Israeli diplomacy

Haley Urges UN To Drop Anti-Israel Hebron Resolution

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley called on the secretary-general of the UN and the UNESCO chief to oppose the Palestinian Authority’s efforts to inscribe Hebron’s old city and the Tomb of the Patriarchs on list of endangered sites under the “State of Palestine.”

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 24: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley talks with reporters during the daily press briefing at the White House April 24, 2017 in Washington, DC. Haley briefed reporters about the meetings between U.S. President Donald Trump and the ambassadors representing the permanent members of …

France Names First Female Ambassador to Israel

The Times of Israel reports: France has nominated a new ambassador to Israel, the first woman to ever hold the post. Hélène Le Gal is scheduled to arrive in September, replacing Patrick Maisonnave, who has held the position since 2013 and is set to return to Paris.

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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 Hopes for EU Leverage with East Mediterranean Push

Israel, Cyprus and Greece have agreed to deepen their energy, security and tourism ties in the Eastern Mediterranean, a deal that may have implications for Israel’s testy relationship with the European Union, too.The agreement, signed in Nicosia last week by

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (C), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras pose for a picture following a press-conference at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia on January 28, 2016.