Tayyip Erdogan

Sisi: Egypt, Turkey open ‘new chapter’ of enriching bilateral relations

Wed, 14 Feb 2024 - 03:20 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi welcomed his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is making his first official visit to Egypt in more than a decade to augment the relations between both countries.

Ankara cancels talks with Athena over Egypt-Greece maritime border deal

Sun, 09 Aug 2020 - 05:23 GMT

Standing defiant against a newly-signed agreement on the demarcation of maritime borders in the EEZ area between Egypt and Greece, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced on Friday that his country cancelled talks with Greece over Mediterranean gas.

Turkey agrees with U.S. to pause Syria assault

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 - 06:44 GMT

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he had reached a deal with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan for a 5-day ceasefire in northern Syria

Turkish authorities seek arrest of journalist Dundar over 2013 protests

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Turkish authorities have issued an arrest warrant for journalist Can Dundar as part of an investigation into protests in Istanbul in 2013.

Turkey says will search consulate where Saudi journalist vanished

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Turkey said on Tuesday it would search Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished last week.

Turkey, Russia agree borders of Idlib demilitarized zone

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 01:22 GMT

Turkey's defence ministry said on Friday the borders of the demilitarized zone to be set up in Syria's Idlib region

Iran, Russia, Turkey to decide fate of Syria's Idlib

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 - 10:42 GMT

The presidents of Iran, Russia are meeting in Tehran on Friday to discuss the fate of the rebel-held province of Idlib

Turkey's Erdogan arrives in Tehran for summit on Syria

Fri, 07 Sep 2018 - 08:30 GMT

Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Tehran on Friday for a meeting with his Iranian and Russian counterparts to discuss Syria

German city takes down golden Erdogan statue after outcry

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 09:32 GMT

The German city of Wiesbaden removed Wednesday a temporary statue of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set up in a town square by artists.

Turkish warships harass Cypriot fishing boat in intl. waters

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 11:31 GMT

Two Turkish warships have harassed a Cypriot fishing boat as it was fishing in international waters between Turkey and Cyprus

Turkey's lira weakens more than 6% on threat of more U.S. sanctions

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 - 10:23 GMT

Turkey's battered lira weakened more than 6 percent against the dollar on Friday, after a U.S. warning that Ankara should expect more economic sanctions

Qatar to aid Turkey, currency rallies but U.S. says tariffs to stay

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 10:03 GMT

The United States on Wednesday ruled out removing steel tariffs that have contributed to a currency crisis in Turkey even if Ankara frees a U.S. pastor.

Turkey doubles tariffs on some U.S. imports; Turkish lira rallies

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 11:53 GMT

Ankara acted amid increased tension between the two NATO allies over Turkey’s detention of a pastor and other diplomatic issues, which have helped to send the lira tumbling to record lows against the dollar.

Turkish lira crashes to record low on worries over economy, U.S. row

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 12:07 GMT

Turkey's lira plunged as much as 14 percent on Friday as worries about President Tayyip Erdogan's influence over monetary policy and worsening U.S. relations

Erdogan sanctions US officials in tit-for-tat row over pastor

Sun, 05 Aug 2018 - 01:00 GMT

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey would impose sanctions on two US officials as retaliation for a similar move by Washington.

Trump threatens sanctions against Turkey over American pastor

Fri, 27 Jul 2018 - 12:10 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to slap "large sanctions" on Turkey unless it freed an American pastor.

Turkey says U.S. will not achieve results by threatening us

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 05:46 GMT

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Thursday the U.S. administration will not achieve its desired results by threatening Turkey

Turkey's Erdogan says Syrian govt forces targetting Idlib could destroy accord

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 01:40 GMT

Erdogan told Russian leader Vladimir Putin an accord aimed at containing the Syrian conflict could be destroyed if Syrian government forces target the Idlib.

Turkey's new finance chief, Erdogan's son-in-law, vows to bring inflation down

Wed, 11 Jul 2018 - 02:40 GMT

Turkey's incoming finance minister, the son-in-law of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Tuesday vowed to bring inflation down.

Ten killed as Turkish train derails after heavy rain

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 - 06:38 GMT

Ten people were killed and 73 wounded when a train came off the rails in northwest Turkey on Sunday after heavy rain and a landslide