Tag: Israel

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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United Nations: Israel has withdrawn from the election for a two-year term on the Security Council that pitted it against Germany and Belgium.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