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Benjamin Netanyahu congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Republic Day

Benjamin Netanyahu congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Republic Day

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sent a congratulatory letter to the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Azerbaijan's Republic Day. "On behalf of the …

Lieberman is back

Lieberman is back

The leader of the party Israel is Our Home (Yisrael Beiteinu) Avigdor Lieberman has agreed with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on terms for joining the coalition government as its new defense …

Azerbaijan, Israel discuss nuclear safety issues

Azerbaijan, Israel discuss nuclear safety issues

Azerbaijan and Israel discussed the issues of nuclear safety and reiterated that all the countries have the right to use nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry told Trend May 23, commenting on the Deputy FM Araz …

Israel returns ancient artifacts to Egypt

Israel returns ancient artifacts to Egypt

Israel has returned two looted ancient Egyptian sarcophagus covers to Egypt. Israel's Foreign Ministry returned the relics to Egypt's ambassador to Israel at a ceremony on Sunday. The ministry said their return was possible due …

Outgoing defense minister Ya#039alon: extremists have taken over Israel

Outgoing defense minister Ya'alon: extremists have taken over Israel

Extremist elements have taken over the country, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon warned on Friday morning as he explained his resignation from political life, Haaretz news agency reports. …

Israel’s defence minister resigns from Knesset

Israel’s defence minister resigns from Knesset

Israel’s defence minister Moshe Yaalon has announced his resignation, citing poor faith in the prime minister after Binyamin Netanyahu proposed replacing him as part of a move to expand the coalition government. …

Expert: Avigdor Lieberman advocates strengthening relations with Azerbaijan

Expert: Avigdor Lieberman advocates strengthening relations with Azerbaijan

Avigdor Lieberman, chairman of the 'Israel is Our Home' party, has always been a friend of Azerbaijan, he advocates strengthening relations with the country regardless of the position he holds, President of the …

 442 people treated for heat-related ailments in Israel

442 people treated for heat-related ailments in Israel

The Magen David Adom rescue service reports it treated at least 442 people for heat sicknesses, including 196 who fainted, 31 who suffered dehydration, 212 who complained of feeling faint and three who suffered heatstroke, the Times of Israel …

Netanyahu to visit Moscow

Netanyahu to visit Moscow

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to make an official visit to Russia this summer, the Israeli Embassy in Moscow said today. "The visit is expected in early June," TASS cited the press secretary …

Netanyahu asks for help in resuming talks with Palestine

Netanyahu asks for help in resuming talks with Palestine

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked the international community for assistance in restarting direct talks with Palestine on conflict settlement, Sputnik reports. Netanyahu said he is willing to sit down …

Jews around the world celebrate Passover

Jews around the world celebrate Passover

Today Jews celebrate the ancient holiday of Passover all over the world. It is dedicated to the most important event of biblical history, which is considered to be the beginning of the Jewish history – the …

Chatham House: Rapprochement between Russia and Belarus may pose a threat to Europe

Chatham House: "Rapprochement between Russia and Belarus may pose a threat to Europe"

The world media on the key geopolitical events over Russia, Belarus, and Israel

Israeli business is ready to invest $100 million in agriculture of Crimea

Israeli business is ready to invest $100 million in agriculture of Crimea

Israeli companies are ready to invest more than $100 million in the development of agriculture and energy security of Crimea as co-investors, the deputy chairman of the Black Sea Association of International Cooperation and the president of the …

Putin to meet with Abbas and Netanyahu next week

Putin to meet with Abbas and Netanyahu next week

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with the Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas on April 18, Sputnik reporots. “It’s expected the heads of state will review actual issues in the …

 Avigdor Lieberman: Armenia provokes escalation in Karabakh

Avigdor Lieberman: Armenia provokes escalation in Karabakh

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in an interview with NEWSru.co.il that the Armenian side has provoked the latest escalation in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, News.az reports. "I am closely …

