Tag: Israel

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8 held for killing Indian-origin teen in Israel

Along with a 15-year-old resident of the nearby Chatzor Haglilit town, police have detained seven more youths, all aged between 13 and 15, the Times of Israel reported.

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
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Israel attacks targets near Damascus

Media said the move was in response to the launch of a Syrian missile earlier in the day, which fell in the Negev desert, not far from Isreal's Negev Nuclear Research Centre.

  • Saturday, 17 September 2022
UN peacekeepers urge Lebanon, Israel to avoid rhetoric on border issue
UN peacekeepers urge Lebanon, Israel to avoid rhetoric on border issue

The UNIFIL Chief noted that the parties' engagements, through UNIFIL's established liaison and coordination mechanism, have contributed to preventing any escalation along the Blue Line.

  • Friday, 12 August 2022
Israel cancels expanded work permits for Gazans in response to rocket fire
Ceasefire between Israel, Gaza militants comes into force

A ceasefire between Israel and the militant organisation Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in the Gaza Strip came into force at around Sunday midnight, after both sides confirmed they agreed to it.

  • Monday, 08 August 2022
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Israeli PM threatens further military action after airstrikes on Gaza

The airstrikes, declared as the Breaking Dawn operation, were launched against the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), an Islamist organization active in Gaza, to "eliminate" what the Israeli military called "the threat to the citizens of Israel", Xinhua news agency reported.

  • Saturday, 06 August 2022
Israel cancels expanded work permits for Gazans in response to rocket fire
Israel cancels expanded work permits for Gazans in response to rocket fire

"Hamas takes responsibility for everything that happens in the Gaza Strip," said the statement from COGAT.

  • Sunday, 17 July 2022
Al Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bank
Al Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

Shireen Abu Akleh, a well-known Palestinian female reporter for the broadcaster's Arabic language channel, was shot and died soon afterward. Ali Samoudi, another Palestinian journalist, was hospitalized in stable condition after being shot in the back.

  • Wednesday, 11 May 2022
Israel offers to host Russia's Putin and Ukraine's Zelensky to end war
Israel offers to host Russia's Putin and Ukraine's Zelensky to end war

Israel, he said, would consider it "a great honour" to host possible talks between the Russian and Ukrainian heads of state.

  • Thursday, 21 April 2022
2 Killed, 8 Injured In Shooting Attack In Israel's Tel Aviv

The shooting was the fourth deadly attack in Israel in the span of fewer than three weeks, during which a total of 13 people were killed in the country.

  • Friday, 08 April 2022
Israel Detects 1st Polio Case Since 1989
Israel Detects 1st Polio Case Since 1989

Following the infection, the ministry called for adherence to routine vaccinations at the recommended times and the completion of vaccinations for those who have not yet done so.

  • Monday, 07 March 2022
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Pawandeep Rajan, Arunita Kanjilal Magical Chemistry Begins In Holy Land!

In the video, Pawandeep and Arunita can be seen performing 'Teri Aankhon Ke Sivaa' from the 1969 movie Chirag.

  • Wednesday, 02 March 2022
Israel To Open To Unvaccinated Tourists From March
Israel To Open To Unvaccinated Tourists From March

Israel restricted the entry of foreign visitors in March 2020 and later eased the restrictions. As cases of the highly infectious Omicron variant were detected in late 2021, the country virtually closed its skies to foreign tourists.

  • Monday, 21 February 2022
India Bought Pegasus Spyware From Israel In 2017 As Part Of A Defence Deal: Report
India Bought Pegasus Spyware From Israel In 2017 As Part Of A Defence Deal: Report

A year-long New York Times investigation, including dozens of interviews with government officials, leaders of intelligence and law-enforcement agencies, cyberweapons experts, business executives and privacy activists in a dozen countries, shows how Israel's ability to approve or deny access to NSO's cyberweapons has become entangled with its diplomacy.

