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India-Israel ties: Growing warmth and set to flourish

Md. Muddassir Quamar/South Asia Monitor/IANS

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin decries bill to quieten mosques

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin decries bill to quieten mosques

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin spoke out Tuesday against a controversial bill that would prohibit mosques from using loudspeakers to summon believers to prayers early in the morning.

Islamic State, Israeli forces clash for first time near Golan Heights; 4 ISIS terrorists killed

Islamic State, Israeli forces clash for first time near Golan Heights; 4 ISIS terrorists killed

Israeli forces reportedly killed four Islamic State militants in Syria in the first direct clash between the country and the jihadi group, the media reported.

Israel orders more F-35 warplanes from US

The Jewish state is due to take delivery of its first F-35s next month.

Palestinian wielding knife shot dead in West Bank: Israel Police

Palestinian security sources identified the dead man as Jihad Khalil, 48, from near Nablus in the northern West Bank.

Dead Sea drying out by 3.3 feet per year – Swimmers cross Salt Lake for eco awareness (Watch video)

Dead Sea drying out by 3.3 feet per year – Swimmers cross Salt Lake for eco awareness (Watch video)

The Dead Sea is shrinking by about 3.3 feet per year owing to human activities.

Israel expresses commitment towards 'Make in India' in defence sector

Israel is one of the leading exporters of weapon systems to India, providing missiles, unmanned aircrafts, electronic warfare and radars in last decade.

Benjamin Netanyahu wasn`t ready for Gaza tunnel war: Report

Benjamin Netanyahu wasn`t ready for Gaza tunnel war: Report

Israel`s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to prepare his country for Hamas` use of tunnels during the 2014 Gaza war, according to a key report cited by local media Friday.

India, Israel face common challenge in fighting terrorism and radicalism: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

India is a "top trading partner", Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said on Thursday, expressing hope that his visit here will pave the way for free trade pact (FTA) that will foster economic growth in both the nations.

India, Israel to boost cooperation to combat extremism

India and Israel on Tuesday said the international community must act with with resolve against terror networks and states that harbour them and agreed to boost cooperation to combat the forces of extremism and radicalisation.

Israel names first ambassador to Turkey since 2010

Israel nominated a new ambassador to Turkey on Tuesday, its first since the two countries normalised ties after the 2010 crisis triggered by Israel's deadly storming of a Gaza-bound ship.

Privileged to be in 'great country' India: Israel President Reuven Rivlin

Privileged to be in 'great country' India: Israel President Reuven Rivlin

Rivlin is the first Israeli President to visit India in nearly two decades. 

Israel President to hold talks with PM Modi, focus on agricultural cooperation

Israel President to hold talks with PM Modi, focus on agricultural cooperation

Israel President Reuven Rivlin, who arrived here yesterday on an eight-day official visit to India, will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday - the focus of which is likely to be on agricultural cooperation between the two sides.

Support India on terror, ours not a friendship to hide: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

Support India on terror, ours not a friendship to hide: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin

Friendship between India and Israel is at work "day in, day out" and is not a relationship "we should be hiding", said Israeli President Reuven Rivlin as he pledged full support to India in fighting terrorism.

Donald Trump hails Israel as `beacon of hope`

Donald Trump hails Israel as `beacon of hope`

US president-elect Donald Trump hailed Israel as a "beacon of hope to countless people" on Friday in his first public message to the country since his upset victory.

Ramping up defence ties to be major focus of Israeli President trip to India

Further deepening the already close defence ties will be a major focus of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin's eight-day trip to India beginning Monday during which both sides are also set to ink a number of MoUs to expand cooperation in areas of energy, agriculture and trade.

Israel targets Syrian position after rocket hits Golan: Army

Israeli forces attacked a Syrian military position on Wednesday, hours after a rocket from Syria hit the Israeli-held Golan Heights, the Army said.

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin to visit India from November 14 to 21

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin to visit India from November 14 to 21

"Rivlin`s visit is an important event which signifies the growing and sustainable relations between our two countries," Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon said. 

Israel claims blocked Palestinian Interpol bid

Israel claimed victory Tuesday in blocking a Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol).

Israel says 'no' to Middle East peace conference in Paris

Israel on Monday formally rejected France`s invitation to take part in a Middle East peace conference in Paris later this year, saying it was a distraction from the goal of direct negotiations with the Palestinians.