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Jewish leaders applaud Paraguay over terrorist designation

Jewish leaders applaud Paraguay over terrorist designation

Conference of Presidents leaders praise Paraguay for designating Hamas and Hezbollah as terrorist organizations.Ben Ariel, 20/08/2019 05:54
Paraguay recognizes Hamas, Hezbollah as terrorist organizations

Paraguay recognizes Hamas, Hezbollah as terrorist organizations

Minister Katz praises Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez for decision to designate Hezbollah and Hamas as terror organizations.Gary Willig, 19/08/2019 19:46
Hebrew U to open tech centers in Chicago, Paraguay and China

Hebrew U to open tech centers in Chicago, Paraguay and China

Hebrew University in Jerusalem announces plans to open three international tech centers in US, China, and Paraguay.Marcy Oster, JTA, 25/01/2019 09:15
Brazil arrests Israeli head of global drug smuggling network

Brazil arrests Israeli head of global drug smuggling network

Brazil captures drug smuggling network leader after he escapes Israeli custody in Paraguay during extradition.JTA, 06/12/2018 16:02
Israeli Economics Ministry punishes Paraguay over embassy move

Israeli Economics Ministry punishes Paraguay over embassy move

Following decision by new Paraguayan president to move embassy from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, Israel cancels economic delegation to Paraguay.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/09/2018 12:02
Turkey to open embassy in Paraguay

Turkey to open embassy in Paraguay

Turkey will open an embassy in Asuncion in a show of support for Paraguay's stance on Israel.Elad Benari, 07/09/2018 06:43
Arab League praises Paraguay

Arab League praises Paraguay

Arab League says Paraguay's decision to relocate its embassy back to Tel Aviv serves as a model for other countries.Elad Benari, 07/09/2018 04:42
Paraguayan President: Israel's response was exaggerated

Paraguayan President: Israel's response was exaggerated

Paraguayan President urges Israel to reconsider the closing of its embassy in his country.Elad Benari, 07/09/2018 03:46
Pence urges Paraguay to move embassy to Jerusalem

Pence urges Paraguay to move embassy to Jerusalem

US Vice President speaks with Paraguayan President to discuss his decision to move his country’s embassy back to Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 07/09/2018 00:07
Paraguayan President: Embassy relocation meant to advance peace

Paraguayan President: Embassy relocation meant to advance peace

Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez explains decision to move his country’s embassy back to Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 06/09/2018 02:05
PA to open 'embassy' in Paraguay

PA to open 'embassy' in Paraguay

Palestinian Authority welcomes Paraguay’s decision to relocate its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 06/09/2018 00:04
Paraguay announces return of embassy to Tel Aviv

Paraguay announces return of embassy to Tel Aviv

Months after moving embassy to J'lem, Paraguay says it is returning its embassy. In response, Netanyahu orders embassy in Paraguay closed.Tal Polon, 05/09/2018 20:19
Barkat: 'Israel strengthened relations with Latin America'

Barkat: 'Israel strengthened relations with Latin America'

'I brought the blessings of the people of Israel to the (new) President of Paraguay as he was sworn in,' Jerusalem's mayor said.Jonathan Benedek, 16/08/2018 17:59
Barkat to attend inauguration of Paraguayan president

Barkat to attend inauguration of Paraguayan president

Jerusalem mayor to leave today to attend swearing-in ceremony Paraguayan President-elect Mario Abdo Benitez after embassy opens in JerusalemArutz Sheva Staff, 13/08/2018 21:32
This Torah made its way from a dead community to a new continent

This Torah made its way from a dead community to a new continent

A Torah scroll makes its way from Iowa to Paraguay, telling a story about modern Judaism on its way.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2018 21:09
White House welcomes Paraguay's embassy move

White House welcomes Paraguay's embassy move

White House expresses hope that other countries will follow Paraguay and relocate their embassies to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 23/05/2018 06:04
PA slams Paraguay embassy move as 'act of aggression'

PA slams Paraguay embassy move as 'act of aggression'

Frustrated by string of embassy openings in Jerusalem, PA denounces Paraguay over inauguration of new embassy. 'Move violates UN decisions.'David Rosenberg, 21/05/2018 14:46
'We have no better friends than you'

'We have no better friends than you'

President Horacio Cartes, Israeli PM Netanyahu attend opening ceremony for new embassy in J'lem, days after US, Guatemala move embassies.David Rosenberg, 21/05/2018 13:19
Paraguay to unveil Jerusalem embassy Monday

