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Steinitz to meet Turkish counterpart in Istanbul

Israel's Energy Minister expected to meet his Turkish counterpart on Thursday.Elad Benari, 10/9/2016, 6:42 AM

Report: Israel pays compensation to Turkey

Turkish media reports Israel paid compensation for Mavi Marmara flotilla as part of the reconciliation agreement between the two countries.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/1/2016, 12:18 AM

Expert: Reconciliation with Turkey helps Israel

Islamic expert Dr. Ephraim Herrera tells Arutz Sheva that Israel and Turkey have mutual interests, but Israel needs to remain vigilant.Eliran Aharon, 8/22/2016, 2:15 AM

'The government was not honest with us'

Hadar Goldin's mother says it is a basic humanitarian value to have the return of her son's body included in an agreement with Turkey.Eliran Aharon, 6/27/2016, 11:21 PM

Zoabi urges more flotillas following Israel-Turkey agreement

MK Hanin Zoabi says the reconciliation agreement between Israel and Turkey was a clear “admission of murder” by Israel.Elad Benari, 6/27/2016, 6:13 AM

Zionist Union MK: Netanyahu 'went too far' in Turkey agreement

MK Itzik Shmuli blasts Israel for reportedly agreeing to pay compensation for Marmara families as part of deal with Turkey.Elad Benari, 6/27/2016, 5:16 AM

Fallen soldiers' families protest agreement with Turkey

Shaul and Goldin families protest the fact that Israel's agreement with Turkey fails to include a demand to return their bodies.Uzi Baruch, 6/26/2016, 5:47 AM

Erdogan meets Hamas leader ahead of reconciliation with Israel

Turkish President meets Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal as his country is reportedly set to announce normalization with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/25/2016, 12:39 AM

Israeli and Turkish teams to meet one last time

Israel and Turkey's negotiating teams to meet next week for a decisive round of talks on reconciliation agreement.Elad Benari, 6/20/2016, 6:16 AM

Turkish negotiator with Israel reassigned

Turkey’s deputy foreign minister who was in charge of talks with Israel reassigned as ambassador to the UN. Implications unclear.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/4/2016, 1:36 AM

Israel-Turkey talks end with no progress

Diplomatic officials say meeting between Israeli and Turkish officials dealt with issues of contention, but no consensus was reached.Nitsan Keidar, 4/8/2016, 12:12 AM

Israeli and Turkish teams to meet in Europe on Thursday

Negotiating teams from Israel and Turkey to meet in an effort to reach reconciliation agreement.Ben Ariel, 4/5/2016, 12:15 AM

Erdogan: Istanbul attack wasn't aimed at Israel

Turkish President says he expects positive results from upcoming meeting with Israeli officials.Ben Ariel, 4/1/2016, 5:14 AM

Turkish FM: Normalization with Israel could come 'within days'

Turkish Foreign Minister tells Cabinet meeting that progress has been made in normalization talks with Israel.Elad Benari, 3/1/2016, 6:15 AM

Israeli and Turkish teams to meet in Switzerland

Diplomats say Israeli and Turkish negotiating teams will meet on Wednesday for talks on reconciliation agreement.Elad Benari, 2/10/2016, 1:14 AM

Agreement with Turkey 'close', says Foreign Ministry head

Dore Gold, Director-General of Israel’s Foreign Ministry, gives a rare interview to Saudi website, says rapprochement with Turkey is close.Nitsan Keidar, 12/29/2015, 3:13 AM

Turkish official: Deal with Israel 'close'

Turkish official says his country is close to an agreement to normalize ties with Israel, cites positive progress on Ankara's key demands.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/18/2015, 9:39 PM

Liberman blasts Israel-Turkey talks as 'opportunism'

Former FM notes Erdogan's Islamism, ties with Gaza in warning against normalization process.Hezki Baruch, 12/18/2015, 12:55 PM

