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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

Trump on Turkey attack: When will the world learn?

Republican presidential candidate condemns Istanbul attack, says terrorism must be prevented in the United States.Ben Ariel, 6/29/2016, 4:16 AM

Report: ISIS behind Istanbul attack

Turkish news agency says police believe ISIS was behind attack on Istanbul airport. Turkish official: It's too early to confirm.Ben Ariel, 6/29/2016, 1:06 AM

Sa'ar: Stop the 'bad agreement' with Turkey

Former Likud minister says there is absolutely no justification for Israel paying compensation to families of Marmara Islamists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 5:12 AM

Erdogan: Israel deal achieved all the conditions

Turkish President addresses reconciliation agreement with Israel, says Turkey will seek to improve the living standards of Gazans.Elad Benari, 6/28/2016, 2:14 AM

Turkey-Israel settlement reached

Agreement ends six years of political tensions. Turkey pledges to aid in recovery of soldiers killed in action, captives held by Hamas.Mike Smith, 6/26/2016, 10:02 PM

Fallen soldiers' families protest Turkey deal

Shaul and Goldin families protest the fact that Israel's agreement with Turkey fails to include a demand to return their bodies.Uzi Baruch, 6/26/2016, 5:47 AM

Cabinet to approve Turkey reconciliation agreement

Ministers expected to approve agreement between Israel, Turkey next week. Turkey made partial concessions on Hamas.Nitsan Keider, 6/23/2016, 9:27 PM

'Don't forget our captive brother in Gaza'

Family asks Netanyahu not to sign Turkey deal without assurances about Avera Mengistu, Israeli captured by Hamas.Orli Harari, 6/22/2016, 1:26 PM

Turkey, Israel to agree normalization deal June 26

Turkey and Israel to upgrade diplomatic relations, six years after Mavi Marmara incident.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2016, 11:09 AM

Syrian refugees killed by Turkish border guards

Turkish troops at Syrian border open fire on civilians fleeing ISIS-held areas; children among the dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2016, 1:13 PM

Turkey wants 'no permanent enmity' with neighbors

New Prime Minister Binali Yildirim expresses hope for improved relations with Israel, Egypt, Russia, Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2016, 1:47 PM

Putin supports Israel-Turkey reconciliation

Despite tensions between his country and Turkey, Russian President tells Netanyahu he supports reconciliation between Israel and Turkey.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2016, 5:13 AM

Turkish FM: 'One meeting away from Israel deal'

Cavusoglu says a rapprochement deal is 1 or 2 meetings away, raising questions about agreements on Gaza blockade and seaport.Ari Yashar, 6/7/2016, 12:51 PM

Genocide fallout: Turkey recalls German ambassador

In response to vote recognizing massacre of 1.5 million Armenians as a genocide, Ankara launches diplomatic war on Berlin.Ari Yashar, 6/2/2016, 3:23 PM

Germany recognizes Armenian Genocide

Turkish President Erdogan warned German Chancellor ties would be at risk if vote passed.Ari Soffer, 6/2/2016, 2:39 PM

Turkey reconciliation deal 'near completion'

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz says '90%' of Turkey's conditions have been met, possibly paving way for lucrative natural gas deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2016, 1:37 PM

US-backed forces launch new op. on ISIS in Syria

Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces aim to cut off key jihadist lifeline into Turkey - threatening response from Ankara.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 11:51 AM

Turkey: Agreement with Israel in two months

Turkish ambassador to the PA expresses optimism about the possibility of a normalization agreement with Israel.Dalit Halevi, 6/1/2016, 4:12 AM

David Blatt reportedly to sign with Turkish team

American-Israeli basketball coach reportedly set to sign with Istanbul-based Darussafaka.JTA, 6/1/2016, 3:19 AM

Netanyahu: Reconciliation with Turkey very close

Prime Minister Netanyahu tells visiting congressmen an agreement on reconciliation with Turkey is very close.Ben Ariel, 5/31/2016, 3:15 AM

Turkish Jewish wedding draws anti-Semitism

For the first time in 41 years, a Jewish wedding was held in Edirne, Turkey – and dozens of anti-Semitic tweeters responded.Hillel Fendel, 5/30/2016, 11:51 AM

Turkey offers US joint Syria op. - without Kurds

Ankara livid over US cooperation with YPG; offers to help open second front to close ISIS smuggling route, but only without Kurds.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 8:38 AM

Erdogan slams US support of Kurds in Syria

Turkish president fumes over photos showing US special forces wearing badges of Kurdish YPG militia; Turkish FM slams 'atheist' Kurds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/28/2016, 9:15 PM

Erdogan names close confidante as PM candidate

After sacking Davutoglu for opposing his plans to seriously boost his own powers, Erdogan gives the nod to a more pliant senior aide.Ari Yashar, 5/19/2016, 2:53 PM

Turkey nabs ISIS executioner

Seven ISIS members, including a senior leader and executioner responsible for several murders in Syria, arrested in raid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2016, 12:27 PM

Erdogan's passion for building mosques in Europe

Erdogan seeks to create the image of an Islamic civilization on the rise once again with the Turks acting as the vanguard of this revival. Giulio Meotti, 5/14/2016, 10:46 PM

Turkish campaign in Syria without coordination

Erdogan announces campaign to 'clean up' ISIS across border in Syria, while admitting he has no support from armies already there.Ari Yashar, 5/12/2016, 3:51 PM

Foreign Ministry reprimands consul in Istanbul

Foreign Ministry says the Israeli consul in Istanbul did not reflect the government's view in discussing Turkey-Israel reconciliation.Ben Ariel, 5/11/2016, 4:13 AM

Erdogan: We've been left to fight ISIS alone

Turkish President accuses the international coalition battling ISIS of leaving his country to fight the jihadists alone.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2016, 12:15 AM

Wheelchair basketball fans hospitalize each other

In the middle of a tense Turkish rivalry match in European Champions Cup, fans break out the knives and bats and try to cripple each other.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/8/2016, 10:35 PM

Erdogan's road to a dictatorship now clear?

Turkey's Erdogan forces his Prime Minister to step down, after he opposed Erdogan's plans to seriously boost his presidency.Ari Yashar, 5/5/2016, 4:11 PM

Erdogan's party to replace Davutoglu

Turkey's ruling party is set to replace Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu following tensions with President Erdogan, sources say.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2016, 4:16 AM

Israel to upgrade ties with NATO

Netanyahu announces permanent mission at NATO headquarters and accreditation of representatives, in a reported Turkish concession.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 1:07 PM

Turkey: Gaziantep bomber was linked to ISIS

Turkey’s interior minister says the perpetrator of a deadly car bombing near the Syrian border is linked to ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2016, 4:43 AM