Travel warning issued for South Korea and Japan

Foreign Ministry warns citizens to avoid traveling to South Korea, Japan amid Coronavirus outbreak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 5:14 PM

South Korea outraged after Israel turns back tourists

South Korea files official complaint with Israel over its decision to refuse entry to 130 South Koreans who had already landed in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 11:19 AM

60 additional students ordered into quarantine

The students visited a site at the same time as the South Korean group whose members contracted coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 4:43 AM

South Korean tourists diagnosed with coronavirus visited the Cave of the Patriarchs

Footage from security cameras shows that the group entered the Jewish prayer area around 9:30 a.m. a week ago Thursday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2020, 2:41 AM

Israel turns away South Korean tourists, brings Israelis home with special ambulances

COVID-19 Coronavirus death toll in China now at more than 2,200, over 400 cases in South Korea.Chana Roberts, 2/22/2020, 9:24 PM

South Korea: Woman diagnosed with mysterious new virus originating in China

South Korea gets first case of new coronavirus which has infected at least 200 people worldwide.Chana Roberts, 1/20/2020, 1:34 PM

North Korea fires two projectiles

South Korean military says North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles from South Pyongan province toward the east.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2019, 1:54 AM

South Korean minister: Israel is an inspiration

South Korea’s Trade Minister: Through the Talmud you are portrayed as a nation blessed with original, creative and entrepreneurial thinking.Ben Ariel, 8/22/2019, 6:03 AM

Israel, South Korea announce free-trade deal

Economy Minister Eli Cohen touts "historic" deal. "The advantage of this agreement will go beyond our economic ties."AFP, 8/21/2019, 6:31 PM

Compensate Judea-Samaria manufacturers hurt by S Korea agreement

Economy Minister talks about agreement to prevent Judea and Samaria industrialists being hurt by trade agreement with South Korea.Shimon Cohen, 8/20/2019, 11:49 PM

North Korea conducts another missile test

South Korea’s military says that North Korea fired two more projectiles into the sea.Elad Benari, 8/16/2019, 3:37 AM

'Govt. knowingly discriminating against Yesha residents'

Gush Etzion Regional Council Head Shlomo Ne'eman condemns free trade agreement with South Korea which excludes 'settlements.'Gary Willig, 8/15/2019, 10:03 PM

Israel to exclude 'settlements' from S. Korea trade agreement

For first time ever, Israel agrees to exclude Jewish communities in Judea, Samaria, and Golan Heights from a free trade agreement.Gary Willig, 8/15/2019, 3:46 PM

North Korean leader inspects test of new weapon

North Korea says it will not negotiate with South Korea until it stops its joint military drills with the US.Ben Ariel, 8/11/2019, 5:48 AM

Kim: Latest missile test a warning for US and South Korea

North Korean says his country’s launch of tactical guided missiles was warning to the US and South Korea’s joint military drills.Elad Benari, 8/7/2019, 2:06 AM

North Korea: Missile test meant to send message to the South

North Korea says two missiles it launched were intended to send a warning to South Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2019, 3:32 AM

South Korean dies after self-immolation at Japanese embassy

South Korean whose father was a victim of Japanese forced labor sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy.AFP, 7/19/2019, 12:17 PM

Rivlin becomes 'Honorary Citizen of Seoul'

President meets with former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and is awarded the Honorary title on last day of visit to South Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2019, 9:27 AM

An Israeli economic agreement without Judea and Samaria?

Netanyahu agrees to sign trade agreement with South Korea that will not apply to any area defined by international law as "occupied."Ben Ariel, 7/16/2019, 3:33 AM

Rivlin gives Talmudic tractate to South Korean president

Pres. Rivlin meets with South Korea's Pres. Moon Jae-in, signs memoranda of understanding in the fields of energy and education.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2019, 2:57 PM

Trump, Moon, meet Kim in Demilitarized Zone

US, South Korean presidents hold historic meeting with North Korean leader at Korean border. Trump reportedly invites Kim to WH.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2019, 10:15 AM

Salvage teams work to raise sunken boat to Danube surface

Four bodies of South Korean tourists recovered from boat that sank two weeks ago; Estimated dozens more bodies trapped in ship wreckage.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2019, 3:39 PM

South Korea: North Korea fired unidentified projectile

Report comes less than a week after its leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the test-firing of multiple rockets and missiles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/9/2019, 11:33 AM

Talmud-inspired learning craze sweeps South Korea

'Jews are 0.2% of the world population, but 23% of Nobel Prize winners. We Koreans want to learn the Jews' secrets.'Tim Alper, JTA, 1/15/2019, 7:36 AM

South Korean President: Trump 'likes' Kim

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says US President will grant North Korean leader's wishes if he delivers on denuclearization.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2018, 6:39 AM

Report: Kim willing to allow inspectors in main nuclear complex

South Korean official says North Korean leader is willing to allow inspectors into the country's main nuclear complex in Yongbyon.Elad Benari, 11/28/2018, 6:05 AM

South Korea to acquire radar systems from Israel

Seoul will acquire two radar systems from Elta to boost early warning system against North Korean threat.Mordechai Sones, 11/27/2018, 4:43 PM

NBN helps South Korea prepare for reunification

Nefesh B’Nefesh hosts delegation from South Korean Ministry of Unification teach how Jews from all over the world are integrated into IsraelArutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 5:57 PM

