IDF deploys additional Iron Dome batteries ahead of Jerusalem march

Amid threats by Hamas regarding the route of the controversial Jerusalem flag march Tuesday, the IDF Monday ordered the deployment of additional Iron Dome air defense batteries to Israel’s south. The Gaza-based... Read more »

German President Steinmeier announces upcoming visit to Israel

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier is scheduled to visit Israel between June 30 and July 2 to hold talks with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and his new government. The purpose of the state... Read more »

French Foreign Minister says ready to facilitate effort by new Israel government to resume dialogue with Palestinians

French foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday said his country was ready to support any effort to facilitate a resumption of dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians, “with a view to a... Read more »

Putin congratulates Bennet says hopes to work together in core interests of both nations.

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered his congratulations to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday. “Russia and Israel have traditionally enjoyed a friendly relationship. I hope that your work as the head of government will facilitate further development of constructive... Read more »

Iran says Israel's policy will not change with new government – ISNA

Iran does not expect Israeli foreign and security policy to change under its new government, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday, according to ISNA news agency, a day after Israel’s parliament... Read more »

Lapid speaks with Blinken, thanking him for “unconditional support for Israel”

Foreign Affairs Minister Yair Lapid spoke with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken about the special relationship between the United States and Israel. In their conversation, Lapid thanked Blinken for America’s “unreserved... Read more »

U.S. VP congratulates Bennett, Lapid

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris congratulated Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Yair Lapid, as well as other everyone else in the new cabinet. “We look forward... Read more »

Indian PM congratulates Bennett: I look forward to meeting you

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, congratulated incoming Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. “congratulations on becoming the Prime Minister of Israel,” wrote Modi on his Twitter page. “As we celebrate 30 years of... Read more »

Hamas warns of another hostility round due to Flag March

Terrorist group Hamas warned Israel against holding the Flag March on Tuesday, adding that if the march’s planned route does not change – the group will respond as it did in the... Read more »

Merkel looking forward to 'working closely' with Bennett

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday congratulated incoming Prime Minister Naftali Bennett after an alliance of parties ousted Benjamin Netanyahu and formed a new government. “Germany and Israel are connected by a... Read more »