Deals signed included subject areas like homeopathic research, film production and cyber security. Defence cooperation remained under wraps.
Residents in Gaza said Israeli jets bombed an area east of the southern town of Rafah, by the Egyptian and Israeli borders.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu rechristened the Chowk as ‘Teen Murti-Haifa Chowk’ in a ceremony today.
Macron says he wants an “uncompromising” dialogue with Iran about its ballistic missile program.
The Israeli prime minister may want closer ties with India as the situation in Palestine deteriorates, but that’s not going to be easy.
Netanyahu’s public comments appeared to reflect a desire to show support for a major ally, but also concern that choking off funds would deepen Palestinian hardship and could put Israel and militants on a course for war.
Currently, a death penalty can only be imposed if a panel of three military judges passes sentence unanimously.
Opposition lawmakers have said that the bill, tabled by Netanyahu’s rightist Likud party, was designed to dampen public anger over the investigations.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who hosted the summit of more than 50 Muslim countries in Istanbul, said the US move meant Washington had forfeited its role as broker in efforts to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The protests have been sparked by corruption allegations against Netanyahu, who denies any wrongdoing.
Violence erupted for a third day in Gaza in response to President Donald Trump’s announcement on Wednesday, which overturned decades of US policy towards the Middle East.
The draft must still pass two more parliamentary votes. But if written into law, police would not be allowed to say whether they have found sufficient grounds to charge Netanyahu, keeping the Israeli public in the dark.
Netanyahu was questioned for several hours at his residence in an ongoing fraud investigation under the oversight of the state attorney, the country’s chief prosecutor, and with the authorisation of the attorney-general.
Hamas, dominant in Gaza, and West Bank-based Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction sealed a deal last week in Cairo in which Hamas agreed to cede administrative control of Gaza, including the key Rafah border crossing.
‘India needs clean water, where will I get it? Ramallah? No’, the Indian prime minister reportedly told his Israeli counterpart.
While the prime minister’s visit to Israel is not objectionable, what is shocking is that it took place as if Palestine is a myth and that the only reality of the Holy Land is Israel, Israel and more Israel.
There is little doubt that Modi and Netanyahu bonded warmly during the visit. But, the relationship remains firmly anchored in defence supplies and a few joint ventures, with limited transfer of technology to India.
On several occasions, commissions have very publicly faulted army commanders and civilian leaders for their handling of military matters – a far cry from what happens in India.
What could the bond between Modi and Netanyahu, who seem to have a degree of unquestioned authority within their countries, be?
When Modi visits Israel on July 4, what should we expect? Will he refer to the Palestinian cause?
“[Israeli occupation] has eroded all sense of decency and humanity and morality from people like me [Jews], who had been persecuted for over 20 centuries.”
Despite the military and neoconservatives sharing hostility toward certain states, they don’t always see eye to eye, especially in terms of garnering multilateral support.
Such settlements, in territory that Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war, are deemed illegal by most of the world.
After Israel said in January that it was reducing its contribution by $6 million, it has further cut funds by $2 million and will now pay the UN only $3.7 million
Palestinian officials indicated Abbas would emphasise his concern about Israeli settlement-building on occupied land and the need for a two-state solution to the conflict.
The visit will mark 25 years of diplomatic relations with Israel and will be the first time an Indian leader will skip visiting neighbouring Palestine.
Donald Trump is only the most recent in a long line of US presidents who have overestimated their ability to manage the conflicts in the Middle East.
The newly appointed US ambassador to the UN’s comments came after Trump said on Wednesday that he was open to ideas beyond a two-state solution.
US wants Peru to provide more evidence of probable cause before ordering Toledo’s detention. The issue threatens to strain tensions between the US and Peru.
Israel’s attorney general has said it is unconstitutional and that he will not defend it at the Supreme Court.
The Bill has been condemned by Palestinians as a blow to their hopes of statehood but its passage may be symbolic as it contravenes Supreme Court rulings on property rights
Is there any modern precedent for this total lack of experience in the top echelons of the White House, including the National Security Council?
The announcement is the second such declaration since US President Donald Trump, who has signalled a pro-Israel stance, took office on Friday.
The new US president has also invited the prime minister to visit the White House later this year.
In a statement issued by Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer lowered expectations of an imminent move that could anger the Arab world.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement came hours after delaying a crucial vote on an proposal to annex one of the West Bank’s largest settlements..
Dozens of countries asked Israel and Palestine to restate their commitment to a two-state solution and also referenced Trump’s plans for Israel.
Netanyahu, under investigation for corruption, was caught on tape negotiating mutual benefits with the owner of one of Israel’s largest-selling newspapers.
Benjamin Netanyahu’s government called for overturning an army officer’s manslaughter conviction, undercutting the military authority that punished him.
Investigators questioned Netanyahu in a case that arose from allegations involving high-profile figures in international business and Hollywood.