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Posts Tagged: Recep Erdogan

June 5, 2013 12:18 am

Riots in Turkey and Tens of Thousands Dead in Syria, Caused by West Bank Settlements?

Just imagine... If in Israel there were widespread protests involving tens of thousands throughout the country calling out Prime Minister Netanyahu, there would be...

June 4, 2013 11:52 am

Turkey Protests: Can Erdogan Weather the Storm?

Can Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, pictured, weather the storm of Turkey protests that erupted over the weekend? Photo: World Economic Forum. - Widespread...

June 4, 2013 12:34 am

Turkish Police Fire Tear Gas at Crowd Massing Near Erdogan’s Istanbul Office

Al Arabiya - Turkish police fired tear gas Monday to disperse protestors massing near Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Istanbul office in a fourth...

June 3, 2013 1:34 am

Erdogan Rejects Dictator Charge

Ynet - Turkey's prime minister on Sunday rejected claims that he is an authoritarian leader, dismissing protesters as an extremist fringe even as hundreds moved...

June 2, 2013 12:26 pm

Violent Anti-Erdogan Protests Engulf Istanbul - Widespread protests against Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan erupted over the weekend, as Erdogan's increasingly authoritative policies have angered many Turks, especially within the...

April 3, 2013 2:05 am

Turkish Neo-Ottomanism is Threatened by Iran

The understandings reached between Israel and Turkey in efforts to normalize their relations raise a more fundamental issue about relations between states...

January 10, 2013 10:52 am

“Some of My Best Friends are Antisemites”: Obama Nominates Hagel

"Europe's leaders—and all leaders—should strongly oppose antisemitism, which poisons public debates over the future of the Middle East." -President George W....

December 28, 2012 12:20 pm

What Does ‘Mildly Islamist’ Mean?

The Economist, amongst many others, loves to refer to Recep Erdogan, Prime Minister of Turkey, and his Justice and Development Party, as "mildly Islamist". He...

November 25, 2012 4:08 pm

Say Hello to the New Tribal Middle East

A recent picture taken in Gaza reveals more than all the sanctimonious speeches calling on Israel to be "humane" or "proportional" in fighting the Islamic terror state in Gaza that has made life a...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Report: Presence of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Eastern Mediterranean Will ...

The impending arrival of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier -- the Admiral Kuznetsov -- off the coast of Syria has the...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...