Tag: Israel

Netanyahu, Trump deny report of Israeli spying near White House

President Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday denied a media report that Israel spied on cell phones in the vicinity of the White House -- and President Donald Trump said he believed him. Speaking on a trip to Russia, Netanyahu said there was no eavesdropping on cell...

Malaysia stripped of hosting World Para Swimming Championships after banning Israeli athletes

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) stripped Malaysia of its right to host the World Para Swimming Championships 2019 to be held in Sarawak this July after the nation announced its ban of all Israeli athletes for the said event. "All World Championships must be open...

Man criticises Indonesia for denying vlogger Nas Daily a visa

Writer Niruban Balachandran, who invited “Nas Daily” vlogger Nuseir Yassin (Nas) to Indonesia, says that it was wrong for the blogger to have been denied a visa to visit the country. Both Mr. Balachandran and Nas are Harvard alumni, and Mr. Balachandran reached out to...

Pregnant woman and her 16-month-old toddler dies in Israeli military’s airstrike in several parts of Gaza strip

The Israeli military targeting Gaza with a massive barrage of air strikes is going viral on social media. The Israeli army said that the airstrikes were in retaliation to over 150 rockets that were fired at Israel on Tuesday. https://www.facebook.com/moneeb.saada/videos/pcb.2632735053419057/2632787513413811/?type=3&theater Facebook user Moneeb Saada said the...

Why Israeli PM flight avoided Indonesia airspace

The El Al, Israel’s national airline plane carrying Israeli Prime Minister to Australia, from Singapore, took an unusual detour, in a bid to avoid the Indonesian airspace, deliberately. The Guardian newspaper confirmed this unusual route with Netanyahu’s delegation, costing the PM several hours to his journey to...

How Hamas took on Israel in Gaza

The recent news of Israel bombing schools and the death of civilians there would seem that Israel was the victor in the conflict in Gaza. Israel with all its military might could have disarmed Hamas and could have had complete control of the Gaza...

Hilltop view of Gaza carnage: Guilty or not?

By Simon Vincent The story of Israelis in Sderot gathered on a hilltop to watch the bombing of Gaza has caused quite a stir online. The images accompanying this story are so potent that we are almost immediately imbued with horror and revulsion, needing, perhaps,...