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,…

Israel signs gas deal with EU, Egypt

The development is aimed at boosting natural gas exports from the East Mediterranean Sea to Europe. By Erin Viner Israel and Egypt signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with…

Israel resumes offshore gas exploration

The development is being undertaken in hope of reaching an export deal to Europe. By Erin Viner Exploration for new gas fields is aimed at not only meeting renewable energy…

Israel ups gas output to help Europe

Jerusalem is increasing offshore natural gas output to provide an alternative source to assist the continent as it seeks  to replace fuel imports from Russia. By Erin Viner "The hope…

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The United States has withdrawn its support for a subsea pipeline that would supply natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean Sea to Europe, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan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

Soaring currency crash in Turkey

The Turkish lira is today rebounding from near a record low yesterday due to intervention by the country’s central bank. By Erin Viner Turkey's volatile trade in low liquidity came…