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US official: Indonesia could get billions if it establishes relations with Israel

US official: Indonesia could get billions if it establishes relations with Israel

Head of US government agency says Indonesia could get additional US financing if it joins Trump's initiative to establish ties with Israel.Ben Ariel, 23/12/2020 06:02
Abbas working to thwart normalization

Abbas working to thwart normalization

PA chairman praises Indonesian President for his refusal to normalize ties with Israel before peace with Palestinian Arabs.Dalit Halevi, 17/12/2020 06:32
Watch: Massive volcano eruption in Indonesia

Watch: Massive volcano eruption in Indonesia

Indonesia's Lewotolo volcano erupts spewing ash into sky. Thousands evacuated from homes.Arutz Sheva, 29/11/2020 15:45
Indonesia affirms support for 'Palestine'

Indonesia affirms support for 'Palestine'

Indonesian Foreign Minister speaks to PA counterpart, assures him of her country’s firm position in support of the PA.Elad Benari, 27/11/2020 03:05
Inmate escapes by digging tunnel out of prison

Inmate escapes by digging tunnel out of prison

Drug dealer on death row in Indonesia digs 30-meter tunnel to escape through sewer system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2020 22:58
Eight defamatory programs on Israel by Dutch Public TV

Eight defamatory programs on Israel by Dutch Public TV

This distorted TV series is an expression of a much more profound problem about the Netherlands. The country benefits internationally from a far too positive image, partly because few people know its language. Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 05/03/2020 17:00
We are in a war of symbolism

We are in a war of symbolism

To Islamists the more important the symbolic nature of a Christian, Buddhist, Jewish or Hindu building or site of Western power, the more important it is to destroy it. That includes the Temple Mount, ancient Afghan Buddhas, the Twin Towers and more. Howard Rotberg, 23/02/2020 11:00
Suspected suicide bombing in Indonesia

Suspected suicide bombing in Indonesia

Several police officers wounded in explosion outside police headquarters in city of Medan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2019 04:54
Muslim delegation from Indonesia visits Israel Diamond Exchange

Muslim delegation from Indonesia visits Israel Diamond Exchange

Indonesian Chamber of Commerce tours and meets senior officials of Israeli Diamond Exchange in Ramat Gan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2019 20:57
Jews live in the shadows in Muslim-majority Indonesia

Jews live in the shadows in Muslim-majority Indonesia

Yaakov Baruch, rabbi at Indonesia's only synagogue says he hides his Jewish identity in public, there's 'no denying' tolerance is fading.AFP, 09/03/2019 20:08
Indonesia, Australia sign long-awaited trade deal

Indonesia, Australia sign long-awaited trade deal

Trade agreement to aid cattle, sheep farmers as well as universities and health care providers.AFP, 04/03/2019 17:21
Australia targets March signing of stalled Indonesia trade deal

Australia targets March signing of stalled Indonesia trade deal

Indonesia, Australia, to sign multi-billion-dollar trade deal after nearly a decade of negotiations.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2019 12:23
Thousands displaced by Indonesia bombing, suspected chem weapons

Thousands displaced by Indonesia bombing, suspected chem weapons

Humanitarian crisis in West Papua as thousands displaced escaping bombing and suspected chemical weapons use by Indonesian military.Mordechai Sones, 24/01/2019 21:10
Jewish groups offer assistance after Indonesian tsunami

Jewish groups offer assistance after Indonesian tsunami

Tsunami in Indonesia has left more than 400 dead and thousands homeless.Marcy Oster - JTA, 25/12/2018 17:59
Number of dead in Indonesia tsunami climbs to 429

Number of dead in Indonesia tsunami climbs to 429

Death toll in Indonesian tsunami nearly doubles, with number of injured topping 1,500.David Rosenberg, 25/12/2018 09:20
Death toll rises to 222 after tsunami devastates Indonesia

Death toll rises to 222 after tsunami devastates Indonesia

Indonesian authorities report at least 222 dead, 'many more missing' after volcano erupts, causing massive tsunami waves.David Rosenberg, 23/12/2018 15:28
62 dead as tsunami hits Indonesia

62 dead as tsunami hits Indonesia

At least 62 dead, 20 missing after tsunami hits the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait following eruption of Krakatoa volcano.Ben Ariel, 23/12/2018 06:29
Malaysia and Indonesia sink Australia’s Embassy move to Jerusalem

Malaysia and Indonesia sink Australia’s Embassy move to Jerusalem

Veiled threats of terrorist attacks and the cancelling of trade agreements are making Australia step back from moving its Embassy to Jerusalem. David Singer, 27/11/2018 12:31
Lion Air jet wreckage possibly found

