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Chad's President Idriss Déby Itno during a visit at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem on Nov. 26, 2018. Photo by Yonatan SIndel/Flash90.

Chad’s longtime leader Idriss Déby Itno killed during rebel clashes

Chad’s President Idriss Déby Itno died on Tuesday at age 68 during a visit to the frontline of a battle with rebels, hours after winning a vote that would have given him a sixth...

IsraAID sends vaccine-support team to Eswatini

Israeli humanitarian aid agency IsraAID dispatched a medical, logistical and psychosocial team to Eswatini (Swaziland) on March 8 at the invitation of the Eswatini government to support the southern African country’s upcoming national COVID-19...
Israeli Foreign Ministry Gabi Ashkenazi greets Malawi Foreign Minister Eisenhower Mkaka upon his arrival at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem on Nov. 3, 2020. Credit: Israeli Foreign Ministry.

Malawi to be first African nation to open embassy in Jerusalem

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera announced in a video message on Tuesday that his country intends to establish a permanent embassy in Jerusalem by next summer. The message was delivered by Malawi Foreign Minister Eisenhower Mkaka...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Chad Cabinet chairman Abdelkerim Deby at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on Sept. 8, 2020. Credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO.

Israel and Chad consult on exchange of ambassadors, upgrading relations

Israel and Chad discussed on Tuesday the possibility of upgrading diplomatic relations, including exchanging ambassadors and for the latter to have an embassy in Jerusalem, according to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office. Netanyahu met...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala, Uganda, on Feb. 3, 2020. Photo by Haim Zach/GPO.

Israel sees dawn of a new era as African and Arab countries seek diplomatic...

They say history repeats itself, but sometimes, history is made. When eight Arab countries gathered in 1967 in Khartoum, Sudan, to condemn Israel just months after the Six-Day War and announce what became known as...
Sudan's transitional leader, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Sudan’s leader: Goal of Netanyahu meeting was to protect national security

Breaking the silence on his Monday meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in Uganda, Sudan’s transitional leader, Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, said its aim was protecting his country’s national security. “I took this step from the...
The Sahara Desert. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Report: Israel, US consider deal to recognize Moroccan sovereignty over Western Sahara

Israel and the United States have been discussing a three-way agreement where the Trump administration would recognize Moroccan sovereignty in the Western Sahara in exchange for Rabat taking steps to normalize relations with Jerusalem, reported Axios and...
Sudan's transitional leader, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Netanyahu meets with leader of Sudan, agrees to move towards normalizing ties

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Sudan’s leader, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, while the two were in Uganda on Monday. During the meeting, which was held at the residence of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, the...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni in Nairobi, Kenya, on Nov. 28, 2017. Photo by Haim Zach/GPO.

Netanyahu leaves for Uganda, hopes to bring back some ‘very good news’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday morning said he hoped to bring back “very good news” as he headed to Kampala, the capital of Uganda, for a rare one-day diplomatic visit. Officially, the Prime...