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Top UN envoy 'encouraged’ by recent engagement of Israeli and Palestinian officials

New York: The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process told the Security Council on Wednesday that he was “encouraged” by the recent engagement of senior Israeli and Palestinian officials.

Iran nuclear programme at ‘critical point’, Israeli Prime Minister warns

New York: With Iran’s nuclear programme at a “watershed moment”, the country must be stopped from acquiring a nuclear weapon, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday in his inaugural speech to the UN General Assembly.

Israel-Palestine: Waste no opportunity for ‘serious’ political negotiation, envoy urges

New York: The top UN envoy for the Middle East peace process told the UN Security Council on Monday that three months after the deadly escalation in violence between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip, the situation there remains tense.

Israel's PM Naftali Bennett receives 3rd dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Jerusalem/UNI/Xinhua: Israel's Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Friday received the third dose of the coronavirus vaccine, the state's Prime Minister's Office said.

UN experts urge Israel to ‘protect and encourage’ Palestine rights defenders

New York: UN Human Rights Council-appointed experts expressed deep concern on Friday over Israeli military interference in the work of a well-known, independent Palestinian child rights organization, in the occupied West Bank.

Escalating Lebanon-Israel aggressions provoking ‘very dangerous situation’

New York: The UN Interim Force in Lebanon, UNIFIL, said on Friday that escalating hostilities over the past two days involving Lebanese and Israeli forces have created “a very dangerous situation” in the volatile border region.

Israeli scholars highlight emerging contours of Israel’s ‘periphery doctrine' at webinar

Israeli scholars at a recent webinar organised by India-based security affairs think tank Usanas Foundation said the "periphery doctrine" followed by the Jewish nation once now has completely reshaped with the normalisation of relations with the erstwhile enemy countries of the Middle East, driven by today's geopolitics and energy politics in the region.

Israeli military targets Hamas weapons manufacturing site after arson balloon launch

Tel Aviv/UNI/Sputnik: The Israeli military launched an attack on a Hamas weapons manufacturing site in response to arson balloon launches from the Gaza Strip, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said.

Israel now opens Consulate in Dubai

Tel Aviv/UNI/Sputnik: Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid inaugurated the Consulate General in Dubai on Wednesday.

IDF confirms carrying out strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza

Tel Aviv/UNI: The Israel Defense Forces(IDF) has confirmed carrying out strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza strip in retaliation to what it described as arson balloons attacks launched from the area.

Israel launches air raids in Gaza Strip

Tel Aviv: Retaliating the incendiary balloons fired from the territory, Israel has  launched air strikes against Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, media reports said on Wednesday.

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted after 12 yr-rule; Naftali Bennett new PM of Israel

Jerusalem/IBNS: The opposition in Israel has managed to stitch an alliance and oust Benjamin Netanyahu, the country's prime minister of 12 years, and replace him with Naftali Bennett, according to news agency AFP.

UNRWA chief calls for ‘clear and unequivocal guarantees’ on staff safety in Hamas-controlled Gaza

New York: The head of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) has called for “clear and unequivocal guarantees” over the safety and security of staff working to restore critical services in Gaza, following last month’s conflict between Israel and militant group Hamas, which controls the occupied enclave.

Security forces ‘neutralize’ man armed with knife in southern Israel: IDF

Tel Aviv/Sputnik: An unknown individual armed with a knife was "neutralized" in southern Israel after he attacked a security guard, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said.

UK Foreign Secretary arrives in Israel

London/Sputnik: UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said he arrived in Israel to discuss a ceasefire between Israel and Palestine.