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Turkey: Israel sought to create 'terror state' in Syria

Turkey: Israel sought to create 'terror state' in Syria

Turkish Foreign Minister claims a group of countries, led by Israel, sought to establish terrorist state in northern Syria.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2019 02:50
Erdogan: Whoever is on Israel's side, we are against them

Erdogan: Whoever is on Israel's side, we are against them

Turkish President continues to criticize Israel, tells members of his party the country will oppose anyone who supports Israel.Elad Benari, 29/07/2019 06:06
Netanyahu responds to Erdogan: What a joke!

Netanyahu responds to Erdogan: What a joke!

PM Netanyahu fires back after Turkish President condemns Netanyahu’s affirmation of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people.Elad Benari, 13/03/2019 00:39
Turkey: Israeli recognition of Armenia genocide would be harmful

Turkey: Israeli recognition of Armenia genocide would be harmful

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Israel will only be harming itself if it recognizes the killing of Armenians in the Ottoman era as genocide.Ben Ariel, Canada, 25/05/2018 21:09
'Erdogan criticizing Israel for political purposes'

'Erdogan criticizing Israel for political purposes'

Former Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon unfazed by Turkish President's anti-Israel rhetoric.Benny Tocker, 18/05/2018 04:46
Erdogan: Hamas is not a terrorist organization

Erdogan: Hamas is not a terrorist organization

Turkish President continues to attack Israel over violence in Gaza, "reminds" Netanyahu that Hamas is a "resistance movement".Elad Benari, 16/05/2018 00:04
Turkey: Israel using 'disproportionate force' on Gazans

Turkey: Israel using 'disproportionate force' on Gazans

Turkey accuses Israel of using "disproportionate force" against Gazans who marched towards the border.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/03/2018 20:40
Turkey rejects Israeli claims it helped Hamas

Turkey rejects Israeli claims it helped Hamas

Turkey rejects claims it helped Hamas as "incompatible with reality".Ben Ariel, 14/02/2018 02:06
Erdogan blasts 'terrorist' Israel, Netanyahu fires back

Erdogan blasts 'terrorist' Israel, Netanyahu fires back

After Turkish President accuses Israel of killing children, Netanyahu says he bombs Kurdish villagers and will not lecture Israel.Elad Benari, 11/12/2017 03:06
Erdogan: Only Israel recognizes Kurdish referendum

Erdogan: Only Israel recognizes Kurdish referendum

Turkish President repeats claims of connection between Mossad and Kurdish referendum.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/10/2017 20:11
Erdogan slams Israel's 'disregard of the law'

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, 25/07/2017 04:12
Erdogan condemns Israel's 'excessive force'

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, 23/07/2017 06:38
Turkey’s Deputy PM blasts Israel for closing Temple Mount

Turkey’s Deputy PM blasts Israel for closing Temple Mount

Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister says two-day closure of the Temple Mount was "crime against humanity."Elad Benari, 18/07/2017 03:13
Turkish tourism minister visits Israel

Turkish tourism minister visits Israel

Turkey's tourism minister, Nabi Avci, becomes first member of his country's cabinet to visit Israel since 2010.Elad Benari, 08/02/2017 04:16
High-ranking Turkish delegation to visit Israel

High-ranking Turkish delegation to visit Israel

Turkish delegation to visit Israel, discuss gas pipeline between the two countries.Elad Benari, 05/02/2017 05:34
Israel and Turkey to resume diplomatic dialogue after six years

Israel and Turkey to resume diplomatic dialogue after six years

Foreign Ministry Director-General Yuval Rotem to travel to Turkey for a series of diplomatic meetings with local officials.Nitsan Keidar, 31/01/2017 01:12
New Turkish ambassador hopes to enhance relations

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, 13/12/2016 02:16
Turkish court drops case against IDF commanders

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, 09/12/2016 22:02
Israel's new ambassador to Turkey presents credentials

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, 06/12/2016 04:14
Israel's new ambassador to Turkey arrives in Ankara

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, 02/12/2016 04:42
Rivlin thanks Erdogan for firefighting assistance

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, 28/11/2016 01:09
Turkey: 'Muezzin Law' is an insult

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, 22/11/2016 05:14
Erdogan: Israel killed thousands in Gaza and Palestine

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, 22/11/2016 00:03
Erdogan insists: IDF attacked the Marmara without provocation

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, 21/11/2016 06:07
Marmara families won't drop lawsuits

Marmara families won't drop lawsuits

Despite receiving compensation from Israel, families of Turkish Islamists killed in 2010 flotilla vow to pursue criminal cases.Elad Benari, 30/10/2016 05:44
Israel and Turkey to discuss gas pipeline

Israel and Turkey to discuss gas pipeline

Israel and Turkey agree to begin discussions on building a gas pipeline to pump Israeli gas to Europe.Elad Benari, 14/10/2016 04:44
Steinitz to meet Turkish counterpart in Istanbul

Steinitz to meet Turkish counterpart in Istanbul

Israel's Energy Minister expected to meet his Turkish counterpart on Thursday.Elad Benari, 09/10/2016 06:42
Report: Israel pays compensation to Turkey

