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Brazil:

Court denies Bolsonaro's request for passport for Israel trip

Brazil’s Supreme Court denies request by former president Jair Bolsonaro’s lawyers that his passport be returned to him so that he can travel to Israel in May.

Court denies Bolsonaro's request for passport for Israel trip

Bolsonaro to court:

'Allow me to travel to Israel'

Brazil’s former President asks federal authorities to return his passport and authorize travel to Israel so he can accept an event invitation from Prime Minister Netanyahu to visit in May.

'Allow me to travel to Israel'

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Israeli flags fly at pro-Bolsonaro rally in Brazil

Israeli flags flown at rally in support of former Brazilian President, following outrageous anti-Israel comments by the current President.

Israeli flags fly at pro-Bolsonaro rally in Brazil

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Israel's national anthem with Brazil's former President

Jair Bolsonaro posts clip from Buenos Aires, in which he is seen alongside a young boy who is singing Israel’s national anthem.

Israel's national anthem with Brazil's former President

Brazil:

Bolsonaro barred from public office for eight years

Former President barred from public office for making unfounded claims against the country's voting system.

Bolsonaro barred from public office for eight years

Bolsonaro to return to Brazil on March 30

Brazil's former President left the country for the United States two days before his term ended.

Bolsonaro to return to Brazil on March 30

Bolsonaro:

'I plan to return to Brazil in March'

Former Brazilian President says he plans to defend himself against accusations he incited attacks on government buildings.

'I plan to return to Brazil in March'

Bolsonaro seeks six-month tourist visa to remain in US

Jair Bolsonaro is under investigation in his country for alleged involvement in January 8 attacks in Brasilia.

Bolsonaro seeks six-month tourist visa to remain in US

Bolsonaro condemns 'invasions' by his supporters

Brazil's former President says successor's accusations that he incited his supporters are "baseless".

Bolsonaro condemns 'invasions' by his supporters

Biden:

'I condemn the assault on democracy in Brazil'

US President offers support for Brazil after supporters of former President invade Congress, presidential palace and Supreme Court.

'I condemn the assault on democracy in Brazil'

Brazilian President:

'The vandals will be found and punished'

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva denounces supporters of his predecessor who stormed Congress.

'The vandals will be found and punished'

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Bolsonaro supporters storm Brazilian congress

Supporters of the former president refuse to accept that their candidate lost his bid for reelection, claiming the election was stolen.

Bolsonaro supporters storm Brazilian congress

Brazil:

Court rejects Bolsonaro's bid to challenge election results

Head of Brazil's electoral court rejects Bolsonaro's complaint against run-off vote.

Court rejects Bolsonaro's bid to challenge election results

Brazil:

Bolsonaro challenges election results

Brazilian President says votes from some machines should be "invalidated".

Bolsonaro challenges election results

Brazil:

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins presidential runoff

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva defeats incumbent Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva wins presidential runoff

Brazil:

Top two presidential candidates headed for runoff

Incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro and former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will face off in second round on October 30.

Top two presidential candidates headed for runoff

Brazilian President:

'Brazil will remain neutral on Russia-Ukraine'

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro declines to condemn Russian President.

'Brazil will remain neutral on Russia-Ukraine'

Brazil's President criticizes children's vaccines

Jair Bolsonaro criticizes country's health regulator for authorizing vaccination of children aged 5 to 11.

Brazil's President criticizes children's vaccines

Brazilian President hospitalized with intestinal blockage

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may need to undergo surgery.

Brazilian President hospitalized with intestinal blockage

Brazilian President: I won't vaccinate my daughter

Jair Bolsonaro says he will not vaccinate his 11-year-old daughter against COVID-19.

Brazilian President: I won't vaccinate my daughter

Brazil's President 'bored' by questions on COVID-19 death toll

Jair Bolsonaro tells reporter he does not want to be "bored" with questions about 600,000 COVID-19 deaths in his country.