Armenia rejects Israeli arms offer

Armenia rejects Israeli arms offer

Yerevan has rejected the Tel Aviv’s offer to purchase Israeli weapons, First Deputy Defense Minister David Tonoyan stated. According to him, the republic has access to the …

Kremlin prepares to welcome Netanyahu and Abbas

Kremlin prepares to welcome Netanyahu and Abbas

Russia is preparing to welcome the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, the Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. …

Israelis advised to avoid Turkey

Israelis advised to avoid Turkey

In anticipation of the Passover holiday, which is traditionally celebrated by many Israeli citizens when travelling abroad, the Counter-Terrorism Bureau under the National Security Council of the country notified about the assignment of …

Turkish Foreign Minister on progress in normalization of relations with Israel

Turkish Foreign Minister on progress in normalization of relations with Israel

Turkey and Israel have made progress toward finalizing a reconciliation deal. The Turkish Foreign Ministry said that the Turkish and Israeli negotiating teams met in London yesterday. "They made progress towards overcoming …

Maariv: “Azerbaijan’s patience is running out”

Maariv: “Azerbaijan’s patience is running out”

The oldest Israeli newspaper writes that the world is attentively following news from the South Caucasus

Palestine ready to negotiate with Israel on the principle of two states for two peoples

Palestine ready to negotiate with Israel on the principle of "two states for two peoples"

Palestine is ready for peace talks with Israel based on the principle of "two states for two peoples." This was announced today by the President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, at his residence Mukataa in Ramallah on …

 Ali Hasanov: we wait for Israel to comment on situation in Karabakh

Ali Hasanov: we wait for Israel to comment on situation in Karabakh

Baku expects Israel to comment on the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, because Israel can request Armenia to cease fire and enter negotiations, the President's Aide for Public and Political Affairs, Ali Hasanov, said in an …

Will Egyptian resorts remain closed for Russians?

Will Egyptian resorts remain closed for Russians?

Yesterday's seizure of the A320 liner of Egypt Air on its journey to Cairo from Alexandria caused fears among the Russians that this fact will be an additional obstacle to the opening of the Egyptian resorts during the holiday season. …

Source: Netanyahu plans to meet with Putin in Moscow

Source: Netanyahu plans to meet with Putin in Moscow

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has plans to pay a visit to Moscow this year in April. According to a source in the Israeli authorities, the Prime Minister intends to hold talks with Russian President …

Chapel of Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to be restored for the first time in history

Chapel of Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem to be restored for the first time in history

Restoration work on the Edicule (chapel) of the Temple of the Holy Sepulchre has begun in Jerusalem for the first time in history, the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission (REM) in the city informs. "Patriarch Theophilos announced at the …

High ranking Israeli general crashes

High ranking Israeli general crashes

Brigadier-General Munir Amar has been killed in a plane crash, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon informs. A private light aircraft he was flying crashed into a mountain shortly after departure from Haifa …

Netanyahu: Israel wants to normalize relations with Turkey

Netanyahu: Israel wants to normalize relations with Turkey

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Tel Aviv wants to normalize relations with Ankara. He noted that Israel has always stood up for stable relations with Turkey. It is worth noting that Israeli President …

Erdogan: Turkey is ready to combat terrorism together with Israel

Erdogan: Turkey is ready to combat terrorism together with Israel

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced about readiness to cooperate with Tel Aviv in the fight against terrorism after a telephone conversation with Israeli President Reuven …

While Azerbaijan celebrates Nowruz, Israel celebrates Purim

While Azerbaijan celebrates Nowruz, Israel celebrates Purim

As you know, Jewish holidays fall on different dates of the European calendar every year. Azerbaijani people living in Israel now have double holiday this year: the bright holiday of Nowruz has practically coincided with the most cheerful …

Trump: US Embassy should be in Jerusalem

Trump: US Embassy should be in Jerusalem

Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump declared himself the chief defender of Israel and promised to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem if he will be elected. "The fact is I would like to see it …