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  • Report: Mandela received Mossad training

    December 20, 2013 | 10:19 am

    Nelson Mandela received training from Israel’s Mossad in the 1960s, an Israeli government document has revealed.

    Mandela, the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader who died earlier this month, was trained by Mossad agents in weaponry and sabotage in 1962,...

  • Israeli military in Philippines to assess typhoon damage

    November 12, 2013 | 9:38 am

    Representatives of the Israeli military landed in the Philippines to evaluate the situation on the ground and determine how Israel can best assist in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

    The team, including search and rescue experts, doctors and representatives of the Home Front Command,...

  • Ad featuring Bar Refaeli airs over IDF’s objections

    March 21, 2013 | 1:52 pm

    An ad showcasing Israeli innovations featuring Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli aired despite protests from the military.

    "Created in Israel," as the ad is titled, is part of an Internet campaign by Israel's Foreign Ministry that features products and technologies developed in...

  • Israel urges swift response to North Korea nuclear test

    February 12, 2013 | 7:01 am

    Israel said on Tuesday that the international community must make clear to North Korea after its latest nuclear test that such activities cannot be tolerated.

    In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said the test, North Korea's third in defiance of U.N. resolutions, and a ballistic...

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  • U.N.: Israel must withdraw from settlements immediately

    January 31, 2013 | 9:59 am

    A U.N. report on the impact of Jewish West Bank settlements on Palestinians said Israel immediately should begin withdrawing all settlers from the territory.

    The report issued Thursday by the U.N. Human Rights Council based in Geneva said that settlements violate the 1949 Geneva...

  • Israel’s Foreign Ministry tells diplomats to refuse mail with ‘problematic’ terms

    November 28, 2012 | 1:16 pm

    Israel's Foreign Ministry has instructed its diplomats to refuse to accept any official mail that uses "problematic terminology" such as the "state of Palestine."

    The instructions come ahead of Thursday's scheduled vote in the United Nations General Assembly on the Palestinians'...

  • Israel, UNESCO to jointly promote Holocaust education

    March 8, 2011 | 5:20 pm

    Israel and UNESCO have signed an agreement to promote Holocaust education and combat its denial.

    The agreement signed Monday in Paris between Israel and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization commits to the establishment of a center within the...

  • Livni cancels South Africa visit

    January 19, 2011 | 11:09 am

    Israeli lawmaker Tzipi Livni canceled a scheduled trip to South Africa due to a strike by her country’s Foreign Ministry workers, the ministry said.

    Palestinian activists’ groups on Wednesday disputed the reason given by the Israeli Foreign Ministry to the South African media,...

  • An Issue of Image

    By Michael Jordan

    August 9, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    With image almost as important in the Israeli-Palestinian struggle as the actual fighting on the ground, American Jewish activists note with approval the strides Israel's public relations machine has made.

    Criticism of Israel's PR response to the violent Palestinian uprising rose...

  • Mr. Oslo

    By Eric Silver

    October 26, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Uri Savir may not have won a Nobel Peace Prize, but far more than the three national leaders who did, he is Mr. Oslo. For three long months in 1993, the then director-general of the Israeli Foreign Ministry sat secretly in the Norwegian capital and hammered out an agreement with the...

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