Tag Archives: Istanbul

“Turkey believes that Khashoggi was murdered and dismembered by a 15-person assassination squad sent into the country just for that purpose, according to reports. “It is like ‘Pulp Fiction,’” a senior Turkish official told the Times”

WASHINGTON EXAMINER Jamal Khashoggi crisis deepens: Alleged murder of dissident threatens to derail US-Saudi alliance by Joel Gehrke October 10, 2018 The alleged murder and dismemberment of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey in an operation ordered by the top … Continue reading

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Though Turkish Airlines has great fares, Jews and Israelis may not want to risk connecting through Turkey. Two good reasons.

ARUTZ SHEVA Israeli judo team not allowed to fly to Turkey by Gary Willig October 23, 2017 The Israeli judo team, which was supposed to fly to the United Arab Emirates via Istanbul for the Grand Slam event, was stranded … Continue reading

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Monday: Turkey rapprochements with Israel and Egypt….Tuesday: #Istanbul #AtaturkAirport terror attack

HURRIYET DAILY Terror shakes Istanbul hours after Turkey’s big diplomatic cmpaign to mend Russia, Israel ties by Ali Kayalar June 29, 2016 Another terror attack shook Turkey late on June 28, just as the country has launched a multifaceted diplomatic … Continue reading

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Thanks #Turkey Erdogan came up with the idea that Zionism should be declared a “crime against humanity”

GATESTONE Backstage at Turkey’s Shotgun Wedding with Israel by Burak Bekdil June 14, 2016 There is every indication that Turkey and Israel are not far away from normalizing their troubled diplomatic relations. According to Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, for … Continue reading

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Israel and Turkey’s leaders speak by phone in latest sign of warming ties

TIMES OF ISRAEL Turkey ready to work with Israel against terror, Erdogan tells Rivlin by Raphael Ahren March 23, 2016 Ankara is willing to work together with Jerusalem in fighting international terrorism, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told his Israeli … Continue reading

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Istanbul Suicide Bomber kills Israeli Americans 

TIMES OF ISRAEL Israelis killed in Istanbul named by Staff March 20, 2016 Turkish and American officials have identified the Israelis killed in the Istanbul terror attack Saturday. They were Yonathan Suher, 40, Simha Dimri, 60, and Avraham Goldman, 69, … Continue reading

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Ankara and Jerusalem look like two teenagers being forced into an unwilling date

GATESTONE Turkey and Israel: A Loveless Date by Burak Bekdil February 9, 2016 There is official evidence and credible speculation that Turkey and Israel may be on the brink of a historic handshake. Some say that it may be a … Continue reading

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