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Monday, March 19, 2018

Obama’s Decision To Aid Kobani Puts Him Squarely At Odds With Turkey’s Erdogan

President Obama clashes with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about the extent of Turkey’s military assistance in the fight against the Islamic State.

October 20, 2014

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan To Run For President

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — To the surprise of almost no one, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan formalized his bid for the presidency on Tuesday, with his ruling Justice and Development Party announcing that he would be its candidate. Erdogan is widely expected to win the Aug. 10 vote, despite a […]

July 1, 2014

Turkish Court Releases 230 Accused Of Plotting Coup

ISTANBUL — A Turkish court ordered Thursday the release of 230 people who were convicted of being involved in the so-called “sledgehammer” plot to stage a coup against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The move came a day after the Constitutional Court ruled that the rights of the 230 had been violated. It paves the […]

June 19, 2014