Foreign Affairs

Putin-Bennett meeting to focus on Syria

Putin-Bennett meeting to focus on Syria

PM Bennett to depart tomorrow for first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi.Yoni Kempinski, 21/10/2021 17:52
Meretz MK asks EU to act against Israel

Meretz MK asks EU to act against Israel

MK Mossi Raz, together with Joint List MK Aida Touma-Suleiman pens letter to EU MEPs calling for action to stop 'transfer of Palestinians.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2021 17:23
German MP warns echoes of Nazis are in Chinese anti-Taiwanpropaganda

German MP warns echoes of Nazis are in Chinese anti-Taiwanpropaganda

Frank Müller-Rosentritt reacts to Chinese state media calling for 'final solution' to Taiwan issue, says reminiscent of Nazi Final Solution.Jordyn Haime/JTA, 21/10/2021 17:02
Tennessee Gov. considers boycotting Unilever over Ben & Jerry's BDS

Tennessee Gov. considers boycotting Unilever over Ben & Jerry's BDS

Samaria Regional Council chairman Yossi Dagan meets Tennessee Governor Bill Lee to discuss response to Ben & Jerry's boycoot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2021 16:30
Netanyahu: 'We'll be back in two weeks, or three-and-a-half years'

Netanyahu: 'We'll be back in two weeks, or three-and-a-half years'

'If Iran receives a free path to reach a nuclear arsenal with dozens of bombs - that's a threat to our future,' former PM Netanyahu says.Yehonatan Gottlieb, 21/10/2021 15:34
PM Bennett congratulates Indian PM for 1 billion Covid vaccine milestone

PM Bennett congratulates Indian PM for 1 billion Covid vaccine milestone

India celebrates one billion vaccine doses. PM Bennett wrote: "These life-saving vaccines are helping us all defeat the global pandemic".Yoni Kempinski, 21/10/2021 15:08
Putin orders workplace shutdown for COVID

Putin orders workplace shutdown for COVID

Putin approves proposal for week-long workplace shutdown at start of November.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2021 15:00
Ethiopia hits Tigray's capital in third airstrike this week

Ethiopia hits Tigray's capital in third airstrike this week

Ethiopian government strikes capital of the northern Tigray region in third such attack this week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2021 20:56
Swedish FM: PA risks losing aid over its corruption

Swedish FM: PA risks losing aid over its corruption

Minister Anne Linde makes first visit by a Swedish FM to Israel since Sweden recognized 'Palestine.'Gary Willig, 20/10/2021 17:27
North Korea test-fires ballistic missile from submarine

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile from submarine

North Korea says it test-fired a new submarine-launched ballistic missile, confirming reports from South Korea and Japan.Elad Benari, 20/10/2021 02:10
Israeli Amb. blasts UN Security Council for inviting 'opponent of peace'

Israeli Amb. blasts UN Security Council for inviting 'opponent of peace'

Ambassador Gilad Erdan slams Security Council for inviting Hanan Ashrawi to address it, vows Israel will do whatever it takes to stop Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2021 22:53
Samaria leader battles in Washington against pressure for construction freeze

Samaria leader battles in Washington against pressure for construction freeze

Head of the Samaria Council to US government: We will not cease the building in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2021 22:16
US Amb. calls out Security Council focus on Israel

US Amb. calls out Security Council focus on Israel

US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield calls for more 'balanced' approach to Middle East at the UN.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2021 20:20
Sputnik V COVID vaccine recipients to be allowed into Israel

Sputnik V COVID vaccine recipients to be allowed into Israel

Recipients of Russian-developed coronavirus vaccine to be allowed into Israel.i24NEWS, 19/10/2021 18:01
Melbourne: Police make arrests at scene of planned protest

Melbourne: Police make arrests at scene of planned protest

Footage from police at Melbourne park where a protest was supposed to take place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2021 12:24
Lapid leads formation of economic forum with India, UAE, and US

Lapid leads formation of economic forum with India, UAE, and US

Ministers from US, UAE, India, and Israel agree to form international forum for economic cooperation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2021 10:37
Members of Lev Tahor cult attempt to escape to Mexico

Members of Lev Tahor cult attempt to escape to Mexico

Two buses filled with members of the Lev Tahor cult are stopped at the border with Mexico, due to concerns of trying to escape to Iran.Nitzan Keidar, 18/10/2021 14:57
Israel, India, to recognize each others' vaccination certificates

Israel, India, to recognize each others' vaccination certificates

Israel joins International Solar Alliance, agrees with India to mutually recognize coronavirus vaccine certificates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2021 13:53
Pres. Herzog meets Swedish FM: Help support efforts for peace and normalization

