Swiss parliament votes to halt funds to anti-Semitic groups

Switzerland’s lower house of parliament votes to halt public funding for groups that promote racism, anti-Semitism, and hate.JTA, 3/9/2017, 7:54 PM

Switzerland pushes back against BDS

Swiss Parliament passes motion calling for end to government funding of BDS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2017, 9:35 AM

Swiss government hiding BDS funding

Switzerland is hiding information about millions of dollars transferred to BDS organizations, claiming it might 'harm state interests'.Ido Ben-Porat, 1/24/2017, 12:29 PM

Swiss court rules Muslim girls must swim with boys

"Mixed-gender swimming lessons part of ‘full school curriculum’ and children’s ‘successful integration’ into society"Mordechai Sones, 1/10/2017, 4:38 PM

Three hurt in shooting at Islamic Center in Zurich

Moments after Russian ambassador to Turkey assassinated,Swiss police report three people hurt during shooting at Islamic center in Zurich.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2016, 7:54 PM

Swiss court overturns incitement conviction for Jewish musician

A Swiss court overturned the hate-incitement conviction of a Jewish musician who on Facebook described Muslims as “the Nazis of today”.JTA, 12/4/2016, 5:52 PM

UK to help secure its Jewish community - but Switzerland won't

Swiss government says Jewish community needs to levy special tax, reimburse police for the extra protection.Haim Lev, 12/4/2016, 9:18 AM

Swiss government wants Jews to fund their own security costs

'There is no constitutional or legal basis permitting the participation of the federal state in the costs.'JTA, 11/21/2016, 10:43 PM

Young Jewish international volunteers gather in Switzerland

160 young Jews from 37 countries gather in Basel for the first global summit of the Jewish Diplomatic Corps.JTA, 11/17/2016, 5:26 AM

Switzerland confirms spying during Iran nuclear talks

Swiss prosecutors say they found evidence of spying on Iran nuclear talks, but close the probe.Elad Benari, 11/4/2016, 3:42 AM

Geneva denies Jihadists store loot in Swiss ports

French politician says Swiss free ports help terrorists, Geneva denies claim, says public misunderstands concept of free ports.AFP, 10/30/2016, 11:28 AM

'Eritrean migrants can return home safely'

Swiss investigation confirms Eritrean 'refugees' may return to home country safely.Emily Rose, 9/12/2016, 1:06 PM

Woman injured in Switzerland attack dies of her wounds

34-year-old victim of the burning and stabbing attack in Switzerland yesterday dies; attacker, 27, also dead.Shai Landesman, 8/14/2016, 3:49 PM

Six stabbed, burned in Swiss train attack

The suspected attacker, described as a Swiss citizen aged 27, was also injured. Police say terror motive 'not excluded'.Guy Cohen, 8/13/2016, 8:38 PM

Israel deports Swiss BDS activist

For the first time, Interior Minister issues a deportation order against a Swiss activist who harassed soldiers at checkpoints.Ben Ariel, 8/2/2016, 11:39 PM

Bomb scare on El Al plane scrambles Swiss fighter jets

El Al flight from New York to Tel Aviv suspected of carrying explosive. On board check finds warning was baseless.Nitsan Keider, 7/5/2016, 11:47 AM

Swiss Jews oppose forcing students to shake teachers' hands

Regulation imposed after two Muslim boys refused to shake hands with teachers at graduation ceremony.JTA, 6/9/2016, 1:00 PM

Swiss MPs call to end pro-terror NGO funding

New parliament resolution demands end to Swiss funds propping up radical NGOs that back BDS in 'anti-Semitic actions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/25/2016, 11:53 AM

Israeli mother and daughter die in Swiss crash

Israelis who drove into Switzerland from Milano tragically die in car crash during their European trip.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2016, 8:49 AM

Swiss and German museums to show Nazi-era art hoard

Swiss museum to exhibit works from Nazi-era art hoard it inherited two years ago from German recluse Cornelius Gurlitt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 4:43 AM

