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Deputy Foreign Minister gives birth to daughter

Second daughter born to Tzipi Hotovely; Eliraz to join sister Maayan and father Or Elon.Tova Dvorin, 4/24/2016, 1:17 PM

Top female politicians welcome Katzav ruling

Leading politicians on all sides of political spectrum welcome rejection of request to shorten sentence of ex-president, convicted of rape.Hezki Baruch, 4/6/2016, 1:35 PM

Israeli Hasbara competition begins

Foreign Ministry declares a competition for citizens and professional companies to make short pro-Israel videos. Nitsan Keidar, 4/4/2016, 8:26 AM

Dep FM: 'No European will make us commit suicide'

Tzipi Hotovely tells Arutz Sheva that Israel doesn't need to be afraid of recent international pressure and threats.Nitsan Keidar, 3/29/2016, 8:39 AM

MKs furious over 'Breaking the Silence' report

MKs demand investigation after TV report says leftist group may have gathered sensitive information.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2016, 4:16 AM

Hotovely speaks with Harvard students on YESHA

Deputy FM meets 50 law students, explains to them the 'occupation is a Palestinian lie' in a meeting on history and international law.Hezki Baruch, 3/16/2016, 1:54 PM

Oren Hazan threatens to topple the government

Oren Hazan warns that he will quit coalition unless his punishment is lifted. This would leave government without a majority in the Knesset.Ido Ben-Porat, 3/1/2016, 7:31 AM

Uproar as Arab MKs meet terrorists' families

Netanyahu promises repercussions, Liberman calls to expel 'terrorist' MKs from Israel, while Bennett says 'Arab public better than them.'Hezki Baruch, 2/4/2016, 8:06 PM

Judea, Samaria exporters find new markets in Asia

Foreign Ministry, IEI pledge to help Israeli businesses impacted by EU labeling find new markets in Asia.Raphael Poch, 2/2/2016, 2:37 PM

Hotovely visits Gush Etzion: We are here to stay

Gush Etzion mayor thanks Deputy FM for her visit, says it is a 'positive start' to advancing Israeli sovereignty in Judea-Samaria.Eliran Aharon, 2/1/2016, 10:55 PM

UN officially grants ZAKA consultative status

Israeli Ambassador to UN Danny Danon praises 'diplomatic win' for Israel as emergency response org. receives status it deserves.Uzi Baruch, 1/27/2016, 5:42 PM

Israeli politicians blast UN chief's remarks

"Terrorism in Paris and Otniel is the same," says Hotovely in response to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.Ben Ariel, 1/27/2016, 4:13 AM

Hotovely: Where's all the aid to the PA going?

Deputy Foreign Minister accuses international donors of not even bothering to track how billions in aid are being misused to fund terror.Ari Soffer, 1/25/2016, 11:38 AM

'Huge sums from abroad are funding Arab terror'

Hotovely slams hundreds of millions of dollars going to PA, after Dafna Meir's murderer found to be a 'product of wild PA incitement.'Nitsan Keidar, 1/24/2016, 6:34 PM

'Open a Door to Israel' exhibit opens in Rome

A new interactive exhibit to educate the world about Israeli society launched in Rome with Deputy Foreign Minister in attendance.Yoni Kempsinki, 1/24/2016, 12:26 PM

Swedish FM under investigation for bribery

Outspokenly anti-Israel Foreign Minister, Margot Wallstrom, under investigation for illegally circumventing years-long housing wait list.Matt Wanderman, 1/19/2016, 1:44 PM

'Europe encourages Palestinians to incite to kill'

Diplomatic officials respond angrily to EU decision that agreements won't apply to Judea, Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 1/19/2016, 7:37 AM

Outrage in Israel over EU's resolution

Officials in Israel warn the EU is helping out the PA's anti-Israel efforts with its latest resolution on Judea and Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 1/19/2016, 12:12 AM

Israel summons Swedish envoy for reprimand

Foreign Ministry tells Carl Magnus that Swedish FM will play no role in 'foreseeable future' with regard to Israeil-Palestinian relations.Cynthia Blank, 1/13/2016, 8:18 PM

