UN High Commissioner 'politicizing' office against Israel

UN High Commissioner 'politicizing' office against Israel

Foreign Ministry: 'Israel has lost any faith in High Commissioner's abilities to promote human rights in our region in fair manner.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2020, 5:32 PM
Alon Ushpiz appointed Director-General of the Foreign Ministry

Alon Ushpiz appointed Director-General of the Foreign Ministry

Ushpiz will replace current Director-General Yuval Rotem, who asked Minister Ashkenazi to leave the post after a lengthy term in office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2020, 1:02 AM
Government approves new ambassador to Egypt

Government approves new ambassador to Egypt

Government approves appointment of Amira Oron as Israeli ambassador to Egypt and of Bat-Eden Kate as Israeli ambassador to Turkmenistan.Ben Ariel, 6/8/2020, 4:03 AM
Half a million Persian-language followers for Israeli foreign ministry

Half a million Persian-language followers for Israeli foreign ministry

Foreign Ministry's Persian language Instagram account reaches half a million followers, with many inquiries about immigrating to Israel.Nitzan Keidar, 5/31/2020, 1:50 PM
Israeli initiative promotes fight against coronavirus

Israeli initiative promotes fight against coronavirus

Foreign Ministry and National Emergency Authority initiate international conference on transition strategies following coronavirus pandemic.Nitsan Keidar, 5/4/2020, 4:40 AM
'No place for anti-Semitism at UNESCO or in the world'

'No place for anti-Semitism at UNESCO or in the world'

Israel's Foreign Ministry responds to decision to remove Belgian carnival from list of UNESCO events.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/14/2019, 6:43 PM
Israel will attend Dubai Exhibition 2020

Israel will attend Dubai Exhibition 2020

Israel's participation in international event agreed in secret visit by Foreign Ministry Director; FM Katz: 'Upgrade in Israel's status.'Mordechai Sones, 12/10/2019, 5:25 PM
Israeli embassies, consulates go on strike

Israeli embassies, consulates go on strike

Israeli offices overseas close 'until further notice' after workers declare strike amid dispute with Finance Ministry.Nitsan Keidar, 10/30/2019, 8:39 AM
Israeli Consul in Moscow visits Naama Issachar

Israeli Consul in Moscow visits Naama Issachar

Israeli Consul in Moscow visits Naama Issachar in Russian prison, forwards a letter from her mother.Ido Ben Porat, 10/24/2019, 5:29 AM
Israeli diplomats go on strike

Israeli diplomats go on strike

Israel's Foreign Ministry and employees of the Defense Ministry go on strike over financial dispute with Treasury.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/26/2019, 3:13 PM
Flying to Uman? Don't forget travel insurance

Flying to Uman? Don't forget travel insurance

Foreign Ministry provides safety tips to those who plan on being in Uman for Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 2:12 PM
Poll: Israel's foreign relations are a success

Poll: Israel's foreign relations are a success

Most Israelis think that Israel has succeeded in its diplomatic activities in the US, Europe and the Arab countries.Nitsan Keidar, 9/11/2019, 5:27 AM
Foreign Ministry halts diplomatic activity over budget shortfall

Foreign Ministry halts diplomatic activity over budget shortfall

Israeli Foreign Ministry freezes diplomatic activity worldwide - after running short on cash.Marcy Oster, JTA, 9/8/2019, 10:53 PM
Ukraine and Israel prepare for Uman pilgrimage

Ukraine and Israel prepare for Uman pilgrimage

Israeli consulate hosts meeting of Israeli, Ukrainian, agencies in preparation for annual pilgrimage to Uman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/4/2019, 1:22 PM
Transfer of embassies to Jerusalem to be 'national priority'

Transfer of embassies to Jerusalem to be 'national priority'

Foreign Ministry approves NIS 50 million budget to meet demands countries make to move their embassies to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/28/2019, 9:09 AM
Journalists from Saudi Arabia, Iraq to visit Israel

Journalists from Saudi Arabia, Iraq to visit Israel

The Foreign Ministry is hosting a delegation of journalists from Arab countries this week.Nitzan Keidar, 7/21/2019, 7:15 PM
Why didn't Pompeo meet Israel's Foreign Minister?

Why didn't Pompeo meet Israel's Foreign Minister?

Foreign Minister Katz visited Washington, but US Sec. of State Pompeo did not have time to meet him. Here's what happened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2019, 10:16 PM
'We didn't agree to Palestinian accompaniment on Temple Mount'

'We didn't agree to Palestinian accompaniment on Temple Mount'

Chilean embassy in Israel clarifies President's visit to Temple Mount in which PA officials were present.Nitsan Keidar, 6/27/2019, 2:37 AM
'Historic opportunity that won't come back'

'Historic opportunity that won't come back'

Foreign Ministry cadets tour Samaria. Hotovely: Israel in new era when idea of applying Israeli law to Judea and Samaria becomes practical.Mordechai Sones, 6/11/2019, 8:56 PM
Foreign Ministry warns Sinai vacationers

Foreign Ministry warns Sinai vacationers

Signs posted at Egyptian border crossing warning Israelis about possible terrorist attacks in Sinai.Nitsan Keidar, 4/16/2019, 5:13 AM
Will diplomats' votes not be counted?

