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In A First, Israeli Foreign Minister To Visit UAE Next Week

Jun 21, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Israeli foreign Minister Yair Lapid's trip comes after the two countries normalised relations last year in an agreement brokered by the Trump administration

Israel's New Coalition Government Gets To Work Following Netanyahu’s Ouster

Jun 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

On Sunday, Israel's parliament, the Knesset approved the new Bennett-led coalition government, ending Netanyahu's historic 12-year rule.


Israel Parliament Set To Vote On New Govt; Netanyahu’s Reign To End

Naftali Bennett, the head of a small ultranationalist party, will take over as prime minister.

After Detention By Israel, A Pair of Jerusalem Activist Were Freed

Jun 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Al Jazeera's Budeiri was arrested a day after she wore a protective vest marked “press,” and was dragged away by police at a protest in Sheikh Jarrah.


Israeli Space Scientist Succumbed To Death Due To Injuries Caused During The Riots

Avi Har-Even, an 84-year-old rocket scientist, died as a result of injuries sustained when rioters set fire to the Efendi Hotel during the peak of Arab-Jewish violence last month.

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07 June, 2021

Israel Space Scientist Dies After Major Injuries From Last Month Riots

Associated Press (AP)

Avi Har-Even who was hospitalized after suffering burns and smoke inhalation, died on Sunday, confirmed The Haifa Hospital


06 June, 2021

Israel Arrests Palestinian Activist Muna al-Kurd In Sheikh Jarrah

Associated Press (AP)

The arrest Sunday of Muna al-Kurd, confirmed by phone by her father, Nabil, was the latest move by Israeli police to quell several days of tension.


04 June, 2021

UN Agency Withdraws Director From Gaza After Threats Over His Remarks On Israeli Airstrikes

Associated Press (AP)

UN said Gaza director Matthias Schmale and his deputy have been recalled to UNRWA's headquarters in east Jerusalem for “consultations.”


04 June, 2021

Jerusalem Evictions That Triggered Gaza War Could Still Happen

Associated Press (AP)

Rights groups say evictions of Palestinian families could still proceed in the coming months as international attention wanes, potentially igniting another round of bloodshed.


03 June, 2021

Benjamin Netanyahu Opponents Reach Coalition Deal To Oust Israeli

Associated Press (AP)

The dramatic announcement by opposition leader Yair Lapid and his main coalition partner, Naftali Bennett, came shortly before a midnight deadline and prevented the country from plunging into what would have been its fifth consecutive election in just over two years.


02 June, 2021

Benjamin Netanyahu's Opponents Face Unity Government Deadline

Associated Press (AP)

Israeli media reported that there are some lingering disagreements over lower-level political appointments but that Lapid was likely to announce an agreement sometime Wednesday.


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31 May, 2021

Benjamin Netanyahu Could Lose PM Job As Rivals Attempt To Join Forces

Associated Press (AP)

The dramatic announcement by Naftali Bennett, leader of the small hardline Yamina party, set the stage for a series of steps that could push Netanyahu and his dominant Likud party into the opposition in the coming week.


14 May, 2021

‘Will Extract Heavy Price From Hamas’; Israel Threatens Gaza Of Ground Invasion Despite Truce Efforts

Associated Press (AP)

The stepped-up fighting came as communal violence in Israel erupted for a fourth night, with Jewish and Arab mobs clashing in the flashpoint town of Lod.


12 May, 2021

‘Even Women And Children Not Being Spared’: NC Condemns Israeli 'Atrocities' On Palestinians

Naseer Ganai

National Conference leaders Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah expressed their anguish and pain at the ‘Israeli assault’ on Islam’s third holiest site-- Masjid Al Aqsa


08 May, 2021

Over 200 Palestinians Hurt In Al-Aqsa Protests Over Threatened Evictions

Associated Press (AP)

Nightly protests broke out over police restrictions at a popular gathering place and have reignited in recent days over threatened eviction of dozens of Palestinians from their homes in east Jerusalem.


30 April, 2021

Dozens Injured In Stampede At Big Israeli Religious Festival

Associated Press (AP)

The disaster occurred at the main celebrations of Lag BaOmer, a holiday when tens of thousands of people, mostly ultra-Orthodox Jews, gather to honor Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, a 2nd century sage and mystic who is buried there.


25 February, 2021

Pfizer Vaccine 94% Effective In Huge Real-World Study Of 1.2 M People

Associated Press (AP)

Its estimated effectiveness for preventing death was 72% two to three weeks after the first shot, a rate that may improve as immunity builds over time.


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26 November, 2020

Israelis Pay Respects To Victims Of 26/11 Attack, Condemn 'Pakistan-Sponsored Terrorism'

PTI

Israelis, Indian students and caregivers came together to offer tributes to the victims of the Mumbai attacks in Jerusalem, Rehovot and Tel Aviv on Wednesday.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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