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Outrage over Sarajevo mass for pro-Nazi WWII collaborators

Outrage over Sarajevo mass for pro-Nazi WWII collaborators

Wiesenthal Center urges Bosnian government to ban memorial mass for Croatia's pro-Nazi collaborators and civilians killed by communists.AFP, 14/05/2020 18:54
Jews, Serbs and Roma join Croatia memorial at WWII death camp

Jews, Serbs and Roma join Croatia memorial at WWII death camp

Breaking five-year boycott, Croatian minority groups attend Holocaust memorial at Jasenovac concentration camp. 'We want deeds, not words.'AFP, 22/04/2020 13:43
'We share a past that contains points of light and darkness'

'We share a past that contains points of light and darkness'

President Rivlin hosts Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović for a state dinner on the occasion of her visit to Israel.Nitzan Keidar, 30/07/2019 10:15
Rivlin: 'Hundreds of years of history became a mass grave'

Rivlin: 'Hundreds of years of history became a mass grave'

Pres. Rivlin meets Croatian Pres. Grabar-Kitarović, praises cooperation, friendship, and joint fefforts to free world of anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2019 15:23
Jews slam Croation Holocaust memorial omitting local complicity

Jews slam Croation Holocaust memorial omitting local complicity

Croatia’s capital pledges to erect Holocaust monument, but local Jews want nothing to do with it, as it does not mention local complicity.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 27/06/2019 14:59
Croatia's Serbs, Jews to snub WWII death camp memorial

Croatia's Serbs, Jews to snub WWII death camp memorial

Serb representative says government 'did not take necessary measures' to deal with Holocaust revisionism.AFP, 20/03/2019 08:50
Decision to drop Anne Frank from Croatian schools draws backlash

Decision to drop Anne Frank from Croatian schools draws backlash

Croatian education ministry drops Anne Frank's diary from reading list.AFP, 14/02/2019 19:41
Israel apologizes to Croatia for failure of F-16 deal

Israel apologizes to Croatia for failure of F-16 deal

Croatian defense minister says his country's plans to buy used F-16 fighter jets from Israel failed over a lack of US approval for the sale.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2019 05:37
Croatia gives Israel one week to fix fighter jet deal

Croatia gives Israel one week to fix fighter jet deal

After US nixes $500 million Israeli-Croatia F-16 deal, Croatia gives Israel one week to gain US approval or acquisition will be scrapped.Tzvi Lev, 03/01/2019 20:24
Report: US blocks F-16 sale to Croatia

Report: US blocks F-16 sale to Croatia

US reportedly furious at deal for Israel to sell old American-made F-16s to Croatia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2018 22:34
Israel participates in Croatia military parade, angering Serbia

Israel participates in Croatia military parade, angering Serbia

Israeli Air Force planes fly in celebration of 1995 Croatian victory in battle against Serbia.JTA, 06/08/2018 22:23
Rivlin: Croatia must 'deal with its past'

Rivlin: Croatia must 'deal with its past'

Israeli president visits 'Croatia's Auschwitz,' says nation must confront actions of pro-Nazi regime during WW2.AFP, 25/07/2018 21:11
'Good relations getting closer'

'Good relations getting closer'

President meets Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković; meeting attended by Agriculture Minister, Economy Minister and counterparts.Mordechai Sones, 24/07/2018 22:52
Croatia blocks extradition of suspect in Hamas engineer's death

Croatia blocks extradition of suspect in Hamas engineer's death

Croatia's top court blocks extradition of a Bosnian man to Tunisia over the alleged murder of Hamas aerospace engineer.Elad Benari, 29/05/2018 02:06
Croatia set to buy Israeli fighter jets

Croatia set to buy Israeli fighter jets

Deal to buy Israeli F-16s 'historic,' Croatian Defense Minister Krsticevic says.AFP, 28/03/2018 18:00
 Croatia learns from Israel how to work with gifted children

Croatia learns from Israel how to work with gifted children

Israeli representatives participate in a conference in Croatia, together with 400 educational staff from Croatia and abroad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2018 10:57
Israel to sell fighter planes to Croatia?

Israel to sell fighter planes to Croatia?

