Israeli

  • Israeli strikes kill more Palestinians; rocket causes huge blaze in Israel 11-07-2014 06:15 PM

    Jerusalem: Israeli air strikes on Gaza killed four more Palestinians before dawn on Friday, raising the death toll from the four day offensive to at least 85, while a Palestinian rocket hit a fuel tanker at an Israeli petrol station causing a huge blaze. Israeli leaders, determined to end Palestinian...
  • Death toll in Gaza reaches 78 as Israelis hint at invasion 11-07-2014 10:16 AM

    Gaza/ Jerusalem: At least 78 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday as militants in the enclave kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other cities. As Israeli officials seemed to hint at a possible invasion by ground...
  • Gaza rockets land deep in Israel as it bombards Palestinian enclave 09-07-2014 08:20 PM

    Gaza/Jerusalem: Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday, and militants kept up rocket fire at Israel's heartland in intensifying warfare that Palestinian officials said has killed at least 38 people in the Hamas-dominated enclave. Missiles from the Iron Dome defence system shot into the sky to intercept...
  • Suspects confess to killing Palestinian teen 07-07-2014 10:26 PM

    Jerusalem: Three Israeli suspects in the killing of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and burned to death last week confessed to the crime on Monday and were re-enacting the incident for authorities, an official said, as the country's leaders raced to contain a public uproar over the slaying. The...
  • Palestinians: Arab teen was burned to death 05-07-2014 05:58 PM

    Jerusalem: The Palestinian attorney general says autopsy results of an Arab teenager who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack show he was burned to death. The charred body of 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was found in a forest after he was seized near his home...
  • Hackers declare "nuclear leak" on Israeli Twitter account 05-07-2014 08:44 AM

    Jerusalem: Hackers posted a bogus announcement of a rocket strike against Israel's Dimona reactor and a possible nuclear leak on a Twitter account used by the Israeli military, which said on Friday it was combating such cyber attacks. The English-language account, @IDF Spokesperson, has 252,000 followers and usually scrolls out...
  • Suspected revenge killing sparks Jerusalem clashes 02-07-2014 06:45 PM

    Jerusalem: The suspected abduction of an Arab teen followed by the discovery of a body in Jerusalem on Wednesday ignited clashes between Israeli police and stone-throwing Palestinians, who saw it as a revenge attack for the killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said...
  • Netanyahu speaks to Abbas about three abducted Israeli teens 17-06-2014 12:25 PM

    Jerusalem: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday and said he expected him to help in efforts to find three Israeli teenagers abducted in the occupied West Bank. "I expect you to help in the return of the kidnapped youngsters and in catching the abductors,"...
  • Israeli leader warns kidnapping saga could drag on 16-06-2014 11:46 PM

    Jerusalem: Israel's prime minister says it could take time to locate three teenagers who went missing nearly four days ago and are believed to have been abducted by Palestinian militants in the West Bank. Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters that the country "has to be prepared for the possibility" that the...
  • Pranab congratulates Israeli president on his election 13-06-2014 05:05 PM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday congratulated Reuven Rivlin on his election as the president of Israel and sought "further strengthening" of cooperation between the two countries in the fields of trade and economy, security, culture and people-to-people exchanges. In a message to Rivlin, Mukherjee said: "On behalf of...
  • India, Russia sign Rs 2,600 crore deal for anti-tank ammunition 31-03-2014 06:50 PM

    New Delhi: India has signed a deal worth over Rs 2,600 crore with Russia to procure 66,000 anti-tank shells to meet the shortfall of critical ammunition faced by its armoured fleet including the latest T-90 tanks. The two sides signed the deal on March 27 for the supply of anti-tank...
  • Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon dies at 85 11-01-2014 06:17 PM

    Tel Aviv: Ariel Sharon, the former Israeli general and prime minister who was in a coma for eight years after he had a stroke at the height of his power, died on Saturday aged 85, Israeli Army Radio said, quoting a relative of his family. The hospital where Sharon was...
  • Apple agrees to $350 mn acquisition of Israeli chipmaker PrimeSense 25-11-2013 12:40 PM

    Bangalore: Apple Inc agreed to buy Israel-based PrimeSense Ltd, a developer of chips that enable three-dimensional machine vision, for about $350 million, Bloomberg reported on Sunday citing a source. PrimeSense's sensing technology, which gives digital devices the ability to observe a scene in three dimensions, was used to help power...
  • Israeli military confirms air attack on Gaza 28-10-2013 04:01 PM

    The Israeli military confirmed on Monday its air strikes on targets in the Gaza Strip following rockets and mortars fired from Gaza into Israel earlier on Monday. "In response to the numerous rockets and mortars launched at Israel in the past 24 hours, Israel Air Force aircraft targeted two concealed...
  • After 3 years, Israel, Palsetine to resume peace talks in US tomorrow 29-07-2013 12:59 PM

