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Foreign Ministry reprimands consul in Istanbul

Foreign Ministry reprimands consul in Istanbul

Foreign Ministry says the Israeli consul in Istanbul did not reflect the government's view in discussing Turkey-Israel reconciliation.Ben Ariel, 11/05/2016 04:13
Jerusalem returns fire at UN over Golan Heights

Jerusalem returns fire at UN over Golan Heights

In response to Security Council rejection of Golan staying Israeli, Foreign Ministry retorts: 'they're disconnected from Syrian reality.'Nitsan Keidar, 27/04/2016 08:09
Passover travelers: check for bullets in your bag

Passover travelers: check for bullets in your bag

Amid increase of Israelis arrested in airports, Foreign Ministry urges travelers to ensure they have no ammunition when packing.Shoshana Miskin, 11/04/2016 09:44
Israel calls for action against Iran's missiles

Israel calls for action against Iran's missiles

Foreign Ministry issues statement condemning Iran's latest ballistic missile test and threats against Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 10/03/2016 03:15
Drought-ravaged villagers to receive Israeli aid

Drought-ravaged villagers to receive Israeli aid

In the midst of a catastrophic drought, villagers in Papua New Guinea receive relief from an unlikely source.David Rosenberg, 02/03/2016 16:06
Iran: $7,000 to every terror family

Iran: $7,000 to every terror family

Foreign Ministry publishes condemnation after Iran promises to pay families of Palestinian terrorists.Matt Wanderman, 24/02/2016 20:57
The Israeli government and public diplomacy; a national disgrace.

The Israeli government and public diplomacy; a national disgrace.

Officials and politicians don't want to lost control. Meanwhile, they have neither the time or the talent to do the job. Barry Shaw, 10/02/2016 22:04
'Dayan will not be Israel's envoy to Brazil'

'Dayan will not be Israel's envoy to Brazil'

'Let's not delude ourselves,' asserts MK Berko at Knesset meeting after six months of silence from Brazil over the appointment.Hezki Baruch, 07/02/2016 14:50
Rivlin slams France for 'going above our heads'

Rivlin slams France for 'going above our heads'

President urges Foreign Ministry to defend Israel against French threats to recognize 'Palestine'; PM predicts French will 'sober up.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2016 19:24
'Open a Door to Israel' exhibit opens in Rome

'Open a Door to Israel' exhibit opens in Rome

A new interactive exhibit to educate the world about Israeli society launched in Rome with Deputy Foreign Minister in attendance.Yoni Kempsinki, 24/01/2016 12:26
Foreign Min. displays art made by autistic adults

Foreign Min. displays art made by autistic adults

Foreign Ministry hosts 'Bridge to the World' exhibit, artwork made entirely by autistic adults.Talia Blatman, 19/01/2016 20:45
Outrage in Israel over EU's resolution

Outrage in Israel over EU's resolution

Officials in Israel warn the EU is helping out the PA's anti-Israel efforts with its latest resolution on Judea and Samaria.Nitsan Keidar, 19/01/2016 00:12
Bill: ‘Settlers’ can't be appointed as ambassadors

Bill: ‘Settlers’ can't be appointed as ambassadors

Leftist MK suggests amending Civil Service Law so those who live beyond the Green Line cannot represent Israel internationally.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2016 16:20
Fight breaks out between Bibi and Bennett

Fight breaks out between Bibi and Bennett

The ongoing saga of Bennett versus the Foreign Ministry interferes with cabinet meeting.Uzi Baruch, 17/01/2016 15:00
Foreign Ministry workers threaten Naftali Bennett

Foreign Ministry workers threaten Naftali Bennett

Jewish Home head angers Foreign Ministry workers with hint they're not patriotic. They respond: 'We won't work with Bennett.'Uzi Baruch, 16/01/2016 18:56
Israel summons Swedish envoy for reprimand

Israel summons Swedish envoy for reprimand

Foreign Ministry tells Carl Magnus that Swedish FM will play no role in 'foreseeable future' with regard to Israeil-Palestinian relations.Cynthia Blank, 13/01/2016 20:18
Israel bans Swedish officials from visiting

Israel bans Swedish officials from visiting

Hotovely takes Foreign Ministry cadets on Samaria tour, says after Swedish FM's outburst that 'Israel has closed doors on official visits.'Yoni Kempinski, 13/01/2016 13:39
How long will Israel wait for Brazil's approval?

How long will Israel wait for Brazil's approval?

