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Turkey announced it would send troops to Libya to support GNA, Egypt opposes
Erdogan arrived in Tunisia on an unannounced visit on Wednesday to meet his Tunisian counterpart Kais Saied, in which both presidents will discuss bilateral relations and the situation in Libya.
Turkey hosts the largest number of Syrian refugees, more than 3.7 million people
The closed-door meeting, which was not on Erdogan’s official agenda, came days after he announced that Turkey is ready to send troops to Libya if asked, escalating the already tense situation in the Mediterranean region.
“We may conclude agreements with Lebanon, Greece, or Egypt if our interests are matched,” says Turkish foreign minister
Al Assad is ready to support any popular resistance against Turkish invasion
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They gathered in Kadikoy neighborhood on the Asian side of Istanbul, repeating chants, like “Stop the murder of women!”, “Stop male violence!”, and “Do not ignore violence! Do something!”. They highlighted various harsh stories of women who have been recently murdered across the country.
Erdogan made his remarks while addressing the UN General Assembly, to which the Ministry of Foreign Affairs responded, “Egypt and its people have only the highest respect for the Turkish people, however, Erdogan’s continuous statements on the circumstances of Morsi’s death are ‘baseless’.”
For peace in region, relationships with Egypt must be ameliorated, Kılıçdaoğlu said
UN call for conflicting sides in Libya to de-escalate violence, return to negotiating table
Unofficial results show Erdogan’s party’s victory in overall voting
Foreign Ministry denounced Turkish president statements over Egypt’s political leadership
Khashoggi’s family left Saudi Arabia to Washington on Friday
Murder of Saudi journalist ‘planned’, says Turkish president before lawmakers
Human rights organisations say that ending state of emergency is first step which is necessary in a long line of measures that new government must undertake
Turkey’s strongman to enjoy new extraordinary executive powers as president
left-center politician Muharrem İnce becomes foremost rival to Erdogan in intense presidential race.
Both leaders asserted their rejection of recent American decision on Jerusalem
A Turkish demand that Pakistan close 28 primary and secondary schools associated with controversial, self-exiled Turkish preacher Fethullah Gulen has put the government in Islamabad in a quandary as it attempts to get a grip on an education sector in which militant Islamists and jihadists figure prominently. Turkish ambassador to Pakistan S. Babur Girgin’s demand …
Egypt spread messages of rejoicing Turkish coup, raised criticism to president in response to Erdoğan’s campaign against Al-Sisi
Turkish stocks and the lira have remained under selling pressure after a failed coup shook the country on Friday, now forcing the central bank to lower interest rates for the fifth consecutive month.
Silenced by a crackdown following the coup attempt, secular Turks feel increasingly disenfranchised and isolated. Diego Cupolo reports from Ankara.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan dresses up his increasing authoritarianism with nationalist and religious overtones, sparking battles over the future of the Kemalist state. Those battles, pitting nationalist and conservative forces against secularists and Kurds, are nowhere more evident than on Turkish soccer pitches. A series of incidents in recent months highlighted the mounting tensions …
A break in Turkey’s ties with Germany is unlikely says Turkish Prime Binali Yildirim despite Berlin’s description of Ottoman World War One killings of Armenians as ‘genocide.’
Battles for the control of stadiums and other public spaces in Turkey and Egypt have pitched militant soccer fans against authoritarian leaders determined to limit supporters’ ability to challenge their authority. As a result, a struggle that comes on the back of years of confrontation in the stadiums and mass, watershed anti-government protests that in …
A change in the constitution is likely what will decide the future of Turkey rather than who is the next prime minister
Last month’s opening of storied Istanbul soccer club Besiktas JK’s renovated Vodafone Arena stadium was laden with political symbols ranging from clashes between police and militant fans, to fans being banned from attending the opening, to Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan using the event to his political advantage. Celebrations of the opening reflected …