Topic: Turkey Election

By Amberin Zaman ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — As Turkey heads for a runoff election in two weeks, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan proved once again that he and his Justice and Development Party (AKP) remain unbeatable, leaving the[...]

By Evren Balta ISTANBUL (Middle East Eye) — Turkish citizens are getting ready to vote in presidential and parliamentary elections on May 14 for what may be the nation’s most critical, and certainly one of the most competitive,[...]

By Andrew Wilks ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — Turkish authorities banned the commemoration of the 1915 Armenian Genocide for the second year running Monday in a decision condemned as “unacceptable” by organizers. The blocking of a memorial[...]

ANKARA (Greek City Times) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he has closed his doors to US ambassador to Ankara Jeff Flake following his meeting with opposition leader Kemal Kiliçdaroglu. “What is (US President Joe)[...]

By Andrew Wilks ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — With Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections less than six weeks away on May 14, public opinion polls are showing a tight contest between the two dominant candidates President Recep[...]

By Carlotta Gall ISTANBUL (New York Times) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey suffered the biggest defeat of his political career on Sunday, June 23, as his candidate for Istanbul mayor conceded defeat in a repeat election. The[...]