Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish journalist jailed before trial for Erdogan insult

Under the insult law, tens of thousands have been prosecuted for targeting Erdogan since he became president in 2014 after more than a decade as prime minister.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Turkey calls for Israeli 'sensitivity' toward Palestinians

Erdogan told a group of journalists in Qatar that better ties with Israel would be 'beneficial' for peace in the wider region.

published on : 8th December 2021

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan replaces finance minister as lira crashes

Erdogan named Nureddin Nebati, who was deputy minister, to the post, according to an announcement published in the Official Gazette.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Biden to tell Erdogan that US and Turkey must avoid crises

The alliance has been tested recently by a threat to no longer recognise the US envoy and Turkey's purchase of the Russian-made S-400 missile defense system.

published on : 31st October 2021

Turkey President Erdogan orders removal of 10 ambassadors, including US envoy

Describing the statement as an "impudence," Erdogan said he had ordered the ambassadors be declared undesirable.

published on : 25th October 2021

Turkey's Erdogan bids farewell to Merkel after 16 years

The leaders discussed Turkey’s relations with Germany and the European Union, as well as Syria, Libya and the eastern Mediterranean.

published on : 16th October 2021

Turkey's Erdogan looks to Putin after Biden talks disappoint

Erdogan said he and Biden had failed to bridge their differences at a meeting during his visit to New York for the UN General Assembly this week.

published on : 24th September 2021

'Maintain our stance of solving the Kashmir issue': Erdogan pokes India again

The Turkish President, a close ally of Pakistan, had repeatedly raised the issue of Kashmir in his address to the high-level General Debate.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Turkish, UAE leaders talk on phone as tensions seem to ease

The two discussed their countries' relations and regional issues, according to a statement from the Turkish presidency. The statement did not say when the conversation took place.

published on : 31st August 2021

Erdogan inaugurates landmark mosque at Istanbul main square

A cultural center at Taksim, which was named after Ataturk and seen as a symbol of his heritage, has been demolished and is being replaced by a new structure. 

published on : 28th May 2021

Turkey President Erdogan urges Pope to back sanctions on Israel

Erdogan also renewed a call for the international community to take concrete steps to show Israel the "dissuasive reaction and lesson it deserves."

published on : 17th May 2021

Turkish President picture puts Mesut Ozil under pressure for Germany's FIFA World Cup opener against Mexico

Ozil and Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan were whistled by German fans in pre-World Cup friendlies after posing for a photo alongside President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last month.

published on : 14th June 2018

Turkey President Recep ​Erdogan worried by world powers' 'arm wrestling' on Syria

Erdogan said he is extremely worried that some countries confident of their military power are turning Syria into a scene for arm wrestling.

published on : 12th April 2018

Turkey says ready to host Syria summit with Russia, Iran

Erdogan and Russian counterpart Putin agreed to hold the summit in Istanbul alongside Iran's Hassan Rouhani in telephone talks Thursday.

published on : 8th February 2018

Turkish President Erdogan warns US to quit Syria's Manbij

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Turkish troops would expand a cross-border military operation to the key strategic hub.

published on : 6th February 2018
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