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Syria Reports 2nd Israeli Attack On Vital Port In A Month

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Israeli missiles fired from the Mediterranean struck the Syrian port of Latakia early Tuesday, igniting a fire in the container terminal, Syrian state media reported, in the second such attack on the vital facility this month.

Israel And Palestinian Militants Exchange Bodies Like Bargaining Chips

Oct 08, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said at certain time, holding the remains deterred attacks and would help ensure the return of Israeli captives and remains. However, The Palestinians and human rights groups view it as 'collective punishment'.


Israel Intercepts Rockets Launched From Gaza

Hamas retaliations come right after Israel captured four of the six escaped prisoners from a recent jailbreak.

Israel's New Govt Announces Gestures To Strengthen Palestinian Authority Including USD 150 Million Loan

Aug 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The announcement came a day after Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the first high-level meeting between the two sides in years.


First Palestine And Now Myanmar: New India Sits Out On Issues Of Human Rights At The UN

New Delhi now has little stomach for human rights activism

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16 June, 2021

Israel Launches Airstrikes On Gaza Sites Again

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first such raids since a cease-fire ended the war with Hamas last month.


06 June, 2021

Israel Releases Al Jazeera Reporter Hours After Forceful Detention

Associated Press (AP)

Givara Budeiri was detained by the Israeli border police on Saturday in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood, where she had been wearing body armour marked ‘press’


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.


22 May, 2021

Two-State Solution Only Answer To Resolve Conflict, Says Biden While Reaffirming Support To Israel

Associated Press (AP)

‘Until the region says unequivocally they acknowledge the right of Israel to exist as an independent Jewish state, there will be no peace,’ US President Joe Biden said


21 May, 2021

Ceasefire Changes Nothing; Palestinian Leadership Vacuum Gives Bully Israel A Free Hand

Ruben Banerjee

Though the myriad groups claim to speak for their people, the Palestinians have not really found their voice. Nor is anyone actually willing to listen to them.


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21 May, 2021

Israel, Hamas Agree To Ceasefire After 11 Days Of Destruction

Associated Press (AP)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced angry accusations from his hard-line, right-wing base that he stopped the operation too soon.


20 May, 2021

‘Actively Engaged In Mediation’: China On Middle East Violence

Outlook Web Bureau

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said a special envoy for the Middle East was calling for an immediate ceasefire and reiterating (China's) firm commitment to the two-state solution.


20 May, 2021

Gaza's Health System Suffers Under Repeated Wars, Israeli Bombardment

Associated Press (AP)

Hospitals in Gaza have been overwhelmed with waves of dead and wounded from Israel's bombardment.


17 May, 2021

Israel Hasn’t Provided Evidence Of Hamas Operations In Media Building Destroyed In Gaza: Blinken

Associated Press (AP)

Last week, Israel destroyed a building housing The Associated Press and Al Jazeera in Gaza and claimed that Hamas used the building for a military intelligence office.


16 May, 2021

Israeli Airstrikes Kill 42 In Gaza, PM Benjamin Netanyahu Warns Of Prolonged War

Associated Press (AP)

The Israeli air assault early Sunday was the deadliest single attack on Gaza since the devastating 2014 Israel-Hamas war


16 May, 2021

Israel Bombs Hamas Leader’s Home In Gaza; Family Of 10 Killed

Associated Press (AP)

The week of deadly violence, set off by a Hamas rocket Monday, came after weeks of mounting tensions and heavy-handed Israeli measures in contested Jerusalem.


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15 May, 2021

Body Of Kerala Nurse Killed In Israel Rocket Attack Reaches India

Outlook Web Bureau

Minister of External Affairs V. Muraleedharan was personally present to receive the remains.


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.

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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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