Lion Air jet wreckage possibly found

Rescue teams work to recover remains of victims from plane crash in Indonesia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/10/2018 19:16
Cause of Indonesian plane crash still a mystery

Cause of Indonesian plane crash still a mystery

New Lion Air Boeing 737-800 crashes into sea shortly after takeoff in Jakarta; all 189 aboard feared dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/10/2018 22:41
Indonesian airplane crashes into sea

Indonesian airplane crashes into sea

Lion Air passenger jet with 188 people on board crashes into the sea shortly after takeoff from Jakarta.Ben Ariel, 29/10/2018 05:43
Indonesia: 2,045 killed, 5,000 missing

Indonesia: 2,045 killed, 5,000 missing

Indonesia ends search for disaster survivors, focuses efforts on helping those who have already been located.Guy Cohen, 11/10/2018 12:00
Indonesia: Death toll from earthquake, tsunami climbs to 1,234

Indonesia: Death toll from earthquake, tsunami climbs to 1,234

Number of dead from earthquake and tsunami on Friday continues to rise, and more quakes continue to hit the region.Guy Cohen, 02/10/2018 11:18
408 killed in Indonesia tsunami

408 killed in Indonesia tsunami

Thousands of buildings collapse following earthquake in Indonesia, followed by six-meter tsunami that washed away bodies and sea vessels.Mordechai Sones, 30/09/2018 08:08
Indonesia: Gay 'couple' flogged over 80 times

Indonesia: Gay 'couple' flogged over 80 times

Gay men, 13 others, receive public floggings while crowd chants 'hit them harder.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2018 23:31
Search progresses for dozens missing in Indonesia ferry sinking

Search progresses for dozens missing in Indonesia ferry sinking

Number of missing persons much higher than authorities initially thought. Ferry had no passenger list.Mordechai Sones, 20/06/2018 18:35
Netanyahu meets leader of 60 million Muslims

Netanyahu meets leader of 60 million Muslims

At AJC Global Forum 2018 in Israel, Yahya Cholil Staquf, who, as General Secretary of the Nahdlatul Ulama Supreme Council andGary Willig, 14/06/2018 21:38
'Hamas is trying to murder us, you hypocrites'

'Hamas is trying to murder us, you hypocrites'

MK Yoel Razvozov attacks Qatar and Indonesia parliament heads: 'Hamas trying to murder citizens of Israel - and you defend it.'Rafael Levi, 05/06/2018 16:25
Indonesia's once multiple ties with Israel

Indonesia's once multiple ties with Israel

C. Holland Taylor, retired American businessman who has lived in Indonesia since 1999, talks about Indonesia's former president, Gus Dur, a friend of Israel.Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld , 05/04/2018 00:23
Tens of thousands rally against Israel in Indonesia

Tens of thousands rally against Israel in Indonesia

80,000 protesters call to recognize eastern Jerusalem as capital of 'Palestine,' declare Trump decision 'legally null and void.'Mordechai Sones - AFP, 17/12/2017 09:56
Watch: Timelapse footage of Bali volcano erupting

Watch: Timelapse footage of Bali volcano erupting

Clouds of thick smoke well from Mount Agung, Indonesia's tallest volcano.Mordechai Sones, 28/11/2017 01:15
Indonesia issues 'red alert' volcano warning

Indonesia issues 'red alert' volcano warning

Indonesian authorities evacuate area around Mount Agung, warn eruption may occur 'at any time.'Chana Roberts, 27/11/2017 18:36
'Selfies with Hitler' at Indonesian museum

'Selfies with Hitler' at Indonesian museum

At Indonesian museum, visitors take selfies with Hitler figure and Auschwitz backdrop.JTA, 11/11/2017 17:51
Watch: What happens when the President gets stuck in traffic?

Watch: What happens when the President gets stuck in traffic?

Indonesian president marches 2 kilometers along the road in the heat of the sun to bypass traffic and get to army ceremony on time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/10/2017 14:59
The last Jews of Indonesia speak out

The last Jews of Indonesia speak out

Only 200 Jews remain in the Indonesian capital called Jakarta., 27/04/2017 11:17
In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

In Muslim Indonesia, tiny Jewish community lives on

The modest synagogue on Sulawesi island is the only synagogue in the nation of 255 million people.AFP, 27/04/2017 07:21
Indonesian 'Nazi café' closes down, citing lack of interest

Indonesian 'Nazi café' closes down, citing lack of interest

Controversial Nazi-themed café in the city of Bandung closes over lack of customers, but plans to open elsewhere.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2017 03:38
Trump's Indonesia partner considers runnning for president

