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Netanyahu's son apologises after tweet offends Indians

Netanyahu's son apologises after tweet offends Indians

Rediff.com28 Jul 2020

On Sunday, the 29-year-old Yair, who is very active on social media and often defends his father's policies, posted a picture of the Hindu goddess Durga, with the face of Liat Ben Ari, the prosecutor in his father's corruption cases, superimposed over the goddess' face. Her many arms were also raised giving the middle finger.

Israel develops key Covid antibody that 'attacks and neutralises' virus

Israel develops key Covid antibody that 'attacks and neutralises' virus

Rediff.com5 May 2020

The statement said that the antibody's development had been completed and that the institute was in the process of patenting the find 'and in the next stage, researchers will approach international companies to produce the antibody on a commercial scale'.

Netanyahu quarantined after aide tested positive for COVID-19

Netanyahu quarantined after aide tested positive for COVID-19

Rediff.com30 Mar 2020

Paluch, Netanyahu's adviser on ultra-Orthodox affairs, tested positive hours after her husband was hospitalised with COVID-19.

Greet with Namaste: Israeli PM amid coronavirus outbreak

Greet with Namaste: Israeli PM amid coronavirus outbreak

Rediff.com5 Mar 2020

At a press conference following a review meeting to fight the spread of coronavirus, Netanyahu said that several measures will be announced to prevent the spread of coronavirus but some simple measures like avoiding the normal handshake while greeting people may possibly be replaced with other forms of greetings like the 'Namaste'.

Indian couple with minor children arrested in Israel

Indian couple with minor children arrested in Israel

Rediff.com7 Nov 2019

Sources at the Indian mission said that the family was taken to the hospital for medical check up and then presented in a court for hearing.

Gandhi's 80-yr-old letter to Jews unveiled in Israel

Gandhi's 80-yr-old letter to Jews unveiled in Israel

Rediff.com27 Sep 2019

Written on the occasion of Rosh Hashana (Jewish new year) on September 1, 1939, the letter also marked the beginning of the World War II when Germany invaded Poland, setting the stage for the despicable atrocities of the Holocaust.

Israel polls: Netanyahu trails as 90% votes counted

Israel polls: Netanyahu trails as 90% votes counted

Rediff.com18 Sep 2019

The Central Election Committee (CEC) said that Blue and White party seemed to be taking a lead over Likud after 91 per cent votes were counted.

Netanyahu thanks Modi for India's vote against Palestinian group

Netanyahu thanks Modi for India's vote against Palestinian group

Rediff.com13 Jun 2019

It is the first time that India has voted on a resolution at the UN that is being perceived as pro-Israel.

Israeli PM Netanyahu to visit India on February 11

Israeli PM Netanyahu to visit India on February 11

Rediff.com30 Jan 2019

Netanyahu visited India in January 2018 while Prime Minister Modi travelled to Tel Aviv in 2017, becoming the first Indian prime minister to tour the Jewish state.

Pak must ensure 26/11 perpetrators brought to justice: Israel

Pak must ensure 26/11 perpetrators brought to justice: Israel

Rediff.com27 Nov 2018

The Israeli diplomat also underlined that the objective of the attack was to cripple the Indian society, economy and culture, as well as the growing bilateral relationship between India and Israel.

'Time heals, but for us the pain has only intensified'

'Time heals, but for us the pain has only intensified'

Rediff.com26 Nov 2018

Grandparents of Moshe Holtzberg, who survived the 26/11 carnage at the age of two, talk of how questions by the now 12-year-old boy only add to their grief.

US opens new embassy in Jerusalem amid 41 deaths in Gaza

US opens new embassy in Jerusalem amid 41 deaths in Gaza

Rediff.com14 May 2018

Palestinians, who protested massively along the Gaza border clashed with Israeli forces.

Netanyahu faces corruption charges, refuses to quit

Netanyahu faces corruption charges, refuses to quit

Rediff.com14 Feb 2018

After a 14-month-long investigation, police announced that it found enough evidence to recommend the state's prosecution to indict 68-year-old Netanyahu.

