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The United States has withdrawn its support for a subsea pipeline that would supply natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to Europe, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan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

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…

Herzog welcomes new Bahrain envoy

The first-ever Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the State of Israel, H.E. Mr. Khaled Yusuf Al Jalahma, has presented his letter of credence to Israeli President Isaac Herzog.…

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…

Israel, Greece sign record defense pact

Israel and Greece have signed their biggest-ever defense procurement deal to date. The agreement includes a $1.65 billion contract for the establishment and operation of a training center for the…

Turkey to US: S400s a ‘done deal’

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said he informed United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken that Ankara’s purchase of Russian air defenses is not up for discussion. “On the S-400s,…

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…