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Proposed Palestinian capital will be in Abu Dis: Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu

After US President Donald Trump presented his peace plan, Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters the United States recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s undivided capital, “by which I mean, within its fences," an apparent reference to municipal boundaries.

Jan 29, 2020, 23:00 PM IST

Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan gets Israel's yes, Palestine's no

It seemed unlikely to immediately advance Israeli-Palestinian talks that broke down in 2014, but the plan was called “an important starting point for a return to negotiations” by the United Arab Emirates. Saudi Arabia and Egypt also offered encouraging statements.

Jan 29, 2020, 15:47 PM IST

Israel successfully tests advanced version of Iron Dome anti-missile defence system

Israel is bolstering its defence preparedness and as part of the same, the country has held several trials of an advanced version of the famed Iron Dome anti-missile defence system. The first Iron Dome anti-missile defence system was established almost 10 years ago on January 6, 2010.

Jan 13, 2020, 13:22 PM IST

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces party leadership challenge ahead of March election

Netanyahu, head of Likud for the past 14 years, is widely expected to retain the right-wing party`s leadership. However, the challenge has added to pressures that have mounted this year on the four-term premier, who is under indictment and fighting for political survival.

Dec 27, 2019, 00:04 AM IST

Gaza rocket sends Israel PM Netanyahu to shelter during campaign rally

The Israeli military confirmed the launch against Ashkelon, which is 12 km (7.5 miles) from the coastal Palestinian enclave, and said the rocket was shot down by an Iron Dome air defence interceptor.

Dec 26, 2019, 08:08 AM IST

Israel to hold election in March, its third in less than a year

By a vote of 94 in favour to none opposed, lawmakers approved a motion dissolving parliament and setting the new election date. It came hours after a final deadline passed to form a government following the last election in September.

Dec 12, 2019, 07:31 AM IST

Benjamin Netanyahu calls for direct PM election amidst deadlock

Speaking during a conference here, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel should hold "rapid elections for the direct election of the Prime Minister". Netanyahu first issued this proposal in a post on his Facebook page on Saturday.
 

Dec 08, 2019, 17:29 PM IST

Prosecution in Israel lines up over 300 witnesses in Netanyahu case

In a major trouble for Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the prosecution has lined up over 300 witnesses in three graft cases against him.

Dec 02, 2019, 22:31 PM IST

Iran warns regional states of consequences if they stoked unrest

Iranian troops and members of the elite Revolutionary Guards helped police quell violent unrest in Kermanshah province this week, Iranian officials said on Saturday, accusing "US agents" of being among the armed protesters.

Nov 25, 2019, 11:25 AM IST

Explainer: What are the allegations against Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on corruption charges on Thursday, presenting one of the gravest challenges yet to Israel`s longest-serving leader.

Nov 21, 2019, 23:11 PM IST

Israeli PM Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has denied wrongdoing in three corruption cases, is under no legal obligation to resign after being charged.

Nov 21, 2019, 22:36 PM IST

US backs Israel on settlements, angering Palestinians and clouding peace process

The announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was a victory for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is struggling to remain in power after two inconclusive Israeli elections this year, and a defeat for the Palestinians.

Nov 19, 2019, 08:31 AM IST

Israel launches fresh air strikes on Gaza

Israel on Saturday launched fresh aerial attacks at Hamas targets on the Gaza strip in response to two rockets fired from the enclave.

Nov 16, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

Tenuous truce in Gaza as Islamic Jihad, Israel differ on terms

Islamic Jihad said an Egyptian-mediated truce went into effect at 0330 GMT, about 48 hours after Israel triggered the exchange of fire by killing the Iranian-backed faction`s top Gaza commander in an air strike, deeming him an imminent threat.

Nov 14, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander, rockets rain from Gaza

The rare targeted strike which killed Islamic Jihad`s Baha Abu Al-Atta in Gaza came as Syrian state media said a separate missile attack had hit the home of an Islamic Jihad official in Damascus, killing two people including one of his sons.

Nov 13, 2019, 13:24 PM IST

Zee investigates NSO Group, which owns 'Pegasus' spyware that hacked WhatsApp

Zee investigates NSO Group, which owns 'Pegasus' spyware that hacked WhatsApp. Watch video to know more.

Nov 05, 2019, 09:50 AM IST

Watch top 50 news stories of the day

This segment of Zee News brings the top 50 news stories of the day. Watch this video to know the latest news.

Nov 05, 2019, 09:04 AM IST

All about Israeli Pegasus spyware that hacked WhatsApp chats of 1,400 users

Pegasus is dubbed as an all-seeing spyware and it is so powerful that it has been classified as a weapon by the Israeli government.

Oct 31, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

WhatsApp sues Israel's NSO for allegedly helping spies hack phones globally

In a lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco, messaging service WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook Inc , accused NSO of facilitating government hacking sprees in 20 countries. Mexico, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were the only countries identified. WhatsApp said in a statement that 100 civil society members had been targeted, and called it “an unmistakable pattern of abuse.” NSO denied the allegations.

Oct 30, 2019, 07:59 AM IST

Demi Lovato: Israel trip filled God-sized hole in my heart

The "Here We Go Again" songstress concluded her post with her expression of gratitude for the experience.

Oct 02, 2019, 17:56 PM IST