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Knesset Committee Recognizes Armenian Genocide

27 Tammuz 5776 – August 1, 2016
The Education, Culture and Sports Committee decided to recognize the Armenian genocide on Monday at a meeting initiated by Meretz Chairwoman MK Zehava Galon.

Turkey Blocks Access to NATO Airbase

25 Tammuz 5776 – July 31, 2016
Some 7,000 police armed with rifles in heavy armored TOMA vehicles surrounded the Incirlik air base

Turkey Escalates Media Crackdown in Wake of Failed Coup

22 Tammuz 5776 – July 28, 2016
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.

UN Watch Helps Release Turkish Human Rights Lawyer from Prison

20 Tammuz 5776 – July 26, 2016
"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."

Erdogan Utilizing Turks’ Ingrained Conspiracy Theory Culture to Purge Foes, Real and Imagined

16 Tammuz 5776 – July 22, 2016
Imagine that every conspiracy theory you've heard, from the Communists taking over America, to Obama conspiring with the deans of Al Azhar University to bring Islam to the US, to the CIA blowing up the World Trade Center, was, if not true, at least plausible.

Turkish Parliament Approves 3-Month State of Emergency

16 Tammuz 5776 – July 21, 2016
Turkish lawmakers endorsed a 3-month state of emergency declared by the government July 20.

Erdogan Declares Three-Month State of Emergency Across Turkey

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.

Turkish Government Fires Tens of Thousands After Coup Attempt

14 Tammuz 5776 – July 20, 2016
The purge of civil service workers and officials by the Turkish government continues in the wake of last week's attempted coup.

Former Turkish Military Attache to Israel Recants ‘Confession’

13 Tammuz 5776 – July 19, 2016
Events continue to unfold in Turkey, where 9,000 police officers were fired, and more than 6,000 military personnel were arrested.

Turkish Tourism Worst Casualty of Failed Coup, Terrorism

12 Tammuz 5776 – July 18, 2016
“The confidence factor that Turkey projected abroad has eroded."

Israel ‘Assumes Reconciliation to Continue’ With Turkey

"There must be a unified approach of condemnation and war on this terrorism," Netanyahu underlines.

Turkish Chief Rabbi, Muslim, Christian Leaders Condemn Coup

11 Tammuz 5776 – July 17, 2016
“From wherever and whomever it comes, terror and violence cannot be displayed as a legitimate thing and it cannot be supported.”

Erdogan Blames Former Military Attaché to Israel and Muslim Peace Advocate for Coup Attempt

11 Tammuz 5776 – July 16, 2016
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.

Turkey Under Martial Law; Coup Attempt by Turkish Military

The Turkish military announces it has seized control of the government in a coup, and established martial law in the country.

Turkish Energy Ministry Officials Meet in Gaza, Then Israel

8 Tammuz 5776 – July 13, 2016
Turkish energy officials met in Gaza with Hamas over the increasing power outages that plague the enclave.

High Court Rejects Petitions Against Israel-Turkey Deal

2 Tammuz 5776 – July 7, 2016
Israel's High Court of Justice says it does not have jurisdiction over "statecraft."

Israeli-Arab Woman Who Tried to Join ISIS Sentenced to 22 Months in Prison

29 Sivan 5776 – July 5, 2016
The 44-year-old teacher had no criminal record, but she had been disseminating ISIS updates on Facebook and Twitter.

Bereaved Soldier’s Family Opposes Exchange of Prisoners for Son’s Body

29 Sivan 5776 – July 4, 2016
The families feel the Turkish deal should have been used to bring back the abducted soldiers' bodies.

First Shipment From Turkish Aid Ship Arrives in Gaza

The truck contained a shipment of toys and diapers inside boxes bearing the Turkish flag.

ISIS Car Bombing Kills 100+ in Baghdad, Third Attack in a Week

28 Sivan 5776 – July 3, 2016
ISIS strikes again, killing more than 100 people and wounding nearly 200 more in Baghdad, the third attack in a week.

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