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Turkey's President Calls US Indictments of His Guards a 'Scandal' - New York Times

Turkey's president denounced what he called the “scandalous” American judicial system on Friday, responding to new indictments of his bodyguards over a brawl during his visit to Washington in May. The remarks in Istanbul by the president, Recep Tayyip ...and more »

Two more Germans detained in Turkey on 'political' grounds - Middle East Eye

Two more German citizens have been arrested in Turkey "for political reasons", Berlin said on Friday, bringing the total number of German political prisoners in Turkish custody to 12. "On 31 August, two German nationals were detained in Turkey for ...and more »

Analysis: Turkey Seeks Iran 'Alliance' against Kurds as US Pull Wanes - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

The symbolism was huge, as was the message that followed: the highest level talks in almost 40 years between Turkish and Iranian military commanders, then an announcement by Turkey's president of a new “alliance.” After Hulusi Akar and Mohammad Hossein ...and more »

Erdogan: Indictment of guards in US brawl a 'scandal' - Aljazeera.com

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denounced as a "scandal" the decision by US authorities to indict his security guards who were involved in a brawl in Washington, DC, in May. "This is a complete scandal. It is a scandalous sign of how justice ...and more »

Turkey on Diplomatic Push to Close Schools Linked to Influential Cleric - Voice of America

Turkey has been pressuring countries around the world to close or hand over control of schools linked to an influential Muslim cleric who was a close ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before becoming his most worrisome foe. Influential and ...and more »

Why Turkey's president cares so much about an 11th-century battle - Washington Post

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. Readers of Today's WorldView know we've spent a fair amount ...and more »

Turkey detains two Germans in relation to Gulen probe - Aljazeera.com

Authorities in Turkey have detained two Germans of Turkish origin in the southern city of Antalya, according to Turkey's state-run media. Anadolu Agency said on Friday that the two Germans were taken into custody in relation to an investigation into ...and more »

President Erdoğan says US indictment of guards from Washington brawl a 'scandal' - Hurriyet Daily News

A U.S. decision to arrest Turkish security guards involved in a brawl in Washington in May is a scandal, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Sept. 1. “This is a complete scandal. It is a scandalous sign of how justice works in the United States ...and more »

Turkey Cozying Up to Russia and Iran - The Globalist

What does history teach us about the real prospects of closer Turkish relations with Russia and Iran? AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Reddit Share to WhatsApp Share to LinkedIn Share to Email Share to Print. By ...and more »

“One step forward, two steps back” strategy is back! - The Peninsula Qatar

Recently, Turkey hosted important official guests. First, the Iranian Chief of Staff Major General Baqeri and then the US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis made successive visits to Ankara. Meanwhile, Russia's Chief of Staff General Valeriy Gerasimov ...and more »