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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

Associates: MK Hazan Demands Deputy Foreign Minister

According to associates of the freshman Likud MK, Oren Hazan will be demanding rotation of deputy foreign minister with Tzipi Hotovely.Cynthia Blank, 5/31/2015, 12:05 PM

Next 'Sportsfare': Campaign Against Israel in 2016 Olympics?

Foreign Ministry officials already preparing ahead of an anticipated fight by PA to have Israel ousted from the pinnacle of world sports.Tova Dvorin, 5/31/2015, 9:09 AM

Likud: No One Offered Lapid the Foreign Ministry

Likud again denies that Netanyahu offered the Foreign Ministry to Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid.Elad Benari, 5/31/2015, 6:42 AM

Lapid Reveals Netanyahu Offered Him Foreign Ministry

Yesh Atid head confirms surprising reports given his 'putsch' attempt against PM that led to elections, vows to be next prime minister.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 5/30/2015, 9:38 PM

Report: Netanyahu Offered Lapid the Foreign Ministry

Unnamed sources tell Channel 2 that PM Netanyahu offered Yair Lapid to join his coalition and become Foreign Minister.Elad Benari, 5/29/2015, 3:15 AM

'Dividing Foreign Ministry Functions Will Harm Israel'

Foreign Ministry diplomats warn that more authorities have been removed than in Liberman's term, results can be catastrophic.Nitsan Keidar, Ari Yashar, 5/26/2015, 6:55 PM

Bill to Centralize All Foreign Ministry Powers

MK to propose bill to stop making the MFA 'a bank for spare parts for frustrated ministers,' halt division of responsibilities.Hezki Baruch, 5/26/2015, 2:36 PM

Officials: Foreign Ministry Powers too Fragmented

Israel unable to fight delegitimization and present clear strategy with Foreign Ministry powers divided up, officials argue Monday.Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 10:18 PM

Liberman: Appointments No Substitute for Clear Policy

Former FM Liberman attacks Netanyahu for abandoning policy in favor of a revolving door of Foreign Ministry appointments.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/25/2015, 5:15 PM

Dore Gold Appointed Foreign Ministry Director

Gold, a longterm advisor to Netanyahu and former UN Ambassador, will replace present director, Nissim Ben Sheetrit.Arutz Sheva, 5/25/2015, 2:10 PM

Hotovely Tells Foreign Ministry to Quote Torah to the World

Deputy FM in speech tells Israeli envoys worldwide to reference Torah in arguing Israel's right to all of the land.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2015, 2:57 PM

Hotovely: Foreign Ministry Must Show it is Right, Not Play Smart

Vowing to work to bring Foreign Ministry back to former glory as 'spearhead' of diplomacy, Hotovely argues policy change is needed.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 5/21/2015, 1:09 PM

Surrogate Infant of Israeli Parents Dies in Nepal

Newborn dies in field hospital in Kathmandu, two days after Israel rescinded order to speed up process of bringing surrogates to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 5/21/2015, 10:58 AM

Foreign Ministry to Fight Anti-Semitism on Google

Ministry establishes huge global experts' forum to so take down anti-Semitic websites, block access through searches.Gil Ronen, 5/17/2015, 4:17 PM

French-Israeli Relationship Hits Snag over Palestinian Issue

Strategic talks between Israel and France deteriorated as Israeli anger grew over planned UN resolution on Palestinian statehood.Cynthia Blank, 5/14/2015, 8:31 AM

Paris Mayor Condemns 'Anti-Semitism Disguised in Anti-Zionism'

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo condemns 'anti-Semitism disguised in anti-Zionism' at Global Forum for Combating AntisemitismMatt Wanderman, 5/12/2015, 9:42 PM

Foreign Ministry Officials Want a Minister, Not Netanyahu

Officials say they don't want PM to 'weaken' ministry, while former deputy FM Ayalon talks about the pitfalls and possible solutions.Nitsan Keidar, Ari Yashar, 5/8/2015, 1:42 PM

Next Foreign Minister: Binyamin Netanyahu

Tension raises in Likud as senior members fight for limited handful of ministerial posts, with some already decided and some up for grabs.Ari Yashar, 5/8/2015, 9:23 AM