PM Netanyahu signs agreement to sell Israeli F-16 fighter jets to Croatia, to the tune of half a million dollars.Chana Roberts, 26/01/2018 10:13
Watch: War criminal commits suicide in international court

Watch: War criminal commits suicide in international court

Convicted Bosnian war criminal commits suicide on live television after losing appeal.David Rosenberg, 29/11/2017 17:45
Joint training exercise becomes real firefighting operation

Joint training exercise becomes real firefighting operation

Croatian firefighting crew training with Israeli counterparts helps put out real out of control wildfire in central Israel.Gary Willig, 05/06/2017 16:47
Croatia Serbs join snub of WWII camp commemoration

Croatia Serbs join snub of WWII camp commemoration

Croatian Serbs join 'alternative commemoration' for victims of Croatian concentration camp, say it shows pro-Ustasha sympathies.AFP, 27/03/2017 15:24
Croatian Holocaust victims seek $3.5 billion in compensation

Croatian Holocaust victims seek $3.5 billion in compensation

Victims of Croatia's pro-Nazi World War II regime and their relatives are seeking $3.5 billion in damages in a suit filed in the US.AFP, 13/03/2017 18:20
Nazi hunter criticizes Israeli silence on Croatian distortion

Nazi hunter criticizes Israeli silence on Croatian distortion

Efraim Zuroff says Israel is “abdicating its duty” to Holocaust survivors.JTA, 25/01/2017 04:32
Croatian Jews to boycott Shoah memorial over whitewashing

Croatian Jews to boycott Shoah memorial over whitewashing

Croatian Jewish community to boycott country's Holocaust memorial in protest against whitewashing of World War 2 regime's crimes.AFP, 23/01/2017 19:58
Historical revisionism meets anti-Semitism in Croatia

Historical revisionism meets anti-Semitism in Croatia

An interview with Tomislav Jakic, journalist former foreign policy advisor to then Croatian President Mesic.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 26/07/2016 11:46
Croatian Jews to boycott death camp commemoration

Croatian Jews to boycott death camp commemoration

Croatian Jewish association decides to protest event over country's 'revitalization' of WWII pro-Nazi regime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2016 22:56
Croatia urged to fire Holocaust-denying minister

Croatia urged to fire Holocaust-denying minister

Leading think tank urges international community to pressure Zagreb to remove Culture Min. who penned Holocaust-denying book.Ari Soffer, 11/02/2016 17:46
ISIS's Sinai Province Executes Croatian Captive

ISIS's Sinai Province Executes Croatian Captive

In its first execution of a Western hostage, ISIS's Sinai branch announces it has murdered Tomislav Salopek, captured in Cairo.Ari Yashar, 12/08/2015 14:20
ISIS Takes Croatian Hostage in New Video

ISIS Takes Croatian Hostage in New Video

Islamic State in the Sinai desert releases new 'pre-beheading' video targeting Egypt for their anti-Muslim Brotherhood policies.Tova Dvorin, 05/08/2015 20:16
'Iran Threat Not Just Jewish Paranoia'

'Iran Threat Not Just Jewish Paranoia'

Knesset Speaker stresses Israel and Croatia's joint commitment to Holocaust commemoration, while noting the danger of the Iran nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/07/2015 14:05
Netanyahu: Same was Said About North Korea

Netanyahu: Same was Said About North Korea

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets Croatian President, warns that Iran could have an entire nuclear arsenal within a decade.Elad Benari, 23/07/2015 00:13
Swastika Found on Croatian Soccer Pitch

Swastika Found on Croatian Soccer Pitch

Croatian team apologizes for 'act of sabotage' before match against Italy; could face sanctions.Tova Dvorin, 14/06/2015 13:43
Croatian Soccer Star's Hebrew Tattoo Fail Revealed

Croatian Soccer Star's Hebrew Tattoo Fail Revealed

Atletico Madrid striker's tattoo exposed during match with Real Madrid - but it's backwards, and grammatically egregious.Ari Yashar, Sarah Leah Lawent, 17/04/2015 10:15
The Curse of Victimhood and Negative Identity

The Curse of Victimhood and Negative Identity

Dr. Tom Sunic, 30/01/2015 14:20
Nazi-Hunters Condemn Mass for WWII Croatia Leader

Nazi-Hunters Condemn Mass for WWII Croatia Leader

The Simon Wiesenthal Center slammed a Mass held for Croation leader Ante Pavelic, whose regime killed hundreds of thousands during WWII.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2014 21:03
Croatia Returns $4 Million Property to Zagreb Jews

Croatia Returns $4 Million Property to Zagreb Jews

Croatia announces plan to return office building in Zagreb, expropriated from Jews during Holocaust, back to Jewish community.Cynthia Blank, 04/12/2014 13:13
Captain Ill, El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing

Captain Ill, El Al Flight Makes Emergency Landing

First-captain suddenly falls sick in mid-flight, plane makes emergency landing in Croatia. Doctor passenger helps treat pilot.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 15/05/2014 18:25
Croatia Investigates Alleged Nazi Guard

Croatia Investigates Alleged Nazi Guard

Croatian prosecutors open a war crimes investigation against 90-year-old suspected of having been a guard in several Nazi camps.Elad Benari, 31/01/2014 05:43
Croatia to Pull Troops From Golan Heights

Croatia to Pull Troops From Golan Heights

Croatia to withdraw its soldiers stationed on the Golan Heights as part of a UN force after reports of Syrian rebels receiving weapons.Arutz Sheva staff, 28/02/2013 17:26