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Cameron and Merkel to Push for Peace

British PM and German Chancellor will make separate visits to Israel in February, part of an international push for a peace agreement.Elad Benari, 1/1/2014, 4:16 AM

Merkel Calls for 'Courage' against Anti-Semitism

Chancellor urged vigilance to dangers of anti-Semitism ahead of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht.Arutz Sheva, 11/2/2013, 10:46 PM

Snowden Willing to Testify Over Merkel Tapping

NSA whistleblower reportedly indicates his willingness to testify over the U.S. wiretapping of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.Elad Benari, 11/1/2013, 6:15 AM

NSA Denies Obama Knew About Merkel Surveillance

NSA did not discuss with Obama "an alleged foreign intelligence operation" involving German Chancellor, says spokeswoman.Elad Benari, 10/28/2013, 4:15 AM

Report: U.S. Spying on Merkel Since 2002

The U.S. has been spying on the German Chancellor's mobile phone for more than a decade, reports Der Spiegel.Elad Benari, 10/27/2013, 4:04 AM

Germany Summons US Ambassador Over Spying Claims

Berlin to demand "complete explanation" over charges that US intelligence agencies listened in to German leader's telephone calls.Ari Soffer, 10/24/2013, 12:04 PM

Merkel Calls Obama Over Claims US Spied on Her

Merkel reportedly calls to demand an explanation over claims US intelligence agencies bugged her phone.Ari Soffer, 10/23/2013, 10:26 PM

Merkel Urges 'Restraint' in Judea and Samaria

German Chancellor meets PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, reiterates her country's commitment to the "two-state solution."Elad Benari, Canada, 10/18/2013, 8:47 PM

Merkel: Germany Won't Participate in Syria Attack

German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls for "collective answer" by the UN to the chemical attack in Syria.Elad Benari, 9/2/2013, 5:14 AM

Merkel's Dachau Visit Sparks Controversy

Holocaust survivors laud Angela Merkel as the first German leader to visit Dachau, but political opponents accuse her of "electioneering."Arutz Sheva, 8/20/2013, 2:34 PM

Merkel Considering Halting Exports to Egypt

German chancellor says that stopping arms shipments to Egypt would be an appropriate way to pressure the country to end the violence.Elad Benari, 8/19/2013, 4:12 AM

Merkel Honored by EU Rabbis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel awarded the Lord Jakobovits Prize for European Jewry, honored at ceremony in Brussels.Elad Benari, 5/24/2013, 4:44 AM

Polish Weekly Depicts Merkel In Concentration Camp

A Polish magazine came under fire after its cover photo featured German Chancellor Angela Merkel as concentration camp prisoner.Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/11/2013, 10:55 PM

Merkel Urges Morsi to Talk with Opposition

German Chancellor Merkel urges visiting Egyptian president to ensure constant dialogue as his country grapples with a political crisis.Elad Benari, 1/31/2013, 4:13 AM

Germany Marks 80 Yrs Since Hitler's Rise to Power

Germany is marking the 80th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's rise to power with the inauguration of an exhibition in Berlin. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/30/2013, 7:48 PM

Merkel: Germany Has 'Everlasting Responsibility'

Germany has "an everlasting responsibility" for the crimes committed by the Nazis, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/27/2013, 5:51 PM

Merkel, Netanyahu 'Agree We're Not Agreed'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said after a meeting with Israel's prime minister the two did not agree “on the question of settlements.”Chana Ya'ar, 12/6/2012, 2:09 PM

German Ministers Back Bid to Ban Neo-Nazi Party

Germany's state interior ministers back a bid to outlaw the neo-Nazi NPD party. German Jews welcome the move.Elad Benari, 12/6/2012, 5:12 AM

Chancellor Merkel To Run for Third Term

The ruling CDU overwhelmingly chose Chancellor Angela Merkel to lead them in the next year's parliamentary elections.Amiel Ungar, 12/6/2012, 4:43 AM

Netanyahu: Merkel is a True Friend of Israel

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet in Berlin. PM's entourage says meeting was very good.Elad Benari, 12/6/2012, 2:14 AM

Merkel: Respecting Circumcision is Fundamental

Chancellor Angela Merkel seeks to ease the concerns of Germany's Jews over a disputed ruling against circumcision.Elad Benari, 11/26/2012, 3:12 AM

Less Intimidated Germany Free To Criticize Putin

Angela Merkel's visit to Russia was notable for criticism of Russian policy.Amiel Ungar, 11/19/2012, 3:51 AM

Germany As Opposed To Europe Can Be Bountiful

To increase reelection prospects the German coalition is increasing welfare spending.Amiel Ungar, 11/7/2012, 4:15 AM

Greek Debt Picture Aggravated With Austerity Steps

Chancellor Merkel's house call to Greece does not help Greeks take their medicine.Amiel Ungar, 10/10/2012, 3:42 AM

Swastikas Wave Amid Protests over Merkel's Visit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Greece Tuesday as tens of thousands of protestors rallied against her visit.Annie Lubin, 10/9/2012, 6:04 PM

EU Can Still Criticize Ukraine But Is Mum On China

The imprisoned Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko will take her case to the European Court on Human Rights.Amiel Ungar, 8/30/2012, 7:11 AM

Merkel 'Acting Vigorously' on Brit Tussle

German Chancellor tells Jewish leader freedom of religion is "undoubtable" part of German democracy.Gil Ronen, 8/26/2012, 8:42 PM

Greeks Told That They Must Bite Economic Bullet

The statements coming out of Germany are intended to tell Greek PM Samaras not to imagine renegotiating bailout.Amiel Ungar, 8/24/2012, 5:46 AM

Jews Being Targeted in Germany?

