Israeli Officials: No Agreement Yet with Turkey

Officials in Israel play down comments by Turkey's Deputy PM that a compensation deal is near.Elad Benari, 3/26/2014, 4:44 AM

Obama and Erdogan Discuss Turkey-Israel Normalization

U.S. President Barack Obama and Turkish PM Erdogan discuss "the importance" of Turkey and Israel normalizing their relations.Elad Benari, 2/20/2014, 4:42 AM

Israel Rejects Turkish Demands to Announce End to Gaza Blockade

Prime Minister's office confirms PM rejects last-minute precondition on normalization of ties between Israel and Turkey.Tova Dvorin, 2/12/2014, 7:24 PM

Erdogan: No Written Protocol? No Normalization

Turkish Prime Minister says that Israel must commit in writing to lifting the "siege" on Gaza for normalization with Turkey.Elad Benari, 2/12/2014, 2:45 AM

Turkish Jews Targeted in Terrifying Anti-Semitic Attack

Violent attack on two Jews in northwestern Turkey underscores fears for country's Jewish minority.Ari Soffer and Ege Berk Korkut, 2/10/2014, 11:39 AM

Turkish FM: Israel and Turkey Close to Normalization of Ties

Turkey and Israel are the closest they have been to a normalization of relations since the Marmara incident, says Ahmet Davutoglu.Elad Benari, 2/10/2014, 1:07 AM

Turkey's Attitude to the Holocaust is Revealing

Rifat N. Bali, expert on Turkish Jewry: " It is often repeated that the Jews who suffered from genocide themselves, are now subjecting the Palestinians to one."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 1/1/2014, 11:29 PM

Turkish Local Court Rejects Mavi Marmara Compensation Suit

Rejection may be due to improved status of Turkey-Israel relations; group which organized the incitement threatens to appeal.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2013, 10:21 PM

Israeli Carriers to Resume Flights to Turkey

Deal signed between civil aviation authorities of the two countries; Turkey agrees to uphold Israel's security standards.Tova Dvorin, 12/18/2013, 6:52 PM

Minister Peretz in Landmark Visit to Turkey

Environment Minister in Istanbul, the first official visit by an Israeli minister since the relations between the countries broke down.Elad Benari, 12/5/2013, 5:16 AM

"The MOIS Station Chief" in the White House

It seems Obama is ignoring the alleged betrayal of US and Israel by Turkey. What can explain that? Mark Langfan, 10/22/2013, 8:14 AM

The Turkish Betrayal: Global Implications

Why was the information leaked now? Mark Silverberg, Ariel U. Policy Research Center, 10/20/2013, 11:42 PM

Turkey Blames Israel for Report on Exposed Spies

Israel might be trying to make Turkey look bad by leaking information about its intelligence chief, charge officials in Ankara.Elad Benari, 10/20/2013, 5:18 AM

Lieberman on Turkey: Let's Stop Deluding Ourselves

Senior MK “not surprised” by Turkey's blaming Israel for leak regarding alleged betrayal of Israeli agents in Iran.Gil Ronen, 10/19/2013, 9:30 PM

Turkey's Foreign Minister: We Didn't Expose Israeli Spies

Ahmet Davutoglu says a report that his country deliberately exposed Israeli spies in Iran is "just a smear campaign."Elad Benari, 10/18/2013, 4:14 AM

Report: Turkey Exposed Israeli Spy Ring in Iran

Turkish-Israel relationship so hostile that PM Erdogan deliberately exposed Israel’s Iranian agents.Maayana Miskin, 10/17/2013, 7:59 AM

Turkish Official: Normalization with Israel Soon

Turkish-Israeli talks to end a diplomatic crisis between the two countries are on track, says a Turkish official.Elad Benari, 9/8/2013, 6:02 AM

Turkey's President Invites Israeli Diplomat to Reception

Despite the still tense relations between the countries, Turkey's President invited a senior Israeli diplomat to a reception on August 30.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 4:43 AM

Turkish Airlines Investigated for Tax Fraud in Israel

Turkish Airlines' Israeli office is being investigated for alleged tax evasion amounting to over 1.5 million shekels.Elad Benari, 7/30/2013, 5:43 AM

