Articles about Palestine

Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh killed in West Bank

11 May 2022

World
Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh killed in West Bank

In a tragic incident, an Al Jazeera journalist was allegedly shot in the head while reporting an Israeli raid in the West Bank town of Palestine's Jenin early on Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said.

Deeply concerned by violence in Jerusalem: India at UNSC

26 Apr 2022

World
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.

Delhi man's Rs. 4.5cr crypto fraudulently transferred to Palestine's Hamas

24 Jan 2022

India
Delhi man's Rs. 4.5cr crypto fraudulently transferred to Palestine's Hamas

A probe by the Delhi Police revealed cryptocurrency stolen from a businessman in 2019 was transferred to Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian militant organization Hamas.

Israeli army launches strikes on Hamas site in Gaza

07 Sep 2021

World
Israeli army launches strikes on Hamas site in Gaza

Israel launched airstrikes on what it said was a Hamas military site in the Gaza Strip early on Tuesday after incendiary balloons were sent into Israeli territory, the army said.

Air raid sirens sound in Israel after Gaza fires rocket

17 Aug 2021

World
Air raid sirens sound in Israel after Gaza fires rocket

Air raid sirens sounded in southern Israel on Monday after a rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip, the first since the 11-day war between Israel and Palestinian militants in May.

Four Palestinians killed in shootout with Israeli forces

16 Aug 2021

World
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.

#NewsBytesExplainer: How Israelis neutralize Palestinian buildings - Physics behind it

03 Jun 2021

Technology
#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.

Mark Ruffalo's Israel-Palestine conflict posts invite netizens' ire, actor apologizes

26 May 2021

Entertainment
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.

Explained: Why is a solution to Israel-Palestine so complicated?

24 May 2021

World
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.

Calls mount for Gaza-Israel cease-fire, greater US efforts

17 May 2021

World
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.

Israel: Kerala woman killed in Palestinian rocket strike on Ashkelon

12 May 2021

World
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

Entertainment
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

Sports
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

World
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

Sports
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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

World
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.