  • Saturday, 29 January 2022
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Israel Joins NASA-Led Artemis Space Mission To Land Humans On Moon, Mars

Israel is part of the uncrewed Artemis 1 mission scheduled for March when an Israeli spacesuit will be tested to protect astronauts from solar radiation.

  • Thursday, 27 January 2022
What Is Florona & Should We Be Concerned

Israel has reportedly documented the first case of "Florona". Florona is being attributed to simultaneous infection with Covid-19 and Influenza.

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  • Monday, 03 January 2022
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India, Israel Agree To Mutually Recognize Covid Vax Certification

External Affairs Minister Dr S. Jaishankar and his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid on Monday agreed on the mutual recognition of the Covid-19 vaccination certificates.

  • Monday, 18 October 2021
India and Israel on Monday agreed to resume negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) from next m
India, Israel Agree To Resume Negotiations On FTA From Next Month

Several announcements on the issue have been made by the two sides over the years but the agreement has remained elusive.

  • Monday, 18 October 2021
India abstains in UNHRC vote against Israel

New Delhi: Marking a significant change in stance, India abstained on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution condemning Israel over a UN report into the alleged war crimes committed during the 2014 Gaza conflict. But India yesterday stated that “there is no change in New Delhi’s long-standing position on support to the Palestinian […]

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Australia to recognise West Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Canberra: Australia will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Saturday. Morrison made the foreign policy shift almost two months after he declared that he was “open” to the idea, reports Xinhua news agency. However, the Prime Minister also announced his support for recognising a Palestinian state with […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Netanyahu pays historic visit to Oman, meets sultan

Cairo: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a historic visit to Oman, where he met with the sultan of the Gulf country, which has yet to establish formal diplomatic ties with Israel, official sources announced on Friday. The Omani state-run TV broadcast a video of Sultan Qaboos bin Said welcoming Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Israel opens visa centre in Kolkata

Kolkata: In a bid to encourage more Indian travellers to visit Israel, the Middle East nation has opened a Visa Application Centre here that would cater to West Bengal and seven northeastern states. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura would come under the purview of the centre, which can also accept visa […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Israel strikes 12 sites across Gaza

Jerusalem: Israel has carried out large-scale airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, targeting “12 terror sites”, a military spokesperson said. Israel struck Hamas sites in Gaza, bombing a concrete factory and a maritime assault tunnel shaft, after at least 36 Gaza rockets hit Israel, the army said on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported. The airstrikes came […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Israel bombs Gaza port, Hamas tunnel

Jerusalem: Israeli war planes on Wednesday bombed several parts of the Gaza Strip, including a port and a tunnel used by the Hamas, according to military sources. The attacks were in response to an incident on Tuesday in which several Palestinians from Gaza crossed the border wall and set sniper posts on fire, Efe news quoted […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Gaza braces for violent protests after 58 killed

Jerusalem: Fresh protests are expected at the Gaza border on Tuesday, a day after Israeli troops killed 58 Palestinians during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem. International condemnation poured in over Israel’s use of force against unarmed Palestinian protesters on Monday, the deadliest day in Gaza since the 2014 Israeli […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Israel withdraws from Security Council election

United Nations: Israel has withdrawn from the election for a two-year term on the Security Council that pitted it against Germany and Belgium. Israel’s UN Mission announced the decision shortly before a debate between the three candidates was due to start at the UN on Friday afternoon. “After consulting with our partners, including our good […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Air India to fly over Saudi Arabia for Israel: Netanyahu

Washington: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Saudi Arabia has given Air India approval to use its airspace for flights between Israel and India. Netanyahu made the announcement during a briefing in Washington on Monday after meeting US President Donald Trump, the Times of Israel reported. “Air India signed an agreement to fly […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Israeli company to export gas worth $15 bn to Egypt

Tel Aviv: Israel-based Delek and Texas-based Noble Energy signed on Monday a $15 billion deal to export natural gas to Egypt, the officials said. The gas will be drilled from Israel’s offshore natural gas fields, Tamar and Leviathan, Delek said in a statement. Under the agreement, Delek and Noble Energy, which control the gas fields, […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Netanyahu's 'chai pe charcha' with India Inc.

