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UN Blames Israeli Blockade for Slow Reconstruction

Despite Hamas being more intent on restocking terror arsenal than reconstruction, new UN peace envoy says Israel must stop blockade.Cynthia Blank, 4/30/2015, 2:55 PM

Iran Demand Israel to Renounce Nuclear Weapons

Speaking at NPT treaty, Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif demands Israel 'renounce possession of nuclear weapons.'Cynthia Blank, 4/27/2015, 8:34 PM

Israel Eleventh Happiest Country Worldwide

Israel outranks the US, UK in happiness index, and has jumped three spots since 2011.Tova Dvorin and Sarah Leah Lawent, 4/24/2015, 1:07 PM

WSJ to Israel: Ignore World after Obama Betrayal

Pulitzer-prize winner Bret Stephens advises Israel to return to days when it wasn't afraid to go 'rogue,' because US isn't the US anymore.Ari Yashar, 4/21/2015, 11:09 PM

Activist Urges Israel to Raise Kurdistan as Ally

Prominent Kurdish official urges Israel to support Kurdistan as a buffer to Iranian, Turkish expansionism - despite Obama policy.Gedalyah Reback, 4/20/2015, 6:01 PM

What Does Russia Gain from the S-300 Sale?

Russia has several motivations to sell missiles to Iran, but stands to benefit no matter what the result of the nuclear negotiations.Gedalyah Reback, 4/20/2015, 2:43 AM

Khamenei: US, Israel Real Threats to Middle East

Iran's Supreme Leader accuses US of creating 'myth' of Iranian nuclear weapons in order to claim 'Islamic Republic is a source of threat.'Cynthia Blank, 4/19/2015, 2:54 PM

Israeli Baseball Comes Roaring into Europe

Israeli homegrown baseball teams battle in youth tournaments in Prague. Under-14 team will battle Spain for 5th place on Sunday.Gedalyah Reback, 4/19/2015, 10:37 AM

Max Sela, 24, Named as Israeli Killed in Peru

Israeli killed in Peruvian air glider accident named as Max Sela, 24, from Shoham; family struggling to digest the news.Cynthia Blank, 4/9/2015, 12:24 PM

Palestinian Police Expand Security Control

Following deal with Israel, Palestinian police say they will launch armed patrols in towns near Jerusalem, under Israel's security control.Cynthia Blank, 4/9/2015, 11:03 AM

Israel Cuts Gazan Lumber Shipments, Importers Say

Gazan importers asserted Monday that Israel has cut lumber shipments from 200 cubic meters a day to nothing to terror-controlled territory.Cynthia Blank, 4/6/2015, 9:07 PM

How Would Israel Combat a Nuclear Iran?

Israel will look to the US for security guarantees in response to an Iranian nuke, but how would it defend against strengthened proxies?Gedalyah Reback, 4/6/2015, 12:38 PM

Israel Not Expected to Attack Iran - For Now

Analysts: Israel doesn't have footing to strike Iran's nuclear program, will catch them cheating and then 'it's a different ball game.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2015, 7:29 AM

Expert: Pry Syria Away from Iran

Professor John Myhill of Haifa University says it's worth considering how a future Syria independent of Iran could align with Israel.Gedalyah Reback, 4/2/2015, 4:39 PM

Steinitz: If We Have No Choice We Will Attack Iran

Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz said Thursday that military action against Iran is an option if all else fails.Cynthia Blank, 4/2/2015, 1:31 PM

Finding a Religious Zionist Foreign Policy

What should a 'Jewish foreign policy' look like? And how does Judaism view international alliances and imperialism?Gedalyah Reback, 3/31/2015, 3:28 PM

Biden: American Jews Can Only Rely on Israel

US Vice President makes shocking statement, telling American Jews 'no matter how involved you are in the US, the only guarantee is Israel."Ari Yashar, Tova Dvorin, 3/30/2015, 1:40 PM

Obama's Determination vs. Netanyahu's Conviction

The US president wants an agreement with Iran, for many reasons. Israel wants to defend itself. Why does this lead to such a conflict?Jay Shapiro, 3/30/2015, 8:55 AM

