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Man shot driving tractor towards Israeli ambassador's house

Man shot driving tractor towards Israeli ambassador's house

Man wounded by Ankara police after refusing orders to halt while driving tractor towards Israeli ambassador's house.David Rosenberg, 16/10/2018 11:44
Suicide bomb threat forces evacuation of Iran embassy in Turkey

Suicide bomb threat forces evacuation of Iran embassy in Turkey

Iranian embassy in Ankara evacuated following warning of possible suicide bombing attack.David Rosenberg, 15/10/2018 12:56
Erdogan spokesman condemns attack on U.S. embassy

Erdogan spokesman condemns attack on U.S. embassy

Spokesman for Turkish President says attack on U.S. Embassy in Ankara was an attempt to create chaos.Ben Ariel, 21/08/2018 05:15
New Ambassador presents credentials to Turkey's Erdogan

New Ambassador presents credentials to Turkey's Erdogan

Watch: Israel's new ambassador to Turkey is ready to get to work, now that he’s officially been received in Ankara.ILTV, 07/12/2016 20:52
Attack on Israeli embassy in Turkey foiled

Attack on Israeli embassy in Turkey foiled

One person reported wounded by gunfire during attempted attack on Israel's embassy in Turkey.David Rosenberg, 21/09/2016 13:35
Erdogan threatens EU: Pay up, or take the migrants

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, 26/07/2016 14:22
Turkey warns ISIS is planning synagogue attacks

Turkey warns ISIS is planning synagogue attacks

Turkish police warn ISIS is posed to strike synagogues and churches on Easter this Sunday, a week after Istanbul bombing.Ari Yashar, 26/03/2016 23:57
Turkey says bomber trained with Syrian Kurds

Turkey says bomber trained with Syrian Kurds

No group has claimed credit for Ankara blast that killed 35, but Turkey says female suicide bomber was linked to YPG in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2016 19:29
Netanyahu condemns Ankara attack

Netanyahu condemns Ankara attack

In what some see as a sign that relations with Turkey are improving, Netanyahu expresses solidarity with Turkey following Ankara bombing.Elad Benari, 14/03/2016 06:13
Erdogan vows to defeat terror after Ankara attack

Erdogan vows to defeat terror after Ankara attack

Turkish President says he will "bring terrorism to its knees" after deadly car bomb in Ankara.Ben Ariel, 14/03/2016 02:16
Turkey blocks social media following Ankara attack

Turkey blocks social media following Ankara attack

Turkish court bans access to Facebook and Twitter after images from Ankara attack were shared on them.Ben Ariel, 14/03/2016 00:14
Watch: Car bomb in Turkish capital kills 32

Watch: Car bomb in Turkish capital kills 32

Camera catches huge explosion in Ankara that left 75 wounded, a month after Kurdish militants staged near identical attack.Ari Yashar, 13/03/2016 21:20
Kurdish group claims Ankara bombing

Kurdish group claims Ankara bombing

The Kurdistan Freedom Falcons claim the suicide car bomb attack that killed 28 people in Turkey's capital.Arutz Sheva North America, 19/02/2016 21:21
Abbas condemns terrorism...in Turkey

Abbas condemns terrorism...in Turkey

While he refuses to condemn attacks against Israelis, PA chairman is quick to condemn terror attack in Ankara.Dalit Halevi, 19/02/2016 03:44
Erdogan vows to fight 'pawns' carrying out attacks

Erdogan vows to fight 'pawns' carrying out attacks

Responding to Ankara attack, Turkish President says his country’s fight against "terror will grow more determined.Ben Ariel, 18/02/2016 02:13
Turkey Continues to Reprimand Israel

Turkey Continues to Reprimand Israel

Turkey once again rebuked Israeli charge d'affaires on Monday, days after meeting with her on the Turks denied entry to Ben Gurion Airport.Nitsan Keidar, 29/06/2015 19:53
U.S. Envoy Dyes Hair Blonde in Response to Mayor

U.S. Envoy Dyes Hair Blonde in Response to Mayor

Ambassador John Bass hits back at mayor of Ankara who referred to State Department spokeswoman as "dumb blonde".Elad Benari, Canada, 01/05/2015 22:13
Ankara Mayor Attacks 'Dumb Blonde' Marie Harf

Ankara Mayor Attacks 'Dumb Blonde' Marie Harf

Mayor of Turkey's capital city Ankara attacks US State Dept. spokeswoman in bizarre Twitter outburst over Baltimore riots.Ari Soffer, 30/04/2015 11:38
Mayor Arrested for Building Robot Statue

Mayor Arrested for Building Robot Statue

Criminal complaint filed against Turkish mayor Melih Gökçek for using taxpayers money to erect a 6-meter robot statue in Ankara.Cynthia Blank, 12/04/2015 16:23
Turkish Election Board Rejects Request for Recount

