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Saudi Arabia, UAE join Israel for regime change in Iran

Saudi Arabia, UAE join Israel for regime change in Iran

First public appearance with Israel suggests Saudi Arabia, UAE frustration In a more aggressive tone against Iran, the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia, the ambassador...
Trump Taking Palestinian Right Of Return 'Off The Table,' Report Claims

Trump Taking Palestinian Right Of Return ‘Off The Table,’ Report Claims

Continuing his pro-Israeli hard-line policy forward, US President Donald Trump administration is set to announce that it will no longer recognize millions of  Palestinian...
Israeli Arabs and Jews Protest Against Apartheid Law

Israeli Arabs and Jews Protest Against Apartheid Law

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been facing stiff opposition from a large number of people, Arabs and Jews for bringing new law declaring...
Israeli spy agency Mossad killed Syrian Weapon Scientist: NYT

Israeli spy agency Mossad killed Syrian Weapon Scientist: NYT

A senior official from an intelligence agency in the Middle East has revealed that the assassination of one of Syria’s most important rocket scientists...
Anti Semitism Rises When Populism Lurches To The Right

Anti Semitism Rises When Populism Lurches To The Right

~By Saeed Naqvi   Call it coincidence or mysterious design, there are moments in world affairs when disparate societies have the same experience.   I had barely registered...
Israel intercepts Flotilla boats off Gaza coast

Israel intercepts Flotilla boats off Gaza coast

The Israel Navy has, once again, intercepted the flotilla boat Al Awda on Sunday after it disobeyed commands to stop sailing toward the Gaza Strip, facing...
Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Ahed Tamimi receives heroic welcome home Israel has released 17-year-old Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi from prison early on Sunday, after she, along with her...
Knesset Pass Controversial Jewish Nation-State Bill

Knesset Pass Controversial Jewish Nation-State Bill

Arabs made second class citizens In a major development, Israeli parliament has adopted the controversial Jewish nation-state bill converting into 14th Basic Law early...
Israel fires missiles on Syrian forces near Aleppo

Israel fires missiles on Syrian forces near Aleppo

Damascus alleges Tel Aviv attacks in support of defeated terrorists Israel has targeted a Syrian a military site in the eastern countryside of Aleppo in...
Israeli missiles strike Damascus, US airlifts Daesh terrorists

Israeli missiles strike Damascus, US airlifts Daesh terrorists

Two Israeli missiles fell in the vicinity of Damascus international airport on Monday night, while US-led coalition airlifted two high ranking Daesh commanders from...
Israel to connect Saudi Arabia with rail transport

Israel to connect Saudi Arabia with rail transport

Netanyahu to promote “Track of Regional Peace” Amidst growing contacts between Israel and Saudi Arabia without formally having diplomatic ties, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
Saudi Crown Prince MBS meets Netanyahu in Amman

Saudi Crown Prince MBS meets Netanyahu in Amman

Israeli writer reveals the secret meeting held in Royal Palace Coming further close to Israel, Saudi Arabia’s most powerful Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman...
Israel’s former minister arrested for spying for Iran

Israel’s former minister arrested for spying for Iran

Tehran has not responded to the allegations yet In a rare development, Israel’s former minister Gonen Segev has been arrested on suspicion of assisting and...
Israel hits Hamas targets, claims Palestinians hit rockets

Israel hits Hamas targets, claims Palestinians hit rockets

Amidst Palestinian ongoing protests and aggressive response from Israeli forces, Monday morning witnessed exchange of attacks between Gaza based Hamas resistance and Israeli Defense...
UN condemns “excessive” Israeli force against Palestinians

UN condemns “excessive” Israeli force against Palestinians

The UN General Assembly has condemned Israel for excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians, in a resolution adopted by a strong majority of...
Bashar say US, French, Turks, Israeli troops occupying Syria

Bashar say US, French, Turks, Israeli troops occupying Syria

Speaks to Iranian Arabic al-Alam TV channel In a direct confrontation with major powers,Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that the American, French, Turkish and Israeli troops...
Saudi Crown Prince MBS met Israeli officials during “disappearance”

Saudi Crown Prince MBS met Israeli officials during “disappearance”

In an interesting revelation, Egyptian well informed sources have claimed that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salmen has repeatedly met with Israeli officials during...
Nasrallh call Israelis to return to homelands or face great war

Nasrallh call Israelis to return to homelands or face great war

Amidst Israeli forces killing Palestinian protesters from Gaza every Friday for last several weeks, its arch rival Lebanon basedHezbollah Secretary General HasanNasrallah, has called...
Israel calls for military coalition against Iran

Israel calls for military coalition against Iran

UE says Iran’s n-enrichment plan within JCPOA limit Despite EU assessment of Iran’s nuclear enrichment plan being within multilateral JCPOA deal limit, Israel has resumed...
Jordan: Protests my force King Abdullah to change government

Jordan: Protests may force King Abdullah II to remove PM Mulki

High prices and new IMF triggered tax bill cause nationwide protests Amidst mounting public pressure against price rise and proposed tax bill, Jordan's King Abdullah...
Israeli jets flying over Yemen, alleges Houthi leader

Israeli jets flying over Yemen, alleges Houthi leader

Amidst large number of killings of Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces in recent weeks, Tel Aviv’s connivance with Riyadh in its air campaign against Yemen...
Supporting Israel: US more isolated on Palestine at UNSC

Supporting Israel: US more isolated on Palestine at UNSC

US vetoes Kuwait drafted resolution on Israel aggression on Palestinians The United States has been facing more isolation under President Donald Trump for its...
Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds after escalation in attacks

Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds after escalation in attacks

