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'Turkey Expects Israel to Pay for Its Crime'

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu insists “Israel is guilty and should pay for its crime” before relations can be restored.Chana Ya'ar, 10/24/2012, 1:26 PM

Turkey Flatly Rejects Israeli Peace Overtures

The Turkish Foreign Ministry rebuffed an Israeli peace proposal saying there is “no change” in Turkey’s stance toward the Jewish state.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/23/2012, 2:47 PM

Turkey Rejects Israel 'Invitation' for Syria Talks

Turkey has rejected an invitation by Israel to discuss the situation in Syria, according to Turkish media.Chana Ya'ar, 10/22/2012, 10:22 PM

Bid to Block 'Terrorist' Arab MK from Knesset

MK Danny Danon asks Central Elections Committee to disqualify MK Hanin Zouabi from running.Gil Ronen, 10/3/2012, 10:31 PM

Erdogan Reiterates Tough Stance on Israel

Turkish PM Erdogan: No restoring relations with Israel unless it apologizes over Marmara incident.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/30/2012, 11:07 PM

Turkish PM Again Rejects Ties with Israel

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeated his refusal to heal his breach with the State of Israel.Hana Levi Julian, 9/20/2012, 9:38 AM

‘Marmara’ Soldier Sues Defense Ministry

A former elite soldier who stormed the Marmara has filed suit, arguing that pictures of the operation made him a life-long terror target.Maayana Miskin, 8/5/2012, 7:00 PM

Netanyahu: We Want to Restore Relations with Turkey

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets Turkish journalists, says Turkey and Israel are looking for ways to normalize relations.Elad Benari, 7/25/2012, 1:14 AM

Lieberman: We're Ready to Talk to Turkey, but Not Apologize

Lieberman tells Turkish journalists: Israel wants to solve disputes with Turkey, but will not apologize for the raid on the Mavi Marmara.Elad Benari, 7/24/2012, 5:46 AM

Israeli Heavy Metal Band to Become Turkish Citizens

An Israeli heavy metal band decides loving Turkey is not enough. The members want to be Turkish citizens. “I cried over the Mavi Mamara.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/10/2012, 10:18 PM

Turkish Intelligence....Oops

, 7/5/2012, 10:07 AM

IHH Denies Alleged Link to Al-Qaeda

IHH officials deny reports of official investigation against IHH President over alleged links to al-Qaeda.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/16/2012, 2:22 AM

Comptroller: Israel PR Too Dependent on IDF

Report says National Information Directorate is too small to handle its numerous tasks, IDF can't handle Israel's PR.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2012, 2:28 PM

Prime Minister Issues Non-Reactions to Comptroller

PMO publishes short reaction that does not really answer the accusations regarding decision making process.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2012, 1:08 PM

Comptroller: Significant Faults in Handling Marmara Affair

State Comptroller says Prime Minister did not conduct orderly planning process before the attack.Gil Ronen, 6/13/2012, 12:47 PM

Photos: Rally in Turkey to Mark Flotilla Date

A major rally was held in Istanbul to mark the second anniversary of the sailing of the 2010 flotilla to Gaza.Elad Benari, 6/1/2012, 2:12 AM

Turkey Marks Flotilla Date, as Another is Planned

A major rally will be held in Istanbul marking the 2nd anniversary of the sailing of the 2010 flotilla, as radicals plan yet another oneDavid Lev, 5/31/2012, 2:22 PM

Former Amb.: Israel Must Take Tough Line With Turkey

Former Ambassador to the US and France says J'lem must vigorously campaign against Turkey's Mavi Marmara indictmentsGabe Kahn, 5/29/2012, 11:00 PM

Lieberman: Israel Won't be Provoked by 'Turkish Rampage'

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman told German President Joachim Gauck Israel will 'behave responsibly,' but that restraint has limits...Gabe Kahn, 5/29/2012, 6:10 PM

MK Shai: Cancel Turkish Tenders Over Indictment

Lawmaker says Israel must not remain indifferent to a Turkish indictment of four top IDF commanders.Gabe Kahn, 5/28/2012, 7:45 PM

