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Race to replace Angela Merkel heating up for parliamentary bloc

Race to replace Angela Merkel heating up for parliamentary bloc

Two rivals contending to replace Merkel as Germany’s conservative candidate in the upcoming September election are going toe-to-toe.Dan Verbin, 14/04/2021 06:30
Germany: New coronavirus lockdown over Easter

Germany: New coronavirus lockdown over Easter

Lockdown extends general lockdown measures until mid-April, announces tight lockdown over Easter.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/03/2021 13:22
Watch: Merkel panics after forgetting mask at Parliament session

Watch: Merkel panics after forgetting mask at Parliament session

German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a moment of extreme embarrassment as she forgot her face mask at the podium following a gov't speech.Eitan Divinsky, 18/02/2021 17:39
Iran: We will not compromise on the nuclear deal

Iran: We will not compromise on the nuclear deal

Iranian President says his country will not agree to comply with 2015 deal when the other parties do not meet their obligations.Dalit Halevi, 18/02/2021 00:06
Angela Merkel participates in historic Torah scroll writing ceremony

Angela Merkel participates in historic Torah scroll writing ceremony

Torah scroll that survived the Nazis is restored in historic ceremony.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 28/01/2021 07:58
Germany extends partial lockdown

Germany extends partial lockdown

Partial shutdown will be extended until at least December 20 in an effort to reduce rate of COVID-19 infections.Elad Benari, 26/11/2020 01:02
What Obama thinks of world leaders

What Obama thinks of world leaders

CNN reveals chapter in new Obama book that details his views on world leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2020 09:28
Merkel denounces attack on Jewish student in Hamburg

Merkel denounces attack on Jewish student in Hamburg

German Chancellor says attack on a Jewish student outside a synagogue was a "disgrace".Elad Benari, 06/10/2020 02:11
Merkel's malevolent advice to Netanyahu

Merkel's malevolent advice to Netanyahu

Merkel's advice? Peace needs a 2 state-solution. Our advice? Germany has many problems, one is antisemitism, so solve them first.. Op-ed.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 22/09/2020 12:47
Merkel 'shamed' by rising anti-Semitism in Germany

Merkel 'shamed' by rising anti-Semitism in Germany

German Chancellor expresses her 'disgrace' at rising anti-Semitic incidents in Germany 75 years after the Holocaust.AFP, 15/09/2020 17:00
Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses American Jewish Committee virtual global forum

Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses American Jewish Committee virtual global forum

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses American Jewish Committee's virtual global forum.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2020 20:37
Merkel's first coronavirus test comes back negative

Merkel's first coronavirus test comes back negative

The German Chancellor is in self-isolation after a doctor who vaccinated her was infected with the novel coronavirus.Ben Ariel, 24/03/2020 05:58
Angela Merkel goes into isolation

Angela Merkel goes into isolation

German chancellor enters self-isolation after receiving vaccine from doctor who tested positive for the coronavirus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/03/2020 20:41
Abbas speaks to Merkel, reiterates opposition to 'Deal of the Century'

Abbas speaks to Merkel, reiterates opposition to 'Deal of the Century'

PA chairman urges German Chancellor to back negotiations based on international legitimacy.Elad Benari, 18/02/2020 06:41
Merkel's successor steps down

Merkel's successor steps down

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who was chosen as the new leader of German Chancellor's CDU party, resigns unexpectedly.Nissan Tzur, 10/02/2020 23:46
Germany's moral choice

Germany's moral choice

Germany was “neutral” in the Arab Yom Kippur War of 1973. We might all ask whether Germany would also be neutral in the event of an Iranian attack against Israel. Howard Rotberg, 20/01/2020 16:30
Germany, France and Britain to Iran: Abide by nuclear deal

Germany, France and Britain to Iran: Abide by nuclear deal

Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson urge Iran to abide by 2015 deal.Ben Ariel, 06/01/2020 01:42
Angela Merkel: Forbe's most powerful woman in the world in 2019

Angela Merkel: Forbe's most powerful woman in the world in 2019

Merkel was chosen for the 9th time for her 'steely reserve, from standing up to Trump to allowing over a million refugees into Germany.'Nissan Tzur, 12/12/2019 20:32
Merkel: I bow my head before the victims of the Shoah

Merkel: I bow my head before the victims of the Shoah

German Chancellor expresses "deep shame" at what happened in Auschwitz and Birkenau as she visits the former Nazi death camp.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/12/2019 21:18
Watch: Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz

Watch: Angela Merkel visits Auschwitz

Watch live as German Chancellor Merkel pays her first-ever visit to Auschwitz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2019 13:04
German government to donate 60 million euros to Auschwitz

