German Chancellor makes unexpected Israel visit

Berlin and Jerusalem announced the creation of a new bilateral strategic cooperation agreement in the format of a bi-annual dialogue on security and diplomatic matters, said Israeli Prime Minister Naftali…

Israeli leaders hold talks with German FM

German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock today concluded visit to Israel for meetings on regional issues. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner The first stop for Berlin’s top diplomat in her…

Israel signs $3.4b sub deal with German firm

Germany's Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems will build 3 advanced submarines for the Israeli Navy, announced the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMoD). By Erin Viner The first of the submarines, part a new…

Merkel affirms German commitment to Israel

"Every government in Germany will have to side with Israel, and I believe that every government will indeed feel a commitment to your security," vowed outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel…

Herzog attends Babi Yar memorial

Israeli President Isaac Herzog delivered a speech at the official international ceremony marking 80 years since the notorious Babi Yar Massacre of Jewish civilians during World War Two by the…

Bennett, Merkel affirm strong bilateral ties

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett held his first conversation since taking office with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Bennett, the nationalist Yamina party head who is leading a cross-partisan coalition government,…

Israel intercepts armed Iranian drone

An armed drone intercepted earlier this week in northern Israel was sent by Iran. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed that intelligence finding during a meeting with visiting-German Foreign Minister…

German, Czech, Slovakian FMs show support in Israel

Ahead of the ceasefire with Gaza, the Foreign Ministers of Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia demonstrated unequivocal solidarity on the ground in Israel. The visits followed the previous trip…