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  • 2,000 rally in Rome in solidarity with Israel

    October 19, 2015 | 10:43 am

    An estimated 2,000 people demonstrated in solidarity with Israel in front of the Israeli Embassy in Rome.

    Sunday’s rally, organized by the local Jewish community with the support of the Union of Italian Jewish Communities and other groups, included representatives from both wings...

  • Shots fired at Israeli embassy in Athens

    December 12, 2014 | 8:04 am

    Unidentified assailants opened fire on the Israeli embassy in Athens with a Kalashnikov assault rifle in the early hours of Friday, police said, but no injuries or damage were reported.

    Four people on two motorcycles fired shots at the embassy building in a northern suburb of...

  • Iranian national accused of planning attack on Israeli embassy in Nepal

    April 22, 2013 | 3:14 pm

    Security at the Israeli Embassy in Kathmandu, Nepal, detained an Iranian man believed to be planning a terror attack on the embassy and on Israeli visitors.

    The man, caught scouting the building, was discovered to have a fake Israeli passport, which he acquired in Kuala Lumpur...

  • Buenos Aires Jewish community marks embassy bombing

    March 19, 2013 | 7:17 am

    The Jewish community of Buenos Aires commemorated the 21st anniversary of a deadly attack on the city's Israeli embassy.

    Nearly 1,500 people participated in Sunday's demonstration organized by the embassy to mark the attack, which Argentina and Israel blame on Iran.

    On the...

  • Israel launches ad campaign in Argentina to mark 1992 embassy bombing

    March 7, 2013 | 9:25 am

    The Israeli Embassy in Argentina is launching an ad campaign to mark the 21st anniversary of the 1992 bombing that killed 29.

    The campaign, to be launched next week, focuses on themes of love and life through photographs of the families of the victims. “Love kills terrorism” and...

  • Ad campaign on survivors of Israeli Embassy bombing takes top prize

    October 24, 2012 | 10:19 am

    An ad campaign by the Israeli Embassy in Argentina about survivors of the 1992 bombing attack there won the Eikon Prize for Excellence in Institutional Communications.

    The “Survivors, 20 years later” campaign on Tuesday won the Gold Prize in the social category. The jury said it...

  • Another Iranian arrested in Bangkok bombing

    February 27, 2012 | 10:35 am

    Another Iranian national was arrested in connection with a bombing in Bangkok.

    Thai police over the weekend brought in Madani Seyed Mehrded, 33, upon discovering that he was in Thailand on an expired visa.

    Call logs showed that Mehrded had been in regular phone contact with two of...

  • Berman’s Israeli investor visa bill: a small (and problematic) fix

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    February 15, 2012 | 7:12 pm

    This entry takes a closer look at a bill mentioned near the end of the run-down of the race in the 30th district that appears in the newest issue of the Jewish Journal.

    When Rep. Howard Berman (D-Van Nuys) introduced a bill that would allow certain Israeli entrepreneurs to apply for...

  • Embassy attack in Egypt stokes Israeli fears of new Egypt

    September 13, 2011 | 2:11 pm

    Retired Israeli Air Force pilot Uri Dromi remembers the day 34 years ago when Egyptian President Anwar Sadat landed in Israel to tell the Israeli people that he was ready to make peace.

    Dromi, who had flown missions in the 1967 Six-Day War against Egypt, had been assigned to escort...

  • AIPAC, AJC praise Obama on Cairo intervention

    September 12, 2011 | 11:43 am

    AIPAC and the American Jewish Committee praised the Obama administration for its intervention on behalf of Israel’s besieged Cairo embassy.

    “AIPAC appreciates the immediate intervention by President Obama and the U.S. Administration to guarantee the safety of Israeli diplomats and...

  • U.S. told Egypt it must rescue Israeli embassy workers or suffer ‘consequences,’ sources say

    September 10, 2011 | 10:58 pm

    The United States told Egypt’s military rulers during an attack on the Israeli embassy in Cairo that they must act quickly in order to prevent Israeli personnel from being attacked by Egyptian protesters, Haaretz learned on Saturday.

    According to senior U.S. source that were...

  • Egypt vows to try those who targeted Israel mission

    September 10, 2011 | 10:50 pm

    Egypt’s army rulers vowed on Saturday to try those behind the violence that pushed Israel to evacuate its ambassador from Cairo, as they struggled to contain public fury against the Jewish state while fending off U.S. criticism.

    Washington, which has poured billions of dollars in...

  • Israeli embassy personnel in Cairo rescued from violent protests

    September 10, 2011 | 10:37 pm

    Some 80 personnel and family members of Israel’s embassy in Cairo are safe after being removed in an emergency rescue operation.

    During a riot outside the embassy Friday night, violent protesters broke down the eight-foot-high security wall surrounding the embassy compound and...

  • Israeli flag again flies in Cairo

    August 30, 2011 | 10:20 am

    The Israeli flag is flying again over the country’s embassy in Cairo, more than a week after it was ripped down by demonstrators.

    The flag was replaced on Monday, flying alongside an Egyptian flag that had been placed there in its absence, according to Ynet.

    Egyptian protester...

  • Argentina to compensate victims of Israeli Embassy bombing

    June 30, 2011 | 10:13 am

    Relatives of victims of the 1992 attack on the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires will receive compensation from Argentina.

    The Argentina Parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved a special law of economic compensation for the families of the victims of the bombing, which killed 29...

  • Israeli embassies threatened, may close

    February 15, 2011 | 8:51 am

    Four Israeli embassies may be closed after receiving serious threats.

    Israel’s Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that security at the embassies, which it did not identify, had increased to the maximum level. Security at all Israeli embassies has been increased as well, according to...