Articles about Israel

Congress government in Karnataka fell due to Pegasus, says party

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.

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

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.

A new mystery human species has been discovered in Israel

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.

Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas fires 'balloon bombs'

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.

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

14 Jun 2021

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.

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

03 Jun 2021

#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.

Netanyahu's opponents reach coalition deal to oust Israeli PM

03 Jun 2021

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.

Israel finds possible link between Pfizer vaccine and heart inflammation

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Biden and Guterres welcome Israel-Palestine ceasefire

21 May 2021

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.

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

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.

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

13 May 2021

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

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

Israel: Kerala woman killed in Palestinian rocket strike on Ashkelon

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.

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

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.

Iran link emerges in blast near Israel embassy in Delhi

31 Jan 2021

Iran link emerges in blast near Israel embassy in Delhi

Days after a minor blast occurred near the Israel embassy in Delhi, the police suspect the involvement of Iran, an enemy of Israel.

WHO raises concerns about Mideast vaccine inequity

19 Jan 2021

WHO raises concerns about Mideast vaccine inequity

The World Health Organization has raised concerns about the unequal distribution of coronavirus vaccines in Israel, which has given shots to more than 20 percent of its population but the occupied territories, where Palestinians reside are yet to receive any.

Israel approves hundreds of settlement homes before Trump administration exits

18 Jan 2021

Israel approves hundreds of settlement homes before Trump administration exits

Israeli authorities on Sunday advanced plans to build an additional 780 homes in West Bank settlements, anti-settlement monitoring group Peace Now said, in a last-minute surge of approvals before the friendly Trump administration leaves office later this week.

Israel on cusp of fourth national election in two years

23 Dec 2020

Israel on cusp of fourth national election in two years

Israel headed to its fourth election in two years on Tuesday after an effort to keep the government afloat and push off the automatic dissolution of parliament failed.

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

09 Sep 2020

Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize: Here's why

United States President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for brokering a deal between adversaries Israel and UAE, reports said on Wednesday.

Big innovation: New gargle-and-spit COVID-19 test gives results in seconds

20 Aug 2020

Big innovation: New gargle-and-spit COVID-19 test gives results in seconds

Countries around the world, including India, are aggressively testing and isolating people to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

With Trump's help, Israel, UAE strike deal to normalize relations

14 Aug 2020

With Trump's help, Israel, UAE strike deal to normalize relations

In a surprise announcement on Thursday, US President Donald Trump said that Israel and UAE have struck a historic peace deal to normalize diplomatic relations.

Israel claims to have 'excellent' COVID-19 vaccine in hand

07 Aug 2020

Israel claims to have 'excellent' COVID-19 vaccine in hand

Israel says it has an 'excellent' vaccine in hand to prevent COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease.

COVID-19 detection in 30 seconds? Delhi tests four Israeli technologies

01 Aug 2020

COVID-19 detection in 30 seconds? Delhi tests four Israeli technologies

With the economy struggling to get back on its feet after being ambushed by coronavirus pandemic, the only way to return to normalcy is testing, isolating, and treating the patients.

Israeli study finds link between coronavirus and Vitamin D levels

28 Jul 2020

Israeli study finds link between coronavirus and Vitamin D levels

A major study conducted by Israeli researchers has found a correlation between adequate levels of Vitamin D and the ability to fight off a coronavirus infection more quickly or effectively in people.

For breaking quarantine rules, Israel deports US billionaire's son

15 Jun 2020

For breaking quarantine rules, Israel deports US billionaire's son

The son of United States' media magnate Shari Redstone was deported from Israel for violating the quarantine rules of the country, imposed to minimize coronavirus' transmission.

Now, attackers can use bulbs to spy on you (theoretically)

15 Jun 2020

Now, attackers can use bulbs to spy on you (theoretically)

If you are planning on discussing private matters with someone, better start with keeping all the windows and doors shut.

Varun's 'ABCD 2' dialog inspires Israel government; actor is thrilled

07 May 2020

Varun's 'ABCD 2' dialog inspires Israel government; actor is thrilled

Believe it or not, in these grim times, movie dialogs can inspire one and all, including government authorities who are working hard to fight the pandemic.

Has Israel developed a COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what we know

07 May 2020

Has Israel developed a COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what we know

As the world waits desperately for a COVID-19 vaccine, Israel has given a ray of hope.

Israel's defense lab starts testing COVID-19 vaccine

01 Apr 2020

Israel's defense lab starts testing COVID-19 vaccine

After US and China, Israel is also inching closer to creating a vaccine for the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.

Twitter bug let researcher match 17 MILLION numbers with accounts

25 Dec 2019

Twitter bug let researcher match 17 MILLION numbers with accounts

In a major case, a security researcher has revealed that a flaw in Twitter's app allowed him to match as many as 17 million numbers to the users of the service.

Modi features in Israeli PM Netanyahu's election campaign. Bromance much?

29 Jul 2019

Modi features in Israeli PM Netanyahu's election campaign. Bromance much?

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to tell his countrymen he is in "another league" and his political opponents don't stand a chance of winning the upcoming elections.

Five must-visit countries in the Middle East

20 Jul 2019

Five must-visit countries in the Middle East

International travel doesn't just mean packing bags and heading to the Europe.

Israeli President formally appoints Benjamin Netanyahu as the prime minister

18 Apr 2019

Israeli President formally appoints Benjamin Netanyahu as the prime minister

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin formally handed Benjamin Netanyahu his letter of appointment yesterday to start building a coalition government following last week's general election.

Turkey slams Trump's Golan move as 'election gift' to Israeli-PM

26 Mar 2019

Turkey slams Trump's Golan move as 'election gift' to Israeli-PM

Turkey yesterday denounced US President Donald Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights as an "election gift" to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Boy, who got vaccinated against parents' wishes, to address Senate

05 Mar 2019

Boy, who got vaccinated against parents' wishes, to address Senate

Ethan Lindenberger from the US turned a rebel when he questioned his parents' anti-vaccine acts, and then got himself vaccinated, grabbing eyeballs from the national media.

US shuts down its consulate in Jerusalem, Palestinians infuriated

04 Mar 2019

US shuts down its consulate in Jerusalem, Palestinians infuriated

The United States has officially shuttered its consulate in Jerusalem, downgrading the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by folding it into the US Embassy to Israel.

#PulwamaAttack: AMU student booked for tweeting, 'How's the Jaish'

15 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: AMU student booked for tweeting, 'How's the Jaish'

An FIR has been registered against a student of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for his tweet supporting terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) while the nation mourned for the 40 CRPF jawans who were martyred in the attack in Pulwama.

#PulwamaAttack: Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns attack

15 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns attack

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly condemned the attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama that led to the massacre of 40 jawans.

Chanting 'Death to America', Iran marks 1979 revolution's 40th anniversary

11 Feb 2019

Chanting 'Death to America', Iran marks 1979 revolution's 40th anniversary

On Monday, hundreds of thousands of people held nation-wide rallies across Iran to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 revolution and renew their allegiance to the country's Islamic principles.