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Israel's defense lab starts testing COVID-19 vaccine

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.

India-EU summit: PM Modi cancels Brussels visit over coronavirus scare

05 Mar 2020

India-EU summit: PM Modi cancels Brussels visit over coronavirus scare

In the wake of rising cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be visiting Brussels for the India-EU summit, External Affairs Ministry's spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday.

Modi features in Israeli PM Netanyahu's election campaign. Bromance much?

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.

ISIS chief Baghdadi appears in video after 5 years

30 Apr 2019

ISIS chief Baghdadi appears in video after 5 years

For the first time in five years, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ISIS chief who had gone underground and was presumed dead, surfaced in a new video.

Israeli President formally appoints Benjamin Netanyahu as the prime minister

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.

Turkey slams Trump's Golan move as 'election gift' to Israeli-PM

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.

Israeli PM Netanyahu confirms air-strike on Iranian warehouses in Syria

13 Jan 2019

Israeli PM Netanyahu confirms air-strike on Iranian warehouses in Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today said Israel had, at the weekend, carried out an air strike on Iranian weapon warehouses in Syria, a rare public confirmation of such attacks.

Israeli Knesset votes to dissolve current parliament, schedules new elections

27 Dec 2018

Israeli Knesset votes to dissolve current parliament, schedules new elections

The Israeli Knesset has voted to dissolve the current parliament and scheduled new elections for April 9.

PM Modi pays tributes to Indian-soldiers who fought in WW1

11 Nov 2018

PM Modi pays tributes to Indian-soldiers who fought in WW1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to Indian soldiers who fought in World War I and said the country reiterates its commitment towards world peace so that the trail of death and destruction caused by wars doesn't occur.

Change in Saudi's policy may forbid Israeli-Muslims from Mecca pilgrimage

08 Nov 2018

Change in Saudi's policy may forbid Israeli-Muslims from Mecca pilgrimage

A new rule of Saudi Arabia may stop over one million Israeli Muslims from offering prayers at Mecca, Haaretz reported.

Israel with US over 'horrendous antisemitic' synagogue attack: PM Netanyahu

28 Oct 2018

Israel with US over 'horrendous antisemitic' synagogue attack: PM Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday expressed grief and solidarity with the United States, after a gunman opened fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing and injuring several people.

Netanyahu threatens Hamas after violence along border with Gaza Strip

15 Oct 2018

Netanyahu threatens Hamas after violence along border with Gaza Strip

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday threatened to inflict "very strong blows" on Hamas, a Palestinian Sunni-Islamist fundamentalist organization, after fresh violence along the border with the Gaza Strip controlled by the Islamist group.

Israeli airline drops plea against Air India flights via Saudi-airspace

27 Jul 2018

Israeli airline drops plea against Air India flights via Saudi-airspace

Israel's national carrier El Al has withdrawn its plea filed in Israel's High Court of Justice against the government decision to allow Air India to fly over Saudi Arabia's airspace on Delhi-Tel Aviv route.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in Israel on six-day visit

27 Jun 2018

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in Israel on six-day visit

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has arrived in Jerusalem on a six-day visit to Israel to strengthen cooperation in the fields of internal security, water management, and agriculture.

What makes Narendra Modi so popular?

20 May 2018

What makes Narendra Modi so popular?

Though BJP recently lost Karnataka, but no one can deny that BJP and its 'Pradhan sewak' continue to dominate the Indian political scene.

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.

Have new 'proof' of Iran's secret nuclear weapons program: Netanyahu

01 May 2018

Have new 'proof' of Iran's secret nuclear weapons program: Netanyahu

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said in a televised address today he had new "proof" of an Iranian nuclear weapons plan that could be activated at any time, as US considers whether to pull out of atomic accord with Tehran.

Netanyahu: Saudi okays Air India overflight rights for its Israel-routes

07 Mar 2018

Netanyahu: Saudi okays Air India overflight rights for its Israel-routes

In what could be thawing of Israel and Saudi Arabia relations, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu declared that Saudi Arabia has granted Air India (AI) permission to fly over its territory on its new routes to and from Tel Aviv.

Israel police question PM Netanyahu in corruption case

02 Mar 2018

Israel police question PM Netanyahu in corruption case

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu, who is already under investigation for two cases of corruption, was questioned by the police for the first time in another corruption case involving communications giant Bezeq.

Police question Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu over telecom case: Media

02 Mar 2018

Police question Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu over telecom case: Media

According to Israeli media, police are questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of an investigation into a corruption case involving the country's telecom giant.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit clouded in controversies

20 Feb 2018

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit clouded in controversies

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is on a eight-day visit to India. But, it includes only half day of official engagements in Delhi. This has surprised many.