Both sides claim to hit back if violation occurs There are contradictory reports of a ceasefire between Gaza based Palestinian resistance groups and Israeli forces. ...
guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Paraguay will also open its embassy soon Following US foot prints Guatemala has now opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales...
Hezbollah ask Palestinians not to sign Trump’s “deal of the century”

Hezbollah ask Palestinians not to sign Trump’s “deal of the century”

Amidst relocation of US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and killing of almost 60 Palestinians by Israeli forces, Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general...
US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Administration headed by President Donald Trump was once again faced with worldwide criticism, both friends and foes coming together after relocation of its...
Israel and Syria exchange most extensive missile strikes

Israel and Syria exchange most extensive missile strikes

Earlier Tel Aviv claimed of killing 15 including 8 Iranians In another major development in the Middle East on Thursday morning, Israel and Syria have...
Isolated Trump gets Saudi Arabia, Israel support on Iran deal withdrawal

Isolated Trump gets Saudi Arabia, Israel support on Iran deal withdrawal

Iran to remain with JCPOA along with other signatories, says Rouhani Amidst worldwide criticism and condemnation of US President Donald Trump’s move of withdrawing from...
Hezbollah alliance wins Lebanon parliamentary elections

Hezbollah alliance wins Lebanon parliamentary elections

Israel calls Lebanon a Hezbollah state Lebanon’s resistance leader and Hezbollah’s General Secretary Hassan Nasrallah has thanked “his faithful people” for their support in the...
If US pull out of nuclear deal, Iran would also go back

If US pull out of nuclear deal, Iran would also go back

Iranian Ambassador to UK talks to CNN  As clock is ticking towards May 12 deadline for US President Donald Trump’s announcement about the future...
Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Iran calls a “baseless childish, naïve game”, US calls it “authentic” Amidst growing US President Donald Trump’s threat of pulling out of Iran nuclear deal...
Israel’s Mossad killed Hamas engineer in Kuala Lumpur: NYT

Israel’s Mossad killed Hamas engineer in Kuala Lumpur: NYT

Hasan Nasrullah say Israel is killing Arab minds The allegations on Israeli spy agency Mossad of killing a Hamas engineer Fadi al-Batsh has now almost...
Malaysia see “terror” angle into Hamas scientist killings

Malaysia see “terror” angle into Hamas scientist killings

Hamas and father allege Mossad for the act In another seemingly trans-national terror operation, new facts were emerging in the incident of dramatic killing of...
Saudi Crown Prince recognise Israelis right to their own land

Saudi Crown Prince recognise Israelis right to their own land

In a major development bringing Saudi Arabia and Israel closer, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, also known as MBS, has virtually recognised Israel, stressing...
Erdogan calls Netanyahu a “terrorist” and Israel a “Terrorist state”

Erdogan calls Netanyahu a “terrorist” and Israel a “Terrorist state”

Killing of 17 Palestinians in Gaza by Israeli forces on “Land Day” on Friday has triggered tension between Israel and Turkey. The Turkish President...
India and Israel come closer with reduced flight time

India and Israel come closer with reduced flight time

Air India flies over Saudi Arabia to reach Tel Aviv The ties between India and Israel have witnessed a major jump when two capitals were...
Mehmoud Abbas accuse Hamas for attack on PM

Mehmoud Abbas accuse Hamas for attack on PM

Rift between Palestinian Authority and Hamas widens In a major development, President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas has accused Gaza based pro-Iran resistance group...
Jordan and Palestine support Israeli Christians’ Church closure

Jordan and Palestine support Israeli Christians’ Church closure

The Israeli Christian leaders have received expression of support from Jordanian and Palestinian governments for shutting the doors of a historical Holy Sepulchre church...
US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

Israel thanks Trump, Palestinians call it "adding insult to injury" In a much quicker succession and before-the-scheduled move the US administration has announced that its...
Israeli PM Banjamin Netanyahu has displayed a piece of an alleged Iranian drone in Munich Security Conference which was dismissed by Javad Zarif.

Israel-Iran tension escalates in Munich Security Conference

The situation in Middle East has once again escalated with Israeli PM Banjamin Netanyahu displaying piece of  an alleged Iranian drone (downed by Israel...
Palestinian detainees without charges boycott Israeli courts

Palestinian detainees without charges boycott Israeli courts

More than 450 Palestinian administrative detainees in Israeli prisons without any charges or trial have jointly announced their open-ended boycott of military courts. According to...
Syria threatens to respond any future Israeli aggression

Syria threatens to respond any future Israeli aggression

In a tit-for-tat escalation in the Middle East, Syria has warned Israel for “more surprises” should Tel Aviv commit any further acts of aggression...
Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Says Israelis and Palestinians don’t want peace deal A major acknowledging statement on Israel-Palestine crisis has emerged from White House. US President Donald Trump...
Israel claims most significant attacks on Syria, Russia cautions Tel Aviv

Israel claims most significant attacks on Syria, Russia cautions Tel Aviv

Iran praises Syria for shooting Israeli fighter jet, says era of “hit-and-run” ended Conflicting assessments are emerging from the Israel-Syria theatre after downing of Israeli...

