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Friday, February 28, 2020

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Sudan gives Israel initial okay for overflights: report

February 06, 2020 11:58 am

The meeting in Uganda between Sudan's Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu stirred controversy in Sudan after Israeli officials said it would lead to normalising relations between the two former foes.

Trump releases Mideast peace plan that strongly favors Israel

January 29, 2020 10:19 am

Trump’s plan would guarantee that Israel would control a unified Jerusalem as its capital and not require it to uproot any of the settlements in the West Bank that have provoked Palestinian outrage and alienated much of the world.

Israel PM Netanyahu greets Modi for Republic Day

January 26, 2020 2:22 am

The PMO in a statement said that Netanyahu telephoned Modi to greet him for Republic Day and the two leaders “agreed to remain in touch, including in the context of the forthcoming initiatives and developments regarding the region”.

Netanyahu wins party leadership race as national vote looms

December 27, 2019 8:52 am

Final results showed him re-elected with 72.5% of the votes to rival Gideon Saar’s 27.5%. The prime minister will now lead Likud into Israel’s third election in less than a year on March 2.

Gaza rocket sends Netanyahu to shelter during campaign rally: Israeli TV stations

December 26, 2019 11:45 am

There was no immediate claim of responsibility in Gaza, which is under the control of Hamas Islamists and where a smaller armed faction, Islamic Jihad, exchanged fire with Israel during a two-day surge of violence last month.

'Chag Hanukkah Sameach': PM Modi greets Israel, Netanyahu on festival of lights

December 23, 2019 11:11 am

Hanukkah commemorates the Jewish uprising, known as the Maccabean Revolt, against the Greek-Syrian kingdom, which tried to force its culture on Jews and desecrated their temple in Jerusalem.

Breaking ranks, a rival takes on Israel’s Netanyahu from within

December 23, 2019 8:17 am

After two inconclusive elections ended with Netanyahu unable to form a government, Gideon Saar, a seasoned if staid party veteran, is running against him in a primary leadership contest.

Israel's Netanyahu, Pompeo to meet in Lisbon this week

December 04, 2019 8:57 am

The hastily arranged talks with the top diplomat of Israel's closest ally could be aimed at giving Netanyahu a political boost at home.

Israeli protesters demand Netanyahu resign amid corruption charges

December 01, 2019 6:49 pm

Thousands of Israelis rallied in Tel Aviv to call on embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to step down. The conservative leader faces multiple corruption charges but says he has no plans to give up power.

Explained: Why Israel is staring at elections, again

November 23, 2019 10:00 pm

In Israel’s election history, no single party has won an outright majority. To form the government, a parliament member has to gather the support of at least 61 members of the 120-member Knesset.


Israel strikes Gaza after rockets hit Tel Aviv

March 27, 2019 8:38 am

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

December 07, 2018 8:44 am

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

January 17, 2018 3:11 pm

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

January 15, 2018 7:12 pm

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

January 14, 2018 6:19 pm

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

July 05, 2017 11:55 am

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

October 14, 2015 8:08 pm

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.