Israel: News

25 May 2023

Travel And Tourism

Traditional Israeli souvenirs you don't want to miss

Israel is a country full of fascinating souvenirs that capture the essence of its unique culture.

17 May 2023

Travel And Tourism

Things you should never do when in Israel

Israel is a land of diverse cultures, religions, and customs, which makes it a fascinating destination for travelers from all over the world.

17 May 2023


Iranian-Israeli film 'Judo' first look unveiled

Judo is an upcoming Iranian-Israeli film that is in a slight buzz among cinephiles. Now, the makers have unveiled the first look of the movie, starring Zae Amir-Ebrahimi and Arienne Mandi.

12 May 2023


Israel-Palestine conflict: Top Gaza commanders killed in latest Israeli strikes

The commander of Palestinian Islamic Jihad's Gaza rocket squads, Ali Ghali, was reportedly killed in an Israeli air strike on Thursday morning as the conflict between Palestine and Israel continues.

07 Apr 2023


Israel launches air strikes on Lebanon, Gaza after rocket attack

Israel has launched airstrikes in Gaza and struck targets that belonged to the Palestinian militant group Hamas in southern Lebanon on Friday morning, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said.

27 Mar 2023

Benjamin Netanyahu

Protests break out in Israel as Netanyahu sacks defense minister

Tens of thousands of protesters have hit the streets across Israel as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu removed Defense Minister Yoav Gallant over his statement against the controversial plan to reduce the power of the country's judiciary.

21 Mar 2023

Web Series

Israeli surrogacy drama 'A Body That Works' trailer out

Israeli surrogacy drama series titled A Body That Works received its international trailer recently.

17 Mar 2023


Cases of new unidentified COVID-19 variant reported in Israel

While the world thought it might have seen the back of COVID-19, Israel's health ministry announced the discovery of a new coronavirus variant, which may be a combination of two Omicron sub-variants of the novel virus.

3 IFFI jury members support Lapid's 'The Kashmir Files' comments

IFFI 2022 jury member Jinko Gotoh took to Twitter to back Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid and his comments at the closing ceremony of the film festival.

Vivek Agnihotri reacts to Nadav Lapid's apology

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri reacted to Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid's apology regarding the latter's comments on The Kashmir Files at the closing ceremony of IFFI 2022.

Nadav Lapid issues apology to Kashmiri Pandits

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid has issued an apology for his comment at the closing ceremony of IFFI 2022, where he called The Kashmir Files, "vulgar," "propaganda," and inappropriate for the competition category of the festival.

Israel's Counsel General apologizes to Anupam Kher amid Lapid's remarks

Counsel General of Israel in Mumbai, Kobb Shoshani visited actor Anupam Kher's school and the actor took to Twitter to share it.

29 Nov 2022

The Kashmir Files

Meet filmmaker Nadav Lapid, who called 'The Kashmir Files' vulgar

Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid triggered a countrywide debate in India after calling Vivek Agnihotri's film The Kashmir Files ''vulgar propaganda" and ''inappropriate for an artistic competitive section" at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa.

29 Nov 2022

The Kashmir Files

'The Kashmir Files' remark: Israel envoy slams IFFI jury chief

The controversial yet popular Bollywood flick The Kashmir Files has again garnered the limelight after the jury chief at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI)—the Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid—called it "vulgar propaganda".

29 Nov 2022

The Kashmir Files

'The Kashmir Files': Vivek Agnihotri reacts to Nadav Lapid's comments

International Film Festival of India jury head Nadav Lapid created an uproar in the nation after his closing note at the 53rd edition of the festival on Monday.

04 Nov 2022

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel: Far-right alliance propels Benjamin Netanyahu back to power

Israel's longest-serving President, Benjamin Netanyahu is set to return to power after a resounding win in the elections on Thursday.

02 Nov 2022

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel elections: Exit polls predict return of Netanyahu as PM

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to return as the Jewish state's new Prime Minister, BBC reported.

11 May 2022


Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh killed in West Bank

In a tragic incident, an Al Jazeera journalist was allegedly shot in the head while reporting an Israeli raid in the West Bank town of Palestine's Jenin early on Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said.

26 Apr 2022


Deeply concerned by violence in Jerusalem: India at UNSC

Following the recent flare-up in violence at holy places in Jerusalem, India on Tuesday said it was deeply concerned by such incidents occurring during the holy month of Ramzan.

17 Mar 2022


Israel reports new COVID-19 variant; know everything about it

Israel has claimed that a new coronavirus variant has been discovered in several persons in the country.

