Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Tag Archives: Israel

Netanyahu, UK opposition leader in row over Munich massacre

  . LONDON: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn were locked in a row Tuesday over the Labour MP’s attendance of an event that honoured suspects of the Munich Olympics massacre. Corbyn has been accused of joining in a ceremony which included tributes to members ...

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Jemima shuts down Ghinwa Bhutto over ‘Israel vacation’ tweet

LONDON: Imran Khan’s former wife, Jemima Goldsmith on Sunday shut down Ghinwa Bhutto for her ignorant comments on her family’s vacation. Sharing a picture of Imran’s family on a holiday, Ghinwa wrote on Twitter, “Imran Khan’s family on a visit to the apartheid state of Israel. What does this mean ...

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Israel arrests Italians who painted mural of Palestinian teen

AFP WEST BANK: Israeli forces have arrested two Italians for drawing a giant mural of a Palestinian teenager seen as a symbol of resistance on the separation wall in the occupied West Bank, police said. he roughly four-metre (13 foot) image near Bethlehem in the West Bank depicts Ahed Tamimi, ...

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Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law

JERUSALEM: Israel passed a law on Thursday to declare that only Jews have the right of self-determination in the country, something members of the Arab minority called racist and verging on apartheid. The ‘nation-state’ law, backed by the right-wing government, passed by a vote of 62-55 and two abstentions in ...

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Israeli Police again quiz Netanyahu over corruption

Photo: Reuters JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who faces three investigations over alleged corruption, was questioned again by police over a case involving Israel’s largest telecoms firm on Tuesday. The authorities allege Net­­­anyahu awarded regulatory favours to Bezeq Tele­com Israel in return for favourable coverage of him and his ...

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Prince William arrives in Israel for first royal visit

JERUSALEM: Prince William began the first official visit by a British royal to Israel and the Palestinian Territories on Monday, facing the challenge of navigating deep political and religious divides in a Holy Land once ruled by Britain. William, a 36-year-old grandson of Queen Elizabeth and second in line to the ...

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Israel keeps Gaza residents ‘caged in a toxic slum:’ UN

GENEVA: Israel has systematically deprived Palestinians of their human rights, with 1.9 million in Gaza “caged in a toxic slum from birth to death”, U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said on Friday. Opening a special session of the U.N. Human Rights Council that could set up a commission ...

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Paraguay to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

JERUSALEM: Paraguay will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem by the end of May, a Paraguay government spokesman and the Israeli foreign ministry said on Monday, following the United States and Guatemala. The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest disputes between Israel, which says the city is ...

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Israeli police recommend corruption charges against Netanyahu

JERUSALEM: Israeli police recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two corruption cases, dealing an embarrassing blow to the embattled prime minister that is likely to fuel calls for him to resign. Netanyahu angrily rejected the accusations, which included accepting nearly $300,000 in ...

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1,800 year old mosaic uncovered at Caesarea

JERUSALEM: Israeli archaeologists uncovered a rare 1,800-year-old Roman mosaic in the Caesarea National Park dating between the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD and the equivalent of an ancient shopping mall. The excavation is part of the reconstruction work at the Crusaders-era entrance bridge to the port city and part of ...

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