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Man Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ Shot Outside Israel’s Embassy in Turkey [video]

The area outside the embassy was cordoned off and Police examined the bag the attacker was carrying and it either did not contain explosives, or the explosives were not activated.

Prominent Jewish-Turkish Businessman Ishak Alaton Dead at 89

Ishak Alaton was one of the founders of the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) and the Open Society Foundation.

New ‘Women’s Boat to Gaza’ Flotilla Sets Sail From Barcelona [video]

It's that time of year again, when pro-Gaza groups get antsy and they just have to launch a flotilla. This time, it's the women.

Turkish Justice Ministry Asking US to Detain Dissident Gülen

The official request claims that the July 15 coup attempt was carried out under Gülen's "command and control."

Another US-Russian Ceasefire Deal for Syria, Again

Russia and the United States have agreed to work together to impose a cease-fire in Syria, again. Almost no one believes it will last: even their own allies.

Hamas PM Haniyeh Leaves Gaza on Hajj, With Trips to Qatar, Turkey

Gaza-based Hamas PM Ismail Haniyeh is traveling to Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage -- and then to Doha and Ankara.

Senior German Lawmaker Says Law of Integration is Solution to Jewish Community Fears

Senior German lawmaker Johannes Kahrs says a Law of Integration would solve the Jewish community fears being fed by recent events escalated by incoming Muslim refugees.

Turkish Forces Invading Syria Again

Last month, the Turkish government launched Operation Euphrates Shield with Moscow's approval and in coordination with the US Special Forces who are operating in the area.

President of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, Reported Dead at 78

The prime minister of Turkey has announced on national television that the long-time ruler of Uzbekistan has died.

UK-Based World Jewish Relief Marks 1 Year Aiding More Than 17,500 Refugees

The UK-based Jewish relief organization has helped thousands of refugees in Greece and Turkey, including thousands of children, over the past year.

Turkey’s President Erdogan Shakes Hands With Israel’s Female Diplomat, Shani Cooper

Israel's interim head of embassy in Ankara is welcomed with a handshake by Turkish President Erdogan and wishes for success.

Erdogan Formally Approves Turkey’s Normalization Deal With Israel

Turkey's Pres. Erdogan has signed off on the normalization agreement between his country and Israel. Next steps: payment of compensation and exchange of ambassadors.

Kurds Shoot Rockets at Turkish Airport, Kill 11 Police in Truck Bomb Attack

The PKK has been fighting the Turkish government since 1984, and is considered a terrorist organization by the US and the EU.

Biden Reveals US Going Out of Its Way to Extradite Erdogan’s Archenemy

Erdogan lectured Biden on how Gulen is operating a global terrorist network from his little home in Pennsylvania, and repeated his demand that the US immediately detain Gulen, so he won't give media interviews.

Friendly Turkey ‘Strongly’ Condemns Israeli Retaliation in Gaza

Apparently, Turkey is determined to "continue to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people against Israeli action that violates international law and offends the conscience."

Israeli NGO Continues Calls for Turkey to Extradite Suspected Terror Mastermind to US

Shurat Hadin has asked US VP Joe Biden to press Turkey for the extradition of Saleh Al-Arouri to the United States for his role in killing two US citizens.

Turkish PM Denies Russia Demanding to Use NATO Nuke Base

US-Turkey relations have so deteriorated after the coup that Washington no longer trusts Ankara with the nuclear weapons.

Israeli-Arab Charged with Sending Money to Families of Hamas Terrorists

During several trips to Turkey, the defendant allegedly received a total of $25,000 from his Hamas contact.

Turkish Parliament Passes Israeli Compensation Bill

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said earlier this month that Jerusalem had met all of Ankara’s preconditions for normalizing ties, which were degraded in 2010.

Turkish Parliament Reviews Normalization Deal with Israel

The agreement to normalize ties between Turkey and Israel has gone to a final vote in the Turkish Parliament.

Leaked German Report Accusing Turkey of Supporting Terrorism

One MP said "the German government cannot publicly designate the godfather of terrorism Erdogan as a partner, while internally warning about Turkey as a hub for terrorism."

US Group Says Nukes At Incirlik Air Base At Risk of Seizure by Turkey...

A Washington DC think tank says nuclear weapons held at a US air base in Turkey are at high risk of being seized by the Ankara government.

Moscow Calming Israeli, American Fears of Russia-Turkey-Iran Coalition

It isn't clear who is panicking more at the moment—Jerusalem or Washington—over the possibility that Turkey, a NATO member, would switch sides and coalesce with Russia and Iran.

Erdogan to EU: No Visa Waiver for Turks, No Turkish Haven for Refugees

Erdogan threatened that the Turkish migrant deal with the EU "will not be possible" if visa-waiver promises are not kept.

US Journalist Arrested as Turkey Continues to Harass Reporters

A U.S. journalist has been arrested in the southeastern Hatay province in Turkey, near the Syrian border.

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