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, 01/10/2016 00:18
Erdogan: We'll promote Israel-PA solution

Erdogan: We'll promote Israel-PA solution

Turkish President tells UN General Assembly his country would use the reconciliation agreement with Israel to bring about peace.Elad Benari, 21/09/2016 05:13
Report: Netanyahu and Erdogan will meet

Report: Netanyahu and Erdogan will meet

Israeli PM and Turkish President will reportedly meet on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.Nitsan Keidar, 12/09/2016 05:17
Turkey sends second aid delivery to Gaza

Turkey sends second aid delivery to Gaza

Turkish aid for Gaza sent for the second time since relations were normalized between Israel and Ankara.Elad Benari, 04/09/2016 05:29
Turkish President signs reconciliation bill

Turkish President signs reconciliation bill

Turkish President signs bill that provides the legislative authority to implement the reconciliation agreement between Turkey and Israel.Elad Benari, 01/09/2016 03:16
Good reasons for Israel, Turkey to stick together

Good reasons for Israel, Turkey to stick together

If Israel and Turkey can keep from quarreling, they each have much to gain.Andrew Tobin, 26/08/2016 01:43
Turkey and Israel to swap ambassadors shortly

Turkey and Israel to swap ambassadors shortly

Turkey's Foreign Minister says his country and Israel will begin the process of swapping ambassadors "in the coming days".Elad Benari, 24/08/2016 00:08
Israel-Turkey reconciliation to continue

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, 18/07/2016 02:06
Turkish aid ship arrives in Gaza

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, 05/07/2016 06:15
Erdogan: I consulted with Hamas on Israel deal

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, 04/07/2016 02:14
Erdogan blasts Marmara flotilla organizers

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, 30/06/2016 04:16
Goldin family to Cabinet: Are you rubber stamps?

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, 29/06/2016 06:46
Hamas dissatisfied with Israel-Turkey deal

Hamas dissatisfied with Israel-Turkey deal

Hamas official says group's leaders are unhappy with Israel-Turkey reconciliation because it does not remove the naval blockade on Gaza.Elad Benari, 28/06/2016 06:13
Sa'ar: Stop the 'bad agreement' with Turkey

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, 28/06/2016 05:12
Erdogan: Israel deal achieved all the conditions

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, 28/06/2016 02:14
‘Bring our son back from Gaza’

‘Bring our son back from Gaza’

The family of Abera Mengistu demands any deal with Turkey includes their son, who is held by Hamas.Hezki Baruch, 26/06/2016 11:01
Fallen soldiers' families protest Turkey deal

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, 26/06/2016 05:47
Erdogan meets Hamas leader ahead of reconciliation

Erdogan meets Hamas leader ahead of reconciliation

Turkish President meets Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal as his country is reportedly set to announce normalization with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/06/2016 00:39
Israeli and Turkish teams to meet one last time

Israeli and Turkish teams to meet one last time

Israel and Turkey's negotiating teams to meet next week for a decisive round of talks on reconciliation agreement.Elad Benari, 20/06/2016 06:16
Putin supports Israel-Turkey reconciliation

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, 08/06/2016 05:13
Turkish FM: 'One meeting away from Israel deal'

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, 07/06/2016 12:51
Turkey: Agreement with Israel in two months

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, 01/06/2016 04:12
Netanyahu: Reconciliation with Turkey very close

Netanyahu: Reconciliation with Turkey very close

Prime Minister Netanyahu tells visiting congressmen an agreement on reconciliation with Turkey is very close.Ben Ariel, 31/05/2016 03:15
Foreign Ministry reprimands consul in Istanbul

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, 11/05/2016 04:13
Israel-Turkey normalization on hold

Israel-Turkey normalization on hold

Israel's Consul-General to Turkey confirms moves to reconcile Jerusalem, Ankara on hold until new government established.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2016 19:23
Israel to upgrade ties with NATO

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, 04/05/2016 13:07
Turkey: Israel agreed to a Gaza seaport

Turkey: Israel agreed to a Gaza seaport

A leader of Turkish ruling party says in normalization talks Israel agreed to lift naval blockade on Hamas enclave, and compensate Marmara.Dalit Halevy, 17/04/2016 16:35
Erdogan: No deal if Israel keeps Gaza blockade

Erdogan: No deal if Israel keeps Gaza blockade

Turkish President's spokesperson issues normalization ultimatum, demands end of naval blockade and 'Israeli occupation.'Ari Yashar, 11/04/2016 16:42
Turkey vows normalization deal in next meeting

Turkey vows normalization deal in next meeting

After London talks, Turkish Foreign Ministry announces rapprochement deal with Israel will be signed in next meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2016 08:29
Turkey is playing a 'double game' with Israel

Turkey is playing a 'double game' with Israel

As sides meet in ongoing talks, senior Israeli sources accuse Ankara of 'using us' to pressure Russia, estimate talks will fail.Ari Yashar, 07/04/2016 16:27