Free Press Journal
  • Israeli police grill Netanyahu     in new cases      

    Jerusalem : Israeli police on Friday arrived at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s home where media reports said they were to question him for an eighth time over allegations of fraud and bribery.

  • 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.

  • Now, Israeli PM Netanyahu faces corruption charges, refuses to quit

    After a 14-month-long investigation, police announced that it found enough evidence to recommend the state’s prosecution to indict 68-year-old Netanyahu. The two time premier, faces prosecution in two corruption cases: a gifts-for-favours affair known as Case 1000, and a second scandal, called Case 2000, in which he is suspected of back-room dealings with Arnon Mozes, publisher of the popular newspaper Yediot Aharonot.

  • 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.

  • Netanyahu’s son under fire after ‘strip club’ tape

    Jerusalem : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son has been caught on tape seemingly drunk outside a strip club talking about a key natural gas deal, leading to political fallout on Tuesday.

  • Moshe feels emotional about visiting Mumbai

    Jerusalem : Moshe Holtzberg, the Israeli child who as a toddler survived the 2008 terror attack at a Jewish centre in Mumbai, is feeling “emotional and excited” as he prepares for his “homecoming” during the four day visit to India by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next week.

  • India cancels $500 mn defence deal, says top Israeli arms firm

    The company recently inaugurated its facilities in Hyderabad where the project was to be executed but company sources said that it is “designed to accommodate a number of other projects Rafael is engaged in with its Indian partners”. As per the original proposal, India had planned to acquire the ATGMs for the Army at a cost of USD 500 million.

  • Palestine recalls US ambassador after Trump’s Jerusalem move

    Jerusalem : The Palestinian government has recalled its United States ambassador following US President Donald Trump’s controversial decision of recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel a few weeks ago.

  • Jerusalem: Israel plans ‘Trump station’ near Western Wall

    Jerusalem: Israel’s Transport Minister wants to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem’s Old City and name a station next to the Western Wall after US President Donald Trump.  Yisrael Katz said he wanted to honour the US president for his decision to recognise the city as Israel’s capital, BBC reported on Wednesday.

  • Israel lawmaker given security after insulting Palestinians            

    Jerusalem : Israel’s parliament has decided to give a controversial right-wing lawmaker a security detail after a widely-shared video showed him insulting Palestinians heading to visit detained relatives, a spokesman has said. Oren Hazan, a provocative figure from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, dispensed the abuse on Monday after boarding a bus of Palestinians allowed to exit the Gaza Strip to see family members held in an Israeli jail. “Your relatives

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    Bhopal: Jamiat Ulma protests US bid to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

    Bhopal: Jamiat Ulma, Madhya Pradesh, staged a protest at Iqbal Maidan on Friday, against United States President Donald Trump for recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. It demanded that union government should condemn the US administration for this move. The organisation appealed to support Palestine’s recognition as an independent state.

  • Fresh anti-Trump protests in Palestinian territories

    Qalandiya (Palestinian Territories): At least nine Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli troops today as fresh protests broke out over US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, hospital sources said.

  • US vetoes UN Security Council draft resolution on Jerusalem status

    United Nations: The US on Monday vetoed a Security Council draft resolution on the status of Jerusalem. All other 14 members of the Security Council voted in favour of the Egyptian-drafted text. But as the US, which is a permanent member of the Security Council, has veto power, the draft resolution failed to be adopted.

  • United Nations to vote tomorrow on measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

    United Nations: The UN Security Council will vote tomorrow on a draft resolution that would reject USPresident Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, diplomats said. Egypt requested the vote today, a day after it presented the measure that is likely to be vetoed by the United States. Breaking with international consensus, Trump this month announced that he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US

  • Palestinians have right to east Jerusalem as capital: Saudi

    Riyadh: Palestinians have the right to Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem as their capital, Saudi King Salman said today, echoing calls at an Islamic summit in Istanbul from which he had stayed away.

  • Egyptian president stresses necessity to preserve Jerusalem status

    Cairo: Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has stressed his country’s firm stance on the necessity of preserving the legal and historical status of Jerusalem in a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Cairo.