German government to donate 60 million euros to Auschwitz

Chancellor Angela Merkel will bring 60 million euro donation to help conserve Auschwitz-Birkenau when she visits the site on Friday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2019 01:06
Germany's Angela Merkel to pay first visit to Auschwitz Friday

Germany's Angela Merkel to pay first visit to Auschwitz Friday

German chancellor set to make first visit to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on Friday, making her the third chancellor to do so.AFP, 29/11/2019 14:50
Angela Merkel to visit Auschwitz for first time

Angela Merkel to visit Auschwitz for first time

German Chancellor to visit infamous Nazi death camp for first time in her 14-year tenure on 75th anniversary of camp's liberation.Marcy Oster/JTA, 21/11/2019 22:54
Jewish group honors Angela Merkel for fighting anti-Semitism

Jewish group honors Angela Merkel for fighting anti-Semitism

Angela Merkel honored by World Jewish Congress for her role in fighting anti-Semitism.Toby Axelrod, JTA, 29/10/2019 08:30
Netanyahu thanks Merkel for stand against anti-Semitism

Netanyahu thanks Merkel for stand against anti-Semitism

Prime Minister Netanyahu says it is important to step up efforts against the phenomenon of anti-Semitism and the chancellor agrees.Hezki Baruch, 10/10/2019 20:36
Herzog to Merkel: Protect Jewish institutions

Herzog to Merkel: Protect Jewish institutions

Jewish Agency chairman writes to German chancellor following shooting attack at synagogue on Yom Kippur.Isaac Herzog, 10/10/2019 18:59
Watch: Angela Merkel at Berlin synagogue vigil

Watch: Angela Merkel at Berlin synagogue vigil

Following the deadly shooting in Halle, Germany on Yom Kippur, German chancellor Merkel attends a vigil at historic synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/10/2019 22:47
Merkel backs Democrats criticized by Trump

Merkel backs Democrats criticized by Trump

German Chancellor says Trump's tweet against four Democratic congresswomen "undermines America's strength".Nissan Tzur, 21/07/2019 05:46
Germany's Angela Merkel honors would-be Hitler assassins

Germany's Angela Merkel honors would-be Hitler assassins

Ahead of the 75th anniversary of the 20 July plot, Merkel bemoans far-right extremism in Germany. 'Germans must stand up to the far-right.'Sara Rubenstein, 19/07/2019 15:06
Intelligence agencies trying to access Merkel's medical records

Intelligence agencies trying to access Merkel's medical records

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen trembling uncontrollably twice in the past two weeks at public events.Nissan Tzur, 30/06/2019 19:08
Merkel seen shaking during event in Berlin

Merkel seen shaking during event in Berlin

German Chancellor seen visibly shaking during event with new Ukrainian President, blames dehydration.Ben Ariel, 19/06/2019 03:29
US lawmakers call on Merkel to blacklist Hezbollah

US lawmakers call on Merkel to blacklist Hezbollah

Four members of US House of Representatives urge German Chancellor to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist group.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/06/2019 01:33
About Germany’s kippa flap – one question

About Germany’s kippa flap – one question

The question is not really whether Jews should or should not wear a kippa on the streets of Germany. Jack Engelhard, 03/06/2019 13:59
Fan accidentally crashes van into Angela Merkel's plane

Fan accidentally crashes van into Angela Merkel's plane

Excited employee at Dortmund Airport parked van and got out to take picture of chancellor's plane, but forgot to put on parking brake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/05/2019 15:21
Merkel invites Netanyahu to visit Germany

Merkel invites Netanyahu to visit Germany

German Chancellor congratulates PM on his election victory, but stresses that Palestinian state is only solution to conflict.Nitsan Keidar, 16/04/2019 02:34
Merkel: Iran's policy in Syria threatens Israel

Merkel: Iran's policy in Syria threatens Israel

German Chancellor tells Israeli TV Germany is working to ensure Iranian forces don’t get “too close to the Golan Heights.”Elad Benari, 28/01/2019 04:12
Merkel: It's unacceptable that Jews are under attack in Germany

Merkel: It's unacceptable that Jews are under attack in Germany

German leader condemns anti-Semitism and far-right movements in an interview with Israeli news outlet.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2019 20:37
Theresa May gets locked inside car as she arrives to meet Merkel

Theresa May gets locked inside car as she arrives to meet Merkel

As British Prime Minister arrives in Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, May experiences some difficulty exiting car.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2018 18:01
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer elected as Merkel's replacement

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer elected as Merkel's replacement

Germany’s Christian Democrats elect Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as their new leader.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/12/2018 21:28
Merkel condemns resurgent anti-Semitism in Germany