Former Top IDF Brass Indicted in Turkey over Marmara

IDF, IAF and Navy chiefs to be tried in absentia over Mavi Marmara raid. Indictment claims passengers were "armed with spoons."Gil Ronen, 5/28/2012, 3:27 PM

Lawyer: Israel Offered $6 Million to Victims of Turkish Flotilla

Israel has offered to pay $6 million to the victims of Turkish flotilla to settle lawsuits against Israeli military, a Turkish lawyer said. Rachel Hirshfeld , 5/25/2012, 11:28 AM

Turkey Indicts 4 Former IDF Commanders Over Mavi Marmara

Turkey has indicted four Israeli military commanders over the 2010 Gaza flotilla incident in which nine terror activists were killed.Chana Ya'ar, 5/23/2012, 3:58 PM

IHH to Mark Flotilla Incident with Anti-Israel March

Turkey-based IHH group plans to mark the second anniversary of the 2010 flotilla by holding a mass march in Istanbul.Elad Benari, 5/18/2012, 12:08 AM

Report: U.S. Working to Repair Turkey-Israel Relations

The U.S. has been working behind the scenes to repair the strained relations between Israel and Turkey.Elad Benari, 5/11/2012, 6:43 AM

Turkey Punishes Israel, Blocks It from NATO Summit

Turkey has “punished” Israel by blocking it from a NATO summit for not apologizing for killing terrorists on the Mavi Mamara.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/23/2012, 9:52 AM

Turkish Ship Unloads Aid to Gaza at Ashdod

20 months after the Mavi Marmara, Turkey sends assistance to Gaza without trying to break blockade.Gil Ronen, 2/5/2012, 9:54 PM

Gaza Leader Boards IHH Flotilla Ship in Turkey, Lauds ‘Martyrs’

Haniyeh’s first diplomatic tour leaves no doubts on his aims as he boards the IHH ship whose terror activists attacked IDF soldiers. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/2/2012, 6:25 PM

AG won't Prosecute MK Zouabi, Leftists on Marmara

Nationalists slam decision as "another chapter in the crumbling of the rule of law."Gil Ronen, 12/22/2011, 6:22 PM

Shayetet 13 'Most Exemplary Brigade' of 2011

Israel's naval commando unit, Shayetet 13, was chosen by IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz as the top brigade of 2011Chana Ya'ar, 12/19/2011, 10:40 PM

Three Marmara Soldiers Recognized as Disabled

18 months after Gaza flotilla incident, three soldiers received "disabled in IDF service" status.Gil Ronen, 12/19/2011, 11:49 AM

Report: Clinton Also Criticized Israel's Foreign Policy

In her remarks at the Saban Forum, Clinton criticized Netanyahu for not apologizing to Turkey over Marmara incident.Elad Benari, 12/5/2011, 4:15 AM

Arab Party Under Fire for Funding Marmara Terrorists

MKs from both right and left call to disqualify Ra'am faction over State Comptroller's finding that it used tax money to fund terrorists.Elad Benari, 11/3/2011, 10:32 PM

David Meidan's Next Mission: Thaw Israel-Turkey Relations?

Israeli negotiator David Meidan may be heading to Ankara to work on thawing relations between the Jewish State and Turkey.Chana Ya'ar, 11/3/2011, 11:29 AM

ITRR Counter Terror Group: IDF Commando List is Turkish Bluff

A counter terrorism group says an alleged list of names of IDF commandos involved in the Mavi Marmara raid, published by Turkey, is bogus.Chana Ya'ar, 9/26/2011, 10:45 PM

Turkey Denies Ordering List of IDF Navy Commandos

Turkey has officially denied ordering a list of the IDF personnel and officials involved in the May 2010 flotilla clash on the Mavi Marmara.Chana Ya'ar, 9/26/2011, 9:45 PM

