Foreign


Hotovely Shifts Venue After Princeton Hillel Backs Out

An invitation to Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely to speak at Princeton University’s Hillel house was withdrawn on Monday following an accusation by campus “progressives” that the Israeli official is…

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Foreign-Funded NGO’s to Get Another Dose of Scrutiny

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that he intends to establish a Knesset committee to investigate the funding Israeli NGOs receive from foreign governments. Netanyahu told a gathering of journalists…

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The Iranian Cyber Threat is Real

There’s trouble in the Gulf, where a hijacked news website has helped kick off a blockade of Qatar. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and their allies have cut off…

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Netanyahu Discusses African Strategy With Ambassadors

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met on Wednesday afternoon with Israel’s ambassadors to African countries and declared his policy of changing the voting patterns of those countries, such as to…

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Jamaican Prime Minister in Yerushalayim

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu received Jamaican Prime Minister Holness on Thursday, the first visit by a Jamaican leader to Yerushalayim. “Our relations are always friendly,” said Netanyahu. “We appreciate…

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Israeli FM Director General Dore Gold Resigns

Dore Gold, the director general of Israel’s Foreign Ministry, and one of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s closest aides, has resigned. Gold cited personal reasons for Thursday’s decision. The American-born Gold…

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Oren Shifts to PMO, Upbeat on International Image

Kulanu MK Michael Oren has been appointed to the Prime Minister’s Office, where he will work on foreign affairs issues, such as the boycott against Israel. The former Israeli ambassador…

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Israel Renews Diplomatic Ties With the Republic of Guinea

By Yoni Weiss YERUSHALAYIM – In Paris on Wednesday, Foreign Ministry Director General Dore Gold signed an agreement with a representative of the government of the Guinean Republic, Ibrahim Khalil Kaba,…

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Trump Vows to Put “America First” In Foreign Policy

In a rare formal policy speech, Republican front-runner Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to put American security “above all else” if elected president, warning allies they would be left to defend…

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Historic Breakthrough or Photo-Op for Dictators?

The question that hovers over President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba is a question of timing: not whether he should go there, but whether he should be going there at…

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Defy America, Pay no Price

If you’re going to engage in a foreign policy capitulation, might as well do it when everyone is … otherwise occupied. Say, [December 31st]. Here’s the story. In October, Iran…

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Obama: Pact an ‘Act of Defiance’ After Paris Attacks

Pushing for a powerful climate deal, President Barack Obama called the global talks opening Monday outside Paris an “act of defiance” against terrorism that proves the world stands undeterred by…

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