Tag archive for ‘Israel’
By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2014

Israel’s ex-PM Ariel Sharon dies at 85 after eight years in coma

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has died aged 85 after spending eight years in a coma following a stroke. He was a giant of Israel’s military and political scene, but courted controversy throughout More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

U.S. reaffirms to Israel commitment to preventing Iran from acquiring nuke weapon

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called his Israeli counterpart Moshe Yaalon on Monday to discuss security issues of mutual concern, reaffirming Washington’s commitment to preventing Iran from obtaining More...

By admin On Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Israel not to take part in nuclear-free Mideast summit

Lieberman dismissed a rift between the Jewish state and Washington over how to deal with Iran’s nuclear programme, saying America is Israel’s “best friend.” Israel will not attend a conference More...

By admin On Friday, September 7th, 2012

Turkey denies Petraeus visit aims to mend ties with Israel

A Turkish diplomatic official, speaking to Today’s Zaman on condition of anonymity, has dismissed a report in the Turkish media that Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director David Petraeus’s visit More...

By admin On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

United Kingdom new mediator between Israel & Turkey

The United Kingdom is stepping forward as a mediating force between Israel and Turkey, according to the Israeli daily Haaretz. The reason behind the recent move is reportedly Turkey and Israel’s shared interests More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Turkey ignores Israeli minister’s statement to solve dispute

Ankara has dismissed Israeli officials’ recent statements that Tel Aviv is ready to solve any outstanding disputes with Turkey but will not apologize for the deadly 2010 Mavi Marmara raid, according to Turkish More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

PM Erdoğan criticizes developed countries at WEF meeting

The large economies of the world are failing to help the poor countries, according to Turkish PM Erdoğan. The rapporteurs sent to undeveloped countries earn a lot but do not provide enough aid or assistance, he More...

By admin On Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Turkey blocks participation of Israel in Nato summit

Turkey blocks the participation of Israel in a NATO summit in May despite calls from NATO allies including the US. ‘There will be no Israeli presence unless they issue a formal apology’ for Mavi Marmara attack, More...

By admin On Thursday, January 26th, 2012

EU Minister Bağış: Hold on Europe, Turkey is coming to rescue you

EU Minister and Chief Negotiator Egemen Bagis said yesterday that the developing Turkey would rescue Europe as an EU member. Speaking in a session entitled “Turkey in the 21st century” as part of “Europe’s More...

By admin On Thursday, January 12th, 2012

EU Negotiator Bağış says Turkey will attend World Economic Forum

Turkey will attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) to be held in Davos after a break of three years, when Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan requested one minute from a moderator to finish his speech before his More...

By admin On Sunday, January 8th, 2012

FM Davutoğlu: Iran ready to resume talks on its nuclear program

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said Iran was ready to resume talks on its nuclear program today. “Iranian officials agreed to resume talks on nuclear program,” Davutoğlu said in a press More...

By admin On Friday, December 30th, 2011

Turkish passports saved lives of thosands of Jews in World War 2

Although not known to many people, Turkish diplomats on duty around Europe saved hundreds of Jews during World War II by giving them Turkish passports, enabling them to travel to safety in Turkey. This little known More...

By admin On Sunday, November 27th, 2011

Iran will target Nato’s missile defense installations in Turkey if U.S. or Israel attacks Iran

Iran will target NATO’s missile defense installations in Turkey if the U.S. or Israel attacks the Islamic Republic, a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Saturday. Gen. Amir More...

By admin On Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Turkish President Gül warns Syria of cross border terror operations

Ankara could be forced to launch a cross-border operation against Syria if Damascus were to allow the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) to attack Turkey from its territory, President Abdullah Gül has said More...

By admin On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Int’l group of pro-Palestinian activists sail from Turkey to Gaza aboard two boats

An international group of pro-Palestinian activists has set sail from Turkey aboard two boats aiming to run an Israeli naval blockade of Gaza, organisers said on Wednesday.     The 27 activists on board the vessels More...

By admin On Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Turkey to send another vessel for gas and oil exploration off Cyprus

On Sept. 23, Turkey dispatched its only research vessel, the Piri Reis, to the eastern Mediterranean. Turkey will send another vessel for gas and oil exploration off Cyprus tomorrow, the energy minister said today More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

The “Huge” Difference Between Terrorism in Turkey and Hamas in the Middle East

The conflict between Palestine and Israel has been on the agenda of the whole world for a long long time. Indeed there have been several wars in the region between the Jewish State and Arabs, to end with the victory More...

By admin On Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Interview: Is Turkey a strong enough power in the Mediterranean to solve problems on its own?

Turkey has been trying to play a significant role right at the center of incidents and political developments in the Mediterranen for a while.  It can be said that Turkey is also doing this at the cost of facing More...

By admin On Monday, September 19th, 2011

FM Davutoğlu: Turkey does not need mediation in crisis with Israel

Turkey does not need United States’ mediation to solve a long-lasting crisis with Israel over a deadly 2010 flotilla raid, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Saturday. “We do not need mediation More...

By admin On Thursday, September 15th, 2011

UN Experts: Israel’s Blockade of Gaza not Legal

Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip violates international law, a panel of human rights experts reporting to a UN body said on Tuesday, disputing a conclusion reached by a separate UN probe into Israel’s More...