Jordan Challenged by Jewish Rights on Mount

Jordan is used to the status quo in Jerusalem, but it might have to overcome its own pride and soon accept Jewish demands for change.Gedalyah Reback, 3/30/2015, 2:42 AM

EU Not Punishing Israel on Iran for Palestinians

Even if Israel had more conciliatory policy, it probably wouldn't affect Iran talks, says expert.Gedalyah Reback, 3/29/2015, 6:55 PM

IDF Sources: ISIS Accumulating Support Near Aravah

Southern Command sources claim Islamic State is gaining support in southern Jordan, kilometers away from the border with Israel.Cynthia Blank, 3/29/2015, 12:53 PM

Egypt Sentences Two for 'Spying for Israel'

In Egypt, which has peace treaty with Israel, man gets life and woman 15 years for allegedly giving intelligence, submarine info to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2015, 7:46 PM

Abbas Risks ICC Declaring Gaza is Not His

PA gambit at the ICC might backfire if the court declares Ramallah has no grounds to file complaints for Gaza.Gedalyah Reback, 3/26/2015, 9:51 PM

US Declassifies Document on Israel's Nuclear Power

Obama revenge for Netanyahu's Congress talk? 1987 report on Israel's top secret nuclear program released in unprecedented move.Ari Yashar, Matt Wanderman, 3/25/2015, 8:00 PM

Israel Sees Assimilation as the Diaspora's Problem

Despite possible threats to American Jewish consensus on Israel, Jerusalem doesn’t see a reason to get involved.Gedalyah Reback, 3/25/2015, 1:45 AM

Germany Anchors Israel’s Relationship with Europe

Berlin is still inclined to support Israeli positions, but Jerusalem needs to nurture its relationship with younger Germans.Gedalyah Reback, 3/23/2015, 8:08 PM

US Won't Defend Israel at UNHRC, Israel Boycotts

Unprecedented step at 47-member state forum where Washington has always defended Israel; Israel skips special session against it.Gil Ronen, Sarah Leah Lawent, 3/23/2015, 1:35 PM

Hamas Terror Cell Busted in Shechem

Six members of a terror cell building explosives in Shechem busted by Shin Bet, IDF, and police.Cynthia Blank, 3/22/2015, 1:21 PM

University of New Orleans Divests from PA

Allies of Israel sponsors two-day drive at Univ. of New Orleans urging students to sign petition against 'abuses perpetrated by the PA.'Cynthia Blank, 3/19/2015, 7:38 AM

French Experts Say Arafat Died of Natural Causes

Despite ongoing accusations Israel poisoned the Palestinian leader, French and Russian experts say no foul play in Yasser Arafat's death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2015, 10:34 PM

South Korea Eager to Expand Ties with Israel

Seoul is trying to balance its ties to Jerusalem with ties to Arab states, but wants to develop both relationships.Gedalyah Reback, 3/10/2015, 2:12 AM

UN Teams Asks Delay for Gaza Op Findings

UN investigators probing summer Gaza war ask Human Rights Council for postponement to present findings on Israel and Hamas's conduct.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2015, 9:06 PM

Game-Changing Israeli PR: Making Things Personal

Expert tells Arutz Sheva how Scarlett Johansson's BDS flap teaches how Israel can market itself so much better.Gedalyah Reback, 3/6/2015, 8:26 AM

Iranian Official: Netanyahu is Like a Wanton Woman

Iran's Parliament Speaker attacks Netanyahu's speech for hypocrisy, claims Israel has assassinated dozens and wants to take over region.Dalit Halevy, 3/5/2015, 8:54 AM

Jordan, Israel to Link Dead Sea with Red Sea

Deal signed in Amman to pump Red Sea into Dead Sea as part of efforts to boost Israel's water supply.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2015, 8:54 PM

Indian Group Announces Israel Defense Venture

Kalyani industrial group announces Thursday it will partner with Israel to make missiles and other weapons during arms exhibit in Bangalore.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2015, 1:39 PM

Fight Against ISIS Helps Israel-Jordan Relations

Common enemy? Israel-Jordan relationship reportedly improving as both sides struggle to battle radical Islamism, security source says.Tova Dvorin, 2/18/2015, 8:18 PM

Turkish PM: We Won't Succumb to 'Jewish Lobby'

