Turkish Foreign Minister 'Expecting an Answer' From Israel

Turkish FM Ahmet Davutoglu confirms Mavi Marmara compensation deal closer than ever, but says the ball is in Israel's court.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 3/27/2014, 1:24 PM

Israeli Officials: No Agreement Yet with Turkey

Officials in Israel play down comments by Turkey's Deputy PM that a compensation deal is near.Elad Benari, 3/26/2014, 4:44 AM

Israel Set to Compensate Turkey Over Mavi Marmara Deaths

Turkish officials say compensation deal to be signed soon over infamous 'Gaza Flotilla' incident in 2010.Ari Soffer and AFP, 3/25/2014, 4:02 PM

Marmara Incident: 'You Don't Compensate Enemies'

Attorney urges Netanyahu not to compensate families of Turk terrorists from Marmara, warns of dangerous precedent.Ari Yashar, 2/14/2014, 3:13 AM

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

Israel Offers Turkey $20 Million Over Mavi Marmara Flotilla

Compensation talks advancing over 2010 incident in which flotilla tried to illegally break blockade on terror group Hamas.Ari Yashar, 2/3/2014, 10:14 AM

'Mavi Marmara' Flotilla Group Raided Over Al Qaeda Links

IHH, the Islamist group behind the infamous 2010 flotilla to Gaza, raided by Turkish police over links to Al Qaeda.Ari Soffer and AFP, 1/14/2014, 1:17 PM

Turkish Local Court Rejects Mavi Marmara Compensation Suit

Rejection may be due to improved status of Turkey-Israel relations; group which organized the incitement threatens to appeal.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2013, 10:21 PM

Navy Expects 'Reverse Gaza Flotilla'

Gaza group plans to sail from Gaza toward IDF ships enforcing naval blockade.Gil Ronen, 12/2/2013, 10:51 AM

Gaza Suffering under Siege – but Not Israel's

No more Kentucky Fried Chicken for Gazans, who are under an effective siege you may not have heard about, because it's not Israel's fault.Gil Ronen and AFP, 11/19/2013, 8:39 AM

Former Military Intelligence Head Says Marmara Raid 'A Mistake'

Head of Military Intelligence during 2010 Mavi Marmara raid declares move "mistake"; claims "both Turkey and Israel have made mistakes".Tova Dvorin, 11/6/2013, 7:10 PM

Marmara 'Activist' Claims: IDF Commandos Shot from Helicopter

One of the activists from the Mavi Marmara tells a Turkish court that IDF commandos opened fire from a helicopter as they raided the ship.Elad Benari, 10/11/2013, 4:44 AM

Zoabi: I Don't Regret Boarding the Marmara

MK Hanin Zoabi formally announces she will be running for mayor of the city of Nazareth. "Marmara proved that I fight for human rights."Elad Benari, 8/29/2013, 5:44 AM

Arab MK Attends Post-Ramadan Dinner on Marmara

The IHH organization hosted a PA delegation aboard the Mavi Marmara ship, including MK Mohammad Barakeh.Elad Benari, 8/7/2013, 2:14 AM

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

Report: Kerry Meets With 'Marmara Martyr' in Washington

Secretary of State John Kerry met with the father of one of the “martyrs” killed during the Mavi Marmara flotilla incident.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/22/2013, 12:02 PM

ICC Launches Probe into Marmara Incident

The International Criminal Court has opened a preliminary probe into Israel's deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla in 2010.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/14/2013, 10:07 PM

Israel and Turkey Close to a Compensation Deal

Turkish and Israeli officials have come "close" to a deal on compensation for the 2010 raid on the Mavi Marmara.Elad Benari, 5/7/2013, 2:46 AM

Israel, Turkey to Meet Monday Over Marmara Compensation

Israeli and Turkish officials to meet on Monday in Israel for another round of talks over compensation for the 2010 flotilla incident. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/5/2013, 4:41 PM

Kerry as Brutus

Kerry despises Israel’s attempts to protect itself. Mark Langfan, 4/25/2013, 7:14 AM

Turkey Reports Progress in Talks with Israel on Marmara

"This problem will be solved at a second meeting, and if not enough, at a third one," Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister says.Elad Benari, 4/23/2013, 5:45 AM

Israel: $150K for Each Dead Marmara Attacker

National Security Advisor en route to Turkey to talk with families of dead terror activists.Gil Ronen, 4/22/2013, 10:53 AM

Kerry Compares Boston Victims, Marmara Terrorists

At Istanbul, Secretary of State makes jarring comparison between Boston Marathon terror victims, IHH terror activists killed by Israel.Arutz Sheva, 4/22/2013, 8:29 AM

Turkey Denies Talking with Israel About Iran Strike

Turkey dismisses report suggesting that an Israeli delegation would hold talks about using a Turkish airbase to train for a attack in Iran.Elad Benari, 4/22/2013, 5:15 AM

Hamas: US 'Consecrating Gaza Blockade'

Hamas accuses the US of "involvement in consecration of Gaza blockade" following Kerry's calls for Turksih PM to delay visit to Gaza. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/22/2013, 2:15 AM

Israel, Turkey Quietly Discuss Possible Strike on Iran?

