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India to place special emphasis on neighbourhood Swaraj

Jul 23, 2014

India to place special emphasis on neighbourhood Swaraj

Giving details, Swaraj said the Summit underlined the relevance and role of BRICS as an important additional instrument for promoting global economic growth and stability, economic development in resource-constrained countries and international peace. #sushma swaraj #Narendra Modi #Middle East #diplomacy #Israel #BRICs
Amid raging violence Gaza church opens doors to refugees

Jul 23, 2014

Amid raging violence Gaza church opens doors to refugees

Around 600 people, mostly women and children, are sheltering in the church compound in the old sector of Gaza City, after escaping the inferno of neighbouring areas like Shejaiya. #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Church #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation
Kerry flies to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban to broker Gaza truce

Jul 23, 2014

Kerry flies to Tel Aviv despite FAA ban to broker Gaza truce

Kerry stopped short Tuesday of advocating a new round of peace talks. Still, he left the door open for broad negotiations between Israel and Palestinian officials once a cease-fire is in place. #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry
Why has the Modi govt avoided taking a stand on Gaza?

Jul 23, 2014

Why has the Modi govt avoided taking a stand on Gaza?

So far, the government has managed to circumvent taking a stand on the Gaza conflict, even as it worked with world leaders under the global glare at the recent BRICS summit. #India #BJP #US #sushma swaraj #Hamas #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Israel #Jawaharlal Nehru #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #Two-state solution #Diplomatic ties #Oslo Accords #One-state solution

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Dec 03, 2012

Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Without going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography. #HowThisWorks #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Golan Heights
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Nov 16, 2012

Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

A series of incidents in several countries, and involving several organisations, have further highlighted the need for us to think before we tweet, and read before we retweet. #HowThisWorks #BBC #Twitter #Hamas #Israel #Defamation #Gaza #Lord McAlpine

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Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Jul 23, 2014

For Israelis on Edge of Battle, Rockets Put On a Show

Residents of the town of Sderot, the so-called bomb shelter capital of the world, gather on a dusty hill every night to watch rockets soar between Israel and Gaza... #Israel #Gaza Strip
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Jul 23, 2014

Hamas Gambled on War as Its Woes Grew in Gaza

When war between Israel and Hamas broke out two weeks ago, the Palestinian militant group was so hamstrung, politically, economically and diplomatically, that its leaders appeared to feel they had nothing to lose... #Israel #Hamas #Gaza Strip
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Jul 23, 2014

Israel, Palestinians wage war online over conflict's message, public opinion

Beyond the boom of Israeli airstrikes and the stream of rockets fired from Gaza, Israel and Hamas are also battling to control the message emanating from this latest Israeli-Palestinian conflagration... #Israel #Hamas #Jerusalem