For years, Ahmet Davutoglu worked to foster friendly ties across the Middle East. Experts say that quickly changed in the aftermath of the Arab Spring uprisings in 2010.
Under President Erdogan, Turkey has taken a more active role in the Middle East and raised alarms it may no longer be a reliable Western ally.
Western powers are concerned that the fractured nation in North Africa is fertile ground for Islamic State militants.
Strawberries are among the produce items that Israel no longer imports from Gaza, to the dismay of growers keen to revive a once vibrant trade.