Turkey: Israeli Compensation for Marmara Victims Not Enough

Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister says his country will not be satisfied with Israel simply paying compensation to the Marmara victims.Elad Benari, 7/25/2013, 5:46 AM

Poll: Israelis Believe Apology to Turkey Was a Mistake

71% of Israelis believe Israel's apology to Turkey was not justified, finds new poll.Elad Benari, 7/9/2013, 5:44 AM

Israel and Turkey Close to a Compensation Deal

Turkish and Israeli officials have come "close" to a deal on compensation for the 2010 raid on the Mavi Marmara.Elad Benari, 5/7/2013, 2:46 AM

Exclusive: Turkish Diplomat Points to Need for Peace With Israel

A veteran Turkish diplomat underscores the importance of renewing ties and maintaining peace with Ankara's former ally, Israel.Hana Levi Julian, 4/29/2013, 8:56 PM

Turkey Reports Progress in Talks with Israel on Marmara

"This problem will be solved at a second meeting, and if not enough, at a third one," Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister says.Elad Benari, 4/23/2013, 5:45 AM

Gantz: I Hope We Can Develop Our Relations with Turkey

“Turkey is an important country with interests that are common to those of Israel,” says IDF Chief of Staff.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2013, 3:44 AM

Turkey Denies Talking with Israel About Iran Strike

Turkey dismisses report suggesting that an Israeli delegation would hold talks about using a Turkish airbase to train for a attack in Iran.Elad Benari, 4/22/2013, 5:15 AM

Turkey, Israel to Begin Compensation Talks on Mavi Marmara

Turkey and Israel are set to begin discussions over compensation to families of nine who died during the 2010 Mavi Marmara illegal flotilla.Chana Ya'ar, 4/21/2013, 10:05 AM

Turkey Blocks Meeting of NATO Group which Includes Israel

Despite Israel’s recent apology, Turkey has declined to agree to a meeting of NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue group, which includes Israel.Elad Benari, 4/17/2013, 5:42 AM

Visit of Israeli Delegation to Turkey Postponed

An Israeli delegation’s visit to Turkey to discuss compensation for the families of the Mavi Marmara victims has been postponed.Elad Benari, 4/9/2013, 4:46 AM

Report: Kerry Will Ask Turkey To Play Role in Israel-PA Peace

John Kerry will offer Turkey to play a role in the peace process between Israel and the PA, the Turkish daily Hurriyet reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2013, 5:19 AM

Assad: Erdogan Destroying Syria by Reconciling with Israel

Syria’s President charges that the improvement in the relations between Turkey and Israel is proof that Erdogan is trying to destroy Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/5/2013, 11:05 PM

Israel: Marmara Apology Tied to Iran Nukes

Deputy Foreign Minister Elkin says restoring relations with Turkey is at top of government's agenda.Gil Ronen, 4/2/2013, 9:27 AM

Turkish Price Tag: $1 Million Per Mavi Marmara Death

Turkey demands that Israel pay $1 million in compensation for each terror activist killed on the illegal 2010 Mavi Marmara flotilla to Gaza.Chana Ya'ar, 3/27/2013, 3:36 PM

Erdogan: I Rejected Earlier Version of Apology

Erdogan tells his party that Netanyahu planned to offer a different apology, but he rejected it., 3/26/2013, 10:34 PM

Amidror: Apology to Turkey Wasn't Made Under U.S. Pressure

National Security Adviser Yaakov Amidror confirmed that the situation in Syria was the main reason for Israel’s apology to Turkey., 3/24/2013, 4:08 AM

Netanyahu: Syria Chaos a Factor in Turkey Apology

Prime Minister explains concern over Syria's WMDs and "additional regional challenges" necessitate dialogue between Israel and Turkey.Gil Ronen, 3/23/2013, 7:59 PM

Turkish FM Satisfied with Israel's Apology

Turkey got everything it wanted with Israel's apology over the Marmara incident, says Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/23/2013, 12:00 AM

Lieberman Blasts Netanyahu Over Apology to Turkey

Netanyahu's apology to Turkish PM Erdogan "harms IDF soldiers' motivation," says former Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/22/2013, 9:08 PM

