KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) on Sunday transported its 9N-AKX aircraft to Israel for essential maintenance. This decision was prompted by the urgent need for repairs in view of the upcoming Dashain and Tihar festivals.

This week marks a very important milestone for the Middle East and North Africa: three years since the signing of the Abraham Accords between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain, under the auspices of the US government. Three months later, in December 2020, Morocco joined the process, signing a normalization agreement with Israel.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: Israel has handed over the rare speech of BP Koirala, a towering personality of Nepal's democratic movement and first people's elected representative, to President Ram Chandra Paudel as a 'gift'.

KATHMANDU, June 29: Rajendra Bajgain, a Member of Parliament (MP) from the ruling Nepali Congress, has voiced criticism against the government for its voting pattern on Israel, a country with longstanding diplomatic relations, at the United Nations General Assembly.

JERUSALEM, April 11: Israel announced on Monday that it signed a 1.44-billion-shekel (about 400 million U.S. dollars) agreement to sell anti-tank Spike missiles to Greece. The Israeli Defense Ministry said in a statement that under the deal, Israel will provide Greece with naval, air and land-based Spike missiles.

April 8: The United States said Friday it supported ally Israel's right to self-defense after deadly attacks as well as rocket fire from Lebanon that triggered Israeli strikes. "The targeting of innocent civilians of any nationality is unconscionable.

JERUSALEM, April 7: Israel launched rare strikes in southern Lebanon early Friday and pressed on with bombing targets in the Gaza Strip, marking a widening escalation in the region following violence this week at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site.

DAMASCUS, April 2: Israel launched a fresh missile attack against military sites in the central Syrian province of Homs after midnight Sunday, the state TV reported.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Israel has sought a place to build an open gymnasium in Kathmandu metropolis.

GAZA CITY, August 8: A cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants took effect late Sunday in a bid to end nearly three days of violence that killed dozens of Palestinians and disrupted the lives of hundreds of thousands of Israelis.

KATHMANDU, May 20: A group of 26 educators from Nepal participated in the International Course on “Pedagogical Innovations,” that was held from May 9 to May 19 in Israel. The course was conducted by The Aharon Ofri MASHAV International Educational Training Center- METC in Jerusalem, Israel in cooperation with MASHAV.

KATHMANDU, May 11: The Embassy of Israel celebrated 62 years of diplomatic relations between Nepal and Israel on Tuesday, amidst the presence of Vice President of Nepal, Nanda Bahadur Pun, high ranked Nepali government officials, diplomats, and business community guests.

JERUSALEM, April 18: Clashes in Jerusalem that have stoked tensions during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan spread into Sunday, triggering 18 arrests and putting further strain on Israel's coalition government.

JERUSALEM, April 15: More than 100 people were wounded Friday in clashes between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli police at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in fresh violence as Jewish and Christian festivals overlap with Ramadan.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: The Government of Israel has dispatched over half a million syringes to support immunization efforts in Nepal. This is in addition to the earlier contribution to support the Government of Nepal to fight against COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: The Nepali Embassy in Israel welcomed the migrant workers who reached there for work. The Nepali workers were welcomed by a joint team of the Israeli Health Ministry and Immigration Authority and the Nepali Embassy at Ben Gurion International Airport.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: A total of 99 Nepali youth workers set out for Israel in the first phase as per an agreement related to temporary employment of Nepali workers in Israel. Ninety nine Nepali workers, including 63 women and 36 men left for Israel on Wednesday evening.

KATHMANDU. Jan 5: Kathmandu Pragya Kunja School in partnership with the Israeli embassy in Kathmandu organized an event on Monday to hand over collected used batteries to Doko Recycles to contribute to environmental pollution mitigation measures through an important message of responsibility for an individual step toward a cleaner environment.

JERUSALEM, Dec 22: Israel announced on Tuesday that it will offer a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to people older than 60, amid concern about the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Israel, which is an attractive labor destination for Nepalis, has said it is positive to create more employment opportunities for Nepali workers.

Israel on Monday began welcoming individual tourists for the first time since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

KATHMANDU, OCT 13: Israel has made public the list of 1,175 Nepalese shortlisted for employment in the country.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The Department of Foreign Employment has recommended the names of 1,600 people willing to go to Israel for employment.

JERUSALEM, August 23: A third dose of Pfizer (PFE.N)'s COVID-19 vaccine has significantly improved protection from infection and serious illness among people aged 60 and older in Israel compared with those who received two shots, findings published by the Health Ministry showed on Sunday.

TEL AVIV, Aug 22: Israeli aircraft struck Hamas sites in Gaza late on Saturday, the military said, in an escalation of hostilities after earlier cross-border gunfire seriously injured an Israeli soldier and wounded 41 Palestinians, including two critically.

