erdogan

TURKEY

Turkey's President Was Just Rejected by His Own Hometown

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party demanded a do-over of Istanbul's mayoral election⁠—and lost by an even wider margin the second time.
David Gilbert
6.24.19
Syria

Trump threatens to “devastate” Turkey’s economy if they attack U.S.-trained Kurds in Syria

"It is now time to bring our troops back home. Stop the ENDLESS WARS!"
David Gilbert
1.14.19
Syria

John Bolton went to Turkey to talk to Erdogan — and got snubbed

"Despite our clear agreement with Trump on U.S. withdrawal from Syria, different voices started to come out ... of the American administration.”
David Gilbert
1.8.19
Khashoggi

Saudi prince finally addresses Khashoggi murder 3 weeks later

MBS has completely distanced himself from any involvement, calling the murder "painful to all Saudis"
Emma Ockerman
10.24.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Erdoğan is happy to talk about Khashoggi, but not the hundreds of Turkish journalists he's thrown in jail

Hundreds of journalists have been imprisoned and roughly 200 media outlets shuttered under Erdoğan's watch.
Hind Hassan
10.24.18
Jamal Khashoggi

Erdogan says Khashoggi’s death was a "vicious, violent murder" — but gives the Saudi Prince a pass

The Turkish president demands the Saudis responsible are returned to stand trial.
David Gilbert
10.23.18
Jamal Khashoggi

Erdogan threatens big reveal in Khashoggi case while Saudis keep changing their story

“On Tuesday, I will tell this very differently in my parliamentary group speech.”
David Gilbert
10.22.18
Jamal Khashoggi

Trump tries to defend the Saudis — by comparing them to Brett Kavanaugh

“Here we go again with, you know, you’re guilty until proven innocent.”
David Gilbert
10.17.18
Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey is sure Saudi Arabia murdered Jamal Khashoggi — but agree to a joint probe anyway

“You can hear how he was interrogated, tortured and then murdered."
David Gilbert
10.12.18
VICE News

Turkish officials: Saudi assassins flew in to kill Jamal Khashoggi and dismembered him with a bone saw

“There is a video of the moment of him being killed.”
David Gilbert
10.10.18
TURKEY

Turkey’s currency is tanking — and Trump just made it much, much worse

“If they have dollars, we have our people, our righteousness and our God."
David Gilbert
8.10.18
erdogan

How Erdoğan gained near-absolute power in Turkey

A look at how leaders around the world rule and maintain power.
Milena Mikael-Debass
7.16.18
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