Will diplomats' votes not be counted?

Foreign Ministry workers' committee announces it will not transfer votes of diplomats abroad in protest against Finance Ministry moves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2019, 3:18 PM
Voting begins in Israel's general election - for overseas staff

Voting begins in Israel's general election - for overseas staff

Israeli diplomats and foreign ministry employees serving overseas cast first ballots in Israel's elections.Nitzan Keidar, 3/28/2019, 8:21 PM
Katz against the UNHRC: Theater of the absurd

Katz against the UNHRC: Theater of the absurd

Acting Foreign Minister asks foreign ministers of 26 countries not to support an anti-Israeli resolution at UN Human Rights Council.Elad Benari, 3/20/2019, 6:37 AM
Chile: 11 Israelis still hospitalized

Chile: 11 Israelis still hospitalized

Situation of 2 very difficult, 1 seriously injured, rest in moderate condition. Some will soon be flown to Israel for further treatment.Mordechai Sones, 2/26/2019, 10:40 PM
Report: Two Likud ministers are top picks for Foreign Minister

Report: Two Likud ministers are top picks for Foreign Minister

Transportation Minister, Energy Minister, are PM Netanyahu's top candidates for Foreign Ministry post.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2019, 11:49 PM
Netanyahu to select new Foreign Minister Sunday

Netanyahu to select new Foreign Minister Sunday

Too many ministries: PM to tap new Foreign Minister on Sunday, after ruling that he cannot serve as PM, Defense Minister, and FM.Nitsan Keidar, 2/14/2019, 6:14 PM
Jordanian minister tramples on Israeli flag

Jordanian minister tramples on Israeli flag

Foreign Ministry lodges protest after Jordanian Information Minister tramples on an Israeli flag.Tzvi Lev, 12/29/2018, 9:38 PM
The controversy surrounding the visit of the President of Chad

The controversy surrounding the visit of the President of Chad

Foreign Ministry sought to condition visit of Chad President Idriss Deby on immediate renewal of relations between Chad and Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2018, 8:03 PM
Israelis arrested after bullet found in luggage

Israelis arrested after bullet found in luggage

2 Israelis arrested in Georgia after bullet found in luggage. Pair were released - on condition they not return to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2018, 2:48 PM
Netanyahu: Iran deal had one positive factor

Netanyahu: Iran deal had one positive factor

Prime Minister Netanyahu says Iran nuclear deal brought Israel closer to the Arab world.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2018, 4:15 AM
Surprise strike at Israeli embassies around the world

Surprise strike at Israeli embassies around the world

600 local staff members at Israeli diplomatic missions around the world to strike in protest over pay conditions, halting diplomatic work.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2018, 5:43 PM
Israel demanded - and BBC changed its headline

Israel demanded - and BBC changed its headline

Foreign Ministry points out BBC title is a 'lie,' news site responds by changing title to reflect reality.Nitsan Keidar, 8/9/2018, 10:54 AM
Foreign Ministry: Turkish group entered on forged visa

Foreign Ministry: Turkish group entered on forged visa

Israel denies 90 Turkish citizens entry for tour of Islamic holy places.JTA, 7/30/2018, 4:40 PM
Bestselling Israeli history professor boycotting Jewish State?

Bestselling Israeli history professor boycotting Jewish State?

'Sapians' author Yuval Noah Harrari refuses offer by LA Consulate to host a reception in his honor due to Israel's erosion of liberal norms.Tzvi Lev, JTA, 7/30/2018, 10:32 AM
PA Foreign Affairs condemns Women in Green annual Tisha bAv walk

PA Foreign Affairs condemns Women in Green annual Tisha bAv walk

Calls march 'extension of extremism dominating political arena in Israel and settlers, since Trump’s ominous declaration on Jerusalem.'Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2018, 8:29 PM
Irish ambassador summoned for reprimand

Irish ambassador summoned for reprimand

Foreign Ministry summons Irish ambassador to Israel after Irish Senate passes BDS bill. Further steps to be determined when PM returns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/11/2018, 9:45 PM
Foreign Ministry casts doubt on result of Trump-Kim summit

Foreign Ministry casts doubt on result of Trump-Kim summit

Foreign Ministry report notes gaps between pre-summit statements and the agreement published by the two leaders afterwards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/14/2018, 10:17 PM
Uproar in Israel as PA appeals to The Hague

Uproar in Israel as PA appeals to The Hague

PA seeks ICC investigation of Israeli 'war crimes' against Gaza rioters. Foreign Ministry: 'Cynical move without legal validity.'Nitzan Keidar, 5/22/2018, 2:32 PM
Security threat to 70th anniversary celebrations in New York

