Posts Tagged ‘Erdogan’

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: […]

Will Washington Succeed in Toppling Erdogan?

Recently, Sabah, a popular daily newspaper in Turkey, and a number of other Turkish media outlets enthusiastically reported about positive outcomes of the face-to-face meeting between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Joe Biden in Brussels on June 14, 2021. According to them, the Turkish leader described their discussion as “sincere”. He also […]

Erdogan Changes the Political Landscape

At the end of June, one of the leading Jordanian newspapers, Assabeel, published an article about how Erdogan “is returning Turkey back to a leading role in the international arena”, and listed what the publication considers the most successful steps of the Turkish leader in recent years. In particular, it is noted that he defused […]

Turkey’s Erdogan takes first step in ‘crazy’ canal project

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday took the first step in the construction of a ship canal skirting Istanbul that the government says will ease marine traffic in the Bosporus Strait. “Today we are opening a new page in the history of Turkey’s development,” Erdogan said in a bridge ground-breaking ceremony in Sazlidere, west […]

Erdogan offers Azerbaijan joint energy operations in Libya

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is reported to have made an offer to his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev, to conduct joint drilling and exploration operations in Libya. The offer has apparently been accepted. Following his participation in the NATO summit in Brussels, Erdogan travelled to Azerbaijan where he met with President Aliyev. After visiting the […]

Is Erdogan Reshaping the World at the Behest of Washington?

On June 14, Joe Biden held his first meeting as US president with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, ending a five-month wait for personal contact between the two leaders. The outcome and themes of this meeting were clear to all long before it took place, although Washington has been persistently emphasizing the cooler relations […]

Erdogan: Turkey signs new $3.6bn currency swap deal with China

Turkey signed a new $3.6 billion swap agreement with China, increasing the limit on their existing currency arrangement to $6 billion, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said yesterday according to Bloomberg. In a statement during a press conference held at Ataturk Airport State Guest House before he departed for Brussels to attend the NATO Leaders’ […]

Erdogan and Biden meet at a tense moment for Turkish-US ties

President Joe Biden and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have known each other for years, but their meeting Monday will be their first as heads of state. And it comes at a particularly tense moment for relations between their two countries. The list of disagreements is unusually long for the two NATO allies: There’s U.S. […]

‘Blood on your hands’: Turkey’s Erdogan attacks Biden over alleged Israeli arms deal amid ongoing Gaza strikes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has launched a blistering attack on his US counterpart Joe Biden’s alleged support for ongoing Israeli attacks on Gaza amid reports of a large new arms deal between Washington and Tel Aviv. Erdogan’s criticism of Biden came after unconfirmed reports by the Washington Post on Monday that the US president’s […]

Biden has ‘bloody hands’ for backing Israel, Erdogan says

Broken clocks are right twice a day… ahval reports:  Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan on Monday condemned his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden for his approval of weapons sales to Israel while vowing Turkey’s continued support of Palestinians during the latest bout of conflict between the sides.  “Today we have witnessed Biden’s approval of weapons (sales) to […]

‘Terrorist state’ Israel must be stopped, Turkish President Erdogan says, adding it has ‘crossed all limits’

Humanity should take “swift” action to resist Israel’s “aggression”, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said as Ankara reported that Turkish news agency journalists and UN-backed schools were hit by Israeli strikes in Gaza. “This terrorist state that tries to plunder a city like Jerusalem, which houses places that are holy for Muslims, Christians and Jews, […]

Turkey’s Erdogan says UN must act to halt Gaza conflict

President Tayyip Erdogan called on the United Nations and Muslim countries on Friday to halt the worst fighting between Israel and Gaza militants in years, saying Turkey would support any UN initiative to end the violence. Repeating accusations that Israel’s actions in Jerusalem and Gaza showed it to be a “terrorist state”, Erdogan said he […]

Turkey and Egypt: Improved Relations — or Another Setback for Erdogan?

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gives a statement after a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, April 5, 2021. Photo: Murat Cetinmuhurdar/PPO/Handout via REUTERS In a complete reversal of his incessant attacks against the Egyptian government since the 2013 revolution and coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has launched a massive media and diplomatic campaign to mend ties […]

Has Washington Lured Erdogan into a Bear Trap?

After failing to block Turkey’s purchase of the advanced S-400 Russian air defense system, Washington diplomacy in recent months appeared to have managed to “flip” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to support of US interests in several critical countries from Libya to Armenia to Ukraine, even Afghanistan. With the Turkish economy on the brink of […]

Biden Told Erdogan he Plans to Call 1915 Massacres of Armenians Genocide

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gives a statement after a meeting in Ankara, Turkey, April 5, 2021. Photo: Murat Cetinmuhurdar/PPO/Handout via REUTERS US President Joe Biden on Friday told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that he intends to recognize the 1915 massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as a genocide in a Saturday statement, a potential […]

Biden told Erdogan he is set to recognize Armenian genocide, sources say

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Erdogan’s ‘crazy’ canal project challenges Russia and threatens to shake up the region

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Israel’s medieval, anti-woman party is more powerful than ever, and channeling Erdogan

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Libya’s new PM to hold talks with Erdogan in Turkey on Monday

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

The Persian Gulf and Erdogan’s Agenda

Judging by the reaction of the Arab media, the fuss about restoring cordial relations between Turkey and the Persian Gulf countries is gradually subsiding. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed “regret” that Saudi transport planes and six F-15 fighter jets were sent to Crete to participate in a joint exercise with the Greek Air Force. […]

Turkish Women Protest Over Erdogan’s Decision to Exit Domestic Violence Treaty

Activists scuffle with riot police as they are stopped in front of a police barricade to prevent them from attending a gathering to protest against Turkey’s withdrawal from Istanbul Convention, an international accord designed to protect women, in Istanbul, Turkey March 27, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Umit Bektas Several thousand women took to the streets in Istanbul […]

Erdogan Sacks Another Central Bank Chief After Sharp Turkey Rate Hike

Turkey’s Central Bank Governor Naci Agbal poses during an interview with Reuters in his office in Istanbul, Turkey, February 4, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo President Tayyip Erdogan abruptly sacked Turkey’s central bank chief on Saturday, two days after a sharp interest rate hike to head off inflation, replacing him with a former ruling party […]

Turkey’s Erdogan Quits European Treaty on Violence Against Women

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan looks on as he addresses the media after the Friday prayers in Istanbul, Turkey March 12, 2021. Photo:] Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS President Tayyip Erdogan pulled Turkey out of an international accord designed to protect women, ministers and an official notice said on Saturday, prompting criticism from those who […]

Erdogan, EU chiefs discuss ties, east Mediterranean ahead of joint summit

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Erdogan urges lifting U.S. sanctions on Iran, return to nuclear deal

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Biden’s accounts with Russia. What will Erdogan do? حسابات بايدن مع روسيا.. ماذا سيفعل إردوغان؟

**English Machine translation Please scroll down for the Arabic original version ** Biden’s accounts with Russia. What will Erdogan do? Husni Mahali  Al-Mayadeen Net 1 March Georgia is gaining additional importance in Washington’s calculations, and soon President Biden, because it challenges Russia’s nine autonomous republics — most of whose population is Muslim — including Chechnya, Ingushetia and Dagestan. […]

Erdogan pledges stronger freedoms in plan critics say puts pressure on Turkish judiciary

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

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