Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu calls Narendra Modi a 'friend', says Israelis 'eagerly await his historic' visit

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu calls Narendra Modi a 'friend', says Israelis 'eagerly await his historic' visit

Calling Narendra Modi a "friend", Benjamin Netanyahu had tweeted that Indian leader's historic visit is being eagerly awaited by the people of Israel.

Apr 13, 2017, 09:43 AM IST

Donald Trump 'serious' about Israel-Palestine peace: Mahmud Abbas

President Donald Trump is "serious" about solving the Israel-Palestinian conflict, Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas said ahead of a meeting with the US leader.

Mar 31, 2017, 00:08 AM IST

Israeli PM Netanyahu to be questioned over alleged corruption

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was expected to be questioned on Monday over two separate corruption allegations, after the Prosecutor General`s Office asked the police to carry out an investigation.

Jan 02, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Palestinian stabs Israeli soldier in West Bank, shot dead: Army

A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli soldier Saturday in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron before he was shot dead, the army said, in the fourth attack on Israelis in less than 24 hours.

Sep 17, 2016, 11:52 AM IST
Israel to get largest-ever US military aid package

Israel to get largest-ever US military aid package

The United States will provide Israel's military with USD 38 billion during the next 10 years, officials said on Tuesday, the largest batch of military assistance the US has ever pledged to another country.

Sep 14, 2016, 11:24 AM IST

Israel blocks off Gaza Strip and West Bank for Passover

Israel has announced the closure of all points of entry between the occupied West Bank, the Gaza strip, and Israeli territory today and tomorrow for the Jewish holiday of Passover.

Apr 22, 2016, 15:07 PM IST

Israel shuts off West Bank for Jewish holiday

Israel has closed off the occupied West Bank ahead of the start of a Jewish holiday beginning today and the security measure will remain in place through Saturday, the army said.

Mar 23, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Israel marks Turkey as 'unsafe' after bombing deaths

Israel has raised the alert level on Turkey declaring the country as "unsafe" for its citizens after three Israelis were killed and 11 others wounded in a suicide bombing in Istanbul.

Mar 21, 2016, 13:06 PM IST
'US, British spies hacked Israeli air force'

'US, British spies hacked Israeli air force'

The US and Britain said through spokespeople for their embassies in Israel that they do not publicly discuss intelligence matters.

Jan 29, 2016, 18:34 PM IST
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's dog jailed for biting guests

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's dog jailed for biting guests

The mixed-breed bitch was adopted by the Netanyahus from an animal shelter in July.

Dec 13, 2015, 10:40 AM IST

Palestinians submit evidence against Israel to international court

 The Palestinian Authority on Thursday presented a first batch of evidence to the International Criminal Court in support of its campaign to have Israel investigated for alleged war crimes.

Jun 25, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Israeli PM calls on Palestinians to resume peace talks

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday called on the Palestinians to start "open-ended" direct peace talks with Israel "without preconditions".

Jun 09, 2015, 10:45 AM IST

Israel thanks US for opposing nuke-free Mideast plan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his "appreciation" to the United States for opposing an Arab plan for a nuclear weapons-free zone in the Middle East, an Israeli official said.

May 24, 2015, 15:00 PM IST

Inquiry says Israel fired on seven U.N. Gaza schools in 2014 war

Israel fired on seven United Nations schools during the 2014 Gaza war, killing 44 Palestinians who had sought shelter at some sites, while Palestinian militants hid weapons and fired from several empty U.N. premises, a U.N. inquiry found.

Apr 28, 2015, 00:46 AM IST

Israel seeks US block of Palestinian statehood drive

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday sought assurances from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that Washington would block efforts by Palestinians and Europeans on Palestinian statehood.

Dec 16, 2014, 05:48 AM IST

Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will not tolerate anti-national activities

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday Israel would not tolerate rallies in Arab townships in which protesters publicly call for the nation`s destruction, threatening to use force against lawbreakers.

Nov 10, 2014, 03:48 AM IST

Israel strikes Syrian Army post

The Israeli military attacked a Syrian Army position after a mortar shell fired across the border landed in the northern Golan Heights Thursday afternoon.

Sep 04, 2014, 23:33 PM IST

Arab nations call for emergency UN meeting on Gaza

Arab nations have called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council and immediate action to end what they say is Israel`s "outrageous onslaught" against Palestinians, especially in Gaza.

Jul 10, 2014, 03:28 AM IST

Syria respects US warnings on chemical arms

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday made it clear that US totally oppose the use of chemical arms by the Syrian government.

Dec 03, 2012, 18:59 PM IST

UN committee says divided on Palestinian bid

Israel and the US oppose the Palestinian bid for membership and recognition of a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

Nov 11, 2011, 23:52 PM IST