Turkey’s prime minister on Friday condemned the military intervention that toppled Egypt’s Islamist president Mohamed Morsi as an enemy of democracy, and chastised the West for failing to brand the ouster a coup.
Ankara goes back to the drawing board in an effort to better calibrate its Mideast policies following the shock of the Egyptian military coup
Egypt announced a criminal investigation against deposed President Mohamed Morsi, with complaints of spying, inciting violence and ruining the economy
Investigators began questioning Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi and members of his Muslim Brotherhood
CAIRO — During the height of Hosni Mubarak‘s autocracy, author Saad Eddine Ibrahim crafted a new word to describe his country’s plight: Egypt, he said, was now a jumlukiya. The neologism combined the Arabic word for “republic” (jumhuriya) and “monarchy”
‘US bankrolled anti-Morsi activists’ story called baseless and irresponsible, while others sing its praise.
By Nick Tattersall and Justyna Pawlak ISTANBUL/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Turkey warned German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday not to play politics with its European Union ambitions as Berlin blocked moves to open a new chapter in Ankara’s EU membership talks next week. Turkey said failure to open the chapter would be a major setback in Ankara’s relations with the bloc and one senior Turkish …
As Turkish protests drag on, the country?s candidacy for the European Union is increasingly in doubt.