Herzog makes state visit to Greece

Israeli President Isaac Herzog was personally welcomed by President Katerina Sakellaropoulou of the Hellenic Republic. By Erin Viner Immediately after landing in Athens on his first visit as Israeli President,…

Israel, Greece hold defense talks

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz hosted his Greek counterpart Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos in Tel Aviv today. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner After a welcome ceremony with an honor guard at…

Erdoğan: US against EastMed pipeline

The United States has withdrawn its support for a subsea pipeline that would supply natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to Europe, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan reportedly said.…

Erdoğan: EU ignoring Turkish overtures

The European Union has failed to reciprocate for his nation’s effort to improve relations, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told ambassadors from the bloc. By Erin Viner Ties between the…

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…

EU: Turkey needs more help with Syrian refugees

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is calling for the European Union to update its migration pact with Turkey. "We won't need as much acute humanitarian aid as in…

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…

Israel, Greece sign tourism pact

Israel and Greece are hoping to spearhead a “green passport” program to enable the resumption of international travel for people who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus. Israeli Prime Minister…