Turkey Riots

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Erdogan Puts Park Development on Hold

Erdogan Puts Park Development on Hold

The message from protesters have been received, says Turkey's Prime Minister after two weeks of riots.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/06/2013 23:36
Erdogan Willing to Hold Referendum

Erdogan Willing to Hold Referendum

Turkish Prime Minister raises the possibility of bringing the issue of the demolition of Gezi Park to a referendum, says his spokesman.Elad Benari, 13/06/2013 05:42
Turkish Gov't vs. Twitter, Facebook

Turkish Gov't vs. Twitter, Facebook

A spokesman for Turkey’s ruling AK Party on Wednesday labeled the Twitter social media website to be "deadlier than car bombs."Chana Ya'ar, 12/06/2013 12:28
Turkey: Police Use Tear Gas as Riots Continue

Turkey: Police Use Tear Gas as Riots Continue

Riot police fire tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters in Istanbul; Erdogan says there will be "no more tolerance" for demonstrations.Elad Benari, 12/06/2013 00:12
Erdogan Agrees to Meet Protest Organizers

Erdogan Agrees to Meet Protest Organizers

Turkish Prime Minister to meet with leaders of the protest movement behind the anti-government demonstrations.Elad Benari, 11/06/2013 04:16
Tensions Rising, Turkish Police Attack Protesters

Tensions Rising, Turkish Police Attack Protesters

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan orders police to "intervene" with protesters across the nation.Chana Ya'ar, 10/06/2013 20:12
Tens of Thousands Hit Turkey's Streets

Tens of Thousands Hit Turkey's Streets

Tens of thousands of demonstrators packed the streets of Turkish cities, challenging Erdogan’s call to end their civil uprising.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2013 06:35
Erdogan Remains Defiant After a Week of Protests

Erdogan Remains Defiant After a Week of Protests

Turkish Prime Minister says that the anti-government protests "are bordering on illegality" and must end.Elad Benari, 07/06/2013 06:13
Video: Violence Continues in Turkish Riots

Video: Violence Continues in Turkish Riots

Video shows police using tear gas and water cannon to disperse apparently peaceful demonstrators.Gil Ronen, 05/06/2013 20:14
Fresh Violence As Turkey Protests Enter 6th Day

Fresh Violence As Turkey Protests Enter 6th Day

Turkish police use tear gas and water cannons on hundreds of protesters in Istanbul, Ankara and Hatay.Elad Benari, 05/06/2013 04:16
Erdogan Claims Situation in Turkey Calming Down

Erdogan Claims Situation in Turkey Calming Down

Turkish Prime Minister says the situation in his country is “now calming down”, despite a fourth day of violent protests.Elad Benari, 04/06/2013 04:43
Turkey Riots Enter Fourth Day

Turkey Riots Enter Fourth Day

Demonstrators used a mechanical digger and trucks to break through police lines.Gil Ronen, 03/06/2013 13:21