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Israeli military strikes Iranian targets in Syria

Israeli military strikes Iranian targets in Syria

Witnesses in Damascus said loud explosions rang out in the night sky for nearly an hour.

Jan 21, 2019, 09:11 AM IST
Israel's biggest relief and rescue team lauds NDRF's efforts to trace missing Meghalaya miners

Israel's biggest relief and rescue team lauds NDRF's efforts to trace missing Meghalaya miners

It has been a month since 15 miners have been trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia hills district.

Jan 13, 2019, 13:21 PM IST
Israeli former minister pleads guilty to spying for Iran

Israeli former minister pleads guilty to spying for Iran

In 2004, he was arrested for attempting to smuggle thousands of ecstasy pills from Amsterdam to Israel.

Jan 09, 2019, 17:34 PM IST
Win against Thailand best match of my career: Sunil Chhetri

Win against Thailand best match of my career: Sunil Chhetri

India thrashed Thailand 4-1 in their group opener on Sunday. The 34-year-old goal machine struck on either side of the lemon break in the country's stunning win, the first in Asian Cup since 1964.

Jan 07, 2019, 16:32 PM IST
John Bolton says Turkey must not attack Kurdish fighters once US leaves Syria

John Bolton says Turkey must not attack Kurdish fighters once US leaves Syria

Bolton, on a trip to Israel and Turkey, said he would stress in talks with Turkish officials, including President Tayyip Erdogan, that Kurdish forces must be protected.

Jan 07, 2019, 09:48 AM IST
Israel protests after Jordanian spokeswoman steps on its flag

Israel protests after Jordanian spokeswoman steps on its flag

Israel`s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Sunday deploring the flag "desecration", and said it had summoned acting Jordanian ambassador Mohammed Hmaid.

 

Dec 31, 2018, 10:47 AM IST
Brazil moving its embassy to Jerusalem matter of 'when, not if': Netanyahu

Brazil moving its embassy to Jerusalem matter of 'when, not if': Netanyahu

There are currently 88 embassies in Israel, of which 86 embassies are located in Tel Aviv and the rest two are operated from Jerusalem.

Dec 31, 2018, 10:15 AM IST
Israeli Parliament to dissolve, early election to be held in April

Israeli Parliament to dissolve, early election to be held in April

Israel will hold an early general election in April, a spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday, after members of his governing coalition met to discuss differences over legislation.

Dec 24, 2018, 19:18 PM IST
Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s son’s Facebook account banned over anti-Muslim post

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s son’s Facebook account banned over anti-Muslim post

Facebook temporarily banned Yair Netanyahu, son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for posting anti-Muslim posts, the media reported on Monday.

Dec 17, 2018, 09:54 AM IST
Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israel capital, embassy to remain in Tel Aviv

Australia recognises West Jerusalem as Israel capital, embassy to remain in Tel Aviv

Australia formally recognises West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.

Dec 15, 2018, 08:04 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi wishes people of Israel on Hanukkah

PM Narendra Modi wishes people of Israel on Hanukkah

PM Modi also extended his wishes to Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu.

Dec 02, 2018, 22:38 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Indian soldiers who fought in WWI, reaffirms commitment to world peace

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Indian soldiers who fought in WWI, reaffirms commitment to world peace

The PM took to Twitter to pay tributes to the Indian World War I heroes.

Nov 11, 2018, 11:39 AM IST
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin soon on Syria security coordination

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin soon on Syria security coordination

Russia said on Tuesday it had upgraded Syria`s air defences with the S-300 missile system, after accusing Israel of indirect responsibility for the downing of a Russian spy plane by Syrian forces as they fired on attacking Israeli jets last month. 

Oct 07, 2018, 15:27 PM IST
Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a 'genuine friend', says Israel

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a 'genuine friend', says Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu also conveyed his condolences calling Vajpayee "a true friend of Israel".

Aug 19, 2018, 11:38 AM IST
Israeli jets hit Gaza Hamas positions after militants fire rockets

Israeli jets hit Gaza Hamas positions after militants fire rockets

At least 127 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops during mass demonstrations along the Gaza border since March 30 and the men sending the kites over the fence believe they have found an effective new weapon.

Jun 20, 2018, 10:33 AM IST
Israel demands FIFA investigate ''threats'' that caused Argentina to cancel match

Israel demands FIFA investigate ''threats'' that caused Argentina to cancel match

Israel demanded soccer`s governing body investigate what it said were threats against Argentina players that forced them to cancel a match in Jerusalem, including Palestinian calls to burn replica shirts of Lionel Messi if he played.

Jun 07, 2018, 09:43 AM IST
Argentina friendly with Israel to be scrapped

Argentina friendly with Israel to be scrapped

 Argentina's upcoming friendly with Israel in Jerusalem has been cancelled following protests by Palestinian football authorities.

Jun 06, 2018, 10:37 AM IST
Gonzalo Higuain: Argentina cancel final World Cup warmup against Israel

Gonzalo Higuain: Argentina cancel final World Cup warmup against Israel

 Argentina have canceled their final World Cup warm-up match against Israel scheduled for this Saturday in Jerusalem, striker Gonzalo Higuain said on Tuesday.

Jun 06, 2018, 09:01 AM IST
Fans should burn Lionel Messi shirts if he plays in Jerusalem : Palestinian

Fans should burn Lionel Messi shirts if he plays in Jerusalem : Palestinian

The Palestine Football Association chief urged fans on Sunday to burn pictures of Argentina striker Lionel Messi and replicas of his shirt if he plays against Israel in Jerusalem next weekend.

Jun 04, 2018, 09:51 AM IST
Israel, Gaza exchange fire after Palestinian woman killed at border

Israel, Gaza exchange fire after Palestinian woman killed at border

Israeli aircraft pounded over a dozen militant targets in Gaza, the army said today, after Palestinian projectile fire shattered a ceasefire reached just days ago after the worst flare-up since a 2014 war.

Jun 03, 2018, 11:50 AM IST