Turkey to naturalise some Syrian, Iraqi refugees
Erdogan says some refugees are ‘highly qualified people among them, there are engineers, lawyers, doctors.’
Turkey dismisses thousands in new wave of coup purges
Array - 2017-01-15
Dismissals are permitted under state of emergency, which was extended by another three months in October.
The Arab Weekly staff
Erdogan urges Turks to convert foreign currencies into lira
Turkish President suggests that there are forces ‘playing games’ against Turkey, which Turks could counter by changing their money.
Harvey Morris - 27/11/2016
Yavuz Baydar - 27/11/2016
Australia seeks extradition of most wanted ISIS suspect from Turkey
Government statement says Canberra has worked with Ankara on Prakash's arrest and would collaborate further on extradition process.
Thomas Seibert - 20/11/2016
Ercan Gurses and Orhan Coskun - 20/11/2016
Germany favours continued EU talks with Turkey
Steinmeier says it is up to Turkey to decide whether to advance its bid on joining EU, reaffirming Berlin's ‘serious concern’ at crackdown after failed coup.
Yavuz Baydar - 13/11/2016
Francis Ghilès - 13/11/2016
Gabriela Baczynska and Tulay Karadeniz - 13/11/2016
Relations tense as EU warns Turkey to decide on membership
Enlargement commissioner tells European lawmakers 28-nation union has ‘serious concerns’ about crackdown launched by Erdogan.
Sabahat Khan - 06/11/2016