Iran, greatest threat to world: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

19 Feb 2018

Iran, greatest threat to world: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran to "not test Israel's resolve," launching a scathing attack on it at Munich Security Conference.

Iranian President's India visit: All you need to know

17 Feb 2018

Iranian President's India visit: All you need to know

PM Narendra Modi's "love affair" with West Asia continues. After hosting Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu and making the Palestinians happy, now he is holding "substantive and productive" talks with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani.

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces corruption charges

14 Feb 2018

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces corruption charges

Israeli police has claimed that there is enough evidence to indict scandal-ridden PM Benjamin Netanyahu. Reportedly, he faces allegations of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in two separate cases.

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.

#DefenseDiaries: Indian Army short of 68,000 anti-tank missiles, 850 launchers

29 Jan 2018

#DefenseDiaries: Indian Army short of 68,000 anti-tank missiles, 850 launchers

Indian Army is reportedly facing "critical operational deficiency"; it is short of 68,000 anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) and 850 launchers of different varieties.

5 times when PM Modi has broken official protocols

26 Jan 2018

5 times when PM Modi has broken official protocols

After the R-Day parade, PM Narendra Modi once again broke protocol and strolled till India Gate, waving at the crowd, amidst frenzied sloganeering of "Modi, Modi."

Modi on "hugplomacy": I'm a common man, don't know protocols

20 Jan 2018

Modi on "hugplomacy": I'm a common man, don't know protocols

Apart from PM Modi's speeches, his "jhappis" with world leaders have been titillating the Congress.

Netanyahu recreates viral Oscar selfie with Bollywood biggies in India

19 Jan 2018

Netanyahu recreates viral Oscar selfie with Bollywood biggies in India

What is one of the prime proofs of the "great friendship" between India and Israel? An iconic selfie.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his eventful Mumbai visit

18 Jan 2018

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his eventful Mumbai visit

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Mumbai today.

Netanyahu in India: Busy day for Israeli PM in Ahmedabad

17 Jan 2018

Netanyahu in India: Busy day for Israeli PM in Ahmedabad

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has landed in Ahmedabad on his fourth day in India. The day started with a roadshow from the airport to Sabarmati Ashram along with PM Narendra Modi.

India invites Israeli companies to take advantage of FDI regime

16 Jan 2018

India invites Israeli companies to take advantage of FDI regime

At an India-Israel business summit, PM Narendra Modi invited Israeli companies to "take advantage of the liberal FDI" in India, especially in defense.

Baby Moshe, 26/11 survivor, back in India after nine years

16 Jan 2018

Baby Moshe, 26/11 survivor, back in India after nine years

In 2008, when he was two, Moshe Holtzberg and his parents became one of the targets of the 26/11 attacks.

Netanyahu in India: Several MoUs expected to be inked

15 Jan 2018

Netanyahu in India: Several MoUs expected to be inked

Israel's relationship with India is a "marriage made in heaven"; that India voted against recognition of Jerusalem as its capital doesn't change anything, PM Benjamin Netanyahu said.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu received by PM Modi in Delhi

14 Jan 2018

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu received by PM Modi in Delhi

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has finally landed in India for a six-day visit along with his wife Sara. They have been welcomed by PM Narendra Modi at the Delhi airport.

Gallup International Survey: Modi ranked 3rd; ahead of Trump, Putin

12 Jan 2018

Gallup International Survey: Modi ranked 3rd; ahead of Trump, Putin

PM Modi adds another feather to his cap. Gallup International's annual survey "Opinion of Global Leaders" has put him at number three among world leaders.

Israel: Death penalty law secures preliminary approval from parliament

05 Jan 2018

Israel: Death penalty law secures preliminary approval from parliament

Israel is known for its ruthless policies against terrorism.

#DefenseDiaries: India cancels $500 million deal for Israel's anti-tank missiles

04 Jan 2018

#DefenseDiaries: India cancels $500 million deal for Israel's anti-tank missiles

India has cancelled the $500mn deal to buy 1600 Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel's state-owned defense contractor, Rafael Advanced Defence Systems.

Nirmala Sitharaman clears procurement of weapons for IAF, Navy

03 Jan 2018

Nirmala Sitharaman clears procurement of weapons for IAF, Navy

Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is standing true on her promise of modernization and improving military preparedness. To aid the IAF and Navy, Sitharaman has cleared proposals worth Rs. 1,700cr.

Modi, Rahul, Trump and others wish people on New Year

01 Jan 2018

Modi, Rahul, Trump and others wish people on New Year

Indian leaders took to Twitter on the New Year to wish the people on the occasion.