US Secretary of State Blinken calls for Two-State Solution

US Secretary of State Blinken calls for Two-State Solution

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken expressed support for a 'Palestinian State' alongside a 'Jewish, Democratic' one.ILTV, 2/23/2021, 9:48 PM
Blinken to Ashkenazi: Two-state solution is the best way to ensure Israel’s future

Blinken to Ashkenazi: Two-state solution is the best way to ensure Israel’s future

Secretary of State speaks to Israeli Foreign Minister, tells him the US believes in a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 2/22/2021, 11:16 PM
Head of Morocco's liaison office arrives in Israel

Head of Morocco's liaison office arrives in Israel

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi speaks to head of Morocco's liaison office immediately upon his arrival in Israel.Nitsan Keidar, 2/10/2021, 4:31 AM
Foreign Minister Ashkenazi speaks with US Secretary of State

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi speaks with US Secretary of State

Minister Ashkenazi speaks with Secretary Blinken about ICC decision to investigate Israel, Iran nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2021, 8:54 PM
Live: Establishment of relations between Kosovo and Israel

Live: Establishment of relations between Kosovo and Israel

Watch the special ceremony marking the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Kosovo and the State of IsraelArutz Sheva, 2/1/2021, 3:50 PM
Israeli officials congratulate new US Secretary of State

Israeli officials congratulate new US Secretary of State

Antony Blinken confirmed as new US Secretary of State by Senate vote of 78-22.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/26/2021, 9:57 PM
Will Abraham Accords translate to united military front against Iran?

Will Abraham Accords translate to united military front against Iran?

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi says UAE, Bahrain share Israel's concerns over Iran nuclear threat, Abraham Accords is a 'warm peace.'Yoni Kempinski, 1/26/2021, 7:37 PM
Report: Israel reaching out after Erdoğan's 'ambiguous' rapprochement

Report: Israel reaching out after Erdoğan's 'ambiguous' rapprochement

In low-profile outreach, Israeli officials reportedly 'testing the waters' with Turkish premier, who, they believe, is afraid of Biden.Eitan Divinsky, 12/31/2020, 9:40 PM
Ashkenazi resigns from Blue and White in another blow to Gantz

Ashkenazi resigns from Blue and White in another blow to Gantz

Foreign Minister and Blue and White No. 2 taking break from politics, is proud of his efforts to prevent implementation of sovereignty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/30/2020, 3:52 PM
Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi taking break from politics

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi taking break from politics

Blue and White loses another member after Minister Ashkenazi announces he will not run in upcoming election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2020, 5:40 PM
'Peace is made between peoples, not between leaders'

'Peace is made between peoples, not between leaders'

President Rivlin and Foreign Minister Ashkenazi light Hanukkah candles with heads of Israeli missions abroad who participated via Zoom.Nitsan Keidar, 12/14/2020, 6:09 AM
'This is a day of light befitting Hanukkah'

'This is a day of light befitting Hanukkah'

Defense, Foreign Ministers welcome establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Morocco.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2020, 8:17 PM
Ashkenazi: Spain should designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation

Ashkenazi: Spain should designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation

Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya at moving tribute to Righteous Among the Nations says she knows family of righteous diplomat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2020, 10:14 PM
Saudi prince: 'Israel rotting thousands in concentration camps'

Saudi prince: 'Israel rotting thousands in concentration camps'

A senior member of the Saudi royal family slandered the State of Israel and Jews worldwide at Bahrain political summit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2020, 6:12 PM
Saudi Prince calls Israeli PM a liar: 'How can you believe him?'

Saudi Prince calls Israeli PM a liar: 'How can you believe him?'

Prince Turki Al-Faisal spoke at a video conference also attended by Israeli Foreign Minister who expressed his "regret" at remarks.Y Rabinovitz, 12/6/2020, 9:31 PM
Ashkenazi meets Jordanian counterpart

Ashkenazi meets Jordanian counterpart

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi tells Israeli counterpart that Israel should halt procedures that undermine "two-state solution."Elad Benari, 12/4/2020, 12:00 AM
Czech Republic to open diplomatic mission in Jerusalem

Czech Republic to open diplomatic mission in Jerusalem

Czech ambassador to Israel says decision to open diplomatic office in Jerusalem fulfills 2-year-old promise by President Milos Zeman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2020, 8:03 PM
Israel welcomes Slovenia's decision to recognize Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

Israel welcomes Slovenia's decision to recognize Hezbollah as a terrorist organization

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi: I call on the EU and other countries to recognize all branches of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 11/30/2020, 11:23 PM
Israel to send aid to hurricane-ravaged Honduras

Israel to send aid to hurricane-ravaged Honduras

Defense and Foreign Ministers authorize delegation from Home front Command to leave for Honduras after Hurricane Eta.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2020, 6:00 PM
Bahrain announces plans to open embassy in Israel

Bahrain announces plans to open embassy in Israel

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi meets Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of BahrainArutz Sheva Staff, 11/18/2020, 2:06 PM
Hardliner Democrat strategist ominous message to Israel: 'You guys bet on wrong team'

