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Egypt, Turkey accuse each other of crackdown on dissent, both deemed predators of freedom
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan calls off peace process with Kurds
Erdogan and social media: use and abuse
Depreciation of Turkish lira forces Erdogan to seek regional truce
Turkish President’s policies are believed to play part in economic turmoil
Ahmed Mamdouh
December 27, 2021
Opinion| Erdogan’s policies and the collapse of Turkish lira
In fact, the ruling party in Ankara stands against the independence of the central bank’s decisions, and always seeks to reduce the interest rates on loans. On the one hand, the ruling party believes that lowering the interest rate on loans will attract more investment. On the other hand, in contrast, the central bank keeps its interest high to ensure the permanence of its profits and the profits of the banking sector. This difference of views turned into a clear hostility between the two sides.
Marwa El- Shinawy
November 24, 2021
US voices strong opposition to Erdoğan’s meeting with Hamas leadership
The statement added that Hamas has been designated a terrorist organisation by the US and European Union (EU), and that both officials hosted by President Erdoğan are Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGTs).
Daily News Egypt
August 25, 2020
Erdogan’s ex-ally Ali Babacan to launch new party this week
The announcement came eight months after Babacan resigned from Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party (JDP), where he said last July that he had left due to “deep disagreements” over its direction, and revealed his intentions to establish a new party.
Omnia Rizk
March 10, 2020
Erdogan discusses Syria’s invasion with Putin, Tusk calls on Turkey to pull out troops
Al Assad is ready to support any popular resistance against Turkish invasion
Bassant Mohammed
October 22, 2019
Syrian army regains control over Khan Shaykhun, Erdogan to visit Moscow
The General Command of the Syrian Army announced that its forces took control of Morek and other nearby towns including Kafr Zita and strategic points in Hama and Idleb, after inflicting heavy losses upon militants, according to Syrian Arab News Agency. 
Bassant Mohammed
August 24, 2019
Opposition candidate Imamoglu wins local municipal elections re-run
March elections declared invalid following narrow victory of opposition candidate
Daily News Egypt
June 23, 2019
Jamal Khashoggi: case resurfaces
‘Both Mohammed bin Salman, his US allies will prevent this from happening at UN,’ says Professor
Fatma Lotfi
June 23, 2019
Egyptian political parties denounce rhetoric of Turkish officials
Erdogan has held the Egyptian state responsible for the death of former President Mohamed Morsi last Monday
Daily News Egypt
June 21, 2019
Erdogan calls for ‘careful’ US withdrawal from Syria ahead of Trump adviser’s visit
Decision was widely criticised by US allies in Europe
Daily News Egypt
January 8, 2019
How Erdogan fills a political gap for German-Turks
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to Germany for a controversial state visit. Despite his authoritarian style, many German-Turks continue to cheer him on. Cabaret artist Fatih Çevikkollu tells DW why.DW: You like to introduce yourself to audiences as a German-Turkish artist from the Cologne district of Nippes. Why? Fatih Çevikkollu: Well, because that pretty …
September 27, 2018
Op-ed review: Turkish crisis, Egypt’s real estate tax
Several writers commented on real estate taxes, which government is aiming to collect soon
Amira El-Fekki
August 15, 2018
Erdogan: Turkey can do without US electronic goods
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned his country would boycott electronic goods from the United States in retaliation for recent sanctions imposed by Washington over the detention of an American pastor.The Turkish president has repeatedly been photographed while using Apple products such as iPhones and iPads. And he made his now famous speech on …
August 14, 2018
Erdogan warns of ‘economic war’ as Turkish lira carnage spooks global markets
The Turkish lira crash is threatening to turn into a debt and liquidity crisis with no end in sight. Instead of acting, the Turkish leadership has warned of an “economic war.”Turkey is in the throes of a full-blown currency crisis, with little sign that the government has a plan to deal with one of the …
August 11, 2018
Erdogan announces early presidential, parliamentary elections in June
Elections are first to be called early in Turkey since 2002
Daily News Egypt
April 18, 2018
Putin, Erdogan launch Turkey’s first nuclear power plant
The start of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant is another sign of cozy relations between Turkey and Russia. Turkish, Russia and Iranian leaders are to hold a summit on Syria.Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday took part in a symbolic ceremony marking the construction of Turkey’s first nuclear power …
April 3, 2018
Op-ed review: Erdogan criticised, Turkey sheltering ‘enemies’ of Egypt
Private newspaper’s chairperson slams arrested ex-auditor Hisham Geneina
Amira El-Fekki
February 14, 2018
Turkey’s NATO officials seek asylum in Germany amid Erdogan crackdown
The majority of Turkish officials, reported to be military employees at NATO bases in Germany, have refused to return to Ankara despite orders.
