Foreign Affairs

Russia: US sanctions won't 'help' Biden-Putin summit

Russia: US sanctions won't 'help' Biden-Putin summit

Russia summons US ambassador to warn against imposing new sanctions in retaliation for election interference.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 4:26 PM
US Sec. of State Blinken makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

US Sec. of State Blinken makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

Antony Blinken, US Sec. of State, visits Afghanistan, speaking with local officials, US troops. 'The partnership is changing but enduring.'Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 4:13 PM
Blue and White displayed around the world

Blue and White displayed around the world

Displays in honor of Israel's 73rd Independence Day shown at different locations around the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 11:09 AM
Khamenei: US proposals not worth considering

Khamenei: US proposals not worth considering

Iranian Supreme Leader rejects 'arrogant' American proposals in nuclear negotiations, reiterates demand that sanctions be lifted first.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wednesday, 6:55 PM
Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60% in response to Natanz attack

Iran vows to enrich uranium to 60% in response to Natanz attack

Iranian negotiator in Vienna says Islamic Republic to add 1,000 new centrifuges after Natanz nuclear facility damaged in possible sabotage.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 4:52 PM
Backlash after Japan opts to dump radioactive water into Pacific Ocean

Backlash after Japan opts to dump radioactive water into Pacific Ocean

Japan planning to dump treated water from Fukushima into the Pacific Ocean, as China warns of possible action.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuesday, 1:51 PM
PM Netanyahu: 'Iran is working towards Israel's annihilation'

PM Netanyahu: 'Iran is working towards Israel's annihilation'

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets with US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 3:31 PM
First senior Biden Admin. official visits Israel

First senior Biden Admin. official visits Israel

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in Israel for 2-day visit to meet Defense Minister Gantz and Prime Minister Netanyahu.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 10:52 AM
Giant lizard goes shopping in Thailand

Giant lizard goes shopping in Thailand

Shoppers in a Thai supermarket were treated to the sight of a massive monitor lizard browsing the aisles.Arutz Sheva Staff, Saturday, 11:56 PM
'Time has come to open an Azerbaijan embassy in Israel'

'Time has come to open an Azerbaijan embassy in Israel'

Azeri official: The Azeri people and the Jewish people have a long history together, the historic ties are deep.Elad Benari, Canada, Saturday, 1:09 AM
South African BDS activist gives pro-Hitler university lecture

South African BDS activist gives pro-Hitler university lecture

BDS activist being investigated by the University of Cape Town for defending Hitler in lecture he gave to students the week of Yom HaShoah.Dan Verbin, 4/9/2021, 5:43 AM
Nazi propaganda in Arabic revealed for the first time

Nazi propaganda in Arabic revealed for the first time

Israeli radio reveals old Nazi Arabic recording of 2 Moroccan soldiers seeking to defect to Germany to liberate Morocco.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2021, 3:36 PM
Report: US prevented top Nazi official from being extradited

Report: US prevented top Nazi official from being extradited

Top Nazi official who spied for US was allowed to avoid trial until his death in 1975.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 4/8/2021, 7:37 AM
Holocaust survivor: 'Medical mandates today are a major step backward toward genocide'

Holocaust survivor: 'Medical mandates today are a major step backward toward genocide'

Vera Sharav, founder of the Alliance for Human Research Protection, speaks to German Corona Committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 10:57 PM
Biden to restore aid to UNRWA

Biden to restore aid to UNRWA

US President may increase aid to UNRWA over previous levels as he reverses Trump moves cutting aid to PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 8:24 PM
Global medical industry leaders join March of the Living

Global medical industry leaders join March of the Living

Pfizer CEO, Teva Pharmaceuticals CEO and Dr. Anthony Fauci will join annual Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2021, 12:36 AM
US Ambassador to the UN attacks Assad regime's chemical attacks

US Ambassador to the UN attacks Assad regime's chemical attacks

US Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield: Horrific banned weapons are being used against innocent people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2021, 11:42 PM
Amb, Erdan: Holocaust deniers disgrace memory of victims, threaten us all

Amb, Erdan: Holocaust deniers disgrace memory of victims, threaten us all

Israel’s Ambassador to the US and UN participates in virtual event with US State Department to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2021, 10:43 PM
Iranian ship allegedly lying on vital oil route, Tasnim News Agency confirms ship was hit

Iranian ship allegedly lying on vital oil route, Tasnim News Agency confirms ship was hit

Reports suggest the Saviz, stationed strategically on the coast of Yemen, forming a natural choke point.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2021, 10:11 PM
Danon: US will lose all leverage if it returns to Iran nuclear deal

