdogan: S-400 will be delivered within 10 days

Turkish President does not believe US will sanction his country for purchasing Russian S-400 missile defense system.Elad Benari, 01/07/2019 06:38
Erdogan rejects Trump's 'Deal of the Century'

Erdogan rejects Trump's 'Deal of the Century'

Turkish President says it was “never possible” for Turkey to positively consider the US peace plan.Elad Benari, 01/07/2019 04:14
Erdogan: My relationship with Trump is good

Erdogan: My relationship with Trump is good

Turkish President says he will use his "good" relationship with Trump to try to defuse crisis over Turkey's S-400 purchase.Elad Benari, 21/06/2019 05:45
Erdogan: Morsi was killed

Erdogan: Morsi was killed

Turkish President claims former Egyptian President was killed and did not die of natural causes.Elad Benari, 20/06/2019 04:44
Erdogan: S-400 systems will start arriving in July

Erdogan: S-400 systems will start arriving in July

Turkish President says he expects Russian missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first half of July.Elad Benari, 17/06/2019 05:31
Erdogan: S-400 purchase a 'done deal'

Erdogan: S-400 purchase a 'done deal'

Turkish President says his country has already bought the Russian S-400 missile defense systems and they will be delivered shortly.Elad Benari, 13/06/2019 04:06