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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Faruk Acar is at the head of the ANDY –AR polling company, which has had some of the closest estimates of the succesive elections. As someone who took part in the yes campaign, he has direct access to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
“From Beirut to Tripoli, in many areas in the Middle East, Arabs have been campaigning on social media for Recep Tayyip Erdoğan,” Janna Jabbour told France 24.
Polls conducted over the last few years on Turkish society’s sociological profile reveal that at least 60 percent of the population is made up of pious, conservative and nationalist people.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) received 49.50 percent of the votes in the Nov. 1, 2016, general elections, while the opposition Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) received 11.90 percent
In contrast to the many modern, huge (and ugly) municipality buildings in Istanbul, Edirne has a small but historic central municipality building. A picture of the members of the municipality’s assembly dating from 1902 shows 12 members: Six Muslim and six non-Muslim
In a few months’ time, a year will have been passed since Turkey’s failed military coup attempt.
Listening to some of the statements from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s advisers, or some pro-government commentators, you may find them absurd or even surreal.
It is not hard to find Turkish diplomats who use extremely critical rhetoric for the “German deep state.”
“My son got a divorce from his wife and since then their relationship has improved. Once they were spared the responsibilities of marriage, they started to get along better.”
It goes without saying that every Western diplomatic mission in Turkey must have reviewed security measures around their compounds - not only after intensified threats from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) but also after the failed July 15 coup, which saw a rise in anti–Western feelings here.
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