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…

Turkey, Greece discuss sea dispute

Turkey and Greece ended their 5-year refusal to negotiate a resolution to escalating hostilities over the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Representatives from Ankara and Athens resumed talks yesterday in Istanbul, aimed…

An EU response to Turkey’s increased aggressiveness

By Prof. Efraim Inbar, President of the Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security. Turkey’s ambitious and expansionist leader, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has capitalized on the end of the Cold War and…

Pompeo: US, EU should jointly address Turkey

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that his country needs to work jointly with Europe to address actions led by Turkey in the Middle East over the past…

Israel holds defense talks with Cyprus, Greece

Israel has signed a defense agreement with Greece and Cyprus to collaborate on mutual challenges and threats in 2021, while advancing common interests in the Eastern Mediterranean. The reaffirmation of…

IDF unveils new missile ship

The Israeli Defense Forces has announced that three more Sa’ar 6 ships will be transferred to Israel from Germany within the coming year. The next vessel is slated to be…

Israel signs regional EastMed deal

Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, together with his counterparts from Egypt, Italy, Greece, Jordan, Cyprus and the Palestinian Authority, signed a charter for the East Mediterranean Gas Forum, giving formal…