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Israel wishes India on Friendship Day, PM Narendra Modi responds

Ties between India and Israel have been becoming stronger with passing time and both Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu have often warmly greeted each other - online and at global and national events.

Aug 04, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

Israel: PM Narendra Modi features in Israeli PM Netanyahu's election campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been featured in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's election campaign. Watch this video to know more.

Jul 30, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

PM Modi features in Netanyahu's election campaign video

The clips are from PM Modi's visit to the Isreal in 2017, the first standalone visit by any Indian Prime Minister to the west Asian country. 

Jul 28, 2019, 21:49 PM IST

Israeli minister accuses UK's Jeremy Corbyn of Jew-hatred

A BBC Panorama expose aired last week said Corbyn`s office had interfered in independent party discipline processes aimed at rooting out anti-Semitic conduct. Labour, the main opposition party in Conservative-led Britain, denied this.

Jul 16, 2019, 23:35 PM IST

KRAS secures USD 100 million order for Barak-8 missile kits

In a major boost under 'Make In India' initiative of the Centre, the Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems Ltd (KRAS), India has secured a $ 100 million order from Isreal-based Rafael Advanced Defense System to supply 1,000 Barak-8 MRSAM missile kits for the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force. 

Jul 11, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

Israeli missile strike kills four civilians, says state media

Israeli warplanes fired missiles targeting Syrian military positions in Homs and the Damascus outskirts in an attack that killed at least four civilians and wounded another 21, Syrian state media said.

Jul 01, 2019, 07:19 AM IST

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan Heights

The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria`s state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week.  Syrian television reported big explosions near Damascus before dawn and said air defences had "confronted the enemy". 

Jun 02, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

Israel faces fresh poll as Netanyahu fails to form government

The election, Israel`s second this year after an April 9 poll in which Netanyahu claimed victory, means unprecedented upheaval even for a country used to political infighting. 

May 30, 2019, 13:52 PM IST

Israel moves towards new vote as PM Netanyahu struggles to form govt

In a preliminary vote, parliament decided to dissolve itself. In order to disperse and set an election date, legislators would still have to hold a final vote, likely to take place on Wednesday.

May 27, 2019, 23:59 PM IST

Israelis protest moves to grant Netanyahu immunity, limit Supreme Court

Netanyahu won a fifth term in April despite an announcement by Israel`s attorney general in February that he intended to charge him with fraud and bribery.

May 26, 2019, 11:12 AM IST

DNA Analysis on Hacking WhatsApp Messages

Israeli spy firm developed a WhatsApp exploit that could inject malware onto targeted phones—and steal data from them—simply by calling them.

May 14, 2019, 23:08 PM IST

Ties between nations not dependent on parties, individuals, says Israel's envoy

Israel's ambassador to India Ron Malka on Wednesday said that the ties between Isreal and India will continue in an upward trajectory whoever forms the government in the Centre as the partnership is between the two nations and not parties or individuals.

May 08, 2019, 23:33 PM IST

Israel's Netanyahu wins reelection with parliamentary majority: tally

With more than 97 percent of votes counted, Netanyahu`s conservative Likud party looked likely to muster enough support to control 65 of the Knesset`s 120 seats. 

Apr 10, 2019, 15:02 PM IST

Netanyahu, main challenger Gantz, both claim Israeli election victory

Updated exit polls on two of Israel`s three main TV channels showed Netanyahu`s Likud winning more parliamentary seats than Gantz`s centrist Blue and White Party.

Apr 10, 2019, 06:40 AM IST

Israelis go to polls in referendum on Netanyahu's record reign

Israelis vote in an election on Tuesday that could hand conservative Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a record fifth term or see him dethroned by an ex-general who has pledged clean government and social cohesion. 

Apr 09, 2019, 06:21 AM IST

Benjamin Netanyahu to annex West Bank settlements if re-elected

Israel will go to the polls on Tuesday and Benjamin Netanyahu is competing for votes with right-wing parties who support annexing part of the West Bank.

Apr 07, 2019, 07:12 AM IST

Israeli security delegation lost classified weapons documents on way to India

The documents, which were later recovered by chance, were left at an Israeli restaurant. 

Apr 03, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

Israel's badminton star Misha Zilberman carrying on despite visa issues

The 30-year-old is a regular in the international circuit but visa restriction in Arab nations has affected his career over the years.

Mar 27, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

Euro 2020: Nicolo Barella, Moise Kean score debut goals for Italy in 2-0 win over Finland

Italy`s first home win since they beat Israel in a World Cup qualifier in September 2017 gave them an ideal start as they attempt to put their failure to qualify for last year`s World Cup behind them.

Mar 24, 2019, 14:20 PM IST

Scotland manager Alex McLeish shrugs off questions about future after Kazakhstan loss

Kazakhstan ranked 117th in the world, sealed a memorable victory in Nursultan with two goals in the first 10 minutes and added another just after halftime to send the Scots crashing to a humiliating defeat.

Mar 22, 2019, 11:51 AM IST