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 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…

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…

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…