Netanyahu set for first-ever visit by Israel PM to Chad

PM departs for visit on Sunday. Source says visit might include official announcement of resumption of diplomatic relations.AFP and Nitzan Keidar, A7, 1/17/2019, 12:37 PM

Giuliani can't vouch for Trump aides in Russia collusion

Former NY Mayor states Trump himself did not collude with Russia.Mordechai Sones, 1/17/2019, 10:57 AM

ZAKA prepares for phase 2 of Danube search for Holocaust victims

Israeli emergency response group continues its mission to locate remains of Holocaust victims in Danube and bring them for Jewish burial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2019, 10:14 AM

Israeli student murdered in Australia while on phone with sister

Victim identified as 21-year-old Aiia Maasarwe, from the city of Baqa al-Gharbiyye in northern Israel.AFP, 1/17/2019, 8:12 AM

Brazilian soccer team raises Holocaust awareness

One of Brazil’s most popular soccer teams joins global initiative to raise awareness about the Holocaust and dangers of anti-Semitism.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 1/17/2019, 7:42 AM

Report: Top North Korean official to visit Washington

Top aide to North Korean leader will reportedly meet Trump and Pompeo in Washington on Friday.Ben Ariel, 1/17/2019, 2:34 AM

Report: Trump peace plan will divide Jerusalem

Peace plan will reportedly include establishment of Palestinian state in 90% of Judea and Samaria, with part of eastern J'lem its capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2019, 8:58 PM

Australia: Body of Israeli woman found near train station

21-year-old Israeli found dead near Melbourne train station. Local police suspect woman was sexually assaulted and murdered.Tal Polon, 1/16/2019, 4:39 PM

American Jew who survived 9/11 attacks killed in Nairobi

Jewish businessman identified as one of the victims in terrorist shooting attack on hotel in Kenya.David Rosenberg, 1/16/2019, 1:22 PM

15 dead in terrorist attack in Kenyan capital

Gunmen attack hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Al-Shabaab claims responsibility.Ben Ariel, 1/16/2019, 2:14 AM

Sculptor asks Haifa museum to remove his 'McJesus,' citing BDS

Artist who created Ronald McDonald on crucifix says he has joined BDS movement, amid Arab-Christian riots over sculpture's religious theme.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/15/2019, 10:28 AM

'Trump is prepared to attack Syria again in the future'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers speech in Cairo, vows to continue fight against ISIS and Iran.Gary Willig, 1/10/2019, 5:11 PM

Hamas leader's visit to Moscow postponed

Hamas says reason for postponement is Russian FM's busy schedule, but Israeli pressure apparently played a key role.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/10/2019, 1:57 PM

US concerned about Chinese investment in Israel

Official says US National Security Adviser raised concerns to PM about Chinese technology and investment in sensitive sectors in Israel.Tal Polon, 1/10/2019, 8:10 AM

Kim pledges to achieve results in next meeting with Trump

North Korean leader pledges to make second summit with Trump achieve a result that would be welcomed by the international community.Elad Benari, 1/10/2019, 3:36 AM

Russia blames US for Iranian presence near Israeli border

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister tells i24News deal to move Iranian military from Syrian border failed because of US oil sanctions.Gary Willig, 1/9/2019, 9:54 PM

'Israel is prepared to thwart a cyber intervention'

Amid report that unnamed nation plans to meddle in election, PM emphasizes Israel is 'prepared.' Russia denies it's the country in question.AFP, 1/9/2019, 4:37 PM

New Brazilian law excuses Jewish students on Sabbath, holidays

President Jair Bolsonaro signs law which protects right of students to be absent from class or exams during religious holidays.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 1/9/2019, 10:50 AM

Report: Trump to meet Netanyahu on eve of Israeli elections

Netanyahu planning to meet with President Trump in White House two weeks before elections to 21st Knesset.David Rosenberg, 1/9/2019, 7:53 AM

