Israel

Merkel Urged Romanian President Not To Move Embassy To Jerusalem

In an effort to stop Romania’s government from relocating its embassy to Jerusalem, German chancellor Angela Merkel called Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis in April, urging him to stop Bucharest’s declared announcement to mov...

Israel: Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman Resigns Over Hamas Ceasefire

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced his resignation and his Yisrael Beytenu party’s withdrawal from the coalition at a press conference in the Knesset Wednesday.  "I am indeed here to announce my resignation from the positi...

A Traumatic Night of Sirens and Hamas Rockets in Ashkelon

Ashkelon has been on the front line of Hamas rockets for years but Monday felt different. After several direct hits to buildings, the city felt more exposed than usual, despite the Iron Dome, which was intercepting rockets overhead. I drove in a...

Israel, China Deepen Business Ties With Bilateral Collaboration Agreements

Business ties between Israel and China took another step forward as several high-level bilateral collaboration agreements were signed at the fourth annual China Yunnan-Israel Innovation Cooperation Forum on Thursday. One week after the business...

The president-elect of Brazil- Bolsonaro says he will move embassy to Jerusalem

Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro has indicated to an Israeli newspaper he intends to defy the Palestinians and most of the world by moving his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Brazil would become the second major co...

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting: Suspect Charged With Murder

A man suspected of killing 11 people in a synagogue in Pittsburgh has been charged with murder - in what is believed to be the worst anti-Semitic attack in recent US history. Robert Bowers, 46, is accused of opening fire at the Tree of Life synago...

In Wake of Rocket Attack on Beersheba, Israel Says It Will Act Forcefully Against Hamas

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised that Israel would “act forcefully” to a rocket attack from Gaza that severely damaged a house in Beersheba, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. A rocket launche...

Israeli PM Favors Naming Envoy to Christian World

 Israel’s prime minister says he favors appointing an envoy to the Christian world, a sign of Israel’s efforts to foster close ties with its Christian allies. Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Sunday at a meeting in Jerusalem of visiting j...

NETANYAHU: US NAVY SHIP VISIT SHOWS SUPPORT FOR ISRAELI ACTION IN SYRIA

The US Navy warship USS Ross’s port of call in Ashdod is a clear signal that Washington backs Israel’s military efforts to prevent Iranian intervention in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, broadly hinting that thi...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Reacts to the Resignation of Nikki Haley

The Prime Minister of Israel- Benjamin Netanyahu has reacted to the resignation of President Trump's UN ambassador- Nikki Haley. See his response below.  "Thank you Ambassador Nikki Haley for standing up for the truth and exposing hy...