Israel, Turkey begin new normalization talks

Next set of covert rapprochement talks start in Geneva, as Ankara continues to demand Israel lift naval blockade on Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/11/2016, 4:20 PM

Haniyeh headlines Turkish conference to 'liberate Jerusalem'

Despite rapprochement talks with Israel, Ankara hosts Hamas head at event calling for 'armed struggle' to conquer Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 2/8/2016, 7:29 AM

Israel mulling twin gas pipelines to Turkey, Greece

Energy Minister Steinitz outlines plans of gas line to Cyprus and Greece, says if rapprochement goes through Turkey could also be hooked up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/7/2016, 5:35 PM

Turkey planning $5 billion for Gaza seaport

Amid rapprochement talks with Israel, Turkish team meets with Hamas officials to plan seaport - even though Israel adamantly opposes.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2016, 10:13 AM

Report: Israeli and Turkish officials to meet within two weeks

Channel 2 News reports progress in reconciliation talks between Israel and Turkey.Ben Ariel, 1/31/2016, 6:32 AM

Marmara Islamists angered by Turkey-Israel talks

IHH, which organized 2010 Gaza flotilla, criticizes Turkish government for working to restore ties with Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 1/12/2016, 6:28 AM

Egypt urges Israel not to normalize ties with Turkey

Sources reveal Cairo has been worriedly asking for clarification over reports that Israel will lift Gaza blockade, let Turkey into Gaza.Ari Yashar, 1/7/2016, 5:40 PM

Watch: Turkey playing tough in talks with Israel

From today's ILTV edition. Rapprochement with Turkey? Not so fast, say the Turks.ILTV, 12/30/2015, 4:16 AM

Hamas says Turkey consulted with it on Israel talks

Hamas leader says Turkey updated it throughout normalization talks, was asked to use negotiations for Hamas's interests.Dalit Halevy, 12/26/2015, 7:16 PM

Turkey wants normalization to buy Israeli weapons

Turkish defense sources reveal main reason for rapprochement talks is to buy advanced UAVs and fighter jet systems.Ari Yashar, 12/24/2015, 7:53 PM

Turkish PM: Israel deal only meant 'to help Gaza'

Davutoglu says rapprochement to benefit, not 'sadden Palestine and Gaza'; Turkey first 'to enjoy honor of making Israel apologize.'Ari Yashar, 12/22/2015, 10:37 PM

Officials warn: Turkey not serious about warming Israel ties

Senior Israeli sources question Ankara's talk of Israeli rapprochement, as Turkey continues to host active Hamas terrorists.Ari Yashar, 12/22/2015, 7:21 PM

Watch: Are Israel and Turkey renewing ties?

From today's ILTV edition: Israel and Turkey are close to renewing ties., 12/22/2015, 4:12 AM

Iran warns Turkey: Don't renew ties with Israel

Iranian official says that Turkey restoring ties with Israel goes against the rights of the Palestinian people.Elad Benari, 12/22/2015, 3:16 AM

Netanyahu declares Israel won't ease Gaza blockade

PM clarifies naval blockade to prevent weapon smuggling not going anywhere, after Turkish, Hamas officials say Israel may ease it.Nitsan Keidar, 12/21/2015, 7:09 PM

Turkish official: Israel is Turkey's friend

Deputy chairman of Turkey's ruling party says normalization has not yet been agreed upon, but stresses that Israeli people are 'friends'.Elad Benari, 12/21/2015, 6:12 AM

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

'Erdogan wants to start a dialogue with Israel'

Former Deputy Minister Danny Ayalon says Turkish President's remarks about Israel mark a change in policy and Israel should take advantage.Nitsan Keidar, 12/15/2015, 5:42 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

Ankara: 'No One in Turkey is Anti-Semitic'

Despite exodus of Turkish Jews, anti-Israel tirades, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister insists Turkey is merely protesting Israel's policies.Tova Dvorin, 4/3/2015, 2:10 PM

A New Foreign Minister Could Break Ground with Turkey

Nimrod Goren says that Liberman is a symbol of the crisis between the two countries, but the relationship will still need a lot of work.Gedalyah Reback, 3/17/2015, 2:42 AM

Turkish PM: Israel Must 'Stop Killing Children'

Turkey’s Prime Minister says his country’s ties with Israel can be restored if Israel “stops killing children”.Elad Benari, 1/22/2015, 1:16 AM

Turkish PM: Israel's 'Provocations' Cause Muslim Radicalization

Turkish PM Ahmet Davutoglu continues attacking Israel, says Israeli "provocations" contribute to Muslim radicalization.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/16/2015, 9:59 PM

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

ZAKA’s Efforts Bring Body ‘Stuck’ in Turkey Home

ZAKA helps bring back the body of a Jew who died in India and was delayed in Turkey due to the recent cancellation of flights.Sarah Leah Lawent, 7/25/2014, 5:12 AM

