Aug 07, 2021 12:04 PM IST
The last time such an attack took place, on July 25, the Israeli army retaliated with air strikes on targets of the Islamist movement Hamas, which rules the Palestinian enclave.
- May 26, 2021 01:38 PM IST
If the Palestinians — who have been under occupation for three generations now — are deprived in every walk in life, how will they be able to produce the sagacious stalwarts, intellectual thinkers and nation builders?
- May 24, 2021 11:36 AM IST
The devastation caused by the current Israeli air attacks has added massively to Gaza’s infrastructure problems and vast amounts of foreign aid will be necessary over the coming years. It is not clear who will provide the funding. The Gulf states, especially Qatar, can be expected to provide considerable assistance, but aid from the European Union and elsewhere is more problematic.
- May 21, 2021 03:00 PM IST
It’s bad enough that there is no end in sight for this decades-old Israel-Palestine conflict; what makes it worse is that this fresh round takes place during a pandemic
- May 21, 2021 08:17 AM IST
Israel-Palestine News Highlights: Israel claimed to inflict heavy damage on Hamas but once again was unable to halt the Islamic militant group's nonstop rocket barrages. Hamas, the Islamic militant group sworn to Israel’s destruction, also claimed victory.
- May 21, 2021 07:25 AM IST
Hamas, the Islamic militant group sworn to Israel’s destruction, also claimed victory.
- May 20, 2021 07:57 AM IST
U.S. President Joe Biden urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to seek a "de-escalation" on Wednesday on the path to a ceasefire. An Egyptian security source said the sides had agreed in principle to a ceasefire after help from mediators but that details were still being negotiated in secret.
- May 18, 2021 03:26 PM IST
Israel says Hamas is using Palestinian civilians as human shields, while critics say Israel is using disproportionate force. Who’s right? It’s hard to say, especially in the fog of battle.
- May 18, 2021 09:53 AM IST
Biden welcomed efforts to address inter-communal violence and to bring calm to Jerusalem, the White House said in a readout of the call.
- May 15, 2021 06:24 PM IST
As the escalating violence ignites riots in mixed Jewish-Arab towns in Israel and spurs wide unrest in the West Bank, what do both sides want to achieve in the worst flare-up of violence since 2014?
- May 15, 2021 01:06 PM IST
'In all, six of my relatives, three close friends and several colleagues have died in the three bloody wars and countless battles between Israel and Hamas.'
- May 14, 2021 09:11 PM IST
The idea that Israeli civilians can survive attack under Iron Dome’s protection has let Israeli leaders cling to the delusion that there is no need for them to urgently pursue political solutions.
- May 12, 2021 03:56 PM IST
The Kerala origin woman hailing from Idduki district was killed in a Palestinian rocket strike on May 11, her family members have alleged. They have claimed that the rocket fell on Soumya Santosh’s residence in the city of Ashkelon.
- May 11, 2021 12:16 PM IST
On May 11 Israeli army said it hit 130 'military targets' in Gaza in retaliation, after Palestinian militant groups launched rockets towards Israel. The recent clashes began at the start of Ramadan on April 12.
- May 06, 2020 09:19 PM IST
Most of Gaza’s households buy water from private vendors who desalinate water at small-scale stations. But experts warn this water is impure. UNICEF estimates two-thirds of this water is already contaminated by the time it is delivered.
- Jan 31, 2020 03:56 PM IST
The consequences of America’s poor understanding of West Asia are there to see in Iraq and Libya, among other states in the region. Trump’s ‘Middle East’ plan is an extension of that myopia.
- Jan 31, 2020 11:07 AM IST
Following Trump’s plan, Palestine has elicited little support, with many major Arab countries ignoring it till now. In short, the Palestinian negotiating position has never been weaker, and it will never get stronger.
- Nov 16, 2019 11:30 AM IST
"Two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israeli territory" and were intercepted by air defences, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) said.
- Aug 21, 2019 04:10 PM IST
An increased number of Islamist terror organisations are exploiting and experimenting with digital coin technology for terror financing
- May 09, 2019 12:44 PM IST
Shifts in law happen when one repeatedly breaks the law and makes it the new normal. Is Israel’s military response to Hamas’ cyber-attacks one such event?
- May 07, 2019 12:34 PM IST
The authority led by president Mahmud Abbas has been hit by the cutting of two of its leading sources of revenues.
- Jan 23, 2019 11:50 AM IST
The incidents signalled a rise in tensions after weeks of relative calm thanks to an informal truce between Israel and Islamist movement Hamas, which runs the Gaza Strip.
- Jan 07, 2019 01:15 PM IST
The Israeli air defence system intercepted the rocket which was fired overnight from the Hamas-ruled coastal enclave, the army.
- Aug 20, 2014 08:38 AM IST
The Israeli military would not specify any of the targets of some 30 attacks across Gaza it said was in response to rocket fire aimed at Israel.
- Apr 03, 2013 08:38 AM IST
Israel launched an air strike on the Palestinian Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the first such attack since an eight-day war in November, Hamas, the Islamist movement that controls the territory, and Israel's military said.