Clashes erupt during Israeli raid in West Bank

Clashes erupted during an overnight Israeli raid to arrest an alleged Hamas member at a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, leaving a border policeman and five Palestinians wounded, officials said today.

Palestinians, Israeli soldier wounded during West Bank raid

At least five Palestinians and an Israeli soldier were wounded during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank late on Monday to arrest Islamist militants, Palestinian medical sources and Israeli media said.

Tunnel found in East Jerusalem woman's yard may have been for heist

A tunnel discovered in an elderly woman`s yard in a Palestinian neighbourhood of East Jerusalem on Monday may have been part of a criminal gang`s plan for a heist at a nearby museum or bank, police said.

Iran sentences 2 people to jail for spying for US, Israel

Iran's official IRNA news agency says two people have been sentenced to 10 years in prison after being convicted of spying for the United States and Israel.

Philistines brought opium to Israel during Iron Age
Philistines brought opium to Israel during Iron Age

Opium poppy, along with many other plant species previously unknown to Israel, were brought to Israel by Philistines during the Iron Age.

Iran nuclear deal will `fuel terrorism`: Benjamin Netanyahu

The deal to curb Iran`s nuclear programme will bolster Tehran`s ability to fund global terrorism by providing the Islamic state with "billions of dollars" in sanctions relief, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Saturday.

US, Israel in talks ''for months'' over security cooperation: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama said on Friday that the US and Israeli governments have been in discussions for months about security cooperation.

DNA: Is Sanskrit language losing its importance in India?

Sanskrit, one of the oldest languages of India is losing its importance in India.

German support for Barenboim concert in Iran draws Israeli ire

Star conductor Daniel Barenboim is holding talks to take one of Germany`s main orchestras to Iran, his employer Berlin State Opera said on Thursday, in the face of angry protests from Israel. 

Nepal's top court orders suspension of surrogacy services

Nepal's top court has ordered a halt to commercial surrogacy services in the Himalayan nation until it rules on the legality of the practice, an official said Wednesday.

Palestinian rivals `agree ceasefire` in Lebanon camp

 A ceasefire between armed rivals in Lebanon`s largest Palestinian refugee camp has restored calm after several days of clashes, Palestinian sources said Wednesday.

Gareth Bale included as Wales push for Euro 2016 place
Gareth Bale included as Wales push for Euro 2016 place

 Gareth Bale has been included in Wales`s squad for next week`s European 2016 qualifiers against Cyprus and Israel as his country eyes an appearance at a first major football finals in more than 50 years.

Young visitor accidentally breaks artifact at Israel museum

Israel's leading museum says a young visitor accidentally bumped into a display case and broke an ancient glass artifact.

Israel starts freeing hundreds more African migrants

Israel began releasing a second group of around 600 African migrants from a desert detention centre on Wednesday after a court order, the prison authorities said.

Israeli Navy chief visits Western Naval Command in Mumbai

 Commander-In-Chief of Israeli Navy Vice Admiral Ram Rutberg, who is on an official visit to India from August 24 to 27, visited Mumbai on Tuesday.

Support to Palestine unwavering while engaging with Israel: India

India's strong traditional support to the Palestinian cause remains unwavering even while pursuing good relations with Israel, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said here on Tuesday and added that the India is now more actively engaging with the Arab world.

Israel frees hundreds of migrants from desert facility

 Israel released hundreds of African migrants from a desert detention centre Tuesday after a court order, but asylum seekers were left with few options after being barred from two cities.

Palestinian sentenced to death for giving info to Israel

 

Gaza City: A Hamas military court in the Gaza Strip today sentenced a Palestinian to death for allegedly providing information to Israel said to have led to Palestinians being killed, judicial sources said.

Palestinian sentenced to death in Gaza for providing info to Israel

 A Hamas military court in the Gaza Strip on Monday sentenced a Palestinian to death for allegedly providing information to Israel said to have led to Palestinians being killed, judicial sources said.

'Start up nation' Israel now grows gold in the desert

The tiny country of Israel is woefully short of cultivable land and fresh water, yet today using modern scientific tools, it has literally been able to bloom gold in the hot Negev Desert.