UN Head calls for de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre

Iran says Israeli claim of shooting down its drone is ridiculous UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre after...
India supports sovereign and independent Palestine

India supports sovereign and independent Palestine

PM flown from Amman to Ramallah in a chopper under Jordanian and Israeli security escort Prime Minister Narendra Modi has supported a “sovereign and independent...
Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

War escalates on Israel-Syria border while PM Modi in Ramallah Amidst US military’s rising operations in northern Syria, Damascus and Tel Aviv have, on Saturday...
Saudi Arabia grants airspace permission to Air India for Israel

Saudi Arabia grants airspace permission to Air India for Israel

PM Narendra Modi's influence in the region imminent, say Haaretz Amidst reports of warming relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel, India’s flagship carrier Air India was...
An Israel soldiers prepares to launch a Spike anti-tank guided missile during a training exercise. (Rafael Advanced Defense Systems)

India to revive ‘spiked’ Rafael anti-tank missile deal with Israel

Above: An Israel soldiers prepares to launch a Spike anti-tank guided missile during a training exercise. (Rafael Advanced Defense Systems) Sources in the Indian government...
Israel strikes continue in Egypt’s Sinai for years

Israel strikes continue in Egypt’s Sinai for years

Cairo approved Tel Aviv’s move In an unprecedented revelation, New York Times has claimed that Israel has been conducting a years-long campaign of airstrikes in...
Mike Pence on damage control mission in Middle East

Mike Pence on damage control mission in Middle East

Visit was delayed after huge protests against Trump’s Jerusalem move US Vice President Mike Pence began his Middle East journey on Saturday, from Cairo with...

Narendra Modi To Be First Indian PM In Palestine On February 10

In the first ever visit by an Indian prime minister to Palestine, PM Narendra Modi will land in Ramallah on February 10 – the...
Rousing Welcome To Israeli PM Netanyahu in Gujarat, Praises Modi As Revolutionary

Rousing Welcome To Israeli PM Netanyahu in Gujarat, Praises Modi As Revolutionary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, who arrived in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, held an eight-kilometer-long roadshow which ended at the...
PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

In a major setback to the US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move, the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) Central Council has, on Monday, recommended revoking...

Benjamin Netanyahu-Narendra Modi hold historic meeting

India, Israel come closer with several more agreements  Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and held bilateral at Hyderabad House in...
“Ties with Israel are important for defence, security”

“Ties with Israel are important for defence, security”

Mudda panellists welcome India’s budding friendship with Israel, but warn against trade imbalance; its weapons and our huge market are big pluses Israeli Prime Minister...
Palestine: Trump’s Middle-East policy-slap of the century

Palestine: Trump’s Middle-East policy-slap of the century

Washington loses arbitrator’s role  The trust deficit on US administration under President Donald Trump among the international community was witnessed Sunday when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...
Netanyahu arrives for historic six day visit to India

Netanyahu arrives for historic six day visit to India

Will travel to Agra, Ahmedabad and Mumbai Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in the capital for a six- day official visit to...
India considering purchase of Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel

India considering purchase of Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel

The Indian military is keen on locking a $500 million deal to purchase 8000 8,000 Spike antitank missiles from Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense System. Months...
Khamenei: US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and MKO were responsible for violent protests

Khamenei: US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and MKO were responsible for violent protests

Iran’s top leadership believes that the recent violent protests in Iran were the result of the coordinated efforts of a “triangle” having US-Israel at...
Egypt: former PM withdraws from Presidential contest

Egypt: former PM withdraws from Presidential contest

The second term for Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, as Egyptian President has been ensured by forcing former PM Ahmed Shafik to withdraw from Presidential elections...
Jerusalem move: Ismail Haniyeh say US offered Abu Dis as alternate capital

Jerusalem move: Ismail Haniyeh say US offered Abu Dis as alternate capital

Asks to unite major Palestinian groups in national interest The Trump’s Middle East plan is facing serious hurdles before its implementation. His recognition of Jerusalem...
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Trump: US spent seven trillion dollars in Middle East

Having being disappointed with General Assembly’s vote against his Jerusalem move, President Donald Trump says that US has “foolishly spent $7 trillion in the...
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India with global community in UN denounces US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

India put aside concerns about its growing closeness to US and Israel to stand with global community in voting against Trump administration’s decision to...
Bahrain against challenging US over Jerusalem move

Bahrain against challenging US over Jerusalem move

At a time when most of the countries were preparing to vote against Trump’s Jerusalem move at UN General Assembly in New York on...
Netanyahu rejects OIC declaring East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Netanyahu rejects OIC declaring East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Israel asks other nations to move their embassies to Jerusalem Amidst large number of protests against Trump’s Jerusalem move, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has...
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Now Israel want Saudi Crown Prince MBS to visit Tel Aviv

Arab monarchs apprehensive of public ire In another step forward in Saudi Arabia-Israel relations, the Israel’s Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz want Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed...
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Bahrain defies worldwide tide on Jerusalem, moves closer to Israel

Delegation does not represent Bahraini people, says opposition group Amid worldwide protests against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital, Bahrain...
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Despite Trump support, Netanyahu faces ire for corruption at home

More than ten thousand marched in “March of Shame” Amidst world-wide protests against US President Donald Trump’s announcement of recognising Jerusalem as Israeli capital, Prime...
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Iran: President Rouhani puts conditions for resuming ties with Saudi Arabia

Stop bombing Yemen and cut alleged ties with Israel In a major breakthrough, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has conveyed his country’s readiness to restore ties...
Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Several leaders in the region refuse to meet US Vice President The Arab League has called US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital...
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Trump isolates US by recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital

US Ambassador criticize UN for bullying Israel The latest move of President Donald Trump of recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital and decision to move its...
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Trump’s Jerusalem move: Our position on Palestine is independent, says India

Amid worldwide condemnation to US President Donald Trump’s announcement of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and instruction to move its embassy from Tel Aviv...
Trump to order Embassy shift to Jerusalem despite world community warning

Trump to order Embassy shift to Jerusalem despite world community warning

Most of friends and foes oppose the move US President Donald Trump is creating history on Wednesday when he formally recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital...
Israel hits missiles at military post near Damascus

Israel hits missiles at military post near Damascus

Syrian forces destroy two Israeli missiles In a fresh escalation in the Middle East, Israel has fired missiles at a military position near Damascus over...

