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'Iran's nuclear aims are not peaceful'

Senior EU official: 'Iran doesn't have peaceful intentions with its nuclear program'

'European Parliament has begun to see Iran as a threat,' says David Lega, member of its Foreign Affairs Committee.

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.'

European resolution: 'Targeted sanctions' on Lebanese officials

European resolution threatens 'targeted sanctions' on Lebanese officials

European Parliament issued its 'strongest condemnation yet of Iran,' American Jewish Committee's Transatlantic Institute says.

European MPs: Investigate incitement in UNRWA textbooks

European MPs: Investigate incitement in UNRWA textbooks

26 Members of European Parliament call for investigation of UNRWA over incitement in textbooks.

'Vital step towards resolving Israeli-Palestinian conflict'

EJC: European Parliament took 'vital step towards resolving Israeli-Palestinian conflict'

EJC applauds European Parliament decision to censure UNRWA over anti-Semitism in its textbooks.

European Parliament condemns UNRWA textbooks

European Parliament condemns UNRWA's teaching of hate and violence

European Parliament adopts resolution condemning the UNRWA for teaching hate and violence in PA schools.

'The time has come for Europe to reinvent itself'

'The time has come for Europe to reinvent itself'

Conference of European Rabbis president addresses European Parliament on occasion of International Holocaust Commemoration Day.

PA invites European officials to serve as observers in elections

PA invites European officials to serve as observers in elections

PA extends official invitations to the European Parliament and EU to serve as observers in upcoming general elections.

Rabbi Sacks to EU: Mutating Virus of Antisemitismplayer

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks to the EU in 2016: Understanding the Mutating Virus of Antisemitism

On September 2016, Rabbi Sacks delivered a keynote address to the EU and said that "The hate that begins with Jews never ends with Jews"

Palestinian Authority condemned for teaching violence in schools

Palestinian Authority condemned for violence-promoting school textbooks

European Parliament condemns Palestinian Authority textbooks that promote hate and violence.

European Parliament ratifies Brexit dealplayer

European Parliament ratifies Brexit deal

Britain’s departure from the European Union set in law, to take effect at midnight on Friday.

'How can a Jew be an occupier in Judea?'

'How can a Jew be an occupier in Judea?'

Head of Shomron Regional Council speaks to members of European Parliament, criticizes EU decision to label "settlement" products.

Knesset Speaker: Decision to label goods 'disgraceful'

Knesset Speaker: Decision to label goods 'disgraceful'

MK Yuli Edelstein pens letter to European Parliament head, says ruling to label Israeli goods was 'politically motivated,' 'disgraceful.'

'EU Parliament committed to combating anti-Semitism'

'EU Parliament committed to combating anti-Semitism'

European Parliament president meets leaders of Conference of European Rabbis, pledges to stop anti-Jewish legislation.

'European Parliament must not give terrorists a platform'

'European Parliament must not give terrorists a platform'

Israel's Strategic Affairs Minister blasts appearance of PFLP terrorist at EU Parliament.

Far-right making gains in European Parliamentplayer

Far-right making gains in European Parliament

European far right and pro-environment Greens projected to gain ground in the elections for the European Parliament.

'Jews are once again unsafe on the streets of Europe'player

'Jews are once again unsafe on the streets of Europe'

Jewish Agency chairman at EP: 'As it pertains to anti-Semitism, this is one of the darkest eras for European Jewry in recent times.'

Anti-Semitism in Europe: Have we returned to 75 years ago?player

Anti-Semitism in Europe: Have we returned to 75 years ago?

Ukraine Chief Rabbi: How is it 75 years after the Holocaust they can outlaw shechita and brit milah and Jews feel unsafe in Europe?

EU parliament honors fallen IDF soldier

EU parliament honors fallen IDF soldier

European Parliament pays respects to Hadar Goldin, one of two fallen IDF soldiers whose remains are being held by Hamas in Gaza.

'We tell Europe: Israel is legal sovereign in Jerusalem'player

'We tell Europe: Israel is legal sovereign in Jerusalem'

Den. Dir. of J'lem and Heritage Ministry speaks with Arutz Sheva about visit to EP to explain J'lem's legal status as Israeli by intn'l law.

