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Czech PM: Embassy to be moved to Jerusalem in coming months

Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala announces that he intends to fast-track the move of his country's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Czech PM: Embassy to be moved to Jerusalem in coming months

Hamas condemns Argentina:

'An infringement on the rights of our people'

Hamas livid after Argentine President Javier Milei announces he will move his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

'An infringement on the rights of our people'

Upon landing in Israel

Argentinian Pres. vows to move embassy to Jerusalem

Newly-elected Argentinian President Javier Milei announces relocation of his country's embassy immediately upon landing in Israel.

Argentinian Pres. vows to move embassy to Jerusalem

National Security Council:

Israelis must exercise caution in India following embassy blast

NSC issues advisory after IED explodes outside Israeli embassy in New Delhi.

Israelis must exercise caution in India following embassy blast

Explosion reported at Israeli embassy in India

'Abusive' letter addressed to Israeli ambassador found, witnesses report hearing loud bang, seeing smoke, in potential bombing.

Explosion reported at Israeli embassy in India

Lebanon:

Suspect arrested in shooting outside US embassy

Lebanese security forces detain man suspected of being behind last week’s shooting outside US embassy, in which no one was hurt.

Suspect arrested in shooting outside US embassy

Diplomatic achievement:

Congo to open embassy in Jerusalem

Netanyahu, Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi announce: Israel will open an embassy in Kinshasa and Congo will open one in Jerusalem.

Congo to open embassy in Jerusalem

Shots fired outside US embassy in Beirut

Embassy spokesperson says there were no injuries in the incident and the facility is safe.

Shots fired outside US embassy in Beirut

Papua New Guinea confirms:

Embassy in Jerusalem to open next week

Spokesperson for Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea says he will open an embassy in Jerusalem during a visit next week.

Embassy in Jerusalem to open next week

Sierra Leone Pres.: Willing to establish embassy in Jerusalem

Pres. Julius Bio of Sierra Leone speaks with Israel's Foreign Min. Eli Cohen, expresses readiness to establish embassy in Jerusalem.

Sierra Leone Pres.: Willing to establish embassy in Jerusalem

Ukrainian embassy:

'Jewish community in Odessa suffering, don't abandon them'

Ukraine's embassy in Israel publishes dire warning of effects Russian attacks on Odessa are having on the local Jewish community.

'Jewish community in Odessa suffering, don't abandon them'

Iraq:

Protesters set Swedish embassy in Baghdad on fire

Hundreds of protesters storm Swedish embassy in Baghdad and set it on fire. No embassy staff harmed.

Protesters set Swedish embassy in Baghdad on fire

Russia to open embassy branch in Jerusalem

Russian Federation agrees to open embassy branch in central Jerusalem, in exchange for ownership of plot and a promise of no expropriation.

Russia to open embassy branch in Jerusalem

Paris:

Israeli embassy official acts against Minister Smotrich

Embassy official contacts French Jewish leaders to tell hem to protest Israeli Finance Minister during attendance of OECD conference.

Israeli embassy official acts against Minister Smotrich

EU concerned Hungary may move embassy to Jerusalem

European Commission’s spokesman for foreign affairs reiterates EU policy is not to open embassies in Jerusalem.

EU concerned Hungary may move embassy to Jerusalem

Hungary:

'No decision yet on embassy in Jerusalem'

Hungarian President Katalin Novak says no decision has yet been made on whether Budapest would move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

'No decision yet on embassy in Jerusalem'

Papua New Guinea to open embassy in Jerusalem

Papua New Guinea's Foreign Minister informs Israeli counterpart his country will open an embassy in Israel's capital.

Papua New Guinea to open embassy in Jerusalem

30 MKs, ministers congratulate Azerbaijan on new Israel embassy

Israeli govt. officials, legislators write letter or Azeri parliament on occasion of opening of Azeri embassy in Israel.

30 MKs, ministers congratulate Azerbaijan on new Israel embassy

Explosion at Ukrainian embassy in Madrid, Spain

Embassy employee hurt in explosion.

Explosion at Ukrainian embassy in Madrid, Spain

Britain:

Archbishop of Canterbury concerned by possible embassy move

Archbishop of Canterbury expresses concerns about impact of a potential move to transfer UK’s embassy to Jerusalem.