Israel Denies Turkish Report It Blocked Mission at NATO

Israeli officials say the country may still open an office in the NATO headquarters in Brussels, denying Turkey's claim it blocked the move.Chana Ya'ar, 9/19/2011, 6:26 PM

Erdogan: No Free Movement for Israel in E. Mediterranean

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan tells Tunisians "Israel will not be able to move in the eastern Mediterranean as it wishes."Chana Ya'ar, 9/15/2011, 5:17 PM

Rishon Lezion Accepts Invitation to Turkey

Israeli Sephardic Chief Rabbi accepts an invitation to visit Istanbul-based theologian Adnan Oktar in hopes of restoring diplomatic ties.Chana Ya'ar, 9/15/2011, 10:23 AM

IHH After IDF Soldiers

IHH submits names of IDF soldiers it would like extradited over their involvement in the Mavi Marmara incident.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/9/2011, 8:50 PM

Turkey: Warships to Escort Gaza-Bound Aid Vessels

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to send warships to escort Turkish aid vessels headed for Gaza.Gabe Kahn., 9/8/2011, 9:06 PM

Barak on Turkey Crisis: This Too Shall Pass

Defense Minister Ehud Barak believes that Israel's currently troubled relationship with Turkey will improve in the future.David Lev, 9/8/2011, 12:04 PM

Turkey Mulls Expulsion of IDF Attache as Next Diplomatic Act

Turkey is mulling its next diplomatic move with Israel, as local media reports the Erdogan government may expel Israel's military attache.Chana Ya'ar, 9/7/2011, 7:19 PM

Gaza Terror Groups Welcome Turkey’s Decision on Israel

Hamas and Islamic Jihad quick to welcome Turkey's decision to suspend its ties with Israel. Elad Benari, 9/2/2011, 9:46 PM

Israel Unfazed by Turkey’s Moves: We Will Not Apologize

Despite Turkey's downgrade of relations, Israel reiterates: We won't apologize for defending ourselves. Elad Benari, Canada, 9/2/2011, 8:53 PM

Zoabi: Try Israel's Leaders in Int'l Courts!

MK Hanin Zoabi, who participated in the 2010 Freedom Flotilla, has called for Israel's leaders to be tried in Int'l tribunals Gabe Kahn., 9/2/2011, 2:25 PM

Report Upholds Gaza Blockade, Faults Raid

The Palmer Report on the 2010 Gaza flotilla raid by IDF commandos concludes Israel's blockade is legal, but castigates IDF tactics. Gabe Kahn., 9/1/2011, 11:41 PM

Kuwait Reconsiders Lawfare Suit Against Israel at The Hague

Kuwait has reconsidered a plan to sue Israel at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. Chana Ya'ar, 9/1/2011, 3:40 PM

It's Final: No Apology to Turkey

Despite Turkey's threats to downgrade diplomatic relations, Israel will not apologize for Marmara raid. Gil Ronen, 8/31/2011, 8:04 PM

UN Delays Palmer Report Again

United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-Moon has postponed the Palmer report a third time as Israel and Turkey dig in over Marmara deaths. Gabe Kahn., 8/22/2011, 6:16 PM

Ya'alon: G-d Forbid We Apologize to Turkey

Vice Prime Minister says that if Israel apologizes to Turkey over the flotilla, the Turks won't stop there.Elad Benari, 8/17/2011, 1:13 AM

Barak Caves, Says Israel Should Apologize to Turkey

After US pressure, Defense Minister Ehud Barak says Israel must consider apologizing to Turkey over the Mavi Marmara.Gabe Kahn., 7/29/2011, 5:13 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 Claims UN Will Blame Israel for Flotilla Deaths

Turkey claims a United Nations panel will blame Israel for the deaths of nine terror activists who attacked IDF soldiers in 2010.Chana Ya'ar, 7/24/2011, 6:44 PM

Rivlin Files Ethics Complaint Against Zoabi

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin has referred MK Hanin Zoabi to the Knesset Ethics Committee for assaulting an usher in the plenum Wednesday.Gabe Kahn., 7/14/2011, 5:20 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