Search progresses for dozens missing in Indonesia ferry sinking

Number of missing persons much higher than authorities initially thought. Ferry had no passenger list.Mordechai Sones, Yesterday, 6:35 PM

Rabbis in Russia fall victim to anti-missionary law

Russia seeks to force out foreign rabbis as 'national security threat.'AFP, Yesterday, 2:56 PM

Friedman: US, not UNHRC advancing human rights

US Amb. to Israel praises administration for leaving 'corrupt' UN Human Rights Council.Arutz Sheva Staff, Yesterday, 9:23 AM

Britain: U.S. withdrawal from UNHRC 'regrettable'

British Foreign Secretary says despite UK will continue to support UNHRC despite its criticism of the body.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 5:05 AM

'U.S. withdrawal disappointing but not surprising'

Top United Nations human rights official says Washington should be stepping up, not stepping back, after it leaves UNHRC.Ben Ariel, Yesterday, 3:05 AM

Israel responds: Thank you President Trump

Israel thanks U.S. for withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council. "An unequivocal statement that enough is enough."Nitsan Keidar, Yesterday, 2:24 AM

It's official: U.S. withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

Ambassador Haley says UNHRC "not worthy of its name" and announces the United States will withdraw.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 12:17 AM

Report: US to announce withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council

US Secretary of State, UN Ambassador reportedly to announce withdrawal from UNHCR over anti-Israel bias today.Gary Willig, Tuesday, 9:13 PM

UNRWA to reduce operations in Gaza

UNRWA announces deferment in payments to Gaza employees amid budget shortfallAFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 6:33 PM

Kushner, Trump envoy meet with Jordan king

Jason Greenblatt, Jared Kushner meet King Abdullah II in Amman day after king meets with PM Netanyahu.AFP, Tuesday, 6:12 PM

Colombian president-elect open to moving embassy to Jerusalem

Columbia could become fourth nation to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem, Israeli officials say.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, Tuesday, 2:43 PM

U.S. and South Korea agree to suspend joint drill

United States and South Korea to suspend joint military exercise following Trump-Kim summit.Elad Benari, Tuesday, 1:12 AM

PM Netanyahu meets Jordan's King Abdullah

Israeli, Jordanian leaders meet in Amman, discuss economic ties.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 9:12 PM

Red Cross: IDF fire causing 'unprecedented crisis'

Head of Red Cross Middle East division says treatment of those hurt in riots at Gaza border a 'crisis of unprecedented magnitude.'Gary Willig, Monday, 7:39 PM

UK demands UN Human Rights Council drop anti-Israel bias

Britain joins US in slamming UN human rights council's anti-Israel bias.David Rosenberg, Monday, 1:33 PM

Report: PA Chairman under pressure to meet US envoys

Arab nations, Palestinian Authority officials, pressure PA chairman to backpedal on promise to reject US-proposed peace plans.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 10:47 AM

Australia won't relocate embassy to Jerusalem

Australia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop says country won't move embassy despite her party's support for the move.JTA, Sunday, 8:34 PM

'Summon EU ambassador to explain funding of anti-IDF groups'

Chairman of Hazon Leumi organization calls on PM to summon EU ambassador after report EU to fund legal warfare against IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 7:33 PM

'American leaders have met with even worse dictators'

Professor Ephraim Inbar, head Jerusalem Institute for Strategic Studies, says meeting between Trump, Kim Jong Un was important.Eliran Baruch, Sunday, 5:44 PM

Rio mayor sings to raise funds for Holocaust memorial

Thousands pay to watch mayor of Rio sing at concert where box office was entirely donated to construction of a Holocaust memorial.JTA, Sunday, 1:39 PM

Report: EU funding legal action against IDF

Funds go to leftist program of legal action against soldiers - which asserts that harm to Palestinian Arabs not adequately investigated.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 8:03 AM

Turkish PM: Israel rigged Eurovision vote

Turkish PM Yıldırım says Netta Barzilai 'wasn't good,' 'imperialists' rigged the results to bring Eurovision to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 9:28 PM

Moscow: Eight injured in ramming

Authorities believe driver lost control of his vehicle.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 9:02 PM

Trump: North Korean nuclear problem largely solved

Trump says he and North Korean leader signed "a very good document" and have a good relationship.Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 11:20 PM

Australian army unit flew Nazi flag on deployment

Australia confirms reports soldiers flew swastika flag from army vehicle, PM says soldiers were punished.David Rosenberg, Friday, 9:54 AM

U.S. postpones joint military exercises with South Korea

U.S. military has indefinitely postponed major joint exercises with South Korea, says official.Ben Ariel, Friday, 5:05 AM

PM attends Jerusalem's first official 'Russia Day' event

PM and Sara Netanyahu reception in honor of Russia's National Day at Sergei's Courtyard held in Jerusalem instead of Tel Aviv for first timeGary Willig, Thursday, 10:43 PM

Foreign Ministry casts doubt on result of Trump-Kim summit

Foreign Ministry report notes gaps between pre-summit statements and the agreement published by the two leaders afterwards.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 10:17 PM

Netanyahu meets leader of 60 million Muslims

At AJC Global Forum 2018 in Israel, Yahya Cholil Staquf, who, as General Secretary of the Nahdlatul Ulama Supreme Council andGary Willig, Thursday, 9:38 PM

Will Prince William visit the Western Wall?

