News and updates about EU

EU elections:

Right projected to win big

In response to the projected results, President Macron has dissolved France's National Assembly and called a snap election.

Right projected to win big

Following election results:

Belgian Prime Minister announces resignation

Belgium Prime Minister Alexander De Croo announces his resignation after right-wing parties achieve success in both local elections as well as the elections for the European Parliament.

Belgian Prime Minister announces resignation

The knife in the heart of multicultural Europe

Western Europe is on track to become semi-Islamic in its cultural character, and very quickly. Opinion.

The knife in the heart of multicultural Europe

Danish PM assaulted in Copenhagen

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen assaulted by a man at Kultorvet public square in Copenhagen. Suspect arrested, Frederiksen is reported to be in shock.

Danish PM assaulted in Copenhagen

'Clear and repeated anti-Israel bias'

European Jewish leaders condemn EU High Commissioner

Over 100 Jewish leaders from across Europe met to discuss operational methods to combat the harassment of Jews on the continent and the rising tide of antisemitic hate since October 7.

European Jewish leaders condemn EU High Commissioner

EU foreign policy chief accuses Israel of disobeying ICJ order

Josep Borrell accuses Israel of violating ambigious order by refusing to end all military activity in Rafah despite ICJ judges' statements that the ruling does not contain such an order.

EU foreign policy chief accuses Israel of disobeying ICJ order

Geert Wilders rescues Europe from socialist Open Border disaster

Holland will opt out of the EU open border asylum system and will introduce a tougher approach to terrorism. Op-ed.

Geert Wilders rescues Europe from socialist Open Border disaster

EU expands sanctions on Iran for supplying UAVs to Russia

EU sanctions can now target those supplying or involved in transferring Iranian missiles and drones to Russia for use in its war against Ukraine or to armed groups in the Middle East.

EU expands sanctions on Iran for supplying UAVs to Russia

EU foreign policy chief:

'Several countries will recognize a Palestinian state on May 21'

The comments by Josep Borrell follow a recent statement by Slovenia, Ireland, Malta and Spain that they had agreed to take steps to recognize a Palestinian state.

'Several countries will recognize a Palestinian state on May 21'

The EU Ambassador's surprise visit to Bnei Brak

Ambassador Dimiter Tzantchev reveals the EU has speeded up the implementation of its program for the fight against antisemitism.

The EU Ambassador's surprise visit to Bnei Brak

Due to war in Gaza:

Belgian PM calls for sanctions on Israel

Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo calls for coordinated action within the European Union to impose trade sanctions on Israel, particularly on products originating from “settlements”.

Belgian PM calls for sanctions on Israel

EU on Yom Hashoa:

'We thought this could never happen again, yet it did'

The Ambassadors of the EU states in Israel released a joint statement ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day in the shadow of the October 7th massacre.

'We thought this could never happen again, yet it did'

Foreign Minister Israel Katz:

'We will not allow Khamenei to undermine regional stability'

The Foreign Minister congratulated the EU on the decision to impose new sanctions against Iran.

'We will not allow Khamenei to undermine regional stability'

Following attack on Israel:

EU foreign ministers to discuss sanctions on Iran

European Union foreign ministers to meet in Luxembourg and discuss expanding sanctions on Iran.

EU foreign ministers to discuss sanctions on Iran

EU announces new sanctions on Israelis

Two Israelis, as well as the Israeli groups Hilltop Youth and Lehava, have been targeted for European sanctions including an asset freeze and travel ban.

EU announces new sanctions on Israelis

Following attack on Israel:

EU leaders agree to step up sanctions against Iran

EU leaders condemn Iran's attack on Israel, say they will take further restrictive measures against Iran.

EU leaders agree to step up sanctions against Iran

In response to attack on Israel:

EU to expand its sanctions on Iran

EU top diplomat Josep Borrell says EU members plan to discuss sanctions regime that seeks to curb the supply of Iranian drones to Russia to include the provision of missiles and cover deliveries to Iranian proxies.

EU to expand its sanctions on Iran

EU sanctions Palestinian terror organizations

The European Union has added three Palestinian terrorist organizations to its list of sanctions for their part in the October 7th massacre.

EU sanctions Palestinian terror organizations

EU calls for 'immediate pause' in Gaza fighting

European Union’s 27 leaders urge Israel not to launch a major ground offensive in the city of Rafah.