Pres. Herzog meets Swedish FM: Help support efforts for peace and normalization

President Isaac Herzog holds diplomatic working meeting with Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2021 13:32
Anti-Biden chant goes global

Anti-Biden chant goes global

Crowd shouts anti-Biden chant in Rome, amid growing trend of such chants, including the clean-cut 'Let's go Brandon' version, across the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2021 11:21
Cyclists will roll through northern Israel with injured soldiers and terror victims

Cyclists will roll through northern Israel with injured soldiers and terror victims

Courage in Motion 2021 to roll through northern Israel. Israel is open and cyclists are set to ride alongside Israel’s injured veterans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/10/2021 10:59
'Thousands upon thousands' worldwide protesting COVID mandates

'Thousands upon thousands' worldwide protesting COVID mandates

Kim Iversen gives overview of protests around the world, including in Israel, against COVID mandates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2021 11:33
Israeli authorities prevent Lev Tahor members from reaching Iran

Israeli authorities prevent Lev Tahor members from reaching Iran

Split in Lev Tahor due to concerns over Iran, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2021 08:05
Report: China surprised US with missile test

Report: China surprised US with missile test

Officials tell The Financial Times that China tested a hypersonic missile in August, surprising US officials.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2021 03:23
Swedish FM: Israeli government interested in 2-State Solution

Swedish FM: Israeli government interested in 2-State Solution

Minister Ann Linde says Swedish relations with Israel much better under Bennett-Lapid govt. than under Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/10/2021 20:54
Australia to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Australia to adopt IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

'Anti-Semitism has no place in Australia or anywhere in the world,' Australian PM Scott Morrison says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2021 15:29
Wiesenthal Center: Iranian VP a 'little Hitler'

Wiesenthal Center: Iranian VP a 'little Hitler'

Jewish human rights organization responds to threat by Iranian vice president to hold country's 10,000 Jews hostage against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2021 15:22
Taiwan: High-rise fire leaves at least 46 dead

Taiwan: High-rise fire leaves at least 46 dead

Emergency workers still searching for survivors after fire engulfs several stories of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, high-rise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2021 12:21
Dozens killed in building fire in Taiwan

Dozens killed in building fire in Taiwan

At least 46 reportedly killed in fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2021 12:11
Putin spokesman: 'No change in Russian attitude to Israel'

Putin spokesman: 'No change in Russian attitude to Israel'

Dmitry Peskov says it's not fair to compare Putin's long-standing relationship with Netanyahu to that with Bennett. 'It takes time.'i24News, 13/10/2021 15:35
Report: Members of Lev Tahor cult trying to reach Iran

Report: Members of Lev Tahor cult trying to reach Iran

Israel and US authorities attempting to prevent dozens of Lev Tahor families from reaching Iran-Kurdistan border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2021 14:56
Biden administration to press Israel to limit trade with China

Biden administration to press Israel to limit trade with China

Report: US Secretary of State expected to ask Yair Lapid to limit Israel's trade ties with China.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/10/2021 09:33
Erdan at UN: Iranian nuclear program has reached critical stage

Erdan at UN: Iranian nuclear program has reached critical stage

Israeli Ambassador to the UN criticizes Syrian regime for use of Weapons of Mass Destruction in speech in UN General Assembly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 22:44
Lapid meets US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

Lapid meets US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan

Israeli Foreign Minister, US National Security Advisor meet to discuss Iranian threat, economic plan for Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 21:37
Ambassador Friedman: US withdrawal from world stage could doom Abraham Accords

Ambassador Friedman: US withdrawal from world stage could doom Abraham Accords

Former US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman says strong US was key to signing of peace deals between Israel and 4 Arab nations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 17:11
Bennett to meet Putin in Russia next week

Bennett to meet Putin in Russia next week

PM to discuss Iranian nuclear program with Russian President in Sochi on October 22.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 15:54
Senior cop quits Victoria Police over Covid enforcement: Cops 'aren't reassuring anybody'

Senior cop quits Victoria Police over Covid enforcement: Cops 'aren't reassuring anybody'

'I can't remedy in my soul anymore the way in which my organization is being used and the damage it's causing.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 13:09
Pres. Herzog: 'Iran is exploiting the world's inaction'

Pres. Herzog: 'Iran is exploiting the world's inaction'

'Iran exploiting world’s inaction, a clear threat to international peace & security,' Pres, Isaac Herzog says at Jerusalem Post Conference:Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 12:43
El Al signs agreement for direct flights to Morocco

El Al signs agreement for direct flights to Morocco

El Al to launch direct flights to Rabat, Morocco. 'Proud to serve as an air bridge to an important country,' El Al CEO says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2021 12:22
Brazil's President 'bored' by questions on COVID-19 death toll

Brazil's President 'bored' by questions on COVID-19 death toll

Jair Bolsonaro tells reporter he does not want to be "bored" with questions about 600,000 COVID-19 deaths in his country.Ben Ariel, 12/10/2021 02:00
Pompeo receives Peace through Strength award.

