The Education, Culture and Sports Committee decided to recognize the Armenian genocide on Monday at a meeting initiated by Meretz Chairwoman MK Zehava Galon.
Some 7,000 police armed with rifles in heavy armored TOMA vehicles surrounded the Incirlik air base
News outlets in Turkey reported on Wednesday that the Turkish government had ordered the closing of 45 newspapers, 23 radio stations, 16 TV channels and three news agencies.
"By arresting a prominent journalist, lawyer and human rights defender, the Turkish government has seriously compromised its claim to be defending democracy and the rule of law."
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Turkish lawmakers endorsed a 3-month state of emergency declared by the government July 20.
Meanwile, President Erdogan has announced that the death penalty could be restored in Turkey following the failed military coup, as part of his efforts to enhance democratic values.
The purge of civil service workers and officials by the Turkish government continues in the wake of last week's attempted coup.
Events continue to unfold in Turkey, where 9,000 police officers were fired, and more than 6,000 military personnel were arrested.
“The confidence factor that Turkey projected abroad has eroded."
"There must be a unified approach of condemnation and war on this terrorism," Netanyahu underlines.
“From wherever and whomever it comes, terror and violence cannot be displayed as a legitimate thing and it cannot be supported.”
Some 2,839 military personnel involved in the coup attempt have been arrested, and 20 pro-coup soldiers, including some senior officers, were killed during the attempt to overthrow the government.
The Turkish military announces it has seized control of the government in a coup, and established martial law in the country.
Turkish energy officials met in Gaza with Hamas over the increasing power outages that plague the enclave.
Israel's High Court of Justice says it does not have jurisdiction over "statecraft."
The 44-year-old teacher had no criminal record, but she had been disseminating ISIS updates on Facebook and Twitter.
The families feel the Turkish deal should have been used to bring back the abducted soldiers' bodies.
The truck contained a shipment of toys and diapers inside boxes bearing the Turkish flag.
ISIS strikes again, killing more than 100 people and wounding nearly 200 more in Baghdad, the third attack in a week.