Danon: US will lose all leverage if it returns to Iran nuclear deal

World Likud chairman and former Israeli Ambassador to the UN warns Biden Admin. against returning to 2015 nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2021, 8:30 PM
Sudan abolishes Israel boycott law

Sudan abolishes Israel boycott law

Repeal of law banning any dealings with Israel and Israelis paves way for full normalization between the countries.Gary Willig, 4/6/2021, 6:01 PM
North Korea drops out of Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19

North Korea drops out of Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19

North Korea says it will skip s Olympic Games to "protect players from COVID-19".Elad Benari, 4/6/2021, 5:05 AM
Expert: UK variant should be thought of as a new virus

Expert: UK variant should be thought of as a new virus

Dean of National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine says UK mutation affects young people more than original strain.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2021, 10:30 PM
Jewish Activists in the US Calling for an End to Uyghur Suffering

Jewish Activists in the US Calling for an End to Uyghur Suffering

Rabbis and Jewish Activists Aim to Put an End to Uyghur OppressionAkiva Spiegelman, 4/5/2021, 4:37 PM
Russia may be building its military power - in the Arctic

Russia may be building its military power - in the Arctic

New 'superweapon' stealth torpedo capable of radiating target coastline, causing severe environmental damage, CNN reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2021, 3:01 PM
Taiwan: Train crash leaves at least 51 dead

Taiwan: Train crash leaves at least 51 dead

Truck falls into train's path, causing it to derail and killing at least 51 people.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2021, 3:08 PM
Ambassador Tzipi Hotovely: A Bridge to London

Ambassador Tzipi Hotovely: A Bridge to London

Israeli Ambassador to the UK Tzipi Hotovely describes how her family has adapted to being away from home during the COVID period.Hadas Tzuri, 3/31/2021, 10:42 PM
Russia: Alexei Navalny announces hunger strike

Russia: Alexei Navalny announces hunger strike

Russian opposition leader accuses prison officials of depriving him of proper medical care and sleep.Gary Willig, 3/31/2021, 8:06 PM
Sudan gives US $335 million to compensate terror victims

Sudan gives US $335 million to compensate terror victims

US receives compensation for terrorist attacks carried out by al Qaeda in exchange for removing Sudan from terror sponsor list.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2021, 4:08 PM
Leader of extremist haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor arrested in Guatemala

Leader of extremist haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor arrested in Guatemala

Yaakov Weinstein of Lev Tahor arrested on first day of Pesach on suspicion of kidnapping.Shira Hanau/JTA, 3/30/2021, 10:18 PM
'Chag sameach from ScoMo and J-Fry': Austrlian PM, Treasurer, wish Jews a happy Passover

'Chag sameach from ScoMo and J-Fry': Austrlian PM, Treasurer, wish Jews a happy Passover

Australian PM Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg wish Jews around the world a happy holiday, the Australian Jewish News reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2021, 1:43 PM
New report shows China still not certain where COVID-19 comes from

New report shows China still not certain where COVID-19 comes from

New report by Chinese, WHO, scientists says possibility COVID-19 escaped from lab is 'extremely unlikely.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2021, 12:00 PM
Suez Canal crisis: Ever Given free, on the move

Suez Canal crisis: Ever Given free, on the move

Ship which had blocked global shipping through Suez Canal for nearly a week finally pulled free.Gary Willig, 3/29/2021, 4:35 PM
Senior Brazil official accused of making white supremacist sign

Senior Brazil official accused of making white supremacist sign

Brazilian president’s adviser accused of making white supremacist sign during legislative session.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 3/29/2021, 7:45 AM
North Korea says it fired 'tactical guided projectile'

North Korea says it fired 'tactical guided projectile'

North Korea says it fired new projectile that was improved to carry a 2.5-ton warhead.Elad Benari, 3/25/2021, 11:59 PM
Bloomberg: Israel now among most 'COVID-Safe' places in the world

Bloomberg: Israel now among most 'COVID-Safe' places in the world

Successful vaccination campaign puts Israel among 5 safest places in the world for COVID according to new ranking.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2021, 10:22 PM
200 scholars draft anti-Semitism definition excluding Israel boycotts

200 scholars draft anti-Semitism definition excluding Israel boycotts

'Jerusalem Declaration on Anti-Semitism' seeks to replace IHRA definition excluding much criticism of IsraelRon Kampeas/JTA, 3/25/2021, 9:00 PM
Argentine soccer fans chant about ‘killing the Jews to make soap’

Argentine soccer fans chant about ‘killing the Jews to make soap’

