Turkey moves closer to approving constitutional reform

Turkey’s parliament approves final article in constitutional reform that would increase Erdogan's powers.Ben Ariel, 1/16/2017, 4:40 AM

Turkey agrees to help Gaza with electricity crisis

Senior Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says Turkey has agreed to his request to send fuel for Gaza's sole power plant.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2017, 1:48 AM

Watch: Brawl erupts at the Turkish parliament

A brawl erupted at the Turkish parliament as lawmakers debated constitutional amendments. The measures passed anyway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2017, 5:38 AM

At least 10 wounded in suspected car bombing in Turkey

Police kill suspected terrorists behind car bombing, just days after terrorist kills 39 at Istanbul nightclub.Gary Willig, 1/5/2017, 4:47 PM

Turkish police identify Istanbul nightclub terrorist.

Turkish police announced Wednesday they have identified the terrorist who murdered 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's day.Yoel Domb, 1/4/2017, 5:51 PM

Turkey extends state of emergency

Turkey's parliament approves motion to extend by another three months the state of emergency imposed following failed coup attempt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/4/2017, 5:35 AM

Turkey to continue operation in Syria

Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister says his country will continue its military operation in Syria despite the ISIS attack on Istanbul.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2017, 2:05 AM

Erdogan vows to fight terror 'till the end'

Following Istanbul attack, Turkish President vows his country will continue to fight terrorism and its backers "till the end".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2017, 4:36 AM

Sport Ministry to fund soccer team's security in Turkey

Minister Miri Regev announces that her ministry will fund the security detail for Hapoel Be’er Sheva's upcoming game in Turkey.Neri Weiss, 1/2/2017, 3:06 AM

39 dead in attack on Istanbul nightclub

39 people killed and at least 40 wounded in a shooting attack during New Year's Eve celebration at a nightclub in Istanbul.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2017, 2:24 AM

Turks on Twitter blame Jews for Turkey’s unending crises

Jews were blamed for the Russian ambassador's murder and a lethal car bombing. Uzay Bulut, 12/31/2016, 6:18 PM

Ceasefire in Syria takes effect

New nationwide ceasefire in Syria brokered by Russia and Turkey takes effect in a potentially major breakthrough in the conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2016, 1:09 AM

Turkish FM: Ceasefire could be in place 'at any moment'

Turkish Foreign Minister says ceasefire could be in place 'at any moment.'Mordechai Sones, 12/29/2016, 12:05 PM

Turkey and Russia broker ceasefire in all of Syria

Turkey and Russia have agreed to a ceasefire plan for all of Syria that should come into force at midnight Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2016, 10:17 AM

Turkish television show: Shoot the Israeli Consular Officer

Turkish government's TV station shows woman threatening Israeli Consular Officer's life.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2016, 2:28 PM

Turkish cafeteria head arrested for insulting Erdogan

The head of a cafeteria at the Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet arrested after saying he wouldn't serve Erdogan tea.Elad Benari, 12/27/2016, 5:07 AM

Erdogan extends Hanukkah greetings to local Jews

In Hanukkah message, Erdogan says Turkey places great importance on the freedom of everyone to observe their own religion and traditions.Ben Ariel, 12/26/2016, 6:37 AM

Turkey beefs up military presence near Syria border

Turkey deploys more tanks and artillery to its border with war-torn Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2016, 2:10 AM

Turkish air strikes in Syria kill 47 civilians

Turkish air strikes on ISIS bastion in northern Syria kill 47 civilians, including 14 children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2016, 2:09 AM

Turkey blames Erdogan rival for Russian envoy's death

Turkey’s Foreign Minister tells John Kerry that Fethulleh Gulen was behind the assassination of the Russian envoy to Ankara.Ben Ariel, 12/21/2016, 4:46 AM

Netanyahu: Civilized world must come together to fight terror

Prime Minister Netanyahu condemns assassination of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey.Elad Benari, 12/20/2016, 12:08 AM

Watch: Russian ambassador to Turkey killed in shooting attack

The Russian ambassador to Ankara, Andrei Karlov, was killed in a gun attack in the Turkish capital on Monday.Arutz Sheva, 12/19/2016, 6:38 PM

'Infidel!' Ottoman slur raises hackles in Turkey

The use by a senior Turkish official of the word "infidel" has sparked accusations of discrimination against Turkish minorities.AFP, 12/15/2016, 7:39 AM

New Turkish ambassador hopes to enhance relations

Kemal Okam, Turkey's first ambassador to Israel since 2010, presents his credentials to President Reuven Rivlin.Elad Benari, 12/13/2016, 2:16 AM

Netanyahu: Turkey must condemn terror against Israel

Prime Minister lambasts bombings in Turkey, but adds fight against terrorism must be mutual, calls on Turkey to condemn anti-Israel terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2016, 7:25 PM

Death toll in Istanbul explosions climbs to 29

Turkish President says explosions outside Istanbul soccer stadium were a terrorist attack against security forces and citizens.Elad Benari, 12/11/2016, 3:54 AM

Turkish court drops case against IDF commanders

In accordance with reconciliation deal with Israel, court in Istanbul drops case against IDF commanders being tried over Marmara raid.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/9/2016, 10:02 PM

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey presents credentials

Eitan Naeh, Israel's first ambassador to Turkey since 2010, presents credentials to President Erdogan.Ben Ariel, 12/6/2016, 4:14 AM

A good many Turks celebrated Israel's fires on Twitter

Happy, venomous Turkish hashtags abounded as people were losing their homes. Reconciliation, anyone? Uzay Bulut, 12/5/2016, 3:47 PM

