Israel and Turkey ‘return to dialogue,’ renew economic cooperation

May 26, 2022 by  
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Israel and Turkey have agreed to renew talks on a new civil aviation agreement and the return of Israeli airline flights to Turkey and resume the activity of the two countries’ Joint Economic Commission. Read more

Turkish FM makes first visit to Israel in 15 years

May 25, 2022 by  
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu landed in Israel on Tuesday for an official visit, the first such visit in 15 years. Read more

Inconvenient revelations

April 8, 2022 by  
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Very often there are news items that upset conventional thinking and as a consequence, they sink without trace. Read more

Ambassador Amir Maimon

February 11, 2022 by  
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Amir Maimon has now presented his credentials to Governor-General David Hurley at Government House in Canberra and is now officially Israel’s ambassador to Australia. Read more

Tearful Knesset Speaker to Bundestag: ‘Remember, Always Remember!’

January 28, 2022 by  
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Speaker of the Knesset Mickey Levy addressed the German Bundestag in Hebrew on Thursday on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Read more

Israeli PM Bennett talks ‘regional security’ with Russian President Putin

January 14, 2022 by  
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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, in a conversation described by Bennett’s office as “good.” Read more

Polish diplomat fired after calling country’s Holocaust speech law ‘stupid’

January 12, 2022 by  
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A Polish diplomat has reportedly been fired after calling his own government’s laws regarding speech centred around the Holocaust “stupid.” Read more

Lapid: ‘Without peace talks, 2022 will likely see Israel designated apartheid state’

January 5, 2022 by  
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Israeli Foreign Minister has called for a diplomatic dialogue with the Palestinians, citing concerns that otherwise international organizations may designate Israel an apartheid state. Read more

Prime Minister Bennett heads home from historic UAE visit

December 14, 2021 by  
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Prime Minister of Israel Naftali Bennett has left Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after concluding a historic visit to the country. Read more

Defence Minister Benny Gantz speaks on Iranian threat

November 30, 2021 by  
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Israel’s Minister of Defence Benny Gantz on Monday issued a strongly worded statement calling once again on world nations to recognize the growing threat of a nuclear powered Iran. Read more

Israel dispatches senior diplomat to help in release of couple held in Turkey

November 16, 2021 by  
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Israel’s Foreign Ministry has decided to send Consular Division head Rina Djerassi to Istanbul on Monday to augment efforts to secure the release of the Israeli couple Mordy and Natali Oaknin, tourists who were arrested by Turkish authorities and are possibly facing espionage charges after taking a picture of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s residence. Read more

Israel’s Defence Minister to Ambassadors: Iran very close to bomb, take action

August 26, 2021 by  
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Defence Minister Benny Gantz held on Wednesday a briefing for more than 60 foreign ambassadors on the security situation under the title “Challenges and opportunities for Israel and its allies,” during which he underscored Iran’s threat to global peace. Read more

Israel appoints ambassador to the US

August 8, 2021 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has announced the appointment of Brig.-Gen. (res.) Michael (Mike) Herzog as Israeli Ambassador to the US. Read more

Trump triumphs as PLO continues to dig its own grave

September 14, 2020 by  
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President Trump’s announcement on 11 September that Israel would shortly be signing a peace treaty with a fourth Arab State – Bahrain – and possibly several others very soon – has triggered a spiteful response from Saeb Erekat, Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). Read more

What does Iran’s pivot to China mean for Israel?

July 25, 2020 by  
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China and Iran are said to be currently working on a 25-year, $400 billion “strategic partnership” that would see massive Chinese investment in Iranian infrastructure in return for below-market-priced oil and massive regional influence. Read more

Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead in Herzliya home

May 18, 2020 by  
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(Israel Hayom via JNS) Chinese Ambassador to Israel Du Wei was found dead in his Herzliya home on Sunday morning, Israel’s Foreign Ministry has confirmed. Read more

Chadian president hints to re-establishing ties with Israel

November 26, 2018 by  
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In a historic visit to Israel, President of Chad Idriss Deby told reporters on Sunday during a joint press conference with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu that he “wants to renew ties between the two countries, and that doing so would not eliminate the Palestinian problem.”

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