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'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

Israeli Tourist Presence in Turkey: 10% of What it was in 2009

Israeli tourism to Turkey, already low in 2009, has dropped again and is now 90% lower than in the summer of 2009.Maayana Miskin, 8/5/2010, 8:48 PM

Israeli Military Secrets in Iranian Hands? Barak Concerned

Barak worries that the new Turkish intelligence chief supports Iran, explains that Turkey is partner to “quite a few" Israeli secrets.Maayana Miskin, 8/1/2010, 11:08 PM

Israelis Not Going to Turkey Despite Travel Warning Cancellation

Newspaper report says Israelis stopped travelling to Turkey long before flotilla incident; situation will remain the same in the near future.Elad Benari, 7/26/2010, 4:31 AM

Turkey Claims Foothold in Old City

Illegal signs in the Old City of Jerusalem bear Turkish flag; Turkish government claims signs hung in “Palestine.”Maayana Miskin, 7/17/2010, 9:18 PM

Syria Warns Israel’s Rift with Turkey ’Undermines Peace’

Syrian President Assad drummed up more warnings of war, blaming Israel for undermining Middle East stability because of its rift with Turkey.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/5/2010, 10:10 PM

Turkey Demands Apology Again, Israel: It's Not Going to Happen

Turkey continues to demand an apology after citizens killed for attacking IDF soldiers, Lieberman: It's not going to happen.Maayana Miskin, 7/5/2010, 4:30 PM

Vehicles Made in Turkey Win Defense Ministry Contract

Multimillion dollar Defense Ministry leasing contracts will involve Turkish-made Hyundai cars, even as Israelis boycott Turkey's resorts.Gil Ronen, 6/30/2010, 7:45 PM

Report: Turkey Closes Skies to Israel

Turkish media reports that Erdogan is closing the nation's skies to Israeli planes.Maayana Miskin, 6/28/2010, 9:58 AM

Turkey Cancels 20-Year Water Sales

Turkey has canceled a planned water sale that was to provide Israel with water for 20 years.Maayana Miskin, 6/20/2010, 9:08 PM

Turkey Threatens Not to Return Ambassador

Turkey threatens not to return its ambassador without an apology for the Mavi Marmara clash. Israel: That won't happen.Maayana Miskin, 6/18/2010, 9:57 AM

Former Mossad Chief: Israel-Turkey Ties Worth Saving

Former Mossad chief Ephraim Halevy argues for calm over flotilla incident, says Israel and Turkey have mutual interests worth protecting.Maayana Miskin, 6/13/2010, 10:23 PM

Poll: Israelis Support Flotilla Raid, Gaza Blockade, PM and IDF

Israelis support flotilla raid, Gaza blockade, Netanyahu and Ashkenazi, poll finds. Strong criticism for Turkey, Ehud Barak, Obama.Maayana Miskin, 6/11/2010, 11:33 AM

Turkey Invites Nasrallah, Who Fears IDF will Kill Him En Route

Iran may provide security for Hizbullah head Nasrallah to prevent assassination by IDF en route to Turkey, after Erdogan invites him.Maayana Miskin, 6/10/2010, 8:26 PM

Online Turkey-Israel Hacker War Rages; Attempt on Arutz Sheva

Turkish hackers targeted Israeli sites, including A7. Israeli hackers struck back, defacing several Turkish sites. Online battle rages.Maayana Miskin, 6/4/2010, 1:31 PM

Protesters at Turkish Embassy Call Erdogan 'Terrorist'

Israelis gather outside Turkish embassy to support IDF. Protesters accuse Turkey of supporting terrorism, deride its leaders.Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2010, 9:36 PM

Rage in Turkey; Israelis Warned to Stay Away

The Counterterrorism Bureau warns Israelis to avoid Turkey, as riots rage in Istanbul following clash at sea.Maayana Miskin, 5/31/2010, 4:50 PM

International Response to Gaza Boats Clash

Greece, Turkey and Spain summon Israeli ambassadors over Gaza flotilla incident, EU demands explanations.Maayana Miskin, 5/31/2010, 12:39 PM

The Army's Gift

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