Posts Tagged ‘Erdogan’

Why does Erdogan Need the Istanbul Canal?

Almost a year ago Turkey started a large-scale construction project – Istanbul Canal with all the adjacent infrastructure. The project is planned to be completed in 6 years. According to the preliminary estimates, the budget of the project will be USD 15 billion. The Canal will be 45 km long, and its depth will be […]

Erdogan Prepares for Yet Another Presidential Term

The next Turkish general elections are scheduled for June 2023. The incumbent Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to run as a People’s Alliance presidential candidate, a coalition that had been formed by the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been in power since 2003 (first, […]

Erdogan Works Up a Plan to Mend Ties with the US/EU

Even though the Biden administration did not invite Erdogan to the “democracy summit”, changing geo-political circumstances – in particular, the West (EU and the US) vs. Russia tensions around the former’s bid to expand NATO to Ukraine – seem to have changed, at least in Turkey’s eyes, Ankara’s importance for the West. From being a […]

Erdogan’s upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced his intention to visit Saudi Arabia in February, at the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz. The announcement came in Erdogan’s answer to a Turkish businesswoman’s question about the undeclared Saudi ban on Turkish goods and her demand that this problem be solved. The president will also visit the […]

Turkey’s Erdogan says he will visit Saudi Arabia in February

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he will make a visit next month to Saudi Arabia, whose ties with Ankara have been strained in recent years, reports Reuters. Asked about resolving issues in exports to Saudi Arabia as he left a trade event, Erdogan said he would travel to the Gulf state in February. […]

Turkey’s Economic Difficulties and the Fate of Erdogan

Turkey’s economy is in freefall: the lira is falling, inflation is rising, and food prices are spiraling. The government has resorted to disinformation, lies, and conspiracy theories to deflect blame from itself and shift it to others. But the lower living standards of the common people and the country’s future is unlikely to end the […]

Erdogan is Actively Trying to Score Points in Africa

Amid growing accusations against the Turkish government and calls for early presidential and parliamentary elections from the local population due to the intensifying domestic crisis in Turkey in recent days, there has been a surge in publications in the West about the impending power transition in Turkey. Thus, American edition Foreign Policy says that even […]

Erdogan Is Secretly Pillaging Billions In Turkish Assets To Prop Up The Lira, And His Rule

Yesterday, we discussed how Erdogan’s shocking “plan” to rescue the Turkieh lira – once it crossed the red line of 18 vs the USD – came into being, and how it will eventually make an already dismal situation even worse, because it really represents a massive stealth “rate hike”, one which will put huge stress on Turkey’s […]

Erdogan rules out early elections in Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected the opposition’s calls to hold snap elections in Turkey and said the country will hold elections as scheduled in June 2023, Anadolu reports. Erdogan today stressed that holding early elections was out of the question after opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu asked for the snap election due to the currency crisis […]

Turkey’s Erdogan Says He’s Cut Inflation to 4 Percent Before, Can Do Again

ANKARA—President Tayyip Erdogan said he had lowered Turkey’s inflation to around 4 percent before and that he will achieve that again, as it topped 21 percent following a push for aggressive cuts in interest rates that he has engineered. Erdogan has said that policy, which has sent the country’s lira crashing, was part of a […]

Turkey’s Erdogan announces moves to encourage lira savings

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday announced a series of measures to encourage lira-denominated savings, easing the pressure on the beleaguered Turkish currency. Earlier in the day, the lira had tumbled to an all-time low of 18.36 against the dollar, after Erdogan over the weekend stood firm on his much-criticised policy to lower interest […]

Turkey: Erdogan unveils anti-dollarisation measures, Lira goes up

Turkey’s lira mounted a massive turnaround late on Monday after President Erdogan introduced a series of steps that he said will ease the burden of the ailing currency on Turks while vowing to press on with a low-rates policy that led to the currency slide, reports Reuters. The lira, which was down more than 11% […]

Erdogan’s Reconciliations: ‘Israel’ is a Friend, Assad Remains an Enemy! مصالحات إردوغان.. “إسرائيل” صديق والأسد يبقى عدواً!

 ARABI SOURI DECEMBER 11, 2021

Erdogan’s Bayraktar Bonanza

On December 3, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called Russian President Vladimir Putin. The heads of the two states spoke about Libya, Ukraine, and what is happening in Transcaucasia. While discussing the Ukrainian conflict, the Russian President stressed the importance of full and strict compliance with the Implementation of the 2015 Minsk Package of Measures […]

Does the Deepening Crisis in Turkey Manifest an End to the Erdogan Era?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is experiencing his worst moments as head of state today. Social and political tensions in the country are becoming increasingly evident. The economy is collapsing, the value of the national currency is relentlessly falling, and the number of poor people is skyrocketing. According to recently published data, the nation’s citizens […]

Erdogan and Macron, between Competition and Hostility, there’s One Understanding! إردوغان وماكرون.. بين المنافسة والعداء تفاهم واحد!

