Israeli aficionados of Indian classical music have invited T.M. Krishna to perform in Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Stepping behind the White House podium for the last time, Obama’s seemed to be addressing an audience of one: the man who will replace him at noon Friday.
Donald Trump’s diplomatic ‘choices’ challenge the larger Israel-Palestine peace process that stands vulnerable to permanent disruption.
In a meeting of UN Security Council to be held in Paris, major leaders will caution Trump that a two-state solution between Israelis and Palestinians is the only way forward.
The Israel embassy in London associates with and funds various groups that attempt to influence domestic UK politics and spread pro-Israel sentiments, says Al Jazeera.
The fall of Aleppo will only deepen the bloodthirsty sectarianism fuelled by regional powers, who continue to use Syria as a chessboard to further their geopolitical interests.
The divergence of democracy and capital will defy reason and politics will become brutal survivalism.
Overall, the impact of UNSC resolution 2334 condemning Israel’s occupation is likely to be greater than it would have been if Tel Aviv had not reacted so petulantly.
Netanyahu, under investigation for corruption, was caught on tape negotiating mutual benefits with the owner of one of Israel’s largest-selling newspapers.
In the deadliest Palestinian attack in Jerusalem in months, officer cadets were targeted as they disembarked from a bus in the city.
The move comes in protest against a UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement building on land Palestinians want for an independent state.
With Donald Trump assuming office on January 20, the UN Security Council might be in for a greater political shift than the usual rotation of non-permanent members.
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.
The Israeli prime minister was questioned on suspicion of receiving gifts from businessmen which would be in breach of his role as public servant.
There is a general consensus that the resolution is only recommendatory since it was passed under Chapter VI of the UN charter, but studying the nature of the resolution proves otherwise.
The Jerusalem municipality is due to act on requests to construct hundreds of new homes for Israelis in areas that Israel captured in 1967 and annexed to the city.
A UNSC vote to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements marks “a day of victory,” a senior Palestinian official said on Friday.
The resolution condemned the “construction and expansion” of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
The draft text says the Israeli settlements in Gaza and West Bank are illegal, and a hindrance to the the two-state solution. US President Barack Obama is not expected to make any major moves on the Israel-Palestine issue.
One of the most elusive problems that the new UN chief will inherit will be the Israel-Palestine conflict – unresolved despite 50 years of negotiations and unimplemented Security Council resolutions.
A book on Israel’s success in water management deliberately ignores the brutal military reality of water conquest, while another by a Palestinian journalist during the Israeli Operation Protective Edge in 2014, can only see the harm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin met at Hyderabad House today, where they discussed strengthening diplomatic ties.
The statement signed by several organisations and individuals, expressed concern that strengthening ties will make India complicit in Israel’s war crimes.
Reuven Rivlin will be the first Israeli president to travel to India since 1996 and will be accompanied by a defence industry delegation in addition to a business delegation.
History suggests the militants will respond to any discontent with brutality, especially after losing control of the cities of Falluja and Ramadi this year.
The narrative in Israel about whether men should be able to pay women for sex is changing.
Israel’s history, geographical area and position all contribute to its offense-based military strategy; however, the same factors don’t apply to India.
In his zeal to harvest political capital from the Indian army’s recent action targeting terrorists along the Line of Control in Kashmir, Modi has conveniently forgotten that the Israeli army’s ‘valour’ has been against people fighting foreign occupation.
Chances of nuclear war between India and Pakistan may be remote, but the recent build-up of military activity along the border and the increasingly aggressive comments by leaders highlights the importance of the crusade against the atomic arms race.
Every day, hundreds of Israeli volunteers drive ill Palestinians from the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to hospitals in Israel.
While the western media is eulogising Shimon Peres, the Arab media has accused him of being a Zionist and committing war crimes.
The prize might be shared by President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist FARC rebel leader Timochenko after they signed the peace accord.
Most media coverage is Israeli-centric, so what most Indians pay attention to are India-Israel ties, not Palestinian lives. GAZA51 hopes to change that.
US Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes, said that Obama had no plans to pursue a new Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative before leaving office.
At the end of the day, Modi has to ensure that the options he exercises – particularly the military ones – do not leave the country worse off than before in terms of casualties and costs.
Before leaving office in January 2017, US President Barack Obama signed to provide Israel, the military aid of $38 billion over the next decade.
“We are deeply concerned by the government’s announcement to advance plans for these settlement units in the West Bank,” US state department spokesman John Kirby said at a news briefing in Washington.
Israel agreed to pay out $20 million to the bereaved and wounded from the May 2010 raid, in return for Turkey dropping outstanding legal claims.
The way sensible riot control is done is to deploy sizeable numbers before rioters every day and to use attrition as their principal weapon.