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Israeli Film 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

Landmark Visit by Vietnamese Minister Hails Eastward Shift

First state visit by top Vietnamese official to Israel and first joint economic committee since ties established 20 years ago.Ari Yashar, 9/23/2014, 10:54 PM

Interpol Names Iranian Men Involved in Missing Malaysian Flight

Iranian nationals used the stolen passports, booked tickets - but authorities still hesitant to blame terrorism.Tova Dvorin, 3/11/2014, 3:20 PM

'Judea and Samaria Are Not Vietnam'

US Secretary of State's comparison between Israeli-Arab conflict and America's war in Vietnam ridiculed.Ari Yashar, 1/6/2014, 2:38 PM

Saudi Arabia, Russia and China Elected to UNHRC

Irony: Countries with questionable human rights records win seats on none other than the UN Human Rights Council.Elad Benari, 11/13/2013, 5:43 AM

Typhoon Reaches Vietnam; 13 Killed, 600K Displaced

Fatal typhoon Heiyan reaches Vietnam Monday, after killing up to 10K in Philippines; 13 dead, 600K displaced or missing.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2013, 9:20 PM

Afghan Taliban Likens US Exit Strategy to Vietnam

The Taliban likened the impending withdrawal of US-led foreign troops to the end of the Vietnam war.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/2/2013, 8:23 PM

US, China in 'Territorial Dispute' in South China Sea

A long-standing territorial dispute is escalating between the United States and China in the contested South China Sea.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 8/5/2012, 6:28 PM

China Dares US To Respond With More Than Bromides To Measures

By establishing a "city" smack in the middle of the South China Sea, China is throwing down a marker.Amiel Ungar, 7/27/2012, 5:09 AM

China and Vietnam Issue Exploration Rights To Disputed Areas

The territorial dispute between China and Vietnam continues to escalate.Amiel Ungar, 7/4/2012, 4:33 AM

Panetta Visit To Vietnam Highlights Rapprochement Between Foes

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta's visit to Vietnam highlights the strengthening ties between the two countries.Amiel Ungar, 6/6/2012, 2:48 PM

Peres Flies to Vietnam, First Israeli Visit in 18 Years

President Peres is set to fly Monday to Vietnam for the first visit by an Israeli official since relations were established in 1993.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/21/2011, 2:43 PM

Vietnam and India Forge Quiet Ties to Contain Assertive China

Ties between New Delhi and Hanoi to counter Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea are growing more intense.Amiel Ungar, 9/19/2011, 2:30 AM

Israel Asks Vietnamese Minister: Don’t Side with PA

Deputy Foreign Minister meets Vietnam’s Minister of Information and Communications, on first official Vietnamese visit to Israel in 12 years.Gil Ronen, 6/20/2011, 7:45 PM

East Sea, West Sea, South Sea or Our Sea

China is embroiled with South East Asian countries over competing claims to the sea and its resources.Amiel Ungar, 6/14/2011, 8:52 AM

Vietnam Opens Embassy in Israel

Vietnam is set to open an embassy in Israel in a ceremony led by President Shimon Peres. The two countries have had diplomatic ties since 1993.Yehudah Lev Kay, 7/8/2009, 10:19 AM