Gunman Opened Fire At Jerusalem Bus In Early Hours, 8 Wounded
In the early hours of August 14, a gunman opened fire at a bus near Jerusalem's Old City. In the attack, eight Israelis were wounded, of which two are in critical condition, being treated at an Israeli hospital. The attack is suspected by Palestinians after violence flared up between Israel and militants in Gaza. Israeli police forces were dispatched to the scene to begin investigations in the attack.
UNSC To Hold Emergency Closed-Door Meeting Amid Several Airstrike At Gaza Strip
Amid the latest escalation between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in the Gaza strip, the Union Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold and emergency closed-door meeting, on August 8. The move has come after several airstrikes were reported across the Gaza strip under Israel's operation Breaking Dawn. The meet is expected to aim at ensuring international peace among the nations.
Tags: Gaza Strip, Israel, Palestine, Airstrike, World news
Synthetic Mouse Embryo Created In Lab, Without Using Egg & Sperm Procedure: Israel
A lab in Israel has claimed to have created a synthetic mouse embryo, without eggs and sperm procedure. The lab claims to have created the embryo synthetically, using stem cell procedure. Hanna, a researcher, said that the procedure one day will be used to create artificial human embryo-like structures. "The embryo made had a beating heart, brain-like and intestine-like structure," said Dr Shivani Sachdev Gour.
Tags: Embryo, Lab Rat, Synthetic Rat Embryo, Israel, Jerusalem
Delhi Metro Rail Corp To Provide Consultancy To Tel Aviv Metro Project In Israel
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has cleared in the "pre-qualification stage" for the "invitation to bid" phase to offer consulting services for the Tel Aviv Metro project in Israel. The proposed Tel Aviv metro system will feature three corridors spanning 145 kilometers, 109 stations, and a total of 109 stations. The Delhi Metro group… read-more
Tags: DMRC, Tel Aviv Metro, Israel, Consultancy contract, Delhi Metro
Courtesy: Zee news
Yair Lapid Officially Becomes 14th President Of Israel
Yair Lapid has become the 14th president of Israel, on July 1. Lapid's term will extend till a new president is elected, with Israel's elections having been scheduled on November 1. "We'll do the best we can for a Jewish, democratic state," said Lapid. US president Joe Biden congratulated Lapid and extended thanks to Naftali Bennett, for "friendship over the past year".
Tags: Yair Lapid, Israel, Naftali Bennett, Joe BIden, Jew
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Jordan Toxic Gas Leak: Crane Drops Chlorine Tank On Ship, Gas Leak Kills 13 & Injures 250
In Jordan's port of Aqaba, a crane which was loading chlorine tanks onto a ship, dropped it, which caused an explosion with the emission of yellow smoke. The incident left 13 persons dead and left around 250 injured. A probe into the incident has been initiated, and the government stated that no impact has been reported on the city. Further details on the matter it awaited.
Tags: Chlorine Tank, Merchant Navy Risk, Jordan, Israel, Aqaba Port
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Tomb With Blood-Red Warning Uncovered At UNESCO World Heritage Site In Israel
Archeologists uncovered a tomb in the Jewish Beit She'arim cemetery in Galilee, Israel, with a warning in blood-red writing imploring visitors not to open its doors. The discovery of this tomb, and the warning on it, has caused some to assume that it is cursed and will bring humanity to its end. According to experts, this is the first tomb found in a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 65 years.
Tags: tomb, Archaeologists, cemetery, Israel, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Courtesy: DNA India
First Case Of Monkeypox Discovered In Israel
Israeli officials discovered the first case of monkeypox in a guy returning from overseas. Anyone returning from overseas with a fever and lesions should contact a doctor, as recommended by the Health Ministry. Other possible monkeypox cases are being investigated by medical personnel. The case in Israel is the first in the Middle East. Around 80 cases have been confirmed by the World Health Organization, with another 50 suspected cases.
Tags: Monkeypox, Israel, Health Ministry, World Health Organisation, Middle East
Courtesy: India Today
Fresh Wave Of Violence In Israel Could Lead To Military Conflict With Hamas
The fresh wave of violence in Israel and the West Bank could possibly lead to military conflict with the Hamas. There were clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli police forces in Jerusalem last week. This comes amid several weeks of violence unfolding in Israel and the West Bank, following multiple terrorist attacks. The US State Department has called on all sides to exercise restraint.
Tags: Israel, hamas, Military, Conflict area, Protests
Palestinians Throw Stones At Israeli Police In Jerusalem; 152 Injured In Clash, 100 Arrested
A group of Palestinians instigated a clash with the Israeli police, as they started pelting stones at the officials, on April 15. The incident occurred in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound at Jerusalem. Reportedly, over 152 Palestinians sustained injuries in the clash, and "hundreds" of suspects have been arrested. Also, Palestinian men who wore masks and wielded Hamas flags, injured at least three police officials, reported PTI.
Tags: Palestine, Israel, Jerusalem, Al-Aqsa, Mosque
Courtesy: Free Press Journal