Thanks to Netanyahu, the regressive, contemptible theocrats of Noam are now within touching distance of unprecedented political power to push their agenda for Israel from wild misogynistic fantasy to reality
Recep Tayyip Erdogan
'I absolutely do not agree with Erdogan's behavior towards President von der Leyen,' Draghi says, referring to an earlier meeting between EU leaders and Erdogan
Video of the diplomatic gaffe during Turkey-EU talks in Ankara shows European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen taken aback when there was no chair for her next to Erdogan
Europe is committed to continue funding for refugees, but refugees' rights issues have absolute priority and are 'non-negotiable,' head of the European Commission says
Turkey, which kicked off its vaccine drive in January, is fifth globally for new daily coronavirus cases
The Constitutional Court ruled the indictment seeking to outlaw HDP and its members for alleged ties to Kurdish militants had procedural omissions
The life story of Izzet Pinto, the man who turned Turkish telenovelas into a global empire, could compete with any of the shows he sells
Leaning heavily on a close personal relationship with Biden's predecessor, Erdogan developed a vision of what one Western diplomat called 'a club of strong leaders who sort out the world'
Turkey needs U.S.-friendly allies. And Israel needs a solid regional front against Iran. Paying a modest 'price' to a needy Erdogan could gain Israel a significant strategic advantage
The international accord pledges to prevent, prosecute and eliminate domestic violence and promote equality ■ Turkey saw a rise in femicides in 2020
Talks come amid ongoing maritime dispute between Turkey and Greece, a member of the European Union, and after months of intense tensions between Ankara and the 27-nation bloc
Egypt's information minister calls the move 'good initiative that creates an appropriate climate for discussing issues of dispute between the two sides,' as Erdogan seeks to improve strained ties with Sissi
HDP calls the latest moves, including a court case to ban the party, 'political coup'
Turkey's parliament also increased pressure on HDP by stripping a prominent member of his seat over a criminal conviction for spreading 'terrorist propaganda'
The exploratory talks are meant to lay the ground for formal negotiations but the two countries have made little progress in more than 60 rounds of meetings since 2002 and cannot even agree on what issues to discuss
Opinion Erdogan Wants to Mend Turkey's Ties With the West by Rebranding as a Human Rights Hero. It’s a Sick Joke
Erdogan’s 'Human Rights Action Plan' is part of his campaign to convince Biden and Europe that Turkey is a reliable strategic partner. It's a weak publicity stunt
The HDP in Turkey and the Joint List in Israel crafted an unprecedented political renaissance for their countries’ Kurdish and Arab minorities. But now Erdogan and Netanyahu must invalidate them to stay in power
Analysis Biden Will Call 'At Some Point,' and Erdogan Is Already Steeling Himself for Heavy Pressure
The new U.S. administration is clearly taking a different approach towards Turkey than Trump had, but will it lead to changes domestically?
A French diplomatic source also said on Thursday that Iran has given encouraging signs over the last few days about resuming nuclear diplomacy and opening informal talks
'Improving freedom of expression, organization and religion is the goal we have so far worked the hardest on,' the Turkish president claims
'Political and economic interests must not take precedence over human life', Turkish Medical Association warns, as Turkey reopens restaurants and some schools
After his predecessor's move to establish ties with Israel, Kosovo's PM-designate Albin Kurti reconsiders the embassy's location
Turkish president softens tone after accusations of U.S. support of Kurdish militants, saying common interests far outweigh differing opinions
Their administrations’ relationship has started on the wrong foot, and it’s unclear how it will improve if neither side is willing to concede on key issues
Ankara accuses Kurdish PKK militants of killing 13 Turkish captives in northern Iraq
'This fascist who attacked our president would have been a damn Nazi if he had lived during World War II,' said a spokesman Erdogan's AK Party in response
Students at the Bogazici University in Istanbul began their protests nearly a month ago, saying the appointment of Melih Bulu as rector was undemocratic
With Biden in charge, the Turkish president suddenly faces someone who cares about things like human rights. So Ankara is talking about restoring full diplomatic relations with Israel
In his three minute video address for International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Turkey's president didn’t even mention the word ‘Jew.’ And in his listing of genocides, one was notably missing
The recent conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh has left many Armenians in Israel angered by their adopted homeland’s reported role in helping arm Baku and its ongoing refusal to recognize the 1915 Armenian genocide as a holocaust