26 Nov 2021

Naftali Bennett

Israel PM warns state of emergency over new coronavirus variant

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday said the country is currently on the verge of a state of emergency.

13 Sep 2021


Indian-origin neurosurgeon helps save Israeli twins conjoined at the head

A world-renowned Indian-origin pediatric neurosurgeon in the UK has helped a group of Israeli doctors to successfully operate on a pair of twins conjoined at the head, with the babies now likely to lead normal lives, a media report said.

08 Sep 2021


Hailed for vaccination drive, Israel sees COVID-19 spike after reopening

Recently hailed for its COVID-19 vaccination coverage and fast return to "normalcy," Israel is quickly turning into one of the pandemic's biggest hotspots.

07 Sep 2021


Israeli army launches strikes on Hamas site in Gaza

Israel launched airstrikes on what it said was a Hamas military site in the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday after incendiary balloons were sent into Israeli territory, the army said.

30 Jul 2021


Ship linked to Israeli billionaire reportedly attacked off Oman

An oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire reportedly came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, authorities said Friday, as details about the incident remained few.

21 Jul 2021


Congress government in Karnataka fell due to Pegasus, says party

The phone numbers of those linked to the former Janata Dal (Secular)-Congress government in Karnataka were reportedly surveilled at the time when the coalition government crumbled in 2019.

25 Jun 2021


Israel brings back mask rule as COVID-19 cases rise again

Israel, a country praised for its handling of COVID-19, reimposed its requirement for masks to be worn in enclosed public places 10 days after the rule was lifted.

25 Jun 2021


A new mystery human species has been discovered in Israel

An international group of archaeologists has discovered a missing piece in the story of human evolution.

18 Jun 2021


Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas fires 'balloon bombs'

Israel has launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip for a second time since a shaky ceasefire ended last month's 11-day war.

14 Jun 2021

Benjamin Netanyahu

Naftali Bennett sworn-in, Netanyahu's 12-year rule as Israel PM ends

Naftali Bennett was on Sunday sworn in as Israel's new Prime Minister, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year hold on power and the political uncertainty that gripped the Jewish nation for months after inconclusive elections.

03 Jun 2021

Israel Forces

#NewsBytesExplainer: How Israelis neutralize Palestinian buildings - Physics behind it

The deluge of videos coming out of Gaza has everyone wondering how the Israeli Air Force (IAF) has been taking down specific buildings in a controlled manner, where the structures collapse upon themselves without any apparent collateral damage.

03 Jun 2021

Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu's opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's opponents on Wednesday announced they have reached a deal to form a new governing coalition.

02 Jun 2021


Israel finds possible link between Pfizer vaccine and heart inflammation

Israel has flagged a possible link between the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and cases of heart inflammation (myocarditis), observed mainly in young men.

26 May 2021


Mark Ruffalo's Israel-Palestine conflict posts invite netizens' ire, actor apologizes

Avengers star Mark Ruffalo had to backtrack and apologize for his comments on social media suggesting that Israel is committing genocide in their conflict with Palestine.

24 May 2021


Explained: Why is a solution to Israel-Palestine so complicated?

The growing humanitarian crisis in Israel-Palestine has (again) caught the world's attention. Nearly 250 Palestinians, including dozens of children, have been killed in Israeli airstrikes since the latest escalation on May 10.

21 May 2021

Joe Biden

Biden and Guterres welcome Israel-Palestine ceasefire

Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire on Thursday, halting a bruising 11-day war that caused widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip.

17 May 2021


Calls mount for Gaza-Israel cease-fire, greater US efforts

UN Security Council diplomats and Muslim foreign ministers convened emergency meetings on Sunday to demand a stop to civilian bloodshed as Israeli warplanes carried out the deadliest attacks in nearly a week of Hamas rocket barrages and Israeli airstrikes.

13 May 2021

Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut's comments on Israel rub netizens the wrong way

It's a "new day, new controversy" for actress Kangana Ranaut.

12 May 2021


Israel: Kerala woman killed in Palestinian rocket strike on Ashkelon

A woman hailing from Kerala and working in Israel, who was identified as Soumya Santhosh, has been killed in a rocket attack allegedly launched by Palestinian militant organization Hamas.

11 May 2021


Swara Bhasker calls Israel 'apartheid state,' gets brutally trolled

As the Israel-Palestine conflict rages on, social media users in India remain divided over the issue.

1 2