Turkish PM Davutoglu says gov't 'won't succumb to Jewish lobby' after Erdogan accuses opponents of cooperating with Mossad.Cynthia Blank, 2/9/2015, 6:05 PM

Special Needs Kids Inspired by Visit to Holy Land

Chai Lifeline's Wish at the Wall fulfilled a wish for 13 teens with special needs by taking them on a ten-day visit to Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 2/9/2015, 5:45 AM

Survey: More Britons Dislike Israel Than Iran

New survey finds Britons feel most unfavorably to Israel, with exception of North Korea, than any other non-European country in the world.Cynthia Blank, 2/1/2015, 2:54 PM

Tunisia, Israel Only 'Free' Countries in ME

Global Freedom Index rankings show sharp decline in freedom overall, with Syria the least free country on record for 2014.Tova Dvorin, 2/1/2015, 2:35 PM

Canada Condemns Hezbollah Attack Against Israel

Canadian FM John Baird calls Hezbollah a 'brutal terror group bent on Israel's destruction'; supports Israel's right to self-defense.Cynthia Blank, 1/29/2015, 9:00 AM

Liberman: PA's Manipulation of ICC Will Hurt You

At a meeting with Russian FM Sergey Lavrov, Avigdor Liberman discussed regional issues including Iran, Syria, and the PA.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 1/26/2015, 4:45 PM

ISIS Hints it Wants to Depose Hamas and PA

ISIS in 'Palestine' distributes publication calling to fight police and army of 'tyranny and heresy,' in not-so-subtle threat to take power.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 1/23/2015, 9:07 AM

How Israel, Japan Became Key Allies Under a Year

Abe's visit caps off a dizzying growth in bilateral ties, and heralds 'a new era' - what has been accomplished and what is on the docket?Ari Yashar, 1/20/2015, 9:07 PM

Was Iran Behind Alberto Nisman's Death?

Iran's long history of overseas operations, as well as recent violence between Hezbollah and Israel may suggest Iran killed Nisman.Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2015, 7:50 PM

Hamas Blasts EU's Decision as 'Immoral'

As Hamas slams the EU for appealing its terror blacklist status, Israel welcomes the 'unsurprising' news with 'happiness.'Cynthia Blank, 1/19/2015, 6:05 PM

Israeli Tourists Helping to Boost Cyprus' Economy

The number of people visiting Cyprus rose 1.5 percent in 2014, thanks largely to tourists from Russia and Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 5:13 PM

Palestinians Hurl Eggs at Canadian Minister

The motorcade of Canada's Foreign Minister John Baird was struck by eggs as he left a meeting with PA counterpart Riyad al-Malki.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/18/2015, 1:32 PM

Israel Would Not Provide Security for Swedish FM

Government source reveals that Wallstrom's cancellation and fury with Israel stem from gov't's refusal to provide security on her trip.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2015, 9:25 AM

US Slams 'Tragic Irony' of ICC 'War Crimes' Probe

US State Department says ICC probe against Israel 'counterproductive to peace,' notes Israel has withstood 'thousands of terrorist rockets.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2015, 5:53 PM

Israeli Wines Conquer the World

There's a taste of the Holy Land in every bottle of boutique wines, but what has sparked the reinvigoration of a tradition from Bible days?Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2015, 7:30 AM

UN Demands Israel Unfreeze PA Taxes

Security Council joins US and EU condemning Israel - not PA - in aftermath of Oslo breach at ICC, while Arab league plans new UN resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2015, 6:56 PM

PM: Israel Stands with Europe

After meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister Børge Brende, Netanyahu calls on Europe and Israel to stand together against terrorism.Cynthia Blank, 1/8/2015, 12:08 PM

What Will the Saudi's Next King Mean for Israel?

Saudi King Abdullah, 91, is in worsening medical condition, posing the question of succession and what it will mean for Israel.Shimon Cohen, 1/8/2015, 9:54 AM

Take a Look: Israel's Declaration of Independence

Rare glimpse of declaration scroll given as it is photographed with special advanced technology to preserve original appearance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 5:47 PM

EU Condemns Israel for Freezing PA Tax Money

EU says freeze 'runs counter' to Oslo Accord, fails to mention freeze is a penalty for PA ICC move that is a breach of Oslo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 4:46 PM