Israel

Iron Dome defence system explained: Why Hamas rockets fail to hit targets in Israel?

Ever wondered how Isreal almost always stops the countless Hamas rockets from hurting its populated areas? The Hamas personnel launch hundreds of mid to long-range projectiles in a matter of hours but fails to cause damage at the rival side. The credit of safeguarding Israeli civilians from the enemy rockets goes to the Iron Dome defence system. As Hamas and Israeli forces have opened a new chapter in the long history of their blood-stained rivalry, here is everything you need to know about the Iron Dome system.

published on : 12th May 2021

Airstrikes & Explosions: Clashes continue as Israel-Palestine tensions soar

Rockets streamed out of Gaza and Israel pounded the territory with airstrikes as the most severe outbreak of violence since the 2014 war took on many of the hallmarks of that devastating 50-day conflict, with no endgame in sight.

published on : 12th May 2021

Cleopatra controversy explained: Is Jewish Gal Gadot becoming Egyptian queen in reel unfair 'whitewashing'?

Actor Gal Gadot finds herself at the centre of a storm following the announcement of her reunion with 'Wonder Woman' director  Patty Jenkins for Paramount Pictures' upcoming biopic 'Cleopatra'. Gadot, 35, will play the titular role of the last ruler of Egypt's Ptolemaic Kingdom in the film. 

published on : 25th October 2020

IN PHOTOS: Israeli forces kill 55 Palestine protestors at Gaza border as anger mounts over US embassy opening in Jerusalem

In a jarring contrast, Israeli forces shot and killed at least 55 Palestinians and wounded more than 1,200 during mass protests Monday along the Gaza border, while just a few miles away Israel and the U.S. held a festive inauguration ceremony for the new American Embassy in contested Jerusalem.

published on : 15th May 2018

Clashes leave 16 Palestinians dead and hundreds injured near Israel border

Clashes erupted as tens of thousands of Gazans marched near the Israeli border in a major protest on Friday, leaving 16 Palestinians dead.

published on : 31st March 2018

Palestinians launch mass protest at Gaza-Israel border  

Dozens of Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops on the Gaza border in protests called for by the militant Hamas group that rules the coastal strip.

published on : 30th March 2018

IN PICTURES: Narendra Modi-Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's roadshow in Ahmedabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on an eight-km long roadshow from the airport to Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.

published on : 17th January 2018

Donald Trump steps into 2018 with fresh foreign fights on Twitter 

Trump is storming into the new year in exceptionally aggressive fashion, picking fresh fights on Twitter with such speed that his aides, international partners and the public are struggling to catch up.

published on : 5th January 2018

PM Modi embraces Israel, and the world, in his famous ‘jadoo ki jhappi’ 

PM's embrace has become a signature move in greeting global leaders and celebrities alike.

published on : 27th June 2017

World leaders eulogize former Israeli President Shimon Peres at funeral

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas also paid his respects at the funeral held in Jerusalem.

published on : 30th September 2016