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Italian MPs to Visit Israel's Gaza Belt Residents

A delegation of Italian MPs from different parties will visit Kibbutz Kfar Aza to show solidarity with Israelis living near Gaza.Elad Benari, 11/12/2012, 6:15 AM

EXPOSÉ: Italy, Land of Islam

Education minister Profumo proposed that Islam be taught in public schools alongside Catholicism. Nazification of Israel ruled free speech.Giulio Meotti, Italy, 10/31/2012, 11:42 AM

Italian PM Commemorates 1943 Deportations

Italy’s prime minister addressed a ceremony for the 69th anniversary of deportations of over a thousand Roman Jews to AuschwitzRachel Hirshfeld , 10/17/2012, 3:12 PM

Italian FM Says Israel Should Not Strike Iran

In a statement on American TV, the Italian foreign minister said that Israel risks global diplomatic isolation if it attacks Iran.Scott Krane, 10/12/2012, 3:24 PM

German Court Drops Probe of Nazi Massacre in Italy

German court drops investigation into 17 former Nazi SS soldiers for taking part in the wartime massacre of 560 citizens in Italian village.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/3/2012, 1:35 PM

Nobody Like Ahmadinejad Since Hitler, Says Peres

No one since Hitler – except for Ahmadinejad – has declared a desire to destroy an entire people and eliminate a country, Peres says. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/5/2012, 7:25 PM

Foreign Ministry Helps Stranded Israelis Come Home

A special flight will bring home Israeli tourists who were stranded after airline Wind Jet cancelled their flight due to financial problems.Elad Benari, 8/13/2012, 1:10 AM

Wine Bottles with Hitler Image Found in Italy

American lawyer vacationing in Italy found wine bottles portraying Hitler with arm raised in Nazi salute, with words "Mein Kampf" on label.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/9/2012, 11:16 AM

Germany Fears Debt Union, Insists On Bailouts

Italy and Spain have sought to get the ECB to purchase their bonds. Germany has blocked this approach, stirring resentment.Amiel Ungar, 8/7/2012, 4:31 AM

Valencia And Sicily Increase Debt Burden

The indebted regions have aggravated the financial plight of Spain and Italy and may lose some competencies.Amiel Ungar, 7/23/2012, 5:54 AM

Shomron Breaks the Boycott, Forms Wine Alliance

Shomron Regional Council breaks the boycott by creating an alliance between Shomron winemakers and Italian winemakers.Uzi Baruch & Elad Benari, 7/19/2012, 11:17 AM

2 Buildings Collapse, 3 Missing in Southern Italy

A family of three is missing after two buildings collapsed following a gas explosion in the southern Italian town of Conversano.Chana Ya'ar, 6/7/2012, 2:31 PM

15+ Dead in Northern Italy Quake

A 5.8 magnitude quake killed 15+ in northern Italy as factories, warehouses, and a cathedral collapse in the second deadly quake in 10 days Gabe Kahn, 5/29/2012, 4:25 PM

3 Dead After 5.9-Magnitude Quake Hits Italy

At least 3 are dead after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck northern Italy early Sunday morning. It is not yet clear how many are injured. Chana Ya'ar, 5/20/2012, 10:51 AM

Finance Minister: Iran's Economy Near Collapse

"It is time to tighten sanctions without letting up," Steinitz tells visiting Italian prime minister.Gil Ronen, 4/9/2012, 12:50 PM

Italian Arrested for Planning Attack on Synagogue

Italian police arrest a 20-year old man of Moroccan descent on suspicion of planning a terror attacks in a synagogue in Milan.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/16/2012, 11:56 PM

Netanyahu: Southern Terror Backed by Iran

PM Netanyahu met with Italian Defense Minister and emphasized the connection between the situation in the south and the Iranian threat.Yoni Kempinski, 3/12/2012, 9:03 PM

Search Operations End on Sinking Cruise Ship

Search teams have "indefinitely" ended operations aboard the Italian Costa Concordia luxury cruise ship due to shifting in the water.Chana Ya'ar, 1/18/2012, 12:39 PM

7 Israelis Rescued From Wrecked Ship

At least seven Israelis are among those rescued from a luxury cruise ship that ran aground and sank near Italy's Giglio island.Chana Ya'ar, 1/15/2012, 12:09 AM

Italian Cruise Ship Sinks, Missing and Dead

Search teams are racing against time to find and rescue missing cruise passengers and crew from waters of the Mediterranean near Italy. Chana Ya'ar, 1/14/2012, 8:03 PM

Are the West and Iran Headed for War?