JERUSALEM, July 30: Israel’s prime minister on Thursday announced that the country would offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated.

KATHMANDU, July 9: A special flight of Nepal Airlines brought from Israel a consignment of medical support on Thursday.

ISRAEL, June 14: Benjamin Netanyahu’s record 12-year run as Israel’s prime minister ended on Sunday with parliament approving a new “government of change” led by nationalist Naftali Bennett, an improbable scenario few Israelis once could have imagined.

ISRAEL, June 3: Israel’s opposition leader moved closer to unseating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he officially told the country’s president that he has reached agreements with political allies to form a new government.

ISRAEL, June 3: Israel’s opposition leader moved closer to unseating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he officially told the country’s president that he has reached agreements with political allies to form a new government.

ISRAEL, May 31: Naftali Bennett, Israel’s likely next prime minister, is a self-made tech millionaire who dreams of annexing most of the occupied West Bank.

JERUSALEM, May 21: Israel and Hamas agreed to a cease-fire Thursday, halting a bruising 11-day war that caused widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip, brought life in much of Israel to a standstill and left more than 200 people dead.

GAZA, May 19: Israel bombarded Gaza with air strikes and Palestinian militants kept up cross-border rocket fire, with no firm sign on Wednesday of any imminent ceasefire despite international calls to end more than a week of fighting.

ISRAEL, May 18: More than a week of fighting between Israel and Hamas showed few signs of abating on Tuesday despite intense U.S. and global diplomacy to stop the region’s fiercest hostilities in years.

ISRAEL, May 17: Israel bombed what it said were underground tunnels used by Hamas and Palestinian militants fired rocket barrages at Israeli cities as fighting spilled into a second week on Monday amid mounting international calls for a ceasefire.

GAZA CITY, May 17: Israeli warplanes unleashed a series of heavy airstrikes at several locations of Gaza City early Monday, hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled the fourth war with Gaza’s Hamas rulers would rage on.

ISRAEL, May 16: Israeli air strikes killed 26 Palestinians, including eight children, in Gaza early on Sunday, Gaza health officials said, and rockets were fired into Israel as hostilities stretched into a seventh day.

GAZA, May 16: Israel bombed the home of Hamas’s chief in Gaza early on Sunday and the Islamist group fired rocket barrages at Tel Aviv as hostilities stretched into a seventh day with no sign of abating.

ISRAEL, May 15: Israel pummelled Gaza with air strikes and Palestinian militants launched rocket barrages at Israel on Saturday, with no sign yet of an imminent end to the worst escalation in years after six days of conflict and amid a rising death toll.

GAZA CITY, May 15: The Gaza Strip was pounded this week by hundreds of Israeli strikes from sea, land and air, while the enclave’s militant Hamas rulers fired hundreds of rockets into Israel.

Israel, May 14: Israel pummelled Gaza with artillery fire and air strikes on Friday as it targeted Palestinian militant tunnels to try to stop persistent rocket attacks on Israeli towns.

JERUSALEM, May 14: Israel on Thursday said it was massing troops along the Gaza frontier and calling up 9,000 reservists ahead of a possible ground invasion of the Hamas-ruled territory, as the two bitter enemies plunged closer to all-out war. Egyptian mediators rushed to Israel for cease-fire efforts but showed no signs of progress.

GAZA, May 13: Hamas launched rockets at Tel Aviv and toward Jerusalem early on Thursday and Israel vowed to keep pummelling the Islamist faction in Gaza despite a prediction by U.S. President Joe Biden that their fiercest hostilities in years might end soon.

GAZA, May 12: Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated overnight, with 35 Palestinians killed in Gaza and three in Israel in the most intensive aerial exchanges for years.

ISRAEL, April 30: Dozens of people were crushed to death in a crowd at a religious bonfire festival in Israel on Friday, medics said, in what Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described as a “heavy disaster”.

If Europe truly wants to drive progress toward peace, it must show courage and conviction. That means recognizing the state of Palestine along pre-1967 borders, thereby helping to balance the scales in negotiations and clarifying the framework for peace.

JERUSALEM, Feb 7: Israel has started to ease restrictions nearly six weeks after entering its third nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Jan 27: The United Nations Nepal together with the Embassy of Germany, the Embassy of Israel, the Delegation of the European Union to Nepal (EU) and Higher Institutions and Secondary Schools' Association Nepal (HISSAN) on Wednesday initiated a week-long educational outreach program on Holocaust with the youth of seven provinces in Nepal today.

Collusion between govt officials and Institutes suspected

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: An 'Implementation Protocol' was signed between Nepal and Israel on Thursday for the implementation of 'Agreement related to temporary employment of Nepali workers in the labor market of Israel'. The latter agreement was signed on September 30, 2020.