'Better to have a united Jerusalem than be loved by Turkey'

Chairman of Jewish Home party not impressed by Turkish president's threat to cut diplomatic ties with Israel over US recognition of J'lem.Tal Polon, Tuesday, 1:28 PM

Erdogan vows to boycott American ambassador

Turkish President says Turkish officials will boycott the U.S. ambassador to Ankara, as dispute between the two countries continues.Elad Benari, 10/11/2017, 5:15 AM

42 Turkish soldiers found guilty of trying to kill Erdogan

Turkish court finds 42 former soldiers guilty of trying to kill Erdogan during last year's failed coup.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/4/2017, 11:28 PM

Khamenei: America and Israel seek to create 'new Israel'

Iran’s Supreme Leader warns against Kurdish state, says U.S. and foreign powers plan to create a new Israel in the Middle East.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/4/2017, 9:57 PM

Erdogan: Only Israel recognizes Kurdish referendum

Turkish President repeats claims of connection between Mossad and Kurdish referendum.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/4/2017, 8:11 PM

Putin: Conditions exist for end of Syria war

Russian President visits Turkey, agrees with Erdogan on de-escalation zone in Syria's Idlib province.Ben Ariel, 9/29/2017, 2:14 AM

Erdogan threatens to halt renewed Israel ties over Kurdish state

'If Israel does not reconsider its support for Kurdish independence, Turkey will not be able to take many steps we would have with Israel.'JTA, 9/26/2017, 10:03 PM

Turkey threatens 'ethnic war' over Kurdish independence

Erdogan warns Iraqi Kurdish leader against pushing for independence following referendum. 'Waving Israeli flags will not save you.'AFP, 9/26/2017, 1:58 PM

Erdogan tries (and fails) to censor an American Think Tank

NATO, cowtowing to Turkish despot Erdogan, tried to stop a Turkish dissident from speaking at a conference run by MEF. Daniel Pipes would have none of it. Winfield Myers, 9/24/2017, 5:08 AM

Qatar's Emir meets Erdogan

Qatar Emir holds talks with Turkish President amid continued diplomatic crisis with Saudi Arabia.Ben Ariel, 9/15/2017, 6:37 AM

Erdogan: Israel 'undermining' peace efforts

Turkish President meets Abbas, calls on Israel to end actions that undermine efforts to reach a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 8/29/2017, 5:06 AM

No Kurdish state, vows Erdogan

Turkish President pledges to thwart any possibility of a Kurdish state being established in northern Syria.Dalit Halevi, 8/23/2017, 4:05 AM

Jordan and Turkey call for 'serious and effective' peace talks

Jordan's King Abdullah II and Turkish President Erdogan meet, call for "serious and effective" Israel-PA peace talks.Elad Benari, 8/22/2017, 3:10 AM

Erdogan: Removal of metal detectors 'not enough'

Turkish President: 'The Israeli Government wants to destroy the Islamic character of Jerusalem with a new practice every day.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2017, 5:01 PM

Foreign Ministry to Erdoğan: See to your own business

Foreign Ministry severely censures words of Turkish president, who today called on world Muslims to overrun Jerusalem.Mordechai Sones, 7/25/2017, 9:04 PM

Erdogan urges all Muslims to 'visit' and 'protect' Jerusalem

Turkish President: 'They are attempting to take the mosque from Muslim hands on the pretext of fighting terrorism.'AFP, 7/25/2017, 3:04 PM

Erdogan slams Israel's 'disregard of the law'

Turkish President accuses Israel of harming the region because of its security measures at the Temple Mount.Elad Benari, 7/25/2017, 4:12 AM

Erdogan condemns Israel's 'excessive force'

Turkish President says Israel uses excessive force on Temple Mount, urges the international community to take action.Elad Benari, 7/23/2017, 6:38 AM

Erdogan demands Israel remove metal detectors

President Rivlin tells Turkish counterpart Turkey should show the same support for Israel after terror attack Israel showed Turkey.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2017, 9:21 PM

Turkey arrests filmmaker over movie about Erdogan

Turkish police detains prominent film director who made a movie showing Erdogan under gunpoint during coup.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/14/2017, 5:13 AM

Erdogan: The demands placed on Qatar are unacceptable

Turkish President reaffirms support for Qatar, rejects demands made by the countries that cut ties with it.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2017, 4:12 AM

Erdogan: Qatar doesn't sponsor terrorism

Turkish President insists he has never known Qatar to support terror organizations, urges Saudi Arabia to restore ties.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/10/2017, 2:12 AM

Erdogan re-elected as leader of his party

Turkish President re-elected as leader of the ruling AK Party. He was the only candidate.Ben Ariel, 5/22/2017, 5:38 AM

'Erdogan's comments are unnecessary incitement'

Minister Ayoob Kara responds to Turkish President who urged Muslims to "protect Jerusalem from Judaization".Hezki Baruch, 5/15/2017, 4:03 AM

'Trump determined to make deal: We don't know what it'll be.'