PM Modi favours Palestine to co-exist peacefully with Israel

India supports Palestinian nation building At a time when Saudi Arabia is pushing most of its regional allies for “normalizing” ties with Israel aiming to...
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Hezbollah leader denounces Arab League for labelling terrorist

Hassan Nasrallah admits sending arms to Gaza and Syria Amid heightened tension in the Middle East between Saudi led Arab nations and Iran along with...

Priti Patel resigns from British cabinet, Theresa May to rejig team again

Priti Patel had to resign following reports of her unauthorized meetings with Israeli politicians, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Indian-origin member of the British Cabinet,...
Israel supports Saudi war mongering against Iran, Hezbollah

Israel supports Saudi war mongering against Iran, Hezbollah

Israeli envoys asked to ramp up international pressure after Hariri resignation The growing coordination between Saudi Arabia and Israel for triggering a desired war in...

Syria is fighting war against Wahabism, says Ambassador

Officers from US, UK, Turkey and Israel are helping terror groups, he alleges Exclusive interview with APN ~By M. Ahmad Kazmi Syria has been engaged in war...
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India, Israel to enhance military cooperation

Israeli Major General Yaakov Barak visits Northern Command HQ India and Israel have decided to enhance cooperation between their armies. The issues of mutual interest...
Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi forces watching border from Turkish territory           Reacting to Masoud Barzani, the head of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s defiant attitude sticking for “ending ties...
Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

In a sudden development, Israeli rockets were fired at a Syrian army position, suspected to be a chemical weapon site in Hama province in...
Israel to close Aljazeera bureau in Jerusalem

Israel to close Aljazeera bureau in Jerusalem

Journalist bodies outcry against Tel Aviv Qatar based Aljazeera TV network is now facing closure of its bureau in Jerusalem by Israeli authorities for its...

Should Journalists Protect National Interest Or Publish And Be Damned?

By Saeed Naqvi Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s fate hangs in the balance on unexplained finances, most specifically for apartments he acquired on London’s most...
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Ceasefire goes into effect in Southwest Syria

First positive result of Trump-Putin meeting A ceasefire brokered by Russia, US and Jordan has gone into effect in the Southwest region along the...
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Modi returns after visiting Israel and G-20 Summit

He is the first Indian PM visiting Israel in 70 years Prime Minister Narendra Modi has returned New Delhi Sunday morning after two nation visit....
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Modi’s Israel Visit: Memories of a Journalist’s Visits To Jewish State

By: Saeed Naqvi Israel has been in the news in the context of the Prime Minister’s visit and I may be forgiven for a touch...
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Last day in Israel: Modi pays homage to Indian World War I heroes

Netanyahu accompanies Modi On the last day of his visit to Israel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Indian soldiers who laid their...
India, Israel cement ties, sign seven agreements

India, Israel cement ties, sign seven agreements

Netanyahu; marriage made in heaven implemented on earth India and Israel have signed seven agreements in Wednesday, including a MoU for water conservation, cooperation...

PM leaves for first ever Israel visit

Haretz expects BJP will anchor ties with greater alacrity Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for his three-day visit to Israel Tuesday morning, being the first...
Prime Minister Modi to Visit Child Victim of Mumbai Terror Attack While in Israel

Prime Minister Modi to Visit Child Victim of Mumbai Terror Attack While in Israel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will on July 4 become the first-ever sitting Indian PM to visit Israel, is expected to meet with a...
Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Netanyahu will be with Modi almost throughout the visit, says Israeli envoy Next week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will create history by visiting Israel, first...
Watch: Melania Trump slaps off husband’s hand in Israel!

Watch: Melania Trump slaps off husband’s hand in Israel!

The incident made a storm on Twitter and several users were eager to find the body language of both the US president and wife. The...
Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Tehran tells Trump to ask Riyadh for help in preventing another 9/11 By Abu Turab West Asia seems to be on the road to confrontation on...
Palestinian President Abbas asks Modi to help bring peace to Middle East

Palestinian President Abbas asks Modi to help bring peace to Middle East

By Abu Turab Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has sought India’s help in resolving the Palestinian dispute with Israel. Speaking at the India Islamic Cultural Centre...
Trump visit is to strengthen Israel against Iran: Tillerson

Trump visit is to strengthen Israel against Iran: Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Iran has destabilized the Middle East By Abu Turab US President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia is aimed...
India plays balancing act in Middle East

India plays balancing act in Middle East

Palestinian Authority President visits New Delhi ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landmark visit to Israel in the next few months. By Abu Turab India will...
Palestine can wait

Palestine can wait

The relatively new India-Israel bonhomie makes much sense, both economically and strategically for India, and politically for PM Modi By Sujit Bhar This is a tricky...
Netanyahu’s fait accompli to Trump

Netanyahu’s fait accompli to Trump

In a controversial move, the Israeli Knesset goes ahead with legalising 4,000 West Bank settlement homes retroactively By Sujit Bhar When hubris piggy-backs a high dose...