Hebrew U prof lecture: Israel exploits PA kids for arms sales

Senior prof to deliver lecture in Amsterdam accusing Israel of exploiting Palestinian children to promote arms sales.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2019, 12:42 PM

Palestinian Authority bid to join United Nations blocked

'The PA is writing checks to terrorists while it tries to join the UN,' says Israeli Ambassador to UN.Nitsan Keidar, 1/7/2019, 8:11 AM

Sudan’s president told to recognize Israel to quell protests

President of Sudan says he was advised to normalize relations with Israel in bid to quell protests.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/6/2019, 10:02 PM

'Syria pullout won't harm Israeli security, war on ISIS'

Israeli premier meets with US National Security Advisor in Jerusalem, as US plans withdrawal from Syria.David Rosenberg, 1/6/2019, 7:56 PM

Brazilian President: Israelis will decide what their capital is

Brazilian President discusses possible embassy relocation, says only extreme Arab countries will oppose the move.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2019, 1:32 AM

Watch: Plane overshoots runway in Uganda

Ethiopian Airlines plane carrying 139 passengers overshoots runway at Entebbe Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2019, 9:15 PM

Croatia gives Israel one week to fix fighter jet deal

After US nixes $500 million Israeli-Croatia F-16 deal, Croatia gives Israel one week to gain US approval or acquisition will be scrapped.Tzvi Lev, 1/3/2019, 8:24 PM

Brazilian governor requests sound of shofar at his inauguration

Wilson Witzel, ardent supporter of Israel, took office surrounded by several members of the local Jewish community at a ceremony in Rio.Marcy Oster, JTA, 1/3/2019, 2:40 PM

'Brazil will not transfer the embassy to Jerusalem'

Professor Arie Kacowicz, expert on Latin America, believes that despite Netanyahu's successful visit, Brazil will continue to be neutral.Benny Tocker, 1/3/2019, 5:10 AM

Austrian Jews outraged at invitation to PA official

PA official Hanan Ashrawi uses invitation to concert by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to accuse Israel of 'enslaving Palestinians.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2019, 9:44 PM

Watch: Netanyahu greeted warmly in Brazil

PM, who arrived for inauguration of Brazilian president, was received warmly by the crowd as he exited his vehicle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2019, 4:54 PM

'Honduras will move embassy to Jerusalem in two months'

Senior Israeli official says Honduras likely to relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, following trilateral meeting with US.Nitsan Keidar, 1/2/2019, 2:00 PM

Israel's withdrawal from UNESCO goes into effect

Israel officially withdraws from UN cultural heritage group over anti-Jewish bias.JTA, 1/1/2019, 9:32 PM

Live: Jair Bolsonaro sworn in as president of Brazil

Inauguration ceremony for Brazil's new leader, former army captain Jair Bolsonaro, attended by Israeli PM Netanyahu., 1/1/2019, 7:55 PM

'PA's life sentence for selling to Jew epitome of anti-Semitism'

Young Israel blasts PA's imposition of life sentence with hard labor on American citizen accused of trying to sell land to Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2019, 11:49 AM

9 injured in possible terror attack in Tokyo

Police say attacker had 'intent to murder' as he rammed his car into people celebrating New Year's on crowded Tokyo street.David Rosenberg, 1/1/2019, 8:38 AM

Armenia honors Holocaust survivor who coined term ‘genocide’

Armenian capital city names street after Jewish Holocaust survivor Raphael Lemkin, who coined the term 'genocide'.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 1/1/2019, 7:42 AM

Kim threatens to seek 'new path'

North Korean leader willing to meet Trump “at any time”, but warns he will seek “new path” if US continues to demand unilateral action.Elad Benari, 1/1/2019, 4:07 AM

Netanyahu; No intention of resigning

Prime Minister Netanyahu answers questions live during historic visit to Brazil.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2018, 7:45 PM