Fans of a Buenos Aires-based soccer team chant about “killing the Jews to make soap” before game against a team with history of Jewish fans.JTA, 3/25/2021, 8:32 PM
US restoring assistance programs for the Palestinian Authority

US restoring assistance programs for the Palestinian Authority

US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield says US resuming $15 million in aid to PA, says much criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic.Gary Willig, 3/25/2021, 6:50 PM
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny under brutal conditions in penal colony

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny under brutal conditions in penal colony

Accused of breaking parole while in Germany & serving 2.5-year prison term, Navalny says he's in 'real concentration camp.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2021, 1:47 PM
Report: North Korea fired projectile into the sea

Report: North Korea fired projectile into the sea

This marks North Korea's second missile launch in recent days.Elad Benari, 3/25/2021, 1:03 AM
'Durban IV is another attempt to turn fight against racism against Jews'

'Durban IV is another attempt to turn fight against racism against Jews'

Anne Bayefsky slams Biden Admin. for invoking anti-Semitic Durban conference, warns against repeat this year.Gary Willig, 3/24/2021, 10:39 PM
North Korea launched two projectiles

North Korea launched two projectiles

US officials say move is on 'low end of the spectrum,' report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2021, 8:45 AM
Brazilian political party leader says Jews ‘sacrificed children’

Brazilian political party leader says Jews ‘sacrificed children’

Labor Party chairman Roberto Jefferson accuses Jews of child sacrifice to 'Satanic deity' Baal.Marcus M. Gilban, JTA, 3/23/2021, 2:59 PM
Ambassador Erdan hosts International Water Day event

Ambassador Erdan hosts International Water Day event

Israel’s Ambassador to the United States and United Nations Gilad Erdan hosts event highlighting innovative water reuse technologies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2021, 9:10 PM
Putin to get COVID vaccine tomorrow

Putin to get COVID vaccine tomorrow

Russian president says he will receive one of the domestically produced coronavirus vaccines.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2021, 3:22 PM
Turkey withdraws from accord to combat violence against women

Turkey withdraws from accord to combat violence against women

Turkish President Erdogan provides no explanation after withdrawing from Istanbul Accords protecting women from domestic violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2021, 2:28 PM
Pakistan leader Imran Khan has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19

Pakistan leader Imran Khan has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19

Pakistan's PM Imran Khan has reportedly contracted the Coronavirus after receiving 1st dose of Chinese vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2021, 11:53 AM
Watch: Iceland volcano erupts

Watch: Iceland volcano erupts

Aerial footage showed lava snaking its way down an Icelandic volcano near Reykjavik. The last eruption there was some 800 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2021, 8:01 PM
'Inquisition against the Jewish State at UN Human Rights Council'

'Inquisition against the Jewish State at UN Human Rights Council'

Following UN Human Rights Council session, Wiesenthal Centre speaks out against 'inquisition' against Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2021, 10:49 AM
Macron to Rivlin: France very concerned by Iranian nuclear issue

Macron to Rivlin: France very concerned by Iranian nuclear issue

Israeli President continues tour of Europe with visit to France, says attempts to stop Israel from defending itself at the Hague will fail.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2021, 7:12 PM
Tanzanian President John Magufuli dies at 61

Tanzanian President John Magufuli dies at 61

Tanzanian president who vocally opposed Covid measures dies after what the government said was a battle with 'heart complications.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2021, 2:55 PM
Russia demands apology for Joe Biden's 'killer' statement

Russia demands apology for Joe Biden's 'killer' statement

Russia demanding apology for US Pres. Biden's claim that Russian Pres. Putin is a 'killer,' senior Russian lawmaker says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2021, 12:54 PM
North Korean diplomat: US overtures are a 'cheap trick'

North Korean diplomat: US overtures are a 'cheap trick'

Top North Korean diplomat: We have only heard lunatic theory from the new US administration.Elad Benari, 3/18/2021, 5:32 AM
Israeli, US ambassadors urge world to fight domestic violence

Israeli, US ambassadors urge world to fight domestic violence

Israeli Ambassador Erdan and US Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield urge world to adopt new technologies, ramp up fight against domestic violence.Nitsan Keidar, 3/18/2021, 4:39 AM
Putin recalls Russian ambassador to Washington

Putin recalls Russian ambassador to Washington

Russia angered after US President calls Vladimir Putin a "killer" in TV interview.Gary Willig, 3/17/2021, 8:04 PM
President welcomed in Vienna in official reception ceremony

President welcomed in Vienna in official reception ceremony

Rivlin welcomed in Vienna in an official reception ceremony and holds working meetings with the President and the Chancellor of Austria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2021, 4:54 PM