Israel bans Swedish officials from visiting

Hotovely takes Foreign Ministry cadets on Samaria tour, says after Swedish FM's outburst that 'Israel has closed doors on official visits.'Yoni Kempinski, 1/13/2016, 1:39 PM

Deputy FM tells world 'Israel is ours' - via art

Hotovely explains new painting in her office showing sites the Torah records were purchased by the Jews, in 'discourse change' on rights.Nitsan Keidar, 1/7/2016, 7:02 PM

Israel to act to approve Dayan's appointment

Deputy Foreign Minister to present plan to convince Brazil to accept the appointment of former Yesha Council head as Israeli ambassador.Nitsan Keidar, 12/27/2015, 6:22 AM

Hotovely shows France the PA's 'terror dolls'

Deputy FM meets French parliament and urges it to stop funding incitement; 'so many demands on Israel, not one on the Palestinians.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2015, 9:25 AM

'EU has loyal friends in Israel boycotting Jews'

Deputy FM Hotovely, MK Hazan and Samaria council head slam Israeli editors of 'Guide to Israeli Wine' for boycott of Judea-Samaria.Ari Yashar, 12/16/2015, 8:22 AM

'Terror dolls used to poison children's minds'

Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely urges international community to take stand against the PA's 'incitement to violence.'Cynthia Blank, 12/9/2015, 5:45 PM

Foreign Ministry takes on social media incitement

New bureau will tackle online incitement by locating content harmful to Israel while also engaging in advocacy and dialogue.Nitsan Keidar, 11/29/2015, 9:22 AM

Israel: dismantle Palestinian 'refugee camps'

Deputy foreign minister says 'refugee camps' must be taken down, Palestinian 'right of return' taken off agenda.Hezki Baruch, 11/23/2015, 8:48 AM

Dep. FM heads for Munich to memorialize massacre

MK Hotovely will lay cornerstone of memorial room for 11 athletes murdered by terrorists in 1972 Olympics.Gil Ronen, 11/9/2015, 1:50 PM

Hotovely opens war against Judea-Samaria labeling

'There are over 200 territorial disputes in the world, but the European Union is singling out Israel,' Dept. Foreign Minister declares.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 11/3/2015, 5:39 PM

Foreign Ministry cadets headed to Samaria

Changes to Foreign Ministry cadet course will enable future ambassadors to better defend Israel in the international sphere.Nitsan Keidar, 11/1/2015, 9:18 AM

PM nixes Hotovely press talk over Temple Mt. spat

Netanyahu tells deputy foreign minister to stop talking about the Temple Mount after she says she'd like to see Israeli flag on the Mount.Gil Ronen, 10/28/2015, 8:03 AM

PM gently chides Hotovely for Temple Mount remarks

Deputy Foreign Minister aroused criticism when she said she dreams of seeing Israel's flag on the Temple Mount.Gil Ronen, 10/27/2015, 8:10 AM

MK: Hotovely is a 'messianic nut'

MK Yoel Hasson demanded that PM Netanyahu fire Deputy FM Tzipi Hotovely - for wishing to see an Israeli flag on the Temple Mount.Moshe Cohen, 10/26/2015, 10:30 PM

Hotovely: Palestinians promoting culture of death

Deputy Foreign Minister quotes poems taught to Palestinian children which glorify martyrs.Nitsan Keidar, 10/23/2015, 3:46 AM

'Arafat's Legacy of Lies Continues with Abbas'

Foreign Ministry officials confirm to Arutz Sheva an active fight against the PA's push to claim the Kotel as their own.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2015, 7:07 PM

Deputy FM Blames Abbas for 'Culture of Death'

In Wall Street Journal op-ed, Tzipi Hotovely squarely blames PA chief for current murder wave.Gil Ronen, 10/19/2015, 3:03 PM

MFA Launches Media War Against PA Incitement

'Incitement is the #1 wave of terror affecting us today,' Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely states after critical meeting.Nitsan Keidar, 10/7/2015, 8:57 PM

Hotovely Calls to 'Amplify' Judea-Samaria Building

Deputy Foreign Minister expresses support for Judea-Samaria mayors' call to increase security and resume construction.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 10/6/2015, 5:07 PM