Paraguay to unveil Jerusalem embassy Monday

Days after US, Guatemala moved embassies to J'lem, Paraguay's president lands in Israel to attend opening of new embassy in Israeli capital.David Rosenberg, 21/05/2018 08:07
Paraguay to open embassy in Jerusalem next week

Paraguay to open embassy in Jerusalem next week

Third embassy to open in Jerusalem in under two weeks as Paraguayan president to attend opening ceremony next Tuesday.Gary Willig, 17/05/2018 20:40
Why these Latin American states are opening embassies in J'lem

Why these Latin American states are opening embassies in J'lem

What motivated some Latin American countries to go where others fear to tread, and relocate their embassies to Jerusalem?Josefin Dolsten, 11/05/2018 08:07
Paraguay to relocate embassy to Jerusalem

Paraguay to relocate embassy to Jerusalem

South American nation;s foreign ministry confirms wish of outgoing president to move embassy to Jerusalem will be fulfilled.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/05/2018 20:33
Abbas: Moving embassies to Jerusalem is against int'l law

Abbas: Moving embassies to Jerusalem is against int'l law

PA chairman urges Latin American countries not to follow in Paraguay’s footsteps and move their embassies to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 08/05/2018 04:05
Paraguayan president to open embassy in Jerusalem

Paraguayan president to open embassy in Jerusalem

Paraguayan president plans trip to Israel, embassy in Jerusalem - before the end of May.Nitsan Keidar, 07/05/2018 19:41
Paraguay’s outgoing president says will move embassy to J'lem

Paraguay’s outgoing president says will move embassy to J'lem

President of South American nation vows to relocate embassy to Jerusalem before he leaves office this summer.JTA, 29/04/2018 21:15
Report: Paraguay, Honduras ready to move embassies to Jerusalem

Report: Paraguay, Honduras ready to move embassies to Jerusalem

Army Radio reports Paraguay and Honduras are ready to relocate their embassies to Jerusalem if Netanyahu visits their countries.Elad Benari, 12/03/2018 06:13
Paraguayan President: We like Israel very much

Paraguayan President: We like Israel very much

Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes comes to Buenos Aires to meet Netanyahu.Nitsan Keidar, 13/09/2017 03:07
Paraguay to require more humane ways of animal slaughter

Paraguay to require more humane ways of animal slaughter

Paraguay will require end of shackle-and-hoist slaughter by the end of year, changing method for restraint of animals for kosher slaughter.JTA, 28/03/2017 20:36
Paraguayan President: We had our own Holocaust

Paraguayan President: We had our own Holocaust

President Horacio Cartes becomes first Paraguayan head of state to visit Israel, emphasizes shared values, tragic histories.JTA, 21/07/2016 17:14
Rivlin: Paraguay is a true friend of Israel

Rivlin: Paraguay is a true friend of Israel

President Reuven Rivlin welcomes Paraguayan counterpart making the first state visit by a president of Paraguay to Israel.Hezki Baruch, 19/07/2016 03:08
Paraguayan president to visit Israel

Paraguayan president to visit Israel

President Horacio Cartes of Paraguay will visit Israel to discuss several cooperation agreements between the two countries.JTA, 08/07/2016 05:58
Israel delivers drip irrigation to Paraguay farms

Israel delivers drip irrigation to Paraguay farms

Israel donated food and assistance kits to help Paraguayans displaced by massive flooding in the region, the worst in 50 years.JTA, 26/06/2016 18:26
Israel Re-Opens Embassy in Paraguay

Israel Re-Opens Embassy in Paraguay

It is the third Israeli mission to re-open, after the cost-cutting closure of 16 diplomatic missions worldwide in 2002.Hillel Fendel, 03/08/2015 00:13
Paraguay to Re-open Embassy in Israel

Paraguay to Re-open Embassy in Israel

Foreign Minister Ze'ev Elkin participated in the inauguration of President Horacio Cartes and met with Paraguay's Jewish community.Kochava Rozenbaum , 15/08/2013 22:18
Argentine President Has Thyroid Cancer

Argentine President Has Thyroid Cancer

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, 58, has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She will undergo surgery January 4 to remove the tumor.Chana Ya'ar, 28/12/2011 10:41
Paraguay to Recognize Palestine?

Paraguay to Recognize Palestine?

Palestinian Authority's Foreign Ministry claims that Paraguay will join other South American nations and recognize a Palestinian state.Elad Benari, 27/12/2010 03:12