Possible thaw in Egypt-Turkey tensions

Leaders of both countries met briefly at the World Cup in Qatar. By Erin Viner The office of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan released a photograph taken on Sunday of…

Gantz, Erdoğan hold security talks

In the first such visit in over a decade, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar.…

Israel names female envoy to Turkey

Irit Lillian will serve as the first Israeli Ambassador to Turkey since 2018. By Erin Viner The appointment signals the rekindling of once-warm ties between the two countries. Lillian, who…

Turkish warship docks in Israel

The Kemal Reis (F-247) Barbaros-class frigate sailed to the coastal city of Haifa on Saturday as part of NATO maneuvers in the Mediterranean Sea. By Erin Viner The visit is the…

Israel, Turkey restore full diplomatic ties

Jerusalem and Ankara will return ambassadors to each other's country following a steady improvement in relations. By Erin Viner "The resumption of relations with Türkiye is an important asset for…

Soaring currency crash in Turkey

The Turkish lira is today rebounding from near a record low yesterday due to intervention by the country’s central bank. By Erin Viner Turkey's volatile trade in low liquidity came…

Turkey frees Israeli couple arrested for spying

Natalie and Mordi Oaknin returned home this morning after being jailed for 9 days after photographing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s residence while vacationing in Istanbul. By Erin Viner The…

Turkey invites Israeli Minister to visit

Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz has been invited to attend an official conference in Turkey, in what may signal a thaw in frosty relations between the two countries. Steinitz participation…