    Israeli and Palestinian officials will resume long-stalled peace talks tomorrow, giving US Secretary of State John Kerry his first concrete achievement after six months of shuttle diplomacy. "Secretary Kerry spoke with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and personally extended an invitation to send senior negotiating...
  • Israel army unveils new cyber defence unit 09-07-2013 06:30 AM

    Jerusalem: The Israeli military has offered a peek into one of its most secretive bases, which houses a newly established unit tasked with defending its own networks against mounting cyberspace attacks. Teams of programmers and computer experts, aged 18-22, man the "Cyber War Room," situated at an undisclosed site in...
  • Women Israeli soldiers punished for racy photos 03-06-2013 10:43 AM

    Jerusalem: The Israeli military on Monday said that it has disciplined a group of female soldiers who posed for photos in underwear and combat gear and posted the images on Facebook. The incident was the latest in a string of episodes involving young Israeli soldiers on social media that have...
  • NATO needs plan for Syrian chemical weapons, says Kerry 24-04-2013 07:28 AM

    Brussels: US Secretary of State John Kerry urged NATO on Tuesday to prepare for the possible use of chemical weapons by Syria on the same day that a senior Israeli military intelligence official said Syrian President Bashar Assad had used such weapons in March 2013 in his battle against insurgents....
  • Anonymous targets Israeli websites over Gaza war 20-11-2012 10:58 AM

    Jerusalem: A concerted effort of millions of attempts to cripple Israeli websites during the Gaza conflict has failed, Israel's finance minister said Monday, claiming that the only site that was successfully hacked was back up within minutes. Cyber security experts said that such hacking attempts have become a new aspect...
  • Israeli government websites under mass hacking attack 19-11-2012 09:50 AM

    Jerusalem: More than 44 million hacking attempts have been made on Israeli government web sites since Wednesday when Israel began its Gaza air strikes, the government said on Sunday. Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz said just one hacking attempt was successful on a site he did not want to name, but...
  • Israeli embassy car blast: Kazmi says he was framed 21-10-2012 08:07 AM

    New Delhi: Journalist Syed Mohammad Ahmed Kazmi, who was released on bail after seven months in the Israeli diplomat car attack case on Friday, has claimed that he was framed because he use to regularly make phone calls on Iranian numbers for official purposes. "I was picked up because I...
  • Mirwaiz demands ban on Israeli tourists in Kashmir 07-07-2012 10:30 AM

    Srinagar: Days after a dress code controversy in Kashmir, separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has now demanded a ban on Israeli tourists in the valley. Calling Israel the biggest enemy of Islam, the Mirwaiz raised an objection to the tourism department's road shows in Israel promoting tourism. Kashmir has had...
  • TNT used in bombing of Israeli diplomat's car: CFSL 22-04-2012 02:47 PM

    New Delhi: Trinitrotoluene (TNT), an explosive material, was used in the February 13 bombing of an Israeli diplomat's car in the high-security area of the capital, the Central Forensic Sciences Laboratory (CFSL) said in its report. CFSL experts handed over the report recently to the Delhi Police giving its opinion...
  • Israeli car attack: Kazmi's judicial custody ends 21-04-2012 06:48 AM

    New Delhi: The judicial custody of journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmad Kazmi, who was arrested for his alleged role in the February 13 bomb attack at Israeli diplomat Tal Yehoshua's car, ends on Saturday. Kazmi on March 30 moved a Delhi court for bail. Court sources said Kazmi had sought bail...
  • Embassy car blast: India sends warrant to Iranian 05-04-2012 06:34 PM

    New Delhi: India has sent an arrest warrant for Masoud Sedaghatzadeh, arrested in connection with the botched-up bombing in Bangkok, to Malaysia requesting for his production before court to unravel the conspiracy behind the attack on an Israeli diplomat's car in New Delhi on February 13. Malaysian authorities through diplomatic...
  • Israeli diplomat attack: Kazmi seeks bail 30-03-2012 07:15 PM

    New Delhi: Journalist Syed Mohammed Ahmad Kazmi, arrested for his alleged role in the February 13 bomb attack at Israeli diplomat Tal Yehoshua's car, resulting in critical injuries to her, on Friday moved a Delhi court for bail. Kazmi's bail plea, filed in the court of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod...
  • Israeli car blast: Did the bomber use call girls? 25-03-2012 03:47 PM

    New Delhi: It is a task that the elite special unit of the Delhi Police, engaged in countering terrorism, would have never thought of handling during the course of its sensitive duties. The police is looking for a pimp and two to three call girls who were allegedly engaged by...