Hitler lookalike arrested in Austria

Man who dressed as Nazi leader arrested in Austria on charges of glorifying the Nazi era.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2017, 6:13 AM

Austria announces Muslim face veil ban

Austria’s coalition government announces plan to ban Muslim face-covering veils.Ben Ariel, 2/1/2017, 5:13 AM

Owner of Hitler's home challenges government in court

Owner of the house where Nazi leader was born challenges government's right to take possession of the property.Ben Ariel, 1/31/2017, 4:15 AM

Germany arrests terror suspect linked to Austrian terror suspect

German police arrest a man accused of having ties to a suspected Islamic extremist captured in Austria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2017, 4:40 AM

Austria arrests suspected terrorist

Austrian armed commandos arrest man suspected of planning a terrorist attack in Vienna.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/20/2017, 10:48 PM

Auschwitz museum appeals for personal SS documents

Director of Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum appeals to Germans and Austrians to donate documents related to the SS staff of the camp.JTA, 1/19/2017, 2:29 AM

Austrian minister calls for Islamic headscarf ban

Austria's Foreign Affairs Minister says public servants, including school teachers, should be banned from wearing the Islamic headscarf.Nissan Tzur, 1/9/2017, 4:03 AM

Russia's chief rabbi meets head of Austria's Freedom Party

Rabbis in Vienna condemn the chief rabbi of Russia for meeting the head of Austria's far-right Freedom Party.JTA, 12/28/2016, 4:26 AM

Austria arrests Moroccan on suspicion of planning an attack

Austria arrests a 25-year-old asylum seeker from Morocco on suspicion of planning an attack in the city of Salzburg.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2016, 6:41 AM

Austrian government to seize Hitler's home

Austrian lawmakers vote to dispossess home where Nazi leader was born.Ben Ariel, 12/16/2016, 6:45 AM

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will return a Nazi-looted painting to the heirs of its original Jewish owner, completing a two-year process.Ben Ariel, 12/13/2016, 3:38 AM

Austria's far-right concedes election defeat

Norbert Hofer of the Austrian Freedom Party concedes defeat to Alexander Van der Bellen in presidential election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/5/2016, 12:09 AM

Austrian film registry races to preserve early anti-Nazi film

Experts race to keep from losing "The City Without Jews" again - this time from decay.AFP, 12/1/2016, 7:33 AM

Austria: Jewish cemetery cleaned up on Catholic holiday

The Waehringer Cemetery in Vienna is cleaned up every year on All Souls' Day.Cnaan Liphshiz, 11/3/2016, 1:47 AM

House where Hitler was born to be demolished

The Austrian Interior minister announced that the house where Hitler was born will be demolished.Yoel Domb, 10/17/2016, 8:37 PM

Austrian teen jihadists given custodial terms

Three Austrian teenagers given custodial terms for trying to join ISIS jihadists in Syria.Ben Ariel, 10/14/2016, 5:45 AM

2 injured in Austria stabbing attack

Man, identified as 60-year-old 'mentally confused' German national, stabs two people on a train in near Austrian-Swiss border.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2016, 12:29 PM

Austria extradites two suspected terrorists to France

Austria extradites two men thought to be connected to the terrorists who carried out Paris attacks in November.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/29/2016, 11:44 PM

Austrian Jewish leaders deny normalization with far-right party

Austrian Jewish leadership says that contrary to reports it will continue shunning the far-right Freedom Party.JTA, 6/9/2016, 1:03 PM

Austrian mass shooter was a neo-Nazi

'Gregor S.' opened fire on a rock concert Sunday, killing two and wounding eleven.Tova Dvorin, 5/24/2016, 7:03 PM

Austria: Far-right narrowly loses presidential race

Initial results suggest far-left candidate Alexander Van der Bellen has won Austrian election, beating out Freedom Party's Norbert Hofer.David Rosenberg, 5/23/2016, 5:28 PM

Austria presidential candidate under fire for Temple Mount story

Anti-Islam party's presidential candidate hits back after being accused of lying about seeing terrorist shot on Temple Mount.JTA, 5/22/2016, 3:23 PM

Austria: Far-right makes historic win in presidential race

Anti-immigration candidate handily takes round 1, as candidates of governing parties lose for first time since 1945.Ari Yashar, 4/24/2016, 9:05 PM

Austria to seize Hitler home amid anti-Semitism spike

Hitler's birthplace in Branau am Inn has become a neo-Nazis haunt, officials say.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/10/2016, 10:12 AM

Austria partially returns Nazi-looted art to Jews

Famous Viennese museum returns 2 and keeps 3 paintings to descendant of owner, after she struggled two decades for justice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2016, 4:42 PM

Anti-Semitic incidents in Austria up by more than 80%

The number of anti-Semitic incidents reported in Austria increased more than 80 percent last year, says local Jewish group.Ben Ariel, 4/7/2016, 4:46 AM

Jewish historian in Austrian jail despite evidence

In a bizarre and troubling case, Stephan Templ was jailed over a claim to property looted during the Holocaust. Will new findings free him?Gil Ronen, 2/16/2016, 8:28 PM

Austrian prosecutor okays calling Holocaust survivors a 'plague'

Prosecutor's office in Graz drops Holocaust denial case against far-right author, says Nazi camp inmates 'engaged in crime' after release.Cynthia Blank, 2/11/2016, 2:14 PM

Austria arrests Syrian 'jihadist brothers'

Two young Syrian brothers arrested in southern Austria on suspicion of belonging to ISIS and the Ahrar al-Sham militia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2015, 5:13 AM

Austrian minister cancels visit over '67 lines'

Austrian Vice Chancellor refuses to visit government office in Jerusalem; Ofir Akunis: 'Austria will not divide Jerusalem.'Tova Dvorin, 12/4/2015, 10:53 AM