ARABI SOURI DECEMBER 5, 2021 Erdogan and Macron, between Competition and Hostility, there’s One Understanding!

Erdogan slams mosque attacks in Cyprus

Turkey’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, slammed the recent arson attempt on a mosque in the Greek-administered part of the island, Anadolu News Agency reports. According to the report, Erdogan said the attacks on Muslim houses of worship in Cyprus will not go unanswered. “We strongly condemn the arson attack against the Grand Mosque in Larnaca, […]

Another Erdogan Assassination Attempt Foiled; All Signs of a False Flag!

ARABI SOURI DECEMBER 5, 2021

Erdogan’s Expansion into Africa intensifies

After the Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in Turkey in 2002,  became one of the main priorities of Erdogan’s foreign policy. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan does not spend a year without touring Africa: since coming to power in 2002, he has visited 31 African countries, some more than once, notably Algeria, Senegal, […]

Erdogan’s Democracy… Tension in a Dangerous Direction! ديمقراطية إردوغان.. التوتر في اتجاه خطِر!

ARABI SOURI NOVEMBER 22, 2021

Ambassador: Iran welcomes Erdogan’s 3+3 format

Ambassador: Iran welcomes Erdogan’s 3+3 format – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — In an article published on Tuesday, Iranian Ambassador to Ankara Mohammad Farazmand said that Iran welcomes Turkey’s proposed 3+3 format to solve conflicts in the South Caucasus. “Tehran supports the proposal of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in November 2020 to establish a regional cooperation […]

Erdogan’s Policies Lead to Failure

cGeneral elections in Turkey are scheduled for June 18, 2023, but due to the initiative of political forces opposed to Erdogan, it may occur earlier. Voters will elect a new president and 600 members of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, each for a five-year term. Therefore, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is already actively […]

Adept in Pan-Ottomanism, Erdogan Got Carried Away Playing Soldiers

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is well known for his resounding appeals built on the political doctrine of Pan-Ottomanism, which emerged in Turkey in the 1970s, according to which all subjects of the Ottoman Empire are members of a single nation, the Ottomans. However, such verbal passage has been recently increasingly followed by actual actions, […]

Erdogan is the First to Put Western Ambassadors in their Place

Recently, Western ambassadors, led by their respective governments, but mainly by Washington, began to interfere in the internal affairs of the states that accredited them. They impose the Western nations’ will and attitude, demonstrating the alleged firm hold and power the collective West has over other nations. Through their actions, they attempt to establish a […]

Erdogan Flaunts Genocide Accusations Through Artsakh Visit

Turkey Threatens Individuals, Countries, Who Recognize Genocide  10/26/2021 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that on October 26, 2021, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Nagorno-Karabakh (Armenian: Artsakh). Turkey supported Azerbaijan’s invasion of Artsakh in Fall 2020, where the two conducted genocide against Artsakh’s […]

Erdogan Reinforces Turkish Expansion in Africa

With the sharp decline of Western influence in Africa in recent decades, a new and quite influential player — Turkey — has become significantly stronger on this continent. Turkey’s current relationship with Africa is only 20 years old. According to some reports, as early as the late 1980s, a group of Turkish diplomats working on the […]

Turkey saved the lives of millions in Syria’s Idlib, Erdogan says

Turkey’s presence in Syria’s Idlib Governorate saved the lives of millions of civilians and prevented them from becoming displaced, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said yesterday. In an interview with a local magazine, Erdogan added that the international community cannot allow the Syrian crisis to continue more than the 10 years it has already lasted, stressing that there is a […]

Afghanistan and Erdogan’s “Great Turan”

After the withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan, Turkey intends to play a more important role in the country and cooperate with the Taliban. 2,000 Turkish soldiers have been part of the international military contingent within the ISAF mission in Afghanistan since the beginning. From June 2002 to August 2005, Turkish commanders were responsible for […]

Erdogan’s Troubled Path to Better Ties with the US

Ever since Joe Biden’s inauguration as the US president, US-Turkey ties seem to have undergone a shift from a thorny and crisis-ridden path that characterised the Trump era to a relatively period of calmness and cooperation. This calmness manifested itself in a relative absence of exchange of critical statements between both leaders. Erdogan’s most recent […]

After Egypt, will Erdogan lose Tunisia and then Libya?

ARABI SOURI AUGUST 2, 2021 Erdogan will not easily accept a second loss after the failure of his plan in Egypt, which may push him to maneuver and tactics in Tunisia. The following is the English translation from Arabic of the latest article by Turkish career journalist Husni Mahali he published in the Lebanese Al-Mayadeen news site Al-Mayadeen Net: […]

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