Israel: News

22 Jun 2024

Columbia University

Columbia deans suspended over offensive texts mocking antisemitism

Three associate deans at Columbia University have been suspended following a series of offensive text messages exchanged during a panel discussion on antisemitism held on May 31.

21 Jun 2024

Emmanuel Macron

Antisemitism outcry in France over 12-year-old Jewish girl's alleged rape 

An alleged rape of a 12-year-old Jewish girl by two boys has sparked outrage across France and pushed antisemitism to the center of the country's parliamentary election campaign.

Israel eliminates top Hamas sniper involved in October 7 massacre 

Ahmed Hassan Salame Alsauarka, a top Hamas sniper who took part in the October 7 massacre in southern Israel, was killed in a targeted strike by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in northern Gaza on Thursday.

19 Jun 2024


Over 1,100 students boycott Google, Amazon amid Project Nimbus controversy

The No Tech for Apartheid (NOTA) coalition, a group of tech workers advocating for the termination of contracts between big tech firms and the Israeli government, is close to reaching its campaign goal.

17 Jun 2024

Joe Biden

Explained: Why is US's Jake Sullivan's visit to India important

Jake Sullivan, the National Security Adviser to United States President Joe Biden is on a visit to India starting Monday.

16 Jun 2024


'Aggressively wasted' 'Stranger Things' star Noah thrown out of club

Noah Schnapp, known for his role in the popular series Stranger Things, was reportedly thrown out of a New York club due to excessive drinking and aggressive behavior.

14 Jun 2024

Benjamin Netanyahu

Hamas official says 'no idea' how many Israeli hostages alive 

The ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas has left the fate of 120 hostages in Gaza uncertain, with a top Hamas official telling CNN that they have "no idea" how many are still alive.

14 Jun 2024


Over 1.5 million Muslims begin Hajj pilgrimage amid Gaza conflict

In the intense heat of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, over 1.5 million Muslim pilgrims from around the world have congregated to begin the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

14 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

G7 Summit: What's on PM Modi's agenda? 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Italy on Thursday night to attend the 50th G7 Summit, his first foreign visit after assuming office for the third consecutive term.

13 Jun 2024

Narendra Modi

G7 summit: PM Modi leaves for Italy today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will depart for Italy on Thursday to attend the 50th G7 leaders' summit, marking his first trip abroad after beginning his third term.

08 Jun 2024

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli troops successfully rescue 4 hostages kidnapped by Hamas 

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) successfully rescued four Israeli hostages from Hamas captivity in central Gaza on Saturday.

07 Jun 2024


'Be fully transparent': US tells Israel after airstrike kills 35

The United States has called on Israel to be "fully transparent" regarding a deadly airstrike on a United Nations (UN) school in central Gaza on Thursday, the BBC reported.

05 Jun 2024

Amnesty International

Rights organization accuses Israel of using white phosphorus in Lebanon

Human Rights Watch (HRW), an international human rights organization, has accused Israel of deploying white phosphorus incendiary shells on residential buildings in southern Lebanon.

05 Jun 2024


'Fired over handling of Gaza content…': Ex-Meta engineer sues company

Ferras Hamad, a Palestinian-American and former engineer at Meta, has filed a lawsuit against the social media behemoth.

02 Jun 2024


Bella, Gigi Hadid donate $1M to Palestinian aid efforts: Report

Supermodel siblings Gigi and Bella Hadid have committed a joint donation of $1M toward relief efforts in Palestine.

01 Jun 2024


Pro-Palestine protester chains himself to goalposts at Euro qualifier match 

A pro-Palestine protester was detained by Glasgow police on Friday after causing a disruption during the Women's Euro 2025 qualifier between Scotland and Israel.

31 May 2024


Why netizens are sharing 'But no eyes on Manipur' slogan 

A new social media trend, "But no eyes on Manipur," is gaining traction.

30 May 2024


Israeli military seizes control of Gaza-Egypt border corridor

The Israeli military has announced its seizure of the "Philadelphi Corridor," which is a strategic 14-kilometer-long strip along the Gaza-Egypt border.

29 May 2024


Priyanka, Alia, Kareena, and more condemn Israel's attack on Rafah

The recent Israeli airstrike on Rafah, a city in the Gaza Strip, has drawn widespread international criticism.

29 May 2024


Explained: Why is 'All Eyes on Rafah' hashtag trending

At least 45 people were killed and nearly 250 others were injured in an Israeli airstrike on a refugee camp in Rafah on Sunday.

28 May 2024

Donald Trump

Trump promises to deport pro-Palestinian student protesters after poll win

Former United States President Donald Trump has made a pledge to his campaign donors, promising to deport pro-Palestinian student protesters if he is re-elected for a second term.

28 May 2024

Benjamin Netanyahu

UNSC's emergency meeting after Israeli strike in Gaza kills 45

The United Nations Security Council has announced an emergency session for Tuesday, in response to a Israeli airstrike on a displaced persons camp in Rafah, southern Gaza.

26 May 2024

Labour Party

Sunak pledges to bring back mandatory National Service for 18-year-olds 

United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced that the Conservative government would bring back mandatory national service for 18-year-olds if they are voted to power in the upcoming general elections.