Dani Dayan and PM to hold face-to-face meeting Thursday over Brazil's delay in approving his ambassadorial appointment.Nitsan Keidar, 31/12/2015 09:44
Israel apologizes to Singapore for diplomat error

Israel apologizes to Singapore for diplomat error

Singapore outraged after junior Israeli diplomat used city-state's flag as a table cloth but nonetheless accepts Israel's apology.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/12/2015 07:24
On the need for a new and independent Israeli advocacy authority

On the need for a new and independent Israeli advocacy authority

Barry Shaw lays out a plan at the Haifa Conference on Israel's public relations - or the lack thereof. Barry Shaw, 29/12/2015 07:00
Ambassador to Switzerland compares Israel to Nazis

Ambassador to Switzerland compares Israel to Nazis

Caspi summoned for disciplinary procedures after posting quote from Herman Goering on Facebook with words: 'we're on the right path.'Ari Yashar, 28/12/2015 13:15
Israeli dead in Chile; circumstances unclear

Israeli dead in Chile; circumstances unclear

Foreign Ministry is in touch with family and embassy in Santiago is seeing to returning 22-year-old's body to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 27/12/2015 12:05
Israel to act to approve Dayan's appointment

Israel to act to approve Dayan's appointment

Deputy Foreign Minister to present plan to convince Brazil to accept the appointment of former Yesha Council head as Israeli ambassador.Nitsan Keidar, 27/12/2015 06:22
Quartet: Talks only way to achieve 'peace'

Quartet: Talks only way to achieve 'peace'

Middle East Quartet envoys meet with senior Israeli officials in Jerusalem on ways to end Arab terror wave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/12/2015 21:09
Foreign min. slams UN 'alleged attackers' remarks

Foreign min. slams UN 'alleged attackers' remarks

Israeli foreign ministry condemns UN human rights spokeswoman for criticizing Israeli forces shooting 'alleged attackers.'Ari Soffer, 16/12/2015 16:54
Israel seeking to change new Jordan visa policy

Israel seeking to change new Jordan visa policy

Jordan is tightening restrictions on entering the country via land crossings from Israel.Yaakov Levi, 13/12/2015 22:35
Israeli killed in accident in Argentina

Israeli killed in accident in Argentina

Bariloche's Chabad House says Amir Gueta, 23, was on a post-army trip to South America with three friends.Cynthia Blank, 13/12/2015 08:35
Brazil continues to snub Dani Dayan request

Brazil continues to snub Dani Dayan request

Israel approved the former Yesha Council chairman's appointment two months ago, so why has Brazil yet to reply to an official request?Cynthia Blank, 06/12/2015 10:01
Israel denounces Swedish minister's remarks

Israel denounces Swedish minister's remarks

Israel's foreign ministry denounces Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom's claims that Israel executes terrorist stabbers.Ben Ariel, 06/12/2015 02:15
Foreign Ministry document: 'Settlements' are legal

Foreign Ministry document: 'Settlements' are legal

Foreign Ministry to distribute new legal opinion which clearly states that communities in Judea and Samaria are perfectly legal.Nitsan Keidar, 04/12/2015 04:13
Israel 'marks' EU countries after labeling row

Israel 'marks' EU countries after labeling row

Foreign Ministry aims to create 'obstacles' in work with Palestinians for European countries who pushed hard for 'settlement' labeling.Cynthia Blank, 03/12/2015 10:14
PM: We stand on our right to live in Jewish state

PM: We stand on our right to live in Jewish state

On 68th anniversary of UN voting to recognize a Jewish state in Israel, Netanyahu announces plans to resume work on Jewish State Law.Cynthia Blank, 29/11/2015 13:09
Foreign Ministry takes on social media incitement

Foreign Ministry takes on social media incitement

New bureau will tackle online incitement by locating content harmful to Israel while also engaging in advocacy and dialogue.Nitsan Keidar, 29/11/2015 09:22
Germany slams EU labeling as a 'mistake'

Germany slams EU labeling as a 'mistake'

'Decision to label products from West Bank will create stigma against Israel,' German parliamentarian Jurgen Hardt asserts.Cynthia Blank, 11/11/2015 21:43
Israel suspends meetings with EU over labeling

Israel suspends meetings with EU over labeling

EU envoy to Israel informed Jewish state will not participate in several scheduled talks because of EU's new 'discriminatory' practice.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2015 20:28
Foreign Ministry cadets headed to Samaria

Foreign Ministry cadets headed to Samaria

Changes to Foreign Ministry cadet course will enable future ambassadors to better defend Israel in the international sphere.Nitsan Keidar, 01/11/2015 09:18
Israel shoots down New Zealand's effort for talks

Israel shoots down New Zealand's effort for talks

Wellington's envoy to Israel told in no uncertain terms to back off from initiative to impose negotiations on Israel and Palestinians.Cynthia Blank, 29/10/2015 12:42
South Africa Hosts Hamas Despite Israeli Protests

South Africa Hosts Hamas Despite Israeli Protests

ANC chairman accuses Israel of 'state-sponsored crime on Palestine' at Hamas rally in Cape Town.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2015 20:28
'UNESCO Cannot Alter Our Connection to Holy Sites'

'UNESCO Cannot Alter Our Connection to Holy Sites'

