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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

'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 message to Muslims

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 European terror’

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

Comptroller: Netanyahu failing in battle on BDS

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 in Istanbul

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 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 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 Min. displays art made by autistic adults

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

Bill: ‘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

Fight breaks out between Bibi and Bennett

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 summons Swedish envoy for reprimand

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

Israel bans Swedish officials from visiting

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 Brazil's approval?

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 for diplomat error

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

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'

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 '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

Israel seeking to change new Jordan visa policy

Jordan is tightening restrictions on entering the country via land crossings from Israel.Yaakov Levi, 12/13/2015, 10:35 PM

Israeli killed in accident in Argentina

Bariloche's Chabad House says Amir Gueta, 23, was on a post-army trip to South America with three friends.Cynthia Blank, 12/13/2015, 8:35 AM

Brazil continues to snub Dani Dayan request

Israel approved the former Yesha Council chairman's appointment two months ago, so why has Brazil yet to reply to an official request?Cynthia Blank, 12/6/2015, 10:01 AM

Israel denounces Swedish minister's remarks

Israel's foreign ministry denounces Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom's claims that Israel executes terrorist stabbers.Ben Ariel, 12/6/2015, 2:15 AM

Foreign Ministry document: 'Settlements' are legal

Foreign Ministry to distribute new legal opinion which clearly states that communities in Judea and Samaria are perfectly legal.Nitsan Keidar, 12/4/2015, 4:13 AM

Israel 'marks' EU countries after labeling row

Foreign Ministry aims to create 'obstacles' in work with Palestinians for European countries who pushed hard for 'settlement' labeling.Cynthia Blank, 12/3/2015, 10:14 AM

PM: We stand on our right to live in Jewish state

On 68th anniversary of UN voting to recognize a Jewish state in Israel, Netanyahu announces plans to resume work on Jewish State Law.Cynthia Blank, 11/29/2015, 1:09 PM

Foreign Ministry takes on social media incitement

New bureau will tackle online incitement by locating content harmful to Israel while also engaging in advocacy and dialogue.Nitsan Keidar, 11/29/2015, 9:22 AM

Germany slams EU labeling as a 'mistake'

'Decision to label products from West Bank will create stigma against Israel,' German parliamentarian Jurgen Hardt asserts.Cynthia Blank, 11/11/2015, 9:43 PM

Israel suspends meetings with EU over labeling

EU envoy to Israel informed Jewish state will not participate in several scheduled talks because of EU's new 'discriminatory' practice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2015, 8:28 PM

Foreign Ministry cadets headed to Samaria

Changes to Foreign Ministry cadet course will enable future ambassadors to better defend Israel in the international sphere.Nitsan Keidar, 11/1/2015, 9:18 AM

Israel shoots down New Zealand's effort for talks

Wellington's envoy to Israel told in no uncertain terms to back off from initiative to impose negotiations on Israel and Palestinians.Cynthia Blank, 10/29/2015, 12:42 PM

South Africa Hosts Hamas Despite Israeli Protests

ANC chairman accuses Israel of 'state-sponsored crime on Palestine' at Hamas rally in Cape Town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/21/2015, 8:28 PM

'UNESCO Cannot Alter Our Connection to Holy Sites'

Israeli Foreign Ministry blasts UNESCO's decision to have Rachel's Tomb, Cave of the Patriarchs listed as Muslim sites.Cynthia Blank, 10/21/2015, 8:17 PM

'Arafat's Legacy of Lies Continues with Abbas'

Foreign Ministry officials confirm to Arutz Sheva an active fight against the PA's push to claim the Kotel as their own.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2015, 7:07 PM

South African President Meets with Hamas Leader

Foreign Ministry summons deputy ambassador in outrage over the meeting, hours after Hamas calls for suicide bombings.Tova Dvorin, 10/19/2015, 5:10 PM

Foreign Ministry Lays Bare Palestinian Incitement

In chilling video, Israeli Foreign Ministry shows how 'PA culture of hate and incitement is to blame' for ongoing string of attacks.Hillel Fendel, 10/9/2015, 2:52 PM

MFA Launches Media War Against PA Incitement

'Incitement is the #1 wave of terror affecting us today,' Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely states after critical meeting.Nitsan Keidar, 10/7/2015, 8:57 PM

Israeli Tour Guide Falls to Death in Romania

While trying to help tourist on the Fagaras Mountains in Romania, Noam Avnon, 45, lost balance and fell to his death.Orli Harari, 9/29/2015, 7:42 PM

Foreign Ministry: Anti-Semitism May Rise in Russia

Putin regime is good for Jews, says Israeli Foreign Ministry, but worsening political situation could prompt wave of anti-Semitism.Cynthia Blank, 9/29/2015, 3:44 PM

How Islamists Prepare Violence on Temple Mount

Behind-the-scenes video of how Arabs barricaded in Al-Aqsa Mosque in advance with stockpiles of rocks and explosives on Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/17/2015, 4:54 PM

Searches Intensify for Missing Israeli in Uman

Foreign Ministry and ZAKA join searches for Amir Ohana, the missing Israeli in Ukraine as wife asks public to help pray for his return.Cynthia Blank, 9/17/2015, 11:23 AM

Israeli Man Disappears in Muslim Country

A resident of Ashkelon, who made aliyah 20 years ago, has not been seen since flying to unnamed country to visit his brother in June.Cynthia Blank, 9/7/2015, 4:38 PM

PM: 'We Have a Country' to Combat Anti-Semitism

Prime Minister expresses gratitude to Foreign Ministry officials for working hard to combat lies and slanders against Israel worldwide.Cynthia Blank, 9/3/2015, 2:50 PM

Second Israeli Child Drowns Abroad in a Week

Three-year-old fell into a canal in southeast Poland while on a cruise with his family.Cynthia Blank, 8/27/2015, 1:14 PM