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Russia to cut gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria

Russian energy giant Gazprom informs Poland and Bulgaria it will suspend those countries’ natural gas deliveries.

Russia to cut gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria

Watch: Bulgarian MP gives Nazi salute

Lawmaker from Bulgaria's far-right party under fire for giving Nazi salute at the European Parliament.

Bulgarian MP gives Nazi salute

Main Bulgarian political parties denounce annual neo-Nazi march

Four Bulgarian political parties have denounced an annual neo-Nazi march honoring a general who led WWII-era fascist union.

Main Bulgarian political parties denounce neo-Nazi march

Swastika found at US embassy in Bulgaria

The image was first identified on January 28, a day after International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Swastika found at US embassy in Bulgaria

In Bulgaria, false accusations kicked off a wave of anti-Semitism

Bulgarian media falsely accused a Jewish leader of embezzling public funds. Then he was hit with anti-Semitism.

In Bulgaria, false accusations sparked a wave of anti-Semitism

Bulgaria latest country to boycott upcoming Durban IV conference

Bulgarian Foreign Minister states intention not to participate in Durban IV out of concern that it will be used for anti-Semitic propaganda.

Bulgaria latest country to boycott upcoming Durban IV conference

A once-majestic Bulgarian synagogue is granted new life by the city

A dilapidated Bulgarian synagogue will become a cultural center — and lifeline for a dwindling community.

A once-majestic Bulgarian synagogue is granted new life

Game show host apologizes for anti-Semitic rantings

Bulgarian game show host quotes anti-Semitic rantings by chess champion Bobby Fischer, then apologizes.

Game show host apologizes for anti-Semitic rantings

Human Rights court: Bulgaria to pay compensation for ignoring complaints of discrimination

Bulgarian courts failed to punish Holocaust denier, European tribunal rules.

Bulgaria to compensate for ignoring discrimination complaints

Bulgarian synagogue, Halle memorial targeted in spate of crimes on Jewish sites in Europe

'Free Palestine, Israel=Nazis' spray painted on synagogue in Bulgaria. Vandals attempt to set Israeli flag on fire in Halle, Germany.

Bulgarian synagogue vandalized with anti-Israel Antifa slogan

Netanyahu: The friendship with Bulgaria is blossoming

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets Bulgarian Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Ekaterina Zakharieva in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu: The friendship with Bulgaria is blossoming

Bulgarian Prime Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will stay at home for any treatment after testing positive for coronavirus.

Bulgarian Prime Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Bulgarian court sentences two Hezbollah terrorists to life for attack on Israeli tourists

Bulgarian court sentences 2 Hezbollah terrorists in abstenia to life in prison for deadly bombing attack which killed five Israeli tourists.

Terrorists sentenced to life for attack on Israelis in Bulgaria

Bulgarian court to rule in 2012 Israeli bus bombing trial

Bulgarian court to rule Monday on 2012 terrorist attack on Israeli tourists which killed five Israelis, including a pregnant woman.

Verdict expected Monday on Hezbollah bombing of Israeli bus

Skies open to 'green' countries today

First flight to Bulgaria to take off from Ben Gurion today as travel to and from Europe without quarantine resumes in limited format.

Skies open to 'green' countries today

The skies open: These are the countries Israelis can fly to

Coronavirus Cabinet approves first group of countries Israel can fly to and return from without going into isolation when they return.

The skies open: These are the countries Israelis can fly to

Jewish cemetery in Bulgaria vandalized

Gravestones toppled, broken in 19th century Jewish cemetery in Shoumen.

Jewish cemetery in Bulgaria vandalized

Bulgaria opens 1st Jewish school in over 20 years

Founders of new school hope students will be 'proud of being Jewish.'

Bulgaria opens 1st Jewish school in over 20 years

Synagogue attacked in Bulgarian capital

Vandal throws stones, breaks windows of Sofia Central Synagogue on Shabbat, days before International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Synagogue attacked in Bulgarian capital

'We stand together in this battle against terrorism'

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets Bulgarian counterpart, says the two countries are working to jointly produce weapons systems.

'We stand together in this battle against terrorism'

Bulgaria to open honorary consulate in Jerusalem

PM says Bulgaria committed to opening 'honorary consulate' in J'lem. 'I hope this will lead to opening of embassy in Jerusalem.'

