Israel-Germany relations

Germany Denies Deal to Give Israel UN Council Seat

UNITED NATIONS, United States — Germany on Wednesday rejected claims that it violated a supposed decades-old agreement to let Israel run unopposed for a seat on the United Nations Security Council.

UN Human Rights Council

Israeli Navy Marks Milestones at German Shipyards

TEL AVIV — Two teams of Israeli Navy specialists are working full time with German shipyards in Hamburg and Kiel to build Israel’s sixth strategic submarine and design the backbone of Israel’s future surface fleet.

Israel Navy Dolphin-Class submarine

German Official Denies Report On Foreign Policy Shift On Israel

BERLIN (Reuters) – A German government official denied on Sunday a magazine report which said Berlin might end its unconditional support for Israel due to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s increasing frustration with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s policies.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a plenary session of the German lower house of parliament Bundestag before deputies vote on a stepped-up German role in the fight against the Islamic State group in Berlin December 4, 2015.

German Town Bills Israel for Extracting Armed ‘Mossad Agents’

TEL AVIV – A German town is demanding 1,263 euros from Israel for extracting the vehicle of two “Israeli agents” – purportedly members of the Mossad, according to the town – who got stuck in the mud, Haaretz reported. On Saturday, Germany’s NDR television

A farmer plows a field with a tractor on March 13, 2015 in Godewaersvelde, northern France.

Suspect Extradited to Israel 18 Years After Murder

Israeli and German police on Wednesday arrested in Berlin Gennady Galkin, 43-year-old former resident of Haifa suspected of involvement in a 1998 murder in the Israeli city. The suspect was apprehended after a discovery two years ago that he was