'Israel' - 102 News Results

Saudi Arabia, UAE join Israel for regime change in Iran

Saudi Arabia, UAE join Israel for regime change in Iran

First public appearance with Israel suggests Saudi Arabia, UAE frustration In a more aggressive tone against Iran, the foreign minister of Saudi Arabia, the ambassador...
Trump Taking Palestinian Right Of Return 'Off The Table,' Report Claims

Trump Taking Palestinian Right Of Return ‘Off The Table,’ Report Claims

Continuing his pro-Israeli hard-line policy forward, US President Donald Trump administration is set to announce that it will no longer recognize millions of  Palestinian...
Israeli Arabs and Jews Protest Against Apartheid Law

Israeli Arabs and Jews Protest Against Apartheid Law

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been facing stiff opposition from a large number of people, Arabs and Jews for bringing new law declaring...
Israeli spy agency Mossad killed Syrian Weapon Scientist: NYT

Israeli spy agency Mossad killed Syrian Weapon Scientist: NYT

A senior official from an intelligence agency in the Middle East has revealed that the assassination of one of Syria’s most important rocket scientists...
Anti Semitism Rises When Populism Lurches To The Right

Anti Semitism Rises When Populism Lurches To The Right

~By Saeed Naqvi   Call it coincidence or mysterious design, there are moments in world affairs when disparate societies have the same experience.   I had barely registered...
Israel intercepts Flotilla boats off Gaza coast

Israel intercepts Flotilla boats off Gaza coast

The Israel Navy has, once again, intercepted the flotilla boat Al Awda on Sunday after it disobeyed commands to stop sailing toward the Gaza Strip, facing...
Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Israel release Palestinian Protest icon girl

Ahed Tamimi receives heroic welcome home Israel has released 17-year-old Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi from prison early on Sunday, after she, along with her...
Knesset Pass Controversial Jewish Nation-State Bill

Knesset Pass Controversial Jewish Nation-State Bill

Arabs made second class citizens In a major development, Israeli parliament has adopted the controversial Jewish nation-state bill converting into 14th Basic Law early...
Israel fires missiles on Syrian forces near Aleppo

Israel fires missiles on Syrian forces near Aleppo

Damascus alleges Tel Aviv attacks in support of defeated terrorists Israel has targeted a Syrian a military site in the eastern countryside of Aleppo in...
Israeli missiles strike Damascus, US airlifts Daesh terrorists

Israeli missiles strike Damascus, US airlifts Daesh terrorists

Two Israeli missiles fell in the vicinity of Damascus international airport on Monday night, while US-led coalition airlifted two high ranking Daesh commanders from...
Israel to connect Saudi Arabia with rail transport

Israel to connect Saudi Arabia with rail transport

Netanyahu to promote “Track of Regional Peace” Amidst growing contacts between Israel and Saudi Arabia without formally having diplomatic ties, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
Saudi Crown Prince MBS meets Netanyahu in Amman

Saudi Crown Prince MBS meets Netanyahu in Amman

Israeli writer reveals the secret meeting held in Royal Palace Coming further close to Israel, Saudi Arabia’s most powerful Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman...
Israel’s former minister arrested for spying for Iran

Israel’s former minister arrested for spying for Iran

Tehran has not responded to the allegations yet In a rare development, Israel’s former minister Gonen Segev has been arrested on suspicion of assisting and...
Israel hits Hamas targets, claims Palestinians hit rockets

Israel hits Hamas targets, claims Palestinians hit rockets

Amidst Palestinian ongoing protests and aggressive response from Israeli forces, Monday morning witnessed exchange of attacks between Gaza based Hamas resistance and Israeli Defense...
UN condemns “excessive” Israeli force against Palestinians

UN condemns “excessive” Israeli force against Palestinians

The UN General Assembly has condemned Israel for excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians, in a resolution adopted by a strong majority of...
Bashar say US, French, Turks, Israeli troops occupying Syria

Bashar say US, French, Turks, Israeli troops occupying Syria

Speaks to Iranian Arabic al-Alam TV channel In a direct confrontation with major powers,Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that the American, French, Turkish and Israeli troops...
Saudi Crown Prince MBS met Israeli officials during “disappearance”

Saudi Crown Prince MBS met Israeli officials during “disappearance”

In an interesting revelation, Egyptian well informed sources have claimed that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salmen has repeatedly met with Israeli officials during...
Nasrallh call Israelis to return to homelands or face great war

Nasrallh call Israelis to return to homelands or face great war

Amidst Israeli forces killing Palestinian protesters from Gaza every Friday for last several weeks, its arch rival Lebanon basedHezbollah Secretary General HasanNasrallah, has called...
Israel calls for military coalition against Iran

Israel calls for military coalition against Iran

UE says Iran’s n-enrichment plan within JCPOA limit Despite EU assessment of Iran’s nuclear enrichment plan being within multilateral JCPOA deal limit, Israel has resumed...
Jordan: Protests my force King Abdullah to change government

Jordan: Protests may force King Abdullah II to remove PM Mulki

High prices and new IMF triggered tax bill cause nationwide protests Amidst mounting public pressure against price rise and proposed tax bill, Jordan's King Abdullah...
Israeli jets flying over Yemen, alleges Houthi leader

Israeli jets flying over Yemen, alleges Houthi leader

Amidst large number of killings of Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces in recent weeks, Tel Aviv’s connivance with Riyadh in its air campaign against Yemen...
Supporting Israel: US more isolated on Palestine at UNSC

Supporting Israel: US more isolated on Palestine at UNSC

US vetoes Kuwait drafted resolution on Israel aggression on Palestinians The United States has been facing more isolation under President Donald Trump for its...
Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds after escalation in attacks

Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds after escalation in attacks

Both sides claim to hit back if violation occurs There are contradictory reports of a ceasefire between Gaza based Palestinian resistance groups and Israeli forces. ...
guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US

Paraguay will also open its embassy soon Following US foot prints Guatemala has now opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales...
Hezbollah ask Palestinians not to sign Trump’s “deal of the century”

Hezbollah ask Palestinians not to sign Trump’s “deal of the century”

Amidst relocation of US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and killing of almost 60 Palestinians by Israeli forces, Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general...
US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Face Worldwide Condemnation for Embassy Relocation