Netanyahu Apologizes to Erdogan

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke by telephone on Friday.Uzi Baruch, 3/22/2013, 5:15 PM

WJC Official Cancels Participation in Event with Turkish Deputy

Erdogan’s anti-Israel statement causes WJC official to cancel his planned participation in an event attended by Turkey’s Deputy PM.Elad Benari, 3/6/2013, 5:45 AM

Kerry Says Erdogan's Comments Are 'Objectionable'

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry rejects Turkish PM’s comments against Zionism, calls on Turkey and Israel to repair their relationship.Elad Benari, 3/1/2013, 9:08 PM

Netanyahu Condemns Erdogan's Statements on Zionism

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sharply the statement by the Turkish Prime Minister comparing Zionism to fascism.Elad Benari, 3/1/2013, 2:15 AM

Erdogan Attacks Assad, Takes Shot at Israel

Turkey’s Prime Minister slams Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad for but also once again verbally attacks Israel.Elad Benari, 2/25/2013, 4:12 AM

Turkey Denies U.S. Complained Over Comments Against Israel

Turkey denies that the United States expressed concerns over remarks made by the country’s officials about alleged Israeli raid in Syria.Elad Benari, 2/8/2013, 3:15 AM

U.S. Complains to Turkey Over Comments Against Israel

The United States has filed a complaint with Turkey over its leaders’ attacks on Israel, after last week’s alleged airstrike in Syria.Elad Benari, 2/6/2013, 5:46 AM

Olmert: I Would've Apologized to Turkey

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has suggested that he would have apologized to Turkey over the Mavi Marmara incident in 2010.Elad Benari, 12/27/2012, 4:44 AM

Turkey Denies Probing Jews Over Mavi Marmara

Turkey strongly denies reports it launched a probe into Jewish citizens for collaborating with Israel in the raid on the Mavi Marmara.Elad Benari, 12/23/2012, 6:14 AM

Turkish PM Calls on Country's Jews to Sway Israel

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on the Jewish community in Turkey to get involved in diplomatic relations with IsraelRachel Hirshfeld , 11/22/2012, 11:46 PM

U.S. Criticizes Erdogan After His Latest Anti-Israel Remarks

Erdogan accuses Israel of "ethnic cleansing" in Gaza, U.S. says the comments are "not helpful".Elad Benari, 11/21/2012, 3:45 AM

Erdogan Seeks to Visit Gaza, Maintains Position on Israel

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has revived a plan to make a visit to Gaza, says he is talking with Gaza officials on the issue.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/2/2012, 10:31 PM

Erdogan Reiterates Tough Stance on Israel

Turkish PM Erdogan: No restoring relations with Israel unless it apologizes over Marmara incident.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/30/2012, 11:07 PM

Shas MKs Meet Turkish Government Representatives

Expert who was in Turkey with Shas MKs tells Arutz Sheva: They found it easy to communicate with traditional Islamists.Elad Benari, 8/23/2012, 1:13 AM

Analysis: Can Israel, Turkey Climb Down From the Tree?

An Israeli delegation is quietly welcomed to Turkey to discuss finding ways for the two nations to climb down the diplomatic tree. Carol Halavi, 8/19/2012, 6:32 PM

Netanyahu: We Want to Restore Relations with Turkey

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets Turkish journalists, says Turkey and Israel are looking for ways to normalize relations.Elad Benari, 7/25/2012, 1:14 AM

Lieberman: We're Ready to Talk to Turkey, but Not Apologize

Lieberman tells Turkish journalists: Israel wants to solve disputes with Turkey, but will not apologize for the raid on the Mavi Marmara.Elad Benari, 7/24/2012, 5:46 AM

Israeli Heavy Metal Band to Become Turkish Citizens

An Israeli heavy metal band decides loving Turkey is not enough. The members want to be Turkish citizens. “I cried over the Mavi Mamara.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/10/2012, 10:18 PM

Rivlin: We Cannot Ignore the Armenian Genocide

Knesset holds special discussion on the 1915 Armenian Genocide. Rivlin: This is not an accusation at the current Turkish government.Elad Benari, 6/13/2012, 3:16 AM