Italy has joined a growing number of EU countries who are censuring Iran after England's embassy was sacked - just how high are the stakes?Gabe Kahn., 12/1/2011, 6:23 PM

Interview with Vitttorio Segre: Jews Under Berlusconi

Interview Series IV: Dr. Gerstenfeld interviews political scientist and best selling author Dan Vittorio Segre: "The political support of the Berlusconi governments for Israel and other favorable factors gave Italy’s Jews new self-confidence".Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 11/17/2011, 6:35 PM

'Game Over' – Italian Prime Minister Resigns

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi officially resigned Saturday, ending the longest-running terms of office in his country.Chana Ya'ar, 11/13/2011, 12:54 PM

Super Mario Tackles Problems Beyond Our Control

Italy has its first unity government since the end of the Second World War but its economic options are more constricted.Amiel Ungar, 11/11/2011, 3:42 AM

The Italian Anti-Semitism Report

Forget la dolce vita, even though Italy and Israel have held joint air drills recently. Giulio Meotti, 11/9/2011, 5:25 PM

Key Ally Wants Berlusconi to Go

Faced with defections within his own party, cracks in his coalition, and a dangerous spike in bond yields, Berlusconi is in trouble.Aryeh ben Hayim, 11/8/2011, 7:46 PM

Italy Tries to Cool Rising Interest on Bonds

As feared, the Greek decision to hold a referendum brought immediate pressure on Italy.Amiel Ungar, 11/3/2011, 9:47 PM

IAF Pilots Drill Over Italy

An IAF delegation has returned from Sardinia where it conducted joint exercises with the Italian Air Force.Gabe Kahn., 11/2/2011, 7:34 PM

Italian Anti-Semitism Committee Approves Report

An Italian Committee for the Inquiry into Anti-Semitism approves its final report, will present it to the public next week.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/12/2011, 10:52 PM

EU Debt Crisis Worsens, Hits Core Countries' Bank

The downgrading of Italian debt by three notches and the stock panic over the Dexia Bank are symptomatic of the continuing debt crisis.Amiel Ungar, 10/6/2011, 8:36 AM

Historic Seminar for Marranos in Southern Italy

Dozens of Italians of Jewish descent -- Marranos -- have gathered in the southern region of the country to explore their roots this week.Chana Ya'ar, 9/7/2011, 2:25 PM

Kidnapped Italian Journalists Freed in Libya

Four kidnapped Italian journalists have been freed after a raid on a house in Tripoli in which they were held hostage.Chana Ya'ar, 8/25/2011, 2:52 PM

Italian MPs Against Unilateral PA Move

Over 150 Italian MPs call on the international community to oppose the PA's statehood bid, call for resumption of negotiations.Elad Benari, 8/10/2011, 12:59 AM

Italy Moves Toward Niqab Ban

An Italian parliamentary commission approved a draft law banning veils in public; vote after summer recess.Gabe Kahn., 8/2/2011, 10:41 PM

Italy Boycotts Durban III

Italy announced on Friday it will boycott the Durban III Conference in September due to the anti-Israel nature of previous conferences.Elad Benari, 7/23/2011, 9:00 PM

Debt Contagion Threatens Italy

Europe's failure to convincingly tackle the problems in the smaller states has now created doubts about the major economies.Amiel Ungar, 7/11/2011, 11:45 PM

Netanyahu's Roman Holiday

Even if Berlusconi's grip on power appears to be weakening, he has contributed to improved ties with IsraelAryeh Ben Hayim, 6/14/2011, 2:44 PM

