Israel

  • Normalcy restored in Gaza, will Gaza ceasefire hold 5 days ago

    Normal life has resumed in Gaza after Israel and Hamas agreed to a ceasefire without a timeline. All Palestinian factions have signed up to it, which include an easing of the blockade and opening up of the border to humanitarian aids and also the extension of fishing to six miles...
  • Inside a Hamas tunnel: Watch July 29, 2014

    CNN's Wolf Blitzer takes us through the inside of a Hamas tunnel. The top priority of the Israel forces is to find and destroy the Hamas tunnels. The tunnel was about 2 miles long and 45 feet below ground. The Israeli forces have covered more than 30 tunnels in this...
  • Hamas's Alqasam brigade: Fired 12 rockets into Israel July 27, 2014

    Representatives say that Hamas's Alqasam brigade is firing rockets out of the strip, into Israel. The Alqasam brigade said they fired as many as 12 rockets in the course of the day. The ceasefire did hold and it provided an opportunity for the many displaced Gazans to take a look. ...
  • US suspends flights to Israel following security concerns July 23, 2014

    US suspended all its airlines to Israel following security concerns, after reports of a rocket attack near the Airport at Tel Aviv. Israel on Tuesday stepped up its assault on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip, raising the Palestinian death toll to 604 in the 15-day conflict that has also left 29...
  • Israel accuses Hamas of violating ceasefire July 20, 2014

    Unrest mounts in Gaza, as Israel has now accused Hamas of violating the ceasefire. Fighting between the two sides is now centered in the town of Shajaia. The ceasefire was requested by Red Cross to allow Palestinian emergency medical workers to tend to the wounded and dead in Shaja'ia. Officials...
  • Israeli PM accuses Hamas militants of using civilians as human shields July 20, 2014

    The death toll in Gaza over 12 days has crossed 300. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Hamas militants of using civilians as human shields and said his troops did not want to harm a 'single innocent person'. But the UN has estimated that more than 70 per cent of...
  • Tensions continue to escalate between Israel and Hamas July 16, 2014

    CNN's Polo Sandoval tells us how tensions continue to escalate between Israel and Hamas. The death toll has now crossed over 190. Both sides are once again clashing after a cease-fire attempt failed. The people caught in the crossfire are preparing for more deadly fighting. ...
  • News 360: Centre strongly disapproves of Vaidik's meeting with Hafiz Saeed July 15, 2014

    With the increasing pressure from the opposition, the government has been forced to clarify its stand on yoga teacher Ramdev's close aide Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed in Lahore. The government has fielded its senior ministers in both the Houses of Parliament as the issue disrupted...
  • Gaza death toll climbs to 172; refugees take shelter in schools July 14, 2014

    Death toll from the airstikes in Gaza has mounted to 172 after Israeli ground troops entered the region. More than 1200 have been injured. UN officials have said that 17,000 refugees have taken shelter inside 20 schools in Gaza. Meanwhile, UK, US, France and Germany discuss an international push for...
  • Getting ready for every possible scenario, says Israeli Prime Minister July 13, 2014

    Hostilities between Israel and Gaza have escalated again, following the killings of three Israeli teenagers and one Palestinian teenager in last one week. The UN Security Council called for a ceasefire between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants on Saturday. But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stated that the ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha in conversation with 'Zubin Mehta' June 22, 2014

    Zubin Mehta is a famous Indian Parsi conductor of Western classical music. He is the Music Director for Life of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and the Main Conductor for Valencia's opera house. ...
  • Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon dies at 85 January 12, 2014

    Called as the bulldozer by Israelis and butcher by the Arabs, former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon passed away on Saturday. He was in a state of minimal consciousness for the past 8 years after suffering a stroke in 2006. He will be laid to rest on Monday at his...
  • What would a war on Syria mean for India and the World? September 4, 2013

