Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan Rebukes West For ‘islamophobia’ Amid Criticism Over Turning Hagia Sophia Into Mosque

Turkish president slams world leaders for not acting "against Islamophobia in their own countries."

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Erdogan’s Mischief-making, And His Comeuppance (part 1)

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan sees himself as the natural leader of the Muslim world. Last year saw published in his mouthpiece, the newspaper Yeni Safak, his plan for a pan-Islamic army that, with its huge collective armory of planes...

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Turkey’s Erdogan Criticized For Ordering The Conversion Of A Former Church Into A Mosque

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered the conversion of the city’s historic Hagia Sophia back into a mosque after a court
Related topics: Turkey, Religion

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Turkish Court Clears Path For Hagia Sophia Museum To Become A Mosque Again

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a decree after the court decision ordering the site to be reopened for worship.
Related topics: Museum

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Turkey, Erdogan's Arc Of Destabilization In The Middle East

Jonathan Spyer on Turkey's flurry of overt and semi-covert Turkish regional military assertion.
Related topics: Turkey, Military

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Turks Fight Kurdish Leftists And Antifa In Vienna, Austrian Chancellor Accuses Erdogan Of Stoking...

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz “has accused Turkey of sowing strife in Europe” after members of the Turkish Grey Wolves, an ultra-nationalist Turkish political organization, “clashed with Kurdish leftists and their Antifa...
Related topics: Austria, Vienna, Turkey

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Erdogan Is Lying About His Social Media Crackdown

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is furious. After his daughter announced the birth of her fourth child, some on social media reportedly directed insults at her and the president’s son-in-law. “Do you see why we oppose social media like YouTube,...
Related topics: Social Media

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Carl Bernstein: Trump Was ‘delusional’ And Outmatched In Calls With Putin And Erdogan

One source described the nature of the calls between Trump and Putin as sounding like “two guys in a steam bath.”
Related topics: Vladimir Putin

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New Cnn Report Says Turkish President Recep Erdogan Was At One Point Calling Trump As Much As Twice...

President Donald Trump's impulsive decision to withdraw troops from Syria last year allegedly came after a call with Turkish President Recep Erdogan.
Related topics: CNN, Donald Trump, Syria

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Turkey: Erdogan Taking Advantage Of Pandemic To Scapegoat Christians And Deny Them Basic Rights

While socialists and Antifa attack the history of the U.S. and the U.K. and ignore their development of societies that recognize and protect equal justice for all, Christians are being massacred and persecuted in majority-Muslim countries, with...
Related topics: Turkey

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Former Jordanian Minister Attacks Erdogan As Neo-ottoman

 As is well known, Recep Tayyip Erdogan harbors neo-Ottoman fantasies of leading the Muslim world. He made this clear first when he had published in his mouthpiece, the newspaper Yeni Safak, in December 2017, a plan for a pan-Islamic army that...

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Nato To Probe French & Turkish Warships Near Clash Incident Off Libya

NATO To Probe French & Turkish Warships Near Clash Incident Off Libya Tyler Durden Fri, 06/19/2020 - 04:15 Perhaps predictably given Erdogan's increased threats and foreign adventurism, cracks loom in the NATO alliance over...
Related topics: Nato, Libya

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Turkey Communications Director Blasts Twitter For Removing 7,340 Accounts 

Turkey criticized Twitter on Friday for suspending more than 7,000 accounts the social media company said were promoting narratives favorable to Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and the AK Parti (AKP). The suspended 7,340 accounts were detected...
Related topics: Turkey, Social Media

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Edip Yuksel’s “manifesto For Islamic Reform”: A Disguised Apology For An Idealized Islam

Edip Yuksel is a Kurdish American Muslim author and adjunct philosophy professor at Pima Community College, Tucson, Arizona. Yuskel was in the ranks of the Islamic movements in Turkey, in the 1980s, together with Turkish President Recep Tayyip...
Related topics: Religion, Turkey

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How The Hagia Sophia Became A Mosque On This Day In 1453

Turkish President and would-be caliph Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to turn the Hagia Sophia, now a museum in Istanbul, back into a mosque. But how did the Hagia Sophia become a mosque in the first place? Today is the anniversary of an awesome tragedy....
Related topics: Museum, Turkey, Istanbul, Anniversaries

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Erdogan Plans Controversial Quran Reading At Unesco Site

For over a thousand years, Istanbul's Hagia Sophia operated as the biggest Greek Orthodox Christian church before being converted into a mosque, then a museum and, most recently, a United Nations-designated cultural landmark.At the direction of...
Related topics: Religion, Turkey, Istanbul, Museum

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Trump Slams Libya "foreign Interference" & Urges "rapid De-escalation" In...

Trump Slams Libya "Foreign Interference" & Urges "Rapid De-escalation" In Erdogan Call Tyler Durden Wed, 05/27/2020 - 02:00 Authored by Jason Ditz via AntiWar.com, After weeks of military gains by Libya’s Government of...
Related topics: Libya, Military

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Why Turkey's Ruling Akp Party's Coronavirus Plan Could Be A Disaster

Stratfor Worldview Politics, Middle East Is Erdoğan making a big mistake? Amid the escalating domestic and global fallout from the COVID-19 crisis, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) faces an...
Related topics: Turkey

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Erdogan Discusses Situation In Syria, Libya With Trump, Ankara Says

ANKARA (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has discussed the situation in Libya and Syria, as well as the battle against COVID-19 in a phone conversation with US President Donald Trump, Erdogan's office said on Saturday.
Related topics: Syria, Libya, Donald Trump, Turkey, Ankara

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Mike Flynn Is An Innocent Man. And A Foreign Agent

At an event just before the Republican National Convention in Cleveland in July 2016, retired Gen. Mike Flynn tore into Turkish strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a speech about the dangers of radical...
Related topics: Religion

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