Italy Votes No to Nuke Power

Italy's referendum result creates two distinct camps within Europe on the nuclear power issue.Amiel Ungar, 6/14/2011, 8:45 AM

Top Three Politicians Abroad

Prime Minister is in Italy with Foreign Minister, Defense Minister is in China.Gil Ronen, 6/12/2011, 8:37 PM

Peres and Abbas Meet, Again

President Peres and PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas were said to have met during celebrations in Italy to discuss reviving Israel-PA talks.Gabe Kahn., 6/3/2011, 2:13 PM

Lights Out for the Knight?

Silvio Berlusconi is 'too busy to schedule... funeral', but some are already measuring him for a political coffin.Amiel Ungar, 6/1/2011, 1:57 AM

Lebanese Ask: Did Syria Attack?

Italy says it will reduce its UNIFIL contingent following an attack on its troops in Lebanon, but UNIFIL denies the report. Chana Ya'ar, 5/29/2011, 3:55 PM

Can Europe Stay Without Borders?

The tide of refugees from North Africa has forced Europe to ponder the sustainability of a Europe without borders.Amiel Ungar, 4/28/2011, 10:37 PM

Back to a Europe with Borders?

The architects of a Europe without Borders did not envision the refugee crisis and the EU scramble to avoid accepting them.Amiel Ungar, 4/8/2011, 1:22 PM

Refugees Descend on Italy

The islanders of Lampedusa complain to Rome and Rome complains to Brussels, but the EU won't help Italy deal with refugees.Amiel Ungar, 4/1/2011, 2:01 AM

Ad-LIbbing on Libya

All those who for practical or pecuniary reasons backed Qaddafi are furiously backpedalling.Dr. Amiel Ungar, 2/22/2011, 7:21 AM

Has Berlusconi's Luck Run Out?

An Italian magistrate has ruled that Silvio Berlusconi must stand trial in April for moral turpitude and misuse of authority.Amiel Ungar, 2/15/2011, 4:14 PM

Italy Faces Refugee Flotilla

Italy is trying to cope with an immigration wave from Tunisia touched off by the regime change and the ensuing confusionAmiel Ungar, 2/13/2011, 1:02 PM

Italy to Fight Web Anti-Semitism

Italy approves protocol that would allow local investigators to coordinate investigations into online anti-Semitism in other parts of the world.Elad Benari, 12/16/2010, 2:12 AM

Israeli-Italian Air Force Drill

The Israel and Italian air forces fly together in their first international training deployment of an early warning control system. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/28/2010, 3:06 PM

Berlusconi: 'I Feel Israeli'

Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi tells a pro-Israel rally in Rome security for Israel is an “ethical choice” for Italians. "I feel Israel."Chana Ya'ar, 10/10/2010, 12:37 PM

Italian MPs: IHH a Terror Group

MPs in Rome call to consider an EU ban on the Turkish group IHH, which was behind the violent clash aboard a Gaza-bound flotilla.Maayana Miskin, 7/29/2010, 9:32 PM

Rivlin: World Caters to Terror

Ex-Italian Deputy PM Fini was greeted in Knesset with warm applause – and some sharp remarks about the world's weak-kneed response to terrorism.Hillel Fendel, 6/23/2010, 9:20 PM

Riot at Italian Embassy in Iran

Chanting "Death to Italy, Death to Berlusconi," Iranians protested at the Italian embassy against Italy's decision to reduce dealings with Iran.Malkah Fleisher, 2/9/2010, 9:30 PM

Shech Abdul Hadi Palazzi in Hebron

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Only Autonomy for PA State

The PA state will only consist of autonomy; and our relationship with the US has normal ups and downs, said Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin.Zalman Nelson, 7/21/2009, 9:22 PM

Achille Lauro Terrorist Expelled

The ringleader of the 1985 hijacking of the Achille Lauro ship, in which a Jewish passenger was murdered, will be expelled from Italy to Syria.Avraham Zuroff, 6/28/2009, 7:50 AM