'Sweden acting systematically against Israel'

Swedish ambassador reprimanded after his was only European country in favor of resolution denying Israel Jerusalem sovereignty.Mordechai Sones, 5/3/2017, 5:48 PM

'Israel has prevented many terror attacks at embassies'

At memorial ceremony for Foreign Ministry fallen, Israeli PM says Israel thwarts 'vast majority' of attacks on embassies.Nitsan Keidar, 4/26/2017, 1:24 PM

Foreign Ministry cautions Israelis: Don't visit North Korea

Foreign Ministry steps up cautionary tone as tourist trips open to North Korea.Tal Polon, 4/19/2017, 9:56 PM

Is the Foreign Ministry supporting radical leftists?

New investigation shows foreign ministry is funding trips of students in radical-leftist organizations to The Hague.S. Piotrokovsky, N. Keidar, 4/3/2017, 10:26 PM

Israel and Nicaragua renew diplomatic ties

South American country and Israel renew diplomatic ties that were cut off in 2010.Elad Benari, 3/29/2017, 5:04 AM

Last call for those traveling to China

Pro-Israel NGO demands Foreign Ministry ensure Chinese Embassy place Judea and Samaria legal explanation on official website.Orly Harari, 3/18/2017, 11:52 PM

Israel denies tourist visa to Human Rights Watch staffer

Israel accuses Human Rights Watch of falsely claiming to be human rights group while supporting and engaging in Arab anti-Israel propaganda.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 3/2/2017, 10:20 PM

Israeli killed in accident in Bolivia

23-year-old Dor Jan from Kiryat Ono killed in motorcycle accident in Bolivia.Reut Hadar, 2/28/2017, 11:37 PM

Israel willing to reconsider denial of visa to HRW

Foreign Ministry spokesman says Human Rights Watch can appeal Israel’s decision not to issue a work visa to its staff.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/24/2017, 11:12 PM

Israel to deny visas to anti-Israel NGO 'Human Rights Watch'

Foreign Ministry: 'Why give working visas to people whose only purpose is to attack us?'AFP and Arutz Sheva, 2/24/2017, 7:27 AM

Foreign Ministry advises Israelis: Don't travel to North Korea

Following reports that Israeli company will be offering visits to North Korea, Israeli Foreign Ministry advises against such trips.Elad Benari, 2/14/2017, 6:30 AM

Foreign Ministry welcomes Torah scroll from Bucharest

Foreign Ministry synagogue holds traditional ceremony welcoming Torah scroll from Bucharest.Hezki Baruch, 1/15/2017, 1:05 PM

'We must prevent another UN resolution'

PM tells ambassadors Israel focused on preventing another anti-Israel UN resolution in the near future.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2017, 8:51 PM

Foreign Ministry apologizes to Italy

Israel's Foreign Ministry apologizes after Deputy Minister Ayoob Kara said an earthquake in Italy was punishment for UNESCO resolution.Hezki Baruch, 10/30/2016, 3:13 AM

Dore Gold: Israel's increasing isolation a myth

Outgoing head of Foreign Ministry says despite recent UNESCO vote Israel becoming less isolated.Gary Willig, 10/21/2016, 12:00 PM

Netanyahu held Dore Gold back at Foreign Ministry

Chairman of Foreign Ministry Union says Netanyahu taking ministry apart, prevented Dore Gold from fixing issues.Nitsan Keidar, 10/13/2016, 9:19 PM

Israel rejects State Department criticism

Foreign Ministry clarifies that construction of homes in Shilo is not "new settlements".Nitsan Keidar, 10/6/2016, 12:08 AM

Foreign Ministry blasts Norwegian video: 'Like Nazi propaganda'

Apparently fake video in the name of National Theater of Norway condemning the 'occupation' elicits comparisons to Goebbels' propaganda.Shai Landesman, 9/25/2016, 7:14 AM

France took part in illegal construction in Israel

Israeli Foreign Ministry clarifies that the French citizens who condemned Israel for demolishing illegal structures in Area C should have reArutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2016, 1:54 PM

