Turkey’s Erdoğan renews verbal attack against Israel

By Israel Hayom—- The war of words between Turkey and Israel continued Friday when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan rebuked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son for suggesting Istanbul — formerly Constantinople — was under Turkish occupation. The Turkish and Israeli leaders have been trading barbs this week, with Netanyahu calling Erdoğan a “dictator” and criticizing…

US Imposes Sanctions on Turkey

By Israel National News—- The Trump Administration imposed sanctions on Turkish officials Wednesday over the imprisonment of a US pastor Wednesday. “Pastor Brunson’s unjust detention and continued prosecution by Turkish officials is simply unacceptable,” US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. “President Trump has made it abundantly clear that the United States expects…

Trump Says U.S. to Impose ‘Large Sanctions’ on Turkey Over Pastor’s Detention

By Haaretz— U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said the United States would impose significant sanctions on Turkey over its detention of American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson and called on Ankara to immediately release him. “The United States will impose large sanctions on Turkey for their long time detainment of Pastor Andrew Brunson, a great…

Erdogan Labels Israel ‘Racist,’ Netanyahu Responds to ‘Turkish Massacres’

By David Brummer, Breaking Israel News— Turkish strongman, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of being racist and becoming a state based on apartheid, following the passing of the Nation State Bill late last week. In response, Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu accused Erdogan of “massacring Syrians and Kurds.” The Knesset’s decision to pass the bill…