After the Palestinian Authority asked the Arab League to assist in suing Britain for helping to establish the State of Israel, Israel's Foreign Ministry Director General fired back, saying this proves the insincerity of the Palestinian Authority to make peace with Israel.
Israeli Foreign Ministry Director-General Dore Gold met with President Idriss Deby of Chad, a Muslim country, at his presidential palace in the city of Fada on July 14 in another sign of the Jewish state’s move to bolster ties in Africa, the Foreign Ministry announced on Friday.
Israeli and US delegations met in Jerusalem on Thursday to discuss a full range of security matters, including shared threats, terror organizations destabilizing the Middle East, opportunities for regional cooperation and other important issues, including Iran.
In the wake of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s positive response to Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi’s call for peace talks, moderate Arab states have been reaching out diplomatically to Israel and showing some flexibility regarding the Arab Peace Initiative.
An Israeli official spoke with Norwegian Ambassador Jon Hanssen-Bauer to express Israel's appreciation with a decision by Norway to crack down when aid to the Palestinians would be used to finance terror by supporting convicted Palestinian terrorists and their families.
After an attack by ISIS in Istanbul on Saturday that killed three Israelis and an Iranian and wounded over a dozen others, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent his condolences to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.
Israel summoned European Union envoy Lars Faaborg-Andersen and announced it was suspending its dialogue with the EU over its move to label Israeli products, which hypocritically singles out the Jewish state.
Israel's prime minister, the foreign ministry and politicians across the political spectrum condemned the European Union's decision to label Israeli products from beyond the pre-1967 borders as discriminatory and harmful to peace efforts.