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Explosions light up the night sky above buildings in Gaza City as Israeli forces shell the Palestinian enclave, early on August 22, 2021. (AFP)
Explosions light up the night sky above buildings in Gaza City as Israeli forces shell the Palestinian enclave, early on August 22, 2021. (AFP)

Israel bombs Gaza after violent clashes along border

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2021 12:24 PM IST
The Israeli military said it carried out airstrikes against four weapons sites and that it had reinforced its Gaza division with additional troops.
Explosions light-up the night sky above buildings in Gaza City as Israeli forces shell the Palestinian enclave.(AFP)
Explosions light-up the night sky above buildings in Gaza City as Israeli forces shell the Palestinian enclave.(AFP)

Israel-Gaza violence erupts for first time since end of last month's fighting

Reuters | , Gaza
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2021 05:56 AM IST
The flare-up, a first test for Israel's new government, followed a march in East Jerusalem on Tuesday by Jewish nationalists that had drawn threats of action by Hamas, the ruling militant group in Gaza.
Lod, about 16 kilometers (10 miles) southeast of Tel Aviv, next to the main international airport, is home to 77,000 people.(AP Photo/David Goldman)(AP)
Lod, about 16 kilometers (10 miles) southeast of Tel Aviv, next to the main international airport, is home to 77,000 people.(AP Photo/David Goldman)(AP)

Mixed Israeli city of Arabs and Jews remains on edge after violence

AP | , Lod, Israel
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 12:36 PM IST
  • Lod is home to 77,000 people. About a third are Arabs — many of them descendants of Palestinians who formed the majority of the city before a mass expulsion amid the 1948 war around Israel's creation.
Isaac Herzog(AFP)
Isaac Herzog(AFP)

Amid tension with Palestine, Israel appoints Isaac Herzog as new President

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shivani Kumar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2021 11:31 AM IST
The President's role in Israel is largely ceremonial and mostly meant to promote unity among ethnic and religious groups of the country.
Al-Aqsa Mosque complex, is one of the most sensitive sites in the Middle East conflict and a buildup of clashes there earlier in May touched off the Israel-Hamas conflict(AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)(AP)
Al-Aqsa Mosque complex, is one of the most sensitive sites in the Middle East conflict and a buildup of clashes there earlier in May touched off the Israel-Hamas conflict(AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)(AP)

Palestinians clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem hours after ceasefire

Reuters | , Jerusalem
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2021 05:43 PM IST
Reuters eyewitness said Palestinians threw stones and Molotov cocktails towards police near the Al-Aqsa Mosque complex, which sits atop the Old City plateau
The fighting meant many Palestinians in Gaza could not mark the Eid al-Fitr festival at Ramadan's conclusion. On Friday, throughout Gaza, postponed Eid al-Fitr meals were held instead. (Photo by ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)(AFP)
The fighting meant many Palestinians in Gaza could not mark the Eid al-Fitr festival at Ramadan's conclusion. On Friday, throughout Gaza, postponed Eid al-Fitr meals were held instead. (Photo by ABBAS MOMANI / AFP)(AFP)

Israel-Hamas truce takes hold, Palestinians celebrate

Reuters | , Gaza/jerusalem
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2021 10:18 AM IST
  • Palestinians, many of whom had spent 11 days huddled in fear of Israeli shelling, poured into Gaza's streets. Mosque loud-speakers feted "the victory of the resistance achieved over the Occupation (Israel)."
Worried hostilities could spiral out of control, the United States is sending an envoy to the region.(AFP)
Worried hostilities could spiral out of control, the United States is sending an envoy to the region.(AFP)

US objects to UN meeting on Israel, Gaza on Friday: Officials

Reuters | , New York
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2021 11:46 PM IST
The United States, a close ally of Israel, cited diplomatic efforts as the reason for the objection, saying a council discussion would not be productive, but left the door open for a possible meeting on Tuesday, the diplomats said.
Thirty-two-year-old Soumya Santosh, who hailed from Idukki, had been working in Israel for the last seven years. (ANI Photo)
Thirty-two-year-old Soumya Santosh, who hailed from Idukki, had been working in Israel for the last seven years. (ANI Photo)

Israel official offers help to family of Kerala woman killed in rocket attack

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 08:51 PM IST
  • “The family will be taken care of by the Israeli authorities in compensation for what happened, although nothing can ever compensate for the loss of a mother and wife,” said Rony Yedidia Clein
Palestinians carry a wounded protestor during clashes with Israeli security forces as they protest along the border with Israel east of Gaza City to commemorate Land Day on Friday.(AFP Photo)
Palestinians carry a wounded protestor during clashes with Israeli security forces as they protest along the border with Israel east of Gaza City to commemorate Land Day on Friday.(AFP Photo)

Israeli forces kill 9 Palestinians, injure hundreds along Gaza border: Medics

Reuters, Gaza-Israel border | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 09:59 PM IST
Tens of thousands of Palestinians, pressing for a right of return for refugees to what is now Israel, gathered at five locations along the fenced 65-km frontier where tents were erected for a planned six-week protest.
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