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…

The Implications of the Ukraine War for Israel

For Israel, this is evidence that its self-reliance doctrine must be nourished with no illusions about foreign support in times of crisis. Moreover, Turkey probably sees NATO more positively since…

ISIS Trial Opens in US

The prosecution of former British national El Shafee Elsheikh, an alleged member of an Islamic State cell nicknamed "the Beatles," is expected to last three or four weeks. By Erin…

Turkey calls for Russia-Ukraine ceasefire

NATO member Turkey shares a maritime border with Ukraine and Russia in the Black Sea. Though careful to maintains good ties with both nations, Turkey has branded Russia’s 24 February…

Herzog makes state visit to Greece

Israeli President Isaac Herzog was personally welcomed by President Katerina Sakellaropoulou of the Hellenic Republic. By Erin Viner Immediately after landing in Athens on his first visit as Israeli President,…

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…