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Palestinians mass at Gaza border to mark protest anniversary

The `Great March of Return` protests have been marked by sometimes deadly violence.

Mar 31, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

Mahmoud Abbas picks loyalist Shtayyeh as Palestinian prime minister

The appointment was announced six weeks after Rami al-Hamdallah tendered his resignation from the post and the resignation of his unity government to President Mahmoud Abbas.

Mar 10, 2019, 21:43 PM IST

Israel security forces should face justice for Gaza killings: United Nations

Israel has said its forces opened fire to protect the frontier from incursions and attacks by armed militants.

Feb 28, 2019, 16:22 PM IST

Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah and his government resign

There was no immediate comment from Abbas, but his Fatah faction, at a meeting he chaired two days ago, recommended that the government be replaced.

Jan 29, 2019, 17:27 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup: Holders Australia fall to shock Jordan loss

Bani Yaseen put his side in front when he was given the time and space to head Baha Abdelrahman`s corner home unchallenged, powering the ball beyond the flat-footed Maty Ryan.

Jan 07, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

Lana Del Rey pulls out of Israeli festival after backlash

 Singer Lana Del Rey has pulled out of a music festival in Israel next week in the wake of a backlash over her decision to perform.

Sep 01, 2018, 20:24 PM IST

Albert Einstein's travel diaries reveal racially offensive views

"Chinese don't sit on benches while eating but squat like Europeans do when they relieve themselves out in the leafy woods. All this occurs quietly and demurely.

Jun 17, 2018, 15:21 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

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 sniper kills unarmed Palestinian who was standing still, video sparks outrage - Watch

The soldiers can he heard celebrating the killing of the unarmed man.

Apr 10, 2018, 20:41 PM IST

Saudi king underlines support for Palenstinians after Crown Prince's Israel comments

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had said in an interview that Israeli people have a right to a nation-state in at least part of their ancestral homeland - something Saudi Arabia has long opposed.

Apr 04, 2018, 07:08 AM IST

Seven Palestinians killed, hundreds injured in Gaza clashes

The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed the death toll and according to reports 550 Palestinians were injured.

Mar 30, 2018, 23:41 PM IST

India, Jordan renew support for Palestine, sign 12 agreements

India and Jordan on Thursday renewed their support to the Palestinian cause as the two sides signed 12 agreements.

Mar 02, 2018, 00:44 AM IST

PM Modi arrives in India after visits to Palestine, UAE and Oman

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first Indian PM to make an official visit to Palestine. 

Feb 12, 2018, 18:08 PM IST

In pics: PM Narendra Modi's visit to Oman

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Oman on the last leg of his tour of West Asian countries - Jordan, Palestine, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman.

Feb 12, 2018, 15:39 PM IST

Israelis, Palestinians don't want peace: Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has declined to give a timeline for releasing Washington`s plan for peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, saying that neither party was committed to the process, the media reported.

Feb 12, 2018, 10:38 AM IST

Live updates: PM Modi addresses 6th edition of World Government Summit

This is the Prime Minister's second visit to the nation since his visit in August 2015.


Feb 11, 2018, 11:38 AM IST

PM Modi discussed terrorism, defence ties with Palestine, Jordan: Gokhale

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday discussed terrorism, defence and national security cooperation with Palestine and Jordan during his visit.Saturday morning`s "Jammu and Kashmir attack in [Sunjwan camp] was also discussed with the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Feb 11, 2018, 11:28 AM IST

India, Palestine sign six agreements as PM Narendra Modi tours West Asia

India and Palestine today signed six MoUs, including in the areas of health and education.

Feb 10, 2018, 22:40 PM IST