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  • Turkey sees no normalization of Israel ties without end to Gaza blockade

    December 28, 2015 | 8:25 am

    Turkey sees no normalization in ties with Israel unless its conditions for ending the Gaza blockade and compensation for the deaths of 10 Turkish activists in 2010 are met, a presidential spokesman said on Monday.

    Relations between Turkey and Israel soured when the activists were...

  • Turkey’s Erdogan lost – but did Israel gain?

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 8, 2015 | 4:00 am

    It is natural that in Israel the news of an electoral defeat for Turkey's President is received with a measure of joy. President Erdogan is the man that single-handedly destroyed a perfectly good relationship between the two countries. But it is worth remembering that Erdogan did...

  • Analysis: Obama scores unexpected successes on Middle East trip

    March 22, 2013 | 10:54 am

    U.S. President Barack Obama flew out of Israel in a duststorm on Friday, leaving behind a trail of symbolic gestures and fine oratory that should help preserve the status quo at a time of regional upheaval.

    In an unexpected diplomatic flourish, he also facilitated a surprise...

  • Israel, Turkey to normalize ties after Israeli apology for 2010 flotilla raid

    March 22, 2013 | 10:03 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed to normalize relations after Netanyahu apologized and agreed to compensation for the 2010 Israeli raid on a Turkish-flagged ship that left nine Turks dead.

    The two men talked on...

  • Kerry: Turkish PM’s Zionism comments ‘objectionable’

    March 1, 2013 | 9:02 am

    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday the United States found a comment by Turkey's prime minister, likening Zionism to crimes against humanity, "objectionable", overshadowing their talks on the crisis in neighboring Syria.

    Kerry, on his first trip to a Muslim nation since...