Turkish Election Board Rejects Request for Recount

Ankara's provincial election body rejects opposition's appeal against the results of the local election.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/04/2014 23:53
3,000 Protesters Aim at Istanbul’s Taksim Square

3,000 Protesters Aim at Istanbul’s Taksim Square

Once again, protesters tried to mass in Istanbul’s iconic Taksim Square and were stopped by police with water cannon and tear gas.Chana Ya'ar, 07/07/2013 16:08
Istanbul Protests Continue in Taksim Square

Istanbul Protests Continue in Taksim Square

Thousands gathered again at Istanbul’s iconic Taksim Square to express their discontent with the Turkish government's attitude.Chana Ya'ar, 30/06/2013 12:45
Strikes, Demonstrations Continue Across Turkey

Strikes, Demonstrations Continue Across Turkey

Demonstrations continued across Turkey Monday but slowly came under police control as thousands protested against the Erdogan government.Chana Ya'ar, 17/06/2013 19:29
Turkish Gov't vs. Twitter, Facebook

Turkish Gov't vs. Twitter, Facebook

A spokesman for Turkey’s ruling AK Party on Wednesday labeled the Twitter social media website to be "deadlier than car bombs."Chana Ya'ar, 12/06/2013 12:28
Tensions Rising, Turkish Police Attack Protesters

Tensions Rising, Turkish Police Attack Protesters

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan orders police to "intervene" with protesters across the nation.Chana Ya'ar, 10/06/2013 20:12
Turkish Diplomat Underlines Need for Peace

Turkish Diplomat Underlines Need for Peace

A veteran Turkish diplomat underscores the importance of renewing ties and maintaining peace with Ankara's former ally, Israel.Hana Levi Julian, 29/04/2013 20:56
Israel, Turkey Discuss Possible Strike on Iran?

Israel, Turkey Discuss Possible Strike on Iran?

Israeli envoy Yaakov Amidror begins to raise the issue of Iran in delicate talks in Ankara Sunday as negotiations discuss the Mavi Marmara.Chana Ya'ar, 21/04/2013 14:59
Turkey Assigns Ambassador to 'Palestine'

Turkey Assigns Ambassador to 'Palestine'

Turkey has become the “first state with an ambassador recognized by Palestine,” according to a headline in a Turkish newspaper.Chana Ya'ar, 15/04/2013 14:48
Turkey's New Syrian Camps for Christians, Kurds

Turkey's New Syrian Camps for Christians, Kurds

Turkey is building new Syrian refugee camps for two minority groups, the Christians and the Kurds.Chana Ya'ar, 11/04/2013 11:43
Kerry Meets with PA's Fayyad, Israel's Leaders

Kerry Meets with PA's Fayyad, Israel's Leaders

US Secy of State John Kerry met Monday with PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad in Jerusalem ahead of ongoing talks with Israeli officials.Chana Ya'ar, 08/04/2013 20:18
Israeli, PA Officials Meet in Istanbul

Israeli, PA Officials Meet in Istanbul

After Turkey's leader calls Zionism a “crime against humanity,” Israeli and Palestinian Authority officials quietly meet in Istanbul.Chana Ya'ar, 03/03/2013 11:24
Turkish PM Labels Zionism ‘Crime Against Humanity’

Turkish PM Labels Zionism ‘Crime Against Humanity’

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has again verbally attacked Israel in a public forum, this time at a UN conference in Vienna.Chana Ya'ar, 28/02/2013 16:07
Israel Agrees to Let Turkey Ship Materials to Gaza

Israel Agrees to Let Turkey Ship Materials to Gaza

Israel allows Turkey to ship materials and experts to Gaza despite Ankara's attempts to undermine the Jewish State in NATO.Chana Ya'ar, 12/02/2013 04:46
Turkey, Iran to Unite in Joint University?

Turkey, Iran to Unite in Joint University?

Iran has announced plans for a joint university with Turkey to expand scientific and technological cooperation.Chana Ya'ar, 11/02/2013 17:43
Outlawed Turkish Group Claims Ankara Attack

Outlawed Turkish Group Claims Ankara Attack

The Revolutionary People's Liberation Party claims responsibility for the attack at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara.Elad Benari, 03/02/2013 04:01
White House: Ankara Bombing a Terror Attack

White House: Ankara Bombing a Terror Attack

"A suicide bombing on the perimeter of an embassy is by definition an act of terror," says White House spokesman Jay Carney.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/02/2013 23:10
Netanyahu Condemns Ankara Terror Attack

Netanyahu Condemns Ankara Terror Attack

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sends a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, condemns the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Ankara.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/02/2013 21:36
Turkish Bomber Was Member of Outlawed Group

Turkish Bomber Was Member of Outlawed Group

Suicide bomber who killed one person in an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Ankara is a member of an outlawed leftist group.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/02/2013 20:45
Explosion at US Embassy in Turkey

