Turkey: Israel using 'disproportionate force' on Gazans

Turkey accuses Israel of using "disproportionate force" against Gazans who marched towards the border.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/30/2018, 8:40 PM

Turkey rejects Israeli claims it helped Hamas

Turkey rejects claims it helped Hamas as "incompatible with reality".Ben Ariel, 2/14/2018, 2:06 AM

Erdogan blasts 'terrorist' Israel, Netanyahu fires back

After Turkish President accuses Israel of killing children, Netanyahu says he bombs Kurdish villagers and will not lecture Israel.Elad Benari, 12/11/2017, 3:06 AM

Erdogan: Only Israel recognizes Kurdish referendum

Turkish President repeats claims of connection between Mossad and Kurdish referendum.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/4/2017, 8:11 PM

Erdogan slams Israel's 'disregard of the law'

Turkish President accuses Israel of harming the region because of its security measures at the Temple Mount.Elad Benari, 7/25/2017, 4:12 AM

Erdogan condemns Israel's 'excessive force'

Turkish President says Israel uses excessive force on Temple Mount, urges the international community to take action.Elad Benari, 7/23/2017, 6:38 AM

Turkey’s Deputy PM blasts Israel for closing Temple Mount

Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister says two-day closure of the Temple Mount was "crime against humanity."Elad Benari, 7/18/2017, 3:13 AM

Turkish tourism minister visits Israel

Turkey's tourism minister, Nabi Avci, becomes first member of his country's cabinet to visit Israel since 2010.Elad Benari, 2/8/2017, 4:16 AM

High-ranking Turkish delegation to visit Israel

Turkish delegation to visit Israel, discuss gas pipeline between the two countries.Elad Benari, 2/5/2017, 5:34 AM

Israel and Turkey to resume diplomatic dialogue after six years

Foreign Ministry Director-General Yuval Rotem to travel to Turkey for a series of diplomatic meetings with local officials.Nitsan Keidar, 1/31/2017, 1:12 AM

New Turkish ambassador hopes to enhance relations

Kemal Okam, Turkey's first ambassador to Israel since 2010, presents his credentials to President Reuven Rivlin.Elad Benari, 12/13/2016, 2:16 AM

Turkish court drops case against IDF commanders

In accordance with reconciliation deal with Israel, court in Istanbul drops case against IDF commanders being tried over Marmara raid.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/9/2016, 10:02 PM

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey presents credentials

Eitan Naeh, Israel's first ambassador to Turkey since 2010, presents credentials to President Erdogan.Ben Ariel, 12/6/2016, 4:14 AM

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey arrives in Ankara

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey, Eitan Naeh, arrives in the capital, becoming Israel's first envoy to Turkey since 2010.Elad Benari, 12/2/2016, 4:42 AM

Rivlin thanks Erdogan for firefighting assistance

President Rivlin speaks with Turkish counterpart, thanks him for his country's assistance during the recent wave of fires.Elad Benari, 11/28/2016, 1:09 AM

Turkey: 'Muezzin Law' is an insult

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister says law prohibiting mosques from using loudspeakers is an insult to the history of Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 11/22/2016, 5:14 AM

Erdogan: Israel killed thousands in Gaza and Palestine

Turkish President refuses to take back his past verbal attacks against Israel, including his comparison of Israel and Hitler.Elad Benari, 11/22/2016, 12:03 AM

Erdogan insists: IDF attacked the Marmara without provocation

Turkish President calls for a “new page” in his country’s relations with Israel, but refuses to apologize for Marmara incident.Elad Benari, 11/21/2016, 6:07 AM

Marmara families won't drop lawsuits against Israel

Despite receiving compensation from Israel, families of Turkish Islamists killed in 2010 flotilla vow to pursue criminal cases.Elad Benari, 10/30/2016, 5:44 AM

Israel and Turkey to discuss gas pipeline

Israel and Turkey agree to begin discussions on building a gas pipeline to pump Israeli gas to Europe.Elad Benari, 10/14/2016, 4:44 AM

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

Erdogan: We'll promote solution between Israel and the PA

Turkish President tells UN General Assembly his country would use the reconciliation agreement with Israel to bring about peace.Elad Benari, 9/21/2016, 5:13 AM

Report: Netanyahu and Erdogan will meet

Israeli PM and Turkish President will reportedly meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.Nitsan Keidar, 9/12/2016, 5:17 AM

Turkey sends second aid delivery to Gaza

Turkish aid for Gaza sent for the second time since relations were normalized between Israel and Ankara.Elad Benari, 9/4/2016, 5:29 AM

Turkish President signs Israel-Turkey reconciliation bill

Turkish President signs bill that provides the legislative authority to implement the reconciliation agreement between Turkey and Israel.Elad Benari, 9/1/2016, 3:16 AM

Good reasons that Israel and Turkey should stick together

If Israel and Turkey can keep from quarreling, they each have much to gain.Andrew Tobin, 8/26/2016, 1:43 AM

Turkey and Israel to swap ambassadors shortly

Turkey's Foreign Minister says his country and Israel will begin the process of swapping ambassadors "in the coming days".Elad Benari, 8/24/2016, 12:08 AM

Turkish official: Israel-Turkey reconciliation to continue

Senior Turkish official assures Israel that the reconciliation will continue even after the failed coup attempt this weekend.Elad Benari, 7/18/2016, 2:06 AM

