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The Delusions of Caliph Erdogan

The Delusions of Caliph Erdogan

Years ago, when Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan was the mayor of Istanbul, he gave a fiery speech to a crowd of followers where he proclaimed that “Democracy is merely a train that we ride until we reach our ...

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Islamists yes but Muslim Turks did not and do not deserve a Sultan&Caliph wanna-be Erdogan

Islamists yes but Muslim Turks did not and do not deserve a Sultan&Caliph wanna-be Erdogan

As a Muslim who believes in Quran verse 256 (There is no compulsion in religion) and verse 20:114 which states “O my Lord! Increase (or enrich) me in knowledge”, I have opinions about Islam. As I always say, the Islam ...

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Erdogan Says Ready to Die for Democracy as Turkey Protests Flare

Erdogan Says Ready to Die for Democracy as Turkey Protests Flare

  Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he was ready to die to defend democracy and attacked the main opposition party for inciting protesters, after demonstrations flared up again throughout the country. Protesters have fought with police in several ...

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Erdoğan Is Not Turkey’s Only Problem

Erdoğan Is Not Turkey’s Only Problem

Türkan Saylan was a trailblazing physician, one of Turkey’s first female dermatologists and a leading campaigner against leprosy. She was also a staunch secularist who established a foundation to provide scholarships to young girls so they could attend school. In ...

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Furious Turks Are Back On the Protest Warpath

Furious Turks Are Back On the Protest Warpath

After the dramatic anti-regime protests that took place earlier this year, it seems the Turkish public have acquired a taste for resistance. This isn’t something the country’s police seem keen to encourage, unleashing violent crackdowns on the streets of Istanbul ...

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Turkey’s Erdogan: A Smart Man With Jews on the Brain

Turkey’s Erdogan: A Smart Man With Jews on the Brain

It’s time to call Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan what he is: a semi-unhinged bigot. Optimists have argued, these past few years, that Erdogan’s anger at Israel was motivated by a genuine sense of grievance over the notorious 2010 flotilla ...

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Lieberman: Turkey’s Erdogan is ideological heir to Goebbels

Lieberman: Turkey’s Erdogan is ideological heir to Goebbels

According to Haaretz: Former foreign minister slams Turkish PM for his claims that Israel was behind the military coup that ousted Egypt’s President Morsi. A day after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that Israel was behind the coup that ...

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Egypt to Erdogan: We do not need lectures from a ‘Western agent’

Egypt to Erdogan: We do not need lectures from a ‘Western agent’

An Egypt presidential spokesman on Tuesday said that Egypt does not need lessons on patriotism from a “Western agent,” in response to Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s recent statements on Egypt. Ahmed el-Mossalamany denounced recent statements from the Turkish PM ...

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Erdogan’s Ergenekon Farce Draws to a Close

Erdogan’s Ergenekon Farce Draws to a Close

The five-year farce known as the “Ergenekon” trial – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s purge of military and political opponents under the cloak of an “anti-terrorism” prosecution – is now completed. On Monday, a special court pronounced the convictions ...

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Turkish PM Erdogan threatens to sue Times over open letter

Turkish PM Erdogan threatens to sue Times over open letter

Critics of Mr Erdogan accuse him of being increasingly authoritarian Turkey’s prime minister has threatened legal action against a UK newspaper for publishing an open letter criticising his handling of recent protests. Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the Times of “renting ...

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