Education Minister says deal with Erdogan was mistake, he does not oppose negotiations with PA under President Trump.Gary Willig, 5/9/2017, 6:39 PM

Rivlin responds to Erdogan

President Rivlinmeets with Archbishop of Canterbury, says Erdogan's attack does not change Jewish nature of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2017, 4:54 PM

Erdan: Turkish president is harming security of J'lem residents

Public Security Minister warns of potentially dangerous consequences of Erdogan's statements, as Turkish ambassador summoned for rebuke.Tal Polon, 5/9/2017, 12:46 PM

'We shouldn't have apologized, paid compensation to Turkey'

Former Likud minister Gideon Saar addresses Erdogan's recent statements against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2017, 10:57 AM

Erdogan attacks Israel yet again

For the second time in 24 hours, the Turkish President slams Israel, emphasizing the 'necessity to prevent the Judaization of Jerusalem.'Nitzan Keidar, 5/9/2017, 10:10 AM

Israel to Erdogan: You will not preach morality to us

Israel says Turkish President should not criticize the only democracy in the Middle East when he abuses human rights in his own country.Gary Willig, 5/8/2017, 8:43 PM

Erdogan calls on Muslims to ascend Temple Mount

Turkish President says Muslims should ascend holiest site in Judaism to 'fight the occupation' and protest the 'Muezzin Bill.'Gary Willig, 5/8/2017, 8:11 PM

Erdogan: Talk of moving US embassy 'extremely wrong'

Turkish President warns moving a single stone in Jerusalem could have serious implications for Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 5/8/2017, 7:37 PM

Turkey rejects appeals against referendum

Turkey's election authority rejects opposition requests to cancel referendum that boosted Erdogan's authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/20/2017, 4:42 AM

Erdogan claims victory in vote on expanded presidential power

Turkish president pulls ahead in referendum to grant him greater powers. 3 killed in polling station shooting.Gary Willig, 4/16/2017, 10:01 PM

Turkey, where are your Jews?

Since 1923, when the Turkish Republic was established, Jews have been exposed to systematic discrimination and campaigns of forced Turkification and Islamization.  Uzay Bulut, 4/12/2017, 10:36 AM

Erdogan demands removal of laptop ban

Turkish President urges the United States and Britain to lift bans on laptops on flights.Ben Ariel, 3/24/2017, 3:16 AM

Germany to Erdogan: You've gone too far

Germany angry after Turkish President accuses Merkel of using "Nazi measures".Ben Ariel, 3/20/2017, 5:40 AM

Ya'alon: Erdogan seeking to be 'neo-Ottoman empire'

EX-Defense Minister says Erdogan's Turkey one of several radical elements seeking to expand hegemony over Middle East, including Iran.AFP, 3/15/2017, 4:13 PM

Turkey bans Dutch envoy

Turkey bans Dutch ambassador to Ankara, suspends high-level political contacts with the Netherlands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2017, 4:15 AM

Erdogan calls for sanctions on the Netherlands

Turkish President urges international organizations to impose sanctions on the Netherlands.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2017, 2:07 AM

Exposé: In Turkey, government dismisses academics, police beat them

Mass dismissals have made some departments inoperable, and those who protest find their lives in danger. An expose that must be addressed. Uzay Bulut, 2/24/2017, 3:59 PM

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

Hamas leader in Istanbul welcomes anti-Israel UN Resolution

Turkey may have welcomed Israel's ambassador, but it saved its biggest welcome for Israel's arch-enemy, Khaled Mashal. Uzay Bulut, 1/8/2017, 11:13 PM

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

U.S. embassy in Ankara denies supporting ISIS

United States embassy in Ankara denies Erdogan claims that Washington supported Islamic State jihadists in the Syrian conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2016, 4:39 AM

Erdogan: The United States backs ISIS

Turkish President accuses the West of backing "terror groups" operating in Syria, including ISIS jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2016, 3:09 AM

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

Erdogan: Russian ambassador's killer was affiliated with Gulen

Turkish President says the killer of Russia's ambassador to Turkey was a member of the group of his longtime rival Fethullah Gulen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2016, 4:37 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

Erdogan calls on Muslims to 'protect Jerusalem'

Turkish President urges all Muslims to “defend the Palestinian cause” and protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque from "Israeli discrimination".Ben Ariel, 11/30/2016, 6:16 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

Hamas welcomes Erdogan offer to mediate prisoner exchange

Hamas official Khalil al-Hayya welcomes Turkish President's readiness to mediate between Hamas and Israel.Ben Ariel, 11/25/2016, 6:14 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

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