Explosion at US Embassy in Turkey

Two people have been killed and several people wounded in an explosion, likely a suicide bomb, outside the US embassy in Ankara.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2013 13:48
Turkey to Ask NATO for Patriots on Syrian Border

Turkey to Ask NATO for Patriots on Syrian Border

Turkey is planning to ask NATO for Patriot missiles to help defend its southern region from Syria, said a highly-placed Ankara source. Chana Ya'ar, 07/11/2012 15:52
Turkey to Return 3 Israeli Drones

Turkey to Return 3 Israeli Drones

Turkey plans to return three tactical drones to Israel, allegedly due to "poor performance."Chana Ya'ar, 04/11/2012 11:19
Turkey Rejects Israel 'Invitation' for Syria Talks

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, 22/10/2012 22:22
Turkey Grounds Armenian Plane for Security Check

Turkey Grounds Armenian Plane for Security Check

Ankara ordered an Armenian plane to land in the city of Erzurum for inspection before allowing it to leave Turkish air space Monday.Chana Ya'ar, 15/10/2012 16:24
US Warned Turkey of Weapons on Syrian Plane

US Warned Turkey of Weapons on Syrian Plane

The US warned Turkey there was military cargo aboard a Syrian aircraft intercepted by Ankara Wednesday night – correctly.Chana Ya'ar, 11/10/2012 12:42
Report: Kurds, Tehran Unite Against Turkey

Report: Kurds, Tehran Unite Against Turkey

A Turkish newspaper reports the Iranian branch of the Kurdistan Workers' Party terror group has struck a deal with Tehran to fight Turkey. Chana Ya'ar, 11/10/2012 08:00
Turkey Authorizes Incursion to Syria 'If Needed'

Turkey Authorizes Incursion to Syria 'If Needed'

Turkish parliament has authorized cross-border military action, if deemed necessary by the government.Gil Ronen, 04/10/2012 17:26
Turkish PM Again Rejects Ties with Israel

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, 20/09/2012 09:38
10,000 Syrian Refugees Wait to Enter Turkey

10,000 Syrian Refugees Wait to Enter Turkey

More than 200,000 Syrians have fled the savage civil war ripping apart their homeland this year. Now 10,000 are waiting to enter Turkey.Chana Ya'ar, 06/09/2012 12:45
Turkey: Assad Gave Heavy Weapons to PKK

Turkey: Assad Gave Heavy Weapons to PKK

Turkey's ruling AK Party accuses Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of “heaving heavy weapons” for Kurdish PKK terrorists in northern Syria.Chana Ya'ar, 30/08/2012 16:43
Analysis: Can Israel, Turkey Climb Down the Tree?

Analysis: Can Israel, Turkey Climb Down the Tree?

An Israeli delegation is quietly welcomed to Turkey to discuss finding ways for the two nations to climb down the diplomatic tree. Carol Halavi, 19/08/2012 18:32
Israeli, US Navies Finish 'Reliant Mermaid' Drill

Israeli, US Navies Finish 'Reliant Mermaid' Drill

The Israeli and US Navies have completed a joint maritime safety drill once held together each year with Turkey.Chana Ya'ar, 19/08/2012 15:44
Israeli Blogger Detained Near Syria-Turkey Border

Israeli Blogger Detained Near Syria-Turkey Border

A blogger with dual Israeli-US citizenship was detained in Turkey Saturday while reporting on Syria near the border in the Kurdish region.Chana Ya'ar, 12/08/2012 11:42
Syria Shoots at Second Turkish Aircraft

Syria Shoots at Second Turkish Aircraft

Syria has attempted to shoot down a second Turkish aircraft searching for missing pilots, Ankara announced Monday.Chana Ya'ar, 25/06/2012 22:48
 Turkey Fears Syrian Conflict Spilling Over Border

Turkey Fears Syrian Conflict Spilling Over Border

Turkey has expressed fears the growing civil war in Syria is beginning to spill over its border. About 2,000 refugees arrived in 48 hours.Chana Ya'ar, 13/06/2012 13:24
Protesters Call for Masses to March to Jerusalem

Protesters Call for Masses to March to Jerusalem

Dozens demonstrate outside against the Israeli Embassy in Ankara, call for participation in Global March to Jerusalem. Elad Benari, 25/03/2012 04:36
Arab League Adds 17 Syrians to Travel Ban

Arab League Adds 17 Syrians to Travel Ban

The Cairo-based Arab League has tightened its sanctions on Syria, listing 17 high-ranking officials on a travel ban to other Arab nations.Chana Ya'ar, 01/12/2011 17:00
Turkey Hits Syria with Sanctions

Turkey Hits Syria with Sanctions

Turkey has struck Syria with a list of economic sanctions designed to break the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.Chana Ya'ar, 30/11/2011 12:15