India hopes to see a sovereign and independent Palestine state soon: PM

India hopes to see a sovereign and independent Palestine state soon: PM

Rediff.com10 Feb 2018

Abbas seeks India's role in peace process as PM Modi visits Palestine.

Modi visit: Palestinian Prez to discuss India's role in peace process

Modi visit: Palestinian Prez to discuss India's role in peace process

Rediff.com9 Feb 2018

He said India can have a possible role in creating a multilateral forum of negotiations between the Palestinians and Israelis.

Ahead of visit, Netanyahu says he's hopeful of expanding ties with India

Ahead of visit, Netanyahu says he's hopeful of expanding ties with India

Rediff.com11 Jan 2018

India in December voted in favour of the UN General Assembly resolution condemning the US for its decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

26/11 survivor Moshe excited about Mumbai 'homecoming'

26/11 survivor Moshe excited about Mumbai 'homecoming'

Rediff.com8 Jan 2018

Moshe, 11, was two-year-old when his parents were killed in the Mumbai attacks at Nariman House (also known as Chabad House) by Pakistan-based LeT terrorists.

Nine years on, a family in Israel prays for 26/11 victims

Nine years on, a family in Israel prays for 26/11 victims

Rediff.com26 Nov 2017

Little Moshe survived the terror onslaught because of his brave Indian nanny Sandra Samuels.

After Jinping and Abe, PM Modi to host Netanyahu in Gujarat

After Jinping and Abe, PM Modi to host Netanyahu in Gujarat

Rediff.com23 Nov 2017

Netanyahu would be received by Modi in Ahmedabad on his arrival on January 14, the sources said.

'OCI cards to all Indians in Israel is Modi's biggest gift to us'

'OCI cards to all Indians in Israel is Modi's biggest gift to us'

Rediff.com6 Jul 2017

The Indian community said that the prime minister surpassed all of their expectations.

Flights, OCI cards: PM's gifts to Indian diaspora in Israel

Flights, OCI cards: PM's gifts to Indian diaspora in Israel

Rediff.com6 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi addressed the Indian diaspora at the Tel Aviv Convention Centre at an event which was also attended by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Modi, Netanyahu sign 7 pacts, vow to do 'much more together' against terror

Modi, Netanyahu sign 7 pacts, vow to do 'much more together' against terror

Rediff.com5 Jul 2017

Modi said during their talks he and Netanyahu agreed to to do much more together to combat terrorism to protect their strategic interests.

Dear Mr Modi, I love you: 26/11 survivor Moshe tells PM

Dear Mr Modi, I love you: 26/11 survivor Moshe tells PM

Rediff.com5 Jul 2017

Modi also met Moshe's Indian nanny Sandra Samuels, who managed to escape with him from the Nariman House which came under attack by Pakistan-based LeT terrorists.

Modi begins 'groundbreaking' visit, Netanyahu says 'historic'

Modi begins 'groundbreaking' visit, Netanyahu says 'historic'

Rediff.com4 Jul 2017

In a break from protocol, Netanyahu received Modi at the Ben-Gurion International Airport.

At Israeli flower farm, 'Modi' the chrysanthemum blooms

At Israeli flower farm, 'Modi' the chrysanthemum blooms

Rediff.com4 Jul 2017

A flower has been named in honour the Indian prime minister.

Israel to roll out red carpet for Modi

Israel to roll out red carpet for Modi

Rediff.com29 Jun 2017

No other foreign leader seems to have been extended such a warm welcome by an Israeli Prime Minister in the past few decades.

Trump in Israel, asks Iran to stop supporting 'terrorists'

Trump in Israel, asks Iran to stop supporting 'terrorists'

Rediff.com22 May 2017

Trump becomes first sitting US President to pray at the Western Wall.

Israel signs historic $2 billion missile deal with India

Israel signs historic $2 billion missile deal with India

Rediff.com7 Apr 2017

In a mega-contract worth over $1.6 billion, state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries will provide advanced medium-range surface-to-air missile systems to the Indian Army.