Archbishop of Canterbury concerned by possible embassy move

Britain:

Catholic leader urges Truss not to move embassy to Jerusalem

Archbishop of Westminster writes Prime Minister Liz Truss, expresses concerns over plans to move British Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

Catholic leader urges Truss not to move embassy to Jerusalem

PA concerned over possible British embassy relocation

PA cabinet leader warns against change in status quo in Jerusalem as Truss contemplates relocating embassy.

PA concerned over possible British embassy relocation

Honduras considering moving its embassy back to Tel Aviv

Honduran Foreign Ministry says the country is considering moving its embassy in Israel from Jerusalem, a year after relocating it.

Honduras considering moving its embassy back to Tel Aviv

UK PM hopeful Liz Truss to review moving embassy to Jerusalem

Conservative Party leadership candidate Liz Truss pledges to review moving UK Embassy to Jerusalem and to pass anti-BDS bill.

UK PM hopeful Liz Truss to review moving embassy to Jerusalem

Due to budget issues:

Suriname cancels opening of embassy in Jerusalem

Suriname's president reverses decision announced last month to open an embassy in Israel, cites lack of budget.

Suriname cancels opening of embassy in Jerusalem

Israeli Embassy in Poland: 2,000 Israelis still in Ukraine

'The people waiting in the line are busy with daily survival,' Israeli Embassy says.

Israeli Embassy in Poland: 2,000 Israelis still in Ukraine

Ambassador: 'We're working to move Italian Embassy to Jerusalem'

'We're working very intensely to convince Italy to move its Embassy to Jerusalem,' Israel's Amb. Eydar tells Israel National News.

Ambassador: 'We're working to move Italian Embassy to Jerusalem'

Swastika found at US embassy in Bulgaria

The image was first identified on January 28, a day after International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Swastika found at US embassy in Bulgaria

What you need to know about Biden's proposed Jerusalem Consulate

The building Biden wants to use as a Palestinian Arab consulate is smack in the middle of Jerusalem. Say NO! Op-ed.

What you need to know about Biden's proposed Jerusalem Consulate

Trading Jerusalem for US Visas

It’s just a matter of time before Biden presents an offer he thinks Israel can't refuse in exchange for the Arab Jerusalem consulate.Op-ed.

Trading Jerusalem for US Visas

Drone intercepted near US embassy in Baghdad

Drone shot down near US embassy in Baghdad. No injuries reported.

Drone intercepted near US embassy in Baghdad

Chinese state TV airs "blatant anti-Semitism" in news report

Report accuses "pro-Israel lobby" and "wealthy Jews" of influencing US foreign policy, and dominating financial, media and tech industry.

Chinese state TV airs "blatant anti-Semitism" in news report

Chinese Embassy in Japan tweets anti-Semitic cartoon

Cartoon was subsequently deleted after embassy was contacted by Israeli Embassy in Japan.

Chinese Embassy in Japan tweets anti-Semitic cartoon

Swiss diplomat in Tehran dies after falling from high rise

The senior secretary at the Swiss Embassy in Tehran was found dead after an apparent fall from her high rise apartment on Tuesday.

Swiss diplomat in Tehran dies after falling from high rise

UK Zionist youth group boycotts Ambassador Hotovely event

Masorti organization backs out of embassy event over Hotovely's past statements and views, which it says are inconsistent with its beliefs.

UK Zionist youth group boycotts Ambassador Hotovely event

Bahrain names first ever Ambassador to Israel

Israeli, Bahraini foreign ministers speak following Bahrain's decision to open an embassy, appoint ambassador to Israel.

Bahrain names first ever Ambassador to Israel

Jordan condemns Kosovo for opening embassy in Jerusalem

Jordanian government calls Kosovo's decision to open an embassy in Jerusalem 'invalid and illegitimate.'

Jordan condemns Kosovo for opening embassy in Jerusalem

Equatorial Guinea's embassy moving to Jerusalem

Netanyahu "welcomes the trend in which countries are transferring their embassies to Jerusalem"

Equatorial Guinea's embassy moving to Jerusalem

Terror group takes responsibility for attack on Israeli embassy

Unknown group claims responsibility for New Delhi attack on Israeli embassy.

Terror group takes responsibility for attack on Israeli embassy

Israel to open embassy in Bahrain

Embassy to open by end of 2020, with permanent location to be opened by end of 2021.