Hardliner Democrat strategist ominous message to Israel: 'You guys bet on wrong team'

Jim Manley retweets Israeli Foreign Minister congratulatory tweet with comment: 'You guys bet on the wrong team.' What does it portend?Mordechai Sones, 11/8/2020, 2:38 PM
Dominican Republic considers moving embassy to Jerusalem

Dominican Republic considers moving embassy to Jerusalem

Following conversation between Foreign Ministers, the Dominican Foreign Ministry announced it is considering moving embassy from Tel AvivArutz Sheva, 10/31/2020, 6:12 PM
Foreign Minister Ashkenazi praises Sudan decision to join Abraham Accords

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi praises Sudan decision to join Abraham Accords

FM Gabi Ashkenazi thanks Trump Administration 'for finding path to peace where so many leaders have failed in the past.'Mordechai Sones, 10/24/2020, 6:57 PM
Ashkenazi: I call on the Palestinians to return to negotiations

Ashkenazi: I call on the Palestinians to return to negotiations

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi meets UAE counterpart in Berlin. "Our presence here symbolizes an era of peace, stability, prosperity and hope."Nitsan Keidar, 10/7/2020, 3:07 AM
UAE, Israel ministers in historic first meeting at Holocaust Memorial

UAE, Israel ministers in historic first meeting at Holocaust Memorial

Gabi Ashkenazi, UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, and German FM Heiko Maas meet at Berlin Holocaust Memorial.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2020, 3:50 PM
Foreign Minister Ashkenazi to meet Emirati counterpart

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi to meet Emirati counterpart

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi to visit Berlin, where he will hold talks with his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates.Nitsan Keidar, 10/6/2020, 12:56 AM
FM Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Stand with the US to prevent arms sales to Iran'

FM Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Stand with the US to prevent arms sales to Iran'

Israeli Foreign Minister lauds US efforts to strengthen enforcement of weapons sanctions against Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2020, 8:10 PM
Netanyahu did not have authority to sign UAE deal

Netanyahu did not have authority to sign UAE deal

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi forced to step in over legal hurdle to signing of Abraham Accords in Washington today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2020, 3:52 PM
Gabi Ashkenazi: New ties 'strategically and economically significant'

Gabi Ashkenazi: New ties 'strategically and economically significant'

Foreign Min. Ashkenazi praises US Pres. Trump for efforts to further normalization, promises to strengthen ties with other countries.Eitan Divinsky, 9/12/2020, 10:18 PM
Gabi Ashkenazi: Was Netanyahu set up? I doubt it

Gabi Ashkenazi: Was Netanyahu set up? I doubt it

The FM views the revelation of the link between investigator in Netanyahu case and Judy Nir-Mozes as an attempt to invalidate case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2020, 9:48 AM
Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Israel's security will be guaranteed by its own defensive power'

Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Israel's security will be guaranteed by its own defensive power'

'Israel will closely monitor implementation of renewed UNIFIL mandate,' Foreign Ministry says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2020, 8:37 PM
Likud: 'Gabi Ashkenazi knew nothing about Abraham Accords'

Likud: 'Gabi Ashkenazi knew nothing about Abraham Accords'

Likud slams Blue and White statements: 'Laughable' for Blue and White to present change in policy as their own doing.Hezki Baruch, 8/27/2020, 8:36 PM
'Our policy has moved from annexation to normalization'

'Our policy has moved from annexation to normalization'

Gabi Ashkenazi declares that Israel has shifted from pursuing sovereignty in Judea and Samaria, to normalizing relations with Arab world.David Rosenberg, 8/27/2020, 12:05 PM
'Gabi Ashkenazi's Blue and White dragging Israel to elections'

'Gabi Ashkenazi's Blue and White dragging Israel to elections'

Budget negotiations between Likud, Blue and White at impasse less than 9 hours before deadline with fate of the government at stake.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/24/2020, 4:18 PM
Watch: Gantz and Ashkenazi meet Pompeo

Watch: Gantz and Ashkenazi meet Pompeo

Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi met with US Sec. of State Pompeo in JerusalemArutz Sheva, 8/24/2020, 4:09 PM
If it quacks like elections…

If it quacks like elections…

With government collapse looming, Blue and White leader Benny Gantz is willing to compromise, but his No. 2 is holding him back. Opinion.Mati Tuchfeld, 8/23/2020, 4:10 PM
Israel opens cooperation office in Honduras

Israel opens cooperation office in Honduras

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi: The Israeli flag is officially hoisted today in the capital of Honduras for the first time in 26 years.Orli Harari, 8/21/2020, 5:05 AM
Conflict between Likud and Blue and White escalates

Conflict between Likud and Blue and White escalates

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi says Netanyahu will do anything to remain prime minister, Likud says Ashkenazi is undermining Gantz.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2020, 9:00 PM
Oman's foreign minister speaks to Ashkenazi after UAE agreement

