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Friday, December 13, 2019



Israeli high school students to launch self-made satellite from Sriharikota

December 10, 2019 12:04 pm

India was chosen for the launch because of the "success enjoyed" by its space programme and "also the close relations between the two countries".

Iraq protests: 40 protesters shot dead in 24 hours as violence spirals

November 29, 2019 7:19 am

Security and medical officials in Iraq say security forces have fatally shot 40 anti-government protesters over a 24-hour period amid spiraling violence in the capital and the country's south.

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.

Explained: Why Israel's PM Netanyahu has been indicted for corruption

November 22, 2019 8:41 pm

Benjamin Netanyahu denied any wrongdoing and added that the timing of the announcement was noteworthy and sensitive and it “highlights how much this decision is tainted by extraneous considerations, aiming to bring down a right-wing Prime Minister".

Israel braces for political fight after Benjamin Netanyahu indictment

November 22, 2019 3:42 pm

Netanyahu was indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust stemming from three long-running corruption cases. He has denied any wrongdoing and accused the media, courts and law enforcement of waging a ``witch hunt'' against him.

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu charged in corruption cases

November 21, 2019 10:49 pm

Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit charged Netanyahu with fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three different scandals. It is the first time a sitting Israeli prime minister has been charged with a crime.

Israel heads toward unprecedented third election in 12 months

November 20, 2019 8:04 pm

If Israel is forced into a third election, it would be entering uncharted waters, with opinion polls already predicting a very similar deadlock.

Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria; 11 reported killed

November 20, 2019 6:20 pm

A Britain-based war monitoring group said the Israeli airstrikes killed 11 people, including seven non-Syrians who are most likely Iranians. Syrian state media only reported that two civilians were killed.

Explained: What the change in US policy on Israeli settlements in West Bank means

November 21, 2019 7:09 am

The West Bank, a patch of land about one and a half times the size of Goa, was captured by Jordan after the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Israel snatched it back during the Six Day War of 1967, and has occupied it ever since.

Palestinian rockets, Israeli airstrikes jolt tenuous Gaza truce

November 16, 2019 1:37 pm

Sirens sounded in the middle of the night in Beersheba, the largest city in southern Israel, some 35 km (18 miles) from the Gaza border, warning of incoming fire.


Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu wins record fifth term in office

April 11, 2019 7:06 am

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has won the Israeli national election, securing a record fifth term in office despite running neck-and-neck with his challenger Benny Gantz.

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

Gaza women walk thin line between hope and despair

March 20, 2019 9:04 am

For Gaza women, even shopping and getting married has become more difficult due to the restrictions imposed by Israel which has fought three wars in the past decade

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

Life at a UN school in Gaza during ceasefire

August 08, 2014 3:14 pm

During the 72 hour ceasefire, displaced Palestinian children at a UN school where they had sought refuge, tried to forget the trauma of war.

Gaza crisis: Israel warns of more airstrikes; Palestinians flee their homes

July 16, 2014 1:46 pm

Israel fired missiles at the homes of four of its senior leaders as it resumed bombardment of Gaza, following a failed Egyptian cease-fire effort.


Sushma Swaraj arrives in Delhi

January 20, 2016 5:40 am

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in the national capital after her two-day visit to from Israel and Palestine on Tuesday. During her visit, Swaraj met President of Israel Reuven Rivlin, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as well as Minister of Defence Moshe Ya'alon, Minister of National Infrastructure Yuval Steinitz and Israeli legislators. She also interacted with the Indian community in Israel.