'Anti-Semitism in Europe hurts Muslims'

'Anti-Semitism in Europe hurts Muslims'

Muslim who heads EP's 'Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup' slams anti-Semites. 'When we need to guard synagogues, what have we come to?'

Pro-Israel Antisemites & Pro-Jewish anti-Israelisplayer

Pro-Israel Antisemites & Pro-Jewish anti-Israelis

Riccardo Pacific talks about the dynamic political landscape in Europe at the European Jewish Association conference in Brussels

EU to force the Palestinian Authority to change its textbooks?

EU to force the Palestinian Authority to change its textbooks?

European Union committee votes to freeze $17 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority due to textbooks' incitement against Israel.

EU punishes Hungary

EU punishes Hungary

European Parliament activates Article 7 for first time against a member nation in response to Hungary's anti-illegal immigrant policies.

European Parliament condemns Hamas terror for first time

European Parliament condemns Hamas terror for first time

EU organization takes rare step of condemning both Hamas and Israel, notes Hamas terrorism, but calls for lifting partial blockade.

Jewish group: European Parliament must discipline Ana Gomes

Jewish group: European Parliament must discipline Ana Gomes

American Jewish Committee condemns anti-Semitic remark by Portuguese MEP Ana Gomes, calls for disciplinary action.

Pro-BDS conference held at European Parliamentplayer

Pro-BDS conference held at European Parliament

BDS Founder Omar Barghouti honored at EU event hosted by MEP Ana Gomes, calling Israel an 'apartheid' state and justifying his actions.

Israeli artists versus the European Parliament

Israeli artists versus the European Parliament

Israeli cartoon exhibition highlighting Iranian human rights violations opens in Brussels near EP- which refused to present it.

EU lawmakers urge U.S. to reconsider UNRWA cut

EU lawmakers urge U.S. to reconsider UNRWA cut

European Parliament urges United States to reconsider its decision to cut funding to UN agency for "Palestinian refugees".

Polish lawmaker dismissed from European Parliament

Polish lawmaker dismissed from European Parliament

European Parliament votes to dismiss Ryszard Czarnecki of Poland for comparing rival parliament member to a Nazi collaborator.

'Anti-Semitism will not disappear quickly'

'Anti-Semitism will not disappear quickly'

EU Coordinator for fighting Anti-Semitism discusses efforts to combat anti-Semitism on continent. 'A strong democracy can face the issues.'

European Parliament commemorates Roma Holocaustplayer

European Parliament commemorates Roma Holocaust

For the first time, European Parliament includes Roma victims in Holocaust Remembrance Day event. Roma still suffer discrimination today.

'Words aren't enough to stop anti-Semitism'player

'Words aren't enough to stop anti-Semitism'

Knesset Speaker blasts European hypocrisy over anti-Semitism in speech at EU parliament. 'Anti-Semitism has no excuse.'

Watch: Memorial prayer recited at European Parliamentplayer

Watch: Memorial prayer recited at European Parliament

IDF Chief Cantor Shai Abramson sings 'Kel Malei Rahamim' prayer at international Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony in European Parliament.

EJC President warns Europe as Holocaust memory fadesplayer

EJC President warns Europe as Holocaust memory fades

WATCH: European Jewish leader warns Europe's immunization to anti-Semitism is ending as Holocaust memory fades.

EU questions Iranian lawmakers about Holocaust denial, terrorism

EU questions Iranian lawmakers about Holocaust denial, terrorism

European Parliament grill Iranian visitors on regime's human rights abuses, spying on Jewish targets in Germany.

Parliament members demand EU halt funding for BDS

Parliament members demand EU halt funding for BDS

In unprecedented move, 60 members of the European Parliament call on EU to end support of BDS, take stand against anti-Zionism.

Victory against terror in European Parliament

Victory against terror in European Parliament

EP President declares that terror representatives and former terrorists will no longer be allowed to participate in parliamentary events.

'Concerned that Jews feel insecure'

'Concerned that Jews feel insecure'

President of European Parliament hosts President of Conference of Rabbis of Europe on occasion of publication of new book he authored.

'My mission is to speak for Israel in Europe and the EU'player

'My mission is to speak for Israel in Europe and the EU'

Branislav Škripek, a member of the European Parliament from Slovakia, stresses the European Parliament does not hate Israel.