Erdogan News

Erdogan urges all Muslims to 'visit' and 'protect' Jerusalem

Israel installed metal detectors at entrances to the site, which also includes the Dome of the Rock, following an attack on July 14 that killed two Israeli police officers. Palestinians viewed the security measures as Israel asserting further control over the site and deadly clashes erupted during protests.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan slams 'inhumane' isolation of Qatar

In his strongest comments yet on the crisis, the Turkish President said that Qatar was a country "on which a death sentenced had in some way been pronounced"


Turkey President Erdogan urges lifting of blockade against Qatar

On Thursday night, Erdogan ratified two deals on deploying Turkish troops to Qatar and training its gendarmerie after they were passed by Turkey's parliament a day earlier

Erdogan: US should choose between Turkey, Kurdish forces

In Washington, a State Department spokesman reiterated the longstanding US policy that considers the PKK "to be a terrorist organisation."

Turkey's Erdogan: "Clear provocation" from pro-Kurdish HDP leader

Erdogan's broadside at HDP chief Selahattin Demirtas could further widen the gulf between the government and the Kurdish opposition.

Sultan’s comeback

Erdogan’s first task is to demonstrate a willingness to heal the fissures in a divided society.


Turkey premier agrees to halt contentious park project

Protest leaders said they and Erdogan had agreed that the government would not start construction in Gezi Park,in Taksim Square

'Peace between Israel,Turkey a diplomatic victory for Barack Obama'

Two key allies of America in the region have been hailed by the media here as a major diplomatic victory.