Brazil's President 'bored' by questions on COVID-19 death toll

Brazil's president forced to dine on NYC street over vax mandate

'I have natural immunity, why do I need vaccine?' Bolsonaro and de Blasio spar over vaccine mandate during president's visit for UN speech.

Brazil's president forced to dine on NYC street over vax mandate

Brazilian President welcomes granddaughter of top Nazi official

Jewish groups slam Brazilian President Bolsonaro’s warm welcome to granddaughter of Hitler’s finance minister.

Brazilian President welcomes granddaughter of top Nazi official

Brazil's President hospitalized - for hiccups

A 10-day bout of hiccups sent Pres. Jair Bolsonaro to hospital, where an intestinal blockage was discovered.

Brazil's President hospitalized - for hiccups

Brazilian President hospitalized, could require surgery

Jair Bolsonaro hospitalized following abdominal pain, persistent hiccups.

Brazilian President hospitalized, could require surgery

Brazil's President fined after failing to wear mask in public

Jair Bolsonaro fined for failure to wear a mask after leading thousands of motorcyclist supporters through the streets of Sao Paulo.

Brazil's President fined after failing to wear mask in public

Brazil's President suggests COVID-19 is 'biological warfare'

'Could we be fighting a new war?' Bolsonaro says, without naming China.

Brazil's President suggests COVID-19 is 'biological warfare'

Brazil's President congratulates Biden

Jair Bolsonaro, who was close to Trump, waited until after Electoral College confirmed Biden's victory to congratulate him.

Brazil's President congratulates Biden

Brazil's President insists he won't get a COVID vaccine shot

Bolsonaro added that Brazilians won't be forced to be vaccinated.

Brazil's President insists he won't get a COVID vaccine shot

Brazil's President on US elections: Are they already finished?

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro asks whether the vote in the US is really over.

Brazil's President on US elections: Are they already finished?

Yair Netanyahu interviews son of Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro

Prime Minister Netanyahu's son, Yair, debuts podcast with interview with son of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro.

Yair Netanyahu interviews son of Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro

Brazilian President endorses Trump

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro becomes latest world leader to endorsed US President.

Brazilian President endorses Trump

Brazilian President: Reporters are 'wimps'

Jair Bolsonaro verbally attacks journalists, says they have a heightened chance of dying of COVID-19 because they are not athletic.

Brazilian President: Reporters are 'wimps'

Brazil's president tests negative after getting sick a 3rd time

Brazil's president infected a 3rd time since July 7, says he's symptom-free again.

Brazil's president tests negative after getting sick a 3rd time

Brazilian President again tests positive for COVID-19

The President has been in self-isolation since first testing positive for the virus on July 7.

Brazilian President again tests positive for COVID-19

Brazilian President again tests positive for COVID-19

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tells reporters he has again tested positive for coronavirus.

Brazilian President again tests positive for COVID-19

Brazilian Press Association to sue President Bolsonaro

Brazilian Press Association says President Jair Bolsonaro possibly exposed members of the media to COVID-19.

Brazilian Press Association to sue President Bolsonaro

Brazilian president tests positive for coronavirus

President Jair Bolsonaro says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

Brazilian president tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President undergoes another coronavirus test

Brazilian President says he has undergone another test for coronavirus following reports he has COVID-19 symptoms.

Brazilian President undergoes another coronavirus test

Netanyahu offers Brazil help with coronavirus outbreak

PM speaks with Brazilian President Bolsonaro, offers cooperation with Brazilian industries, access to Israeli experts in fighting COVID-19.

Netanyahu offers Brazil help with coronavirus outbreak

'Work, unity and the truth will set Brazil free'

Brazil’s president criticized for coronavirus motto that recalls ‘Arbeit macht frei,’ the infamous Auschwitz gate sign.

'Work, unity and the truth will set Brazil free'

Brazilian President fires health minister

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro fires his health minister over series of disagreements on efforts to contain coronavirus.

