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Refugee protest in Tel Aviv

Hundreds of asylum-seekers protested outside the Rwandan embassy in Tel Aviv on 22 January, drawing unwelcome attention to Israel's programme of deporting mainly Eritrean and Sudan...


Bibi goes vote shopping

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seems determined to revive his planned Africa-Israel Summit. The event, due to take place in Togo in September, had to be abandoned in th...


Bibi rebuffed

A five-day Africa-Israel summit scheduled for 23 October in Lomé, Togo, has been postponed indefinitely after pressure from African governments and fears of a boycott. South Africa...


Friends in African places

Israel is working harder on improving relations in Africa than at any time since its 1970s' diplomatic push which was designed to isolate its Arab enemies. Prime Minister Benjamin ...


Plan Bibi for AU

Israel's latest African charm offensive will peak with an Israel-Africa summit on security and development in Lomé, Togo, in October. The organisers hope to have 25 sub-Saharan gov...


Proxy battles, real war

The explosions that destroyed an arms depot at El Geili north of Khartoum on 18 July prompted a welter of speculation on news sites and social media. Many thought that Israel had t...


Target Khartoum

Israel’s attack on a Khartoum arms factory highlights its tougher line in Africa and Sudan’s growing ties with Iran

Taken by surprise, Khartoum officials at first offered contradictory explanations for the devastating attack on the El Yarmouk arms factory in Khartoum at around midnight on 23-24 ...


Hosting Hamas

Khartoum’s hopes of removal from the United States’ state sponsors of terrorism list took a knock on 5 April when Israel bombed a vehicle near Port Sudan, killing two. Independent ...


A business and strategic foray

As Iran spreads its influence in Africa, Israel tries to return to a continent where it once had many friends

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s five-country trip to Africa on 2-9 September showed the extent of diplomatic ground which Israel has lost over the past three decades, since th...


Exit Arkady

A quarrel over business spoils seems to lie behind the hasty departure of Russo-Israeli businessman Arkady Gaydamak from Luanda late last month.


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