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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.

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.

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.

India hopes for early resumption of dialogue between Palestine, Israel

29 Nov 2018

India hopes for early resumption of dialogue between Palestine, Israel

Expressing solidarity with the Palestinian people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India hopes for an early resumption of dialogue between Palestine and Israel for moving towards a comprehensive and negotiated resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that began in the mid-20th century.

Iconic image of Gaza protester is all things right

25 Oct 2018

Iconic image of Gaza protester is all things right

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this one of a shirtless protester in Gaza is worth a million.

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

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.

Israel responds to Gaza rocket-fire, hits 25 targets in Gaza-Strip

20 Jun 2018

Israel responds to Gaza rocket-fire, hits 25 targets in Gaza-Strip

The Israeli Army said its fighter-jets hit 25 targets in the Gaza Strip earlier today in response to rocket-fire from Gaza.

Palestine FA: Burn Messi's shirts if he plays in Israel

04 Jun 2018

Palestine FA: Burn Messi's shirts if he plays in Israel

The Palestine Football Association chief, on Sunday, urged fans to burn pictures and replica t-shirts of Argentine ace Lionel Messi if he plays against Israel next weekend.

Fresh protests expected as Palestinians get ready to commemorate 'Nakba'

15 May 2018

Fresh protests expected as Palestinians get ready to commemorate 'Nakba'

Following the death of 55 Palestinians at the hands of Israeli forces on Monday, tensions remain high in Gaza as Palestinians get ready to commemorate the 70th anniversary of 'Nakba,' or Catastrophe, that saw hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced when Israel was created in 1948.

55 killed in Gaza, ahead of US Jerusalem embassy opening

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.

Great Return March: Israeli forces kill Palestinians at Gaza border

31 Mar 2018

Great Return March: Israeli forces kill Palestinians at Gaza border

Thousands of Palestinians marched to the Gaza-Israeli border demanding the right of return of refugees.

PM Modi's Oman visit: Attends India-Oman business meet

12 Feb 2018

PM Modi's Oman visit: Attends India-Oman business meet

PM Narendra Modi was on a two-day state visit to Oman. The two sides signed eight agreements. He also addressed the Indian diaspora at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in capital Muscat.

Modi will leave for Oman today, after completing UAE visit

11 Feb 2018

Modi will leave for Oman today, after completing UAE visit

After his historic visit to Palestine, PM Modi arrived in the UAE on Saturday on a two-day visit as part of his four-nation tour.

Modi conferred the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine

10 Feb 2018

Modi conferred the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine

Narendra Modi is the first-ever Indian PM to visit Palestine. Considering this and his commitment to improving India-Palestine relations, President Abbas conferred the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine on him.

After Pakistan, Trump threatens to stop aid to Palestine

04 Jan 2018

After Pakistan, Trump threatens to stop aid to Palestine

After launching a scathing verbal attack on Pakistan on New Year's Day, US President Donald Trump has lashed out at Palestine on Twitter.

Palestine's Pak envoy photographed with 26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed, India fumes

30 Dec 2017

Palestine's Pak envoy photographed with 26/11-mastermind Hafiz Saeed, India fumes

India has slammed Palestine after its ambassador to Pakistan was photographed alongside 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed at a political rally in Rawalpindi.

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

19 Dec 2017

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.

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

14 Dec 2017

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."

Arab ministers demand America rescind Jerusalem decision

11 Dec 2017

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.

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

11 Dec 2017

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.

Jerusalem announcement: Israel launches airstrikes against Hamas in Gaza

09 Dec 2017

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.

Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupt after Trump's Jerusalem announcement

08 Dec 2017

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.

Everything you need to know about Israel-Palestine conflict

07 Dec 2017

Everything you need to know about Israel-Palestine conflict

US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has left the Israelis celebrating and Palestinians seething in anger.

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

06 Dec 2017

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.

Palestine: Rival factions Hamas and Fatah sign reconciliation deal

12 Oct 2017

Palestine: Rival factions Hamas and Fatah sign reconciliation deal

Hamas and Fatah, the rival political factions in Palestine, have announced a reconciliation deal brokered by Egypt.