Brazilian President fires health minister

Brazilian President again tests negative for coronavirus

Jair Bolsonaro announces his second test for coronavirus was negative.

Brazilian President again tests negative for coronavirus

Brazilian President denies testing positive for coronavirus

"Don't believe in the fake news media!" says Jair Bolsonaro after reports say he tested positive for COVID-19.

Brazilian President denies testing positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President Bolsonaro 'lauds' US peace plan

Trump hosts Bolsonaro at Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, where the 2 discuss a range of issues.

Brazilian President Bolsonaro 'lauds' US peace plan

Brazilian culture minister fired after Goebbels quote

Brazilian secretary of culture Roberto Alvim fired after apparently quoting Nazi Minister of Propaganda in a video posted a day earlier.

Brazilian culture minister fired after Goebbels quote

Brazil's first step towards Jerusalem embassy move

President Bolsonaro will 'for sure' move embassy to Jerusalem, says his son, as Brazil opens up trade center in Israel's capital.

Brazil's first step towards Jerusalem embassy move

Israeli ambassador: Why harm Israel-Brazil relations?

Israeli ambassador refuses to attend conference of umbrella Jewish organization over leader's criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro.

Israeli ambassador: Why harm Israel-Brazil relations?

Israel to aid Brazil in fight against devastating Amazon fire

As fires devastate Amazon rainforest, Israel offers Brazil aid in battling the blazes.

Israel to aid Brazil in fight against devastating Amazon fire

Israeli diplomat hides non-kosher meal with Brazilian president

Expensive, non-kosher meal between Israeli ambassador Yossi Shelley and Brazilian president 'censored' in picture.

Israeli diplomat hides non-kosher meal with Brazilian president

Bolsonaro clarifies remarks on Holocaust

Jair Bolsonaro: Forgiveness is something personal, my speech was never meant to be used in a historical context.

Bolsonaro clarifies remarks on Holocaust

Rivlin: We will never forgive and never forget

Israel's Pres. Rivlin promises Jewish people will 'never forgive and never forget,' says 'no one' can order Jews to forgive Holocaust.

Rivlin: We will never forgive and never forget

Yad Yashem blasts Brazil's Bolsonaro for Holocaust comments

'It is not the place of any person to determine whether the crimes of the Holocaust can be forgiven,' Yad Vashem states.

Yad Yashem blasts Brazil's Bolsonaro for Holocaust comments

Brazilian President asserts Holocaust crimes can be forgiven

Speaking with evangelical pastors, Jair Bolsonaro says crimes of the Holocaust can be forgiven, but shouldn’t be forgotten.

Brazilian President asserts Holocaust crimes can be forgiven

Brazil's President congratulates Netanyahu

Jair Bolsonaro tweets congratulations to Netanyahu: Bibi is a great leader.

Brazil's President congratulates Netanyahu

Brazilian President: I haven't changed my mind on embassy

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tells local radio station he hasn't changed his mind about relocating Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem.

Brazilian President: I haven't changed my mind on embassy

Brazil president after visit to Yad Vashem: Nazis were leftists

Bolsonaro says that the Nazi party’s official name, the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, contains the word 'socialist.'

Brazil president after visit to Yad Vashem: Nazis were leftists

Brazilian opposition leader supports Palestinian Arabs

Brazil’s opposition leader in the Senate tells PA envoy President Bolsonaro does not represent the conscience of the Brazilian people.

Brazilian opposition leader supports Palestinian Arabs

'We welcome you as our dearest friends'

Netanyahu and Brazilian President visit Israeli innovation exhibition, meet Israeli and Brazilian businesspeople.

'We welcome you as our dearest friends'

Watch: Netanyahu, Bolsonaro invite Brazilian athletes to Israel

PM Netanyahu and Brazilian President Bolsonaro invite Brazilian soccer player Neymar and surfer Gabriel Medina to Israel.

Watch: Netanyahu, Bolsonaro invite Brazilian athletes to Israel