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Saudis in Rare Israel Visit, Meet Senior Official Dore Gold

JERUSALEM (AFP) –  The head of a rare Saudi delegation to Israel and the occupied West Bank met a senior Israeli government official during his trip, Israel’s foreign ministry told AFP on Sunday. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said the meeting

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Foreign Ministry To Sponsor Hasbara Video Contest

The Jerusalem Post reports: Film a successful hasbara video and win valuable cash prizes. That, at least, is the newest Foreign Ministry plan to boost Israel’s public diplomacy, announced this week by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (pictured). “Israel is moving from

Israeli's Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely waits for European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini ahead of a meeting at Kind David Hotel on May 20, 2015.

Israel Supports French Peace Plan, Decries Palestinian Rejection

TEL AVIV – France formally presented Israel with its plan for a regional conference to advance the two-state solution on Tuesday, with Israel’s Foreign Ministry responding that it still supports the notion of direct negotiations with the Palestinians despite their “predisposition”

France's new Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault