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Japan Pledges $15.5M Against Mideast Terrorism

Tokyo hopes shows its continued resolve against ISIS despite beheading of two Japanese men.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/17/2015, 9:05 AM

ISIS 'Wake-up Call' May Change 'Pacifist' Japan

Experts agree Japan caught off-guard by ISIS beheadings, will now boost foreign intel, push debate on constitutional change for war powers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2015, 11:14 AM

Will Japan go to War against ISIS?

Abe vows to 'punish' ISIS terrorists after dual beheadings, but can he get around the constitution? Arutz Sheva finds out.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 2/2/2015, 8:21 AM

Netanyahu Sends Condolence Letter to Abe Over ISIS Murders

'Cold-blooded murders' of Japanese hostages 'a chilling reminder' of importance of worldwide fight against ISIS, Netanyahu writes.Tova Dvorin, 2/1/2015, 2:55 PM

Japanese PM: We Will Never Forgive Terrorists

Shinzo Abe denounces ISIS's "heinous and despicable terrorist acts" after group releases video showing execution of hostage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2015, 1:50 AM

Japanese PM Calls ISIS Threat 'Utterly Despicable'

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe saye he is "appalled" by ISIS threat to kill a Japanese hostage within 24 hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2015, 5:16 AM

ISIS Confirms it Executed Japanese Hostage

Terror group's representatives state on radio that they executed Haruna Yukawa, after ransom deadline expired.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2015, 8:56 PM

Obama Expresses Solidarity with Japan

During official visit to India, US President Obama phones Japanese PM to offer condolences and convey solidarity with the Asian nation.Cynthia Blank, 1/25/2015, 9:45 AM

Japan: Video Showing ISIS Execution 'Highly Credible'

Japan's PM says the credibility of a video announcing the execution of a Japanese hostage by ISIS is "high".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2015, 3:20 AM

World Leaders Call for ISIS to Release Japanese Hostage

US President, British Prime Minister condemn new ISIS video of Kenji Goto begging for his life Saturday night, ISIS's 'murderous barbarity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2015, 10:48 PM

'I'm Entering ISIS Territory, the Responsibility is Mine'

Poignant video reveals captive journalist speaking before entering Syria; Abe admits Japan in 'race against time' to save 2 ISIS hostages.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2015, 12:39 PM

How Have Israel and Japan Become Key Allies in Less Than a Year?

Abe's visit caps off a dizzying growth in bilateral ties, and heralds 'a new era' - what has been accomplished and what is on the docket?Ari Yashar, 1/20/2015, 9:07 PM

Japanese PM Vows to 'Lead and Solve the Hostage Crisis'

Before leaving Israel ahead of schedule, Abe outlines steps he is taking to confront ISIS threats to behead 2 Japanese nationals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2015, 3:56 PM

Japanese Gov't: 'We Will Not Give in to Terrorism'

'Taking people hostage is unforgivable and I feel strong anger,' Tokyo spokesman says after ISIS releases ransom video.Tova Dvorin and Ari Yashar, 1/20/2015, 11:42 AM

Rivlin to Japanese PM: We are Suffering a Tragedy

President Reuven Rivlin greets Japan's PM Shinzo Abe Monday and reiterates importance of bringing Israel-Palestinian conflict to an end.Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2015, 4:39 PM

'Israel and Japan: Two Democracies Threatened by Rogue States'

Israeli and Japanese PMs hail friendship and new era of bilateral ties during historic visit, noting mutual interests and threats.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 2:14 PM

Japanese PM: Technology, Counter-terror Partnership with Israel

In historic visit to Israel, Abe and Netanyahu discuss rapid expanse in ties, from technology to economics, counter-terror to diplomacy.Ari Yashar, 1/19/2015, 9:04 AM

Japan PM Begins 3-Day Trip to Israel, Ramallah

Netanyahu is reportedly planning to discuss the ICC probe of Israel's 'war crimes' with Shinzo Abe, whose country is a major ICC donor.AFP and Arutz Sheva staff, 1/18/2015, 5:55 PM

PM: Forget Europe, We're Doing Business with Asia

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu suggested Sunday that Israeli businesspeople change their focus from Western Europe to other areas.Moshe Cohen, 1/18/2015, 5:31 PM

Japanese PM to Make Historical Israel Visit Solidifying Ties

Sealing the deal as Israel-Japan alliance takes shape, Abe will bring 30 companies to expand bilateral ties and counter-terror cooperation.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2015, 8:08 AM

'We Cannot Let the Ayatollahs Win'

Netanyahu, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe commiserate on their shared nuclear threats: Iran and North Korea.AFP and Tova Dvorin, 5/12/2014, 3:27 PM

Iran Seen on Agenda as Netanyahu Visits Japan

Japan, one of Iran's biggest oil export markets, has maintained friendly relations with it through its years of ostracism.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 5/11/2014, 7:29 AM

Japan's PM Visits Anne Frank Museum After Vandalism

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits the Anne Frank museum in Amsterdam, weeks after vandalism of her diary in Tokyo.Elad Benari, 3/24/2014, 3:12 AM