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Turkish FM: Israel, Turkey Close to Normalization

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

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

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: 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

Israel Agrees to Let Turkey Ship Materials to Gaza

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

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 Ties

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

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, 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

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 Insists on 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 Gaza Flotilla Report: July 7

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

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 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

Danon's '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

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 Heal 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 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

90% Fewer Israelis in Turkey

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

Barak Worried over Israeli Info

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 Yet Going to Turkey

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

Turkish Flag 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 Backs Turkey

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

Israel: No Apology for Turkey

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

IDF to Get Turkish Cars

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

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 Water Sale

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 May Keep Ambassador Home

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

'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

Israelis Support Raid, Blockade

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

Nasrallah Fears IDF

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

Turkish Hackers Target Israel

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

Pro-IDF Protesters Slam Turkey

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

Israelis Told to Avoid Turkey

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

Intl. Response to Gaza 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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Will Israel-Syria Talks Resume?

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan will be in Syria on Wednesday for a surprise trip that may be an attempt to revive Israeli-Syrian talks.Zalman Nelson, 7/21/2009, 12:52 PM