US Administration headed by President Donald Trump was once again faced with worldwide criticism, both friends and foes coming together after relocation of its...
Israel and Syria exchange most extensive missile strikes

Israel and Syria exchange most extensive missile strikes

Earlier Tel Aviv claimed of killing 15 including 8 Iranians In another major development in the Middle East on Thursday morning, Israel and Syria have...
Isolated Trump gets Saudi Arabia, Israel support on Iran deal withdrawal

Isolated Trump gets Saudi Arabia, Israel support on Iran deal withdrawal

Iran to remain with JCPOA along with other signatories, says Rouhani Amidst worldwide criticism and condemnation of US President Donald Trump’s move of withdrawing from...
Hezbollah alliance wins Lebanon parliamentary elections

Hezbollah alliance wins Lebanon parliamentary elections

Israel calls Lebanon a Hezbollah state Lebanon’s resistance leader and Hezbollah’s General Secretary Hassan Nasrallah has thanked “his faithful people” for their support in the...
If US pull out of nuclear deal, Iran would also go back

If US pull out of nuclear deal, Iran would also go back

Iranian Ambassador to UK talks to CNN  As clock is ticking towards May 12 deadline for US President Donald Trump’s announcement about the future...
Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Netanyahu Reveals Iran’s Secret Nuclear Files

Iran calls a “baseless childish, naïve game”, US calls it “authentic” Amidst growing US President Donald Trump’s threat of pulling out of Iran nuclear deal...
Israel’s Mossad killed Hamas engineer in Kuala Lumpur: NYT

Israel’s Mossad killed Hamas engineer in Kuala Lumpur: NYT

Hasan Nasrullah say Israel is killing Arab minds The allegations on Israeli spy agency Mossad of killing a Hamas engineer Fadi al-Batsh has now almost...
Malaysia see “terror” angle into Hamas scientist killings

Malaysia see “terror” angle into Hamas scientist killings

Hamas and father allege Mossad for the act In another seemingly trans-national terror operation, new facts were emerging in the incident of dramatic killing of...
Saudi Crown Prince recognise Israelis right to their own land

Saudi Crown Prince recognise Israelis right to their own land

In a major development bringing Saudi Arabia and Israel closer, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, also known as MBS, has virtually recognised Israel, stressing...
Erdogan calls Netanyahu a “terrorist” and Israel a “Terrorist state”

Erdogan calls Netanyahu a “terrorist” and Israel a “Terrorist state”

Killing of 17 Palestinians in Gaza by Israeli forces on “Land Day” on Friday has triggered tension between Israel and Turkey. The Turkish President...
India and Israel come closer with reduced flight time

India and Israel come closer with reduced flight time

Air India flies over Saudi Arabia to reach Tel Aviv The ties between India and Israel have witnessed a major jump when two capitals were...
Mehmoud Abbas accuse Hamas for attack on PM

Mehmoud Abbas accuse Hamas for attack on PM

Rift between Palestinian Authority and Hamas widens In a major development, President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas has accused Gaza based pro-Iran resistance group...
Jordan and Palestine support Israeli Christians’ Church closure

Jordan and Palestine support Israeli Christians’ Church closure

The Israeli Christian leaders have received expression of support from Jordanian and Palestinian governments for shutting the doors of a historical Holy Sepulchre church...
US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

US to open embassy in Jerusalem in May 2018

Israel thanks Trump, Palestinians call it "adding insult to injury" In a much quicker succession and before-the-scheduled move the US administration has announced that its...
Israeli PM Banjamin Netanyahu has displayed a piece of an alleged Iranian drone in Munich Security Conference which was dismissed by Javad Zarif.

Israel-Iran tension escalates in Munich Security Conference

The situation in Middle East has once again escalated with Israeli PM Banjamin Netanyahu displaying piece of  an alleged Iranian drone (downed by Israel...
Palestinian detainees without charges boycott Israeli courts

Palestinian detainees without charges boycott Israeli courts

More than 450 Palestinian administrative detainees in Israeli prisons without any charges or trial have jointly announced their open-ended boycott of military courts. According to...
Syria threatens to respond any future Israeli aggression

Syria threatens to respond any future Israeli aggression

In a tit-for-tat escalation in the Middle East, Syria has warned Israel for “more surprises” should Tel Aviv commit any further acts of aggression...
Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Donald Trump gives shock to Israel on peace plan

Says Israelis and Palestinians don’t want peace deal A major acknowledging statement on Israel-Palestine crisis has emerged from White House. US President Donald Trump...
Israel claims most significant attacks on Syria, Russia cautions Tel Aviv

Israel claims most significant attacks on Syria, Russia cautions Tel Aviv

Iran praises Syria for shooting Israeli fighter jet, says era of “hit-and-run” ended Conflicting assessments are emerging from the Israel-Syria theatre after downing of Israeli...