Pompeo receives Peace through Strength award.

Friedman Center for Peace through Strength inaugurated in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2021 21:30
Lapid to PA: Join Abraham Accords, our hand is extended in peace

Lapid to PA: Join Abraham Accords, our hand is extended in peace

Knesset marks 1-year anniversary of Abraham Accords. 'To those who would wage war on us, we are stronger than you think.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2021 16:01
Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews fined for failing to wear mask

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews fined for failing to wear mask

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews has been fined for breaching the Chief Health Officer's orders after he was filmed twice not wearing a mask.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2021 11:08
Bennett to Merkel: 'Palestinian state will create terror state'

Bennett to Merkel: 'Palestinian state will create terror state'

PM Bennett, German Chancellor Merkel, hold joint press conference. 'We need to do everything to ensure Iran doesn't acquire nuclear weapon.'Nitzan Keidar, 10/10/2021 13:51
US nuclear submarine hits 'object' in Asia-Pacific region

US nuclear submarine hits 'object' in Asia-Pacific region

Incident did not result in any life-threatening injuries, the US military said.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2021 13:46
Sheba and Bahrain hospitals sign health cooperation agreements

Sheba and Bahrain hospitals sign health cooperation agreements

First-of-their-kind agreements in the field of healthcare signed between Sheba hospital and the two largest hospitals in Bahrain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2021 12:10
WATCH LIVE: Israel’s Cabinet meeting hosts Chancellor Merkel

WATCH LIVE: Israel’s Cabinet meeting hosts Chancellor Merkel

Israeli Prime Minister Bennett meets German Chancellor Merkel in Jerusalem, during her last visit in office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2021 11:06
Angela Merkel lands in Israel for farewell visit

Angela Merkel lands in Israel for farewell visit

German Chancellor makes final 2-day visit to Jewish State in office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2021 22:55
Argentine court: Ex-prez didn't cover up Iranian role in bombing of Jewish center

Argentine court: Ex-prez didn't cover up Iranian role in bombing of Jewish center

Court dismisses allegations former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner tried to cover up Iran’s role in bombing of Jewish center.JTA, 09/10/2021 20:03
Israeli pride at Expo 2020 in Dubai

Israeli pride at Expo 2020 in Dubai

The Israeli pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai was officially inaugurated Thursday eveningArutz Sheva, 08/10/2021 17:01
Explosion in North Afghanistan mosque, 100 reportedly killed

Explosion in North Afghanistan mosque, 100 reportedly killed

Reportedly nearly 100 people were killed and dozens of others were wounded when a blast ripped through a Shia mosque in northern AfghanistanArutz Sheva, 08/10/2021 16:34
Volvo: We received order for over 100 electric trucks

Volvo: We received order for over 100 electric trucks

Volvo Trucks says it has received an order for 100 electric trucks from shipping firm DFDS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2021 13:50
Pres. Herzog's plane malfunctions, delaying return to Israel

Pres. Herzog's plane malfunctions, delaying return to Israel

President's flight back to Israel from Ukraine visit delayed due to problem with aircraft.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2021 13:11
Amb. Erdan: You're our 'Iron Dome' in the US

Amb. Erdan: You're our 'Iron Dome' in the US

Israeli Ambassador to the US addresses annual Israel Allies Foundation gala after meeting former Vice President Mike Pence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2021 08:21
Biden sends private message to Bennett to stop settlement construction

Biden sends private message to Bennett to stop settlement construction

Yesha Council chairman denounces 'gross interference in internal Israeli affairs' after Biden sends private message to stop building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2021 21:01
Erdan to meet former VP Pence, former President Bush on Texas visit

Erdan to meet former VP Pence, former President Bush on Texas visit

Israel's Ambassador to the US and UN Gilad Erdan is visiting Texas where he will hold a number of working meetings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2021 19:22
Herzog holds working meeting with German president during Ukraine state visit

Herzog holds working meeting with German president during Ukraine state visit

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is visiting Kyiv as part of the inauguration of the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2021 17:44