Oman's foreign minister speaks to Ashkenazi after UAE agreement

Oman's foreign minister speaks to Israeli counterpart, affirms his country's position calling for peace between Israel and PA.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2020, 5:38 AM
Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Mistake for Security Council to reject US proposal'

Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Mistake for Security Council to reject US proposal'

FM Gabi Ashkenazi warns: Decision not to extend arms embargo on Iran was a 'mistake,' will lead to deterioration in Middle East.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2020, 8:46 PM
Official: Israelis permitted to visit Greece

Official: Israelis permitted to visit Greece

Tourists from Israel to be allowed entry to Greek capital Athens as well as some islands in country. FM Ashkenazi: 'Important decision'Mordechai Sones, 8/13/2020, 2:04 PM
Israel supports UNIFIL ability to effectively carry out mission

Israel supports UNIFIL ability to effectively carry out mission

'Resolution 1701 was designed to prevent Hezbollah and its Iranian masters from turning southern Lebanon into a hotbed of terror.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/11/2020, 6:08 PM
Gabi Ashkenazi: 'We must all act against Iranian efforts to undermine stability'

Gabi Ashkenazi: 'We must all act against Iranian efforts to undermine stability'

FM Gabi Ashkenazi meets Latin American, Caribbean, ambassadors, discussing Iranian entrenchment in Middle East and Trump peace plan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/5/2020, 1:07 PM
Ashkenazi: Gantz will remain Blue and White chairman

Ashkenazi: Gantz will remain Blue and White chairman

Foreign Minister calls on Likud to resolve budget crisis: "This crisis can be resolved in one minute."Elad Benari, 8/5/2020, 5:42 AM
Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Deal of the Century will lead to separation from Palestinian Authority'

Gabi Ashkenazi: 'Deal of the Century will lead to separation from Palestinian Authority'

'We're in favor of a process which will lead to peace, don't want to harm peace agreements with our neighbors,' Foreign Min. Ashkenazi says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2020, 11:05 AM
Ashkenazi meets Cypriot counterpart, discusses sovereignty

Ashkenazi meets Cypriot counterpart, discusses sovereignty

Foreign ministers of Israel and Cyprus meet as Israel seeks to defuse European opposition to sovereignty plan.Elad Benari, 6/24/2020, 4:32 AM
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
Israeli Foreign Minister: We don't have any maps yet for sovereignty plan

Israeli Foreign Minister: We don't have any maps yet for sovereignty plan

'First we need to get on the same page as the US, then we'll get the sovereignty maps ready,' says Israeli Foreign Minister.David Rosenberg, 6/10/2020, 2:15 PM
Israeli FM participates in multinational corona videoconference

Israeli FM participates in multinational corona videoconference

Foreign Minister Ashkenazi participates in joint discussion with counterparts from US, Australia, India, Brazil, and South Korea on COVID-19Gary Willig, 6/3/2020, 11:02 PM
EU High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell speaks to Foreign Minister Ashkenazi

EU High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell speaks to Foreign Minister Ashkenazi

Underlines EU 'unequivocal commitment to the security of the State of Israel, which is not negotiable for the EU.'Mordechai Sones, 5/26/2020, 8:44 PM
Foreign Minister speaks to Russian counterpart

Foreign Minister speaks to Russian counterpart

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi speaks with Sergei Lavrov, discusses the need to end the Iranian presence in Syria.Nitsan Keidar, 5/21/2020, 3:27 AM
'Regrettable that EU ignored the threats Israel faces'

'Regrettable that EU ignored the threats Israel faces'

'Regrettable that EU ignored threats Israel faces,' says Israeli Foreign Ministry, after EU 'strongly urges' Israel not to apply sovereigntyArutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2020, 12:40 PM
New Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi calls Trump peace plan 'historic'

New Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi calls Trump peace plan 'historic'

Former IDF Chief of Staff and Blue and White MK assumes new post as Foreign Minister, says maintaining peace agreements crucial.AFP, 5/18/2020, 5:02 PM
MK Ashkenazi on sovereignty: We'll put our foot on the brake

MK Ashkenazi on sovereignty: We'll put our foot on the brake

Blue and White MK asked in TV interview about sovereignty in Judea and Samaria: We believe it’s better to have an influence from within.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/26/2020, 5:57 AM
'Netanyahu collected materials on Gantz and Ashkenazi'

'Netanyahu collected materials on Gantz and Ashkenazi'

Former PM Ehud Barak claims that Netanyahu collected information on Blue and White leaders in order to force them to join government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2020, 6:21 AM
Left-wingers demonstrate outside home of MK Gabi Ashkenazi

Left-wingers demonstrate outside home of MK Gabi Ashkenazi

Protesters demand Ashkenazi cease negotiations with Netanyahu to form unity government.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/13/2020, 12:14 PM
Gantz and Ashkenazi's threat

Gantz and Ashkenazi's threat

Blue and White leaders make clear to Likud: If no agreement by Monday night, the legislation against Netanyahu will be advanced.Elad Benari, 4/13/2020, 5:19 AM