World leaders bid final farewell to former Israel's Shimon Peres

World leaders bid final farewell to former Israel's Shimon Peres

Rediff.com30 Sep 2016

Leaders from 70 countries, including United States President Barack Obama and Arab politicians, gathered in Jerusalem on Friday to bid farewell to one of the last leaders of Israel's founding generation and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres as his funeral began amid unprecedented security.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies at 93

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies at 93

Rediff.com28 Sep 2016

Peres won the Nobel Peace prize in 1994 for his role negotiating peace accords with the Palestinians.

India, Jordan agree to enhance cooperation against terrorism

India, Jordan agree to enhance cooperation against terrorism

Rediff.com10 Oct 2015

Mukherjee conferred with the Jordanian monarch on a wide variety of subjects, including terrorism, UN Security Council reforms, enhancement of bilateral trade.

Fadnavis hardsells Mumbai as global investment destination

Fadnavis hardsells Mumbai as global investment destination

Rediff.com28 Apr 2015

Mumbai is the financial capital of India, but it has the potential to become global financial centre, says Maharashatra CM Devendra Fadnavis.

Terror in Tel Aviv: Man stabs 12 Israelis aboard bus

Terror in Tel Aviv: Man stabs 12 Israelis aboard bus

Rediff.com21 Jan 2015

At least nine Israelis were stabbed by a 23-year-old Arab man on a bus in Tel Aviv, the latest in a series of 'lone-wolf' terror attacks in which Palestinians have used knives, meat cleavers and vehicles as weapons.

8 killed in Israeli air strikes on day 49 of Gaza war

8 killed in Israeli air strikes on day 49 of Gaza war

Rediff.com25 Aug 2014

Intensifying its military offensive in Gaza, Israel on Monday pounded Hamas targets in the coastal strip with air strikes and tanks, killing at least four Palestinians on the 49th day of the war which has left nearly 2,200 people dead.

Hamas executes 18 Israeli informers as fighting continues

Hamas executes 18 Israeli informers as fighting continues

Rediff.com22 Aug 2014

Israel on Friday pressed ahead with its offensive against Hamas in Gaza, killing at least four Palestinians, even as the militant group executed 18 suspected informers for the Jewish state following the killing of its three top commanders.

Hamas official takes credit for kidnap, murder of Israeli teens

Hamas official takes credit for kidnap, murder of Israeli teens

Rediff.com21 Aug 2014

A senior Hamas official has admitted the militant group's involvement in the kidnapping and murders of three Israeli youngsters which sparked off the current violence in Gaza, contrary to the outfit's earlier claims that it had nothing to do with the killings.

Israel, Palestinians agree to another 72-hour ceasefire

Israel, Palestinians agree to another 72-hour ceasefire

Rediff.com11 Aug 2014

Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas on Monday accepted a new 72-hour Egyptian-brokered ceasefire in yet another attempt to resume efforts to end the deadly month-long fighting that has killed over 2,000 people in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli jets pound targets in Gaza as hostilities escalate

Israeli jets pound targets in Gaza as hostilities escalate

Rediff.com9 Aug 2014

Israeli jets on Saturday pounded over 30 Hamas targets in Gaza, killing five Palestinians, as rocket fire into Israel continued with the month-long conflict that has claimed about 2,000 lives flaring up again after the end of a three-day truce.

Israel hits Gaza again as Palestinians toll rises to 1,650

Israel hits Gaza again as Palestinians toll rises to 1,650

Rediff.com2 Aug 2014

Israel on Saturday carried out fresh attacks on southern Gaza Strip amid a hunt for one of its missing soldiers believed to be captured by Hamas, as the new wave of violence has raised the Palestinians toll to 1,650.

Gaza truce collapses, Israeli solider abducted

Gaza truce collapses, Israeli solider abducted

Rediff.com1 Aug 2014

Massive Israeli shelling killed at least 50 people in the Hamas-ruled Gaza following the collapse of a 72-hour ceasefire shortly after it began on Friday, while two of its soldiers were killed and another was abducted by Palestinian militant groups.

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