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How Netanyahu pulled off a diplomacy trifecta

On the Turkish, Egyptian and African fronts, Prime Minister Netanyahu is proving the conventional wisdom wrong.Ron Kampeas, 7/13/2016, 3:03 AM

Netanyahu makes historic visit to Africa

Marking 40 years since the Entebbe raid in which his brother Yoni was killed, Netanyahu visits Africa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2016, 8:39 AM

Rivlin wants stronger ties with Africa

President Rivlin meets with Ivory Coast FM, declares that Israel aims to obtain observer status in the African Union.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/16/2016, 2:22 PM

Netanyahu looks to changing Africa for new allies

Netanyahu will make a major visit to African nations in the coming weeks, capping off a serious campaign to form a regional alliance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2016, 12:59 PM

African Muslim leaders visit Israel

Imams and other religious leaders from six African countries visit Jewish state, meet top officials, as part of Israeli pivot to Africa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2016, 11:49 AM

New Israel-Africa Knesset caucus launched

Netanyahu says time has come for Israel-Africa strategic alliance; 'Israel is coming back to Africa; Africa is coming back to Israel.'Ari Soffer, 2/29/2016, 3:50 PM

Experts warn ISIS menace is rising in Africa

A coalition of Libyan ISIS rebels and Boko Haram could be a game-changer on the continent, with ISIS know-how already revamping Boko Haram.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2015, 10:21 PM

Israel to Seek Bigger Role in African Development

PM Binyamin Netanyahu offers Israeli innovation to the world at 2015 World Expo. 'If we pool our resources...we can help many countries.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2015, 8:56 PM

Israel's Top Ally in Africa Loses in Elections

Goodluck Jonathan, who revolutionized Israel ties, replaced by Muhammadu Buhari, Muslim former military ruler thought to have Islamist bent.Ari Yashar, 3/31/2015, 9:37 PM

ISIS Accepts Boko Haram Pledge of Allegiance

'Caliphate expands to West Africa,' ISIS spokesperson says in recording, after Nigerian terrorist group vows loyalty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2015, 10:40 PM

ISIS Fad: African Islamists Burn Civilians Alive

After ISIS burns Jordanian pilot to death on camera, Boko Haram terrorists use their methods in massacring 90 civilians in Cameroon.Ari Yashar, 2/5/2015, 4:16 PM

Israeli Businessman Behind PA UN Bid Rejection

Businessman working abroad in Africa said to be behind other defenses of Israel, quietly helped rally support against PA.Hezki Baruch, 12/31/2014, 4:28 PM

Al-Qaeda Releases Video of Hostages

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb releases a video showing two hostages begging for their lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2014, 4:12 AM

Tourist Under Isolation in Jerusalem; Ebola Feared

Doctors say the chances of the tourist actually having the virus is low; test results to air Saturday night.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 9/5/2014, 8:03 PM

Ebola Outbreak Reaches African Capital

Guinea confirms lethal virus has infiltrated capital of two million, suspected cases in neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone.Ari Yashar, 3/28/2014, 3:02 PM

Islamists Threaten to Assassinate French Premier

Al-Qaeda linked group vows Jihad against France for sending troops into Mali last year to root-out terrorists.Tova Dvorin, 3/24/2014, 5:52 PM

Israel Pledges 24 Million Shekel in Aid to Africa

Marking 50 years of diplomatic relations, Israel and Germany launch joint effort to combat poverty in Africa.Tova Dvorin, 2/11/2014, 9:35 AM

US Evacuates Staff from South Sudan

US Embassy provides evacuation flight, closes Consulate in Juba as sectarian fighting continues.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/3/2014, 12:28 PM

African Leaders Try to Negotiate South Sudan Peace

Flaring violence since December 15 in struggle between President Salva Kiir and former deputy Riek Machar. Over 1,000 thought to be dead.Ari Yashar, 12/27/2013, 12:58 PM

Angola Denies it Banned Islam

Angolan officials deny reports that the African nation had banned Islam, begun demolishing mosques.Ari Soffer, 11/26/2013, 4:07 PM

Obama: Captured Al-Qaeda Leader Will Face Justice

The United States will continue to go after Al-Qaeda-linked groups in Africa, says President Barack Obama.Elad Benari, 10/9/2013, 2:15 AM

Israel Deal to Deport Illegal African Immigrants

Israel has struck a deal to deport up to 2,000 illegal Eritrean immigrants to unnamed African country in return for supplying military aid.Rina Tzvi, 6/5/2013, 3:33 PM

Jews Pilgrimage to Africa's Oldest Synagoge

Hundreds of Jewish worshippers completed an annual pilgrimage to Africa's oldest synagogue, amid heightened security. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/29/2013, 10:21 AM

Al Qaeda Terrorists Kill 3, Hold Americans, Others

Al Qaeda-linked terrorists are holding Americans and other foreign nationals hostage after seizing a gas field in southern Algeria.Chana Ya'ar, 1/17/2013, 3:46 PM

