Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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  • Jahangiri 2017-10-22 09:33

    Iran-Turkey trade to hit $30b soon

    TEHRAN- Iranian First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed that through the all-out planning underway by the two countries the target of $30-billion bilateral trade will be achieved soon.

  • Turkey_U.S. 2017-10-11 02:06

    Visa dispute is another sign of Turkey’s drift

    The longstanding Washington-Ankara alliance shows severe strain amid tit-for-tat row

  • دیدار رجب طیب اردوغان رئیس جمهور ترکیه با رهبر انقلاب اسلامی 2017-10-05 14:59

    Kurdish referendum an act of treason: Leader

    TEHRAN – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Iran’s Supreme Leader in Tehran on Wednesday to discuss mutual political concerns, particularly the recent Kurdish referendum in Iraq and the Syrian crisis.

  • Sadeq Maleki 2017-10-04 11:03

    By Payman Yazdani

    Erdogan's meeting is positive if his attitude changed: Turkish expert

    If Erdogan’s visit to Tehran means change in attitude, it can yield more positive results in Tehran-Ankara relations, this is what a senior political analyst Sadeq Maleki has told Tehran Times in an interview. 

  • Erdogan visit to Tehran step forward in bilateral ties: envoy 2017-10-04 09:02

    Erdogan visit to Tehran step forward in bilateral ties: envoy

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Turkey Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian Fard on Tuesday underscored the importance of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Wednesday Tehran trip, saying it will be a step forward in bilateral ties.

  • rouhani 2017-09-25 20:37

    Rouhani insists on Iraqi territorial integrity in talks with Putin, Erdogan, al-Abadi

    TEHRAN – As people in the Iraqi Kurdistan region went to polls on Monday to vote for independence referendum President Hassan Rouhani reiterated Tehran’s insistence on the need to protect Iraq’s territorial integrity in phone talks with leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iraq.

  • Kurdistan 2017-09-19 03:57

    By Barin Kayaoglu

    Ankara hardens opposition to KRG referendum

    Since the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) announced in June that it will hold a referendum on declaring independence from Iraq, the Turkish government has maintained a coolheaded approach — until now. As the Sept. 25 referendum approaches, Ankara seems to be toughening its stance against Iraqi Kurdistan independence.

  • Erdogan to visit Tehran Oct. 4 2017-09-17 09:16

    Erdogan to visit Tehran Oct. 4

    TEHRAN – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will make an official visit to Tehran on October 4 for talks on bilateral and regional issues, Turkish media reported.

  • rouhani 2017-09-10 21:01

    Rouhani meets counterparts in Kazakhstan, calls for strong ties

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held separate talks on Saturday and Sunday with leaders of certain countries on the sidelines of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation summit in Astana, Kazakhstan.

  • Burma 2017-09-10 09:06

    By Peter Popham

    The only good thing Aung San Suu Kyi can do now is resign

    The Nobel Peace Prize committee has in the past made some odd decisions. Henry Kissinger was its most glaring error.

  • rouhani 2017-09-01 20:13

    Rouhani discusses regional issues with Turkish, Qatari rulers

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held phone conversations with Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday and discussed expansion of relations as well as regional stability and security.

  • Iraq 2017-08-24 13:59

    by Amberin Zaman

    Turkey fumes as Sinjar Yazidis declare 'democratic autonomy'

    As Massoud Barzani, the president of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, continues to resist mounting international calls to scrap a referendum on Kurdish independence planned for September, a rival Kurdish faction has added its voice, declaring what it calls “democratic autonomy” in the predominantly Yazidi region of Sinjar.

  • اردوغان 2017-08-17 13:52

    Erdogan to visit Iran soon

    TEHRAN - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ebrahim Rahimpour announced on Tuesday that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plans to visit Iran soon.

  • Recept 2017-08-16 21:36

    Iran, Turkey exchange views on Iraqi KRG

    TEHRAN – Head of the Iranian Staff of Armed Forces Mohammad Baqeri held high-level talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli on Wednesday, discussing a range of regional issues including a referendum decision by the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG). 

  • Riza Hakan Tekin 2017-07-26 12:35

    By Mehdi Sepahvand, Negar Asadi

    Neighbors should prioritize unifying topics: Turkish envoy

    TEHRAN – “It is high time regional countries focused on things that unite us rather than divide us,” the Turkish ambassador to Iran told The Tehran Times on Tuesday.

