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  • State of play

    State of play

    The most potent of all the armed non-state actors in West Asia, Hezbollah, is undergoing deep convulsions. The international footprint of the Lebanese Hezbollah, which fought the battle-hardened Israeli army to a standstill in the first decade of the millennium, has certainly grown. But conversely, the militant group is weaker domestically today than it was at any point over the past decade.

    November 22, 2022
  • Netanyahu’s return

    Netanyahu’s return

    Israeli President Isaac Herzog announced last week that he is assigning the task of forming a new government to former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following consultations with leaders of all political parties elected to Parliament in the 1 November election.

    November 17, 2022
  • Benjamin Netanyahu handed over mandate to form new government in Israel

    Benjamin Netanyahu handed over mandate to form new government in Israel

    Netanyahu will be taking up the position of Israel's Prime Minister for a record sixth time.

    November 13, 2022
  • Israel polls: Netanyahu-led alliance wins majority, Lapid concedes defeat

    Israel polls: Netanyahu-led alliance wins majority, Lapid concedes defeat

    As the final thousands of votes were being tallied Thursday evening, Prime Minister Yair Lapid called opposition leader Netanyahu to concede the race and congratulate him on his election victory, The Times of Israel reported.

    November 4, 2022
  • Hamas vows to reach prisoners’ swap deal with Israel

    Hamas vows to reach prisoners’ swap deal with Israel

    The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) has vowed to reach a prisoners' swap deal with Israel to release the Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails.

    October 18, 2022
  • Truce in Gaza

    Truce in Gaza

    Israel has accepted the Egyptian plan for a ceasefire by claiming that it had achieved most of its military objectives during the three-day conflict, which began on Friday afternoon.

    August 10, 2022
  • Truce between Israel, Palestinian militants holds; Gaza crossings reopen

    Truce between Israel, Palestinian militants holds; Gaza crossings reopen

    The Israeli army had not attacked any new targets in the coastal enclave, the spokesperson added.

    August 8, 2022
  • Ceasefire between Israel, Palestinian militants comes into force

    Ceasefire between Israel, Palestinian militants comes into force

    The ceasefire, which both sides had confirmed, came into force at 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, and followed a targeted Israeli military operation that killed several high-ranking PIJ members in the Gaza Strip, including military chief Taisir al-Jabari and Islamic Jihad's southern commander, Khaled Mansour, reports dpa news agency.

    August 8, 2022
  • Biden welcomes ceasefire between Israel, Gaza-based militants

    Biden welcomes ceasefire between Israel, Gaza-based militants

    President Biden said that his support for Israel's security is long-standing and unwavering--including its right to defend itself against attacks.

    August 8, 2022
  • Rocket alert in Jerusalem, with residents reporting explosions

    Rocket alert in Jerusalem, with residents reporting explosions

    According to military reports, warning sirens were sounding around the city in the morning, while residents have reported explosions, reports dpa news agency.

    August 7, 2022
  • Israel claims killing of 2nd Islamic Jihad military chief

    Israel claims killing of 2nd Islamic Jihad military chief

    Israel's army on Sunday announced that it has targeted another military chief from the militant organization Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) in the Gaza Strip.

    August 7, 2022
  • Israel’s military ready for week of operations against Gaza militants

    Israel’s military ready for week of operations against Gaza militants

    Air-raid sirens sounded in several towns in the south of Israel on Saturday morning, according to a military spokesperson, adding that 190 rockets had been fired from the Gaza Strip since Friday, reports dpa news agency.

    August 6, 2022
  • Trilateral tension

    Trilateral tension

     On Thursday, in the immediate aftermath of the agreement, Biden and Lapid mentioned their support for the US-Israeli relationship, not to forget the perceived threat from Iran.

    July 18, 2022
  • Israel hails Saudi decision to open airspace sign of budding normalisation

    Israel hails Saudi decision to open airspace sign of budding normalisation

    Israeli airlines had been banned by Saudi Arabia from flying over the kingdom's airspace, making flights between Israel and Asia longer and costlier.

    July 16, 2022
  • PM Modi to participate in first I2U2 Leaders’ Summit virtually today

    PM Modi to participate in first I2U2 Leaders’ Summit virtually today

    The I2U2 Grouping was conceptualized during the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the four countries held on October 18 last year.

    July 14, 2022
  • Israel in flux

    Israel in flux

    The larger-than-life personality of Mr Netanyahu and an attempt to put on the backburner the fundamental question of Israeli-Palestinian relations.

    July 6, 2022
  • Elections too many

    Elections too many

    The four deadlocked elections in the previous three years were largely referendums on his fitness to serve while facing charges of accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust.

    July 4, 2022