‘All sound, no fury’: How Iran failed to breach Israeli air defence

[ad_1] Objects seen in the sky over Israel from Amman in Jordan, after Iran unleashed a drone and missile attack | Photo: REUTERS 4 min read Last Updated : Apr 15 2024 | 9:40 AM IST In its first ever direct attack on Israel to avenge the airstrike on its embassy in Syria, Iran … Read more

Israel ‘successfully’ blocks Iran’s attack, Biden seeks diplomatic response

[ad_1] Israel on Sunday hailed its successful air defences in the face of an unprecedented attack by Iran, saying it and its allies thwarted 99 per cent of the more than 300 drones and missiles launched toward its territory. But regional tensions remain high, amid fears of further escalation in the event of a … Read more

LIVE: BJP to release Sankalp Patra for polls today, PM Modi to be present

[ad_1] 8:39 AM EAM Dr S Jaishankar, Union Min Ashwini Vaishnaw & other BJP leaders arrive at party headquarters in Delhi As BJP prepares to release its Lok Sabha poll manifesto, EAM Dr S Jaishankar, Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and other BJP leaders arrived at the party Headquarters in Delhi today. BJP is set to … Read more

In Amman, life moves in slow motion

[ad_1] In Jordan, which shares a border with Israel and the West Bank, a heavy atmosphere has prevailed since October /news/talking-point/amman-jordan-israel-palestine-conflict-111712737428396.html 111712737428396 story On a Tuesday evening outside the al-Kalouti mosque in Amman, Jordan, a crowd of men, women and children has gathered. They carry Palestinian flags and hold placards that read: “Food, Water and … Read more

Protests erupt in Israel demading Netanyahu’s resignation, early elections

[ad_1] The anti-government protesters have once again stormed the streets in Israel, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and demanding early elections in the country amid its ongoing war with Hamas. The demonstrators took to the streets of Tel Aviv, Caesarea and Haifa on Saturday, according to CNN, where they … Read more

Around 9,000 Gaza patients in need of urgent evacuation abroad: WHO chief

[ad_1] WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Photo: Bloomberg Amid the continuing Israeli onslaught on Gaza in retaliation to the Hamas terror attacks on October 7, last year, and fears of a new front opening up in Rafah amid the ongoing war, World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Saturday said approximately 9,000 patients … Read more

Biden warns Netanyahu not to attack Rafah as Ramadan festivities begin

[ad_1] By Marissa Newman, Gwen Ackerman and Fares Akram US President Joe Biden warned Israel against attacking the city of Rafah in southern Gaza as cease-fire talks with Hamas remained deadlocked at the beginning of Ramadan.   The US hoped for a breakthrough before Islam’s holy month, which began after sundown on … Read more

US will work towards 6-week immediate, sustained ceasefire in Gaza: Biden

[ad_1] US President Joe Biden (Photo: Bloomberg) Greeting the Muslim community across the world on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, US President Joe Biden on Sunday reiterated that the United States will continue working non-stop to establish an immediate and sustained ceasefire for at least six weeks as part of a … Read more

Harris to meet Israeli official in Washington despite Netanyahu’s rebuke | World News – Business Standard

[ad_1] Kamala Harris (Photo: Reuters) Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday is hosting a member of Israel’s wartime Cabinet who is visiting Washington in defiance of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Benny Gantz, a centrist political rival of Netanyahu, is sitting down with several senior Biden administration officials this week, including Harris, Secretary … Read more

Fresh ceasefire calls after Israel attacks Palestinians awaiting food | World News – Business Standard

[ad_1] By Victoria Kim The deaths of scores of Palestinians seeking food aid in northern Gaza on Thursday were met with mounting international calls for a cease-fire and for Israel to take immediate measures to increase the flow of supplies into the territory.  The sequence of events leading up to the mass casualties remained … Read more