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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

Can medical cannabis help autistic kids?

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an extensive developmental disorder that is expressed in almost all dimensions of the child`s development.

Feb 01, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Scholarships announced for Indian startups accelerating in Israel

MassChallenge was founded by John Harthorne and Akhil Nigam in 2010 with an aim to make it easy for entrepreneurs to launch and grow new ventures.

Jan 24, 2019, 16:46 PM IST

Israeli former minister pleads guilty to spying for Iran

In 2004, he was arrested for attempting to smuggle thousands of ecstasy pills from Amsterdam to Israel.

Jan 09, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

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

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

Israeli soccer club Beitar Jerusalem says it wants to add Donald Trump to its name

Israeli soccer club Beitar Jerusalem says it wants to add "Trump" to the team's name.

May 14, 2018, 20:11 PM IST

US opens new embassy in Jerusalem, Donald Trump call it 'a great day for Israel'

President Donald Trump has hailed the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

May 14, 2018, 19:46 PM IST

Al-Qaeda leader urges Muslims to carry out jihad as United States shifts embassy to Jerusalem

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri today said America's decision to shift its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem was evidence that negotiations and "appeasement" have failed Palestinians as he urged Muslims carry out jihad against the United States.

May 14, 2018, 07:43 AM IST

Israel prepares for opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Dozens of foreign diplomats are expected, though many ambassadors of European nations who oppose the move will skip it.

May 13, 2018, 16:20 PM IST

Donald Trump says he may be present for US embassy inauguration in Jerusalem

Ignoring the fact that most countries in the United Nations had been against the US decision to deem Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Donald Trump instead chose to focus on how the new embassy building here is being built at a 'nominal cost.'

Apr 28, 2018, 06:20 AM IST

US Vice President Mike Pence meets Egyptian President on Mideast tour amid Arab anger over Jerusalem

US Vice President Mike Pence met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Saturday.

Jan 20, 2018, 23:27 PM IST

US weighs designating embassy in Jerusalem as early as 2019

The Trump administration is considering a plan to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as early as next year, rather than waiting for several years.

Jan 19, 2018, 23:55 PM IST

'Slap of the century': No more talks with the US, says Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas

At a high-ranking meeting of the PLO, Abbas said he would not accept the Trump administration as a mediator for peace talks with Israel.

Jan 15, 2018, 06:44 AM IST

Jerusalem: Israel plans 'Trump station' near Western Wall

Israel regards Jerusalem as its "eternal and undivided" capital, while the Palestinians claim East Jerusalem -- occupied by Israel in the 1967 Middle East war -- as the capital of a future state.

Dec 28, 2017, 08:42 AM IST

Israel wants to build 'Trump station' near Western Wall in Jerusalem

Transport Minister said he had chosen a proposed subway stop near the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City - right in the middle of the area that the Palestinians want as their own future capital.

Dec 28, 2017, 06:52 AM IST

Israel wants to build 'Trump station' near Western Wall

Israel wants to name a train station after Donald Trump to thank him for recognising Jerusalem as its capital.

Dec 27, 2017, 23:36 PM IST

Following Trump's lead, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

Morales wrote to Guatemalans on his Facebook page Sunday that "one of the most important topics was the return of Guatemala's embassy to Jerusalem".

Dec 25, 2017, 22:10 PM IST

Stoking controversy on Christmas: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu tweets wishes from Jerusalem

In the message, titled "Merry Christmas from Jerusalem, the capital of Israel!" he described Israel as a haven for its 2 percent Christian minority.

Dec 25, 2017, 16:31 PM IST