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Israel arrests Palestinian official in east Jerusalem

April 03, 2020 2:26 pm

Israel captured east Jerusalem in the 1967 war and annexed it in a move not recognized internationally.

Israel's Netanyahu gets all-clear after second coronavirus scare this week

April 03, 2020 8:34 am

As a precaution, Netanyahu returned to self-isolation for six more days, they said. On Wednesday, he completed a quarantine following exposure two weeks ago to an infected aide.

Indian-origin Jew beaten in coronavirus-linked hate crime in Israel

March 17, 2020 9:15 am

Am-Shalem Singson, 28, from the Bnei Menashe community, hailing from the north-eastern states of Manipur and Mizoram, was admitted to the Poriya hospital with severe chest injuries, Channel 13 reported.

Israel's Netanyahu falls short of parliamentary majority

March 05, 2020 11:56 pm

The results, released late Thursday, signal further political deadlock. Monday's election was the country's third in less than a year. Previous elections in April and September also ended in deadlock.

Deadlocked in three elections, Israel seeks ways to avert a fourth

March 05, 2020 8:49 am

After three brutal campaigns, three elections and three failed attempts at forming a government, Israel now finds itself right back where it was more than a year ago: deadlocked over the fate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Explained: Israel has just completed its third election since April 2019. What's going on?

March 03, 2020 10:26 pm

In the Israeli system, the only way to break the deadlock is to keep holding elections until someone gets a majority.

Israeli election gives edge to Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show

March 03, 2020 8:27 am

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel held a significant lead in his third electoral showdown with the former army chief Benny Gantz, and was on the cusp of an outright parliamentary majority, exit polls showed on Monday night.

Explained: Why is Israel holding its third election in a year?

March 03, 2020 8:35 am

After months of horse-trading in which Netanyahu and Gantz both failed to win enough support, the outcome, much to the dismay of the jaded Israeli electorate, was Monday's election.

Israel strikes Gaza, Syria after Palestinian rockets attacks

February 24, 2020 9:04 am

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group claimed responsibility for the rocket barrages.

WhatsApp snooping: Israeli spyware firm NSO Group threatens to 'shut down' abusers

February 09, 2020 6:18 pm

Rights groups, press freedom advocates and even research hubs have accused the Herzliya-based company of turning a blind eye to the misuse of its security-oriented technology, including its contentious Pegasus spyware.

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.