Teen stabbed at Gay Pride march dies as pressure mounts on Israel

A teenager stabbed at a Gay Pride march died of her injuries Sunday as the attack and a firebombing that killed a Palestinian child put pressure on Israel to crack down on Jewish extremists.

 

Barak 8 missile to be test-fired this month

India and Israel are likely to test fire this month the long-range surface-to-air Barak 8 missile, jointly developed by the two countries, which can act as a potent shield against incoming missiles, aircraft and drones.

UN slams 'terrorist act' after Palestinian toddler killed

UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned the killing of an 18-month-old baby in an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

Palestinian killed by Israeli gunfire on Gaza border: Medics

A Palestinian man was killed and another wounded by Israeli gunfire in the northern Gaza Strip Friday after they approached the border with Israel, a Palestinian medical official told AFP.

Jordan condemns arson killing of Palestinian child

 Jordan on Friday condemned as an "ugly crime" an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers that killed a Palestinian toddler in the occupied West Bank and wounded four family members.

PLO holds Israel government `fully responsible` for toddler`s death

The Palestine Liberation Organisation holds the Israeli government "fully responsible" for the death of a toddler in an arson attack Friday by suspected Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank, an official said.

Settler arson attack `act of terrorism`: Israel minister

 Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said Friday that an arson attack by Jewish settlers that killed a Palestinian toddler in the West Bank was an "act of terrorism."

Palestinian toddler dies in suspected settler arson attack

 A Palestinian toddler was burned to death and four family members injured in a suspected arson attack by Jewish settlers on two homes in the occupied West Bank on Friday.

Israel passes law allowing force feeding of prisoners
Israel passes law allowing force feeding of prisoners

The Israeli parliament approved Thursday a law allowing prisoners on hunger strike to be force fed if their life is in danger or they face chronic health problems, a spokesman said.

UN condemns Israel approval of new settler homes

UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned Israel`s approval of 300 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank and called on the government to reverse its decision.

Pentagon assures it will check Iran`s `malign` influence

Top American military officers sought to reassure worried lawmakers Wednesday that US forces would check Iran`s "malign" influence in the Middle East should Congress green-light the nuclear deal with Tehran.

`Strong evidence` of Israel war crimes on `Black Friday`: Amnesty

An analysis of an Israeli assault in the Gaza Strip following the capture of one of its soldiers during last year`s war in the Palestinian territory shows "strong evidence" of war crimes, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

Israel PM approves 300 settler homes in occupied West Bank

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday approved the "immediate" construction of 300 settler homes in the occupied West Bank as his government came under pressure from right-wing Jewish groups.

Netanyahu `looking forward` to US release of spy Pollard

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday welcomed news of the impending release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years in a US prison.

Israeli spy Pollard to be released on parole Nov 21: Lawyers

Jonathan Pollard, a former US Navy intelligence analyst convicted of spying for Israel, will be released on parole November 21 after serving 30 years in prison, his lawyers said Tuesday.

Israeli military takes over contested West Bank complex

Israeli troops moved on Tuesday into a contested West Bank settlement housing complex ahead of its scheduled demolition, the military said.

Russian Prez Putin condoles Kalam's demise, hails him for strengthening ties between two nations
Russian Prez Putin condoles Kalam's demise, hails him for strengthening ties between two nations

The popularity of former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam is far-stretched. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday paid tributes to India's 'Missile Man', calling him an exponent of closer friendly relations between the two nations.

Palestinian killed during arrest attempt: Israel police

A Palestinian man fell to his death while trying to escape Israeli forces who were attempting to arrest him in the occupied West Bank, Israeli police said Monday.

'Obama marching Israelis to `door of oven' by trusting Iran'
'Obama marching Israelis to `door of oven' by trusting Iran'

White House contender Mike Huckabee is warning that President Barack Obama is marching the Israelis to the "door of the oven" by signing off on the nuclear deal struck between Iran and six world powers.

Spain, Italy placed in same 2018 World Cup qualifying group
Spain, Italy placed in same 2018 World Cup qualifying group

Spain and Italy have been placed in the same 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying round-robin group, which also includes Albania, Israel, Macedonia and Liechtenstein.