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In A First, Israeli Foreign Minister To Visit UAE Next Week

In A First, Israeli Foreign Minister To Visit UAE Next Week

Israeli foreign Minister Yair Lapid's trip comes after the two countries normalised relations last year in an agreement brokered by the Trump administration

21 June 2021
Naftali Bennett Sworn In As Israel's New Prime Minister: All You Need To Know About Him

Naftali Bennett Sworn In As Israel's New Prime Minister: All You Need To Know About Him

Naftali Bennett is opposed to Palestinian independence and strongly supports Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem, which the...

14 June 2021

UN Agency Withdraws Director From Gaza After Threats Over His Remarks On Israeli Airstrikes

UN said Gaza director Matthias Schmale and his deputy have been recalled to UNRWA's headquarters in east Jerusalem for “consultations.”

Jerusalem Evictions That Triggered Gaza War Could Still Happen

Jerusalem Evictions That Triggered Gaza War Could Still Happen

Rights groups say evictions of Palestinian families could still proceed in the coming months as international attention wanes, potentially igniting another...

04 June 2021

Benjamin Netanyahu Opponents Reach Coalition Deal To Oust Israeli

The dramatic announcement by opposition leader Yair Lapid and his main coalition partner, Naftali Bennett, came shortly before a midnight deadline and...

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02 June 2021
Benjamin Netanyahu's Opponents Face Unity Government Deadline

Benjamin Netanyahu's Opponents Face Unity Government Deadline

Israeli media reported that there are some lingering disagreements over lower-level political appointments but that Lapid was likely to announce an agreement...


31 May 2021
Benjamin Netanyahu Could Lose PM Job As Rivals Attempt To Join Forces

Benjamin Netanyahu Could Lose PM Job As Rivals Attempt To Join Forces

The dramatic announcement by Naftali Bennett, leader of the small hardline Yamina party, set the stage for a series of steps that could push Netanyahu and his...


30 May 2021
Israel, Egypt Hold Talks To Bolster Gaza Truce

Israel, Egypt Hold Talks To Bolster Gaza Truce

Egypt last week invited Israel, Hamas and the Palestinian Authority for separate talks in Cairo to consolidate the Cairo-mediated cease-fire and accelerate the...


25 May 2021
US Secretary Of State Antony Blinken Arrives In Israel To Bolster Gaza Truce

US Secretary Of State Antony Blinken Arrives In Israel To Bolster Gaza Truce

To strengthen the Israel-Hamas ceasefire, Blinken will have to tackle hawkish Israeli leadership, Palestinian divisions and deeply rooted tensions surrounding...


12 July 2021
Ceasefire Changes Nothing; Palestinian Leadership Vacuum Gives Bully Israel A Free Hand

Ceasefire Changes Nothing; Palestinian Leadership Vacuum Gives Bully Israel A Free Hand

Though the myriad groups claim to speak for their people, the Palestinians have not really found their voice. Nor is anyone actually willing to listen to them.


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21 May 2021
Israel, Hamas Agree To Ceasefire After 11 Days Of Destruction

Israel, Hamas Agree To Ceasefire After 11 Days Of Destruction

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced angry accusations from his hard-line, right-wing base that he stopped the operation too soon.


20 May 2021
‘Actively Engaged In Mediation’: China On Middle East Violence

‘Actively Engaged In Mediation’: China On Middle East Violence

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said a special envoy for the Middle East was calling for an immediate ceasefire and reiterating (China's) firm...


20 May 2021
Gaza's Health System Suffers Under Repeated Wars, Israeli Bombardment

Gaza's Health System Suffers Under Repeated Wars, Israeli Bombardment

Hospitals in Gaza have been overwhelmed with waves of dead and wounded from Israel's bombardment.


19 May 2021
Explained: Are Israel, Hamas Committing War Crimes In Gaza?

Explained: Are Israel, Hamas Committing War Crimes In Gaza?

The firing of hundreds of imprecise rockets into Israel by Hamas and other Palestinian groups is fairly clear-cut.


18 May 2021
Joe Biden Expresses 'Support' For Cease-Fire In Netanyahu Call

Joe Biden Expresses 'Support' For Cease-Fire In Netanyahu Call

Biden's move signals US concern for an end to Israel's part of hostilities with Hamas, although it falls short of joining growing Democratic demands for an...


17 May 2021
Israel Stages New Round Of Heavy Airstrikes On Gaza City

Israel Stages New Round Of Heavy Airstrikes On Gaza City

Local media reports said the main coastal road west of the city, security compounds and open spaces were among the targets hit early Monday.


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16 May 2021
China Calls For UN Intervention For De-Escalation In Israel-Gaza, Slams US

China Calls For UN Intervention For De-Escalation In Israel-Gaza, Slams US

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi blamed the US for the council's lack of action so far.


16 May 2021
Israel Bombs Hamas Leader’s Home In Gaza; Family Of 10 Killed

Israel Bombs Hamas Leader’s Home In Gaza; Family Of 10 Killed

The week of deadly violence, set off by a Hamas rocket Monday, came after weeks of mounting tensions and heavy-handed Israeli measures in contested Jerusalem.


15 May 2021
Israeli Airstrike On Gaza House Kills 10, West Bank Erupts In Protest

Israeli Airstrike On Gaza House Kills 10, West Bank Erupts In Protest

Israel's bombardment of the Gaza Strip continued into early Saturday, when an airstrike on a house in Gaza City killed at least 10 Palestinians — the highest...


14 May 2021
‘Will Extract Heavy Price From Hamas’; Israel Threatens Gaza Of Ground Invasion Despite Truce Efforts

‘Will Extract Heavy Price From Hamas’; Israel Threatens Gaza Of Ground Invasion Despite Truce Efforts

The stepped-up fighting came as communal violence in Israel erupted for a fourth night, with Jewish and Arab mobs clashing in the flashpoint town of Lod.


13 May 2021
India’s Scale Tilts Towards Israel As Sufferings Of Palestinians Deepen

India’s Scale Tilts Towards Israel As Sufferings Of Palestinians Deepen

Gradually India’s ties with Palestine have weakened though Delhi continues to pay lip service to Palestinian rights.


12 May 2021
Unrest Continues: 10 Children Among 32 Dead In Gaza

Unrest Continues: 10 Children Among 32 Dead In Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to expand the offensive, while Gaza militants unleashed a fierce late-night barrage of rockets that set off...


12 May 2021
Indian Woman Killed In Air Strikes In Israel

Indian Woman Killed In Air Strikes In Israel

Soumya Santosh, who hailed from Kerala’s Idukki district, worked as a caregiver attending to an old woman at a house in the southern Israeli coastal city of...


11 May 2021
Israel Unleashes New Air Strikes On Gaza, 9 Children Among 24 Dead

Israel Unleashes New Air Strikes On Gaza, 9 Children Among 24 Dead

Since sundown Monday when the cross-border fighting erupted, 24 Palestinians -- including nine children -- were killed in Gaza, most by airstrikes, Gaza...


13 June 2019
Thank You Narendra Modi, India For Your Support To Israel: Netanyahu To PM Modi

Thank You Narendra Modi, India For Your Support To Israel: Netanyahu To PM Modi

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewish state...


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