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  • No end in sight for downward spiral in Turkish-Israeli ties

    September 6, 2011 | 2:39 pm

    The bad diplomatic news for Israel just kept getting worse.

    First Turkey announced that it was slashing the level of its diplomatic ties with Israel to the second secretary level, giving the senior Israeli embassy staff 48 hours to leave the country. Turkey also said it was...

  • Turkey PM: Israel must still apologize for last year’s Gaza flotilla raid

    July 8, 2011 | 10:15 am

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that it was “unthinkable” to normalize ties with Israel unless Israel apologized for the killing of nine pro-Palestinian Turkish activists aboard the Mavi Marmara ship bound for the Gaza Strip last year.

    Erdogan also said...

  • U.S. Congress members to Turkey’s Erdogan: Stop Gaza flotilla

    May 12, 2011 | 10:50 am

    Members of the U.S. Congress issued a letter to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday in which they urge Turkey’s premier to stop the departure of another flotilla to the Gaza Strip.

    “We write today to express our serious concern over reports that the so-called...