WASHINGTON DC, Aug 23: Israel’s government has advanced plans to build over 1,000 new homes in West Bank settlements, an Israeli watchdog group has said. According to Peace Now, nearly 400 homes received final approval from defense officials for construction to begin, while the rest require further bureaucratic approvals.
TEL AVIV, Aug 18: Israeli forces opened fire on a group of Palestinian protesters, killing at least two and injuring over 40, during a demonstration near the eastern Gaza Strip, the Gaza Health Ministry said Friday.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip, March 30: Large crowds of flag-waving Palestinian protesters marched toward the Gaza border fence with Israel on Friday, some of them throwing stones and drawing Israeli fire that officials said killed at least six people.
JERUSALEM, Feb 10: The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday before launching a “large-scale attack” on at least a dozen Iranian and Syrian targets in Syria. Israel called it a “severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty” and warned of further action against the unprecedented Iranian aggression.
JERUSALEM/BEIRUT, Feb 10: Israel said it launched air strikes against air defences and Iranian targets in Syria on Saturday and the Syrian army claimed to have hit an Israeli F-16 that crashed in northern Israel in a major escalation of tension.
JERUSALEM, August 12: Holocaust survivor Israel Kristal, who last year was recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living man, died in Israel on Friday, aged 113, local news media reports said.
JERUSALEM, July 27: Israel removed railings and an overhead metal bridge it had recently installed near a contested Jerusalem holy site, meeting a demand by Muslim protesters and causing thousands of Palestinians to celebrate in the streets early Thursday.
JERUSALEM, July 25: Israel began removing metal detectors from entrances to a major Jerusalem shrine early Tuesday morning to defuse a crisis over the site that angered the Muslim world and triggered some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian clashes in years.
JERUSALEM, July 23: Israel installed new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was considering “alternatives” to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off a weekend of violence and raised tensions in the region.
JERUSALEM, July 16: Israel will gradually reopen a Jerusalem holy site Sunday after taking the rare step of shutting it down following a deadly assault there that sparked concerns of a fresh round of violence.
BEIRUT, April 27: Syrian state media blamed Israel on Thursday for an early morning missile attack on a military installation near the Damascus International Airport that shook the capital from the force of the blasts.
BHADRAPUR , Jan 25: The Israel-based Jhapa Society, an organisation of people from Jhapa district working in Israel, extended monetary help to construct temporary shelter for seven families displaced by the Kankai River flood that occurred last July.
JERUSALEM, June 28: Israeli police on Tuesday banned non-Muslims from a contentious Jerusalem holy site until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following repeated clashes with Palestinians rioters.
Difficulty for operation of remittance companies there blamed
KATHMANDU, June 11: With remittance companies finding it difficult to expand their operation, Nepali living in the countries like Hong Kong, South Korea, Australia and Israel are using Hundi system to send their hard-earned money back home.
According to stakeholders, the difficult process for remittance companies to expand presence in these countries where a large number of Nepali are currently living and working to start their operation is helping to flourish informal remitting system like Hundi.
Lack of domestic companies in the destination countries, particularly South Korea and Israel, leaves Nepalis there with no option but to use Hundi system.