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Beirut explosion: Death toll rises to 135, around 5,000 injured; two-week state of emergency declared

August 05, 2020 11:22 pm

Beirut explosion: International aid flights began to arrive, as Lebanon's leaders struggled to deal with the aftermath of Tuesday's blast, crippled by an economic crisis and facing a public where many already blame chronic mismanagement for the disaster.

Israeli army says it hit 'terrorists' placing explosives along Syria border

August 03, 2020 1:08 pm

The Israeli military released video showing the four fleeing before disappearing in an explosion caused by the strike. The Israeli military has yet to determine if the four had ties to Iran or Hezbollah, two Syrian allies.

Israel's Netanyahu rails at media over protests against him

August 03, 2020 10:39 am

Netanyahu has painted the protests as dens of “anarchists” and “leftists" out to topple —a strong right-wing leader.

Durga meme row and other reasons why Israeli PM's son Yair Netanyahu is always in the news

July 30, 2020 12:21 pm

Since 2017, after the launch of investigations into corruption charges involving his father, Yair Netanyahu stepped in more prominently into the public sphere, using his social media platforms to tell the investigating authorities and his father’s opponents exactly what he has to say about them.

Netanyahu's son apologises after his tweet offends Indians

July 28, 2020 2:18 pm

Twitter users were split in their reaction over the post with some Indians harshly criticising him for the offensive tweet while others giving him the benefit of doubt.

Explained: Why Israel has been witnessing weeks of large-scale protests against PM Netanyahu

July 28, 2020 7:11 am

The Netanyahu family has been publicly criticising these protestors, with the prime minister's son Yair Netanyahu taking the lead, despite not holding any official position in the government.

People in Israel are hugging trees to beat COVID-19 lockdown blues

July 14, 2020 12:35 pm

Israel’s Nature and Parks Authority is encouraging people to hug trees to help people overcome the sense of detachment that coronavirus social-distancing rules can bring

Prominent Israeli journalist, Netanyahu critic, loses TV job

July 06, 2020 9:14 am

Noa Landau, the diplomatic correspondent at the Haaretz daily and a friend of Ravid, said on Twitter that the dismissal has the “scent of a political assassination.”

Former world leaders warn against Israel annexation plan

July 04, 2020 3:55 pm

The Elders, founded by Nelson Mandela in 2007, called on EU leaders to consider suspending the 27-nation's Association Agreement with Israel if annexation goes ahead in any form.

Israel, Palestine should hold direct talks for 'two-states solution': India

July 02, 2020 9:50 pm

India's reiteration of its stand on the Israel-Palestine conflict came in the wake of Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.

ISRAEL PHOTOS

Palestinians protest Trump's peace plan

February 08, 2020 11:43 am

The Trump plan, which heavily favors Israel, says the status quo should “continue uninterrupted.”

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.

ISRAEL VIDEOS

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.