Legendary terrorist: Swiss purposely turned blind eye to us

Carlos the Jackal says he traveled freely in Switzerland during the 70s thanks to 'nonaggression pact' between Swiss, PLO.Matt Wanderman, 3/8/2016, 1:37 PM

Swiss female prison guard helps Syrian rapist flee

The guard and the rapist are on the run after fleeing jail together in Zurich.Gil Ronen, 2/9/2016, 8:24 PM

Secret 1970 agreement between Swiss, PLO revealed

Supposedly-neutral country agreed to support Palestinians diplomatically in exchange for exemption from terror attacks.Matt Wanderman, 1/20/2016, 6:10 PM

Ambassador to Switzerland compares Israel to Nazis

Caspi summoned for disciplinary procedures after posting quote from Herman Goering on Facebook with words: 'we're on the right path.'Ari Yashar, 12/28/2015, 1:15 PM

Swiss probing Islamic council member over jihadist propaganda

Swiss prosecutors start criminal proceedings against leading Muslim figure for spreading terror propaganda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/19/2015, 6:18 PM

Fear in Zurich as police dispatched to Jewish school

Zurich police say no indication of criminal action near Jewish schoolShoshana Miskin, 12/17/2015, 12:53 PM

Swiss arrest two Syrians planning chemical attack

Two Syrians nabbed on suspicions of transporting 'explosives and toxic gases' in Geneva, possibly to attack UN headquarters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2015, 6:10 PM

Swiss Minister Defends Purchase of Israeli Surveillance Drones

Despite complaints from MPs on Israel's 'human rights abuses,' Swiss parliament votes to buy six drones from Israel's Elbit Systems.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/7/2015, 9:36 PM

Switzerland 'Regrets' Offensive Anti-Netanyahu Cartoon

Swiss envoy to Iran displayed cartoon showing doves defecating on the Israeli PM's head.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2015, 6:05 PM

Swiss Ambassador Urges Companies to Invest in 'Stable' Iran

Switzerland's ambassador to Tehran says Iran is a "pole of stability" in the Middle East.Ben Ariel, 8/28/2015, 4:12 AM

Switzerland Lifts Sanctions Against Iran

Switzerland announces it will officially lift sanctions against Iran on Thursday, cites the nuclear deal with Western powers.Elad Benari, 8/13/2015, 12:12 AM

Switzerland: The Place for the Perfect Kosher Vacation

Enjoy the perfect kosher vacation for the whole family with Tour Plus in Wengen, Switzerland.Tour Plus, 8/10/2015, 9:06 PM

Switzerland Confirms Investigation into Spying on Iran Talks

Swiss Attorney General says multiple premises searched in relation to investigation into allegations of hacking of Iran nuclear talks.Elad Benari, 6/18/2015, 4:45 AM

Hotovely Takes On Anti-IDF Exhibit in Switzerland

Deputy FM orders ministry to snap into action against Breaking the Silence exhibit presenting 'testimony' besmirching the IDF.Nitsan Keidar, Ari Yashar, 6/2/2015, 3:53 PM

Five Dead in Swiss Shooting Spree

Police say that 5 people were shot last night in the Swiss town of Wuerenlingen.Matt Wanderman, 5/10/2015, 3:56 PM

Switzerland to Jail Anti-ISIS Fighter Who Defended Christians?

Syriac Christian Swiss man faces up to three years in jail after leaving to protect members of his community from ISIS brutality in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2015, 8:44 PM

Israeli Tourist Killed in Swiss Avalanche

Foreign Ministry reported Monday that an Israeli citizen traveling in Switzerland was killed in an avalanche at a ski resort.Cynthia Blank, 2/2/2015, 10:54 PM

Canada 'Disappointed' by Anti-Israel Conference in Geneva

Canada's Foreign Minister denounces the "one-sided and politicized conference" to be held in Geneva against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2014, 1:13 AM

Switzerland Pushes Ahead with Conference on PA Territories

Despite objection from Washington and Jerusalem, Switzerland will hold a conference on humanitarian law in the "occupied territories".Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2014, 4:46 AM

