Hundreds die in Turkey, Syria earthquake

One of the first nations to offer aid was Israel, where two massive earthquakes were also felt. By Erin Viner A 7.8 overnight earthquake in southern Turkey, the worst to…

Israel greets new Turkish envoy

For the first time since the restoration of full diplomatic relations, President Isaac Herzog formally received the credentials of the Ambassador of Turkey, Şakir Özkan Torunlar. By Erin Viner Torunlar…

MK Temple Mt. visit enrages Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to the controversy by repeating his pledge to uphold the so-called ‘Status Quo’ at the holy site. By Erin Viner Fury by Palestinians and…

Israel, Turkey advance trade ties

The historic summit convenes to continue the momentum of enhancing bilateral economic relations. By Erin Viner A delegation from 60 import firms, members of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of…

Possible thaw in Egypt-Turkey tensions

Leaders of both countries met briefly at the World Cup in Qatar. By Erin Viner The office of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan released a photograph taken on Sunday of…

Israel issues terror alert for Turkey

The travel warning comes in the wake of a deadly terror attack in Istanbul on 13 November. By Erin Viner “A Level 3 Travel Warning (an intermediate threat) has been…

Gantz, Erdoğan hold security talks

In the first such visit in over a decade, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the Turkish Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar.…

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,…

Lapid meets regional leaders in US

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid is in New York to attend the opening of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). By Erin Viner The Israeli Premier…