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Three children not enough, have five: Erdoğan to Turks in EU

Share Tweet President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on Turkish citizens living in Europe to have five children – two more than his usual calls to Turks in the homeland – in a bid...

Protestors take down Dutch flag at Istanbul consulate

Share Tweet Protestors briefly took down the Dutch flag at The Netherlands’ consulate in Istanbul on Sunday and replaced it with a Turkish one, AFP journalists saw, as tensions escalated in a...

Dutch riot police break up Turkish protest in Rotterdam

Share Tweet The diplomatic row comes ahead of the Netherlands going to the polls on Wednesday for a parliamentary election, where far-right politician Geert Wilders is set to make big gains....

Erdogan and “good relations” with Israel

Share Tweet The good news is that Turkey and Israel, after 6 years have reinstated diplomatic ties and exchanged ambassadors. The bad news is that Turkey now has a dictator leading it, and in an...

EU’s Cowardice Shows Lack Of Support For Press Freedom In Turkey

Share Tweet The European Commission spoke out for press freedom in Turkey. Which seems praiseworthy – until you take a closer look ‘Better late than never’, was the general and...

Erdogan opposes transfer of arms to Syrian Kurds

Share Tweet Turkish president says that fighters are ‘equal to PKK,’ which Ankara considers a terrorist group   ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey would not agree to any US arms transfers...

Time to Kick Turkey Out of NATO? By Jonathan Schanzer

Share Tweet The mess in Syria only confirms an inconvenient truth: The Turks are no longer reliable allies. The Kurdish town of Kobane in western Syria is under siege by the Islamic State. A U.S.-led...

REPORT: ISIS opens a consulate in TURKEY for recruitment

Share Tweet So much for Erdogan’s claim that he isn’t supporting ISIS. According to the Turkish newspaper, Aydınlık, ISIS has opened a consulate in Ankara, Turkey in order...