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'Turkey'd best think twice before criticizing us'

Facing criticism from Turkey, Jerusalem responds: "We will continue to defend the citizens of Israel from rockets shot into our territory."Nitsan Kedar, Monday, 9:42 PM

Turkey sides with Syria against Kurdish state

Turkish PM Binali Yildirim: "absolutely unacceptable" for any Kurdish entity to be established in northern Syria, or any other region.AFP, Monday, 8:28 PM

Turkey: Border region must be 'cleansed' of ISIS

Following deadly suicide bombing, Turkish officials speak of intention to 'fight ISIS to the end,' and back anyone willing to help.AFP, Monday, 1:50 PM

Half the victims of Turkey bombing were under 14

At least 22 out of 51 dead in suicide bombing in Gazaintep were under 14 years old, murdered by bomber who was only 13 years old himself.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 1:16 PM

White House condemns Turkey terror attack

United States condemns terrorist attack in Gaziantep “in the strongest possible terms”.Ben Ariel, Monday, 1:12 AM

Erdogan: Suicide bomber was a 12-14 year old boy

The Turkish president reports that the suicide bomber who killed upwards of 50 in an attack in Gaziantep was no more than a child.Rachel Kaplan, Sunday, 3:57 PM

Man indicted for funnelling Hamas funds

Saif Al-Din Abed Al-Nabi was indicted for hiding Hamas money in cellphones, clothing bags, to smuggle them from Turkey to terror families.Rachel Kaplan, Sunday, 10:15 AM

Turkish PM: Assad may have a short term role

Turkish Prime Minister says his country is willing to accept a role for Syrian President during a transitional period.Ben Ariel, Sunday, 6:13 AM

30 dead in suicide bombing at Turkish wedding

30 killed and dozens wounded when in a suicide bombing at a wedding celebration in the Turkish city of Gaziantep.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 4:50 AM

Turkey: 3 killed in bombing near Iranian border

Three people killed and 40 wounded in car bomb explosion near a police station in Turkey's eastern province of Van.Ben Ariel, Thursday, 2:15 AM

Turkey bankrolling Hamas, German officials say

Classified German document suggests Turkey is funding Islamic terror groups in Middle East, including Hamas.JTA, Wedensday, 5:44 PM

Report: Erdogan and Abbas to meet in Turkey

Turkish President and PA chairman will reportedly meet at the end of the month to discuss key issues.Elad Benari, 8/15/2016, 6:53 AM

Gay Syrian in Turkey slaughtered

After going missing on July 23, the body of Muhammed Wisam Sankari has been found. "Two knives had broken inside of him."AFP, 8/4/2016, 6:46 PM

Erdogan continues battle against Turkish army

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has introduced measures that further consolidate the army under his control.Tal Polon, 7/31/2016, 10:44 PM

Turkish officers surround Incirlik air base

Some 7,000 officers surround base used by NATO forces amid reports of a new coup attempt. Government insists it was a "security check".Ben Ariel, 7/31/2016, 5:54 AM

Exiled imam: Erdogan just wants power

In an op-ed in The New York Times, Fethullah Gulen proposes a darker motive for Erdogan's attempts to lay hands on him.Rachel Kaplan, 7/27/2016, 8:06 AM

Turkish rebels raped, tortured, and starved

Amnesty International claims it has proof Turkish government systematically raping, starving, and torturing thousands of captured rebels.David Rosenberg, 7/26/2016, 4:21 PM

Erdogan threatens EU: Pay up, or take the migrants

Turkish President Erdogan threatened to open his border with Europe to migrants, if the EU doesn't hold up its end of the bargain.Rachel Kaplan, 7/26/2016, 2:22 PM

Watch: Police capture rebels before Erdogan lands

Police capture rebels waiting in the control tower before Erdogan landed back in Turkey during their attempted coup.Rachel Kaplan, 7/25/2016, 12:44 PM

Turkey detains senior aide of Erdogan's rival

Turkey detains senior aide to Fethullah Gulen, whom it blames for last weekend's failed coup attempt.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2016, 6:44 AM

Turkey to shut down presidential guard

Turkey's Prime Minister says the presidential guard will be abolished after some of its members were involved in failed coup attempt.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2016, 5:10 AM

Erdogan: New coup possible, but won't be easy

Turkish President says armed forces will quickly be restructured, state of emergency might be extended beyond three months.Elad Benari, 7/22/2016, 12:08 AM

Erdogan declares state of emergency

Turkish President declares three-month state of emergency, claims foreign countries were involved in coup attempt.Elad Benari, 7/21/2016, 12:03 AM

Turkey blocks Wikileaks website after email leak

Turkish government blocks all access to Wikileaks after it published 300,000 emails from ruling party in response to post-coup purges.Ari Soffer, 7/20/2016, 2:27 PM

Did Turkey help terrorists fire rockets at Israel?

Wikileaks website reveals emails in which sources close to Turkish president instruct on how to best conceal rockets from Israeli jets.Ari Soffer and Matt Wanderman, 7/20/2016, 1:46 PM

Does the US have to extradite Gulen?

