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Israel trying to thwart UN fact-finding mission on settlements


March 19th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, March 19 (IANS) Israel is taking steps to prevent a Palestinian initiative at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to establish a fact-finding mission on West Bank settlements.According ... Read more...

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Bangkok’s Iranian bomber loses legs, four others injured (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 14 (IANS) At least four bombings in Bangkok Tuesday left five people injured, including an Iranian national who lost both his legs after a bomb he lobbed bounced ... Read more...

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Israel, Egypt to swap prisoners


October 25th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Oct 25 (IANS) Israel and Egypt have agreed on a deal for the exchange of a suspected Israeli spy with 25 Egyptians, the Israeli prime minister's office said.Egyptian security ... Read more...

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Spanish porn site owner sold Twitter user name to Israel for ‘thousands of pounds’


September 15th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.15 (ANI): A user of Twitter has sold his username on the micro-blogging website to Israel for thousands of pounds.Israel Melendez, the owner of a porn site, sold the @Israel username ... Read more...

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Israel will ‘never apologize’ for Gaza flotilla raid


July 5th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 5(ANI): Israel's Foreign Ministry spokesman Yigal Palmor has said that the government will never apologize for the commando raid on the international aid convoy to Gaza.Palmor's comments come after ... Read more...

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Gaza-bound ship refuses Israeli order to change course (Lead)


June 5th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Larnaca, June 5 (DPA) The Israeli Navy made contact early Saturday with a ship headed for the blockaded Gaza Strip but the vessel refused an order to divert to the Israeli ... Read more...

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Israel accuses IAEA of hiding critical information on Iran’s nuclear progress


August 30th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug. 30 (ANI): Israel has accused the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of "hiding critical information on Iran's nuclear progress" despite criticizing the country in its report for defying United Nations ... Read more...

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Israel condemns Swedish report on IDF


August 19th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Aug.19 (ANI): Israel's Foreign Ministry has rejected a story in Sweden's largest circulation daily, Aftonbladet, that accused the Israel Defence Force (IDF) of abducting Palestinians to steal their organs, saying this ... Read more...

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Israel demands explanation from UK on funding political activities


July 30th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, July 30 (ANI): Following a declaration by a British government spokesperson that the UK is funding political activities in Israel, the Jewish country has demanded an answer from Britain. Last week, ... Read more...

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Israel not to cooperate with Gaza war crimes probe


May 29th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 29 (DPA) Israel said Friday it would not cooperate with a United Nations team appointed to investigate into alleged war crimes committed during its 22-day offensive in Gaza. The UN announced ... Read more...

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Israel greatest nuclear threat: Egypt


May 5th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, May 5 (ANI): Egypt has warned Western countries that their nuclear policies, which include pressuring Iran to give up its nuclear program, will fail as long as they ignore Israeli nuclear ... Read more...

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Three in five Israelis want Kadima-Likud unity government


February 17th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.17 (ANI): Three out of every five Israelis want a unity government in the country, The Jerusalem Post quotes a survey, as saying. The survey was conducted among 498 Israelis who ... Read more...

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Israel allows over 300 foreigners to leave Gaza


January 2nd, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 2 (DPA) Israel has permitted some 367 Palestinians with foreign passports to leave the Gaza Strip Friday, according to the foreign ministry. They include 168 people from Russia, 85 ... Read more...

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Israel’s richest man emigrates to Britain, buys 35-million-pound bullet-proof mansion


January 8th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan.8 (ANI): Israel's richest man, Lev Leviev, has emigrated to Britain, where wealthy foreigners are not asked to pay tax on income earned overseas. Leviev officially moved into a 35-million-pound bullet-proof house ... Read more...

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