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Three Israelis arrested in Nigeria arrive in Israel

Three Israelis arrested in Nigeria arrive in Israel

Three Israeli filmmakers arrested in Nigeria arrive in Israel after being released thanks to help from the Embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2021 09:52
Jewish filmmakers remain locked up in Nigeria with no reason for their arrest

Jewish filmmakers remain locked up in Nigeria with no reason for their arrest

The activists' families believe the trio were arrested on suspicion of supporting local separatists. No charges have been filed in the case.ILTV, 19/07/2021 15:41
Israeli filmmakers arrested in Nigeria while filming documentary on local Jewish community

Israeli filmmakers arrested in Nigeria while filming documentary on local Jewish community

Film crew being detained includes well known pro-Israel social media influencer Rudy Rochman.Dan Verbin, 14/07/2021 20:41
Africa's largest city gets its first rabbi

Africa's largest city gets its first rabbi

Rabbi Mendy and Mazal Sternbach to establish a Chabad center in Lagos, Nigeria, a city with a population of 17.5 millionYehuda Mayteles, 17/11/2020 15:49
Nigeria: Soldiers destroy 6 synagogues

Nigeria: Soldiers destroy 6 synagogues

2 members of Igbo community arrested 'for wearing kippot and and Jewish star' as 50 killed in clashes over police brutality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 09:16
Nigeria: American hostage rescued in dramatic military operation

Nigeria: American hostage rescued in dramatic military operation

An American citizen who was abducted last week in Niger has been rescued during a high-risk U.S. military raid in neighboring NigeriaArutz Sheva, 31/10/2020 17:33
Nigerian Foreign Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Nigerian Foreign Minister tests positive for COVID-19

Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama tests positive for COVID-19, will enter isolation in health facility.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/07/2020 05:06
Nigerian woman delivers baby aboard Emirates Airline

Nigerian woman delivers baby aboard Emirates Airline

Stranded Nigerian returning from United Arab Emirates delivers baby boy aboard Emirates Airline plane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 14:59
Israel Allies caucuses launched in three African countries, bringing total number to 42

Israel Allies caucuses launched in three African countries, bringing total number to 42

Israel Allies Foundation initiates parliamentary caucuses in Nigeria, DRC and Congo Brazzaville.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2020 13:58
The African Islamic State from the ocean to Sudan

The African Islamic State from the ocean to Sudan

We have gone from the Christianization of Africa to the Africanization of Christianity. These Christians are now under terror attacks everywhere. Giulio Meotti, 28/02/2020 12:01
ISIS is murdering Christians in Nigeria - but it wants you next

ISIS is murdering Christians in Nigeria - but it wants you next

Christians, Jews and the entire infidel West are in the sights of ISIS planners, and they don't plan to mince methods, if Nigeria is any indication. Giulio Meotti, 30/12/2019 20:03
Black Slavery exists today in Muslim-dominated African nations

Black Slavery exists today in Muslim-dominated African nations

Black slavery is rampant in these Muslim-dominated African countries, but no one is talking about it.Dr. Charles Jacobs, 10/09/2019 08:29
65 dead in Islamic terror attack in Nigeria

65 dead in Islamic terror attack in Nigeria

ISIS-linked Islamic terror group suspected in massacre of 65 people in Nigeria. Terrorists gunned down victims as they left funeral.David Rosenberg, 29/07/2019 14:37
An inside look at Nigeria's Jewish community

An inside look at Nigeria's Jewish community

Jewish community reveals how they pray, observe Shabbat and Kashrut in Nigeria, their dream of Zion.i24News, 14/05/2019 17:56
Crypto-Jews face genocide in Nigeria, separatist leader warns

Crypto-Jews face genocide in Nigeria, separatist leader warns

Members of Nigeria's Igbo minority who claim Jewish heritage are being systematically wiped out by Islamic groups, separatist leader warns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/02/2019 13:07
Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu resurfaces in Jerusalem

Nigerian separatist leader Nnamdi Kanu resurfaces in Jerusalem

“I owe my survival to Israel,” says separatist Nigerian leader after fleeing to Jerusalem.JTA, 22/10/2018 14:44
Bar Ilan's first Nigerian student aims to reduce poverty at home

Bar Ilan's first Nigerian student aims to reduce poverty at home

Bar-Ilan University's first Nigerian international MBA student launches business venture aimed at alleviating poverty in Africa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2018 12:10
What would life for Jews be like if Israel was ruled by Muslims?

What would life for Jews be like if Israel was ruled by Muslims?