Western Wall rabbi says he was asked to investigate possibility of Prince William visiting the Western Wall.Nitsan Keidar, Thursday, 5:57 PM

'Difficult part of negotiations begins in month'

Former CIA Korea expert says Kim and Trump's statement was non-committal; 'Hard to believe Kim will give up prison camps'.Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 2:59 PM

Russia: Avoid attacks during World Cup

Russia informs countries involved in Syria fighting, including Israel, it expects 'low profile' maintained during tournament.Mordechai Sones, Thursday, 1:11 PM

'Peace plan will not be presented unilaterally'

According to official, as long as PA refuses to speak with US, the plan won't be finalized.Nitzan Keidar, 6/13/2018, 10:17 PM

Pompeo: North Korean disarmament in two-and-a-half years

Secretary of State says 'major disarmament' can be achieved before the end of Trump's current term.Tal Polon, 6/13/2018, 9:21 PM

UN General Assembly to vote on anti-Israel resolution

Measure introduced by Arab nations condemns Israeli 'excessive force' in defending Gaza border.JTA, 6/13/2018, 7:31 PM

Report: Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

2 members of Norway's governing party nominate US president for Nobel Peace Prize for negotiations with North Korea.Gary Willig, 6/13/2018, 6:14 PM

Israeli minister: De-legitimizing Israel legitimizes violence

Public Security Minister Erdan appoints special committee to examine removing privileges of incarcerated terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2018, 3:05 PM

‘Islamic militants ’are a ‘preeminent threat,’ says US official

Homeland Security chief says Islamist ‘militants’ are ‘preeminent threat’ to the West, struggle against them requires ‘moral clarity.’JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2018, 3:04 PM

We appreciate your efforts against anti-Semitism

PM Netanyahu meets with Bulgarian PM Borissov, thanks him for defending Israel in international forums.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2018, 2:29 PM

Trump: There's no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea

US Pres. Trump announces meeting with North Korea's Kim was a 'positive experience,' says everyone can feel 'much safer' than before.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2018, 1:10 PM

Report: Trump and Kim agree to visit each other's countries

North Korean news agency reports Trump and Kim extended invitation to one another to visit the other's country, and both accepted.Elad Benari, 6/13/2018, 3:05 AM

Kim calls for end to 'hostile military actions'

North Korean leader says his country and the United States should commit to avoid antagonizing each other.Ben Ariel, 6/13/2018, 1:05 AM

Why was the Colombian tour guide who helped Israelis murdered?

Colombian authorities still trying to decipher murder of tour guide Monica Blanco, who helped two young Israelis survive a kidnapping.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/12/2018, 11:26 PM

Erdan challenges Twitter: 'Shut down accounts of terror groups'

Public Security Minister calls on Twitter to close accounts of terror groups, threatening 'legal and criminal' action for failure to do so.Tal Polon, 6/12/2018, 9:57 PM

Netanyahu commends Trump on North Korea deal

Israeli PM says US handling both North Korean and Iranian nuclear issues properly.AFP, 6/12/2018, 9:33 PM

India: Muslim man sacrifices 4-year-old daughter

Father says he had to offer that which he loved most to Allah during Ramadan, so he slashed her throat.Gary Willig, 6/12/2018, 8:04 PM

Kansas teacher awarded for revealing Holocaust hero's story

Norman Conard awarded in Warsaw for working on bringing story of Holocaust hero Irena Sendler to light.JTA, 6/12/2018, 6:52 PM

South Africa city councilor suspended for pro-Israel statement

Johannesburg councilor Mpho Phalatse suspended by mayor for saying city a "friend" of Israel.AFP, 6/12/2018, 5:50 PM

Trump: Kim agreed to complete de-nuclearization

President shares details of historic meeting with North Korean leader, reveals terms of agreement signed after meeting.David Rosenberg, 6/12/2018, 11:40 AM

Meeting 'better than anyone expected', heralds 'major change'

Watch: President Trump, Kim Jong Un express optimism following historic sit-down in Singapore, head to signing ceremony.David Rosenberg, 6/12/2018, 9:03 AM

Historic summit between Trump and Kim

U.S. President and North Korean leader meet face to face, discuss denuclearization.Elad Benari, 6/12/2018, 6:58 AM

Iran to North Korea: Beware of Trump

Iran says North Korea should be cautious ahead of Kim-Trump summit because the U.S. leaves treaties.Elad Benari, 6/12/2018, 12:04 AM

First official meeting at the Jerusalem embassy

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen meets Interna; Security Gilad Erdan at the new US Embassy in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 9:53 PM

Prince William to visit 'Occupied Palestinian terrritories'

Royal family announcement on 'nonpolitical trip' to region calls Judea and Samaria 'occupied Palestinian territories.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 6:12 PM

US delegation to North Korea: Pompeo, Kelley, Bolton, Sanders

White House: 'Discussions between US and North Korea ongoing, moved more quickly than expected.'Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2018, 4:20 PM

Bulgarian PM to visit Israel

Bulgarian PM Borissov to arrive in Israel for 2-day visit, meeting with Israeli leaders and PA leader Hamdallah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2018, 2:55 PM

Israel blasts anti-Netanyahu tweets attributed to North Korea

Ahead of meeting between North Korean leader and Trump, alleged social media account of North Korean Foreign Minister blasts Israeli PM.David Rosenberg, 6/11/2018, 12:51 PM