Security threat to 70th anniversary celebrations in New York

Security officials at NY Israeli consulate in forbids Foreign Ministry representatives to participate in celebration for fear of attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/21/2018, 8:41 PM
Israel turns directly to Iraqi citizens

Israel turns directly to Iraqi citizens

Foreign Ministry receives enthusiastic responses: 'Digital embassy will promote productive, positive dialogue.'Mordechai Sones, 5/6/2018, 7:54 PM
Foreign Ministry summons Irish ambassador

Foreign Ministry summons Irish ambassador

Israel demands explanation after mayor of Dublin attends anti-Israel conference in Ramallah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/12/2018, 7:27 PM
Israel condemns Syria chemical attack

Israel condemns Syria chemical attack

Foreign Ministry issues official condemnation of attack in Douma in which chemical weapons were used.Ben Ariel, 4/9/2018, 11:36 PM
Israeli detained in Egypt

Israeli detained in Egypt

Israeli forgets weapons magazine in his vehicle, detained in Egypt for 30 hours before being released.Nitsan Keidar, 3/25/2018, 6:36 AM
Polish delegation in Israel seeks Holocaust Law compromise

Polish delegation in Israel seeks Holocaust Law compromise

Israeli, Polish officials look to resolve dispute sparked by law banning reference to Polish involvement in Holocaust.Tzvi Lev, 3/1/2018, 6:49 PM
Israel issues travel warning for Colombia

Israel issues travel warning for Colombia

Israel's Foreign Ministry warns several Colombia regions are at risk for crime and terror attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2018, 1:49 PM
Could Israeli guides at Auschwitz be arrested under new law?

Could Israeli guides at Auschwitz be arrested under new law?

Israeli tour guides worry that new law will cause them to be imprisoned for discussing Polish involvement in Holocaust.Tzvi Lev, 1/28/2018, 10:19 PM
Jewish studies added to Foreign Ministry cadets course

Jewish studies added to Foreign Ministry cadets course

For the first time, new recruits at the Foreign Ministry to learn about Judaism before representing Jewish State to the world.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2018, 7:55 PM
Israeli consulate in Atlanta, 5 embassies to close next year

Israeli consulate in Atlanta, 5 embassies to close next year

Israel closes foreign embassies, consulate, in order to allow salary hikes.JTA, 1/19/2018, 9:41 AM
Report: Netanyahu opposes Trump UNWRA cuts

Report: Netanyahu opposes Trump UNWRA cuts

Report says Netanyahr fears worsening Gaza's humanitarian situation could lead to an explosion.Tzvi Lev, 1/4/2018, 10:13 PM
Hamas Gaza warns: Don't visit Israeli Foreign Ministry webpage

Hamas Gaza warns: Don't visit Israeli Foreign Ministry webpage

Hamas internal security agency warns Foreign Ministry Arabic Facebook contains intelligence surveillance that could harm Palestinian surfersMordechai Sones, 12/20/2017, 12:01 PM
Foreign Ministry fighting for Jerusalem at UN

Foreign Ministry fighting for Jerusalem at UN

Foreign Ministry instructs ambassadors to act to prevent a vote against American recognition of Jerusalem.Nitsan Keidar, 12/20/2017, 12:07 AM
'Israel's soldiers are the modern day Maccabees'

'Israel's soldiers are the modern day Maccabees'

PM on first night of Hanukkah: 'A great light of progress and humanity emanates from State of Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/12/2017, 8:19 PM
Egypt shows solidarity with Trump's Iran statements

Egypt shows solidarity with Trump's Iran statements

Egypt's Foreign Ministry says it shares US concerns over Iran, after Trump indicates he won't certify Iran's compliance with nuclear deal.Tal Polon, 10/15/2017, 8:02 AM
All Israelis accounted for after Las Vegas massacre

All Israelis accounted for after Las Vegas massacre

Foreign Ministry confirms 6 previously missing Israelis have established contact following deadly shooting spree.Tal Polon, 10/3/2017, 10:43 AM
12 Israelis missing following Las Vegas massacre

12 Israelis missing following Las Vegas massacre

Foreign Ministry attempting to locate Israeli citizens unaccounted for following deadliest mass shooting in US historyArutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2017, 4:41 PM
Netanyahu: Agreement with PA not essential for int'l acceptance

Netanyahu: Agreement with PA not essential for int'l acceptance

At Foreign Ministry toast, PM Netanyahu talks about Israel's budding relationships and the reason for change.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/6/2017, 3:04 PM
Foreign Ministry issues warnings on new category 5 hurricane

Foreign Ministry issues warnings on new category 5 hurricane

Israel warns citizens to stay out of path of powerful hurricane as Florida declares a state of emergency.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2017, 10:41 PM