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US to allow 'Israel' on passports of people born in Jerusalem

US to allow 'Israel' on passports of people born in Jerusalem

Trump Admin. reportedly to end policy of not listing country of birthplace of passport holders who were born in Jerusalem.Gary Willig, 28/10/2020 22:55
PA: Trump trying to antagonize the Palestinian people

PA: Trump trying to antagonize the Palestinian people

PA “foreign ministry” blasts US intention to allow US citizens born in Jerusalem to list “Jerusalem, Israel” on their US passports.Elad Benari, 05/09/2019 06:36
US considering including 'Jerusalem, Israel' on passports

US considering including 'Jerusalem, Israel' on passports

Despite US recognition of Jerusalem as capital, US citizens still not allowed to list "Jerusalem, Israel" on their passports.Nitzan Keidar, 03/09/2019 10:59
Iranians caught with fake Israeli passports

Iranians caught with fake Israeli passports

Argentina arrests Iranians who entered on stolen, poorly doctored, passports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/03/2019 11:30
'Jerusalem, Israel' to be written in US passports?

'Jerusalem, Israel' to be written in US passports?

Members of Congress request US Pres. Trump order State Dep't to write 'Jerusalem, Israel,' in passports of US citizens born in Jerusalem.Guy Cohen, 22/09/2018 21:53
Israel to issue free temporary passports

Israel to issue free temporary passports

Interior Ministry issues free temporary passports to travelers with flights before Oct. 20.Hezki Baruch, 04/09/2017 13:22
PA requests Jordan return Israeli ambassador

PA requests Jordan return Israeli ambassador

During talks between Abbas and King Abdullah, demand raised to return embassy staff to Amman, without which they cannot receive visas.Mordechai Sones, 07/08/2017 16:17
Israel slashes price for passports ordered at Ben Gurion Airport

Israel slashes price for passports ordered at Ben Gurion Airport

Compensating for long wait times at Interior Ministry branches, Israeli government slashes prices for emergency passports issued at airport.Chana Roberts, 13/07/2017 11:42
Good news for Israelis: Pay less for your passport

Good news for Israelis: Pay less for your passport

Passport prices drop just in time for summer, Interior Minister says the step 'lowers the cost of living.'Orly Harari, 28/06/2017 13:38
PA planning to issue 'Palestine' passports

PA planning to issue 'Palestine' passports

PA reportedly tells Israel it will issue "State of Palestine" passports - with or without its consent.Elad Benari, 14/04/2016 06:13
Report: ISIS stole 'thousands' of blank passports

Report: ISIS stole 'thousands' of blank passports

Islamic State stealing identity papers to sneak terrorists into Europe as refugees, report claims.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/12/2015 17:04
ISIS terrorists with 150 European passports nabbed

ISIS terrorists with 150 European passports nabbed

Two jihadists arrested at Istanbul's international airport with enough European passports stuffed in mini-pizza ovens for a small army.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2015 20:05
Surge in Passport Requests as Syrians Flee

Surge in Passport Requests as Syrians Flee

One million citizens applied for passports in six months, Syrian media reveals - five times the requests in the first half of 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2015 19:43
Jewish Orgs: US Supreme Court Decision 'Myopic'

Jewish Orgs: US Supreme Court Decision 'Myopic'

Both ADL and ZOA blast the decision to separate 'Jerusalem' from 'Israel' on passports, accuse US gov't of bias against Israel.Tova Dvorin, 09/06/2015 16:31
'The US Refuses to Recognize Israel's Sovereignty'

'The US Refuses to Recognize Israel's Sovereignty'

Ari Zivotofsky, the father who fought for 12 years for 'Jerusalem' to be 'Israel' on US passports, speaks on the landmark ruling.Nitsan Keidar, 09/06/2015 13:52
Biometric Passport Stands Debut at Airport

Biometric Passport Stands Debut at Airport

Goodbye, long lines: 17 stands introduced in latest step to transfer Israeli ID system over to biometric.Tova Dvorin, 20/05/2015 15:50
Iranians Sentenced over Fake Israeli Passports

Iranians Sentenced over Fake Israeli Passports

Two Iranians sentenced with jail time or fine for traveling with fake Israeli passports, but mystery remains over their true plans.Cynthia Blank, 01/10/2014 17:22
Kenya: Iranians Caught with Fake Israeli Passports

Kenya: Iranians Caught with Fake Israeli Passports

Terror attack or just criminal? Mystery deepens after Iranians attempt to board flight to Tel Aviv with stolen passports.Tova Dvorin, 19/09/2014 11:30
Landmark Move: US, Israel Issue Mutual Visas

Landmark Move: US, Israel Issue Mutual Visas

American, Israeli visa process opened to allow US nationals to invest in Israel economy, and vice versa. Is this the end to a visa crisis?Tova Dvorin and Hezki Baruch, 13/08/2014 13:17
Orgs Appeal to US Over 'Jerusalem' Passport

Orgs Appeal to US Over 'Jerusalem' Passport

Three major umbrella organizations file amicus briefs to US Supreme Court, demanding US citizens born in Jerusalem be listed as Israelis.Tova Dvorin, 24/07/2014 11:34
US Supreme Court to Decide on Jerusalem's Status

US Supreme Court to Decide on Jerusalem's Status

Can the US president declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital?AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/04/2014 20:00
US Ambassador Says End to Visa Crisis Coming

US Ambassador Says End to Visa Crisis Coming

Despite doubling in visa rejection rates for young Israelis, US ambassador to Israel stresses the days of the US visa are numbered.Tova Dvorin, 20/04/2014 08:46
Sephardic Leader, Spanish King Meet

Sephardic Leader, Spanish King Meet

Sephardic Community Council to be the liaison between Jews in Israel and Spanish government, leader tells Arutz Sheva.Benny Toker, 26/03/2014 12:14
Senior Rabbis Forbid Taking Spanish Citizenship

Senior Rabbis Forbid Taking Spanish Citizenship

Religious Zionist rabbis, including Rabbi Sholmo Aviner, forbid obtaining Spanish passports, compare to 'reparations' for expulsion.Tova Dvorin, 10/02/2014 18:10
Report: Hezbollah Terrorists Roam the World

Report: Hezbollah Terrorists Roam the World

Report says Hezbollah terrorists travel the world freely, seeking opportunities to carry out terror attacks against Israelis and Jews.David Lev, 26/12/2013 14:11
Court: US Doesn't Have to List Israel on Passports

Court: US Doesn't Have to List Israel on Passports

The State Department does not have to honor a law that requires passports issued in Jerusalem to list Israel as their country of issue.David Lev, 23/07/2013 23:49