EU calls for 'immediate pause' in Gaza fighting

EU Foreign Min.: Israel is causing 'famine' in Gaza

EU's Josep Borrell claims Israel is using famine as a 'weapon of war,' Foreign Minister Israel Katz hits back.

EU Foreign Min.: Israel is causing 'famine' in Gaza

Europe funds Hamas university, bans Hungary

How much of the money received by the Islamic University of Gaza from the EU was used to build the tunnels? Is Orban is considered worse than Hamas? Op-ed.

Europe funds Hamas university, bans Hungary

EU top diplomat doubles down:

'Israel helped create Hamas'

European Union foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell says Israel "enabled the development of Hamas" as a rival to Fatah.

'Israel helped create Hamas'

Yesha Council Chairman:

'Traffic jams have become death traps'

EU Amb. Tzantchev 'horrified' by shooting attack near Maaleh Adumim, says European Union 'strongly condemns terrorism.'

'Traffic jams have become death traps'

Except for Hungary

26 EU countries call for pause in Gaza war

The EU countries also reiterate their calls for Israel not to launch an assault on the Gaza city of Rafah.

26 EU countries call for pause in Gaza war

EU launches mission to protect ships from Houthis

European Union launches a mission to help protect international shipping in the Red Sea from attacks by Yemen's Houthi rebels.

EU launches mission to protect ships from Houthis

German FM:

'Iran is the worst violator of human rights'

The German Foreign Minister explains why Iran is still not listed as a terrorist country in the EU, and what the European Union has done against it instead.

'Iran is the worst violator of human rights'

EU foreign ministers:

'Palestinian state the only way to achieve peace'

EU foreign ministers express concern about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s clear rejection of the idea of a two-state solution.

'Palestinian state the only way to achieve peace'

European Council announces:

New framework for sanctioning terror groups

European Council establishes dedicated sanctions framework targeting Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror groups, lists six individuals.

New framework for sanctioning terror groups

EU foreign policy chief:

'Israel financed Hamas to weaken the PA'

Josep Borrell says Hamas was financed by the Israeli government in an attempt to weaken the Palestinian Authority, repeats call for two-state solution.

'Israel financed Hamas to weaken the PA'

Europe's conditions for a permanent ceasefire

The European Parliament voted on a resolution to call for a ceasefire in Gaza on condition that Hamas is dismantled and the hostages are returned.

Europe's conditions for a permanent ceasefire

EU adds Yahya Sinwar to terrorist list

Move to apply santions on Hamas' Gaza leader comes in response to threat posed by Hamas, October 7 massacre.

EU adds Yahya Sinwar to terrorist list

Extreme-right German party gaining support

The extreme-right Alternative for Germany party has gained 14 percent in public approval polls compared to 10 percent in the last election.

Extreme-right German party gaining support

The whole earth has come under the jurisdiction of Islam

Europe is in turmoil due to the mass migration policies of the EU elites. Immigration is the dominant issue throughout the EU. Opinion

The whole earth has come under the jurisdiction of Islam

Not a word about the hostages:

European Union representatives visit Arab town

European Union delegation visits Huwara, speaks about alleged 'terror attacks by settlers.'

European Union representatives visit Arab town

EU condemns Hamas for using civilians as human shields

European Union also urges Israel to show "maximum restraint" to protect civilians from the war it is waging against Hamas.

EU condemns Hamas for using civilians as human shields

Danon to EU: 'Don't accept the existence of Hamas'

Likud MK Danny Danon urged European lawmakers to support Israel's campaign to eradicate Hamas.

Danon to EU: 'Don't accept the existence of Hamas'

European Israel Allies Caucuses condemn Iran-sponsored terrorism

Chairs of European Israel Allies Caucuses release resolution condemning Iran’s state-sponsored terrorism & war crimes against Israel.

European Israel Allies Caucuses condemn Iran-sponsored terrorism

The Left’s plan for Europe: an islamized Brazil

The Left hopes for cross-breeding, a mix of race and culture. But there is no crossbreeding, there is ethnic-religious conquest. Op-ed.

The Left’s plan for Europe: an islamized Brazil

Binyamin Region:

Activists protesting EU and leftist delegation attacked

Im Tirtzu activists went to protest a delegation of diplomats from the European Union and B'Tselem and were attacked by Arabs.

Activists protesting EU and leftist delegation attacked

Swedish citizen arrested by Iran

Iranian authorities confirmed that a Swedish citizen has been arrested, but did not comment on the charges against him.

