This week, President Trump's other friend in the Middle East, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, called President Erdogan an “anti-Semitic dictator.”
The buffer zone between Israel and Syria is about 50 miles long, and between 0.3 and 6 miles wide.
The two men agreed to coordinate in order to prevent formation of a power vacuum as U.S. troops are drawn down from Syria.
"There has been an improvement. Erdogan used to attack me every two hours and now it is every six hours."
An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday welcomed President Trump’s decision to withdraw American forces from Syria, saying the US military presence in the Middle East fuels insecurity in the region.
Also, on Friday, four rioters were killed in clashes with IDF forces at the Gaza border. At least 40 were injured.
"Each tunnel is different from the other, some were carved into the rock, others are made of concrete, some go down into our territory, others rise up."
Thank you, General Mattis, you are an honorable man and we're so glad we didn't have to get into a fight with you over the boundaries of our homeland.
Even verification of the existence of the cross-border attack tunnels infiltrating Israeli territory -- a direction violation -- was insufficient.
"I believe we must be resolute and unambiguous in our approach to those countries whose strategic interests are increasingly in tension with ours."
The resignation is to take effect in February 2019.
President Trump is, in effect, ceding Syria, the Kurds, and, eventually, Iraq, to Russia and Iran. And he did it without consulting anyone in the Pentagon.
"Iran will step up activity in Southern Syria, which ... could lead to a new and far deadlier Israel-Hezbollah war."
The summit is to focus this time on cyber and innovation.
"They made it clear that they have other ways of expressing their influence in the area... We will study its timetable, how it will be implemented and – of course – its implications for us."
"If Hezbollah will have the arrogance to attack Israel, we will bury it in the rubble of Lebanon."
"As long as the Golan Heights are perceived as being ‘in play’ as part of the ‘occupied territories,’ the illusion that it might someday be captured by Syrian or Iranian forces is perpetuated."
PM-designate Hariri said the international community must "curb this escalation in the interest in the respect for the Blue Line and the full implementation of Resolution 1701."
"The time has come for the Security Council to act using all means against the Hezbollah terror infrastructure."
Israel demands that both UNIFIL and the Lebanese government respond to the fact that Hezbollah violated Resolution 1701 with its tunnels.
To the vast majority of Muslims, the very existence of a Jewish state is a violation of everything that's sacred. Which makes Bahrain's stand extremely unusual and extremely brave.
The tunnel, like the first three, has been booby-trapped by the IDF and anyone entering it on the Lebanese side risks his life.
Chekatt is believed to have been radicalized while serving prison terms in France and Germany.
"I estimate that Hezbollah understands that we are well prepared for any attempt on its part to respond."
Salvini, nicknamed Il Capitano (The Captain) by his fans, began his stint in government with an attack on Tunisia, which he claimed is sending only convicts to Italy.