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Netanyahu to talk post-US Syria with Trump advisor

Netanyahu to talk post-US Syria with Trump advisor

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister said that he would discuss Iranian ambitions in neighbouring when he meets Sunday evening with US national security advisor in . Bolton arrived in Israel on Saturday night for talks on the future of Syria in the wake of President ‘s decision to withdraw all US […]

Bolton warns Syria against use of chemical weapons

Bolton warns Syria against use of chemical weapons

TEL AVIV: US National Security Advisor John warned the Syrian government that it should not see the impending US military withdrawal from the country as an invitation to use chemical weapons. “There is absolutely no change in the US position against the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime […]

Israeli settlement activity appears to surge in Trump era

Israeli settlement activity appears to surge in Trump era

JERUSALEM: With little resistance from a friendly White House, Israel has launched a new settlement push in the West Bank since President Donald Trump took office, laying the groundwork for what could be the largest construction binge in years, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. The figures, gathered […]

Netanyahu rules out resigning if prosecutors move to indict him

Netanyahu rules out resigning if prosecutors move to indict him

JERUSALEM: Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he would not resign if prosecutors moved to indict him on corruption charges, as authorities probe several cases involving him ahead of April polls. Netanyahu said he would not step down in the event of being summoned for a hearing by the prosecutor general […]

Brazil will move embassy to Jerusalem, Netanyahu says: Report

Brazil will move embassy to Jerusalem, Netanyahu says: Report

RIO De JANEIRO: will move its embassy in Israel to , with only the date of the transfer to be decided, Israeli Prime Minister reportedly said Sunday during a visit to Rio de Janeiro. “It‘s not a question of ‘if‘ but of ‘when‘,” Netanyahu told members of Rio‘s Jewish community, […]

Pope assails greed, pilgrims celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem

Pope assails greed, pilgrims celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM: assailed the “insatiable greed” of today‘s consumerism at the Vatican and pilgrims crowded into the church at the traditional site of Jesus‘s birth in Bethlehem on Tuesday as Christmas celebrations began worldwide. Thousands attended mass on Monday night at the Vatican‘s Saint Peter‘s Basilica, where Pope Francis, the head […]

Turkey, Israel in new war of words

Turkey, Israel in new war of words

ANKARA: on Sunday hit out at Israel‘s “lawless occupation” of Palestinian territory after the Israeli prime minister accused Turkey of “massacres” against in a new war of words. Relations between Turkey and Israel have been tense this year over multiple issues including a controversial law passed by the Israeli parliament […]

Israeli premier‘s son blocked on Facebook for anti-Muslim posts

Israeli premier‘s son blocked on Facebook for anti-Muslim posts

JERUSALEM: Prime Minister ‘s eldest, Yair, has tweeted that blocked his page for 24 hours over apparent anti-Muslim posts and called the leading social network a “dictatorship”. In a message posted Thursday on his Facebook page after deadly Palestinian attacks, had called for “all Muslims (to) leave” Israel. “Do you […]

22 women file plaints against travel agent

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A group of 22 women from the coastal villages of the city has levelled an allegation of against Thumba resident Antony Gomez. Antony, who approached the women from Anchuthengu, Mayyanadu, Perumathura and Valiyathura, promised them jobs as caretakers of elderly in Israel. He also allegedly duped a sum of […]

Australia formally recognises West Jerusalem as Israel‘s capital

Australia formally recognises West Jerusalem as Israel‘s capital

SYDNEY: Australia now recognises as Israel‘s capital, Prime Minister said Saturday, but a contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved. Canberra became one of just a few governments around the world to follow US President ‘s lead and recognise the contested city […]