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Israel gives vaccine to far-off allies, as Palestinians wait

February 24, 2021 9:47 am

On Tuesday, the governments of the Czech Republic and Honduras confirmed that Israel had promised them each 5,000 vaccine doses manufactured by Moderna.

Ahmedabad start-up, SNC flag off project with Israel

February 23, 2021 3:17 am

Israeli Ambassador to India Dr Ron Malka said, “Israel has the most start-ups per capita worldwide...We look forward to collaborating with Indian firms to develop and implement Israeli technologies that address India's most pressing needs.”

Israel secretly agrees to fund vaccines for Syria as part of prisoner swap

February 21, 2021 1:07 pm

The Israeli government declined to comment on the vaccine aspect of the deal, while a Syrian state-controlled news outlet, the Syrian Arab News Agency, denied that vaccines were part of the arrangement.

Inside Israel's ultra-orthodox jewish communities during Covid-19 pandemic

February 18, 2021 10:37 am

Since the start of the pandemic, parts of ultra-Orthodox society have resisted the restrictions and protocols ordered by the secular state to counter the virus, preferring to follow the counsel of their own leadership.

Explained: ICC ruling says it has jurisdiction in Palestinian Territories. Here's what it means

February 16, 2021 1:19 pm

According to the ruling, the ICC would have jurisdiction to investigate potential war crimes commited in Palestinian territories. Why is it being welcomed by Palestinians and criticized by Israel? What is India's stance?

Netanyahu pleads not guilty to corruption as trial resumes

February 08, 2021 3:10 pm

Netanyahu was indicted in 2019 in long-running cases involving gifts from millionaire friends and for allegedly seeking regulatory favours for media tycoons in return for favourable coverage.

Israeli protesters call on PM Netanyahu to step down

February 07, 2021 2:01 pm

The protesters say Netanyahu cannot serve as prime minister when he is on trial for charges of fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three separate cases. His trial is set to resume this week.

Israel extends lockdown, sees delay in COVID-19 turnaround

February 01, 2021 8:58 am

Netanyahu has promoted a speedy vaccination of Israel's most vulnerable cohorts - around 24% of 9 million citizens - and the lockdown as dual pathways to a possible reopening of the economy in February.

Israeli police use water cannon to disperse anti-PM crowd

January 31, 2021 11:10 am

The protesters say Netanyahu cannot serve as prime minister when he is on trial for charges of fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three separate cases.

Not surprised at 'evil attack' as we were on higher alert for few weeks: Israeli envoy

January 30, 2021 5:49 pm

Ron Malka also said the investigations will look into all possible angles, including whether there are any links to the 2012 attack on Israeli diplomats here while events around the world are also being examined to find any related operations or activities at any destination.


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.


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.