  • Turkey 2017-07-26 02:51

    By Metin Gurcan

    Turkey flexing military muscle in Qatar

    One of the key agenda items during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s July 23-24 visits to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar is Turkey’s continued military presence in Qatar.

  • Erdogan 2017-07-23 09:00

    By Fadi Hakura

    Erdogan will regret alienating Angela Merkel

    Over the past few months, relations between Turkey and Germany have become increasingly fraught.

  • Tureky 2017-07-15 05:24

    Talk of resurgent Turkish democracy dominates failed coup anniversary

    Opposition to Turkey’s authoritarian president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has been re-energized by the success of a month-long, cross-country anti-government “justice march” and last weekend’s unprecedented mass rally in Istanbul attended by more than a million Turks.

  • Turkey 2017-07-01 03:12

    By Barin Kayaoglu

    Germany says Hamburg no place for Erdogan rally as G-20 meets

    It looks like Turkish-German relations are not out of the woods.

  • Turkey 2017-06-28 03:08

    By Cengiz Çandar

    New clashes likely between Turkey, Europe

    Once again, Turkey and the European Union appear destined for a head-on collision in their relations, one that looks very difficult, if not impossible, to avert.

  • tekin 2017-06-23 11:11

    Turkish diplomat calls ties with Iran dynamic

    TEHRAN - Riza Hakan Tekin, Ankara’s ambassador to Tehran, has said that the Iran-Turkey ties entered a new phase of dynamism during the first term of Hassan Rouhani’s presidency.

  • Qatar 2017-06-18 02:55

    By Metin Gurcan

    Turkish military will protect Qatari regime if necessary

    In the deepening crisis between Qatar and a Saudi-led coalition, Ankara faces yet another test of its rhetoric versus its actual abilities.

  • Turkey 2017-06-17 04:12

    By Barin Kayaoglu

    Turkish opposition struggles to unite amid government crackdown

    Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) staged mass rallies on June 15, the day after one of its deputies, Enis Berberoglu, received a 25-year prison sentence for revealing state secrets.

  • Erdogan 2017-06-02 15:29

    Erdogan says to build walls on Iran, Iraq borders

    TEHRAN - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Thursday that his country plans to construct walls along its borders with Iran and Iraq, similar to the one currently being erected along the frontier with Syria.

  • Turkey 2017-05-29 03:15

    By Simon A Waldman

    Why Turkey needs Europe more than Europe needs Turkey

    Following the ghastly attack in Manchester on 22 May, it is unsurprising that terrorism topped the agenda at last week’s NATO summit as the alliance pledged to join the anti-Islamic State (ISIL) coalition.

  • Turkey 2017-05-24 09:55

    By Ahmet A Sabanci

    The violence of Erdogan’s bodyguards in Washington DC is Turkey's new normal

    On 17 May, a slice of Erdogan’s Turkey found its way to Washington DC. That day, a group of Kurdish Americans gathered outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence to protest against the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. There, they were beaten, threatened and attacked by the Turkish leader’s bodyguards. A total of 11 people were injured. Instead of the attackers, two protesters were arrested.

  • Trump-Erdogan 2017-05-12 05:11

    By Semih Idiz

    dds appear stacked against success of Erdogan-Trump meeting

    Omens for the long-awaited meeting between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump at the White House on May 16 do not bode well. Despite the smiles both leaders will no doubt have for the cameras, all the signs are that their talks will be tough.

  • Turkey 2017-05-01 09:23

    By Amanda Erickson and Kareem Fahim

    Turkey just banned Wikipedia, labeling it a ‘national security threat’

    If you try to open up Wikipedia in Turkey right now, you'll turn up a swirling loading icon, then a message that the server timed out.

  • Robert R. Bianchi 2017-04-28 12:24

    Erdogan and Trump are showmen: SISU professor

    TEHRAN – A professor of Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) says Turkish President Erdogan and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump share many things in common, calling both leaders “showmen”. 

  • محمود منشی پوری 2017/04/22

    By Mahmood Monshipouri

    Turkey and its constitutional referendum: Looking ahead

    The recent referendum in Turkey has dramatically expanded the powers of President RecepTayyip Erdogan, pushing the Turkish people and its domestic politics toward a choice between serving as a democratic model for the rest of the Muslim world or defending their nation by prioritizing security (in the face of the most talked-about terrorist threat—ISIS—within its porous borders) and its economic stakes (worsened by the Syrian refugee crisis) over its democratic ideals in a region that is growing on the whole more authoritarian.