Look at the atrocities done against Jews by Muslims in 1934 for an answer: Attaturk, Reza Pahlevi and the Jews of Turkey. Ezequiel Doiny, 08/08/2018 07:31
Nigerian army rescues 76 kidnapped schoolgirls

Nigerian army rescues 76 kidnapped schoolgirls

Nigerian military rescues 76 schoolgirls out of 90 who were kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group.Ben Ariel, 22/02/2018 00:57
Israeli kidnapped for ransom in Nigeria released

Israeli kidnapped for ransom in Nigeria released

Israeli citizen working in Nigeria kidnapped by armed persons, his personal driver killed during gunfight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/02/2018 13:44
Boko Haram refugees get Israeli-funded soccer league

Boko Haram refugees get Israeli-funded soccer league

Israel’s envoy to Nigeria funds refugee children’s soccer league with Independence Day fund.JTA, 17/05/2017 07:25
Boko Haram releases 82 kidnapped schoolgirls

Boko Haram releases 82 kidnapped schoolgirls

Nigeria negotiates the release of 82 of more than 200 schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014.Ben Ariel, 07/05/2017 05:07
100 killed as Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp

100 killed as Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp

20 Red Cross workers among dead as air force jet on mission against Boko Haram accidentally bombs refugee camp in northeastern Nigeria.Gary Willig, 17/01/2017 21:19
Nigeria reportedly nixes Israel-Africa summit

Nigeria reportedly nixes Israel-Africa summit

Tense ties between Israel and Nigeria could undermine conference with 15 West African nations.JTA, 26/08/2016 06:03
US State Dept sought to buy from Clinton donor

US State Dept sought to buy from Clinton donor

Just a few weeks after Hillary Clinton stepped down as Secretary of State, the State Department made overtures to one of her largest donors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2016 13:02
 'Africa’s future depends on Israel'

'Africa’s future depends on Israel'

Christian African leaders met and planned with Natan Sharansky over the Jewish Agency's work on the continent.Rachel Kaplan, 27/07/2016 14:47
Nigeria arrests members of the 'Avengers'

Nigeria arrests members of the 'Avengers'

A new mysterious militant group is rising to prominence, inflicting huge damage on world oil infrastructure. Will new arrests provide clues?Ari Yashar, 16/05/2016 14:52
Chabad rabbi building '1st mikvah in West Africa'

Chabad rabbi building '1st mikvah in West Africa'

Chabad rabbi and Israeli company join forces to build ritual bath for Nigerian capital's growing Israeli Jewish community.JTA, 09/05/2016 14:47
Jews in Nigeria celebrate a special Passover

Jews in Nigeria celebrate a special Passover

Unique partnership enables six massive seders around the African nation for the first time ever, with rabbis flown in from the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2016 18:46
Hassidim watch Fiddler on the Roof for first time

Hassidim watch Fiddler on the Roof for first time

45 years since iconic movie first released, Jew in the City website asks real-life hassidic Jews what they think.Ari Soffer, 03/02/2016 16:52
Nigeria: At least 65 dead in Islamist attack

Nigeria: At least 65 dead in Islamist attack

Boko Haram bomb targets the community of Dalori, in northeastern Nigeria.Gil Ronen, 31/01/2016 18:01
Nigerian gas explosion kills over 100

Nigerian gas explosion kills over 100

Truck bearing butane cooking gas explodes near industrial gas plant on Christmas Eve.Tova Dvorin, 25/12/2015 09:21
Boko Haram forces 1 million children out of school

Boko Haram forces 1 million children out of school

UNICEF report reveals ongoing Boko Haram insurgency has closed thousands of schools in Nigeria and neighboring states.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2015 10:10
World's deadliest terror group? It isn't ISIS

World's deadliest terror group? It isn't ISIS

Boko Haram in Nigeria outpaces Islamic State 6,644 murders to 6,073, reveals new report.Ari Yashar, 18/11/2015 19:59
Israeli Citizen Killed in Nigeria

Israeli Citizen Killed in Nigeria

Israeli man shot dead by assailants in failed abduction attempt. His identity has not yet been released.Menachem Schwartz, 09/09/2015 17:25
Nigeria's 'Igbo Jews' Returning to Their Roots

Nigeria's 'Igbo Jews' Returning to Their Roots

Could 30 million Nigerians have Jewish roots? Remy Ilona, a leader of Nigeria's Igbo 'Benei-Yisrael', says yes - and they're returning.Remy Ilona, 25/08/2015 18:50
NY Court Sentences Al Qaeda Sympathizer to Jail

NY Court Sentences Al Qaeda Sympathizer to Jail

A Nigerian national was sentenced to 22 years in prison for helping Al Qaeda by a New York court.Yaakov Levi, 13/08/2015 09:54
African Jihadists Bomb Nigeria Church on Sunday

African Jihadists Bomb Nigeria Church on Sunday

Unclaimed suicide bombing reminiscent of Boko Haram kills five, including priest, mother and her two children.Ari Yashar, 06/07/2015 08:54
African Jihadists Gun Down 80 Muslims at Prayer

African Jihadists Gun Down 80 Muslims at Prayer

ISIS's Boko Haram strikes mosques in remote Nigerian town murdering praying Muslims, as Ramadan jihad heats up.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2015 08:15
The West's "Ardent" Feminists Abandon Women to the Caliph

