Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

Israeli President Hosts Muslim Leaders for Iftar Dinner

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday hosted domestic Muslim leaders and foreign diplomats from Muslim countries at his residence in Jerusalem for a traditional Iftar meal marking the end of a day of the month-long Ramadan fast.


Israeli President Rivlin Meets with Pro-Israel Christian Leaders

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met with leaders from more than 200 Christian communities around the world as part of a delegation arranged by the Knesset Christian Allies Caucus and the Jerusalem Prayer Breakfast movement to mark the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification.


Lebanese Politician Mocks Saudi Arabia’s Extravagant Welcome Ceremony For President Trump

TEL AVIV — A post from Hezbollah-aligned Lebanese politician Wiam Wahab, stirred up a lively debate on his Twitter account as he hinted at criticism of Saudi Arabia for the extravagant welcome given to President Donald Trump when he landed in Riyadh as opposed to the smaller reception that Trump and his wife, Melania, received in Israel.


PHOTOS: President Trump Welcome Ceremony At Tel Aviv Airport

President Donald Trump was welcomed to Israel on Monday with at a red carpet ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv featuring a large delegation that included Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah as well as Netanyahu’s cabinet and Knesset Members.


German President Seeks to Move Past Rift with Israel

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier sought to move past a diplomatic dispute between his country and Israel while visiting Sunday, saying ties were strong enough to endure “turbulence”.

Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Israel Fears Russia’s Pullout From Syria Will Leave Dangerous Void

The Washington Post reports:  JERUSALEM — Israel viewed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s announcement that he was removing the bulk of his troops from Syria with a mix of surprise and concern. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met with Putin in Moscow

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin Wall in Moscow, on March 16, 2016.

Putin Hosts Israeli President, Hails Close Bilateral Ties

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has hosted Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, hailing friendly ties between the two nations. While welcoming Rivlin in the Kremlin, Putin noted that nearly 1.5 million Israeli citizens have origins in Russia and other former Soviet nations,

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) welcomes his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, on March 16, 2016.

Russia Seeks To Reassure Israel Over Syria Pullout Plan

A Russian diplomat sought to reassure Israel on Tuesday that its security would not be harmed by the winding down of Moscow’s military intervention in Syria’s civil war, but a top Israeli lawmaker said the ramifications could not yet be

Russian servicemen assist air force pilots in a Russian Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jet before departure on a mission at the Russian Hmeimim military base in Latakia province, in the northwest of Syria, on December 16, 2015.