Vienna, Amman cast doubt on speedy Syria transition

Austrian and Jordanian leaders say Kerry's promises of 'gigantic step' in Syria are 'premature.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2015, 10:52 PM

Austrian far-right dismisses anti-Semitic MP

Susanne Winter, 58, booted from MP position after agreeing to 'Zionist conspiracy' post on Facebook.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/2/2015, 7:25 PM

Swastikas scrawled on Jewish graves in Austria

Nazi symbols deface Jewish cemetery weeks after vandals paint swastikas on Jewish quarter and Jewish museum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2015, 1:29 PM

Austria: Masked Attackers Carve Swastika into Cyclist's Forehead

One man with links to neo-Nazi groups arrested after shocking, brutal attack; three other assailants still at large.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2015, 1:07 PM

Austrian Chancellor Compares Migrant Exodus, Holocaust

Hungary's deception, concentration of Middle Eastern refugees is reminiscent of 1944 Auschwitz deportations, chancellor fires.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2015, 9:15 AM

Austrian President Travels to Iran

Austrian President Heinz Fischer becomes the first European head of state to visit Tehran since 2004.Ben Ariel, 9/8/2015, 12:16 AM

Austria Convicts Nine Suspected Jihadists

Austrian court convicts nine people of Chechen origin arrested last year on their way to join ISIS.Ben Ariel, 6/17/2015, 3:43 AM

Austrian Landlord Threatens Jew With Eviction for Israeli Flag

Resident of Vienna's Jewish quarter told by landlord to remove Israeli flag inside his window 'or leave the apartment.'Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar, 5/26/2015, 7:37 PM

Turkey Recalls Austrian Ambassador Over Armenian Genocide

Turkey recalls its ambassador to Austria, after parties represented in parliament recognize the massacre of Armenians as genocide.Elad Benari, 4/23/2015, 5:13 AM

Austria Unveils Monument to Victims of Nazi Courts

Austria's chancellor inaugurates a monument paying homage to the 1,200 victims sentenced to death and executed by Nazi courts in Vienna.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2015, 6:42 AM

Austria: Art Looted by Nazis Not to Be Returned to Jewish Heirs

Panel of experts recommends not to return Gustav Klimt masterpiece to Jewish owners, decades after Nazis stole the piece.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2015, 1:25 PM

Austria Bans Foreign Funding for Muslim Organizations

Austria updates law on the status of Muslims, bans foreign financing to Muslim organizations and requires imams to speak German.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2015, 3:46 AM

Austria: A Europe Without Jews is Not Europe

Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz joins in on calls in Europe for Jews to stay despite recent terrorist attacks.Ben Ariel, 2/17/2015, 3:14 AM

Prosecutor: Anti-Semitism OK to Express Displeasure with Israel

Austrian prosecutor dismissed case against poster of virulently anti-Semitic comments; says he was just showing 'displeasure with Israel.'Cynthia Blank, 2/12/2015, 11:25 AM

Emotional Helen Mirren Brings Nazi-looted Art Film to Berlin

Helen Mirren praises 'human story' of the quest to return Nazi-looted art to their rightful owners upon film's premiere.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2015, 7:57 AM

Austria: Swastika Graffiti at Former Nazi Concentration Camp

Police investigating offensive graffiti at Mauthausen concentration camp, where 90,000 people perished during WW2.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2015, 1:06 PM

Austria Detains Two Teenage Girls Who Wanted to Marry ISIS Men

Austria detains two teenage girls, aged 16 and 17, after they tried to travel to Syria to marry fighters from ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2015, 4:13 AM

Neo-Nazi Waves Knife Outside Vienna Synagogue

Biker shouts anti-Semitic curses while threatening with a knife outside the capital of Austria, birthplace of Hitler.Ari Yashar, 10/7/2014, 7:40 AM

Austria Passes New Law on Islam Over Fears of Extremism

Austria calls for standardized German-language translations of the Koran, prohibits foreign funding of Muslim organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/3/2014, 5:42 AM

Edelstein to Urge Austria to Cut Ties with Iran

From the Holocaust to the future? Edelstein to make clear to Austrian officials that Iran wants to finish Hitler's work.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 9/29/2014, 4:01 PM

Maccabi Haifa Players Attacked by Pro-Arab Rioters

Members of Maccabi Haifa, playing in Austria, physically and verbally attacked by pro-Palestinian Arab protesters.Elad Benari and Neri Weiss, 7/25/2014, 6:42 AM

Scorpions On A Plane

50 live scorpions seized at Ben Gurion Airport, mere hours before being brought on a flight to Vienna.Benny Moshe, Ari Yashar, 4/30/2014, 7:34 AM

Vienna Philharmonic to Return Nazi Looted Painting

Austrian orchestra known to have a Nazi past becomes newest party in Nazi-looted art reparation efforts.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2014, 8:02 PM

In Austria, Peres Pays Respect to Holocaust Victims

"The State of Israel is our victory" over the Holocaust, says Peres at a memorial service in Vienna.Hezki Baruch, 3/31/2014, 3:46 AM

Austrian Politician Compares EU to Third Reich, Jews Outraged

Leader of Austria’s Jewish community slams far-right politician Andreas Moelzer for comparing the EU to the Third Reich.Elad Benari, 3/25/2014, 6:14 AM

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Strips Nazi Officials of Honors

Famed Vienna Philharmonic quietly strips six former senior Nazi officials of honors awarded them.Elad Benari, 12/22/2013, 5:01 AM

Austria Faces Questions Over Nazi-Era Hitler Bell

A castle, located 60 miles east of Vienna, has sparked concern after it was revealed that it contains a bell dedicated to Adolf Hitler.Rina Tzvi , 7/30/2013, 4:38 PM