Jerusalem: News

14 Apr 2024

Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu hid at US billionaire's 'missile-proof' home before Iranian attack 

As fears of an attack from Iran grew, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his family spent their weekend at a 'missile-proof' residence owned by billionaire Simon Falic.

11 Apr 2024


iPhone glitch shows Palestinian flag emoji when users type 'Jerusalem'

Apple is currently under fire for its updated predictive emoji feature.

10 Mar 2024


Tension grips Jerusalem ahead of Ramzan as Gaza war rages 

Renewed tension has gripped the holy city of Jerusalem just days ahead of Ramzan as concerns arise over Al-Aqsa Mosque, a sacred site for both Muslims and Jews, amid the Israel-Hamas war.

11 Oct 2023


95-year-old Israeli veteran joins war against Hamas

A 95-year-old Israeli veteran, Ezra Yachin, has returned to the battlefield to fight Hamas, which launched an attack on Israel on Saturday, triggering a full-fledged war.

08 Oct 2023


Rajya Sabha MP among Indians reportedly stranded in war-torn Israel

National People's Party (NPP) leader and Rajya Sabha MP Wanweiroy Kharlukhi and his family are reportedly stranded in Israel, which is at war, following a surprise attack by Palestinian militant group Hamas on Saturday.

08 Oct 2023


'Nervous, scared': Indian students in Israel narrate plight amid conflict

Indian students in Israel are reportedly facing a distressing situation as the conflict between Israel and Hamas militants intensified on Saturday.

07 Oct 2023


We are at war: Netanyahu after Hamas's attack on Israel

After Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a barrage of rockets toward Israel on Saturday morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that the country was "at war!"

07 Oct 2023


Isreal declares 'state of war' amid Hamas infiltration, rocket attacks

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip reportedly fired a barrage of rockets toward Israel on Saturday morning, triggering air raid sirens that could be heard in the greater Tel Aviv area.

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


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.

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.

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.

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

Donald Trump

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

Donald Trump

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."

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

Donald Trump

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

Donald Trump

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.