Israel to open embassy in Bahrain

African nation of Malawi to open embassy in Jerusalem

Malawi would become the third nation to have an embassy in Jerusalem, first African nation to do so.

African nation of Malawi to open embassy in Jerusalem

Did Trump imply Queen Elizabeth opposed Jerusalem embassy move?

Trump says he received calls, 'in one case, a Queen' opposing embassy move.

Did Trump imply Queen Elizabeth opposed Jerusalem embassy move?

Israeli embassy tweet slams Netanyahu, haredim

Post comparing Netanyahu to beheaded king of France, appears on official Twitter account of Israeli embassy in Ghana.

Israeli embassy tweet slams Netanyahu, haredim

Did you think the US considers Jerusalem the Capital of Israel?

The US Consulate Passport Service does not seem to realize that Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Op-ed.

Did you think the US considers Jerusalem the Capital of Israel?

First tree at US Jerusalem Embassy

Friedman plants 1st tree at Embassy for Tu BiShvat; 1st tree planted in Israel as part of President Trump’s '1 Trillion Trees Initiative'.

First tree at US Jerusalem Embassy

Uganda considering opening embassy in Jerusalem

PM Netanyahu hopes Israel, Uganda will open embassies in each other's capitals.

Uganda considering opening embassy in Jerusalem

Honduras waiting for Israeli reciprocity for embassy move

Honduras President: 'We're waiting for Israel to reciprocate to move our embassy.'

Honduras waiting for Israeli reciprocity for embassy move

Jordan jails man over plot to attack Israel embassy

Man who plotted to attack Israeli embassy in Amman sentencd to 8 years in prison.

Jordan jails man over plot to attack Israel embassy

Armenia to open embassy in Israel

Armenian government announces intention to open embassy in Israel for first time since diplomatic relations were established in 1992.

Armenia to open embassy in Israel

Peres' granddaughter slams PM in speech sponsored by embassy

Mika Almog, granddaughter of Shimon Peres, sharply criticizes PM at Berlin event in honor of her grandfather, sponsored by Israeli embassy.

Peres' granddaughter slams PM in speech sponsored by embassy

Guatemala embassy celebrates Independence Day

Dr. Mike Evans and The Friends of Zion Museum hosted the Embassy of Guatemala’s event for Guatemalan Independence Day.

Guatemala embassy celebrates Independence Day

Israel condemns Belgian paper’s defense of 'ugly noses' op-ed

In unusual move, Israeli embassy condemns local daily for printing, defending op-ed portraying Jews as land thieves with ugly noses.

Israel condemns Belgian paper’s defense of 'ugly noses' op-ed

South Korean dies after self-immolation at Japanese embassy

South Korean whose father was a victim of Japanese forced labor sets himself on fire outside Japanese embassy.

South Korean dies after self-immolation at Japanese embassy

Moldova to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem

Moldova’s government announces it will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. WJC welcomes the move.

Moldova to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem

Argentinian embassies to mark 25 years since AMIA bombing

Embassies in 20 cities around the world will mark 25th anniversary of the terrorist bombing of the AMIA Jewish Center in Buenos Aires.

Argentinian embassies to mark 25 years since AMIA bombing

US embassy to hold July 4th celebration for first time in J'lem

Months after US ambassador moves into residence in Jerusalem, annual July 4th celebration to be held for first time in Israel's capital.

US embassy to hold July 4th celebration for first time in J'lem

Man who attacked ambassador: They called me 'Zydek!'

Man suspected of spitting on Polish ambassador says he didn't know victim's identity, and says he was called a Zydek (little Jew)

Man who attacked ambassador: They called me 'Zydek!'

US ambassador:

'On the right side of history'

Special article by US Ambassador David Friedman, one year since the transfer of the US embassy to Jerusalem.

'On the right side of history'

Pompeo: No more waivers

Secretary of State announces that waiver delaying transfer of embassy no longer needed as ambassador's residence officially opened in J'lem.

Pompeo: No more waivers

Did Brazil's president just walk back Jerusalem embassy pledge?

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro appeared to walk back pledge to move embassy to Jerusalem, suggesting 'business office' instead.

Did Brazil's president just walk back Jerusalem embassy pledge?