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.…

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…

Turkish FM makes rare visit to Israel 

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is on a two-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories that marks the first visit by a Turkish Foreign Minister in 15 years.  By Erin Viner Israeli…

Erdoğan congratulates Israel on Independence

The rare sentiments were expressed in a letter President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan sent to his Israeli counterpart Isaac Herzog. By Erin Viner “On the occasion of the National Day of…