North East  /  Published 21.05.21

MP plea to bring back scholar from Israel

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on Thursday moved the ministry of external affairs to ensure the safe return of a PhD scholar from Assam “stuck” in Israel because of the ongoing hostilities with ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

World  /  Published 21.05.21

Israel leaders meet to mull conflict end

Israeli leaders convened on Thursday to consider halting a Gaza offensive after US President Joe Biden called for a de-escalation of the fiercest hostilities in years. The dominant Palestinian Islami...
By Reuters in Jerusalem

World  /  Published 19.05.21

Biden supports Israel-Gaza ceasefire

President Biden for the first time expressed support for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza on Monday, as the devastating rocket and missile war there gave no sign of easing after ...
By Isabel Kershner, David E. Sanger in Jerusalem

World  /  Published 18.05.21

Tel Aviv shaken as rockets rain down

Tel Aviv’s city hall launched a playful social media campaign this month declaring itself a vaccinated city eager to welcome back international travellers on their first post-coronavirus trips a...
By Isabel Kershner in Tel Aviv

World  /  Published 18.05.21

Huge raid after Netanyahu vow

Diplomats and international leaders were unable on Sunday to mediate a ceasefire in the latest conflict between Israel and Hamas, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel vowed to continue the f...
By Iyad Abuheweila, Patrick Kingsley in Gaza City


World  /  Published 16.05.21

Gaza tower where AP had offices destroyed

The strike came hours after another Israeli air raid on a densely populated refugee camp in Gaza City killed at least 10 Palestinians from an extended family, mostly children, in the deadliest single ...
By AP in Gaza City

World  /  Published 15.05.21

Lies on social media inflame conflict

In a 28-second video, which was posted to Twitter this week by a spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip appeared to launch rocket attacks at...
By Sheera Frenkel in New York

World  /  Published 15.05.21

Civil unrest alarms Tel Aviv

Israel launched an intense air and ground assault on the Gaza Strip early Friday, pounding targets with warplanes, artillery and tank fire in the largest single operation of a four-day conflict with P...
By Declan Walsh in New York

World  /  Published 14.05.21

Gaza: A night of airstrikes & a morning of fear

Gazans took to the streets on Tuesday evening, cheering the thunderous sounds of rockets being fired towards Israel just days after the Israeli police in Jerusalem raided one of the holiest sites in I...
By Iyad Abuheweila in Gaza City

World  /  Published 13.05.21

Israel-Gaza violence challenges Biden’s approach

President Biden took office in January with little interest in pursuing an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, for understandable reasons. President Bill Clinton hosted an Israeli-Palestinian summit...
By Michael Crowley in Washington


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