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Israel-Gaza's 12-hour ceasefire on, but permanent truce looks shaky

Jul 26, 2014

Israel-Gaza's 12-hour ceasefire on, but permanent truce looks shaky

The temporary lull was unlikely to change the trajectory of the current hostilities and that the Israel-Gaza war is spilling over into West Bank. #United Nations #Hamas #Israel #UN #West Bank #Israel-Palestine #Israel-Palestine relations #Israel strikes on Gaza #Gaza strikes #Truce #Gaza fighting #Israel fighting #Israel-Gaza fighting
ISIL's rapid rise puts Syrian army's strategy to test

Jul 25, 2014

ISIL's rapid rise puts Syrian army's strategy to test

The emergence of the al Qaeda offshoot, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), has so far allowed President Bashar al-Assad to present himself to the world as a bulwark against Sunni Islamist radicals #World #Terrorism #United Nations #US #Syria #Jihad #ConnectTheDots #UN #Iraq #Mosul #ISIS
Pressure mounts for truce after Israel shells UN refuge in Gaza

Jul 25, 2014

Pressure mounts for truce after Israel shells UN refuge in Gaza

Fresh Israeli fire early Friday pushed the overall Palestinian death toll in Gaza to over 800 Palestinian emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said. #World #United Nations #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Ban Ki-moon #Palestine #Gaza #Israel air strikes #Operation Protective Edge
Experts say UN report on ISIL ordering female genital mutilation is 'fake'

Jul 25, 2014

Experts say UN report on ISIL ordering female genital mutilation is 'fake'

The Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), took over large swathes of the country last month and has begun imposing its extreme Salafist interpretation of Islam. #ThatsJustWrong #World #Terrorism #United Nations #US #Syria #Jihad #UN #Iraq #Mosul #ISIS

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In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row

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No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jul 26, 2014

UN studies formal Palestinian plea for a protectorate

While Secretary of State John Kerry continues to pursue a cease-fire in Gaza—and Hamas rockets continue to rain down on Israel--the United Nations is looking over a proposal from Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas—now known formally at the U.N... #Mahmoud Abbas #Israel #United Nations #John Kerry #Palestine #Hamas #Palestinian Authority #George Russell
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jul 24, 2014

ISIS militants order female genital mutilation in northern Iraq: U.N.

Terrorists have ordered all girls and women living in and around Iraq’s northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation, the United Nations said on Thursday... #Iraq #United Nations #Mosul
No need to fight: Jairam, Modi both right about toilets

Jul 26, 2014

UN studies formal Palestinian plea for a protectorate

While Secretary of State John Kerry continues to pursue a cease-fire in Gaza—and Hamas rockets continue to rain down on Israel--the United Nations is looking over a proposal from Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas—now known formally at the U.N... #Mahmoud Abbas #Israel #United Nations #John Kerry #Palestine #Hamas #Palestinian Authority #George Russell
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