Tag: Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, centre, accompanied by his wife Emine, right, waves to supporters as he walks in the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia an UNESCO world heritage site and one of Istanbul's main tourist attractions, in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, Saturday, March 31, 2018. Turkey's president has recited …

Erdogan Recites Islamic Prayer in Hagia Sophia on Easter Weekend

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan led an audience at what was billed as a classical Turkish art event in reciting a Quranic prayer at the Hagia Sophia on Saturday, dedicating it to “Istanbul’s conquerer,” Ottoman Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror.

People walk by a bust of Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, at the school that will be the polling station where Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will vote later in the day, in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, June 7, 2015. Turkey is holding Sunday a general election and approximately 56 …

Erdogan: Atatürk Reforms ‘Destroyed’ the Turkish Language

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan railed on Thursday against the modern Turkish language, lamenting that “unpleasant, dull and soulless words” had entered it when Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Atatürk ordered reforms to formalize the Ottoman dialects.

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Erdogan: Atatürk Would Say ‘Yes’ to Expanded Presidential Power in Turkey

During an interview Monday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan argued that the founder of the Turkish Republic, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, would vote “yes” in the upcoming referendum to expand Erdoğan’s presidential power by abolishing the Prime Minister’s office and replacing it with a vice president, among other reforms.

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Gorka: Radical Islam Has Grown ‘Much, Much Stronger’ Since 9/11

On Monday’s Breitbart News Daily, SiriusXM host Alex Marlow asked for Deputy Assistant to the President Dr. Sebastian Gorka’s assessment of radical Islam and its position in the world today, compared to its influence on the morning of September 11, 2001. “Is radical Islam stronger now as a movement, or has it been weakened since 9/11?” he aske