    Israel's joint missile test in the Mediterraneam Sea raised fear of an attack on Syria. The world was spooked after Russia on Tuesday detected the launch of two ballistic "objects". The Indian markets plunged 650 points and the rupee breached 68 marks against the US dollar following the reports. ...
  • Conflict between Israel-Syria heats up May 6, 2013

    Israel has deployed two anti-missile batteries close to the Syrian border. The move follows another strike from the air against targets in Syria. State TV says Israel was behind the attack that targeted a military research site northeast of Damascus. Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister is calling the strike a "declaration...
  • Palestinians deserve a separate state: Barack Obama March 22, 2013

    US president Barack Obama on his visit to Israel said that Palestinians deserve a separate state. Obama made the statement while addressing Israeli students on his visit to Jerusalem. ...
  • Will continue to resist Israel: Hamas chief November 25, 2012

    A fragile truce between Israel and Hamas appears to be holding. But Hamas' political chief Khaled Meshaal says they will continue to resist Israel, accusing Tel Aviv of rejecting peace. ...
  • Gaza: Families struggle between survival and their grief November 22, 2012

    A ceasefire between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers took hold after eight days of conflict. ...
  • Ground report from Gaza as Israel-Hamas war enters day 6 November 21, 2012

    At least 111 people have already died in the week-long offensive. Israel is waiting on Egypt's truce efforts before making a move towards a ground invasion on Gaza. ...
  • Every govt has the right for self defence: Ambassador of Israel to India November 20, 2012

    Alon Ushpiz, Ambassador of Israel to India speaks on Iran and truce....
  • Israelis have brought unacceptable conditions: Adli Shaban Sadiq November 20, 2012

    Ambassador of Palestine to India talks about truce with Israel and more. ...
  • Israel bombs Hamas TV office even as truce talks continue November 20, 2012

    The death toll in Gaza has reached 100 as fighting between Israel and Gaza-based militants from Hamas continues. ...
  • Watch: Explosion caught on camera in Gaza November 19, 2012

    Israeli aircraft struck crowded areas in the Gaza Strip and killed a senior militant with a missile strike on a media center on Monday. ...
  • Watch: Gaza Strip fight between Israel and Hamas November 19, 2012

    CNN's Anderson Cooper is reporting from Gaza. An explosion went off just he was giving us this update. ...
  • Iran is endangering the world with N-programme: Israel September 28, 2012

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said that drawing a "clear red line" against Iran was the only way to stop it from acquiring nuclear weapons. Netanyahu was speaking at the UN General Assembly. Elaborating on his statement, the Israeli PM said that there was little difference between Iran and the...
  • 'Anti-Islam' film is ugly: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad September 24, 2012

    In an exclusive interview to CNN, Ahmadinejad accused the West of abusing the freedom of speech and said a war between Israel and Iran was imminent. ...
  • Israel watching India-Iran developments closely August 30, 2012

    At the NAM summit, India reached out to Iran during talks with President Ahmedinejad and Supreme Leader Ayotollah Khameini. ...
  • News 360: 3 grids collapse, leave 60 cr people powerless July 31, 2012

    Three power lifelines - the north, eastern and north-eastern grids - collapse leaving almost half of India without power. ...
  • Bulgaria releases images of bomber behind attack on Israelis July 20, 2012

    Bulgaria has released CCTV footage of a man suspected of carrying out a deadly suicide bombing of a bus carrying Israeli tourists at Burgas airport on Wednesday. ...
  • Egypt polls: A puppet government in the offing? June 19, 2012

    Even as the Muslim Brotherhood claims that it has won the landmark elections, it won't be real victory for the civilian President-to-be as the military council strips the President of any real powers through its latest decree. ...
  • Israel Embassy blast: India is in touch with Iran, says PC March 31, 2012

    Home Minister P Chidambaram said on Saturday New Delhi was in touch with Iran in order to gain access to some suspects in the Israel Embassy blast case. ...