Israel, Greece & Cyprus hold Trilateral Summit

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and President Isaac Herzog hosted Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Jerusalem. By Erin Viner The event marks the 8th…

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…

Israel shaken by Med earthquake

Israel was among other nations in region to feel tremors from the 6.0 magnitude earthquake that hit off the coast of the Greek island of Karpathos. 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…

Turkish currency drops to record low

Turkey’s lira briefly fell 15% yesterday following the shock dismissal of the country’s Central Bank Governor Naci Ağbal by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Ağbal was abruptly fired on Saturday, just 2…

Greece, Turkey resume talks on disputes

Greece and Turkey held two days of talks aimed at resolving major outstanding disputes. The tow countries are at odds over manifold issues, such as competing claims over their respective…

Progress on Israel-Cypriot gas dispute

Israel and Cyprus are advancing steps to resolve their dispute over the offshore Aphrodite natural gas field in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. While the two countries hold warm bilateral relations…

Israel blames Iran for oil spill

Iran has been linked to the recent destructive oil spill off Israel’s shores that caused major ecological damage in an act Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel has declared a…