Swedish citizen arrested by Iran

EU 'concerned' by judicial reforms

European Union reacts to passage of 'Reasonableness Standard' bill, the first piece of judicial reform legislation.

EU 'concerned' by judicial reforms

EU envoy:

'Israeli operation in Jenin violated international law'

EU envoy to PA-assigned territories visits Jenin, claims Israel's use of force during operation was disproportional.

'Israeli operation in Jenin violated international law'

Europe's nosy attitude towards Israel's private matters.

It's a case of scratch my back, I'll scratch yours and the lotion used is oil. Just what does 'political support' really mean? Op-ed.

Europe's nosy attitude towards Israel's private matters.

ADL: Antisemitic stereotypes deeply entrenched across Europe

Survey finds one in four residents of European countries harbor extensive anti-Jewish attitudes.

ADL: Antisemitic stereotypes deeply entrenched across Europe

EU ambassadors:

'We won't stand idly when Israel's right to exist is questioned'

Joint statement by EU ambassadors to Israel pledges to fight antisemitism, says 'unacceptable' that hatred of Jews rears its head today.

'We won't stand idly when Israel's right to exist is questioned'

Top EU official to Israel:

'Disavow Smotrich's comments on Palestinian people'

EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs denounces Smotrich's comments: I call on the Israeli government to disavow those comments.

'Disavow Smotrich's comments on Palestinian people'

EU concerned Hungary may move embassy to Jerusalem

European Commission’s spokesman for foreign affairs reiterates EU policy is not to open embassies in Jerusalem.

EU concerned Hungary may move embassy to Jerusalem

European Union demands end to 'settler violence' and Arab terror

EU condemns Arab shooting attacks that killed 3 Israelis, while also demanding end to 'settler violence,' following riots in Huwara.

European Union demands end to 'settler violence' and Arab terror

Israel expels European Union parliament member

Anti-Israel EU parliament member from Spain refused entry into Israel as part of diplomatic mission, is forced to return home.

Israel expels European Union parliament member

EU blasts Shechem operation:

'Use of force must be in full respect of international law'

EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs calls on both sides to restore calm following IDF counterterorrism operation in Shechem.

'Use of force must be in full respect of international law'

EU criticizes Israel:

'Settlements are illegal under international law'

European Union criticizes plans to authorize communities in Judea and Samaria: Important to consider steps to de-escalate the situation.

'Settlements are illegal under international law'

PA cabinet leader:

'Boycott the settlements'

PA cabinet leader asks European Union countries to take measures against "settlers" who hold European citizenship.

'Boycott the settlements'

EU exploring legal options to blacklist IRGC

Paris and Berlin voiced their support for the measure, officials tell The Financial Times.

EU exploring legal options to blacklist IRGC

Herzog departs for Brussels:

'I will have the privilege of speaking for the State of Israel'

President Isaac Herzog to meet Belgian King, visit a Jewish school, meet local Jewish leaders and speak before the European Parliament.

'I will have the privilege of speaking for the State of Israel'

Iran threatens 'reciprocal' measures if IRGC is blacklisted

Iran's Foreign Minister says his country will blacklist elements of EU countries if the IRGC is blacklisted by Europe.

Iran threatens 'reciprocal' measures if IRGC is blacklisted

IRGC commander to EU:

'Don't make a mistake by blacklisting us'

IRGC chief: If the Europeans make a mistake, they must accept the consequences.

'Don't make a mistake by blacklisting us'

EU to sanction Iran officials, IRGC blacklist still under debate

EU will impose new sanctions on 37 Iranian officials and organizations, but will stop short for now of blacklisting the Revolutionary Guard.

EU to sanction Iran officials, IRGC blacklist still under debate

Iran:

'EU would be shooting itself in the foot if it blacklists IRGC'

Iran's Foreign Minister warns EU against blacklisting the IRGC following non-binding vote on the issue by the European Parliament.

'EU would be shooting itself in the foot if it blacklists IRGC'

European Parliament votes in favor of IRGC blacklist

European Parliament calls on EU to list Iran's Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization. The vote is non-binding.

European Parliament votes in favor of IRGC blacklist

Demand in the EU:

Designate Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization

Germany and the Netherlands are leading the demand which stems from the concern about Iran-Russian ties and the suppression of protests.

Designate Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization