Turkey-Israel relations

This combination of pictures created on April 1, 2018 shows a file photo taken on November 19, 2017 of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) attending the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem and a file photo taken on December 15, 2017 of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the inauguration …

Report: Netanyahu Called Erdogan ‘Unpredictable and Reckless’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly told the foreign ministers of Greece and Cyprus last month that he is deeply pessimistic about Turkey’s future as a democracy under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and said he believes its economy is destined for further decline.

In this handout image provided by Albatross, The Tamar drilling natural gas production platform is seen some 25 kilometers West of the Ashkelon shore in February 2013 in Israel.

Turkish Energy Minister ‘to Visit Israel for Pipeline Deal’

ISTANBUL — Turkey’s Energy Minister Berat Albayrak is set to visit Israel by the end of this year to conclude an agreement for the building of a natural gas pipeline from the Jewish state to Turkey, the Israeli energy minister said on Wednesday.

Israeli ambassador to Turkey Eitan Naeh arrives to present his letter of credence to Turkish president at the presidential Complex in Ankara, on December 5, 2016. / AFP / ADEM ALTAN (Photo credit should read ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

First Israeli Envoy to Turkey Since 2010 Starts Work

Israel’s first ambassador to Turkey since 2010 presented his credentials to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday, completing a critical step in the normalisation of relations after a bitter diplomatic rift.

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Israel Names First Ambassador to Turkey Since 2010

Israel nominated a new ambassador to Turkey Tuesday, its first since the two countries normalised ties after the 2010 crisis triggered by Israel’s deadly storming of a Gaza-bound ship.

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Expert: More Islamic State Attacks Against Turkey Are Likely

EL AVIV – The wave of terror attacks in Turkey is likely to escalate because, as a moderate Muslim country, it represents a threat to jihadi groups, Boaz Ganor, the founder and executive director of the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) said on Wednesday.

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Turkey’s Erdogan: Talks With Israel To Resume In May

The Times of Israel reports: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that his envoys will meet with their Israeli counterparts next month in a final push to reach a reconciliation agreement between the two former allies, whose relationship soured over five years ago.

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon pauses during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, on August 27, 2014.

Ya’alon Throws Cold Water on Talk of Imminent Israel-Turkey Reconciliation

The Jerusalem Post reports: Defense minister Moshe Ya’alon on Thursday appeared to be lowering expectations that Israel and Turkey would soon strike a deal restoring full diplomatic relations. In remarks to reporters in Switzerland, the defense minister said that an agreement

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Turkey Needs Israel, Says Erdogan

ISTANBUL (AFP) – Turkey must accept that it needs Israel, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday, as the two countries seek to thrash out a deal on normalising ties. NATO member Turkey was a key regional ally of Israel until the two