2013 protests in Turkey: Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called protestors "a handful of looters".
Sources: Fox News
Sources: Fox News
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan inaugurates the Taksim Mosque in Istanbul. Its construction was considered controversial as its location was considered to be secular space, with earlier plans to build it near Gezi Park contributing to protests in 2013.
After meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Turkey has agreed to a five-day ceasefire in Syria while the United States helps facilitate the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters.
Voters head to the polls in Turkey to vote on metropolitan and district municipal mayors along with provincial and municipal councillors. The election is believed to be contested on challenging the current President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan calls for new elections after a deadline to form a new government following an inconclusive election in June. [http:--www.hawaiinewsnow.com-story-29862430-turkeys-president-calls-new-election-after-deadline-passes (AP via "Hawaii News Now")]date=August 2019
Following Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's denunciation of Twitter as a "menace to society", police arrest 25 people on charges relating to the use of social media to speak ill of the government.
Prime Minister of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan gives a televised speech in which he states that he does not view Hamas as a terrorist organization, but as "resistance fighters who are struggling to defend their land". Thousands of people rally at a memorial service in Istanbul for one of those killed in the raid.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan flies to Tehran to join talks also attended by President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva aimed at convincing Iran of the advantages of sending its nuclear material abroad for processing to ease fears from the West that Iran wants to build a bomb.