Israeli Foreign Ministry blasts UNESCO's decision to have Rachel's Tomb, Cave of the Patriarchs listed as Muslim sites.Cynthia Blank, 21/10/2015 20:17
'Arafat's Legacy of Lies Continues with Abbas'

'Arafat's Legacy of Lies Continues with Abbas'

Foreign Ministry officials confirm to Arutz Sheva an active fight against the PA's push to claim the Kotel as their own.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2015 19:07
South African President Meets with Hamas Leader

South African President Meets with Hamas Leader

Foreign Ministry summons deputy ambassador in outrage over the meeting, hours after Hamas calls for suicide bombings.Tova Dvorin, 19/10/2015 17:10
Foreign Ministry Lays Bare Palestinian Incitement

Foreign Ministry Lays Bare Palestinian Incitement

In chilling video, Israeli Foreign Ministry shows how 'PA culture of hate and incitement is to blame' for ongoing string of attacks.Hillel Fendel, 09/10/2015 14:52
MFA Launches Media War Against PA Incitement

MFA Launches Media War Against PA Incitement

'Incitement is the #1 wave of terror affecting us today,' Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely states after critical meeting.Nitsan Keidar, 07/10/2015 20:57
Israeli Tour Guide Falls to Death in Romania

Israeli Tour Guide Falls to Death in Romania

While trying to help tourist on the Fagaras Mountains in Romania, Noam Avnon, 45, lost balance and fell to his death.Orli Harari, 29/09/2015 19:42
Foreign Ministry: Anti-Semitism May Rise in Russia

Foreign Ministry: Anti-Semitism May Rise in Russia

Putin regime is good for Jews, says Israeli Foreign Ministry, but worsening political situation could prompt wave of anti-Semitism.Cynthia Blank, 29/09/2015 15:44
How Islamists Prepare Violence on Temple Mount

How Islamists Prepare Violence on Temple Mount

Behind-the-scenes video of how Arabs barricaded in Al-Aqsa Mosque in advance with stockpiles of rocks and explosives on Rosh Hashanah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2015 16:54
Searches Intensify for Missing Israeli in Uman

Searches Intensify for Missing Israeli in Uman

Foreign Ministry and ZAKA join searches for Amir Ohana, the missing Israeli in Ukraine as wife asks public to help pray for his return.Cynthia Blank, 17/09/2015 11:23
Israeli Man Disappears in Muslim Country

Israeli Man Disappears in Muslim Country

A resident of Ashkelon, who made aliyah 20 years ago, has not been seen since flying to unnamed country to visit his brother in June.Cynthia Blank, 07/09/2015 16:38
PM: 'We Have a Country' to Combat Anti-Semitism

PM: 'We Have a Country' to Combat Anti-Semitism

Prime Minister expresses gratitude to Foreign Ministry officials for working hard to combat lies and slanders against Israel worldwide.Cynthia Blank, 03/09/2015 14:50
Second Israeli Child Drowns Abroad in a Week

Second Israeli Child Drowns Abroad in a Week

Three-year-old fell into a canal in southeast Poland while on a cruise with his family.Cynthia Blank, 27/08/2015 13:14
BDS Fight to Move to Strategic Affairs Ministry

BDS Fight to Move to Strategic Affairs Ministry

Gilad Erdan will take control of countering the boycott movement against Israel, as Foreign Ministry officials fume.Cynthia Blank, 20/08/2015 08:06
Israel To EU: Stop Funding Illegal Arab Building

Israel To EU: Stop Funding Illegal Arab Building

Israel has appealed to the European Union to stop funding illegal Palestinian settlements in Area C of Judea and Samaria.Yaakov Levi, 13/08/2015 11:41
Liberman Dismisses 'Leperous' Hotovely

Liberman Dismisses 'Leperous' Hotovely

Liberman brushes off accusations of weakness during his tenure as FM, calls current Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely a 'leper.'Haim Lev, 09/08/2015 10:56
Liberman Blasts PM for Weakening Foreign Ministry

Liberman Blasts PM for Weakening Foreign Ministry

Former FM says that decentralization of the crucial office has led to gaping foreign policy holes - and just when Israel needs it most.Hezki Baruch, 08/08/2015 22:09
Israeli Tourist Killed in Skydiving Accident

Israeli Tourist Killed in Skydiving Accident

Israeli woman in her 30s confirmed dead by Foreign Ministry on Thursday; body to be flown back to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 16/07/2015 10:02
Foreign Ministry Blasts 'Immoral' Church Boycott

Foreign Ministry Blasts 'Immoral' Church Boycott

'People of faith and religion should work to facilitate peace,' Foreign Ministry says after United Church of Christ joins BDS movement.Cynthia Blank, 01/07/2015 10:21
Foreign Ministry Removes Gaza Cartoon

Foreign Ministry Removes Gaza Cartoon

Foreign Ministry takes down video that mocked foreign press coverage of Gaza, says it had been misinterpreted.Ben Ariel, 22/06/2015 05:42