ADL Raises Alarm Over Turkish Anti-Semitism

ADL calls out Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on anti-Israel comments, warns of dangers to Turkish Jewish community.Tova Dvorin, 7/19/2014, 10:52 PM

Israel Pulls Diplomatic Staff from Turkey Over Violent Rioting

Foreign Ministry holds Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan directly responsible for incitement to violence after embassies attacked.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2014, 2:33 PM

Erdogan to Israel: Stop Attacking Gaza or No Normalization

Turkish Prime Minister says his country’s ties with Israel will not return to normal unless Israel stops Gaza airstrikes.Elad Benari, 7/11/2014, 5:13 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 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

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

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

Reconciliation Aside, Israelis Still Staying Away from Turkey

Israeli tourists aren't rushing back to Turkey's famed “all inclusive” resorts; 83% of Israelis would not even consider the possibilityDavid Lev, 4/11/2013, 2:21 PM

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

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

Turkey Undermines Israel at NATO, But Wins Gaza Shipments

Israel allows Turkey to ship materials and experts to Gaza despite Ankara's attempts to undermine the Jewish State in NATO.Chana Ya'ar, 2/12/2013, 4:46 AM

Erdogan Accuses Israel of 'Massacre' in Gaza

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan attacks Israel, says it conducts a "slow but methodical massacre" in Gaza.Elad Benari, 3/14/2012, 6:15 AM

Israelis Refrain from Visiting Turkey as Turks Tour Israel

In the past year there has been a decline in the number of Israelis who visit Turkey. Turks, however, continue to visit Israel.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/17/2012, 4:12 AM

Turkey Claims Israel is Aiding Kurdish Rebels

Turkish intelligence agencies are claiming that Israeli drones recently spotted in Turkey are spying for the PKK.Elad Benari, 1/18/2012, 3:12 AM

Turkey Nearly Downs Israeli UAV

Report: Turkish army nearly downs an Israeli unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) after it is spotted spying on Turkish equipment.Elad Benari, 1/4/2012, 3:14 AM

Israel Freezes Equipment Sales to Turkey

Defense Ministry orders the cancellation of the sale of advanced intelligence equipment to Turkey.Elad Benari, 12/23/2011, 12:09 AM

Israel, Turkey Reactivate Air Force Coordination

Israel and Turkey are reactivating their military ties, beginning with a coordination mechanism between the two air forces.Chana Ya'ar, 12/22/2011, 2:38 PM

Turkish President Slams Israel, Hails Hamas

Turkish president Abdullah Gul: Israel should stop attacking "Palestine" and make peace. Hamas wants to live in peace with Israel.Elad Benari, 12/12/2011, 5:16 AM

Turkish President Shuns Lunch in Vienna Because of Barak

Turkish President Abdullah Gul refused to attend a lunch in Vienna, because Defense Minister Ehud Barak was present.Elad Benari, 12/11/2011, 5:15 AM

Israel Offers Turkey ‘Any Help, Anywhere, Any Time’

President Shimon Peres tells Turkey that Israel will give whatever help necessary after earthquake. Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2011, 10:40 PM

Erdogan Tries to Extort Israel, Again

Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is trying to extort an Israeli apology over the 2010 Gaza Flotilla with diplomatic threatsGabe Kahn., 7/25/2011, 8:59 PM

Turkey Continues to Insist on Israeli Apology

Despite recent reports that Israel’s ties with Turkey are warming up, Turkey’s prime minister insists Israel must apologize for Marmara raid.Elad Benari, 7/11/2011, 9:06 AM

UN 2010 Gaza Flotilla Report Coming This Week

The final draft of the UN committee report on the 2010 Gaza Flotilla will be submitted this week as the 2011 flotilla gets underway.Gabe Kahn., 6/30/2011, 10:01 PM

Report: Israel-Turkey Ties Warming Up

Turkish newspaper reports Israel warming up to Turkey in light of the IHH pulling out of this year’s Gaza flotilla.Elad Benari, 6/28/2011, 5:13 AM

Turkey now Israel's 3rd-Largest Export Market

Despite political tensions, Turkey has become Israel's third-largest export market, up from ninth-largest last year. Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2011, 2:51 PM

Parliamentarian Sends 'Apology' to Turkey

Turkey demands an apology for Mavi Marmara incident. MK Danon says: 'Sorry we didn't shoot sooner.'Maayana Miskin, 12/15/2010, 6:13 PM

No Apology to Turkey, Says Netanyahu

The Prime Minister told a Likud faction meeting Monday that Israel will not apologize to Turkey over the Mavi Marmara incident. Chana Ya'ar, 12/13/2010, 10:42 PM

Israel and Turkey Healing the Wounds?

Israel and Turkey are working on ways to end the chilliness between the two governments. But obstacles to reaching a full healing still remain.Chana Ya'ar, 12/12/2010, 7:34 PM

Fire Destroys Anti-Israel Turkish Film

Fire destroyed negatives of the popular Turkish anti-Israel film, “The Valley of the Wolves: Palestine.”Maayana Miskin, 8/24/2010, 11:27 AM