Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan says Turkey has captured slain IS leader al-Baghdadi's wife

The former Islamic State leader Al-Baghdadi was known to have four wives.

published on : 6th November 2019

15 dead in Syria clashes between pro-Turkish forces, Kurds: Monitor

Turkey and Russia this week had struck deal in Sochi for more Kurdish forces to withdraw from the frontier on both sides of that Turkish-held area under the supervision of Russian and Syrian forces.

published on : 27th October 2019

India issues advisory to exercise 'utmost caution' while visiting Turkey

Relations between India and Turkey strained after their President Erdogan, at the 73rd UN General Assembly session, made statements against abrogation of Article 370.

published on : 23rd October 2019

Turkey President Erdogan warns Syria offensive will resume unless Kurds complete pullout

Following a deal with US Vice President Mike Pence last week, Turkey announced a 120-hour suspension of the offensive from last Thursday.

published on : 22nd October 2019

Turkey President Erdogan accuses the West of 'standing by terrorists' in Syria

Ankara says the YPG is a 'terrorist' offshoot of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, which has been waging an insurgency inside Turkey since 1984.

published on : 21st October 2019

India-Turkey relations under Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Back to square one?

The two countries last year also inked a USD 1.5 billion deal for the supply of 30 Turkish attack helicopters - in the largest defence deal between the two sides.

published on : 20th October 2019

After Erdogan's backing to Pakistan on Kashmir and FATF, Modi cancels Ankara visit

Trade and defence cooperation were among the issues that were to be on the table during Modi's Ankara visit, which had been agreed to in principle.

published on : 19th October 2019

Erdogan vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurdish forces if no pullout

If the pullout does not happen by Tuesday evening, 'we will start where we left off and continue to crush the terrorists' heads,' Erdogan said in televised speech in central Anatolian city of Kayseri.

published on : 19th October 2019

Turkish President Recep Erdogan 'very much' wants the ceasefire to work: Donald Trump

Trump said that he spoke to the Turkish President over phone and said that even the Kurds want an 'ultimate solution' to happen.

published on : 18th October 2019

Turkey to end military operation after Kurdish forces withdraw in Syria: US

US Vice President Mike Pence said that Turkey had agreed to a 'pause in military operations for 120 hours' to allow the Kurds to withdraw.

published on : 17th October 2019

US pushes defiant Turkey for Syria ceasefire

US Vice President Mike Pence met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after Ankara rebuffed international pressure to halt its deadly offensive against Kurdish forces.

published on : 17th October 2019

Donald Trump to 'swiftly destroy Turkey's economy' if invasion over Kurds not stopped

The Turks began attacks in Syria last week against the Syrian Kurdish fighters, whom the Turks see as terrorists.

published on : 15th October 2019

Angela Merkel urges Erdogan to immediately end Syria offensive

Germany and France on Saturday said they were suspending arms exports to Turkey over its offensive in Syria against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG).

published on : 13th October 2019

Arms embargo won't stop Turkey's Syria operation: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

France and Germany said Saturday that they were suspending arms exports to Turkey over its offensive in Syria against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG).

published on : 13th October 2019

Pakistan supports Turkey's offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria

Pakistan PM Imran Khan called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday to 'convey Pakistan's support and solidarity.'

published on : 12th October 2019
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