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  • Israel wary as protests engulf Muslim countries

    September 14, 2012 | 9:53 am

    Israel stepped up security after a controversial American film, “Innocence of Muslims,” sparked protests at U.S. embassies in Libya, Egypt, Yemen, Tunisia and Sudan, as well as violence in Lebanon. In Libya, U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other diplomats were...

  • France summons Israeli ambassador over Gaza raid that injured consul

    November 16, 2011 | 3:23 pm

    France’s Foreign Ministry summoned Israel’s ambassador over an Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip that injured the French consul and his family.

    The French Foreign Ministry on Tuesday confirmed that France’s consul to the Gaza Strip, Majdi Shakoura, his wife and 13-year-old...

  • ‘We are fighting an Iranian proxy’: Q&A with Israeli Consul General Yaakov Dayan

    By Tom Tugend

    January 7, 2009 | 7:51 pm

    Yaakov Dayan is Israel's consul general for the Southwestern states. He is a 14-year veteran of the Foreign Service, has served in Europe and the United States and has conducted sensitive negotiations with Palestinian, Jordanian and Syrian officials. The Jewish Journal interviewed...