Turkey’s steps in response to a planned independence referendum in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region will have security, diplomatic, political and economic dimensions
President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that he has disapproved the sanctions imposed on Qatar following the diplomatic stand-off between several Arab countries and Qatar.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Tuesday that Turkey would bring the curtain down on its over half-century bid to join the European Union if new accession chapters were not opened.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was set Tuesday to rejoin the ruling party after an absence of almost three years, the first major change to come into effect following the referendum victory on boosting his powers.
Turkish air force jets joined in the air operation backing Iraqi forces and Kurdish Peshmerga to retake Iraq's second city of Mosul from jihadists, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Tuesday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday blasted US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's "unfortunate" comments that she would consider arming Syrian Kurdish fighters, branding her proposal "politically inept."
Meanwhile, Iraq's parliament adopted a resolution denouncing the extension of Turkish troops' presence, asking the government to consider them as "occupation forces."
Turkey's prime minister on Wednesday warned that the crackdown following a failed coup was not over, as authorities issued arrest warrants for dozens of former newspaper staff.
Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people, drawing fire from the European Union
Turkey vowed to root out allies of the US-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, after an already deep purge of the army, police and judiciary, and said on Tuesday it had sent Washington evidence of his wrongdoing.
Turkey purged its police on Monday after rounding up thousands of soldiers in the wake of a failed military coup, and said it could reconsider its friendship with the United States unless Washington hands over a cleric Ankara blames for the putsch.
The crackdown is not restricted to the military as arrest warrants are issued for a total of 2,745 judges and prosecutors across Turkey.
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Sunday that 15 July will be marked as "democracy fest day" in Turkey as the attempted military coup was foiled with the cooperation and support of the Turkish people
Thousands took to the streets of Turkey in support of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, after authorities crushed a military coup that claimed at least 265 lives.
Turkish authorities rounded up nearly 3,000 suspected military plotters on Saturday after thwarting a coup to try to topple President Tayyip Erdogan.
A failed coup in Turkey left at least 60 people dead as authorities conducted widespread arrests among the military.
Elements of the Turkish military backed by tanks staged an attempted coup Friday night against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport, the latest in a series of bombings to strike Turkey in recent months. Turkish officials said the massacre was most likely the work of the Islamic State group.
Turkey's ruling party named a loyal ally of Turkish President Erdogan as the new prime minister, as the strongman seeks to tighten his grip on power.