Articles about Israel
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
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
#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
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
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'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
20 Jul 2019
Five must-visit countries in the Middle East
International travel doesn't just mean packing bags and heading to the Europe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.