Free Press Journal
  • Israeli army says has hit ‘dozens’ of Iranian military targets in Syria

    Jerusalem: Israel’s army said today it hit dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria overnight after rocket and missile fire toward its forces it blamed on Iran, marking a sharp escalation in tensions.  “The (Israeli military) has struck dozens of Iranian military targets in Syria,” Israeli military spokesman Jonathan Conricus told journalists.

  • Shuttler Praneeth has it easy

    Sydney : India’s B. Sai Praneeth defeated Misha Zilberman of Israel in straight games in the opening round of the Australian Open badminton tournament here on Wednesday.

  • Israel strikes six Hamas military targets

    Jerusalem: The Israeli military fighter jets have targeted six military targets belonging to Hamas’s naval force in the northern Gaza Strip, said the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). The IDF said the strike on Friday night came in response to “terror activity and mass attempt to infiltrate into Israeli territory earlier in the day”, Xinhua news agency reported.

  • In Israel, nine teenagers get killed due to a flash flood

    Jerusalem: In a tragic incident, at least nine Israeli teenagers have been killed and one is missing after a flash flood swept them away on Thursday while they were hiking near the Dead Sea. According to the officials, two youths were hospitalised for hypothermia and other injuries, and 13 were rescued unharmed, reported the New York Times.

  • Syrian air defences respond to missile attack on two airbases

    Damascus: Syrian air defences responded to a missile strike, believed to be carried out by Israel, that targeted two airbases in Syria after midnight on Tuesday, according to the War Media, the media wing of the Syrian army.

  • US-led strikes on Syria justified: Israeli official

    Jerusalem: Punitive US-led strikes on Syria are justified because of the “murderous actions” of the Damascus government, an Israeli official said today. “Last year (US) President Donald Trump said that the use of chemical weapons would violate a red line. This night, under America’s guidance, the United States, France and Britain acted accordingly (because) Syria continues to carry out its murderous actions,” the official, who declined to be identified, said.

  • Israel commemorates Holocaust victims

    Jerusalem: Israel came to a standstill today as sirens wailed across the country to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day in memory of the six million Jews killed by Nazi Germany during World War II. Vehicles halted on streets and highways as Israelis stepped out and stood on the roads with heads bowed down.

  • Bhopal, madhya pradesh, Israel, two agriculture centres of excellence, Israel government

    Bhopal: Israel to set up farm centres of excellence in MP

    Bhopal: The Israel government would set up two agriculture centres of excellence in Madhya Pradesh to educate progressive farmers, said Israel government’s consul general Ya’akov Finkelstein on Thursday. The consul who was on a two-day tour to the state told media persons that the Israel government would provide the technical support to the state government which would give the land and other infrastructures to set up the centres. The state government is

  • US is India’s 2nd biggest arms supplier, Israel 3rd says a report

    United Nations: As New Delhi diversifies its arms purchases, the US is rapidly increasing its arms sales to India, emerging over the last five years as its second biggest supplier by providing 15 per cent of its weapons imports, a study by Sipri said.

  • US to shift its embassy to Jerusalem in May

    Washington: The United States will officially move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in Israel in May, the US State Department announced on Friday.

  • Modi reaches out to West Asia

    Pundits and politicians inclined always to look for reasons to criticise the Prime Minister, rushing to berate him even for crimes he did not commit, have reason to revise his view of how he has conducted India’s foreign relations. Thus, last year when Modi paid a State visit to Israel, the entire secularist-leftist crowd came down with a tonne of bricks, accusing him of not visiting the Palestine territories.

  • Israelis, Palestinians don’t want peace: US President Donald Trump

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has declined to give a timeline for releasing Washington’s plan for peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, saying that neither party was committed to the process, the media reported. “We are going to see what goes on,” Trump told the Israel Hayom daily in an interview released on Sunday.

  • India’s improved ties with Israel could benefit Palestine: Expert View

    Ramallah (West Bank): India’s improved relations with Israel could actually benefit Palestine, experts said here, underlining that the Palestinian leadership sees an opportunity in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit in reviving the peace process with Israel.

  • Palestinians await Modi’s historic visit to Ramallah: Official

    Jerusalem : Describing India as a “rising economic superpower”, a top Palestinian official on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “historic” visit to the West Bank next month will not only further strengthen ties but also enhance economic engagement between the two sides.

  • Change in the face of backlash

    FOR the longest possible time, Indian diplomacy has run scared of facing the truth over Israel because of the fear of a Muslim backlash at home and recriminations against migrant Indian workers in the Islamic nations of West Asia. Someone had to take the bull by the horn and end this nonsense.