Tag: Israel

Netanyahu battles to save weakened ruling coalition

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party denied Friday that he had decided to call a snap election, as…

UN Palestinian agency says overcoming Trump funding cuts

Geneva: The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees has nearly overcome a crippling funding crisis caused by President Donald Trump…

Israel to hold early elections

Jerusalem: Israel will hold early elections, it was announced here on Friday after a meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu…

Netanyahu plots next moves in Israel coalition crisis

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plotted his next moves Thursday after his defence minister resigned over a controversial Gaza…

Israel Defence Minister’s exit spurs demand for elections

Jerusalem: Key ministers from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet called for fresh elections after Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman resigned…

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire: Gaza ministry

Gaza City: A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire in the border area of the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday,…

Israel scared of Hamas strength, forced to agree on ceasefire

Gaza: After worst escalation in years, Palestinian organisation Hamas has agreed on a ceasefire with Israel following truce talks, mediated…

Hamas calls Israel minister’s resignation a ‘victory for Gaza’

GAZA CITY: Islamist movement Hamas called Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman's resignation on Wednesday following a controversial ceasefire deal a…

Israel defence minister says resigning after Gaza ceasefire

JERUSALEM: Israel Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday and called for early elections after a sharp disagreement…

Hamas announces ceasefire with Israel after worst escalation in years

GAZA: Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip have announced an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel after a severe escalation of…

Netanyahu defends Gaza ceasefire after Israeli criticism

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday defended his decision to accept a ceasefire after the worst escalation with…

Israel-Gaza escalation: What you need to know

JERUSALEM: Israel and Palestinian militants in the blockaded Gaza Strip have been exchanging fire in the worst escalation since a…

Turkey urges Israel to ‘immediately stop’ Gaza strikes

Ankara: Turkey on Tuesday called on Israel to "immediately stop" strikes against the Gaza Strip, urging the international community to…

Egypt calls on Israel to end military action in Gaza

Cairo: Egypt on Tuesday called on Israel to end its military action in Gaza, after Palestinian militants in the enclave…

Israel: 300 rockets fired from Gaza Strip

Sderot [Israel]: The Israeli army reported that over 300 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Monday,…

Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket fire, Hamas TV destroyed

Gaza City: Israeli air strikes in Gaza killed three Palestinians and destroyed a Hamas TV building on Monday after a…

Israel boosts security measures in Gaza amid tensions

Jerusalem: The Israeli authorities on Monday tightened security measures around the Gaza Strip following clashes that killed an Army official…

Netanyahu says unaware of corruption linked to submarine deal

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he was unaware of any corruption linked to a deal to buy…

Clash erupts during Israel operation in Gaza, six dead: officials

Gaza City: An exchange of fire erupted during an Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, leaving six…

Netanyahu defends Qatari cash infusion to Gaza

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has defended allowing Qatar to transfer millions of dollars to Hamas-run Gaza despite criticism…