Turkey demands the US hand over self-exiled Imam Fethullah Gulen. Are they forcing America's hand?Rachel Kaplan, 7/19/2016, 1:57 PM

Turkish commander admits to coup in interrogation

Former head of Turkish air force presumably admits to leading coup upon harsh interrogation.Tal Polon, 7/18/2016, 9:29 PM

Turkey, with the death penalty, cannot join EU

As Erdogan threatens his enemies with the death penalty, Germany, and the broader EU, call for restraint.Rachel Kaplan, 7/18/2016, 4:23 PM

Turkey: Erdogan purges police, governors

In a suspicious cementing of his power, Turkish President Erdogan suspends thousands of police.Rachel Kaplan, 7/18/2016, 3:07 PM

'Turkey prepared purge lists prior to coup'

EU commissioner suggests Turkey had planned purge before coup attempt, amid conspiracy theories Erdogan orchestrated rebellion.David Rosenberg, 7/18/2016, 10:12 AM

Rebel pilots targeted Erdogan's plane during coup

'Mystery' why pilots did not open fire, says officer.David Rosenberg, 7/18/2016, 7:32 AM

Saudis detain Turkish military attache to Kuwait

At Turkey's request, Saudi Arabia arrests Turkey's military attache to Kuwait at the Dammam airport.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2016, 5:14 AM

Erdogan's rival: I'd obey if extradited

Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen says he will obey any extradition ruling from the United States.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2016, 4:12 AM

Israel-Turkey reconciliation to continue

Senior Turkish official assures Israel that the reconciliation will continue even after the failed coup attempt this weekend.Elad Benari, 7/18/2016, 2:06 AM

Expert: Coup in Turkey may have been staged

Middle East expert Dr. Efraim Herrera offers insights into Turkey, Nice incidents, and their place in the general scheme of things.Shai Landesman, 7/17/2016, 3:06 PM

'Terror is terror, whether in France or Israel'

PM addresses weekend's events at cabinet meeting, calling for united international front against all terror, Palestinian or ISIS.Nitsan Keidar, 7/17/2016, 1:18 PM

Failed coup leaves Istanbul synagogues half empty

Turkish Jewish community member describes tensions in Istanbul as news of attempted coup arrives over Friday night meal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2016, 12:03 PM

Erdogan's rival: Coup attempt may have been staged

Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen says the uprising by members of the country’s military could have been “staged” by the government.Ben Ariel, 7/17/2016, 6:20 AM

Kerry: Accusations we're behind Turkey coup false

Secretary of State speaks to Turkish Foreign Minister, rejects accusations that the United States was responsible for failed coup.Ben Ariel, 7/17/2016, 5:35 AM

Attempted coup d'etat in Turkey, hundreds dead

Turkish President reasserts control after military attempts coup. Purge of military underway.David Rosenberg, 7/16/2016, 10:06 PM

'US government behind Turkish coup attempt'

Turkish cabinet minister blames US for failed coup as Turkey shuts down Incirlik Air Base used by United States.David Rosenberg, 7/16/2016, 9:31 PM

Turkish army seizes power from government

Turkish army takes over power, announces the country is now being run by a "peace council". Erdogan: We will overcome this.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/16/2016, 2:27 AM

How Netanyahu pulled off a diplomacy trifecta

On the Turkish, Egyptian and African fronts, Prime Minister Netanyahu is proving the conventional wisdom wrong.Ron Kampeas, 7/13/2016, 3:03 AM

Turkish aid ship arrives in Gaza

Lady Leyla container ship arrives in Gaza with 10 truckloads of supplies, as part of Israel-Turkey reconciliation deal.Ben Ariel, 7/5/2016, 6:15 AM

Turkey charges 13 over Istanbul airport attack

13 suspects, including 10 Turks, charged with belonging to a terror group, homicide, and endangering the unity of the state.Ben Ariel, 7/4/2016, 5:13 AM

Erdogan: I consulted with Hamas on Israel deal

Turkish President says he spoke with PA and with Hamas leaders Mashaal and Haniyeh before signing reconciliation with Israel.Elad Benari, 7/4/2016, 2:14 AM

Turkish aid for Gaza docks amidst protests

Protesters demand return of Hamas-held IDF soldiers as part of reconciliation agreement with Turkey.Matt Wanderman, 7/3/2016, 3:55 PM

22 arrested over Ataturk Airport attack

Turkey arrests 22 after Istanbul airport attack, blames ISIS. ISIS angry at Turkey for supporting Syrian Kurds. Is a border war imminent?Rachel Kaplan, 6/30/2016, 5:52 PM

How will Istanbul terror attack impact Israel?

Senior research scholar in counter-terrorism on how bombings will influence Turkish-Israeli relations and global fight against terror.ILTV, 6/30/2016, 6:46 AM

Erdogan blasts Marmara flotilla organizers

Turkish President criticizes IHH organization, which was behind the 2010 flotilla, for not asking for his permission beforehand.Elad Benari, 6/30/2016, 4:16 AM

'The terrorists sold their souls to the devil'

Turkey's chief rabbi condemns Istanbul attack, calls for peace in the world.Benny Tocker, 6/30/2016, 2:14 AM

Terror victim families try to block Turkey deal

Families of terror victims petition Supreme Court to freeze the agreement with Turkey, saying in amounts to a capitulation to terrorIdo Ben Porat, 6/29/2016, 2:37 PM

Peres: My heart is with the Turkish people

President Shimon Peres responds to the attack in Istanbul that left 41 dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2016, 12:21 PM

Death toll in Turkey's Ataturk Airport rises to 41

Three suicide bombers opened fire at Istanbul airport and then blew themselves up; all Israelis accounted for.Ari Soffer and Ben Ariel, 6/29/2016, 9:52 AM

Goldin family to Cabinet: Are you rubber stamps?

Family of Hadar Goldin writes Cabinet members ahead of vote on the reconciliation agreement with Turkey.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 6/29/2016, 6:46 AM

White House: We support Turkey

United States condemns terrorist attack at Istanbul’s airport, stresses its support for Turkey.Ben Ariel, 6/29/2016, 6:13 AM

Erdogan: Airport attack meant to undermine Turkey

Turkish President condemns attack at Ataturk Airport, calls on the world to show a decisive stance against terror.Elad Benari, 6/29/2016, 4:45 AM