Israel greets new Turkish envoy

For the first time since the restoration of full diplomatic relations, President Isaac Herzog formally received the credentials of the Ambassador of Turkey, Şakir Özkan Torunlar. By Erin Viner Torunlar…

Israel, Turkey advance trade ties

The historic summit convenes to continue the momentum of enhancing bilateral economic relations. By Erin Viner A delegation from 60 import firms, members of the Federation of Israeli Chambers of…

Turkey preparing Syria offensive

The northern part of Syria has been hit by intensive artillery and aerial bombardments by Turkish forces, which are amassing along the shared border ahead of an expected invasion. By…

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 issues terror alert for Turkey

The travel warning comes in the wake of a deadly terror attack in Istanbul on 13 November. By Erin Viner “A Level 3 Travel Warning (an intermediate threat) has been…

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…