UN Head calls for de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre

Iran says Israeli claim of shooting down its drone is ridiculous UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for an immediate de-escalation in Syria-Israel theatre after...
India supports sovereign and independent Palestine

India supports sovereign and independent Palestine

PM flown from Amman to Ramallah in a chopper under Jordanian and Israeli security escort Prime Minister Narendra Modi has supported a “sovereign and independent...
Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

Israeli F-16 shot down by Syrians, Tel Aviv hit Iranian drone

War escalates on Israel-Syria border while PM Modi in Ramallah Amidst US military’s rising operations in northern Syria, Damascus and Tel Aviv have, on Saturday...
Saudi Arabia grants airspace permission to Air India for Israel

Saudi Arabia grants airspace permission to Air India for Israel

PM Narendra Modi's influence in the region imminent, say Haaretz Amidst reports of warming relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel, India’s flagship carrier Air India was...
An Israel soldiers prepares to launch a Spike anti-tank guided missile during a training exercise. (Rafael Advanced Defense Systems)

India to revive ‘spiked’ Rafael anti-tank missile deal with Israel

Above: An Israel soldiers prepares to launch a Spike anti-tank guided missile during a training exercise. (Rafael Advanced Defense Systems) Sources in the Indian government...
Israel strikes continue in Egypt’s Sinai for years

Israel strikes continue in Egypt’s Sinai for years

Cairo approved Tel Aviv’s move In an unprecedented revelation, New York Times has claimed that Israel has been conducting a years-long campaign of airstrikes in...
Mike Pence on damage control mission in Middle East

Mike Pence on damage control mission in Middle East

Visit was delayed after huge protests against Trump’s Jerusalem move US Vice President Mike Pence began his Middle East journey on Saturday, from Cairo with...

Narendra Modi To Be First Indian PM In Palestine On February 10

In the first ever visit by an Indian prime minister to Palestine, PM Narendra Modi will land in Ramallah on February 10 – the...
Rousing Welcome To Israeli PM Netanyahu in Gujarat, Praises Modi As Revolutionary

Rousing Welcome To Israeli PM Netanyahu in Gujarat, Praises Modi As Revolutionary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, who arrived in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, held an eight-kilometer-long roadshow which ended at the...
PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

PLO Central Council: Palestine to revoke Israel’s recognition

In a major setback to the US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem move, the Palestine Liberation Organisation's (PLO) Central Council has, on Monday, recommended revoking...

Benjamin Netanyahu-Narendra Modi hold historic meeting

India, Israel come closer with several more agreements  Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and held bilateral at Hyderabad House in...
“Ties with Israel are important for defence, security”

“Ties with Israel are important for defence, security”

Mudda panellists welcome India’s budding friendship with Israel, but warn against trade imbalance; its weapons and our huge market are big pluses Israeli Prime Minister...
Palestine: Trump’s Middle-East policy-slap of the century

Palestine: Trump’s Middle-East policy-slap of the century

Washington loses arbitrator’s role  The trust deficit on US administration under President Donald Trump among the international community was witnessed Sunday when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...
Netanyahu arrives for historic six day visit to India

Netanyahu arrives for historic six day visit to India

Will travel to Agra, Ahmedabad and Mumbai Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in the capital for a six- day official visit to...
India considering purchase of Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel

India considering purchase of Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel

The Indian military is keen on locking a $500 million deal to purchase 8000 8,000 Spike antitank missiles from Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense System. Months...
Khamenei: US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and MKO were responsible for violent protests

Khamenei: US, Israel, Saudi Arabia and MKO were responsible for violent protests

Iran’s top leadership believes that the recent violent protests in Iran were the result of the coordinated efforts of a “triangle” having US-Israel at...
Egypt: former PM withdraws from Presidential contest

Egypt: former PM withdraws from Presidential contest

The second term for Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, as Egyptian President has been ensured by forcing former PM Ahmed Shafik to withdraw from Presidential elections...
Jerusalem move: Ismail Haniyeh say US offered Abu Dis as alternate capital

Jerusalem move: Ismail Haniyeh say US offered Abu Dis as alternate capital

Asks to unite major Palestinian groups in national interest The Trump’s Middle East plan is facing serious hurdles before its implementation. His recognition of Jerusalem...
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Trump: US spent seven trillion dollars in Middle East

Having being disappointed with General Assembly’s vote against his Jerusalem move, President Donald Trump says that US has “foolishly spent $7 trillion in the...
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India with global community in UN denounces US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

India put aside concerns about its growing closeness to US and Israel to stand with global community in voting against Trump administration’s decision to...
Bahrain against challenging US over Jerusalem move

Bahrain against challenging US over Jerusalem move

At a time when most of the countries were preparing to vote against Trump’s Jerusalem move at UN General Assembly in New York on...
Netanyahu rejects OIC declaring East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Netanyahu rejects OIC declaring East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Israel asks other nations to move their embassies to Jerusalem Amidst large number of protests against Trump’s Jerusalem move, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has...
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Now Israel want Saudi Crown Prince MBS to visit Tel Aviv

Arab monarchs apprehensive of public ire In another step forward in Saudi Arabia-Israel relations, the Israel’s Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz want Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed...
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Bahrain defies worldwide tide on Jerusalem, moves closer to Israel

Delegation does not represent Bahraini people, says opposition group Amid worldwide protests against US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital, Bahrain...
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Despite Trump support, Netanyahu faces ire for corruption at home

More than ten thousand marched in “March of Shame” Amidst world-wide protests against US President Donald Trump’s announcement of recognising Jerusalem as Israeli capital, Prime...
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Iran: President Rouhani puts conditions for resuming ties with Saudi Arabia

Stop bombing Yemen and cut alleged ties with Israel In a major breakthrough, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has conveyed his country’s readiness to restore ties...
Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Arab League call Trump’s Jerusalem move as dangerous

Several leaders in the region refuse to meet US Vice President The Arab League has called US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital...
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Trump isolates US by recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital

US Ambassador criticize UN for bullying Israel The latest move of President Donald Trump of recognizing Jerusalem as Israeli capital and decision to move its...
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Trump’s Jerusalem move: Our position on Palestine is independent, says India

Amid worldwide condemnation to US President Donald Trump’s announcement of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and instruction to move its embassy from Tel Aviv...
Trump to order Embassy shift to Jerusalem despite world community warning

Trump to order Embassy shift to Jerusalem despite world community warning

Most of friends and foes oppose the move US President Donald Trump is creating history on Wednesday when he formally recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital...
Israel hits missiles at military post near Damascus

Israel hits missiles at military post near Damascus

Syrian forces destroy two Israeli missiles In a fresh escalation in the Middle East, Israel has fired missiles at a military position near Damascus over...

