Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicWest Bank

Topic: West Bank

Anyone but Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race, and Priti Patel is the UK’s bouncer

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

Trump unveils long-awaited Middle East peace plan to resolve Israel-Palestine conflict

US President Donald Trump called the plan a 'win-win' opportunity for both countries even as it guarantees unified Jerusalem only to Israel.

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.

US reverses its position on Israeli settlements in West Bank, says they are not ‘illegal’

In a recent press conference, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the West Bank issue should be negotiated by Israel and Palestine themselves.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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