Israel deployed police in force in Jerusalem Oct. 24 for weekly Muslim prayers and restricted access to a flashpoint mosque, after a deadly attack by a Palestinian sent tensions soaring.
Nationalist party urges Turkish gov’t to restore ties with Egypt and Israel for the sake of national interests
A Palestinian rammed a car into pedestrians in Jerusalem on Oct. 22, killing a baby and injuring six other people in what Israeli police said was a 'hit-and-run terror attack'
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
Ahead of last week’s vote for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), Turkish envoys in African and Asian capitals were telling me how Turkey continued to be popular in the countries where they were on duty.
The OECD has stated that it remains seriously concerned about Turkey’s low level of foreign bribery law enforcement, as well as certain aspects of its corporate liability legislation.
Category: YALÇIN DOĞAN
Everything is planned and programmed. The postponement of an exam that would not normally attract any attention is actually a sign of enormous preparation
Israel on Wednesday reassured Jordan that it would not allow Jewish prayer at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, after reports of a possible change raised concerns in the Arab world.
Erdoğan has defended Turkey’s press freedom record by pointing to the 16 journalists killed in Gaza
Category: GWYNNE DYER
It’s a slow process, this business of getting recognized as an independent state, but the Palestinians are making progress.
On Oct. 12, at a donors’ conference in Cairo, participants pledged $5.4 billion toward the reconstruction of Gaza.
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon sought to calm fresh tensions with Washington on Oct. 19 as he began a five-day trip to the United States.
An Ankara information technology company has developed software that allows helicopters to fly in foggy weather conditions.
Category: MURAT YETKİN
The Turkish government is understandably trying to play down its defeat in the United Nations vote for the Security Council’s temporary seats.
Despite the government’s aspiration to hold a seat at the U.N.’s most powerful body, Turkey has failed in its effort to join the Security Council.
Two senior Israeli government ministers lashed out at US Secretary of State John Kerry on Oct. 17 over remarks he made linking the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with the growth of Islamic extremism.
Israel has preliminarily granted permission for a Turkish generator ship to anchor off the coast of the Gaza Strip and provide the power-starved Palestinian enclave with electricity
Israel warned Oct. 14 that a vote by British parliament in favour of recognising a Palestinian state risked undermining the prospects for peace.
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon made a brief visit to war-ravaged Gaza, two days after donor states pledged $5.4 billion in aid to rebuild it after a devastating Israeli offensive
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned Israeli settlement building and warned against "provocations" at Jerusalem's holy sites
British lawmakers were to hold a non-binding vote Monday on recognising Palestine although government ministers will abstain in a sign of how politically sensitive the issue is.
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