Israel and Allies Try to Prevent Fourth Geneva Convention Summit

Israel, US try to dissuade Fourth Geneva Convention from holding special summit. Both will boycott if held.Cynthia Blank, 11/27/2014, 8:43 AM

Big Donation to Help Swiss Museum Receive Nazi Art Hoard

800,000 euro donation to ensure arrival of the art trove to the Bern, as saga over hoard of looted paintings continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2014, 9:49 PM

Swiss Museum to Display Looted Art

The Bern Art Museum to announce it will display the looted works willed to it by Cornelius Gurlitt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2014, 4:43 AM

Switzerland the Latest Country to Ban ISIS

Switzerland announces ban on ISIS and related organizations, prohibiting all activities of the group in the country.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/8/2014, 11:41 PM

Switzerland: Muslim Protesters Attempt to Storm Synagogue

Anti-Israel demonstrators wield placard saying 'Every synagogue is an Israeli embassy' in shocking incident in Geneva.Ari Soffer, 8/20/2014, 10:38 AM

Swiss Court Rules Nazi Salute 'Not Always Illegal'

Switzerland's top court acquits neo-Nazi for 2010 incident, says Nazi salute permitted under certain circumstances.Ari Soffer, 5/22/2014, 11:07 AM

Swiss Expert Dismisses French Report on Arafat's Death

A French report ruling out poisoning in Arafat's death has a glaring inconsistency, says the co-author of a Swiss probe.Elad Benari, 12/6/2013, 4:15 AM

Report: Gaydamak Released, Returns to Israel

Arcadi Gaydamak, the wealthy businessman wanted over the "Angolagate" scandal, freed after two weeks in a Swiss prison.Elad Benari, 12/5/2013, 5:45 AM

Swiss Lawmaker Expelled Over Anti-Israel Remarks

Local deputy from Geneva Citizens' Movement excluded from the regional party after supporting Israel’s destruction.Elad Benari, Canada, 11/29/2013, 9:20 PM

Controversial Israeli Tycoon Arcadi Gaydamak Arrested

Israeli businessman and former Jerusalem mayoral candidate repotedly arrested in Switzerland over 'Angolagate' scandal.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2013, 4:54 PM

Switzerland: High Price for Legal Fees in Nazi Art Lawsuit

European probes into art taken from Jews during the rise of Nazi Germany continues; Swiss museum wins case, only to pay hefty legal fees.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2013, 9:20 PM

Arab Media: Swiss Officials Confirm Arafat 'Poisoned'

Al-Jazeera reports that Swiss scientists studying Arafat's body confirm he was poisoned.Elad Benari, Tova Dvorin, 11/6/2013, 8:14 PM

Switzerland: Syria Tried to Buy WMD Technology

Assad regime sought a vacuum pump, valves and a bioreactor but was rejected, says Bern.Arutz Sheva, 9/3/2013, 9:21 AM

Samantha Power Blasts Re-election of Swiss Critic of Israel

U.S. ambassador to the UN trying to block the re-election of a Swiss diplomat who praised dictators while criticizing Israel.Elad Benari, 8/20/2013, 4:45 AM

Survivors Received $1.2B from Swiss Fund – Report

Holocaust survivors and victims' heirs have received $1.24 billion from a Swiss fund set up after a scandal.Arutz Sheva, 7/15/2013, 4:25 AM

Swiss MP Visits Yesha Communities, Comes Away Impressed

In the wake of increasing calls for the boycott of products made in Judea and Samaria, Swiss MP decided to examine the situation himselfArutz 7 Staff, 4/4/2013, 8:17 PM

Switzerland knew of Holocaust in 1942: report

Swiss officials knew in May 1942 that Jews were being exterminated in Nazi concentration camps, Swiss television reported.David Lev and AFP, 1/28/2013, 5:30 PM

Switzerland Adopts New Sanctions against Syria

Switzerland adds 28 names to its existing list of supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, freezing their assets.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/26/2012, 9:59 PM