November 17, 2016
Egypt, Turkey accuse each other of crackdown on dissent, both deemed predators of freedom
Erdogan has explicitly disclosed his opposing stance towards the current Egyptian regime, saying that it resulted from a “military coup”
Toqa Ezzidin
November 13, 2016
Erdoğan’s comment contradicts with Turkish efforts to improve relations: FM
The ministry refrained from commenting on Erdoğan’s statements that labeled the 30 June uprising a military coup
Daily News Egypt
October 4, 2016
Turkey will normalise relations if Egypt releases Morsi, allies from prison: Erdogan
The Turkish president said that Egypt should rectify the military coup that happened on 30 June 2013
Toqa Ezzidin
October 3, 2016
Erdogan: Wedding suicide bomber was child ‘between 12 and 14’
Turkish President Erdogan has said the suicide bomber who attacked a wedding party in southeastern Turkey was a child as young as 12 years old.
August 21, 2016
Erdoğan v Gulen: power struggle comes full circle in Turkish soccer
Politics’ incestuous relationship with soccer came full circle this week with the mass resignation of executives from the Turkish football federation and the firing of scores of officials, including referees, as part of the government’s witch-hunt against followers of controversial Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen and other government critics. Intended to facilitate the weeding out of …
James Dorsey
August 10, 2016
‘Lonely’ Erdogan turns his face back to Russia
Meeting of the Turkish and Russian leaders put an end to tension between the two countries. Both Erdogan and Putin are eyeing rapprochement. However, energy expert Necdet Pamir is skeptical of the promises made.
August 10, 2016
Ankara-Moscow pivot: a new era begins
Presidents Erdogan and Putin will be drafting a new joint road map in St. Petersburg. In return for Erdogan’s call for more trade, Putin may ask Ankara to jump start ties with Syria, Aram Duran reports from Istanbul.
August 8, 2016
Opinion: Erdogan, Putin and the touchy Turkish Stream
The presidents of Russia and Turkey are expected to repair relations and revive a gas pipeline project at a meeting in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. There is, however, one key issue on the table, DW’s Andrey Gurkov writes.
August 7, 2016
Crowds gather in Istanbul for massive pro-Erdogan rally
The Turkish president has called on participants to bring the national flag to show support for a “single motherland.” The rally is expected to cap nightly pro-democracy demonstrations in the wake of a failed coup.
August 7, 2016
In Turkey real and imagined threats go back to the joint past of the AKP and the Gülen movement
Behind Turkey’s failed July coup lies a power struggle between Erdogan and the shadowy network of his former ally. The intra-Islamic and nationalist power struggle is shaping the future of the country.
July 27, 2016
The Turkish coup and the mania of cockfighting fans in Egypt
The failed coup in Turkey has revealed an imbalance in the way of thinking between Islamist elites, the political Islamic current, and the military state in Egypt. If you take one look at the logic by which these “teams” analyse and react to recent events through traditional media platforms and social media networks, you will …
Walaa Gad Elkarim
July 24, 2016
In Cartoon: Erdogan and the Turkish army
Mohamed Nour
July 22, 2016

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