Moldova to 'very seriously consider' moving embassy to Jerusalem

Moldava's President Igor Dodon tells Euro-Asian Jewish Congress leaders his country may move embassy from Tel Aviv to Israel's capital.JTA, 12/31/2018, 4:11 PM

Report: Kim sent Trump 'conciliatory message'

South Korean newspaper says North Korean leader sent conciliatory message to Trump amid stalled talks.Ben Ariel, 12/31/2018, 3:42 AM

PM: Brazil's new president said embassy move 'a matter of time'

Brazilian president-elect Jair Bolsonaro will move embassy to Jerusalem, says Netanyahu, saying move a matter of when, not if.David Rosenberg, 12/30/2018, 7:55 PM

Netanyahu, Brazilian president-elect visit Rio synagogue

Brazil's president-elect, Jair Bolsonaro, joins Netanyahus in visit to Rio synagogue.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 12/30/2018, 6:34 PM

Senior source says Brazilian embassy move a matter of time

As Netanyahu meets with Brazil's President elect- Bolsonaro, senior official says the nation will move embassy imminently.Tzvi Lev, 12/29/2018, 5:58 PM

Netanyahu meets Brazil's President-elect

"This is a historic visit. We are forging a big alliance here with a huge power," says Netanyahu after meeting Jair Bolsonaro.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/28/2018, 8:10 PM

Netanyahu lands in Rio

Prime Minister will meet with the president-elect of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, later in the day, in historic visit.Gil Ronen, 12/28/2018, 3:29 PM

'Our friend's baby was murdered - and the UN remains silent'

Friends of Ofra shooting victim Shira Ish-Ran, who lost her child as a result of the attack, call on UN to condemn Hamas attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2018, 12:09 PM

France blasts Israel over settlement construction

French foreign ministry accuses Israel of violating international law with new housing plans, calls on Israel to 'reconsider decisions.'David Rosenberg, 12/28/2018, 10:51 AM

'Israel is a technological superpower'

Brazil’s President-elect praises Israel, says he is looking forward to the visit of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, 12/28/2018, 2:36 AM

'A new era between Israel and the major power Brazil'

Netanyahu leaves on a historic visit to Brazil, where he will meet with President-elect Jair Bolsonaro and attend his inauguration.Elad Benari, 12/28/2018, 12:14 AM

ANALYSIS: Trump's actions in Iraq and Syria recipe for disaster

The president's actions show he is out of touch with Middle East reality.Yochanan Visser, 12/27/2018, 10:16 PM

Russia accuses Israel of 'gross violation' of Syrian sovereignty

Moscow condemns alleged Israeli airstrike on Hezbollah leaders in Damascus.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2018, 3:51 PM

Netanyahu could cut historic Brazil visit over politics at home

PM's presence at inauguration of Brazilian president Bolsonaro uncertain following coalition's decision to go to early elections.Marcy Oster, JTA, 12/26/2018, 3:44 PM

Israeli emergency responders share expertise in India, Sri Lanka

United Hatzalah and American Jewish Committee team up to share Israeli expertise with emergency teams in India, Sri Lanka.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2018, 1:56 PM

Jewish groups offer assistance after Indonesian tsunami

Tsunami in Indonesia has left more than 400 dead and thousands homeless.Marcy Oster - JTA, 12/25/2018, 5:59 PM

Pope calls for resumption of Israeli-PA negotiations

Pope Francis uses holiday address to call for resumption of final status negotiations between Israel and Palestinian Authority.AFP, 12/25/2018, 1:21 PM

Number of dead in Indonesia tsunami climbs to 429

Death toll in Indonesian tsunami nearly doubles, with number of injured topping 1,500.David Rosenberg, 12/25/2018, 9:20 AM

'ISIS has been crushed, but the US does not withdraw its forces'

Russian FM expresses skepticism about US withdrawal from Syria. "Let's see how this ‘withdrawal’ will play out."Tal Polon, 12/25/2018, 9:07 AM