Hotovely: Abbas's UN Speech Was Full of Incitement

Deputy Foreign Minister says PA has chosen to distance itself from peace and is losing the support of the world.Eliran Aharon, 10/4/2015, 5:12 AM

Ministers: Abbas is Responsible For the Murder

Ministers blame Abbas's 'mechanism of murder' in UN incitement against Israel in murder of a young couple in Samaria.Ari Yashar, 10/1/2015, 9:56 PM

Hotovely Takes On Jordanian Foreign Minister at UN

Deputy FM cuts off Jordanian as he says 'IDF soldiers defile Al-Aqsa with their feet,' compares his 'warping of history' to Arafat's.Hezki Baruch, 10/1/2015, 8:44 PM

Deputy FM Demands Abbas Stop Incitement

Conflict will only end when PA changes its priorities of violence, Tzipi Hotovely tells international officials in New York.Eliran Aharon, 10/1/2015, 9:48 AM

Hotovely: BDS Wants to Destroy Israel

In BBC interview, Deputy Foreign Minister says BDS 'not a human rights movement', but simply committed to destroying Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/16/2015, 4:03 PM

Could a Religous Woman Be Next Foreign Minister?

The High Court ruled that a Health Minister needed to be appointed within 60 days, and that is likely to apply to the Foreign Ministry too.Yaakov Levi, 8/23/2015, 11:00 PM

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

Diskin Claims Religious Zionists 'Taking Over'

Strong backlash after Yuval Diskin claims Israel's religious community is creating 'a new Judea' in incitement-laced post.Tova Dvorin, 8/8/2015, 10:48 PM

'It's Our Right to Build in Judea and Samaria'

Deputy Minister Hotovely tells Arutz Sheva the world needs to realize the obstacle to peace is Arab terror.Eliran Aharon, 7/30/2015, 10:56 PM

Israel Fights EU Funding of Leftist NGOs

Deputy FM Hotovely tells Arutz Sheva she is demanding European states stop funding subversive Israeli groups immediately.Nitsan Keidar, 7/21/2015, 9:34 PM

Journalist Blasts Hotovely Over Kotel Visits

Journalist Ben Caspit says that requiring foreign diplomats to visit the Kotel is like being forced to visit a church in New York.Ido Ben Porat, 7/17/2015, 2:15 AM

ICC to Reopen Mavi Marmara Case Against IDF

Deputy FM Hotovely slams ICC for becoming 'Palestinian propaganda tool,' after it decides to reopen flotilla 'war crimes' charges.Ari Yashar, 7/16/2015, 8:36 PM

Hotovely: Kotel to be Part of Official Visits

International guests in Israel on official visits will be taken to the Kotel as part of their itinerary, the Foreign Ministry has decided.Moshe Cohen, 7/16/2015, 8:15 AM

Deputy FM: Leftists Were Cured by Visiting Samaria

Hotovely visits Samaria, says tours of the region have had serious impact on public opinion leaders, weighs in on Council head elections.Orli Harari, 7/11/2015, 10:28 PM

Beit She'arim Recognized as World Heritage Site

Beit She'arim, home and resting place to Mishna editor Rabbi Yehuda HaNasi, becomes a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Orli Harari, 7/5/2015, 2:55 PM

Academics Urge to Clarify 'Settlements' Misnomer

Professors call on Deputy FM Hotovely to release formal response clarifying Israel's legal presence in Judea-Samaria.Uzi Baruch, 7/3/2015, 9:30 AM

Government Urged to Act After Latest Attacks

Acting head of Shomron Regional Council urges government to "act mercilessly against savages who turn civilians into targets".Elad Benari, 6/30/2015, 1:14 AM

'Flotilla Doesn't Change Right to Self-Defense'

In a special interview with Arutz Sheva, Deputy Foreign Minister says Israel is using good "quiet diplomacy" to combat the latest flotilla.Shimon Cohen, 6/29/2015, 12:15 AM

Oren: Obama Obsessed with Pleasing Muslim World

MK Michael Oren under fire from fellow Israeli politicians in the wake of second op-ed attacking US President's relationship with Israel.Cynthia Blank, 6/21/2015, 2:58 PM