26 May 2024


Protesters demanding Gaza ceasefire clash with police in Tel Aviv

Tensions escalated in Tel Aviv on Saturday as thousands of Israeli protesters clashed with police, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the return of all hostages held in Gaza.

24 May 2024

Joe Biden

Biden calls Harris President, expresses frustration at press conference

During a joint press conference with Kenyan President William Ruto, United States President Joe Biden expressed his frustration with the White House press corps.

22 May 2024


UK politician reveals she urged BBC to call Hamas 'terrorists'

UK Culture Secretary, Lucy Frazer, admitted to having urged the BBC to refer to Hamas as "terrorists" in its news coverage in a private board meeting.

22 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

RAI Cinema secures international rights for film on Hamas attacks

RAI Cinema International Distribution (RCID) has acquired international sales rights for the upcoming drama Of Dogs and Men.

22 May 2024


Ireland, Norway, Spain recognize Palestine as state, Israel recalls envoys 

Ireland, Norway, and Spain have announced their decision to formally recognize Palestine as a state amid the raging Israel-Hamas war in Gaza.

21 May 2024


Iran: Presidential election to pick Raisi's successor on June 28 

Following the tragic helicopter crash that claimed the life of President Ebrahim Raisi, Iran has announced an expedited presidential election to be held on June 28.

20 May 2024

Narendra Modi

'India stands with Iran…': PM Modi condoles President Raisi's death

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief over the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

20 May 2024


After Iran President Raisi's death, Mohammad Mokhber to take over 

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian were reported dead after the helicopter carrying them crashed last night.

19 May 2024

Benjamin Netanyahu

Cracks in Israeli War Cabinet: Key member threatens to resign 

Benny Gantz, a crucial member of Israel's three-man war cabinet, has issued an ultimatum to the Benjamin Netanyahu government over its current strategy in the ongoing war with Hamas.

15 May 2024

Joe Biden

US plans $1bn military aid for Israel amid Gaza conflict

The Joe Biden administration has reportedly informed Congress of its intention to provide a $1 billion military aid package to Israel.

15 May 2024

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt lands on 'Blockout' list over Gaza crisis silence

Amid Alia Bhatt's global appearances, including the recent Met Gala and Gucci Cruise 2025, she has now found herself in a controversy.

14 May 2024

Antonio Guterres

Indian staff member with UN killed in Gaza 

An Indian personnel associated with the United Nations (UN) was killed in Rafah, Gaza, when the vehicle he was traveling in came under attack.

13 May 2024

Duke University

Why Duke University students staged walkout during Jerry Seinfeld's speech

On Sunday, a group of students at Duke University in North Carolina staged a walkout during comedian-actor Jerry Seinfeld's commencement speech.

12 May 2024


BTS, BLACKPINK face 'block out' call by award-winning Palestinian journalist

BTS and BLACKPINK—two internationally acclaimed K-pop bands—are currently facing a social media boycott as part of the "block out" movement.

11 May 2024

United Nations (UN)

Watch: Israeli ambassador shreds UN Charter as Palestine membership backed 

Israeli ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Gilad Erdan brought a small shredder and shredded the United Nations' charter during a speech before the UN assembly.

10 May 2024


5 Indians on board ship captured by Iran released

Five of the Indian sailors on board an Israeli-linked vessel seized by Tehran were released on Thursday and have departed from Iran, the Indian embassy in Tehran said.

AI aids in uncovering details of 'missing' Holocaust victims

Israeli researchers are utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) to trace hundreds of thousands of Jewish individuals, still unaccounted for in official Holocaust memorials, nearly 80 years after their demise.

07 May 2024

Benjamin Netanyahu

Why has Israel rejected 3-phase ceasefire deal accepted by Hamas

The Israeli government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has rejected a ceasefire agreement that had been accepted by Hamas.

06 May 2024


Hamas agrees to ceasefire after 7-month war with Israel 

Hamas, on Monday, accepted the ceasefire plan proposed by Egypt and Qatar amidst an ongoing seven-month conflict with Israel in Gaza.

06 May 2024


Israeli military orders evacuation of 100,000 Palestinians in Rafah

Ahead of planned operation in the southern Gaza, Israel has asked 1,00,000 Palestinians to evacuate seastern parts of Rafah—which it described as the "last significant stronghold of Hamas."

05 May 2024

Benjamin Netanyahu

'Hamas mouthpiece': Israeli cabinet votes to halt Al Jazeera's operations 

In a unanimous decision, the Israeli cabinet, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has voted to cease the operations of television network, Al Jazeera, within Israel.

04 May 2024

Benjamin Netanyahu

Hamas the only thing standing between Gaza and ceasefire: US

United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Hamas was the only obstacle to a Gaza truce as a Hamas delegation arrived in Egypt on Saturday for another round of negotiations.

03 May 2024


Australian universities become grounds for pro-Palestine demonstrations

In recent weeks, major Australian universities have become the epicenter of pro-Palestinian demonstrations.

03 May 2024

Columbia University

US: Over 2,000 arrested amid university protests against Israel-Hamas conflict

At least 2,000 people have been arrested at college campuses across the United States in recent weeks over protests against the Israel-Hamas war.