Israeli envoy Yaakov Amidror begins to raise the issue of Iran in delicate talks in Ankara Sunday as negotiations discuss the Mavi Marmara.Chana Ya'ar, 4/21/2013, 2:59 PM

Turkey, Israel to Begin Compensation Talks on Mavi Marmara

Turkey and Israel are set to begin discussions over compensation to families of nine who died during the 2010 Mavi Marmara illegal flotilla.Chana Ya'ar, 4/21/2013, 10:05 AM

Abbas to Visit Turkey This Weekend

Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmud Abbas is scheduled to visit Turkey this weekend for talks with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/17/2013, 7:31 PM

Turkey’s Dep. PM Hopes to Restore Full Ties with Israel

Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc is to lead the negotiating team in talks with Israel next week and hopes to soon restore ties.Chana Ya'ar, 4/17/2013, 11:48 AM

Chief Marmara Activist: 'We Asked For It'

Chief activist on Mavi Marmara has said that Turkey should have taken steps to prevent activists from attempting to breach Israeli blockade.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/14/2013, 9:30 AM

Turkey Delays Marmara Compensation Talks With Israel

Turkey has delayed the beginning of talks with Israel over compensation for the 2010 Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara flotilla incident. Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/9/2013, 1:08 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

Marmara 'Victims' Pursue Israel in Court Despite Apology

Anti-Israel activists will not withdraw lawsuit against Israeli commanders for the 2010 Gaza-bound flotilla incident, despite apology. Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/8/2013, 7:01 PM

In These Tough Times, We Must Act

We have to get our act together and do something about the myriad dangers facing the Jewish people once again, says the writer.Att'y Steven M. Goldberg, 4/4/2013, 10:16 PM

Mavi Marmara 'Victim' to Donate Compensation to Jihadists

A flotilla passenger on the Mavi Marmara who is likely to receive funds from Israel says he will give the money to Hamas and Islamic Jihad.Chana Ya'ar, 4/4/2013, 10:37 AM

US Secy of State Kerry to Visit Turkey Following Israel Apology

US Secy of State John Kerry is set to visit Turkey on Sunday in the wake of an apology to Ankara by Israel over the Mavi Marmara incident.Chana Ya'ar, 4/3/2013, 3:07 PM

Israel, Turkey to Begin Marmara Compensation Talks

Turkish and Israeli officials will meet on April 12 for talks over the 2010 Mavi Marmara flotilla incident.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/31/2013, 6:05 AM

Compensation Agreement with Turkey 'Close'

Turkey and Israel are close to signing a deal involving payments to relatives of dead terror activists.Gil Ronen, 3/27/2013, 8:44 PM

Bennett: Erdogan Trying to Make Us Regret Apology

Bayit Yehudi minister – "No country is doing Israel a favor by restoring ties with it."Gil Ronen, 3/27/2013, 7:42 PM

Turkish Price Tag: $1 Million Per Mavi Marmara Death

Turkey demands that Israel pay $1 million in compensation for each terror activist killed on the illegal 2010 Mavi Marmara flotilla to Gaza.Chana Ya'ar, 3/27/2013, 3:36 PM

Israel Law Ctr: Erdogan Should Be Tried for Mavi Marmara Deaths

An Israeli lawyer contends Turkey’s prime minister should be tried for the deaths of nine who clashed with IDFsoldiers on the Mavi Marmara.Chana Ya'ar, 3/27/2013, 1:29 PM

Post-Marmara: Navy Learns to ‘Speak Air Force’

Navy learns to ‘speak Air Force’ in wake of near-disaster in joint mission.Maayana Miskin, Chana Ya'ar, 3/27/2013, 11:02 AM

Turks Expect 'Tens of Millions' in Compensation from Israel

Tzippy Livni discussed with Turkish officials the possibility that Israel would compensate families of the Maramara deadDavid Lev, 3/26/2013, 11:38 PM

Erdogan: I Rejected Earlier Version of Apology

Erdogan tells his party that Netanyahu planned to offer a different apology, but he rejected it., 3/26/2013, 10:34 PM

Ex-Navy Chief: Commandos Upset over Apology

Maj. Gen. (res.) Marom warns of long-term damage if combat soldiers are not reassured that the state supports them.Gil Ronen, 3/24/2013, 9:01 PM

Livni: We Need to 'Swallow' Turkish Bluster

Justice Minister explains, "Sometimes we have to swallow harsh rhetoric by one Arab leader or another."Gil Ronen, 3/24/2013, 7:45 PM

MK Chetboun: Apology a Knife in Soldiers' Backs

Bayit Yehudi MK says Turkey apology sends a message to soldiers: "We don't have your backs."Gil Ronen, 3/23/2013, 9:06 PM

Ayalon: No Humiliation in Apology

Former Dep. Foreign Minister says Turkey is the one who backed down in accepting phone apology.Gil Ronen, 3/23/2013, 7:27 PM

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

Turkish PM Labels Zionism ‘Crime Against Humanity’ at UN Event

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has again verbally attacked Israel in a public forum, this time at a UN conference in Vienna.Chana Ya'ar, 2/28/2013, 4:07 PM

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

Marmara Commission: IDF Investigations Meet Int'l Standards

The Turkel Commission, which was formed in the wake of the deaths of nine Turks on the Mavi Marmara, submits its second report.Elad Benari, 2/7/2013, 2:13 AM

Ayalon: Time is Ripe For Israel to Apologize Over Mavi Marmara

Ayalon said he believes Israel should send a letter of apology to Turkey, saying it "will straighten things out between the two countries."Annie Lubin, 1/17/2013, 3:06 PM

Likud MK Vows ‘Zoabi Law’; ‘Her Proper Place Is Jail'

The next Knesset will be asked to pass a law to bar “Mavi Mamara” Zoabi from the legislature once and for all, Likud MK Danon said.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/30/2012, 11:52 AM

Olmert: I Would've Apologized to Turkey

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has suggested that he would have apologized to Turkey over the Mavi Marmara incident in 2010.Elad Benari, 12/27/2012, 4:44 AM