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Jerusalem: Five things you must know about

Jerusalem: Five things you must know about

Jerusalem is once again stirring powerful emotions around the world with US President Donald Trump set to recognise the city as Israel`s capital. 

Dec 06, 2017, 23:33 PM IST

Israeli soldier wounded by gunfire on Lebanese border: Army

Gunfire from a vehicle in Lebanon towards Israeli forces on the border wounded an Israeli soldier on Wednesday and officers returned fire, the army said.

Oct 26, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

Heavy security for Jerusalem Gay Pride year after deadly attack

Hundreds of Israeli police are being drafted into Jerusalem to protect the city`s Gay Pride march on Thursday, a year after an ultra-Orthodox Jew killed a teenager and also stabbed five other people.

Jul 21, 2016, 14:35 PM IST
Ready for dialogue if Israel accepts two-state solution: Palestinian President Abbas

Ready for dialogue if Israel accepts two-state solution: Palestinian President Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he was willing for a dialogue with Israel`s newly-appointed defence minister, if the latter accepts the principle of the two-state solution, the media reported on Wednesday.

Jun 01, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

Israel media: Police recommend indicting Netanyahu's wife

Israeli media say a police investigation has recommended indicting the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over misuse of state funds and inflated household spending.

May 29, 2016, 22:09 PM IST
Israel targets Hamas sites in Gaza after rocket fire: Army

Israel targets Hamas sites in Gaza after rocket fire: Army

Israeli aircraft targeted two Hamas sites in southern Gaza early Saturday in response to a cross-border rocket attack, the army said, as tensions along the Palestinian territory`s border simmered. 

May 07, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

Palestinians, Israeli forces clash amid holy site tensions

Palestinian demonstrators clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank on Tuesday, while three tourists were lightly wounded by Palestinian stone throwers as tensions remained high following days of violence at Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site.

Sep 29, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

Israeli leader criticizes upcoming UN report on Gaza war

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday criticized an upcoming United Nations report into last year's war in the Gaza Strip, calling it a waste of time.

Jun 14, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

History, politics drive Israeli calls to Europe`s Jews

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s calls for Jewish emigration after anti-Semitic attacks have riled European leaders but come as no surprise given Israel`s history as a refuge and a looming election, analysts say.

Feb 17, 2015, 17:40 PM IST

Two rockets from Syria strike Israeli-occupied Golan: Israeli military

At least two rockets from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday and Israel returned fire, the military said, nine days after an Israeli air strike in Syria killed an Iranian general and several Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas.

Jan 28, 2015, 02:01 AM IST

Turkish PM says Israeli "provocations" radicalising Muslim world

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu accused his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday of terrorism and said Israeli "provocations" such as the bombardment of Gaza were contributing to radicalisation in the Muslim world.

Jan 17, 2015, 03:37 AM IST

Israeli movie to be inaugural picture at IFFK

Eminent Israeli director Eran Riklis's 'Dancing Arabs', a movie which portrays the pangs of an Arab teenager who tries hard to find his identity in Israel, will be the inaugural movie of the 19th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala, to be held here from December 12-19.

Dec 02, 2014, 14:52 PM IST

Israel PM orders harsher penalties for stone-pelters

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday met law enforcement officials and legal experts over the escalating violence in Arab east Jerusalem, ordering the judiciary to expedite legislation which dramatically stiffens penalties against stone-pelting Palestinians.

Oct 28, 2014, 00:00 AM IST

Israeli PM summons coalition leaders amid possible political crisis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu summoned leaders of the parties in his coalition to a meeting Wednesday amid what is claimed to be a looming political crisis, his office confirmed to Xinhua.

Oct 21, 2014, 22:44 PM IST

Abbas urges Palestinians to protect Al-Aqsa by 'all means'

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas on Friday called on his people to prevent Israeli settlers from entering Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque and use "all means" to protect the site.

Oct 18, 2014, 01:00 AM IST

Israeli settlers take over 25 homes in E Jerusalem: Residents

Israeli settlers forcefully took over 25 apartments in Arab east Jerusalem Tuesday, residents and Palestinian leaders said, with the new occupants claiming they had legitimately bought the properties.

Oct 01, 2014, 01:43 AM IST

Israeli PM extends invitation to PM Modi to visit Israel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received a formal invitation from his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu to visit his nation at an early date.

Sep 29, 2014, 07:29 AM IST

Israeli PM extends invitation to PM Modi to visit Israel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received a formal invitation from his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu to visit his nation at an early date.

Sep 29, 2014, 07:29 AM IST

PM Modi meets Israeli PM Netanyahu in NY

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu here on Sunday in a bid to step-up the diplomatic relations between the two sides.

Sep 29, 2014, 05:13 AM IST

Israeli-Palestinian talks to resume in Cairo Wednesday: Officials

Indirect talks between Israeli and Palestinian delegations on the ceasefire in the Gaza Strip will resume on Wednesday in Cairo, Palestinian and Egyptian officials said today.

Sep 21, 2014, 00:23 AM IST