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Watch: Turkey releases footage of Iranian agents in Istanbul

A number of Iranian agents have been rounded up for allegedly targeting Israeli tourists in Istanbul.

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Turkish media reports: Iran paid agents $35k to target Israelis

Turkish newspaper releases new details after authorities capture additional Iranians involved in attempts to assassinate Israeli tourists.

Turkish media reports: Iran paid agents $35k to target Israelis

Dozens of graves at Istanbul Jewish cemetery vandalized

36 headstones at Turkish Jewish cemetery damaged by vandals.

Dozens of graves at Istanbul Jewish cemetery vandalized

Diplomat was evacuated from Turkey 'like in the movies'

Iranians targeting former Israeli consul stayed in the same hotel as he did, report says.

Diplomat was evacuated from Turkey 'like in the movies'

Threat level lowered for Israelis traveling to Istanbul

National Security Council lowers travel warning from level 4 to level 3 after Iranian cells seeking to harm Israelis arrested.

Threat level lowered for Israelis traveling to Istanbul

Defense Minister: 'We're preparing powerful responses against Iran'

Defense Min. Gantz speaks about Iranian threat to Israelis in Turkey, praises 'achievements' against Iran deal.

'We're preparing powerful responses against Iran'

Turkey: Terror attack against Israelis prevented

'There were families who were a minute away from death, and we warned them,' security source says.

Terror attack against Israelis prevented

Top defense officials: Iranian attack against Israelis in Turkey could happen this weekend

Senior members of the defense establishment hold assessment on threat to Israelis in Turkey: The efforts are increasing.

'Iranian attack in Turkey could happen this weekend'

This is how Israelis are being kidnapped in Turkey

Israeli security body warns: Be wary of Turkish nationals recently enlisted by Iran.

This is how Israelis are being kidnapped in Turkey

'Lock your hotel room door': NSC issues instructions to Israelis staying in Istanbul

National Security Council continues to call on Israelis to leave Istanbul in light terror threats.

NSC issues instructions to Israelis staying in Istanbul

Israeli describes escape from kidnapping attempt in Turkey

Turkish security forces cooperating with Israel to protect Israelis, capture Iranian squads which seek to harm them.

Israeli describes escape from kidnapping attempt in Turkey

Terrifying phone call in Istanbul: 'They're waiting to kill you at the hotel

Israeli tourists called by intelligence official to tell them Iranian squad waiting for them at their hotel, they must go to the airport.

'They're waiting to kill you at the hotel in Istanbul'

Lapid: If you have a flight to Istanbul, cancel it

Foreign Minister says Israelis in Turkey at risk of Iranian attack. 'No vacation is worth your life.'

Lapid: If you have a flight to Istanbul, cancel it

Istanbul's Jews receive Israeli Pres. Herzog with enthusiasm

"We've been waiting for this to happen for a long time," notes one local Jew after Herzog visited Istanbul's Neve Shalom synagogue.

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Pres. Herzog greeted with singing, applause at historic Istanbul synagogue

This is how the president was received at the Neve Shalom synagogue in Istanbul, which has experienced two murderous terrorist attacks.

Herzog greeted with singing at historic Istanbul synagogueplayer

Istanbul Airport opens a kosher meal vending machine for its many Jewish travelers

Kosher Food Point machine offer sandwiches in Istanbul Airport’s main mezzanine.

Istanbul Airport opens a kosher meal vending machine

Erdogan flew rabbis in to Ankara, spent two hours talking with them

In Istanbul, a conference of rabbis from Islamic nations got a surprise: An audience with Erdogan.

Erdogan flew rabbis in to Ankara, spent two hours with them

Israeli diplomats visit couple in Turkish prison

Israeli consul in Istanbul visits couple arrested for 'espionage' after taking picture of Erdogan's palace.

Israeli diplomats visit couple in Turkish prison

Afghanistan's last Jew stuck in limbo in Turkish hotel room

Zebulon Simentov allegedly demands $10 million dollars and money for a winter coat to move to Israel, where he has family.

Afghanistan's last Jew stuck in limbo in Turkish hotel room

Istanbul Pride parade ends in violence

Annual event has been banned since 2014.

