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  • Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AP Photo)

    Turkish official still pressing Israel for apology over flotilla raid

    The chief foreign policy adviser to Turkey's prime minister on Thursday denied a report that said his country aims to normalize relations with Israel "across the board," saying an Israeli newspaper mischaracterized his comments on the topic.


  • Turkish policy adviser: Turkey is shaping the 'Arab Spring'

    A top aide to Turkey's prime minister said Thursday that his country's policy of engaging Islamist groups and rogue regimes in the Arab world had given Turkey unique leverage in shaping the outcome of the "Arab Spring."


  • ** FILE ** Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan

    Turkey cites prejudice in delay of bid to join EU

    Turkey will press ahead with its bid to join the European Union despite frustrations with delays it sees in part as a byproduct of anti-Muslim prejudice, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's chief adviser told The Washington Times.


  • **FILE** Palestinians in fishing boats decorated with Turkish and Palestinian flags hold a pro-Turkey demonstration in the sea off the shore of Gaza City on June 3, 2010. Israel on Thursday rejected calls from the United Nations and others for an international investigation of its deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla but left the door open to foreign involvement. (Associated Press)

    Israel could lose a major Muslim ally in Turkey

    Israel stands to lose its main Muslim ally in the Middle East — Turkey — over a recent raid on a flotilla bound for the Gaza Strip in which nine pro-Palestinian activists were killed by Israeli forces, according to two senior Turkish officials.


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