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Explained: BDS, the global anti-Israel movement, and the Israeli law to counter its supporters

BDS is a Palestinian-led movement that says freedom, justice, and equality are its guiding principles. In the 13 years since its launch, BDS is "effectively challenging international support for Israeli apartheid and settler-colonialism".

PM Modi features in Benjamin Netanyahu's election campaign in Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu's campaign is focused on bringing out his close chemistry with the world leaders and trying to project him as a leader of unmatched stature in Israeli politics which is crucial for the country's security.


Israel says Arrow-3 missile shield passes US trials, warns Iran

Jointly manufactured by US firm Boeing Co, Arrow-3 is billed as capable of shooting down incoming missiles in space, an altitude that would destroy any non-conventional warheads safely. It passed its first full interception test over the Mediterranean Sea in 2015 and was deployed in Israel in 2017.

Benjamin Netanyahu makes history as Israel's longest-serving leader

As the longevity of his 13-year rule is set to surpass that of Israel's founding father David Ben-Gurion on July 20, all agree Netanyahu has left a permanent imprint on Israel.

Israel PM Netanyahu plans to visit India ahead of repeat polls to boost his campaign

The first request for an invitation for Netanyahu to visit New Delhi was made in January during the visit of Israeli National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Sabbath to India. The two leaders were scheduled to meet on February 11 before the elections in Israel but Netanyahu called off his trip due to other engagements.

Israeli PM Netanyahu calls Iran's enrichment move a "very, very dangerous step"

"I call on my friends, the heads of France, Britain, and Germany - you signed this deal and you said that as soon as they take this step, severe sanctions will be imposed - that was the Security Council resolution. Where are you?" Benjamin Netanyahu said.


Israel will be destroyed in half an hour if America attacks Iran: senior Iranian MP

"If the US attacks us, only half an hour will remain of Israel's lifespan," Mojtaba Zolnour, the chairman of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy commission said on Monday.

Netanyahu joins forces with Bolton chiding Iran

Tensions between the two countries had brought Trump to the brink of ordering a retaliatory strike over explosions on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and the Iranian downing of a U.S. surveillance drone.

Israel PM Netanyahu thanks PM Modi for India's vote against Palestinian group

In a rare move, India on Tuesday voted in favour of Israel in the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to deny the Palestinian non-governmental organisation 'Shahed' the observer status, after Israel said the organisation did not disclose its ties with Hamas.

Netanyahu thanks Narendra Modi after India backs Israel in UN vote

“Thank you @NarendraModi, thank you India, for your support and for standing with Israel at the UN,” Netanyahu tweeted.

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Israel strikes Gaza after rockets hit Tel Aviv

The attack prompted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cut short a visit to Washington and return home. He promised a tough response, setting the stage for perhaps the most serious conflict since a 50-day war in 2014

Israelis hold mass protests over violence against women

Organizers of the nationwide protests want the government to implement a $67 million plan it promised last year to combat violence against women


PM Narendra Modi, Israeli PM Netanyahu bond in Gujarat; hold grand roadshow

From his visit to Sabarmati Ashram to a roadshow in Ahmedabad, a few glimpses of Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to PM Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat today.

Netanyahu lauds PM Modi for revolutionising India-Israel relations

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in India for a six-day visit during which he will discuss bilateral ties with PM Narendra Modi. Netanyahu, along with his wife Sara, will also be visiting Agra, Gujarat and Mumbai.

Shalom Namaste: Modi-Netanyahu bonhomie on display on first day of visit

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu is the second Israeli prime minister to visit India in the last 25 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

Narendra Modi becomes 1st Indian Prime Minister to land on Israeli shores

Modi in Israel: The Indian Prime Minister visited Israel for a trip that he described as 'ground breaking'. PM Modi is the first Indian head of state to make a trip to Israel. Benjamin Netanyahu, his Israeli counterpart, said his country has waited a long time for the Indian PM's visit.


President Pranab Mukherjee voices distress over Israel-Palestinian violence

President Pranab Mukherjee today called for a peaceful resolution of all disputes to which the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded by affirming that his country wanted to co-exist with Arabs but would firmly fight terrorism.