Erdoğan meddles with coalition talks, demands early elections, says his only concern is Presidency- no Islam…

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has signaled the possibility of a snap election, noting that the country will need to go to the polls once more if ongoing coalition talks do not bear fruit
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said his only concern is Islam, while slamming the defenders of terrorists and atheists in Turkey
Turkey’s decision to take a more active role in the fight against the Islamic State has won broad backing, but its renewed conflict with Kurdish opponents has raised thorny questions.
Parliament must strip the immunity from prosecution of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) lawmakers and make them “pay the price” for links to “terrorist groups,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said as the government increases its attacks on the Kurdish movement
Turkey’s Fight Against ISIS Explained

Questions and answers about Turkey’s cooperation with the United States in confronting the Islamic State militant group and trying to address the Syrian conflict.

NATO gave Turkey its full political support in fighting militants in Syria and Iraq at an emergency meeting on Tuesday (28 April) but several nations urged Ankara not to undermine the Kurdish peace process by using excessive military force.

Turkey’s Erdogan warns Kurdish fighters

Erdogan says peace process “impossible to continue” after Turkey wins NATO support for offensive against ISIL and PKK.
Major Kurdish factions

A close look at the most influential Kurdish groups in the Middle East spread over Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran.
Turkey v Islamic State v the Kurds

Turkey v Islamic State v Kurds – what’s going on?
VIDEO: Kurdish anger over Turkish tactics

The leader of the Kurdish-majority party in Turkey has told the BBC that he believes the ‘safe zone’ that Turkey and the US are creating in Syria, is an attempt by Ankara to stop Kurds from forming their own territory in northern Syria.
The strikes, which followed Turkish attacks on Islamic State targets in Syria, effectively ended a two-year cease-fire between Turkey and the Kurdistan Workers’ Party.

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