Foreign Ministry: Avoid Ethiopia

The Foreign Ministry issued a warning against visiting Ethiopia, as regional violence continues to escalate.Orli Harari, 9/1/2016, 3:11 PM

New Czech atlases write Jerusalem out of Israel

After PA ambassador to Prague complained, Czech authorities ordered their atlases to mark Tel Aviv as Israel's capital.Rachel Kaplan, 8/30/2016, 7:24 PM

Israel dismisses UN's 'unfounded' claims

Foreign Ministry dismisses UN's demand that employee arrested for assisting Hamas be released on the grounds of diplomatic immunity.Nitsan Keidar, 8/26/2016, 12:15 AM

Foreign Ministry reportedly bans contact with journalists

Foreign Ministry director general instructs diplomats not to hold contacts with Israeli journalists over Haaretz report on IAEA conference.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2016, 5:14 AM

Israel: Criticism of construction 'lacks factual basis'

Foreign Ministry rejects criticism of planned construction in Gilo, says the real obstacle to peace is Palestinian rejection of Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/29/2016, 9:05 PM

French FM meets Hezbollah lawmakers in Lebanon

Foreign Ministry in Israel criticizes French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault's meeting with Hezbollah members in Lebanon.Elad Benari, 7/13/2016, 1:09 AM

Good news for yeshiva students coming from abroad

Yeshiva students to be given official 'student' status at Israeli consulate in their native countries.Shai Landesman, 6/22/2016, 4:09 PM

Foreign Ministry: International conferences distance peace

Foreign Ministry rejects EU decision to adopt the French peace initiative.Nitsan Keidar, 6/21/2016, 3:44 AM

Watch: Israelis send Ramadan messages to the Muslim world

Israeli Jews from all walks of life send their Ramadan greetings in foreign ministry viral video.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2016, 7:28 PM

‘Tel Aviv attack is just like the terror in Europe’

FM Director sent a letter to 38 foreign ministers worldwide noting how Palestinians encourage terrorism rather than suppressing violence.Nitsan Keidar, 6/9/2016, 10:46 PM

Watchdog: Netanyahu hobbled foreign ministry, hindered BDS fight

State Comptroller describes how PM stripped foreign ministry of vital resources, replicated authorities, to placate senior Likudniks.Ari Soffer, 5/24/2016, 6:24 PM

A "Liberals in the Likud" member writes the outgoing Defense Minister

The "Liberals in the Likud" is a faction of Likud members within the Likud Party, that promotes individual freedom and free markets. This is an open letter to Min. Moshe Ya'alon from one of its members, sent to Arutz Sheva. Noam Rotem, 5/22/2016, 7:01 AM

Bennett gives up on Foreign Ministry

In response to source saying Yisrael Beytenu's entry will see Bennett as FM, Jewish Home announces it won't change any portfolios.Ari Yashar, 5/19/2016, 9:50 AM

Foreign Ministry reprimands consul over remarks on Turkey-Israel

Foreign Ministry says the Israeli consul in Istanbul did not reflect the government's view in discussing Turkey-Israel reconciliation.Ben Ariel, 5/11/2016, 4:13 AM

Jerusalem returns fire at UN over the Golan Heights

In response to Security Council rejection of Golan staying Israeli, Foreign Ministry retorts: 'they're disconnected from Syrian reality.'Nitsan Keidar, 4/27/2016, 8:09 AM

Passover travelers: check for bullets in your bag

Amid increase of Israelis arrested in airports, Foreign Ministry urges travelers to ensure they have no ammunition when packing.Shoshana Miskin, 4/11/2016, 9:44 AM

Israel calls for 'decisive action' against Iran's missiles

Foreign Ministry issues statement condemning Iran's latest ballistic missile test and threats against Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 3/10/2016, 3:15 AM

Drought-ravaged villagers to receive Israeli aid

In the midst of a catastrophic drought, villagers in Papua New Guinea receive relief from an unlikely source.David Rosenberg, 3/2/2016, 4:06 PM

Iran: $7,000 to every terror family

Foreign Ministry publishes condemnation after Iran promises to pay families of Palestinian terrorists.Matt Wanderman, 2/24/2016, 8:57 PM

The Israeli government and public diplomacy; a national disgrace.

