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Israel, Turkey Discuss Compensation For Flotilla Victims

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 06.22.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — In a step toward restoring ties, former allies Turkey and Israel agreed Monday on the "methods and principles" of working out c...

Obama, Turkey and Israel -- More Than Meets the Eye

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 05.24.2013 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

President Obama's visit in Israel was a resounding PR success, judging by various indicators of Israeli public opinion, but as the dust settles, it becomes very clear that the visit was also an impressive diplomatic achievement.

Israel and Turkey -- It's Time for Netanyahu to Apologize

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 11.21.2012 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

PM Netanyahu should make a bold move and apologize to Turkey. It will not signal weakness on the part of Israel. In fact the opposite will be true.

Turkey Charges Israeli Military Chiefs

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 07.28.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- A Turkish court on Monday formally pressed charges against members of Israel's military for the killing of nine people aboard a Turk...

Israel Offers $6 Million To Flotilla Raid Victims

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | World

By Jonathon Burch and Tulay Karadeniz ANKARA, May 24 (Reuters) - A Turkish lawyer said on Thursday that Israel had offered to pay $6 m...

Turkey and Israel: Now Is the Time to Reconcile

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 07.21.2012 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The time is right for Turkey and Israel to mend their critically important bilateral relationship, which has suffered a precipitous decline since 2010.

Netanyahu Slaps Turkish PM

AP | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — The prime minister of Israel is accusing Turkey's leader of incitement for saying the Jewish state uses the Holocaust as an excuse t...

U.S. To Turkey: Mend Ties With Israel

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 11.19.2011 | World

NEW YORK -- The U.S. wants Turkey to "keep the door open" to improved ties with Israel. U.S. officials say Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton ...

Turkish Pride

Shai Baitel | Posted 11.09.2011 | World
Shai Baitel

While Erdoğan calls Israel a "spoiled child" it seems that he is actually the spoiled child, throwing tantrums when his strategies don't work out as planned, he doesn't get his will or is actually blamed for his actions.

Turkish PM: Country's Warships Will Escort Gaza-Bound Aid Ships

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 11.09.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stepped up his belligerent rhetoric against Israel, saying Turkish warships will escort...

Turkey Vows To Fight For Palestinian Statehood

AP | By SUZAN FRASER | Posted 11.05.2011 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey deepened its rift with Israel on Monday by vowing to work for the recognition of a Palestinian state at the United Nations an...

Jupiter, Turkey, and Israel

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 11.02.2011 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

The collapse of Turkish-Israeli relations is a sad development and one is left to hope that somehow the last word has not been said yet.

Foreign Minister Says Israel Will Not Apologize To Turkey Over Flotilla Raid

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 10.17.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel will not apologize to Turkey over a raid on a Gaza-bound protest aid ship last year in which nine Turkish pro-Palestinian act...

Israel and Turkey: Time to Reconcile

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 06.04.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

The many shared challenges that Israel and Turkey face in the region today could serve to bridge the gaps that have kept their reconciliation at bay, and re-shape diplomatic relations amidst a rapidly-evolving Middle East.

The Tragic Fraying of the Turkey-Israel Relationship

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

Sadly, an historic era of cooperation may be slipping away, as Turkey appears on the verge of abandoning a role it so proudly played as a bridge between the Muslim world and the West.

Kick Turkey Out of NATO!

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Say what? Because the Turks no longer are doing what Israel wants, they should be thrown out of NATO? Anyone who questions how far the lobby will go in defense of the government has their answer.

Prince Turki And Ayalon's Handshake Downplayed

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Both Saudi Arabia's Prince Turki Al Faisal and Israeli Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon have downplayed the importance of a handshake between them - alth...

The Imperative of Strong Turkish-Israel Relations

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

The Turkish government, in a host of statements and actions -- many by a prime minister who wants to have his cake and eat it too -- that has been treating Israel not like an ally but more like an enemy.

Israel Publically Snubs Turkish Ambassador

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Even in the tough world of Middle East diplomacy, it was a startling snub: The Turkish ambassador was seated lower than his Israeli ...

Turkey TV Drama Shows Israeli Soldiers Brutally Killing Children, Exacerbating Rift Between Nations (VIDEO)

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday complained to Turkey over a new television drama airing there that depicts Israel Defense Forces soldi...

Turkey Bans Israel From Military Exercise Over Gaza War

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Turkey has said that it banned Israel from an international air exercise due to begin last week because of its offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Str...

Turkey's Erdogan Cheered Back Home After Israel Dispute

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkey's prime minister drew praise Friday from Hamas militants for confronting the Israeli president over civilian casualtie...