UN chief welcomes North Korea-South Korea summit

Antonio Guterres welcomes outcome of the summit between leaders of North and South Korea, says it is time for action.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2018, 4:26 AM

South Korea snubs Israel

Seoul surprises Israel with rejection of planned visit by President Rivlin to South Korea.David Rosenberg, 8/30/2018, 5:59 PM

US won't suspend military exercises with South Korea

US has 'no plans' to suspend additional military exercises with South Krea, US Defense Secretary Mattis says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 2:44 PM

North Korea: US planning to 'unleash a war' against us

North Korean newspaper claims US is practicing infiltrating North Korea, slams US' 'double-dealing' attitudes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2018, 3:27 PM

North and South Korean officials to hold high-level negotiations

North and South Korean officials to meet ahead of possible summit in Pyongyang.Ben Ariel, 8/13/2018, 4:04 AM

Koreans like Talmud?

Israeli student surprised to discover South Koreans' affinity for Talmud, creating website to present Talmud to them in interactive format.Eliran Aharon, 7/17/2018, 2:54 PM

U.S. and South Korea agree to suspend joint drill

United States and South Korea to suspend joint military exercise following Trump-Kim summit.Elad Benari, 6/19/2018, 1:12 AM

U.S. postpones joint military exercises with South Korea

U.S. military has indefinitely postponed major joint exercises with South Korea, says official.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2018, 5:05 AM

U.S., South Korea to pursue Trump-Kim talks

South Korean Foreign Minister and Pompeo hold phone call, agree to work toward creating conditions for talks with North Korea.Ben Ariel, 5/25/2018, 5:03 AM

North Korea threatens to cancel Trump-Kim summit

North Korea says Trump-Kim meeting is at risk due to joint military exercises between the U.S. and South Korea.Ben Ariel, 5/16/2018, 1:38 AM

Korea: Trump deserves Nobel Peace Prize

South Korean president hails historic dialogue with North Korea towards ending nuclear crisis, says President Trump should win Nobel Prize.David Rosenberg, 4/30/2018, 1:47 PM

Kim and South Korean President hold historic meeting

North Korean leader holds historic summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.Elad Benari, 4/27/2018, 4:05 AM

Why real Americans don't care for these Winter Olympics

These Games are boring. The NBC ratings are dismal and only about 19 million of us are watching. The Weather Channel does better. Jack Engelhard, 2/19/2018, 1:10 PM

North Korean leader wants to continue reconciliation

Kim Jong Un praises South Korea as very impressive after his country's delegation returns from Winter Olympics.Ben Ariel, 2/13/2018, 3:46 AM

What it’s like to be Jewish in South Korea

Chabad emissaries in South Korea are preparing for the Winter Olympics, emphasize their country is safe, has no anti-Semitism.JTA, 2/3/2018, 7:09 PM

'Strike on North Korea may exacerbate nuclear proliferation'

Former US candidate for Ambassador to South Korea warns striking North Korea may cause more harm than good.Chana Roberts, 1/31/2018, 8:50 AM

North Korea calls for unification of the peninsula

North Korea urges all Koreans to work towards breakthrough for unification without the help of other countries.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2018, 5:12 AM

North Korean soldier found to have anthrax antibodies

New reports say North Korean soldier was either exposed to or vaccinated against anthrax, raising concerns of biological weapons program.Chana Roberts, 12/27/2017, 2:26 PM

South Korea: North's newest missile can fly over 8,080 miles

South Korea says North launched a new Hwasong-15 ICBM which can fly over 13,000 km.Elad Benari, 12/1/2017, 5:43 AM

North Korea fortifies border after soldier defects

South Korean Defense Minister says North Korea violated ceasefire agreement by firing at defecting soldier.Chana Roberts, 11/27/2017, 11:41 AM

U.S. and South Korea to hold joint drill

Fir forces of the United States and South Korea to hold regular joint drill in early December, deploy F-22 Raptor stealth fighters.Ben Ariel, 11/24/2017, 2:06 AM

South Korean bests Iranian in race for UNESCO Board

South Korea’s ambassador to UNESCO elected chairman of the Executive Board, defeating Iranian Ambassador.Elad Benari, 11/17/2017, 5:15 AM

South Korea: Trump can't attack North Korea without our consent

Senior South Korean official says Trump should “under no circumstances” take military action against North Korea without Seoul's consent.Ben Ariel, 11/16/2017, 4:06 AM

Trump to North Korea: Don't try us

Trump issues a stark warning to North Korea, says his regime is very different than ones in the past.Elad Benari, 11/8/2017, 5:35 AM

Trump cancels visit to Korea demilitarized zone

Trump scraps surprise visit to the demilitarized zone separating North Korea and South Korea due to bad weather.Elad Benari, 11/8/2017, 4:06 AM

U.S., South Korea begin joint Navy drills

South Korea and the United States begin week-long joint Navy drills in the waters around the Korean peninsula.Ben Ariel, 10/16/2017, 5:08 AM

U.S. military flies bombers over Korean peninsula

U.S. military flies two Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers over the Korean peninsula in joint drill with South Korea and Japan.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2017, 4:40 AM

South Korea: Dial down the tensions

South Korea urges United States to help dial down tensions with North Korea.Ben Ariel, 9/26/2017, 6:44 AM

Trump approves sale of weapons to South Korea

U.S. and South Korea agree to lift limits on South Korea's missile payload capabilities following North Korea's latest test.Ben Ariel, 9/5/2017, 12:06 AM