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Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi Arabia to face Iran: Defence Chief

Israel and Saudi Arabia have no official diplomatic ties.

Nov 16, 2017, 21:21 PM IST

Israeli police arrest 15 over campaign to stop Jew-Arab dating

Israeli police have arrested 15 suspected Jewish extremists following an undercover investigation into a group accused of tracking down and threatening Arab men dating Jewish women, authorities said Sunday.

Oct 22, 2017, 14:24 PM IST

Israel shells Gaza after failed rocket attempt: Army

In August, a suicide bomber allegedly linked to the Islamic State group killed a Hamas guard in southern Gaza along the border with Egypt, in a rare attack against the Islamists.

Oct 09, 2017, 16:14 PM IST
Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis at settlement: Cops

Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis at settlement: Cops

A Palestinian opened fire at Israeli security personnel at the entrance to a West Bank settlement on Tuesday, killing three and wounding another before being shot dead, police said.

Sep 26, 2017, 11:23 AM IST

Israeli MP quits under fire after attending gay wedding

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish Israeli lawmaker quit his seat today under fire from religious colleagues and rabbis for attending a gay relative's wedding, his daughter said.

Sep 14, 2017, 00:09 AM IST
Netanyahu warn's UN secretary general of Iran's 'warfronts in Syria, Lebanon

Netanyahu warn's UN secretary general of Iran's 'warfronts in Syria, Lebanon

On Wednesday, Netanyahu, in a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Israel was prepared to act unilaterally to prevent an expanded Iranian military presence in Syria.

Aug 28, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Palestinian in West Bank attack bid killed: Israel police

A Palestinian teenager who tried to attack an Israeli border guard in the occupied West Bank with a knife on Saturday was shot dead.

Aug 19, 2017, 22:56 PM IST

Israeli leader criticized for response to Charlottesville

Israel's prime minister is coming under growing criticism for his relative silence over President Donald Trump's response to the racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Aug 17, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

World's oldest man dead in Israel at 113: Media

Around 1.1 million people, most of them European Jews, perished in the camp between 1940 and 1945 before it was liberated by Soviet forces.

Aug 11, 2017, 22:41 PM IST

Israeli military says Gaza homes hiding Hamas tunnels

The Israeli military today said it has identified two residential buildings in the northern Gaza Strip as potential military targets after discovering Hamas militant tunnels underneath them.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

Iran blogger flies in to Israel after deportation fears

An Iranian blogger for an Israeli news site arrived in Israel on Thursday from Turkey where she faced possible deportation back to the Islamic republic, the website said.

Aug 10, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Aging and ailing, who will succeed current Palestinian leaders?

Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly dismissing Abbas as no partner for peace, Israel`s security establishment likes his steady hand and the fact he favours peaceful resistance over violence. Those best positioned around Abbas largely have the same perspective.

Aug 09, 2017, 19:49 PM IST

Israel to permit Jerusalem Palestinians to visit Gaza

Egypt also has a border with Gaza which it has largely closed off in recent years.

Aug 08, 2017, 22:36 PM IST

Joining Arab states, Israel says it plans to ban Al-Jazeera

Israeli officials have long accused Al-Jazeera of bias against the Jewish state. Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has likened its coverage to "Nazi Germany-style" propaganda.

Aug 06, 2017, 21:58 PM IST
Netanyahu downplays ex-aide's decision to testify in graft cases

Netanyahu downplays ex-aide's decision to testify in graft cases

Netanyahu had been investigated by the police at least four times. In March, Police Chief Roni Alsheikh estimated the police are close to completing the investigation, saying "we are in the final stages."

Aug 05, 2017, 08:03 AM IST

Israelis gather in Jerusalem`s Old City after weeks of tension

The Western Wall is a remnant of the Second Jewish Temple, built on the site of the first and destroyed by the Romans in 70 AD.

Aug 01, 2017, 07:04 AM IST
Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site on Friday

Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site on Friday

Israel captured East Jerusalem, including the Old City and the holy compound, in the 1967 Middle East war. It annexed the area in a move that has never been recognised internationally.

 

Jul 28, 2017, 14:38 PM IST

Thousands of worshippers surge into Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque, 113 injured

Thousands of Muslim worshippers surged into Jerusalem`s Al-Aqsa Mosque on Thursday and at least 113 were hurt in scuffles with police after Israel lifted security measures imposed at the sacred site in the face of days of violent protests.

Jul 28, 2017, 00:01 AM IST

Recep Tayyip Erdogan urges all Muslims to 'visit' and 'protect' Jerusalem

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday urged all Muslims to visit and protect Jerusalem after violence broke out over metal detectors that Israel installed and later removed from a sensitive holy site in the city.

Jul 25, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

Israel decided on Tuesday to remove metal detectors it had placed at the entrance to a holy site in Jerusalem`s Old City and replace them with smart, less obtrusive surveillance means, a Cabinet statement said.

Jul 25, 2017, 13:16 PM IST