'We love Israelis': Turkish businesses embrace normalization

Hotel managers in Istanbul tell Israeli media they eagerly await the return of Israeli tourists, saying, 'they're preferred customers.'Tova Dvorin, 12/18/2015, 12:20 PM

Turkish official confirms talks on normalizing ties with Israel

Turkish government official confirms that Israeli and Turkish officials have held talks but stresses no deal has yet been reached.Elad Benari, 12/18/2015, 12:13 AM

Erdogan: Israelis created the 'occupation state' in 1948

Turkish President expresses his support for the Palestinian Arabs, accuses Israel of "occupying the Palestinians".Dalit Halevi, 12/3/2015, 3:14 AM

Erdogan hints it will be 'possible' to repair ties with Israel

Turkey’s President tells Israeli radio he thinks it would be possible to repair the strained ties with Israel, but doesn't elaborate.Ben Ariel, 12/1/2015, 6:16 AM

Liberman calls to sanction Turkey over attack on basketball team

Yisrael Beytenu chairman demands Israel take action against Turkey, after Israeli women’s basketball team harassed during a game in Ankara.Ben Ariel, 11/22/2015, 3:08 AM

Turkey-Israel Relations Normalizing - Over Syria

Concern over both Assad and the terror groups vying to replace him is drawing Istanbul and Jerusalem together, top official reveals.Tova Dvorin, 8/10/2015, 10:04 PM

Turkey's FM Won't Attend Germany Conference 'Because of Israel'

Turkey's Foreign Minister cancels attendance at Munich security conference because Israeli representatives will be there.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/6/2015, 8:20 PM

Turkish MP Submits Bill to Define Israel as a 'Terrorist State'

Turkish parliament to debate a bill, proposed by far-right MP, which would define Israel as a 'terrorist state'.Ege Berk Korkut, 11/25/2014, 6:50 PM

Turkey's New PM: No Hope of Normalization with Israel

Turkey's new prime minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, pessimistic regarding his country normalizing ties with Israel.Elad Benari, 9/2/2014, 6:13 AM

Israel Rescues Stranded Israelis from Turkey

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz announces 2,000 Israelis have been brought home; Israel to 'make an accounting' with Turkish Airlines.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 7/25/2014, 9:00 AM

Erdogan Compares Israelis to Hitler

Turkish Prime Minister's latest slur claims Israel 'has surpassed Hitler in barbarism' - hours after ADL demands crackdown on anti-Semitism.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2014, 12:02 AM

Erdogan Thanks Israel for Actions Following Mine Disaster

Turkey’s Prime Minister thanks Israel for cancelling Yom Ha'atzmaut celebrations in Turkey in the wake of last week's mine explosion.Elad Benari, 5/21/2014, 4:15 AM

Turkey's FM: 'Positive Developments' in Talks with Israel

Turkey’s Foreign Minister says there are "positive developments" in compensation talks with Israel over the Marmara incident.Elad Benari, 5/9/2014, 4:43 AM

Report: Turkey Considered Naval Invasion of Israeli Waters

Turkish paper reveals details of secret meeting hours before Mavi Marmara flotilla incident; possibility of war with Israel considered.Ege Berk Korkut, 5/7/2014, 11:36 AM

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan to Visit Israel?

Turkish daily claims Israel, Turkey close to reopening embassies. Israeli Prime Minister's Office denies report.Ari Soffer, 3/27/2014, 2:31 PM

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

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

Kerry: Turkey-Israel Reconciliation Vital for Peace

Israel and Turkey's rapprochement is a vital factor in developing peace and stability, says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry., 3/24/2013, 6:10 AM

Netanyahu's Apology 'Not Enough', Says MK Zoabi

MK Hanin Zoabi, who was on the Marmara when IHH terrorists attacked IDF soldiers, says Netanyahu’s apology is “not enough”.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/22/2013, 11:21 PM

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

Israeli Initiative to Restore Relations with Turkey Fails

The head of Israel's National Security Council met a Turkish official in an attempt to restore ties, but to no avail.Elad Benari, 2/24/2013, 4:41 AM