Israel launches air strikes on Gaza Strip, first since declaration of ceasefire in May

Tensions rose after a march was conducted in East Jerusalem on Tuesday by Israeli nationalists which drew threats of action by Hamas, the ruling militant group in Gaza.

Jun 16, 2021, 07:51 AM IST

Israel domestic security warns of violence as Benjamin Netanyahu faces unseating

Israel`s domestic security service issued a warning of possible violence during one of the most politically charged periods in decades, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces unseating.

Jun 06, 2021, 10:19 AM IST

India welcomes ceasefire between Israel and Hamas at UNHRC

India said, “We welcome the diplomatic efforts of the international community and regional countries that have resulted in bringing ceasefire between Israel and armed groups in Gaza."

May 27, 2021, 20:12 PM IST

Israel’s declaration of ceasefire represents ‘Netanyahu's defeat, victory of Palestinians’: Hamas

In a significant development, a truce between Israel and Hamas began on Friday (May 21, 2021) at the hour set by Egyptian mediators, and U.S. President Joe Biden pledged to salve the devastated Gaza Strip with humanitarian aid after the worst fighting in years.

May 21, 2021, 12:44 PM IST

World leaders welcome Israel, Hamas ceasefire after 11 days of bloodshed

Israeli security cabinet on Thursday unanimously adopted Egypt's initiative for a bilateral unconditional ceasefire, which took effect at 23:00 GMT on Thursday (May 20).

May 21, 2021, 09:07 AM IST

Ceasefire to be implemented in Israel-Gaza conflict soon, says Hamas official

"I think that the ongoing efforts regarding the ceasefire will succeed," says the Hamas political official, says Moussa Abu Marzouk.

May 20, 2021, 14:20 PM IST

Attacks in Gaza intensify as Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says air strikes will continue

The 12-story block in Gaza City brought down by Israeli airstrikes housed the U.S. Associated Press and Qatar-based Al Jazeera media operations. The Israel military said it was a legitimate military target.

May 16, 2021, 09:46 AM IST

65 Palestinians killed, 365 wounded in Gaza in Israeli airstrikes

The ongoing violence between Israel and Palestine marks a dramatic escalation of tensions linked to the potential eviction of Palestinian families from East Jerusalem by Israeli settlers and access to one of the most sacred sites in the city, which is a key hub for Islam, Judaism and Christianity.

May 14, 2021, 00:17 AM IST

Israel-Palestine crisis: Gaza conflict intensifies with rocket barrages and air strikes

Palestinian militants fired more rockets into Israel`s commercial heartland on Thursday as Israel kept up a punishing bombing campaign in Gaza and massed tanks and troops on the enclave`s border.

May 13, 2021, 23:59 PM IST

DNA: Indian channel's ground report on Israel-Palestine conflict

The Israeli army and Hamas militants in Gaza are constantly firing rockets and air strikes at each other. The death toll has been steadily rising as violence spread across the streets of Arab-Jewish mixed cities in Israel.

May 13, 2021, 22:50 PM IST

What is Iron Dome? Zee explains how it helps Israel detect and neutralise rockets fired by Hamas

An Iron Dome is Israel`s Aerial Defence System. Developed by Rafael Advanced Defence Systems and Israel Aerospace Industries, it is a mobile all-weather air defence system designed to intercept and destroy short-range rockets and artillery shells fired from distances of 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to 70 kilometres (43 mi) away before they could hit targets in an Israeli populated area.

May 13, 2021, 17:27 PM IST

DNA: Why is there 'war' between Israel and Palestine?

The decades-old enmity between Israel and Palestine has long increased tension over Jerusalem's control as Israeli forces launched new airstrikes on Gaza, while Hamas militants responded with hundreds of rockets.

May 13, 2021, 11:08 AM IST

Hamas says 130 rockets fired at Israel, raid sirens in Tel Aviv

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to expand the offensive, while Gaza militants unleashed a fierce late-night barrage of rockets that set off air-raid sirens and explosions throughout the densely populated Tel Aviv metropolitan area.

May 12, 2021, 23:58 PM IST

DNA: Why is there 'war' between Israel and Palestine?

The decades-old enmity between Israel and Palestine has long increased tension over Jerusalem's control as Israeli forces launched new airstrikes on Gaza, while Hamas militants responded with hundreds of rockets.

May 12, 2021, 23:12 PM IST

UN official condemns Hamas crackdown on Gaza protests

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets across the enclave in "We want to live" demonstrations. 

Mar 17, 2019, 21:23 PM IST

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

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

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

Palestinian PM urges Hamas to allow government empowerment

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah urged the Islamic movement Hamas on Saturday to allow the empowerment of the national unity government in the Gaza Strip as a necessity for attaining internal reconciliation.

Mar 04, 2018, 09:40 AM IST

Four Palestinians killed in new wave of violence over US Jerusalem move

President Donald Trump`s December 6 announcement that he would break with decades of US policy and move the embassy to Jerusalem has stirred global condemnation.

Dec 16, 2017, 08:27 AM IST