Interior Minister and Head of Shas, Eli Yishai, sent a letter to Chancellor Merkel asking her to intervene on circumcision legislation.Gideon Israel, 8/23/2012, 12:40 AM

German Parliament Protects Circumcision

Germany's lower house of parliament passes a resolution to protect the religious circumcision of infant boys.Elad Benari, 7/20/2012, 5:12 AM

Merkel: Brit Ban would Make Us 'Laughing Stock'

Chancellor warns that criminalizing circumcision would make Germans "a laughing stock among nations.”Gil Ronen, 7/17/2012, 3:29 PM

German Government Promises to Protect Circumcision

The German government pledges quick action to protect the right of Jews and Muslims to circumcise baby boys.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/14/2012, 12:13 AM

Demise Of German Left Party A Threat To Merkel

Germany's Left Party tried to patch up inner party differences at a conference.Amiel Ungar, 6/4/2012, 5:10 AM

Putin Warns of Dangerous Situation in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin warns of an “extremely dangerous” situation in Syria, continues to reject a military intervention.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/2/2012, 1:00 AM

German Expert Accuses Merkel of 'Holocaust Guilt'

Former German Bundesbank member Thilo Sarrazin claims in new book that Merkel’s European policy is motivated by guilt for the Holocaust.Elad Benari, 5/22/2012, 5:15 AM

Pirates Defy 5% Electoral Threshold Take Nearly 9%

The Saarland gave Angela Merkel's CDU a badly needed victory, but continued the Free Democrat nosedive, so coalition options are lacking.Amiel Ungar, 3/26/2012, 4:57 PM

Merkel Seeks To Tap Huge Chinese Currency Reserves

Angela Merkel is in China to sound out her hosts on helping the euro and joining sanctions against Iran.Amiel Ungar, 2/3/2012, 5:38 AM

Gilo Residents Furious at Condemnation

Gilo resident tells Arutz Sheva: "It's our right to build. There's no other country where the world intervenes when it builds."Elad Benari, 10/3/2011, 8:38 AM

Sarkozy, Merkel Propose Eurozone Gov't

In the wake of another financial crisis in Europe, France and Germany suggest forming a "true European economic government."Elad Benari, 8/16/2011, 9:24 PM

PM, Nationalists in Germany

PM Netanyahu in Germany, hoping to ward off European support for PLO state. His alternative plan is almost equally worrisome to nationalist camp. Hillel Fendel, 4/7/2011, 2:37 PM

Mr. Netanyahu Goes to Germany

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu goes to Berlin on Wednesday to discuss submarine discounts and curbing the unilateral declaration of a PA state.Gabe Kahn., 4/6/2011, 8:11 PM

Report: Rift with Germany

According to a report in The New York Times, a deepening rift is developing between Germany and Israel.Elad Benari, 3/10/2011, 2:16 AM

Obama Ignores Egypt-Israel Peace

Two Western powers comment on Mubarak’s resignation: Germany’s Merkel calls for continued efforts for peace with Israel, while Obama does not.Hillel Fendel, 2/13/2011, 2:30 PM

Peres: Dangers of Democracy

President tells German Chancellor Merkel the world should remember how Hamas took over Gaza when viewing Egypt.Gil Ronen, 2/1/2011, 4:19 PM

Israel, Germany in Aid to Africa

Israel and Germany will sign a pact to assist the developing world, starting in Uganda. Chancellor Merkel is to visit Israel this week. Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2011, 2:57 PM

EU Ready to Recognize Arab State

EU says that it is ready to recognize a Palestinian state but stops short on recognizing it outright.Elad Benari, 12/15/2010, 1:47 AM

"Islam Does Not Like Christians"

Getting to know Italian MP Nirenstein: straight talk on Christian attitudes to Islam and Israel, and on multiculturalism in Europe..Elad Benari, 10/22/2010, 2:16 AM

Israel Wants Iran Crippled

Iran has rejected a plan brokered by the IAEA to swap low-grade uranium for fuel. The country is opting to proceed with nuclear development.Malkah Fleisher, 1/19/2010, 10:05 PM

Defense Binds Germany, Israel

The threat of a nuclear Iran and the purchase of a German submarine top the agenda at a historic meeting between Germany and Israel in Berlin.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/18/2010, 4:51 PM