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…

Israel names female envoy to Turkey

Irit Lillian will serve as the first Israeli Ambassador to Turkey since 2018. By Erin Viner The appointment signals the rekindling of once-warm ties between the two countries. Lillian, who…

Turkish warship docks in Israel

The Kemal Reis (F-247) Barbaros-class frigate sailed to the coastal city of Haifa on Saturday as part of NATO maneuvers in the Mediterranean Sea. By Erin Viner The visit is the…

Israel, Turkey restore full diplomatic ties

Jerusalem and Ankara will return ambassadors to each other's country following a steady improvement in relations. By Erin Viner "The resumption of relations with Türkiye is an important asset for…

Iran, Turkey reaffirm bond

The two countries reaffirmed their shared commitment to the Palestinians while working to repair strained ties. By Erin Viner Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu hosted his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian…

Israel foils attacks on Israelis in Turkey

The report comes amid renewed official warnings for Israelis to abstain from visiting Turkey. By Erin Viner Israeli and Turkish intelligence services recently foiled an Iranian plot to attack Israeli…

JCPOA deal tops Israeli-US talks

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken held talks with all of Israel's senior leaders ahead of the historic Israeli-Arab Negev Summit. By Erin Viner After updating Israeli Prime Minister…

Turks in Israel ahead of Herzog visit

A team of senior officials from Ankara have traveled to the region ahead of the slated visit by Israeli President Isaac Herzog to Turkey. By Erin Viner The Turkish delegation…