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Recep Tayyip Erdogan
September 26, 2017, 8:07 pm
Turkey’s Erdogan threatens ties with Israel over support for Kurds
Criticizing Iraqi Kurdistan's independence bid, Turkish president says Israeli backing won't grant referendum 'legitimacy'
September 26, 2017, 2:16 pm
Erdogan warns Kurdish independence could spark ‘ethnic war’
Turkish leader says referendum in Iraq is 'treason,' tells Kurdish leadership to back off or face 'a dark end'
September 25, 2017, 3:27 pm
Erdogan threatens military action over Iraqi Kurdish referendum
Turkish leader says his country could halt Iraqi Kurdistan's oil exports over independence vote, which he calls 'matter of survival'
September 22, 2017, 12:40 am
Trump says ‘friend’ Erdogan getting ‘high marks’
Earlier this week, US froze arms sales to Turkish president's bodyguards, after his aides attacked demonstrators in Washington
September 17, 2017, 8:45 pm
Iraq vice president warns against ‘second Israel’ in Kurdistan
As referendum nears, Nouri al-Maliki says a country set up on a religious or ethnic base, like the Jewish state, would be 'unacceptable'
September 17, 2017, 11:27 am
Turkish nationalists protest creation of ‘second Israel’ in Kurdistan
Israeli embassy in Ankara evacuated as demonstrators seek to portray upcoming Kurdish independence referendum as Zionist plot
September 12, 2017, 3:10 pm
Turkey signs deal to buy Russian S-400 air defense systems
Facing NATO opposition to purchase, Erdogan says defense decisions are a matter of national sovereignty
September 6, 2017, 6:04 pm
Erdogan compares Merkel’s comments on Turkey’s EU bid to ‘Nazism’
President urges ethnic Turks in Germany not to vote for 'Turkey's enemies' after chancellor issued criticism during election debate
September 3, 2017, 6:47 am
Turkey eyes deal for Russian air defense system, irking West
Experts skeptical Ankara will end up inking purchase of S-400 batteries, but say the message of dissatisfaction with NATO is what's important
September 1, 2017, 10:39 am
Erdogan blasts ‘scandalous’ US indictment of Turkish bodyguards
Members of Turkey PM's security detail charged with assaulting protesters during an official White House visit in May
August 28, 2017, 10:51 pm
Erdogan tells Abbas rising tensions ‘no good’ for Israelis, Palestinians
Turkish leader hosts PA president, says his government 'backs efforts to accelerate the peace process'
August 21, 2017, 9:33 pm
Turkey, Jordan call for ‘serious’ Israel-Palestinian peace talks
Leaders call for resumption of negotiations 'based on international resolutions' and a 'precise timetable'
August 16, 2017, 4:23 pm
Turkey warns Iraqi Kurdish referendum risks ‘civil war’
Vehemently opposed to Kurdish autonomy, Ankara cites 'importance of preserving Iraq's territorial integrity' in next month's non-binding vote
August 1, 2017, 3:04 pm
Nearly 500 suspects stand trial over Turkey’s failed coup
Alleged plot leaders in July 2016 attempt to overthrow Turkish government brought before court
July 31, 2017, 10:00 pm
Iranian FM to attend conference on Jerusalem in Istanbul
Zarif says recent tensions over Temple Mount again show 'Palestine is the top issue of the Muslim world'