Articles about Jerusalem

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.

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.

16 Aug 2021

Israel Forces
Four Palestinians killed in shootout with Israeli forces

Israeli troops clashed with Palestinian gunmen during a late-night arrest raid in the occupied West Bank, killing four Palestinians in one of the deadliest battles in the area in years, Palestinian health officials said.

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.

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.

05 Dec 2018

Albert Einstein
Einstein's letter on god and religion auctioned for nearly $3mn

A handwritten letter by revered physicist Albert Einstein grappling with the concept of god and religion has shattered expectations at a Christie's auction, selling for a whopping $2.9mn.

25 Aug 2018

FIFA bans Palestinian football chief from attending matches, here's why!

On Friday, FIFA announced that it has banned Jibril Rajoub, President of Palestine Football Association, from attending matches in an official capacity for a year.

14 May 2018

55 killed in Gaza, ahead of US Jerusalem embassy opening

Ahead of the controversial opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, at least 55 Palestinians have been shot in Gaza by Israeli forces amid fast rising tensions.

29 Apr 2018

Donald Trump
For American embassy inauguration in Jerusalem, Trump may visit Israel

The President of United States, Donald Trump recently said he may visit Jerusalem for the US embassy inauguration on May 14.

15 Feb 2018

BJP promises free Jerusalem-trips for Christians, if voted to power

A month after the Modi government withdrew subsidies for Haj pilgrimages, the BJP is now offering Christians free pilgrimages to Jerusalem if elected to power in Nagaland.

30 Dec 2017

Donald Trump
Gaza strip: Angry at Trump, hundreds of Palestinians protest

The situation in the Gaza strip has been tense since US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

28 Dec 2017

Donald Trump
Israel plans 'Trump station' at proposed railway line in Jerusalem

Israel's transport minister Yisrael Katz has said he wants to name a train station on a proposed railway tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City after US President Donald Trump.

26 Dec 2017

Israel praises Guatemala for deciding to move embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala, a US-ally recently became the first state to announce its decision to shift its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

22 Dec 2017

Donald Trump
UN General Assembly resolution opposes Trump's Jerusalem declaration

The UN General Assembly has voted 128-9 in favor of a resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

19 Dec 2017

Donald Trump
US vetoes UN resolution for withdrawal of Trump's Jerusalem announcement

As expected, the US has vetoed a UN Security Council Resolution calling for a withdrawal of US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

18 Dec 2017

Emmanuel Macron
UN Security Council to vote on Trump's Jerusalem announcement

The UN Security Council is set to vote today on a draft resolution calling for a withdrawal of US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

14 Dec 2017

Donald Trump
Muslim nations seek recognition of East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital

The Organization of Islamic Co-operation (OIC), which comprises of 57 Muslim countries, has urged the world to recognize "the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital."

11 Dec 2017

Emmanuel Macron
Arab ministers demand America rescind Jerusalem decision

The Foreign ministers of several Arab countries have demanded that America rescind President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

11 Dec 2017

Emmanuel Macron
Netanyahu: Palestine must accept reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said that to facilitate peace, Palestinians must "get to grips with" the fact that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.

09 Dec 2017

Donald Trump
Jerusalem announcement: Israel launches airstrikes against Hamas in Gaza

The Israeli military said it has retaliated against rocket attacks by Palestinian militant group Hamas by targeting multiple sites belonging to the outfit.

08 Dec 2017

Emmanuel Macron
Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupt after Trump's Jerusalem announcement

US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital has sparked Israeli-Palestinian tensions.

07 Dec 2017

Emmanuel Macron
Trump delivers on Israel promise, recognizes Jerusalem as capital

US President Donald Trump has recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in a bold and unprecedented step that reversed decades of official US policy.

06 Dec 2017

Donald Trump
In a first, US to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

President Donald Trump is reportedly soon going to officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, making the US the first country to do so.

25 Jul 2017

Israel agrees to remove Jerusalem metal detectors as crisis worsens

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet has voted to remove metal detectors from a holy site in Jerusalem known to Jews as Temple Mount and to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif.

15 Jun 2017

Albert Einstein
Einstein's letters to be auctioned in Jerusalem

5 letters sent by Albert Einstein to his colleague, David Bohm, will be auctioned on June 20 at an auction house in Jerusalem.