Tag: Israel

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  • Arab Parliament rejects US recognition of Golan Heights

    Arab Parliament rejects US recognition of Golan Heights

    The White House said it was a necessary step for "any possible future peace agreement in the region", which "must account for Israel's need to protect itself from Syria and other regional threats".

    March 26, 2019
  • ‘Golan Heights will always remain Arab Syrian territory’

    ‘Golan Heights will always remain Arab Syrian territory’

    "The Government of the Syrian Arab Republic strongly condemns this irresponsible statement on the legal status of the occupied Syrian Golan," the Syrian ambassador said.

    March 23, 2019
  • Israeli top court bans far-right candidate

    Israeli top court bans far-right candidate

    Ben-Ari has faced criticism over his comments about Israeli Arabs. Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has said they amount to "incitement to racism".

    March 18, 2019
  • Emulating Israel

    Emulating Israel

    We must selectively invoke the 'Israeli approach' only in terms of operational efficacy, will and consensus, as opposed to a holistic framework to tackle insurgency, as we have our own methods of resolving the same, much more effectively and permanently. The brazen Israeli approach has ensured that all along its borders with five of its neighbouring states ~ Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and the Palestinian territories ~ an uneasy disquiet and tension prevails.

    March 8, 2019
  • A change in Indo-Pak strategic game

    A change in Indo-Pak strategic game

    India has taken care of the fact that there should be no damage to any civilian facility or to military installations of Pakistan and the damage should be inflicted only on terrorist groups operating from Pakistan’s soil which shows its adherence to the principles of ‘Just War.’

    March 5, 2019
  • Netanyahu in the dock

    Netanyahu in the dock

    Netanyahu’s prospects are ever so uncertain with several key allies of the Prime Minister letting it be known that they will not support him if the attorney-general goes forward with the indictment which has already been resonant in the echo chambers of Moscow and Washington.

    March 3, 2019
  • Holocaust and all that…

    Holocaust and all that…

    The diplomatic row between Poland and Israel has escalated since last Friday, when Netanyahu suggested Polish complicity in the Holocaust.

    February 21, 2019
  • We stand with you, Netanyahu tells PM Modi post Pulwama attack

    We stand with you, Netanyahu tells PM Modi post Pulwama attack

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday expressed solidarity with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in the wake of the dastardly terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 45 CRPF personnel.

    February 15, 2019
  • New Muslim lawmakers’ criticism of Israel pressures US Democrats

    New Muslim lawmakers’ criticism of Israel pressures US Democrats

    The support for a boycott of Israel by the first two Muslim women in the US Congress has opened a breach in the Democratic Party and threatens to create a fissure in the ironclad US-Israeli alliance.

    February 10, 2019
  • Malaysia says it won’t host any more events involving Israel

    Malaysia says it won’t host any more events involving Israel

    Malaysia's foreign minister said Wednesday that the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel.

    January 16, 2019
  • UNSC adopts resolution to support peacekeepers’ return to Syria-Israel border

    UNSC adopts resolution to support peacekeepers’ return to Syria-Israel border

    In August this year, the UN said it was implementing "a gradual return" of its peacekeeping force to the zone after its security situation had improved.

    December 22, 2018
  • Netanyahu, Trump discuss Iranian military’s presence in Syria

    Netanyahu, Trump discuss Iranian military’s presence in Syria

    Netanyahu vowed to "act very aggressively against Iran's attempts to establish itself in Syria" saying Israel has the backing of the White House in its actions against the Islamic Republic

    December 21, 2018
  • 100 years on, their war rages

    100 years on, their war rages

    There was something gruesomely familiar about the way we commemorated the supposed end of the First World War a hundred years ago. Not just the waterfalls of poppies and the familiar names – Mons, the Somme, Ypres, Verdun – but the almost total silence about all those who died in the First World War, whose …

    November 18, 2018
  • Mideast on the boil

    Mideast on the boil

    The cauldron bubble of the Middle East has flared up yet again this week, and the risk of war is dangerously real. The outbreak of violence is reckoned to be the worst since the 2014 conflict and the situation remains ever so fragile. The question that is now of greatest importance is whether the ceasefire …

    November 16, 2018
  • ‘Only the monstrous anger of the guns’

    ‘Only the monstrous anger of the guns’

    t opens with a question that, sadly, has echoed down the ages with its potency intact: “What passing bells for these who die as cattle?” The poet answers it in the next line with another phrase that deplorably has stood the test of time, reflected most recently in last Saturday’s horrific massacre at a synagogue …

    November 2, 2018
  • Israeli hospitality chain Dan Hotels’ global foray begins from India

    Israeli hospitality chain Dan Hotels’ global foray begins from India

    The 226-room The Den with 21 floors was built at an upfront cost of $70 million (Rs 490 crore), with a helipad on the rooftop, a personal movie theatre, a 70-seater auditorium, a gaming zone and plenty of space for partying.

    October 29, 2018
  • Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu threatens Hamas with ‘very strong blows’

    Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu threatens Hamas with ‘very strong blows’

    "We are very close to another type of action which would include very strong blows. If Hamas is intelligent, it will cease fire and violence now," he added.

    October 14, 2018