African Al-Qaeda to 'Export' Violence to US

U.S. General Carter Ham urged a global fight against Al-Qaeda terrorist group based in Africa, saying it could "export violence" to the WestRachel Hirshfeld , 11/15/2012, 10:27 AM

Egypt's Morsi Returns From Second Africa Trip

Egyptian president, Mohammed Morsi, made a one day trip to Uganda to patch up diplomatic standings.Scott Krane, 10/9/2012, 3:35 PM

China-Africa Trade Skyrockets But Lacks Balance

The China-Africa trade forum FOCAC is holding its 5th Conference in Beijing.Amiel Ungar, 7/19/2012, 5:39 AM

Israel 'Feeds the Future' in Africa

MASHAV and USAID signed a memorandum of understanding to increase cooperation on food security to Africa. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/23/2012, 1:45 PM

Ousted Mali President 'Free and Unharmed'

After six days of speculation over the fate of toppled president Amadou Toumani Toure in Mali, the president says he is 'doing well'Gabe Kahn, 3/29/2012, 3:15 AM

Renegade Mali Soldiers Seek President's Ouster

A protest over the government's poor handling of a rebellion in Mali's north exploded into action as soldiers seized the presidential palaceGabe Kahn., 3/22/2012, 3:27 PM

Prosor: Western Africa is Hizbullah's Power Base

Israel's UN envoy Ron Prosor told the Security Council that West Africa has become Hizbullah's power base - and urged them to act.Gabe Kahn., 2/22/2012, 7:54 PM

Somalia's Al Shaba'ab Officially Joins Al Qaeda

Somalia's Al-Shaba'ab terrorist opposition group has officially joined the international Al Qaeda terror organization.Chana Ya'ar, 2/10/2012, 2:15 AM

Nigeria Declares State of Emergency

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declares a state of emergency and prepares to deal with radical Islamist terrorists in his country.Chana Ya'ar, 1/1/2012, 12:15 PM

Israel Reopens Embassy in Ghana

After 38 years Israel has officially reopened its embassy in Ghana – historically the first African nation to establish ties with Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 9/15/2011, 11:20 AM

Oxfam Calls for More Famine Aid from Africa

Oxfam says African governments not donating enough to famine relief in their own continent.Elad Benari, 8/15/2011, 6:45 PM

'Barak Must Restore Security'

Eilat Mayor Meir Yitzhak Halevi speaks to Arutz Sheva following an incident in which infiltrators from Africa entered his city.Elad Benari, 5/20/2011, 8:48 AM

African Muslim Convoy to Gaza

First African convoy aims to stick Israel with “apartheid state” label; aid organized by banned radical Muslim group. Maayana Miskin, 5/2/2011, 2:16 AM

Nigeria's Go and Stop Elections

In an attempt to scotch charges of electoral fraud, Nigeria's president appointed a respected professor to supervise, but chaos has prevailed.Amiel Ungar, 4/7/2011, 8:40 AM

Endgame in Ivory Coast

The Ivory Coast Civil War is reaching a conclusion with the defeat of Laurent Gbagbo whose international and regional isolation doomed him.Amiel Ungar, 4/6/2011, 7:44 AM

Voting Was the Easy Part

In July, Sudan and newly independent South Sudan will go their separate ways. They both have their work cut out for them.Amiel Ungar, 2/16/2011, 9:48 PM

Week Long Vote for Independence

South Sudan Is about to secede from the Arab North. Can it weather the problems ahead?Amiel Ungar, 1/9/2011, 9:26 PM

Congo Visitors "Love Israel!"

36 Christians from the Congo are here for their church's annual trip to Israel, saying, "We love Israel, and all Africa loves Israel!", 12/16/2010, 12:05 PM

Infiltrators, or Refugees?

Activists for asylum for thousands of African infiltrators try to compare their status with Jews who sailed to Israel under the British Mandate. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/13/2010, 2:26 PM

African Doctors Learn in Israel

Israeli medical knowledge and advances shared with African HIV/AIDS experts. Israel suggested as medical hub for East Africa.Elad Benari, 10/14/2010, 5:05 AM

Sudan Govt, Darfur Rebels Deal

The Sudan government has made a ceasefire deal with the Justice and Equality Movement rebel group in Darfur. A formal deal is due in March. Hana Levi Julian, 2/21/2010, 10:44 AM

Congo Surgeon Training at Rambam

Rambam Hospital is training a Congolese surgeon in plastic surgery for burn treatment. He will be the first such specialist in his country.Hana Levi Julian, 2/14/2010, 11:24 PM

3 Al Qaeda Men Nabbed in Africa

For the first time, three Al-Qaeda operatives have been captured and charged with drug trafficking in Africa to raise money for terrorist activity.Hana Levi Julian, 12/20/2009, 11:43 AM

VIP African Delegation in Israel

A delegation of high-ranking officials from Africa, as well as representatives of third-world development initiatives, are in Israel this week.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 8/18/2009, 4:08 AM

MDs Circumcise to Combat AIDS

A group of Senegalese doctors spent a week learning with Israeli physicians the tricks of performing circumcision on adult males.Yehudah Lev Kay, 7/13/2009, 12:04 PM