Istanbul Pride parade ends in violence

Close aide of former ISIS leader nabbed in Turkey

Afghan national who was a close aide of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi caught in Istanbul.

Close aide of former ISIS leader nabbed in Turkey

Israeli plane lands in Istanbul - for the first time in a decade

After a decade during which Israeli planes were not allowed into Turkey, Israeli passenger plane arrives in Istanbul.

Israeli plane lands in Istanbul

Hamas operating secret cyberwar, intel operation out of Turkey

Western intelligence sources say Gaza-based terrorist group has secret cyberwarfare headquarters in Istanbul.

Hamas operating secret headquarters in Turkey

2 Israelis injured in Istanbul plane accident

There were 183 passengers on the plane which broke in two. 3 were killed, another 179 injured to varying degrees and evacuated to hospitals.

2 Israelis injured in Istanbul plane accident

Turkey: Plane overruns runway, breaks in 2

Sabiha Gokcen airport in Istanbul closed after aircraft splits in 2 after failed landing.

Turkey: Plane overruns runway, breaks in 2player

Key Syrian White Helmets backer found dead in Istanbul

Founder of the Mayday Rescue group, was found dead near his home in central Istanbul; circumstances around his death were unclear.

Key Syrian White Helmets backer found dead in Istanbul

Suspected Istanbul terrorist denies charges against him

Main suspect in New Year's Day 2017 shooting attack in Istanbul denies charges in court. One of the victims in the attack was an Israeli.

Suspected Istanbul terrorist denies charges against him

Secret meeting, talks on aid: Contacts to renew Sudan relations

Special Foreign Ministry envoy met secretly year ago in Istanbul with senior Khartoum officials to renew dialogue between two countries.

Secret meeting, talks on aid: Contacts to renew Sudan relations

Report: Body parts of slain Saudi journalist found

Cut up remains of Jamal Khashoggi reportedly found on grounds of Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Report: Body parts of slain Saudi journalist found

Saudi accused of murdering journalist dies in car crash

1 of the 15 men believed to have murdered Jamal Khashaggi in Saudi consulate reported killed in 'suspicious car crash.'

Saudi accused of murdering journalist dies in car crash

Report: Smartwatch documented murder of missing journalist

Turkish paper reports Jamal Khashoggi activated a smartwatch recording before entering Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Report: Smartwatch documented murder of missing journalist

Columbus Day: The world turned upside down

Columbus Day: The world turned upside down

Turkey humiliates Israeli ambassador

After being ordered out of the country, Israeli ambassador to Turkey subjected to humiliating checks at Istanbul airport.

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Report: Turkey's Jews protest gay Consul

Istanbul's Jewish community is fighting, shunning, openly gay Israeli Consul, according to Yediot Ahronot

Report: Turkey's Jews protest gay Consul

Israeli judo team not allowed to fly to Turkey

UAE refuses to allow 12 Israeli judokas to fly to Istanbul to receive visas to compete in Grand Slam event in Abu Dhabi.

Israeli judo team not allowed to fly to Turkey

ISIS terrorist kills police officer in Istanbul

Turkish police kill ISIS terrorist who stabbed a police officer.

ISIS terrorist kills police officer in Istanbul

Watch: Second anti-Israel protest outside Istanbul synagogue

For the second time in one week, anti-Israel protesters take their anger at Israel's security policies out on their local synagogue.

Watch: Second anti-Israel protest outside Istanbul synagogue

Turkish extremists protest outside Istanbul synagogue

Turkish ultra-nationalists protest outside Istanbul synagogue to denounce Israel's security measures on the Temple Mount.

Turkish extremists protest outside Istanbul synagogue

Report: Istanbul terrorist acted on direct orders from ISIS

Turkish media reports that gunman who killed 39 people on New Year's Eve told police he acted on direct orders from ISIS in Syria.

Report: Istanbul terrorist acted on direct orders from ISIS

Turkish security forces capture Istanbul terrorist

Abdulgadir Masharipov, who killed 39 people an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Eve, captured by local security forces.

Turkish security forces capture Istanbul terrorist