A New Middle East

By Major General (res.) Yaakov Amidror Changing Israel’s relationship with Arab countries is vital for its regional legitimacy, but it is also in the best interests of the Arab world. Sunni…

Turkish-Israel ties: Far from a love story

By Prof. Efraim Inbar, President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security. The resumption of diplomatic relations with Ankara is cause for celebration, but while Erdogan is in power,…

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…

Israel hosts UAE Foreign Minister

Abu Dhabi’s top diplomat visited the Jewish State on the second anniversary of the Abraham Accord that normalized bilateral relations. By Erin Viner Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid greeted United…

Gantz exposes Iranian military plants in Syria

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz has presented a map of 10 different weapons facilities across Syria operated by the Islamic Republic. By Erin Viner “Iran transformed CERS into production facilities…

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…

Saudis open more airspace to Israeli flights

Until now, routes to Israel could overfly Saudi territory to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain after the two Gulf states established ties with the signing of the Abraham…

Negev Forum meets in Bahrain

The Steering Committee met for the first time since the landmark inaugural forum was created by then- Foreign Minister Yair Lapid this past March. By Erin Viner Representatives from the…