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Varun's 'ABCD 2' dialog inspires Israel government; actor is thrilled

07 May 2020

Varun's 'ABCD 2' dialog inspires Israel government; actor is thrilled

Believe it or not, in these grim times, movie dialogs can inspire one and all, including government authorities who are working hard to fight the pandemic.

Has Israel developed a COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what we know

07 May 2020

Has Israel developed a COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what we know

As the world waits desperately for a COVID-19 vaccine, Israel has given a ray of hope.

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.

Twitter bug let researcher match 17 MILLION numbers with accounts

25 Dec 2019

Twitter bug let researcher match 17 MILLION numbers with accounts

In a major case, a security researcher has revealed that a flaw in Twitter's app allowed him to match as many as 17 million numbers to the users of the service.

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.

Five must-visit countries in the Middle East

20 Jul 2019

Five must-visit countries in the Middle East

International travel doesn't just mean packing bags and heading to the Europe.

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.

Boy, who got vaccinated against parents' wishes, to address Senate

05 Mar 2019

Boy, who got vaccinated against parents' wishes, to address Senate

Ethan Lindenberger from the US turned a rebel when he questioned his parents' anti-vaccine acts, and then got himself vaccinated, grabbing eyeballs from the national media.

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.

#PulwamaAttack: AMU student booked for tweeting, 'How's the Jaish'

15 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: AMU student booked for tweeting, 'How's the Jaish'

An FIR has been registered against a student of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for his tweet supporting terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) while the nation mourned for the 40 CRPF jawans who were martyred in the attack in Pulwama.

#PulwamaAttack: Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns attack

15 Feb 2019

#PulwamaAttack: Russian President Vladimir Putin condemns attack

On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly condemned the attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama that led to the massacre of 40 jawans.

Chanting 'Death to America', Iran marks 1979 revolution's 40th anniversary

11 Feb 2019

Chanting 'Death to America', Iran marks 1979 revolution's 40th anniversary

On Monday, hundreds of thousands of people held nation-wide rallies across Iran to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 revolution and renew their allegiance to the country's Islamic principles.

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.

Hebrew voice of Siri just sued Apple: Here's why

31 Dec 2018

Hebrew voice of Siri just sued Apple: Here's why

The artist behind the Hebrew version of Siri has filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming that the company used her voice for the smart assistant without explicit permission.

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.

Liverpool risk losing Mohamed Salah amid interests in Israeli footballer

26 Dec 2018

Liverpool risk losing Mohamed Salah amid interests in Israeli footballer

Reports suggest Red Bull Salzburg striker Moanes Dabour has caught the fancy of English giants Liverpool, with the Reds considering him as a backup option to Roberto Firmino.

India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities

07 Dec 2018

India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities

India abstained from voting on a US-sponsored UN General Assembly draft resolution that would have condemned, for the first time, the activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza.

IFFI-2018 to screen 10 Israeli films under country focus feature

11 Nov 2018

IFFI-2018 to screen 10 Israeli films under country focus feature

'Working Woman' and 'Longing' are among the 10 Israeli films that will be screened at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) as part of the country focus package.

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.

Pittsburg Shooting: Who is Robert Bowers who reportedly killed 11

28 Oct 2018

Pittsburg Shooting: Who is Robert Bowers who reportedly killed 11

At least 11 people have been killed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania after a gunman open fired at Tree of Life synagogue on Saturday.

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.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh arrives in Israel for 5-day visit

22 Oct 2018

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh arrives in Israel for 5-day visit

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has arrived in Israel on a five-day visit to strengthen cooperation between the two in sectors such as agriculture, horticulture, and dairy.

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.

Update WhatsApp: This video call bug could compromise your account

11 Oct 2018

Update WhatsApp: This video call bug could compromise your account

If you've not updated WhatsApp in a long while (weeks or months), it might just be the time to do so.

Beware! Hackers can access your WhatsApp account using this trick

06 Oct 2018

Beware! Hackers can access your WhatsApp account using this trick

Israel's cybersecurity agency has issued a countrywide alert warning people of a scary WhatsApp hack, one that revolves around voicemail security.

Drink to Old Times: World's oldest brewery found in Israel

25 Sep 2018

Drink to Old Times: World's oldest brewery found in Israel

Are you a beer lover? Do you enjoy a beer every now and then? With peanuts, nachos, or chicken wings?

Internet is going gaga over this 5-year-old's gorgeous hair!

02 Sep 2018

Internet is going gaga over this 5-year-old's gorgeous hair!

Hey shampoo and hair-oil brands, your ambassador is here!

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.

Five best countries to visit in the Middle East

20 Aug 2018

Five best countries to visit in the Middle East

To many people, international travel simply means packing bags and heading to Europe.

Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise

17 Aug 2018

Leaders from around the world condole Atal ji's demise

Leaders from a number of countries, including the US and Russia, have expressed grief over the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and recalled his contributions in strengthening bilateral relations and maintaining regional peace.

Indo-Israel missile defense system to be procured by Israeli Navy

16 Aug 2018

Indo-Israel missile defense system to be procured by Israeli Navy

The multi-purpose Barak-8 missile defense system, jointly developed by India and Israel, will be procured by Israeli Navy to protect its exclusive economic zones and strategic facilities from diversified threats in the marine arena, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said.

Kolkata: Israel opens visa application center for WB, Northeastern tourists

11 Aug 2018

Kolkata: Israel opens visa application center for WB, Northeastern tourists

To encourage more Indian travelers to visit Israel, the latter has opened a visa application center in Kolkata for tourists from West Bengal and the Northeastern states, sources in the Israel embassy said.

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.

Mumbai Police book Israeli man after girlfriend suffocates during sex

03 Jul 2018

Mumbai Police book Israeli man after girlfriend suffocates during sex

Mumbai Police have booked a 23-year-old Israeli national in the case of his girlfriend's death during sex in a city hotel last year.

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.

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.

Modi will be killed, India disintegrated: Hafiz Saeed's close aide

08 Jun 2018

Modi will be killed, India disintegrated: Hafiz Saeed's close aide

Maulana Bashir Ahmad Khaki, a senior functionary of banned outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be killed and India disintegrated, at a Friday sermon in Rawalkot, Poonch, Pakistan occupied Kashmir.

Argentina will not play against Israel in Jerusalem, here's why

06 Jun 2018

Argentina will not play against Israel in Jerusalem, here's why

South American football powerhouse Argentina have cancelled their international friendly game against Israel.