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17 December, 2017 6:39 PM Jerusalem will continue to remain Israel's capital forever, says envoy

Kolkata: Israel's Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon has asserted that Jerusalem would continue to remain the capital of Israel for eternity. "It is fact that Jerusalem has been the capital of the Jewish people for 5,000 years. Jerusalem is the capital of the modern state of Israel for 70 years," Carmon said." Jerusalem is the capital of the Jewish state 26

17 December, 2017 2:22 PM Thousands rally in Pakistan against Trump’s Jerusalem move

Thousands of Islamists have rallied in two major cities in Pakistan to condemn U.S. President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem Israel’s capital. Supporters of the Jamaat-e-Islami party in Karachi and advocates of U.S.-wanted Islamist Hafiz Saeed in Lahore dispersed peacefully after rallying on Sunday for the Palestinian cause. Protests have persisted 35

16 December, 2017 6:45 AM Miss Iraq's Family Forced To Flee Country After Selfie With Miss Israel

Miss Iraq and Miss Israel took a selfie together at the Miss Universe pageant. It went viral. Then, Miss Iraq's family started getting death threats Miss Iraq Sarah Idan's family was forced to flee the country after receiving death threats over a selfie the beauty queen took with Miss Israel during the Miss Universe pageant last month. Iraq does not recognise 50

15 December, 2017 5:10 PM Chess: India Green needs to bounce back

For India’s dream team, its campaign thus far at the World Youth Chess Olympiad has bordered on a nightmare. India Green, which contains two of the most promising talents in world chess at the moment in Nihal Sarin and R. Praggnanandhaa besides Grandmaster Aryan Chopra, is tied for the fourth to seventh places, going into Saturday’s sixth round after 13

15 December, 2017 12:39 PM Palestinians-Israelis clash as Jerusalem fallout continues

Palestinian protesters are scuffling with Israeli forces as fallout continues over President Donald Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week. Following Muslim prayers on Friday, Palestinians threw rocks at Israeli troops who responded with tear gas in the West Bank. Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Kidra said five Palestinians 27

15 December, 2017 11:14 AM Islamic State warns of attacks against United States in response to Jerusalem decision

Islamic State has said it would carry out operations and showed images of New York`s Times Square and what appeared to be an explosive bomb belt and detonator. Cairo: Islamic State (IS) threatened attacks on US soil in retaliation for the Trump administration`s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, one of the group`s social media 48

14 December, 2017 2:49 AM Israel strikes Hamas targets after Gaza rocket fire

GAZA CITY: Israel carried out a series of air strikes against Islamist group Hamas in Gaza early Thursday, the army said, hours after rockets were fired at the Jewish state from the Palestinian enclave. In a statement, the Israeli army said they had targeted three Hamas military facilities in different parts of the Gaza Strip, which Hamas controls 71

13 December, 2017 4:46 PM Will Go To Security Council Over Full UN Membership: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas, who spoke at an extraordinary meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul, did not elaborate on how the Palestinians intended to become a full member state. Cairo: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday the Palestinians will "go to the United Nations Security Council" over full UN membership after the US decided 68

13 December, 2017 12:40 PM Palestinians have right to east Jerusalem as capital: Saudi King Salman

Last week, the United States had recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Palestinians have the right to Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem as their capital, Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Wednesday, echoing calls at an Islamic summit in Istanbul from which he had stayed away. "The kingdom has called for a political solution to resolve regional crises 35

11 December, 2017 7:08 PM Netanyahu accuses Erdogan of helping 'terrorists'

"I am not used to receiving lectures about morality from a leader who bombs Kurdish villagers in his native Turkey," Netanyahu said. PARIS: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit back at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday after he labelled Israel a "state that kills children," calling him a leader who bombs Kurdish villagers and supports 37