Bulgaria to open honorary consulate in Jerusalem

We appreciate your efforts against anti-Semitism

PM Netanyahu meets with Bulgarian PM Borissov, thanks him for defending Israel in international forums.

We appreciate your efforts against anti-Semitism

'Israel has right to determine its capital'

Although Bulgarian PM says Jerusalem can be recognized as Israel's capital, he emphasizes he won't transfer his country's embassy there.

'Israel has right to determine its capital'

Bulgarian PM to visit Israel

Bulgarian PM Borissov to arrive in Israel for 2-day visit, meeting with Israeli leaders and PA leader Hamdallah.

Bulgarian PM to visit Israel

Bulgarian tourists arrested for theft

Police arrest Bulgarian couple in Israel, find fake, stolen credit cards in their apartment.

Bulgarian tourists arrested for theft

Israel, Bulgaria, to cooperate on technology and gas?

PM Netanyahu and Bulgaria's Pres. Radev meet to discuss various economic issues, reinforce bilateral relations.

Israel, Bulgaria, to cooperate on technology and gas?

Petition calls to ban annual neo-Nazi march in Bulgaria

World Jewish Congress calls on Bulgarian government to issue ban on march, held in Bulgarian capital annually since 2003.

Petition calls to ban annual neo-Nazi march in Bulgaria

Trial of Burgas bombing suspects begins

Two men allegedly linked to Hezbollah go on trial in absentia in Bulgaria over 2012 attack on Israeli tourists.

Trial of Burgas bombing suspects begins

Bulgaria adopts international definition of anti-Semitism

Bulgarian government adopts International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of anti-Semitism, appoints coordinator to fight hate.

Bulgaria adopts international definition of anti-Semitism

Jewish monument vandalized in Bulgaria

Monument in the town of Vidin vandalized with Islamic symbols.

Jewish monument vandalized in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Deputy PM: I 'horsed around' in Nazi camp in my youth

Valeri Simeonov admits to 'horsing around' with friends in Buchenwald death camp in the 1970s to defend party member who made Nazi salute.

Bulgarian Deputy PM: I 'horsed around' in Nazi camp in my youth

Neo-Nazi rally held in Bulgarian capital despite ban

Annual neo-Nazi rally held in the capital of Bulgaria despite a municipal ban.

Neo-Nazi rally held in Bulgarian capital despite ban

Bulgarian Jews raise money for Muslim victims of train explosion

Bulgarian Jews donate $6,000 to victims of an explosion inside a heavily populated Muslim village.

Bulgarian Jews raise money for Muslim victims of train explosion

Trial of Burgas terror suspects delayed

Trial over 2012 bombing of Israeli tourists in Bulgaria pushed back because of a procedural error.

Trial of Burgas terror suspects delayed

Bulgaria files charges in Burgas terrorist attack

Bulgarian prosecutors file charges against two accomplices of Burgas bomber who killed five Israelis in 2012.

Bulgaria files charges in Burgas terrorist attack

PFLP terrorist death 'not murder'

Bulgarian prosecutor suggests death of wanted PFLP terrorist in February was probably not murder.

PFLP terrorist death 'not murder' according to autopsy

Widow says Bulgaria covering up terrorist's death

Wife of PFLP terrorist Omar Nayef, who died after being thrown from window of PA embassy in Bulgaria, accuses gov't of cover up.

Widow says kept in dark over terrorist's mystery death in Sofia

Plot thickens after mysterious death of terrorist

Palestinian Authority commission arrives in Bulgaria to investigate death of PFLP terrorist. But doctor claims suicide most likely.

Plot thickens after mysterious death of PFLP terrorist

Mystery grows over terrorist’s death in Bulgaria

PFLP terrorist wanted over 1986 murder of yeshiva student found dead in Bulgaria. Cause of death remains unclear.

Mystery grows over Palestinian terrorist’s death in Bulgaria

Wanted Palestinian terrorist killed in Bulgaria

Naif Zaid found dead at PA embassy in Bulgaria, 29 years after murdering yeshiva student in Jerusalem. PFLP blames Mossad.

Wanted Palestinian terrorist killed in Bulgaria