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The Felicity Party (Saadet Partisi) is a Turkish political party of strongly Islamist views, often seen as the main voice of sensitive Muslims in Turkey. Turkey is a secular, republican parliamentary democracy. ... Presidential flag of Turkey. ... There have been ten Presidents of the Republic of Turkey since its inception. ... Ahmet Necdet Sezers mom (born September 13, 1941 in Afyonkarahisar) is the tenth and current President of the Republic of Turkey. ... This is a chronological list of every government formed by the Prime Ministers of the Republic of Turkey. ... Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (born February 26, 1954), became the Prime Minister of Turkey on March 14, 2003. ... The Grand National Assembly (Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi in Turkish) is the unicameral parliament of Turkey which carries out legislative functions. ... Bülent Arınç (1948) is a Turkish politician and the 22nd Speaker of the Parliament of Turkey. ... Political parties in Turkey lists political parties in Turkey. ... Elections in Turkey gives information on election and election results in Turkey. ... The next Turkish president will be elected by parliament in May 2007. ... Turkeys 16th general election is scheduled to be held on 4 November 2007, at the end of a full five-year term. ... Foreign relations of the Republic of Turkey are primarily with the Western world and its neigboring countries. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The National Security Council (Milli Güvenlik Kurulu (MGK) in Turkish) is a powerful body that unites the top civilian and military leaders, and issues ‘recommendations’ to the government upon all matters vaguely defined as touching on the security of the state of the Turkish Republic. ... It has been suggested that Human rights of Kurdish people in Turkey be merged into this article or section. ... // Since the establishment of the republic in 1923, there has been a strong tradition of secularism in Turkey. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Provinces of Turkey are called iller in Turkish (singular is il, see Turkish alphabet for capitalization of i). ... The provinces of Turkey are divided into 923 districts (ilçeler; sing. ... Below each region you will find associated Cities with the region. ... Information on politics by country is available for every country, including both de jure and de facto independent states, inhabited dependent territories, as well as areas of special sovereignty. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 80 × 80 pixelsFull resolution (80 × 80 pixel, file size: 1 KB, MIME type: image/gif) This is a logo of an organization, item, or event, and is protected by copyright and/or trademark. ... Islamism is a political ideology derived from the conservative religious views of Muslim fundamentalism. ...


It was founded on 20 July 2001 by the members of the Virtue Party. July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Fazilet Partisi Virtue Party (Turkish: Fazilet Partisi) was a political party in Turkey. ...


Although an Islamist party, its policy platform covers the whole span of political issues in Turkey.


The Felicity Party has not been particularly successful electorally, polling just 2.5% of the vote in the 3 November 2002 general elections, thereby failing to pass the 10% threshold necessary to gain representation in the Turkish Grand National Assembly. It was more slightly more successful in the local elections of 29 March 2004, winning 4.1% of the vote and a number of mayoralties, although none of any particular significance. November 3 is the 307th day of the year (308th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 58 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The Grand National Assembly (Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi in Turkish) is the unicameral parliament of Turkey which carries out legislative functions. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (89th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Felicity Party's vote has been weakened by the success of the moderately Islamic Justice and Development Party government, although it has repeatedly condemned the Turkish government's desire to join the European Union, military ties with Israel and the United States. It has argued that Turkey must adapt its military and foreign policy stance to meet what it argues are increasing threats coming from the West to all Muslim countries. The Justice and Development Party (Turkish: Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi or AKP, or AK Parti[1]) is a right-wing, moderately conservative Turkish political party. ... The West can refer to : The U.S. West or the American West The Western world, or Western Civilization. ...


The Felicity Party was founded by the support of veteran politician Necmettin Erbakan, and its policy platform is based strongly around his ideas and philosophy. It remains an important party, despite its relative electoral weakness, due to its strong grassroots organizational in comparison with other political parties in Turkey. Necmettin Erbakan Prof. ...


The Felicity Party works both as a political party and an enormous social organization. It has party branches in nearly every discrict, small town and city in the country. In the past it has organized demonstrations on a wide range of issues, often involving tens or hundreds of thousands of participants. Thousands of protesters joined SP organized demonstrations against the 2004 attack on Fallujah, the "occupation of Palestine" and recently against the depictions of the Prophet Muhammed in newspapers around the world. Combatants United States Iraqi Security Forces Iraqi insurgents Tawhid wal Jihad Commanders Maj. ... The occupation of Palestine is a hotly disputed issue in the ongoing Arab-Israeli conflict. ... The controversial cartoons of Muhammad, as they were first published in Jyllands-Posten in September 2005. ...


See also

Turkey is a secular, republican parliamentary democracy. ... Political parties in Turkey lists political parties in Turkey. ...

External links

  • Official home page (in Turkish)
  • Official web site

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Felicity Party (Turkey) (332 words)
The Felicity Party (Saadet Partisi) is a Turkish political party of strongly Islamist views, often seen as the main voice of sensitive muslims in Turkey.
The Felicity Party has not been particularly successful electorally, polling just 2.5% of the vote in the 3 November 2002 general elections, thereby failing to pass the 10% threshold necessary to gain representation in the Turkish Grand National Assembly.
The Felicity Party was founded by veteran politician Necmettin Erbakan, and its policy platform is based strongly around his ideas and philosophy.
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