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey arrives in Ankara

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey, Eitan Naeh, arrives in the capital, becoming Israel's first envoy to Turkey since 2010.Elad Benari, 12/2/2016, 4:42 AM

Rivlin thanks Erdogan for firefighting assistance

President Rivlin speaks with Turkish counterpart, thanks him for his country's assistance during the recent wave of fires.Elad Benari, 11/28/2016, 1:09 AM

Australia seeks extradition of ISIS terror suspect

Australia seeking the extradition ISIS operative Neil Prakash, who was reported dead but was actually caught alive by Turkey.Ben Ariel, 11/27/2016, 4:05 AM

Islam expert: Erdogan continues to support Hamas

Islam expert Dr. Ephraim Herrera says Erdogan continues to support Hamas, and that the Muezzin Law is consistent with Islam.Eliran Baruch, 11/24/2016, 5:34 PM

Turkey: 'Muezzin Law' is an insult

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister says law prohibiting mosques from using loudspeakers is an insult to the history of Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 11/22/2016, 5:14 AM

Erdogan: Israel killed thousands in Gaza and Palestine

Turkish President refuses to take back his past verbal attacks against Israel, including his comparison of Israel and Hitler.Elad Benari, 11/22/2016, 12:03 AM

Turkish double standard on terror?

Turkish President Erodgan blasts European tolerance for Kurdish PKK members - all while Turkey hosts Hamas terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2016, 2:05 PM

Erdogan insists: IDF attacked the Marmara without provocation

Turkish President calls for a “new page” in his country’s relations with Israel, but refuses to apologize for Marmara incident.Elad Benari, 11/21/2016, 6:07 AM

Erdogan: My people believe U.S. was behind coup attempt

Turkish President says the Turkish people believe the U.S. was behind failed military coup because it didn't extradite his rival.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2016, 4:14 AM

In post-coup Turkey, Jews plan their future abroad

Thousands of Turkish Jews are seeking foreign passports.Cnaan Liphshiz, 11/17/2016, 1:57 AM

After 6 years, Israel appoints new ambassador to Turkey

Eitan Naeh, currently at Israel's London embassy, will fill the post after a six year cut in Israel-Turkey relations.AFP and Arutz Sheva , 11/15/2016, 6:10 PM

Turkey: Don't travel to US

Turkey warns citizens not to travel to US, citing 'violent protests' as reason.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2016, 12:44 PM

Hamas still operating in Turkey

Hamas still operating in Turkey, receiving Turkish assistance despite reconciliation deal; Israel ignores violation of agreements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2016, 11:26 AM

Turkey sacks thousands of civil servants

Turkey dismisses another 10,000 civil servants over suspected links to failed July coup.Ben Ariel, 10/31/2016, 1:04 AM

Iraq forces launch operation to cut Mosul off from Syria

Iraqi forces attempt to cut ISIS supply lines, residents flee homes in Mosul.AFP, 10/30/2016, 9:22 AM

Erdogan vows to bring back the death penalty

Turkish President declares his government would ask parliament to consider reintroducing the death penalty, as punishment for coup plotters.Ben Ariel, 10/30/2016, 6:29 AM

Turkey hits Kurds in Syria, fights ISIS

Turkey hits Syrian Kurd group with rockets after Syrian opposition fighters opened fire in town.AFP, 10/22/2016, 11:40 PM

Greece returns Syrians to Turkey

Greece defends decision to return Syrians to Turkey.AFP, 10/22/2016, 10:59 PM

Israel & Turkey take steps to normalize ties

Israel & Turkey are beginning to mend diplomatic ties - discuss joint gas pipeline and will soon exchange ambassadorsILTV, 10/19/2016, 10:21 AM

Three killed in suicide attack in Turkey's Gaziantep

Suspected ISIS suicide bomber blows himself up during an anti-terror raid in the Turkish city of Gaziantep.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/16/2016, 7:03 PM

Turkey helps fight ISIS in Syria

Turkey helps Syrian rebels clear out ISIS strongholds in northern town of Dabiq.AFP, 10/15/2016, 7:24 PM

Turkey arrests brother of Gulen

Turkish police detain brother of preacher Fethullah Gulen, accused of masterminding the failed July coup.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/2/2016, 11:40 PM

Report: Israel pays compensation to Turkey

Turkish media reports Israel paid compensation for Mavi Marmara flotilla as part of the reconciliation agreement between the two countries.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/1/2016, 12:18 AM

Turkey state of emergency to be extended?

Turkey's National Security Council announces it will propose extending the state of emergency introduced in July.Ben Ariel, 9/29/2016, 3:41 AM

EU launches debit cards for refugees in Turkey

Europen Union launches 350 million Euro program for pre-paid debit cards to be given to Syrian refugees in Turkey.AFP, 9/27/2016, 1:15 AM

Erdogan meets American Jewish leaders

Turkish President discusses Turkey-Israel relations with Jewish-American leaders in New York.Ben Ariel, 9/23/2016, 3:13 AM

1 wounded in failed attack on Israeli embassy in Turkey

One person reported wounded by gunfire during attempted attack on Israel's embassy in Turkey.David Rosenberg, 9/21/2016, 1:35 PM

Erdogan: We'll promote solution between Israel and the PA

Turkish President tells UN General Assembly his country would use the reconciliation agreement with Israel to bring about peace.Elad Benari, 9/21/2016, 5:13 AM