Inside the Middle East
June 13, 2011
Posted: 901 GMT

The party of Turkey's ruling prime minister sailed to an easy victory in parliamentary elections on Sunday, winning a third term in office with 49.9% of the vote with 99.9% of the votes counted.

But marring the night, an unknown number of people were wounded at a post-election party.

For nearly a decade, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dominated Turkish politics while also defining his country's assertive new role as an economic and diplomatic power in the region.

Campaigning on his record of unprecedented economic stability and prosperity during nine years in power, Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP) succeeded in slightly increasing his mandate. The AKP won 49.9% of the vote, an increase of nearly 4 percentage points from the party's performance in the 2007 parliamentary election.

"We are thrilled after winning one out of every two voters' votes in the country," Erdogan said late Sunday night.

In a victory speech delivered from the balcony of his party headquarters in Ankara, Erdogan made a pledge to serve all Turks, regardless of ethnicity or religious sect. Read more...

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Ariely   June 14th, 2011 2:23 pm ET

Extracts from Erdugan victory election speech:

-Kosovo should be happy like Istanbul
-Beirut should be happy like Ankara
-Damascus should be happy like Antalya
-Ramallah should be happy like Turkey.

He didn't say that all Turkey neighbor countries should be happy.
(Greece, Serbia,Armenia,Bulgaria)
Erdugan defines his Islamist strategy.
Under Erdogan and following Obama visit to Istanbul supports;
Iran Islamism- Hamas and Hisbulla terrorists

In last NATO summit was against naming Iran as the reason of investing in new anti missile system.

*Sorkozy named Iran as the treat only following the NATO summit.

*Erdogan supports IHH
*IHH supports Jihadist groups in: Syria-Afghanistan-Iraq- Chechnya-Algeria.
*IHH has sent several convoys to Islamist terrorists in Iraq Fallujiah Triangle.
*Danish Institute for international Studies: IHH is connected to Al Qaeda.
In IHH offices Explosives,terror instruction manuals, weapons and Improvised explosive documents have been founded
*French intelligence report: IHH transfers firearms and money to Islamist terrorists to shelter apartments in various EU countries.
IHH produce false documents which facilitated air travel by Islamist terrorists.
IHH was connected to the Islamist terror attack attempt at Los Angeles Airport.
*Erdugan was funded several times by IHH.
!!!! Tell me who are your friends and I will tell you who are you!!!

SNA   June 16th, 2011 7:33 pm ET

You guys are really frightened monkeys, aren’t you?
The real progress and domination of Al-Islam has not yet started and you are trembling like a wet cat. What you are witnessing, my fellow resident of this planet, is the tip of the ice berg. It is inevitable for the world to see the glory of Islam very soon (God willing), and no one can change it whether they like or not, it is the decree of the Creator.
And, write it down on paper or stone if you wish, when the world is in control of Al-Islam all living beings (inclusive of people belonging to other faiths) will co-exist peacefully without any fear. Fear will be for only those immoral rotten eggs who do not respect the natural laws, doesn’t matter which religion they belong to.....until then peace.

Serdar   June 16th, 2011 10:20 pm ET

Ariely, would you like this tin foil hat?

Ariely   June 20th, 2011 5:08 am ET

For people that don't know the basics of SNA comment:
Knowledge is power!
Read the ideology book of all Islamist groups.
Sheik Abu-Bakar Naji book "Governance in the Wilderness" (Edarat al-Wahsh)
In-vision the future by yourself!

*NO one should feel safe without submitting to Islam,
Those who refuse to submit must pay a high price.
Islamic movement must be global- fighting everywhere, all the time, and on all fronts
*low-intensity war be extended to anywhere in the world with a significant Muslim presence.

* Islamists in infidel countries must create parallel societies alongside existing ones, under the very noses of the authorities
Operating as secret societies with their own rules, values and enforcement.
* The Muslims should live a distinctly Islamic appearance, by imposing special styles of dress for women and beards for men. Then they will start imposing the shariah., effectively taking the areas out of government control.
* Terror countless small operations that render daily life unbearable,
* The "infidel," leaving his home every morning, should be unsure whether he'll return in the evening
* Recommended are kidnappings, holding of hostages use of women and children as human shields, exhibition killings to terrorize the enemy, suicide bombings to make normal life impossible for the "infidel" and Muslim collaborators.
* "The West has no stomach for a long fight.
The only Western power still capable of resisting is the United States,
*Western civilization lacks the will for a long war.
The "infidel" loves life and treats it as an endless feast.
Jihadists have to ruin that feast.

Its last bastion, America, lacks the will for a long war.

LINDEN   June 21st, 2011 3:29 am ET

you guys realy talking abouth bold sheets things,you hope that every thing is very easy or to do something is so samles,you know not,i dont understand that to israily guys every time they are crying about islam and terrorism,but they are forgeting their history,how is israil come to the meadleast off course by beatle with arabic peoble so the israily peoble why blame to the plestanian today about teror and war? because of israil toght this way to them,finally i dont care the israil peoble complain,up to you every dayyou can keel each other for us no problem,i know one day you guys stops to the keeling eachother....

LINDEN   June 21st, 2011 3:38 am ET

why the peoble every day acusing to islamic peoble about the terror ? why they don't usk to theyself what are the peoble demand them,do you think all these peoble crazy or stupid,they don't know nothing abouth the to day word ? off course every human knows every things,but big power countryies dont want to share wellnes to them,they are demand dayby day more and more,this is no good regime and rules for poor countryies,so they are fighting against to emperior countryies with every way....

tony   June 21st, 2011 5:40 pm ET

very shrewd move by ruling party.the economy is booming.according to bbc report .reporters not allowed to report anything negative about turkey or they will lose their jobs.also phone taps of all media.turkey is also suppling iran with petrol against economic rules applied to iran.another country besides lebanon lost to the free world.

miriam   June 22nd, 2011 1:39 pm ET


Perhaps it hasn't occured to you that "Israeli guys" might know their history and the history of the Jewish people, unlike the fiction and non-truths that others try to pretend are fact.

Perhaps it's worth considering how Arabs came to live outside Arabia, or how Islam spread around the world, or who exactly blows themselves up in cafes, discos, trains, buses...... in Israel, London, Madrid, Pakistan, Amman, Bali, Moscow...
The truth, not the conspiracy.

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