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

Israel seeking to change new Jordan policy on visas

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 request to appoint Dani Dayan envoy

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 anti-Israel 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

New 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' hostile 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, democratic 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

Israel's 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 'settlement' 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 resolution for peace 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 Jewish 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; Foreign Ministry Livid

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

New Video Lays Bare Palestinian Incitement Behind Wave of Terror

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

Foreign Ministry 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 Fears Anti-Semitism May be on 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

Watch: How Muslim Rioters Prepare for 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

Netanyahu: 'Today 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

BDS Fight to Move to Strategic Affairs Ministry

Gilad Erdan will take control of countering the boycott movement against Israel, as Foreign Ministry officials fume.Cynthia Blank, 8/20/2015, 8:06 AM

Israel Tells EU: Stop Funding Illegal Arab Settlements

Israel has appealed to the European Union to stop funding illegal Palestinian settlements in Area C of Judea and Samaria.Yaakov Levi, 8/13/2015, 11:41 AM

Liberman Dismisses 'Leperous' Hotovely

Liberman brushes off accusations of weakness during his tenure as FM, calls current Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely a 'leper.'Haim Lev, 8/9/2015, 10:56 AM

Liberman Blasts Netanyahu for Weakening Foreign Ministry

Former FM says that decentralization of the crucial office has led to gaping foreign policy holes - and just when Israel needs it most.Hezki Baruch, 8/8/2015, 10:09 PM

Israeli Tourist Killed in Skydiving Accident Near Prague

Israeli woman in her 30s confirmed dead by Foreign Ministry on Thursday; body to be flown back to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 7/16/2015, 10:02 AM

Foreign Ministry Blasts 'Immoral' Church Boycott

'People of faith and religion should work to facilitate peace,' Foreign Ministry says after United Church of Christ joins BDS movement.Cynthia Blank, 7/1/2015, 10:21 AM

Foreign Ministry Removes Cartoon that Angered Foreign Press

Foreign Ministry takes down video that mocked foreign press coverage of Gaza, says it had been misinterpreted.Ben Ariel, 6/22/2015, 5:42 AM

Foreign Press Fumes Over Foreign Ministry Cartoon

Foreign Ministry clip shows how foreign journalists were 'blind' when it came to Hamas in Gaza, hits a raw nerve with foreign press.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2015, 11:08 PM

Watch: 'World Wants to Tie Both Our Hands Behind our Backs'

Deputy minister Hotovely and foreign ministry director Dore Gold present report vindicating IDF's fight against Hamas terror last summer.Ari Yashar, 6/15/2015, 12:47 PM

Hotovely: Israeli Weakness Provokes International Pressure

Deputy FM promises no flip-flop of views under int'l pressure, outlines policy moving focus from security to justice of Israel's cause.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Yoni Kempinski, 6/8/2015, 4:39 PM

'Repulsive' Polish Exhibit Shows Nude Tag Game in Gas Chamber

Museum exhibit with video of nude men and women playing tag receiving patronage from Israel embassy; 'repulsive and offensive.'Ari Yashar, 6/5/2015, 1:47 PM

Zurich Claims Anti-IDF Event is 'Very Balanced'

MFA files formal complaint over Breaking the Silence's exhibit on 'life in the West Bank' to Bern; Zurich: this starts dialogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2015, 5:38 PM

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

Lapid: Netanyahu is Managing a Kindergarten, Not a Government

Yesh Atid chair blames Prime Minister for dividing Foreign Ministry duties, making Israel vulnerable to those who wish to delegitimize it.Cynthia Blank, 6/1/2015, 5:42 PM

Yesh Atid No-Confidence Vote Over Foreign Ministry Fiasco

Second no-confidence vote against the current government over the division of the Foreign Ministry responsibilities among 6 ministers.Hezki Baruch, 5/31/2015, 1:24 PM