Tag: israel

  • Saudi minister hints at normalization with Israel

    Saudi minister hints at normalization with Israel

    Normalization will eventually take place within framework of Palestinian-Israeli peace plan, says Saudi foreign minister Saudi foreign minister said normalization with Israel will eventually take place within the framework of a Palestinian-Israeli peace plan. In an online interview with the Washington Institute for Near East Studies, which was broadcast late Thursday on its website, Faisal…

  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Israel are same in their ‘annexation-plans’

    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Israel are same in their ‘annexation-plans’

    By Haider Abbas There seem to be more and more trouble brewing in the Middle-East, apart from the spread of COVID-19 pandemic , as the latest bombshell to come is from Qatar defense minister Khalid Al Attiyah who has claimed that Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) with UAE and Bahrain, the last two have just…

  • Disunited Arab Emirates no more big assets for Israel, the United States

    Disunited Arab Emirates no more big assets for Israel, the United States

    By Soroor Ahmed | Patna As per the definition of State given in Political Science textbooks for high school it should be sovereign, have a government, territory or land and population. By that criterion several of the countries are inherently weak States as they are too small in size or too sparsely populated. Yet they…

  • Qatar objects to Israel’s annexation plan

    Qatar objects to Israel’s annexation plan

    A team led by Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh met Thursday with Qatar’s Foreign Minister Muhammad bin Abdurrahman al-Thani in Doha to discuss the latest developments in Palestine. The team, including senior Hamas officials Musa Abu Marzuq, Izzat al-Rashak and Maher Obeid, spoke with al-Thani about Israel’s annexation plan, Jewish settlements and the Judaization of Jerusalem.…

  • Israeli private spacecraft shoots for Moon

    Israeli private spacecraft shoots for Moon

    Jerusalem : Aiming to become the fourth country to make a soft landing on the Moon, Israel’s non-profit SpaceIL has announced it will launch a spacecraft from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Thursday on board a Falcon 9 rocket. The unmanned craft, weighing 1,300 pounds and standing approximately five feet tall, will then begin an about…

  • Iran supports Palestinian groups against Israel: Minister

    Iran supports Palestinian groups against Israel: Minister

      Tehran : Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the Islamic republic will maintain supports for Palestine’s “resistance” groups, official IRNA news agency reported.   “Iran will support the Palestinian resistance groups against Zionist (Israeli) regime’s occupation and aggression,” Zarif was quoted as saying by IRNA on Sunday. Zarif made the remarks in…

  • Malaysia’s firm stance on Israel will not affect foreign relations: FM

    Malaysia’s firm stance on Israel will not affect foreign relations: FM

    Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia’s firm stance on matters relating to Israel will not affect its diplomatic relations with other countries, said Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah. He said countries that have diplomatic and trade relations with Malaysia were very well aware of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s stance on such issues. “Our foreign policy is to…

  • Israel sells vehicle defence systems to US in $200m deal

    Israel sells vehicle defence systems to US in $200m deal

    Jerusalem : Rafael Advanced Defence Systems, a state-owned Israeli technology company, announced on Wednesday that it has sold the US military “Trophy” protection systems for vehicles in a deal worth $200 million. In June 2018, the US purchased for the first time Trophy systems for several Abrams tank divisions for $193 million, and upon completion…

  • Palestine seeks sanctions against Israel over new settlements

    Palestine seeks sanctions against Israel over new settlements

    Jerusalem : The Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Saeb Erekat, on Thursday urged the international community to impose sanctions against Israel for approving new West Bank settlement units. On Wednesday, the Israeli authorities approved plans for 1,004 new housing units in the West Bank. “The colonial-settlement expansion in occupied Palestine by the Israeli occupying…

  • Israel strikes 12 sites across Gaza

    Israel strikes 12 sites across Gaza

    Jerusalem : Israel has carried out large-scale airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, targeting “12 terror sites”, a military spokesperson said. Israel struck Hamas sites in Gaza, bombing a concrete factory and a maritime assault tunnel shaft, after at least 36 Gaza rockets hit Israel, the army said on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported. The airstrikes…