Turkey has reportedly donated $850,000 in aid to Palestinians in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, according to Turkish media reports.
The United States has reportedly cancelled the delivery of 10 unmanned Predator drones to Turkey following Ankara’s disclosure of several Israeli intelligence officials operating in Iran, according to Turkish press reports.
New allegations that Turkey’s intelligence service leaked the identities of Israeli agents to Iran have placed scrutiny on President Barack Obama’s close relationship with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and raised questions about the future of cooperation between United States and Turkish intelligence agencies.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Turkey deliberately blew the cover of an Israeli spy ringworking inside Iran in early 2012 and dealt a significant blow to Israeli intelligence gathering, according to a report in the Washington Post on Thursday.
The head of NATO expressed concern on Monday over Turkey’s decision to co-produce a missile defense system with a Chinese firm, saying he expected Ankara to choose a system that was compatible with those of other allies.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that Israel is behind the military coup that led to the ousting of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi. He also claimed the Turkish government has evidence to prove this, Today’s Zaman reports.
Turkish police fired teargas and water cannon on Monday at protesters who tried to defy a closure order and enter an Istanbul park at the centre of protests against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan’s government.
New video has emerged of Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Beşir Atalay blaming the “the Jewish diaspora” for inciting unrest in Turkey, one day after Atalay denied media reports that he had made the comments.
Turkish reporters loyal to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan have claimed that the anti-government protests currently gripping the nation have been carefully orchestrated and planned by prominent Jewish officials and a conservative Washington, D.C., think tank.