Tag Archives: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Israel and Turkey withdrew their respective ambassadors in 2010, after Israeli forces stormed a Gaza-bound flotilla that defied orders to dock at an Israeli port. The incident resulted in the deaths of nine Turkish activists

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Israel, Turkey to exchange ambassadors in diplomatic reset AP August 17, 2022 Israel and Turkey will restore full diplomatic relations and dispatch ambassadors for the first time in years, the latest step in months … Continue reading

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“Like many other countries, Turkey is looking at improved ties with Israel as a way to better its relationship with the US”

JERUSALEM POST Erdogan not honoring Herzog out of love for Israel by Lahav Harkov March 9, 2022 President Isaac Herzog’s visit to Turkey at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was a timely one. Next week Jews across the … Continue reading

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Chicago-based Niagara Foundation’s assets frozen because of links with US based cleric Fethullah Gulen, a fierce rival of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I24NEWS Citing terror links, Turkey freezes assets of 770 individuals, US group Reuters December 24, 2021 Turkey has frozen the assets of a total of 770 people and a US-based foundation on the grounds of terrorism financing, a ruling published … Continue reading

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Turkish president believes Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem illegitimate

JNS Erdoğan again has his eyes set on Jerusalem by Nadav Shragai March 1, 2021 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s decision to change the name of the Directorate of Religious Affairs to the “Directorate of Jerusalem and Umrah Affairs” isn’t … Continue reading

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“Amid multiple reports of covert overtures between nations, some analysts see Ankara as seeking to start off relations with new, less friendly US administration on the right foot”

TIMES OF ISRAEL After years of acrimony, Turkey’s Erdogan says he’d like better ties with Israel by TOI staff December 25, 2020 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he wished to improve ties with Israel, after long years of making … Continue reading

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“Erdoğan needs epic stories of military might against real or fabricated foreign enemies to tell an increasing number of grudging voters in the face of an ailing economy”

GATESTONE Erdoğan Needs New Enemies by Burak Bekdil August 22, 2020 …Most recently, condemning the historic normalization deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Erdoğan said that “because we stand by Palestine,” he is considering withdrawing Turkey’s ambassador … Continue reading

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Trump’s “red carpet for Erdogan is unjustified until he ceases Turkey’s malign activities rather than covering them up”

FDD POLICY BRIEF Erdogan to visit White House after welcoming Iranian terrorist to Turkey by Toby Dershowitz November 12, 2019 President Donald Trump will host Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House tomorrow; the timing of Erdogan’s visit … Continue reading

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“It now remains to be seen how Erdogan will reward Hamas for supporting his war on the Kurds”

GATESTONE Why Hamas Supports Erdogan’s War by Khaled Abu Toameh October 22, 2019 Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated terror group ruling the Gaza Strip since 2007, is the only Palestinian party that has come out in support of Turkish President Recep … Continue reading

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If the ISIS captives were repatriated to Turkey, it would, for some, be more like a homecoming”

GATESTONE ISIS’s Turkish Homecoming by Con Coughlin October 12, 2019 One of the more ludicrous suggestions to have been made during Turkey’s military offensive against the Syrian Kurds is that, in return for Washington’s approval, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan … Continue reading

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“I wonder if the dictator Erdogan will be so kind as to offer thanks to Mossad for saving the lives of his people. Spoiler alert: He won’t”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Mossad intel foiled 50 terrorist attacks in 20 countries by Ariel Kahana July 10, 2019 Information provided by Israeli intelligence services helped foil at least 50 terror attacks planned by the Islamic State group … Continue reading

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