U.S. and Israeli officials said President Obama would not delay his trip to Israel in the event that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is unable to form a government.
A far-leftist suicide bomber killed a Turkish security guard at the U.S. embassy in Ankara on Friday, officials said, blowing open an entrance and sending debris flying through the air.
With the Israeli election results split evenly between the right-wing bloc and everyone else, no one in Washington is ready to stake their reputation on what the outcome means for the U.S.-Israel relationship and the Middle East.
Citing new violence between Israel and Gaza, the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv told staff members not to travel to the South and encouraged U.S. citizens "to exercise caution."
Mitt Romney likes to recount a conversation he had with Shimon Peres, the president of Israel, back when he was governor of Massachusetts. Peres told him that “America is unique in the history of the world for its willingness to sacrifice so many lives of its precious sons and daughters for liberty, not solely for itself but also for its friends.”
The president of the representative body of France's Jewish communities has condemned the new publication of caricatures of the Muslim prophet Muhammad.
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 killed.
Security forces fired teargas to disperse stone-throwing demonstrators near the U.S. embassy in Cairo late on Wednesday, some 24 hours after protesters scaled the walls and tore down the flag over a film insulting the Prophet Mohammad.
Canada has closed its embassy in Tehran, listed Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism and expelled all Iranian diplomats from Canada.
An Egyptian court sentenced 76 citizens in last September's attack on the Israeli Embassy in Cairo.
Israel's ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, said Iran targeted his embassy.
President Obama extended a waiver for an additional six months that delays moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Israel accused arch-enemies Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of being behind twin bomb attacks that targeted Israeli embassy staff in India and Georgia on Monday, wounding four people.
Israeli embassies and consulates have raised their alert level after several in missions in the United States and Europe received envelopes with white powder in them.
Dozens of people involved in rioting at the Israeli Embassy in Cairo were given suspended jail sentences.
Four Israeli diplomats and security personnel have returned to Israel's embassy in Cairo after being evacuated amid violent protests.
Israel’s ambassador to Jordan returned to Amman after being withdrawn in advance of an anti-Israel protest.
Several hundred Jordanian protesters on Thursday called on their government to close the Israeli embassy in Amman and scrap an unpopular peace treaty with the Jewish state.
Israel evacuated its embassy in Jordan, amid fears that a planned anti-Israel protest could turn violent.
Egypt and Israel said on Sunday they wanted a return to normal diplomatic activities after the Israeli ambassador flew home following the storming of the embassy in Cairo during violent protests.
Turkey said on Friday it will seek to prosecute all Israelis responsible for crimes committed during an Israeli raid on a ship bound for the Gaza Strip that killed nine Turks in May 2010.
Below is a letter sent from the Jewish Council for Public Affairs to Ambassador Vassilis Kaskarelis (Greek Embassy in Washington) andAmbassador Anastassis Mitsialis (Greek Permanent Mission to the United Nation):
Newt Gingrich said he would move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem on his first day in office. "Israel has every right as a sovereign, free nation to choose its own capital and we should respect that choice," the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives said Sunday in an address to the Republican Jewish Coalition. "As President, on my first day in office, I would issue an executive order directing the U.S. embassy in Israel to be moved to Jerusalem as provided for in the legislation I introduced in 1995."
Dozens were injured and arrested at a demonstration outside the Israeli Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Some 80 demonstrators claiming Jewish heritage were arrested and about the same number were injured as they protested outside the embassy demanding the right to immigrate to Israel, The Jerusalem Post reported. Local police attempted to break up the demonstration, which did not have a proper permit, reportedly leading to the violence.
Four Israeli embassies may be closed after receiving serious threats.
Ireland became the first European Union member to upgrade its Palestinian diplomatic mission to an embassy. The head of the Palestinian mission will become an ambassador in Dublin and will present his credentials to the Irish president, according to Ynet. The upgrade reportedly does not mean that Ireland has recognized a Palestinian state.
An Israeli embassy was back in New Zealand for the first time since 2002.
On Feb. 6, Shlomo Cohen, Israel’s ambassador in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital city, received an unwelcome and distressing phone call. The government of Venezuela was expelling all Israeli diplomats and staff — they had 72 hours to leave the country.
Security checks are no longer just for airports in Beijing
'Bitachon' on his jacket (in Hebrew) means 'security'
As part of the war on terror, it's time for the United States to move its embassy to Jerusalem and effectively end the dispute over Israel's capital. More than three years ago, Yasser Arafat branded the Palestinian Authority's terror campaign against Israel the "Al Aqsa Intifada."
Get them while they're young. The Israeli embassy has just launched a new Web site, and the hasbarah -- an Israeli word which means public relations as well as propaganda -- is aimed at children.
The Israeli Embassy in London sent a letter of protest to The Independent after the newspaper ran a cartoon depicting Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon biting the flesh of a Palestinian baby.
When the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks suddenly put Afghanistan in the headlines and people searched their atlases for the bordering countries of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, Dr. Robert J. Meth had the answers.
Four years after the U.S. Congress overwhelmingly passed a law that required the United States to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the mission remains firmly rooted outside the Jewish state's capital city.