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Turkey's Erdogan Serves as Best Man at Soccer Star Ozil's Wedding

Turkey's Erdogan Serves as Best Man at Soccer Star Ozil's Wedding

Breitbart - 2019-06-12 10:54

Turkey\'s Erdogan Serves as Best Man at Soccer Star Ozil\'s Wedding - Breitbart

Turkey’s opposition wins rerun of Istanbul’s mayoral election

E-Kurd - 2019-06-24 00:23
ISTANBUL,— The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party’s 25-year hold on Turkey’s biggest city ...

Voting begins in Turkey’s re-do Istanbul elections

Waar Media - 2019-06-23 14:00
WAAR_DUHOK Polling started on Sunday for Turkey’s re-run local elections to elect a new mayor for Istanbul. Voting started at 8.00 a.m local time (0500GMT) and will continue through 5.00 p.m. local time (1400GMT) in 31,342 ballot boxes across 39 district ...

Turkey’s unemployment rate fell to 14.1 percent

ANF - 2019-06-18 08:48
Turkey’s unemployment rate fell to 14.1 percent in the February-April 2019 period from 10.1 percent in the same period of the previous year. ...

Turkey Expects Russian S-400s Delivery by July: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-06-16 14:55
ERBIL — Turkey expects the Russian-made S-400 missile defense systems to be delivered by July this year, said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey’s purchase of S-400 missile system from Russia has put Ankara and Washington in odds recently, with the ...

Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1

ANF - 2019-06-15 11:19
Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1 from Ba3 and maintained a negative outlook. ...

Controversial Turkey president Erdogan best man at Mesut Ozil's wedding -

Independent - 2019-06-11 22:22

Turkey’s top diplomat in oath-taking of KRG president

Waar Media - 2019-06-10 16:11
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s foreign minister attended Monday the oath-taking ceremony of Nechirvan Barzani as the new president elect of Iraq’s Kurdish region in Erbil. On a trip to Iraq to take part in the swearing-in ceremony of Barzani, the president of Kurdi ...

Erdoğan best man at footballer Mesut Özil’s wedding – POLITICO

Politico - 2019-06-10 06:05

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil gets married with Turkish President Erdogan as best man

Telegraph - 2019-06-08 23:24

Kurdish parties issue statement on Turkey’s invasion attacks

ANF - 2019-06-08 14:42
Kurdish political parties in Northern and Eastern Syria issued a statement on the Turkish state’s attacks against Southern Kurdistan. The statement said Turkish state serves radical forces with their attacks. ...

Turkey’s Erdogan acts as witness at Mesut Ozil’s wedding

Waar Media - 2019-06-08 14:14
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish–German striker Mesut Ozil tied the knot with Amine Gulse on Friday in Istanbul. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and First Lady Emine Erdogan served as marriage witnesses at the football star’s wedding. Many statesmen and prominent figur ...

Shengal institutions protest the murder of Yazidi man

ANF - 2019-06-07 14:47
Institutions in Shengal issued a statement against the murder of Emin Salih as a result of Turkish state attacks and called on Iraq and Kurdistan Regional Government to object to Turkey’s attacks. ...

Turkey’s arms diplomacy

Seth Frantzman - 2019-05-29 14:32
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Recent reports that Turkey transferred arms to Idlib and armored vehicles to Libya show how Turkey’s diplomacy is also one of arming regional allies. In this […] ...