Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicIsrael-Gaza violence

Topic: Israel-Gaza violence

‘Lowering’ of BBC’s standards, and ‘perpetual’ dance of war over Gaza strip

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Israel and Hamas end 11-day conflict, sparking celebrations

Israel’s security cabinet unanimously voted to approve an Egyptian proposal for an unconditional, bilateral truce, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said in a text message.

Why Egypt could again play a key role in engineering a truce between Israel & Hamas

With the US circumspect about committing American political and diplomatic resources to the effort, the heavy lifting of engineering a ceasefire falls once again to Egypt.

Biden speaks to Netanyahu, supports Israel’s ‘right to defend itself’

US President Biden further encouraged the Israeli PM Netanyahu to make every effort to ensure the protection of innocent civilians and expressed his support for a ceasefire.

Israel-Palestine tensions aren’t just on the ground, some of it is escalating on TikTok too

Israelis have been angered by a recent spate of videos on TikTok, a video-sharing app run by Chinese firm Byte Dance, showing Palestinians filming assaults on unsuspecting Jews. 

What Israel-Palestine conflict is all about and why both want West Bank & Gaza Strip

West Bank and Gaza Strip, territories occupied by Israel since 1967, have been at the centre of the 70-year Israel-Palestine conflict.

EU looks for chiefs of 3 bodies, Moscow toll touches 41

In the most intense surge in violence since 2014 between Gaza and Israel, 27 people have been killed in the last four days.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.