Tag: Israel

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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
Film hated by Israel culture minister candidate for Oscars

Jerusalem: Israeli film “Foxtrot,” which Culture Minister Miri Regev has castigated as an insult to the military, has won the country’s best film award, making it a candidate for the Oscars. The surreal and complex movie by director Samuel Maoz includes what could be seen as a critical view of the Israeli military. It also […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
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Test launch of new missile likely tomorrow

Balasore: India is likely to test launch a newly-developed surface-to-air missile developed jointly with Israel from a defence base off Odisha coast tomorrow. Preparation for the maiden test has reached final stage and if weather permits it will be conducted from the Integerated Test Range (ITR) tomorrow,” said an official of the ITR at Chandipur, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Israel, Palestinians agree on long-term Gaza ceasefire

Israel and the Palestinians today agreed on a long-term Egyptian-brokered ceasefire to end the devastating 50-day war in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip that has killed over 2,200 people

  • Saturday, 26 June 2021
Israel tests 'dirty bombs' in desert

Israel recently carried out at least 20 test explosions in its southern desert to measure the damage that would be inflicted by a so-called "dirty bomb" attack, Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz reported today

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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New Israeli PM Warns Hamas Against 'Any More Violence'

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has warned the Islamic Hamas movement that the Jewish state will not tolerate "any more violence" from the besieged Gaza Strip.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Trump lands in Saudi Arabia
Trump lands in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh: US President Donald Trump on Saturday landed in Saudi Arabia, beginning his first international tour which is scheduled to include stops in Israel, the Vatican City, Belgium and Italy. Trump was received by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz at Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport, Efe news reported. Abdulaziz organised a small reception for Trump, who […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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Israeli Warplanes Strike Hamas Military Posts In Gaza

Israeli warplanes struck military posts of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Islamic Hamas movement, in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian security sources said.

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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Israel Strikes In Gaza After Arson Attacks

Israel has launched air strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, after incendiary balloons were launched from the territory.

  • Wednesday, 16 June 2021
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Naftali Bennett Sworn In As Israel's New PM, Ends Benjamin Netanyahu's 12 Yr Rule

Naftali Bennett, leader of the right-wing Yamina (United Right) party, was sworn in as new Israeli prime minister on Sunday night, sending Benjamin Netanyahu to the opposition after a record 12-year rule.

  • Monday, 14 June 2021
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Israel, Hamas Agree To Start Cease-Fire To End 11-Day War

Both Israel and Hamas, which rules the Gaza Strip, have accepted an Egyptian-brokered deal to cease fighting at 2 a.m. (Friday local time) to end the 11-day bloodshed.

  • Friday, 21 May 2021
256 Dead, Including 69 Children, In Mideast Hostilities: UN
256 Dead, Including 69 Children, In Mideast Hostilities: UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said 219 Palestinians, including 63 children, were killed in Gaza. In the West Bank, 25 Palestinian deaths were tallied, including four children. Israeli sources reported 12 people killed, including two children and a soldier. Thousands of people are injured, mainly in the West Bank and in Gaza.

  • Thursday, 20 May 2021