S Jaishankar

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External Affairs Minister Jaishankar To Make Significant Visit To Israel

External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar will make a significant visit to Israel next week for the engagement of Modi and Naftali Bennett government. The visit will be important as Modi government had a "swinging" relationship with the previous Israeli government. The India-Israel relationship has been strong for quite a while now, and the ties can help India in its agriculture field, by advancing technologies and methods. 

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 - 12:30 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: India, Israel, S Jaishankar, Naftali Bennett

Courtesy: The Times Of India

An Israeli Archaeologist in Jerusalem

Photo: South China Morning Post

Israeli Archaeologists Find 2,700-Year-Old Toilet In Jerusalem

The archaeologists of Israel have found a 2,700-year-old private toilet in Jerusalem, authorities said on October 5. The ancient toilet was discovered in a rectangular cabin and was made after craving limestone which was part of a sprawling mansion. The excavation director Yaakov Billig said, ''Only the rich could afford toilets'' at that time. Reportedly, the septic tank will also help archaeologists to know more about ancient people. 

Wed, 06 Oct 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Jerusalem, Toilet, Archaeologists, Israel

US House of Representatives

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$1 Bn Grant By USA For Israel's Iron Dome Missile Defense System

The U.S House of Representatives a grant of $1 billion for Israel's Iron dome missile defense system on September 23 citing "Israel's security is imperative for America's Security". Israel's Defence Minister Benny Gantz thanked the U.S administration and the Pentagon for providing Israel necessary aid in defending itself. However, the US Muslim congresswomen have strongly criticized the funding citing the violation of Palestinians' rights.… read-more

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 01:29 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: United States, Israel, Missile system, approval, Iron Dome

Two Of Six Palestinian Terrorists

Photo: The Times of Israel

Two Among Six Palestinian Terrorists Arrested By Police: Israel

The last two of six Palestinian terrorists who tunneled out of a maximum-security Israeli jail almost two weeks ago have been busted by Israeli troops on September 18. As per the officials, two members of the Islamic Jihad militant group were arrested from a residence in Jenin, a Palestinian city in the occupied West Bank. However, all six have either been convicted or are accused of deadly acts against Israelis.

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 - 06:36 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Israel, Palestine, israeli troops, Militants

Courtesy: Reuters

An explosion in a building.

Photo: Economic Times

Israel Intercepts Another Rocket Fired by Palestinian Militants

Amid the tussle between Israel and Palestine, the Israeli military again managed to intercept a rocket fired by Palestinian militants on the night of September 12. Notably, the militants have been trying to attack Israeli forces as they captured four fugitives out of six who escaped from an Israeli jail last week. The tension is already high at the border area because Hamas doesn't want Israel's interfere in Gaza.

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 12:49 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Israel, Palestinians, Rocket, Gaza Strip

Courtesy: The Hindu

Israel airstrike

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Israel-Palestine-Gaza Trilogy Continues; Attacks From Both Sides

In retaliation to Hama's combustible balloon attack in Israel, the Israeli army troops airstrikes in the Gaza region. Reportedly, the attack caused a bushfire near the Gaza strip resulting in huge chaos. The Israeli army said, "Overnight, IDF fighter jets struck a Hamas rocket manufacturing workshop, as well as a Hamas military compound in Khan Yunis." Besides, the Israel-Palestine issue is turning ugly with time.

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 - 05:49 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Israel, Gaza, hamas, Airstrike, Palestine

Courtesy: Wion News

Gaza

Photo: Arab News

Israeli Planes Attack Gaza, Claim To Have Destroyed Hamas' Weapons Sites

After Palestinians tried to climb the Gaza Strip's northern border fence to hurl explosives at the Israeli army, Israeli planes targeted Gaza on August 21. The Israeli military claimed to have hit Hamas' four weapons storage and manufacturing sites. Gaza's Health Ministry claimed that at least 41 citizens were hurt in the Gaza Strip clashes. "Israeli troops responded with riot dispersal means, including when necessary live fire", Israel… read-more

Sun, 22 Aug 2021 - 12:11 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Israel, hamas, Palestinians, Gaza

Courtesy: Wion News

Firefighting Aircraft

Photo: BBC

Israel To Send Planes & Firefighters To Help Greece With Wildfire

An unusual heatwave in late July swept across southern Europe causing heavy wildfire in many countries like Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, and many others. Greece and Turkey were the most affected regions with 568 wildfire incidents. Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has promised its Greek counterpart that Israel will assist and aspire to send three planes with extinguishers in addition to 15 Israeli firefighters to help Greece. 

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 06:06 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Wildfires, Israel, Greece, Natural Disasters

Courtesy: UNI

Drone attack on Israeli oil tanker in Oman

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Israel Blames Iran For Deadly Attack On Oil Tanker; Killed Two

Multiple suspected drone attacks were carried out on an Israeli-owned oil tanker in the Arabian Sea near Oman killing two crew members on board, including a British national. Israel has blamed Iran for the deadly attack on the tanker. "Iran is not just an Israeli problem, but an exporter of terrorism, destruction, and instability that harms us all," Israeli foreign minister, Yasir Lapid said in a statement. 

Sun, 01 Aug 2021 - 03:58 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Israel, Iran, Oil Tanker Fire, Drone Attack

Courtesy: The Guardian

LGBTQ+ in Israel

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Israel's SC Legalizes Surrogacy For Same-Sex

Israel’s Supreme Court has legalized same-sex couples to have children through surrogacy and all the restrictions regarding the same to be lifted with six months' time. Through the years, the LGBTQ+ community has been fighting against the laws that barred them to pursue surrogacy. Health Minister, Nitzan Horowitz took to Twitter saying, “Finally, equality!” Further, he stated to conduct preparations to validate the court’s order.

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 09:22 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: LGBTQ, Israel, surrogacy, Supreme Court, Nitzan Horowitz

Courtesy: Reuters