Merkel condemns resurgent anti-Semitism in Germany

In speech marking 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, German Chancellor warns against the resurgence of anti-Semitism in Germany.Ben Ariel, Canada, 09/11/2018 20:45
Angela Merkel to resign as party chief

Angela Merkel to resign as party chief

German Chancellor Angela Merkel to resign from leadership of Christian Democratic Union after 18 years at its helm.David Rosenberg, 29/10/2018 11:50
Merkel and Abbas express support for 'two-state solution'

Merkel and Abbas express support for 'two-state solution'

German Chancellor speaks with PA chairman days after her visit to Israel.Elad Benari, 10/10/2018 05:58
Rivlin: EU helping Iran evade sanctions is unacceptable

Rivlin: EU helping Iran evade sanctions is unacceptable

President Rivlin meets German Chancellor Merkel, calls on Germany to stop EU from protecting Iran from US sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2018 16:19
Watch: Netanyahu, Merkel attend innovation exhibition

Watch: Netanyahu, Merkel attend innovation exhibition

PM, German Chancellor attend an innovation exhibit, and meet with Israeli and German businesspeople at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2018 15:53
 'Iran tried to commit a terror attack in Europe'

'Iran tried to commit a terror attack in Europe'

Netanyahu talks Israel's security with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, says Iran building a '‘war machine’.Tzvi Lev, 04/10/2018 15:35
Bennett on Merkel: A true friend of Israel

Bennett on Merkel: A true friend of Israel

Bennett meets German Chancellor: 'Glad Chancellor clarified Khan al-Ahmar story.'Mordechai Sones, 04/10/2018 11:57
Merkel blasts Khan al-Ahmar reports: 'Fake News'

Merkel blasts Khan al-Ahmar reports: 'Fake News'

German chancellor rejects reports she conditioned Israel visit on delay in illegal Bedouin outpost evacuation. 'It's Israel's decision.'Nitzan Keidar, 04/10/2018 11:07
Watch: Merkel's convoy shuts down Jerusalem

Watch: Merkel's convoy shuts down Jerusalem

German chancellor's convoy rides through the blocked-off streets of Jerusalem after official visit at Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2018 10:12
'Germany has everlasting responsibility to combat anti-Semitism'

'Germany has everlasting responsibility to combat anti-Semitism'

German Chancellor visits Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, writing a message in the guest book.AFP, 04/10/2018 10:09
Netanyahu meets Merkel ahead of G2G meeting

Netanyahu meets Merkel ahead of G2G meeting

German chancellor Merkel and PM Netanyahu hold working dinner at prime minister's residence, ahead of today's inter-governmental meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/10/2018 08:33
'German chutzpah and gross interference'

'German chutzpah and gross interference'

Regavim policy director says PM must demand German leader stop interfering in internal Israeli affairs, funding illegal PA construction.Hezki Baruch, 03/10/2018 21:50
Agriculture minister to boycott meeting with German counterpart

Agriculture minister to boycott meeting with German counterpart

Minister Ariel reportedly will boycott meeting with German agriculture minister tomorrow, after German chancellor arrives in Israel tonight.Tal Polon, 03/10/2018 20:44
'Merkel, deal with the problems of your own country'

'Merkel, deal with the problems of your own country'

Culture Minister slams reports German Chancellor refusing to visit Israel unless Khan Al-Ahmar is not demolished.Eliran Aharon, 03/10/2018 19:30
Minister on Merkel: 'Blatant, serious, dangerous intervention'

Minister on Merkel: 'Blatant, serious, dangerous intervention'

Economy Minister responds strongly to German Chancellor cancellation threats: 'We've long ceased being tool to salve European conscience.'Ido Ben Porat, 03/10/2018 14:26
Right-wing NGO: Freeze evacuation of Khan al-Ahmar

Right-wing NGO: Freeze evacuation of Khan al-Ahmar

Regavim Movement emphasizes importance of Netanyahu-Merkel meeting, calling for evacuation of illegal Bedouin outpost to be delayed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2018 14:26
Merkel threatens over illegal Bedouin outpost

Merkel threatens over illegal Bedouin outpost

German Chancellor announces if illegal Khan el Ahmar outpost evacuated before her arrival in Israel, she will cancel visit.Mordechai Sones, 03/10/2018 10:30
'Angela Merkel does not deserve a warm welcome'

'Angela Merkel does not deserve a warm welcome'

Dr. Ephraim Zuroff says German Chancellor's opposition to sanctions on Iran contradict her stated support for Israel's defense.Benny Toker, 02/10/2018 21:48