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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
Israel strikes Hamas sites in Gaza after militants fire rockets

Israel strikes Hamas sites in Gaza after militants fire rockets

Gaza militants fired rockets at Israel on Saturday drawing retaliatory Israeli air strikes on Hamas sites, the Israeli military said, a few days after the area`s most intense fighting in years.

Jun 03, 2018, 09:53 AM IST
India plans to buy Spike missiles from Israel to boost its anti-tank capabilities against Pakistan

India plans to buy Spike missiles from Israel to boost its anti-tank capabilities against Pakistan

The GoI is keen to buy Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel to boost its military capabilities against arch-rival Pakistan.

Jun 01, 2018, 17:17 PM IST
Israel begins building marine barrier on Gaza strip

Israel begins building marine barrier on Gaza strip

Israel Defence Minister on Sunday announced that construction had begun on a marine barrier with the Gaza Strip extending into the Mediterranean Sea. Avigdor Liberman said in a statement that the barrier aimed to prevent any attempts by Palestinians in Gaza to enter Israeli territory through the sea, Efe news reported.

May 28, 2018, 07:35 AM IST
IAF chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa to visit Israel, discuss strategic issues

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa to visit Israel, discuss strategic issues

Defence ties between India and Israel have grown manifold in the last couple of decades. India has emerged as Israel's biggest arms market and has been purchasing around $1 billion worth of weapons every year. 

May 21, 2018, 15:01 PM IST
India expresses concern over situation in Israel, Palestine

India expresses concern over situation in Israel, Palestine

India on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the situation in West Asia.

May 17, 2018, 00:54 AM IST
Hamas official says 50 members killed this week on Gaza border

Hamas official says 50 members killed this week on Gaza border

A senior member of Gaza's rulers Hamas said on Wednesday that most of the 62 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire during border protests and clashes this week were members of the Islamist group.

May 17, 2018, 00:48 AM IST
Turkey and Israel expel envoys over Gaza violence

Turkey and Israel expel envoys over Gaza violence

Turkey told Israel`s ambassador to leave the country on Tuesday after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians during protests on the Gaza border.

May 16, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
UN warns of more Gaza violence, condemns Israel's use of force

UN warns of more Gaza violence, condemns Israel's use of force

The United Nation human rights office condemned Monday's 'appalling deadly violence' by Israeli security forces in Gaza and said it was extremely worried about what might happen later on Tuesday, while calling for an independent investigation. 

May 15, 2018, 17:38 PM IST
Rocket warning siren in southern Israel was false alarm: Israeli military

Rocket warning siren in southern Israel was false alarm: Israeli military

A rocket siren that sounded in southern Israel near the Gaza border on Tuesday was a false alarm, the Israeli military said.

May 15, 2018, 13:40 PM IST
Gaza massacre: Israel defends actions as 55 Palestinians killed

Gaza massacre: Israel defends actions as 55 Palestinians killed

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended his military, saying: "Every country has an obligation to defend its borders. 

May 15, 2018, 10:19 AM IST
55 dead in Gaza protests as Israel fetes US Embassy move

55 dead in Gaza protests as Israel fetes US Embassy move

Throughout the day, Gaza protesters set tires ablaze, sending thick plumes of black smoke into the air, and hurled firebombs and stones toward Israeli troops across the border. 

May 15, 2018, 09:45 AM IST

Photos: US opens new embassy in Jerusalem

The US on Monday opened its embassy in Jerusalem. US President Donald Trump had announced the decision to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in December 2018, when he had formally recognised the holy city as the capital of Israel, breaking away from decades of US neutrality on the sensitive issue.

May 15, 2018, 00:52 AM IST

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