Friday, 2 December, 2022

Topic: Israel-Palestine

Israel goes to polls again but it’s not Palestine bothering voters. The ‘elite’ question is

Looking at the political camp led by Netanyahu, it will be difficult to see who will replace the Israeli elite, if the Right-wing front comes to power.

Israel ends Netanyahu’s 12-year reign & ushers in a fragile new coalition govt

Religious Jewish nationalist Naftali Bennett, a former Netanyahu ally who opposes Palestinian statehood, will serve until August 2023, before making way for centrist Yair Lapid.

Kashmir issue is riding on Palestinian cause to gain global support. But who is behind it?

In Kashmir and elsewhere, the plight of Palestinians is suddenly being talked, written about, and even sung along with the Kashmir issue.

India’s abstention at UNHRC on Gaza violence resolution not new, says MEA spokesperson

The Palestinian foreign minister wrote to S Jaishankar on India's abstention. Palestine wrote similar letters to all countries who abstained, MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said.

UNHRC special session won’t benefit anyone — Israel, Palestinians or the Middle East

The only parties that will gain from the UNHRC session are haters of Israel and supporters of terrorism, as well as the totalitarian regimes around the world.

Associated Press fires Jewish employee for ‘showing bias’ in tweets on Israel-Palestine issue

Emily Wilder, who was hired just 16 days before being let go, said she was not informed which tweets of hers violated AP's social media policy.

Every effort should be made for direct talks between Israel, Palestine — India at UNGA

India’s Ambassador to UN TS Tirumurti’s comments came as Israel and Hamas agreed to a cease-fire Thursday to the 11-day war that caused widespread destruction in the Gaza Strip.

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.

India friend to both Israel and Palestine, must call for immediate ceasefire: Palestine envoy

In an interview to ThePrint, Ambassador Adnan M.J. Abu Alhaija weighs in on the current violence between Palestine and Israel, saying the two countries are at 'full-fledged war'.

Why a ceasefire isn’t enough when it comes to Hamas

The end of the fighting will just be a prelude to the next war, as Hamas replenishes its rockets and missiles in preparation for its never-ending quest to destroy the Jewish state.

On Camera


Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

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.


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.