Officials and politicians don't want to lost control. Meanwhile, they have neither the time or the talent to do the job. Barry Shaw, 2/10/2016, 10:04 PM

'Dayan will not be Israel's envoy to Brazil'

'Let's not delude ourselves,' asserts MK Berko at Knesset meeting after six months of silence from Brazil over the appointment.Hezki Baruch, 2/7/2016, 2:50 PM

Rivlin slams France for 'going above our heads'

President urges Foreign Ministry to defend Israel against French threats to recognize 'Palestine'; PM predicts French will 'sober up.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 7:24 PM

'Open a Door to Israel' exhibit opens in Rome

A new interactive exhibit to educate the world about Israeli society launched in Rome with Deputy Foreign Minister in attendance.Yoni Kempsinki, 1/24/2016, 12:26 PM

Foreign Ministry displays 'Bridge to the World' art exhibition

Foreign Ministry hosts 'Bridge to the World' exhibit, artwork made entirely by autistic adults.Talia Blatman, 1/19/2016, 8:45 PM

Outrage in Israel over EU's resolution

Officials in Israel warn the EU is helping out the PA's anti-Israel efforts with its latest resolution on Judea and Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 1/19/2016, 12:12 AM

New bill proposes ‘settlers’ can't be appointed as ambassadors

Leftist MK suggests amending Civil Service Law so those who live beyond the Green Line cannot represent Israel internationally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2016, 4:20 PM

Netanyahu and Bennett spar over 'unpatriotic' foreign ministry

The ongoing saga of Bennett versus the Foreign Ministry interferes with cabinet meeting.Uzi Baruch, 1/17/2016, 3:00 PM

Foreign Ministry workers threaten Naftali Bennett

Jewish Home head angers Foreign Ministry workers with hint they're not patriotic. They respond: 'We won't work with Bennett.'Uzi Baruch, 1/16/2016, 6:56 PM

Israel reprimands Swedish envoy for FM's 'execution' charge

Foreign Ministry tells Carl Magnus that Swedish FM will play no role in 'foreseeable future' with regard to Israeil-Palestinian relations.Cynthia Blank, 1/13/2016, 8:18 PM

Deputy FM bans Swedish officials from visiting Israel

Hotovely takes Foreign Ministry cadets on Samaria tour, says after Swedish FM's outburst that 'Israel has closed doors on official visits.'Yoni Kempinski, 1/13/2016, 1:39 PM

How long will Israel wait for Dayan appointment to be approved?

Dani Dayan and PM to hold face-to-face meeting Thursday over Brazil's delay in approving his ambassadorial appointment.Nitsan Keidar, 12/31/2015, 9:44 AM

Israel apologizes to Singapore after diplomat 'misuses' flag

Singapore outraged after junior Israeli diplomat used city-state's flag as a table cloth but nonetheless accepts Israel's apology.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2015, 7:24 AM

On the need for a new and independent Israeli advocacy authority

Barry Shaw lays out a plan at the Haifa Conference on Israel's public relations - or the lack thereof. Barry Shaw, 12/29/2015, 7:00 AM

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

Israeli dead in Chile; circumstances unclear

Foreign Ministry is in touch with family and embassy in Santiago is seeing to returning 22-year-old's body to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 12/27/2015, 12:05 PM

Israel to act to approve Dayan's appointment in Brazil

Deputy Foreign Minister to present plan to convince Brazil to accept the appointment of former Yesha Council head as Israeli ambassador.Nitsan Keidar, 12/27/2015, 6:22 AM

Quartet: Talks only way to achieve 'peace with security'

Middle East Quartet envoys meet with senior Israeli officials in Jerusalem on ways to end Arab terror wave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2015, 9:09 PM

Foreign min. slams UN spokeswoman's 'alleged attackers' remarks

Israeli foreign ministry condemns UN human rights spokeswoman for criticizing Israeli forces shooting 'alleged attackers.'Ari Soffer, 12/16/2015, 4:54 PM