Free Press Journal
  • Israel launches missile attack on Damascus airport, Syria responds with projectiles in retaliation

    Jerusalem: The Syrian state media has said that Israeli missiles targetted the Damascus International Airport on Saturday, with the Syrian military launching projectiles in retaliation. “Our air defence systems thwarted an Israeli missile aggression, shooting down a number of enemy missiles,” SANA news agency quoted a military source as saying, citing The Jerusalem Post.

  • Prince William begins Israel visit by honouring Holocaust victims

    Jerusalem: Britain’s Prince William began his Israel tour on Tuesday by visiting a memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, where he paid his respects to those killed at the hands of Nazi Germany during World War II.

  • 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.