Report: Netanyahu Refuses to Give Jewish Home Foreign Ministry

Likud sources say Bennett offered Justice Ministry instead; all talks have ground to a halt.Tova Dvorin, 5/5/2015, 11:06 AM

Foreign Ministry Issues Travel Advisory for Nepal

Israelis encouraged to reconsider travel plans as the country takes time to rebuild.Tova Dvorin, 5/5/2015, 10:03 AM

Report: Jewish Home to Demand Foreign Ministry

After Yisrael Beytenu backs out of talks, Jewish Home reportedly weighing demanding the Foreign Ministry ahead of deadline.Tova Dvorin and Cynthia Blank, 5/4/2015, 10:58 PM

With Liberman Gone, Who Will Become Foreign Minister?

In past, Minister Erdan and Jewish Home head Bennett were desirous for foreign portfolio, now Steinitz and Hanegbi throw hats into ring.Cynthia Blank, 5/4/2015, 6:58 PM

Yisrael Beytenu Again Demands Israel Finish Off Hamas

Yisrael Beytenu demands that Israel's new government make it a strategic objective to remove Hamas from its position as ruler of Gaza.Moshe Cohen, 4/30/2015, 11:40 AM

Foreign Ministry Urges Israelis to Leave Nepal

After Israeli rescue helicopters were attacked by desperate locals, citizens told to evacuate the area immediately.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/29/2015, 3:25 PM

Parents Demand Answers from Foreign Ministry About Nepal Missing

Small protest erupts in front of the Foreign Ministry as parents state that the only information they receive is from the media.Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2015, 8:49 PM

Four Israelis Rescued in Nepal, Others Stranded in Danger

Helicopter mission gets stuck tourists out of Everest area; mother of one tourist gets panicked message from mountain-locked daughter.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/27/2015, 2:51 PM

Jewish Home MK: Coalition Deal is Good for Us, for Israel

Education Minister perhaps even more important than Foreign Minister, claims MK Yinon Magal as coalition coalesces.Moshe Cohen, 4/26/2015, 5:11 PM

IDF Rescue Team Departs for Nepal; 1,900 Dead

Foreign Ministry still looking for 250 unaccounted-for Israelis after the worst earthquake in 81 years.Tova Dvorin, 4/26/2015, 10:44 AM

Jewish Home: Netanyahu Still Giving Us 'Runaround'

A source in Jewish Home says it appears that Likud wants a government with its “natural allies” - but not with Jewish Home.Moshe Cohen, 4/9/2015, 8:51 AM

Foreign Ministry: PA's ICC Bid 'Hypocritical'

Israeli Foreign Ministry lashes back at Palestinian Authority's ICC membership, noting it violates the Oslo accords.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2015, 7:37 PM

Israeli Man Among the Dead in German Plane Crash

Foreign Ministry confirms that Israeli was on the Germanwings plane that crashed in the French Alps.Eliran Aharon, 3/24/2015, 9:51 PM

Livni Tops the Race for Foreign Minister

TNS poll for Walla! finds 24% of respondents prefer Livni as foreign minister, Likud minister Erdan trails with 17%.Cynthia Blank, 3/8/2015, 1:55 PM

Israel Summons French Ambassador Over PA UN Vote

Foreign ministry summons Amb. Patrick Maissonnave over Paris's supporting vote for the PA draft resolution for 'Palestine.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2014, 7:36 PM

Foreign Ministry: Spanish Resolution Distances Peace

Officials in the Foreign Ministry say that Spain's recognition of "Palestine" will achieve the opposite of a return to peace talks.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2014, 6:14 AM

'Sending IKEA Furniture Without Screws Doesn't Help'

Foreign Ministry spokesman gives a crushing comeback to Sweden FM's IKEA comments over 'Palestine' recognition.Cynthia Blank, 10/31/2014, 8:40 AM

Israel and EU to Discuss Terror Against Jews

Part of the dialogue in the meeting with Israeli Foreign Ministry and EU will be the threat of jihad on Jewish communities in Europe.Nathaniel Katz, Cynthia Blank, 10/26/2014, 1:10 PM