Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey Issues Arrest Warrant for Mob Boss YouTube Star

Flamboyant Turkish mobster and YouTube sensation Sedat Peker apparently reached the limits of his government’s patience on Thursday, as Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu – a frequent target of Peker’s dirt-dishing videos – filed a lawsuit against him, prompting a warrant for his arrest from the Ankara public prosecutor’s office.

A photograph taken on May 26, 2021 in Istanbul shows on a mobile phone Sedat Peker speaking on his youtube channel. - Millions of Turks have been glued to their screens, watching a mobster tell wild stories about international drug smuggling, murders and the murky ties between politicians and the …

Erdogan: Biden Has ‘Bloody Hands’ on Israel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday accused Israel of being a “terror state” and said U.S. President Joe Biden is “writing history with blood on his hands” for signing a recent arms deal with the Israelis.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pictured during a visit to Hungary earlier in November 2019

NATO Chief Has ‘Serious Concerns’ About Turkey

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told the European Parliament on Monday he has “serious concerns” about the Turkish government’s behavior on various issues, “ranging from the eastern Mediterranean, the Turkish decision to buy the Russian air defense system S-400 or related to democratic rights in Turkey.”

BERLIN, GERMANY - AUGUST 26: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks to the media upon his arrival at a meeting of European Union member states defence ministers on August 26, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. The meeting, which is taking place as part of Germany's head of the rotating presidency of …