Detractors fear more a powerful president Erdogan

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan wave to supporters after a rally in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 (photo credit: AP/Burhan Ozbilici)

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan wave to supporters after a rally in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014   (photo credit: AP/Burhan Ozbilici)

Turkey’s dominant leader says he will resurrect presidency’s dormant powers, which include right to preside over cabinet meetings

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Turkish PM accuses Israel of ‘state terrorism’

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (photo credit: AFP/Adem Altan/File)

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (photo credit: AFP/Adem Altan/File)

Erdogan, expected to host Mahmoud Abbas on Friday, says normalization with Jewish state is ‘out of the question’

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