The West's "Ardent" Feminists Abandon Women to the Caliph

Not a word has been uttered by feminists in the face of the horrible mistreatment of captured women by ISIS and other Islamist groups. Giulio Meotti, 31/05/2015 00:12
Nigerian Army Rescues 200 Girls from Boko Haram

Nigerian Army Rescues 200 Girls from Boko Haram

Nigeria's army rescues 200 girls and 93 women during a military operation against Boko Haram Islamists.Ben Ariel, 29/04/2015 02:16
Israel's Top Ally in Africa Loses in Elections

Israel's Top Ally in Africa Loses in Elections

Goodluck Jonathan, who revolutionized Israel ties, replaced by Muhammadu Buhari, Muslim former military ruler thought to have Islamist bent.Ari Yashar, 31/03/2015 21:37
ISIS Accepts Boko Haram Pledge of Allegiance

ISIS Accepts Boko Haram Pledge of Allegiance

'Caliphate expands to West Africa,' ISIS spokesperson says in recording, after Nigerian terrorist group vows loyalty.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/03/2015 22:40
Nigeria: Boko Haram Pledges Allegiance to ISIS

Nigeria: Boko Haram Pledges Allegiance to ISIS

Leader of Nigerian terrorist group, Abubakak Shekau, pledges allegiance to 'Islamic State' in new recording.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2015 23:45
ISIS Fad: African Islamists Burn Civilians Alive

ISIS Fad: African Islamists Burn Civilians Alive

After ISIS burns Jordanian pilot to death on camera, Boko Haram terrorists use their methods in massacring 90 civilians in Cameroon.Ari Yashar, 05/02/2015 16:16
PA Blasts Nigeria for Abstaining at UN

PA Blasts Nigeria for Abstaining at UN

Palestinian Authority says Nigeria's abstention during a UN vote on Palestinian statehood as a "big disappointment".Ben Ariel, 01/01/2015 04:45
Double Suicide Bombers Murder Over 60 in Kenya

Double Suicide Bombers Murder Over 60 in Kenya

Crowded market in Maiduguri targeted by teenage Muslim girls with bombs, detonating one after the other.Ari Yashar, 25/11/2014 15:29
Boko Haram Attack Kills At Least 45 in Nigeria

Boko Haram Attack Kills At Least 45 in Nigeria

At least 45 people killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack in Borno state in northeast Nigeria. Death toll expected to rise.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2014 04:14
Nigeria: 46 Killed in School Suicide Blast

Nigeria: 46 Killed in School Suicide Blast

The state government of Yobe has shut down all public schools. Boko Haram is the suspected culprit.Arutz Sheva, 11/11/2014 09:44
Nigerian Terror Group Kidnaps 30 More Children

Nigerian Terror Group Kidnaps 30 More Children

Heavily armed Boko Haram gunmen invaded Mafa in Borno state Friday and Saturday and abducted 30 boys and girls, local leaders told media.Cynthia Blank, 27/10/2014 20:26
Explosion at Nigerian Bus Station Leaves 5 Dead

Explosion at Nigerian Bus Station Leaves 5 Dead

An explosion Wednesday near a bus station left five people dead and 12 more injured in northern Nigeria, police confirmed Thursday morning.Cynthia Blank, 23/10/2014 11:56
Nigeria Declared 'Ebola-Free'

Nigeria Declared 'Ebola-Free'

Nigeria has been declared officially free of Ebola virus after six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization says.Cynthia Blank, 20/10/2014 16:36
Boko Haram Suspected of Saturday's Deadly Attacks

Boko Haram Suspected of Saturday's Deadly Attacks

Immediately following reports of ceasefire and prisoner release, Boko Haram is believed to have struck again in 5 new attacks on villages.Cynthia Blank, 19/10/2014 15:24
African Dies Vomiting on Plane to New York

African Dies Vomiting on Plane to New York

NY congressman furious after officials dismiss Ebola after 'cursory' exam of passenger who died on flight from Nigeria.Ari Yashar, 17/10/2014 11:55
Nigeria Says Girls Released, Retracts Statement

Nigeria Says Girls Released, Retracts Statement

Nigeria's military says some of the schoolgirls abducted in April by Boko Haram group were freed, later says it was mistaken.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2014 03:16
Nigeria: Israel's Staunchest African Ally

Nigeria: Israel's Staunchest African Ally

How booming trade, bilateral ties and strong diplomatic ties have made Nigeria Israel's strongest African ally. What does the future hold?Jonny Paul, 11/09/2014 19:14
Ebola Scare Ruled Out in Tel Aviv Suburb

Ebola Scare Ruled Out in Tel Aviv Suburb

Dozens of patients asked to remain in Kfar Saba clinic after concerns raised that one patient may have contracted lethal virus in Nigeria.Ari Yashar, 08/09/2014 13:53