As Erdoğan makes Iran the new enemy over Yemen… Council of Europe official condemns Turkey’s sentencing of cartoonists

Erdoğan told France 24 that Ankara may consider providing ‘logistical support’ to the Saudi-led military mission launched overnight in Yemen
Erdoğan’s wealth
Today’s Zaman
Turkey’s embattled President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s massive personal and family wealth, which has been accumulated over the span of two decades since he became the mayor of İstanbul, the largest city in the country, is the most important dynamic in
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Iran on Thursday of trying to dominate the Middle East and said its efforts have begun annoying Ankara, as well as Saudi Arabia and Gulf Arab countries.
A CoE official has expressed concern over an increase in the number of criminal cases for alleged insults against Erdoğan
A man has been sentenced to 13 years and nine months in prison after taking down a Turkish flag during a protest in Diyarbakır
Penguen humor magazine reacted to the court ruling that its caricaturists were punished, wishing it to be the “last example of efforts to turn down free thought”.
Turkey says US-led programme to train Syrian opposition experiences ‘minor delay’

A US-led programme to train Syrian opposition forces to fight ISIL militants has experienced ‘a minor delay’, Çavuşoğlu said
Defamation suits and arrests targeting journalists threaten Turkey’s democracy, a special report released March 27 by the Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI) has concluded.
A number of forested bays in one of Turkey’s most beautiful coastal idylls will be opened to tender by the Forestry and Waterworks Ministry, though many locals are opposed to the move
Istanbul (AFP) – Turkey could provide “logistical” support for Saudi Arabia’s operation against Iran-allied Huthi rebels in Yemen, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday, slamming Tehran’s involvement in the region.
Worshippers gathered at the Great Synagogue in Turkey’s northwestern province of Edirne early on March 26, for the first prayer service at the renovated historic site in 46 years
A sizable number of opponents to the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) are convinced that elections in Turkey have been rigged.
Policy Update (GPoT Center) no. 9, March 2015                                                           Türkçe Muhammed Ammash * GPoT Policy Update No. 9 briefly presents the process that took Israel to early elections, while discussing the meaning of the results for […]

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