New measures needed as coronavirus makes comeback in Turkey, says Erdogan

Friday, 18 September 2020

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday the government needed to ramp up measures to curb a ......

Turks want peace on Turkey, Greece dispute despite politicians’ heated rhetoric

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Amid rising tensions between Greece and Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean, Turkish people in ......

Qatar intel officer bribed Erdogan aide $65 mln to push Turkey military deal: Report

Thursday, 03 September 2020

A senior member of Turkey’s ruling AK Party government received a $65 mln bribe from Qatari ......

Turkey discovers large natural gas reserve off its Black Sea coast

Friday, 21 August 2020

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Turkey discovered its biggest ever natural gas field holding ......

Turkey’s smuggling of ISIS affiliates from Syria rings alarm bells

Thursday, 13 August 2020

Raman Ghavami is a Middle Eastern analyst and consultant. He has worked for a variety of organizations across the Middle East and Europe, including the European Union. He tweets @Raman_Ghavami.


Turkey pushing ahead with its agenda, risking the wrath of US, EU sanctions

Friday, 24 July 2020

Washington is growing increasingly frustrated with Turkey and its recent actions, such as purchasing ......

The ‘law of the sword’ of Turkey’s neo-sultan Erdogan

Monday, 20 July 2020

Since 2014, Costas Mavrides has been a Member of the European Parliament, in the S&D Group, elected with the Democratic Party of Cyprus. He is a full Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON), of the EU-Turkey Joint Parliamentary Committee and of the Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean. In addition, he is a substitute member of the Committee on International Trade, of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence and of the Delegation for relations with Israel. For the current mandate (2019-2024) he has been elected Chairman of the Political Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (PA-UfM). He also worked in accounting and asset management, at the Cyprus House of Representatives and at the Ministry of Labour in Cyprus. Mavrides hold a Ph.D. in finance from Houston University and has taught finance at universities in the US, Greece and Cyprus. 


Erdogan’s Hagia Sophia conversion shows ‘conqueror mentality’: Christian Archbishop

Sunday, 19 July 2020

The decision by Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to convert the Hagia Sophia back into a ......

Arab media calls Erdogan hypocrite, says he supports extremism on Hagia Sophia move

Thursday, 16 July 2020

Arab media commentators have labeled Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a hypocrite and said his ......

Turkey’s Hagia Sophia mosque move sparks controversy, Erdogan accused of double speak

Saturday, 11 July 2020

Turkey’s decision to turn Istanbul’s 6th century Hagia Sophia cathedral from a museum into a mosque ......

Turkish business delegation set to visit Libya to discuss post-war plan: Sources

Wednesday, 01 July 2020

A Turkish business delegation is set to visit Libya within two weeks to assess how Turkey’s ......

Erdogan gains at home from Turkey involvement in Libya: Experts

Thursday, 25 June 2020

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dragged Turkey into Libya partly to secure his own domestic ......

Why is Turkey’s Erdogan persecuting the Gulen movement?

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s crackdown against his critics escalated Tuesday when state ......

Turkey issues 118 detention warrants for those with suspected Gulen links

Tuesday, 02 June 2020

Turkey issued detention warrants for 118 people, mostly members of the military and security forces, ......

Coronavirus: Erdogan rejects Turkish minister’s resignation after lockdown criticism

Monday, 13 April 2020

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected the resignation on Sunday of Turkey’s interior minister, who ......