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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

Leading Publishing House Wipes Israel Off Its Map

HarperCollins' subsidiary remove Israel from school atlases for Middle Eastern countries to appease 'local preferences.'Ari Yashar, 12/31/2014, 2:30 PM

China: Free Trade Agreement Talks with Israel

Chinese officials say talks on important trade agreement to start next year, as Israel-China alliance continues to blossom.Ari Yashar, 12/31/2014, 9:00 AM

Columnist Nixed for Comparing Israel to ISIS

Chris Hedges was disinvited from speaking at UPenn Middle East conference after publishing a column titled, 'ISIS - the new Israel.'Cynthia Blank, 12/29/2014, 8:54 PM

Iranian Soldiers Photographed on Israel's Border

Iran's military published photos of soldiers on Israel's border with the message: 'with Allah's help, we will trample their bodies.'Cynthia Blank, 12/28/2014, 9:26 AM

Hamas Burns Temple Model in Anniversary Rally

In honor of 27th anniversary, Hamas puts out new propaganda video and parade showcasing its "successes" over Israel.Cynthia Blank, 12/14/2014, 2:20 PM

Palestinians Blame Israel for Abu Ein's Death

Israeli and PA officials offer conflicting reports on the autopsy results of Ziad Abu Ein, who died after a clash with IDF Wednesday.Cynthia Blank, 12/11/2014, 9:54 AM

Gas Deal Stirs Domestic Opposition in Jordan

Opposition to Jordanian gas deal with Israel grows as public protests and legislators attempt to scrap the deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2014, 7:26 AM

Syria's Response Could Set Tone for Elections

Israeli commentators believe Israel conducted airstrikes in Syria, suggest Damascus' response could set the tone for March elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2014, 5:31 PM

Russia Demands Israel Explain Airstrikes in Syria

In a letter to the UN, Russia complained about Israel's 'aggressive action,' and demanded such attacks never happen again.Cynthia Blank, 12/8/2014, 4:00 PM

Israel 37th on List of Least Corrupt Countries

CPI measures perceived levels of public sector corruption worldwide. Denmark ranked least corrupt; Somalia and North Korea tied at most.Cynthia Blank, 12/4/2014, 12:39 PM

Israel and PA Held Back Channel Negotiations

Report reveals that Israel and PA held secret peace talks from 2010; collapsed when it was realized negotiator didn't have Abbas' backing.Cynthia Blank, 11/27/2014, 10:37 AM

Israel Tries to Prevent Geneva Convention Summit

Israel, US try to dissuade Fourth Geneva Convention from holding special summit. Both will boycott if held.Cynthia Blank, 11/27/2014, 8:43 AM

'Jewish State' Law Up for Approval

The bill seeks to enshrine Israel's status as the nation-state of the Jewish people; will make Hebrew only official language of the state.Cynthia Blank, 11/16/2014, 8:46 AM

Abbas Will Not Enter Gaza for Fear of Hamas

Despite international hopes Fatah will re-take power in Gaza after Op. Protective Edge, Israeli officials say 'Gaza is a trap for Abbas'.Cynthia Blank, 11/12/2014, 10:55 AM

Israel Climbs to 38th Best Country to Live in 2014

Israel moves up on 'Global Prosperity Index,' to 38th worldwide in 2014; very high scores for economy, health, and education.Tova Dvorin, 11/3/2014, 4:06 PM

Festival in Vietnam to Mark 20 Years of Diplomacy

An Israeli film festival and other events sponsored by the embassy in Vietnam to mark 20 years of Israeli/Vietnamese diplomatic relations.Cynthia Blank, 11/2/2014, 12:51 PM

Israel, Cyprus Launch Operation for Missing Plane

Israel and Cyprus launch joint search and rescue operation after small Cypriot plane en route to Beirut, Lebanon, disappears.Cynthia Blank, 10/23/2014, 9:08 AM

Danish FM: Sanctions If Israel Doesn't Give In

Danish Foreign Minister urges more pressure on Israel in Cairo talks.Sarah Leah Lawent, 9/23/2014, 1:25 PM

Expert: ISIS Changing the Entire Middle East

Extremists' takeovers in Iraq and Syria changing the entire face of Middle Eastern relations, expert says. What does it mean for Israel?Shimon Cohen, Tova Dvorin, 9/23/2014, 9:28 AM

Hezbollah Terrorist Killed in Blast near Israel

Lebanese army claims terrorist killed while dismantling 'explosives,' 'spy device' on Hezbollah telecommunications network.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2014, 6:52 PM

Sisi Blames Israeli Conflict For Islamic State

Egyptian president accuses Israel of fueling terrorism by not giving an 'equitable resolution' to the 'Palestinian cause.'Ari Yashar, 9/3/2014, 6:54 PM