Turkish aid ship arrives in Gaza after stop in Israel

Lady Leyla container ship arrives in Gaza with 10 truckloads of supplies, as part of Israel-Turkey reconciliation deal.Ben Ariel, 7/5/2016, 6:15 AM

Erdogan: I consulted with Hamas on the deal with Israel

Turkish President says he spoke with PA and with Hamas leaders Mashaal and Haniyeh before signing reconciliation with Israel.Elad Benari, 7/4/2016, 2:14 AM

Erdogan blasts Marmara flotilla organizers

Turkish President criticizes IHH organization, which was behind the 2010 flotilla, for not asking for his permission beforehand.Elad Benari, 6/30/2016, 4:16 AM

Goldin family to Cabinet members: Are you rubber stamps?

Family of Hadar Goldin writes Cabinet members ahead of vote on the reconciliation agreement with Turkey.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 6/29/2016, 6:46 AM

Hamas dissatisfied with Israel-Turkey deal

Hamas official says group's leaders are unhappy with Israel-Turkey reconciliation because it does not remove the naval blockade on Gaza.Elad Benari, 6/28/2016, 6:13 AM

Sa'ar: Stop the 'bad agreement' with Turkey

Former Likud minister says there is absolutely no justification for Israel paying compensation to families of Marmara Islamists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 5:12 AM

Erdogan: Deal with Israel achieved all the conditions we set

Turkish President addresses reconciliation agreement with Israel, says Turkey will seek to improve the living standards of Gazans.Elad Benari, 6/28/2016, 2:14 AM

‘Bring our son back from Gaza’

The family of Abera Mengistu demands any deal with Turkey includes their son, who is held by Hamas.Hezki Baruch, 6/26/2016, 11:01 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

Putin supports Israel-Turkey reconciliation

Despite tensions between his country and Turkey, Russian President tells Netanyahu he supports reconciliation between Israel and Turkey.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2016, 5:13 AM

Turkish FM: 'One meeting away from Israel normalization deal'

Cavusoglu says a rapprochement deal is 1 or 2 meetings away, raising questions about agreements on Gaza blockade and seaport.Ari Yashar, 6/7/2016, 12:51 PM

Turkish official: Agreement with Israel could come in two months

Turkish ambassador to the PA expresses optimism about the possibility of a normalization agreement with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 6/1/2016, 4:12 AM

Netanyahu: Reconciliation with Turkey is very close

Prime Minister Netanyahu tells visiting congressmen an agreement on reconciliation with Turkey is very close.Ben Ariel, 5/31/2016, 3:15 AM

Foreign Ministry reprimands consul over remarks on Turkey-Israel

Foreign Ministry says the Israeli consul in Istanbul did not reflect the government's view in discussing Turkey-Israel reconciliation.Ben Ariel, 5/11/2016, 4:13 AM

Top envoy: No Israel-Turkey normalization until next government

Israel's Consul-General to Turkey confirms moves to reconcile Jerusalem, Ankara on hold until new government established.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2016, 7:23 PM

Israel to upgrade ties with NATO

Netanyahu announces permanent mission at NATO headquarters and accreditation of representatives, in a reported Turkish concession.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 1:07 PM

Turkish official: Israel agreed to a Gaza seaport

A leader of Turkish ruling party says in normalization talks Israel agreed to lift naval blockade on Hamas enclave, and compensate Marmara.Dalit Halevy, 4/17/2016, 4:35 PM

Erdogan: No deal if Israel doesn't drop Gaza blockade

Turkish President's spokesperson issues normalization ultimatum, demands end of naval blockade and 'Israeli occupation.'Ari Yashar, 4/11/2016, 4:42 PM

Turkey vows normalization deal in next meeting

After London talks, Turkish Foreign Ministry announces rapprochement deal with Israel will be signed in next meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2016, 8:29 AM

Turkey is playing a 'double game' with Israel

As sides meet in ongoing talks, senior Israeli sources accuse Ankara of 'using us' to pressure Russia, estimate talks will fail.Ari Yashar, 4/7/2016, 4:27 PM

Rapprochement coming? Netanyahu condemns Ankara attack

In what some see as a sign that relations with Turkey are improving, Netanyahu expresses solidarity with Turkey following Ankara bombing.Elad Benari, 3/14/2016, 6:13 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

Turkish official: Agreement with Israel is 'close'

Spokesman for Turkey's ruling party says agreement on compensation to families of those who died on Marmara can be signed.Elad Benari, 2/16/2016, 6:16 AM

Jewish leader: Meeting with Egyptian President was 'eye opening'

Stephen Greenberg, chairman of the Conference of Presidents, describes Jewish leaders' visits to Turkey and Egypt.Yoni Kempinski, 2/16/2016, 4:15 AM

Progress reported in Israel-Turkey talks

Officials say progress was made in meeting between Israeli and Turkish teams, but some issues still remain to be solved.Nitsan Keidar, 2/12/2016, 12:13 AM

Ya'alon hints rapprochement with pro-Hamas Turkey won't happen

As new talks start, Ya'alon says Ankara is ignoring conditions, continues to host senior Hamas officials and openly back the terrorists.Ari Yashar, 2/11/2016, 6:59 PM