Trump's Indonesia partner considers runnning for president

Trump's Indonesian business partner considers running for president if 'no one else can fix the country's problems.'Chana Roberts, 02/01/2017 10:09
Fire on Indonesia tourist boat leaves 23 dead, dozens injured

Fire on Indonesia tourist boat leaves 23 dead, dozens injured

Emergency teams rescue 200, bring 32 to hospitals after fire breaks out on Indonesia tourist boat.Chana Roberts, 01/01/2017 14:05
Death toll in Indonesian earthquake rises to 54

Death toll in Indonesian earthquake rises to 54

Earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale hits Indonesian island of Sumatra.Ben Ariel, 07/12/2016 06:03
Indonesia rejects Netanyahu's call for relations

Indonesia rejects Netanyahu's call for relations

Indonesian officials say the country stands firm in its support for a Palestinian state and will not have bilateral relations with Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/04/2016 23:35
Indonesia arrests 14 would-be jihadists

Indonesia arrests 14 would-be jihadists

Authorities stop more than a dozen people, including children, intending to join jihadist groups in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2016 07:52
Report: Israel blocks Indonesian FM's visit to PA

Report: Israel blocks Indonesian FM's visit to PA

Indonesian FM prevented from visiting Ramallah, after president calls on Muslim states to unite to fight Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/03/2016 14:37
Muslim body calls for economic war on Israel

Muslim body calls for economic war on Israel

OIC summit vows 'settlement' boycott and full support for PA; in attendance was Abbas and Sudanese war criminal Omar al-Bashir.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2016 16:35
Indonesia: Muslims must unite to back Palestinians

Indonesia: Muslims must unite to back Palestinians

President Joko Widodo tells Organization of Islamic Cooperation that organization is useless unless it fights Israel.Matt Wanderman, 07/03/2016 13:16
Indonesian capital rocked by combined attacks

Indonesian capital rocked by combined attacks

At least 14 terrorists carry out six bombing attacks, engage in firefights with police across the city. Source claims ISIS responsible.Raphael Poch, 14/01/2016 08:48
Why BDS can't win

Why BDS can't win

Europe cannot do without Israel. China has much respect for the Jewish state. And there is more. Barry Shaw, 13/01/2016 23:02
Australia warns: ISIS is eyeing Indonesia

Australia warns: ISIS is eyeing Indonesia

Australian Attorney-General warns ISIS is working to boost its presence in Indonesia, which would make it easier to attack Western targets.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/12/2015 05:42
Jakarta hopes jaded jihadists can jinx ISIS

Jakarta hopes jaded jihadists can jinx ISIS

Meatball seller and others become disillusioned with ISIS's promises of riches - can they discourage Indonesia's growing terror problem?Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2015 07:18
Flight Disappears Over Papua; 54 People on Board

Flight Disappears Over Papua; 54 People on Board

Small domestic aircraft vanishes during short-haul flight after losing contact with air traffic control.Tova Dvorin, 16/08/2015 13:51
Indonesia Grants Israeli Badminton Player Visa

Indonesia Grants Israeli Badminton Player Visa

World Jewish Congress welcomes news that Misha Zilberman, who represented Israel in the 2012 Olympics, will be allowed to play.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2015 20:59
Indonesia Holds Up Visa for Israeli Player

Indonesia Holds Up Visa for Israeli Player

Israeli badminton player Misha Zilberman may miss championships in Indonesia after authorities fail to grant him a visa.Ben Ariel, Canada, 08/08/2015 01:10
Massive Volcano Strands Tourists in Indonesia

Massive Volcano Strands Tourists in Indonesia

Five airports close in Indonesia during peak tourist season, leaving thousands of vacationers unable to leave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/07/2015 14:35
Over 100 Feared Dead in Indonesia Army Plane Crash

Over 100 Feared Dead in Indonesia Army Plane Crash

Hercules military plane crashes in provincial capital, with officials saying all 113 on board died likely in addition to others on ground.Ari Yashar, 30/06/2015 16:30
ISIS Chemical Weapon Attack - in Indonesia?

ISIS Chemical Weapon Attack - in Indonesia?

Indonesian police say gas attack in Jakarta last month was the work of jihadists returning home from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2015 11:37
Indonesians Flock to ISIS for 'Better Sharia Life'

Indonesians Flock to ISIS for 'Better Sharia Life'

16 Indonesians, mostly women and children, arrested in Turkey on way to ISIS, after 16 others did the same - what is driving them?Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/03/2015 09:47
How Can Indonesia Stop Giving ISIS Terrorists?

How Can Indonesia Stop Giving ISIS Terrorists?

Indonesia is becoming a key source of ISIS fighters; a local think-tank says the state has been weak in fighting the phenomenon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2015 15:49