PM Modi favours Palestine to co-exist peacefully with Israel

India supports Palestinian nation building At a time when Saudi Arabia is pushing most of its regional allies for “normalizing” ties with Israel aiming to...
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Hezbollah leader denounces Arab League for labelling terrorist

Hassan Nasrallah admits sending arms to Gaza and Syria Amid heightened tension in the Middle East between Saudi led Arab nations and Iran along with...

Priti Patel resigns from British cabinet, Theresa May to rejig team again

Priti Patel had to resign following reports of her unauthorized meetings with Israeli politicians, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Indian-origin member of the British Cabinet,...
Israel supports Saudi war mongering against Iran, Hezbollah

Israel supports Saudi war mongering against Iran, Hezbollah

Israeli envoys asked to ramp up international pressure after Hariri resignation The growing coordination between Saudi Arabia and Israel for triggering a desired war in...

Syria is fighting war against Wahabism, says Ambassador

Officers from US, UK, Turkey and Israel are helping terror groups, he alleges Exclusive interview with APN ~By M. Ahmad Kazmi Syria has been engaged in war...
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India, Israel to enhance military cooperation

Israeli Major General Yaakov Barak visits Northern Command HQ India and Israel have decided to enhance cooperation between their armies. The issues of mutual interest...
Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi PM: KRG Must Hand Over Airports by Friday or Face International Air Embargo

Iraqi forces watching border from Turkish territory           Reacting to Masoud Barzani, the head of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s defiant attitude sticking for “ending ties...
Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

Israel Attacks Alleged Chemical Weapons in Syria

In a sudden development, Israeli rockets were fired at a Syrian army position, suspected to be a chemical weapon site in Hama province in...
Israel to close Aljazeera bureau in Jerusalem

Israel to close Aljazeera bureau in Jerusalem

Journalist bodies outcry against Tel Aviv Qatar based Aljazeera TV network is now facing closure of its bureau in Jerusalem by Israeli authorities for its...

Should Journalists Protect National Interest Or Publish And Be Damned?

By Saeed Naqvi Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s fate hangs in the balance on unexplained finances, most specifically for apartments he acquired on London’s most...
SHIVA’S LOYAL: A kanwaria shelters from the rain in front of a poster of Lord Shiva in New Delhi, Reuters/UNI

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Ceasefire goes into effect in Southwest Syria

First positive result of Trump-Putin meeting A ceasefire brokered by Russia, US and Jordan has gone into effect in the Southwest region along the...
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Modi returns after visiting Israel and G-20 Summit

He is the first Indian PM visiting Israel in 70 years Prime Minister Narendra Modi has returned New Delhi Sunday morning after two nation visit....
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Modi’s Israel Visit: Memories of a Journalist’s Visits To Jewish State

By: Saeed Naqvi Israel has been in the news in the context of the Prime Minister’s visit and I may be forgiven for a touch...
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Last day in Israel: Modi pays homage to Indian World War I heroes

Netanyahu accompanies Modi On the last day of his visit to Israel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to Indian soldiers who laid their...
India, Israel cement ties, sign seven agreements

India, Israel cement ties, sign seven agreements

Netanyahu; marriage made in heaven implemented on earth India and Israel have signed seven agreements in Wednesday, including a MoU for water conservation, cooperation...

PM leaves for first ever Israel visit

Haretz expects BJP will anchor ties with greater alacrity Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for his three-day visit to Israel Tuesday morning, being the first...
Prime Minister Modi to Visit Child Victim of Mumbai Terror Attack While in Israel

Prime Minister Modi to Visit Child Victim of Mumbai Terror Attack While in Israel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will on July 4 become the first-ever sitting Indian PM to visit Israel, is expected to meet with a...
Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Modi, the first Indian PM to visit Israel

Netanyahu will be with Modi almost throughout the visit, says Israeli envoy Next week Prime Minister Narendra Modi will create history by visiting Israel, first...
Watch: Melania Trump slaps off husband’s hand in Israel!

Watch: Melania Trump slaps off husband’s hand in Israel!

The incident made a storm on Twitter and several users were eager to find the body language of both the US president and wife. The...
Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Iran, Saudi Arabia tensions grow with Trump visit

Tehran tells Trump to ask Riyadh for help in preventing another 9/11 By Abu Turab West Asia seems to be on the road to confrontation on...
Palestinian President Abbas asks Modi to help bring peace to Middle East

Palestinian President Abbas asks Modi to help bring peace to Middle East

By Abu Turab Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has sought India’s help in resolving the Palestinian dispute with Israel. Speaking at the India Islamic Cultural Centre...
Trump visit is to strengthen Israel against Iran: Tillerson

Trump visit is to strengthen Israel against Iran: Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Iran has destabilized the Middle East By Abu Turab US President Donald Trump’s upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia is aimed...
India plays balancing act in Middle East

India plays balancing act in Middle East

Palestinian Authority President visits New Delhi ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landmark visit to Israel in the next few months. By Abu Turab India will...
Palestine can wait

Palestine can wait

The relatively new India-Israel bonhomie makes much sense, both economically and strategically for India, and politically for PM Modi By Sujit Bhar This is a tricky...
Netanyahu’s fait accompli to Trump

Netanyahu’s fait accompli to Trump

In a controversial move, the Israeli Knesset goes ahead with legalising 4,000 West Bank settlement homes retroactively By Sujit Bhar When hubris piggy-backs a high dose...

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