Mumbai: Visiting Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosted a power-breakfast and held discussions with a select group of top Indian CEOs, industrialists and bankers here on Thursday morning. Among the CEOs present were Ashok Hinduja, Anand Mahindra, Adi Godrej, Ajay Piramal, Harsh Goenka, Chanda Kochhar with whom Netanyahu cheerfully interacted before getting down to breakfast-cum-business at […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
India, Israel ink 9 pacts; PMs hold talk to boost ties

New Delhi: India and Israel on Monday inked nine pacts to boost cooperation in key areas, including cyber security, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu held extensive talks to strengthen ties in the strategic areas of defence and counter- terrorism Modi also invited Israeli defence companies to India for co-production in […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Delhi's Teen Murti Marg renamed after Israeli city

New Delhi: The iconic war memorial at a roundabout near Teen Murti Bhavan in Delhi was on Sunday renamed Teen Murti-Haifa Chowk to pay homage to the Indian soldiers who fell in the battle of Haifa — now in Israel — during World War I. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
AU questions US decision on Jerusalem

Addis Ababa: The African Union Commission questioned the United State’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel. US President Donald Trump administration announced on Wednesday that it recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city and the relocation of the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “The Chairperson of the African Union […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Israel to join US in quitting Unesco

Jerusalem: Israel has said it will join the US in pulling out of the UN’s cultural organisation Unesco, after US officials cited “anti-Israel bias”. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the US decision as “brave and moral”, a statement said, BBC reported on Thursday. The agency is known for designating world heritage sites such as […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Trump warns Iran's new missile can reach Israel

Washington: US President Donald Trump has warned the new missile successfully tested by Iran on Friday may be able to reach Israel. “Iran just test-fired a Ballistic Missile capable of reaching Israel. They are also working with North Korea,” Donald Trump wrote on his personal Twitter account on Saturday, Efe news reported. “Not much of […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Israel, US inaugurate 1st American base on Israeli soil

Jerusalem: Israeli and US military officers inaugurated the first permanent American military base in Israel, media reports said. “The stationing of a US contingent within the confines of an existing Israeli air base does not contradict Israel’s commitment to demonstrating military self-sufficiency,” Efe news quoted the country’s Air defence chief Zvika Haimovich as saying. The […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Iran's terror links have penetrated Latin America: Israel

Bogota: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visiting the Colombian capital here has said that Iran’s “terrorist links” are everywhere, including Latin America and called for unity in combating Tehran’s influence. After meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Netanyahu on Wednesday said that Israel believes that all countries should join together to prevent aggression and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Modi lands in Tel Aviv, warmly welcomed by Netanyahu

Tel Aviv: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived here on a three-day visit to Israel — the first by an Indian Prime Minister — and was warmly welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who received him at the airport. Modi, who landed at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport, was accorded a red carpet […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Iran must never have nuclear weapons: Trump tells Netanyahu

Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump began his visit to Israel by warning of the threat that Iran could pose if it were to develop nuclear weapons. “Iran must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon,” Trump said, standing beside Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Donald Trump on Monday was on the second stop of his […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Trump arrives in Israel

Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump on Monday kicked off his Israel visit with a short speech in front of Air Force One at Tel Aviv airport, saying there was now a “rare opportunity ahead to bring peace and stability to the region”. Trump was speaking alongside Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Israel to maintain strong military ties with US

Jerusalem: Israel will maintain strong military ties with the US, the country’s Defense Minister said on Wednesday. The statement was the first Israeli comment following US President Donald Trump’s alleged intelligence leak reports, Xinhua news agency reported. The relationship with the US “is unprecedented in its contribution to our strength. This is how it has […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Washington: President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and start the process of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city, a move against the long-held American principles which many Arab leaders warned could trigger more violence in the Middle East. According to senior administration officials, Trump will make the […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021