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Amazon pulls Nazi ads over New York backlash

Based on the novel by Philip Dick, it portrays an America in which slavery is legal and Jews hide under assumed names.

Nov 25, 2015, 06:06 AM IST

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu invited to India

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been invited by President Pranab Mukherjee to pay an official visit to India.

Oct 16, 2015, 14:47 PM IST

Israel Army launches manhunt after couple killed

Israeli troops launched hunt for suspected Palestinian gunmen after an Israeli couple was killed by them.

Oct 02, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

Clashes at Jerusalem holy site as Jewish holiday starts

New clashes broke out Monday between Palestinians and Israeli police who stormed Jerusalem`s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, as an expected increase in Jewish visitors to the site over the Sukkot holiday boosted tensions.

Sep 28, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Israel starts freeing hundreds more African migrants

Israel began releasing a second group of around 600 African migrants from a desert detention centre on Wednesday after a court order, the prison authorities said.

Aug 26, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

Israel frees hundreds of migrants from desert facility

 Israel released hundreds of African migrants from a desert detention centre Tuesday after a court order, but asylum seekers were left with few options after being barred from two cities.

Aug 25, 2015, 17:21 PM IST

Police brace for `Tel Aviv beach` protests in Paris

Paris was to deploy some 500 police along the River Seine on Thursday, at the start of a controversial beach attraction dedicated to Tel Aviv. 

Aug 13, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

Tel Aviv day on Paris `beach` stirs controversy

The decision to dedicate a day of beach festivities in Paris to Tel Aviv sparked condemnation on Monday, with leftist and pro-Palestinian groups saying it sends "a very bad message" of support for Israel`s policies.

Aug 11, 2015, 03:08 AM IST

Spat over Tel Aviv day at Paris beach

 A French councillor on Monday slammed a decision to dedicate one day of the beach festivities in Paris to Tel Aviv, saying it sent "a very bad message" of support for Israel`s policies.

Aug 10, 2015, 15:07 PM IST

Hundreds evacuated near Jerusalem after massive wildfire

Around 700 people were evacuated as dozens of firefighting teams struggled to gain control of a massive wildfire that broke out near Jerusalem on Sunday, officials said.

Aug 02, 2015, 22:35 PM IST

Two civilians held in Gaza, one by Hamas, claims Israel

The Israeli defence ministry said on Thursday that two Israelis, including an Arab, were being held captive in the Gaza Strip, accusing Hamas of holding one of them.

Jul 09, 2015, 12:46 PM IST

Israelis protest against controversial natural gas deal

Thousands of Israelis protested in central Tel Aviv Saturday evening against a natural gas deal between the government and a US-Israeli energy conglomerate, calling for better transparency.

Jun 28, 2015, 06:16 AM IST

Israel celebrates International Yoga Day

More than 500 yoga enthusiasts gathered from all over Israel to participate in the day-long International Yoga Day celebrations here, demonstrating the immense popularity enjoyed by the ancient Indian tradition in the country.

Jun 22, 2015, 07:03 AM IST

Israeli artists up in arms over culture minister remarks

 Israeli artists and leading cultural figures gathered Sunday to try and consolidate an approach against Culture Minister Miri Regev`s declared intent to withdraw support from institutes that "delegitimise" Israel, a move critics say would amount to censorship.

Jun 15, 2015, 03:05 AM IST

Tel Aviv hosts Asia's largest gay pride parade

 Tel Aviv witnessed its largest ever LGBT Pride parade and the largest throughout the entire Asian continent, with more than 100,000 people marching through the city streets celebrating a day dedicated to the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and especially transgender community under the slogan "Tel Aviv loves all genders."

Jun 13, 2015, 02:49 AM IST

1,500-year-old church discovered near Jerusalem

A 1,500-year-old church from the Byzantine era was unexpectedly discovered during the course of works to widen a highway between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Israel officials said on Wednesday.

Jun 10, 2015, 18:39 PM IST

`Baby warehouses` put African infants at risk in Israel

It is nap-time at Felizia`s daycare centre, a squalid street-level flat in Tel Aviv where loud pop music drowns out the miserable cries of dozens of children and babies cooped up inside.

Jun 02, 2015, 15:18 PM IST

Proliferation talks fail over Mideast nuke plan

Nuclear non-proliferation talks ended without agreement on Friday after the United States, Canada and Britain opposed a plan to set up a nuclear weapons-free zone in the Middle East.

May 23, 2015, 06:09 AM IST

Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin step up anti-racism protests

Hundreds of Israeli Jews of Ethiopian origin blocked a main Tel Aviv road on Sunday, stepping up anti-racism protests triggered by a video clip that showed policemen shoving and punching a black soldier.

May 04, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Ethiopian Israelis protest against `police brutality`

Thousands of Ethiopian Israelis protested in central Tel Aviv on Sunday against alleged police brutality and institutionalised discrimination, an AFP correspondent said.

May 03, 2015, 23:02 PM IST