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Chicago-based Niagara Foundation’s assets frozen because of links with US based cleric Fethullah Gulen, a fierce rival of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I24NEWS Citing terror links, Turkey freezes assets of 770 individuals, US group Reuters December 24, 2021 Turkey has frozen the assets of a total of 770 people and a US-based foundation on the grounds of terrorism financing, a ruling published … Continue reading

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Israeli couple recount their ordeal after returning home from Turkish prison

ARUTZ SHEVA Natali Oknin: I keep kosher, all I ate was bread and water by Staff November 18, 2021 Natali and Mordy Oknin, the Israeli couple who were released from Turkish prison and allowed to return to Israel on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Turkish president believes Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem illegitimate

JNS Erdoğan again has his eyes set on Jerusalem by Nadav Shragai March 1, 2021 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s decision to change the name of the Directorate of Religious Affairs to the “Directorate of Jerusalem and Umrah Affairs” isn’t … Continue reading

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“Amid multiple reports of covert overtures between nations, some analysts see Ankara as seeking to start off relations with new, less friendly US administration on the right foot”

TIMES OF ISRAEL After years of acrimony, Turkey’s Erdogan says he’d like better ties with Israel by TOI staff December 25, 2020 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he wished to improve ties with Israel, after long years of making … Continue reading

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“Erdoğan needs epic stories of military might against real or fabricated foreign enemies to tell an increasing number of grudging voters in the face of an ailing economy”

GATESTONE Erdoğan Needs New Enemies by Burak Bekdil August 22, 2020 …Most recently, condemning the historic normalization deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Erdoğan said that “because we stand by Palestine,” he is considering withdrawing Turkey’s ambassador … Continue reading

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Young Turks want to leave Turkey, irrespective of their political leanings

GATESTONE INSTITUTE Turkey’s Brain Drain: Why Youths See No Future There by Burak Bekdil August 1, 2020 Turkey’s Islamist president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, once declared his political mission as “raising devout (Muslim) generations.” Research in recent years has shown that … Continue reading

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“Tens of thousands of these migrants were given free bus rides from Istanbul to Turkey’s land borders with Bulgaria and Greece”

GATESTONE Europe Must Not Fall Victim to Erdoğan’s Blackmail by Burak Bekdil March 6, 2020 Turkey’s Islamist strongman, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has threatened Europe several times with “sending millions of refugees your way.” Turkey would apparently like to see … Continue reading

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“Israel’s two most formidable adversaries have both come up short in their quests for regional domination, and Israel is reaping the rewards of their losses”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) The massive – but reversible – defeats of Iran and Turkey by Caroline Glick February 21, 2020 Two weeks ago, Netanyahu held a previously unannounced meeting in Uganda with Sudanese President Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman … Continue reading

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#BDSFail Anti-Israel activists fail to convince ICC that Israel is guilty of “war crimes”

JEWISH PRESS ICC Again Rejects Petition to Probe Israel for War Crimes in 2010 Mavi Marmara Incident By Aryeh Savir December 3, 2019 The chief prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has once again refused to launch an investigation … Continue reading

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Trump’s “red carpet for Erdogan is unjustified until he ceases Turkey’s malign activities rather than covering them up”

FDD POLICY BRIEF Erdogan to visit White House after welcoming Iranian terrorist to Turkey by Toby Dershowitz November 12, 2019 President Donald Trump will host Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House tomorrow; the timing of Erdogan’s visit … Continue reading

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