Tag: Israel

Israel Claims Hamas Tried To Attack Iron Dome From AP Office Building

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel’s ambassador to the United States said Tuesday that Hamas militants tried to disrupt Israel’s Iron Dome rocket defense...

No ‘provoking’: Israeli official vows quieter tone with United States

Israel’s visiting defense minister said Thursday that it will stay engaged as the U.S. tries to return to a nuclear deal with Iran, sidestepping what’s...

Netanyahu opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents on Wednesday announced they have reached a deal to form a new governing coalition, paving the way for...

Iran’s largest warship Kharg catches fire, sinks in Gulf of Oman

The largest warship in the Iranian navy caught fire and later sank Wednesday in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, semiofficial news agencies reported....

Netanyahu could lose PM job as rivals attempt to join forces

JERUSALEM — A former ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said he would seek to form a coalition government with the Israeli leader’s...

Netanyahu Rival Seeks Unity Deal With His Opponents

JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of a small hard-line party says he will try to form a unity government with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents....

The Jewish history of Israel is over 3,000 years old. That’s why it’s complicated

FROM THE TORAH, THROUGH THE EXILE, JEWS HAVE ALWAYS LOOKED TO JERUSALEM. My first visit to Israel was when I was 12 years old. The...

Seeking to restore Palestinian links, Antony Blinken risks new frictions with Israel

America’s top diplomat came to the seat of the Palestinian government Tuesday with promises of additional aid, a reopened consulate in Jerusalem and a broad...

Blinken says US will aid Gaza without helping Hamas

JERUSALEM — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken vowed Tuesday to “rally international support” to aid Gaza following a devastating war there while keeping any...

Antony Blinken in Israel on Mideast tour to shore up Gaza truce

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived in Israel at the start of a Middle East tour aimed at shoring up the Gaza cease-fire....

AP Reporter Fired For Pro-Palestinian College Activism Says She’s A ‘Scapegoat’

The Associated Press reporter who was fired after right-wing media and activists worked to destroy her reputation over views she expressed about Israel and Palestine...

Israel Hamas latest news: Israel-Hamas truce takes hold after 11 days of fighting

An Egyptian-mediated truce between Israel and Hamas began on Friday, but Hamas warned it still had its “hands on the trigger” and demanded Israel end...

UN agency says more than 52,000 Palestinians displaced in Gaza, Amnesty wants war crimes investigation

More than 52,000 Palestinians have been displaced by Israeli air strikes that have destroyed or badly damaged nearly 450 buildings in the Gaza Strip, the...

Palestinians go on strike as Israel, Hamas trade fire

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians across Israel and the occupied territories went on strike in a rare collective action against Israel’s policies on...

Jerusalem violence leads to Hamas rockets on Israel, nine dead in Gaza

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets toward the Jerusalem area and southern Israel on Monday, carrying out a threat to punish Israel for...

Syria says Israeli raids target Mediterranean port region of Latakia

Syrian air defences downed several Israeli missiles during pre-dawn raids on the Mediterranean port city of Latakia, the Syrian army said on Wednesday, a rare...

Israel, Mount Meron: Crush kills 45 people at Jewish event

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the incident a “huge disaster,” while paramedics described chaotic scenes of teams administering CPR en masse to people, including...

India, UAE and Israel’s trilateral trade could reach $110 billion by 2030: Top diplomats | India News

JERUSALEM/DUBAI: Tapping into the mutual strengths of India, Israel and the UAE could propel the trilateral trade between the countries to a high of $110...

Israel’s “green pass” is an early vision of how we leave lockdown

Despite the flashy ads, however, it’s still too early to tell how well Israel’s program will work in practice—or what that will mean for vaccine...

When will life return to normal? In 7 years at today’s vaccine rates

When will the pandemic end? It’s the question hanging over just about everything since Covid-19 took over the world last year. The answer can be...

Embassy blast: Police seek details of Iranian visitors to city | India News

NEW DELHI: Delhi Police has asked the Foreigners Regional Registration Officer (FRRO) to share details of all Iranians settled overseas who came to Delhi in...

France braces for new Covid curbs but set to avoid lockdown

Paris: The French government is expected Thursday to announce new restrictions to stave off a rise in coronavirus cases but unlike some of its neighbours...

Israel, Morocco agree to normalize relations in latest U.S.-brokered deal

WASHINGTON: Israel and Morocco agreed on Thursday to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making Morocco the fourth...

Iran’s top nuclear scientist stayed in shadows but his work was uncovered

VIENNA/DUBAI: Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was killed on Friday, led a life of such secrecy that even his age was under wraps but much...

India and Israel to co-develop hi-tech weapon systems

(This story originally appeared in on Sep 26, 2020) NEW DELHI: India and Israel now plan to further crank up their already expansive defence partnership...