"Of Course Turkey Is European. Israel never will be." - Reader , from Edmonton How curious an opinion. The fact is that the founders of Israel were largely Ashkenazi Jews from Eastern Europe. The fact is that Israeli society and government are far more 'European' in nature than 'middle eastern." Israel is a 'western' nation no matter how much it's most fanatic religious nut cases pretend.
Gunmen in Egypt kill guard outside Niger embassy (Reuters)
from the article: EU President Spain: Turkey belongs in European Union