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Palestinians, Israeli Forces Clash Near West Bank Outpost

Dec 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

According to the military, hundreds of Palestinians threw rocks and burned tires and shots were fired in the area during the clashes,

Israeli Prime Minister Refuses His Election Promise Of Reopening US Embassy In Jerusalem

Nov 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Naftali Bennett, the Prime Minister of Israel has turned away from his election promise of reopening a US's Jerusalem Consulate for Palestinians. He is insisting for Ramallah in West Bank instead.

With Focus On Iran's Nuclear Program, German Chancellor Angela Merkel To Meet Israeli Leaders

This will be the farewell visit of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has completed 16 years in office characterised by near unwavering support for Israel.

Recent High-Level Interactions Between Israel-Palestine Give 'Window Of Opportunity' For Resumption Of Direct Negotiations: India

Sep 30, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The recent high-level interactions between Israel, Palestine and key regional states provide a window of opportunity for the resumption of direct negotiations between Israel and Palestine, MEA Joint Secretary Prakash Gupta said.

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Village, Wound Toddler

Video of Tuesday's attack released by an Israeli rights group showed several shirtless settlers with scarves wrapped around their faces hurling stones at a cluster of homes and vehicles.

26 September, 2021

Israeli Firing Leaves 4 Palestinians Dead During West Bank Clashes

Associated Press (AP)

Sunday's violence was the deadliest between Israeli troops and Palestinian militants in the occupied West Bank in recent weeks.

13 September, 2021

Israel Intercepts Rockets Launched From Gaza

Associated Press (AP)

Hamas retaliations come right after Israel captured four of the six escaped prisoners from a recent jailbreak.

31 August, 2021

Israel's New Govt Announces Gestures To Strengthen Palestinian Authority Including USD 150 Million Loan

Associated Press (AP)

The announcement came a day after Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the first high-level meeting between the two sides in years.

26 August, 2021

Palestinian Twin Brothers Turn Historic Plane Into Cafe In West Bank

Associated Press (AP)

Palestinian boys Khamis al-Sairafi and brother Ata have converted an old Boeing 707 into a cafe and restaurant for customers to board. The cafe has been named 'The Palestinian-Jordanian Airline Restaurant and Coffee Shop al-Sairafi'.

04 July, 2021

Palestine: Hundreds Stage Demonstrations Against President Mahmoud Abbas

Associated Press (AP)

Palestinian Authority has grown increasingly autocratic and unpopular, and Abbas cancelled the first elections in 15 years in April when it looked like his fractured Fatah party would lose.

19 June, 2021

First Palestine And Now Myanmar: New India Sits Out On Issues Of Human Rights At The UN

Seema Guha

New Delhi now has little stomach for human rights activism


16 June, 2021

Israel Launches Airstrikes On Gaza Sites Again

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the first such raids since a cease-fire ended the war with Hamas last month.

14 June, 2021

Will India-Israel Equation Witness Change After Netanyahu Exit?

Seema Guha

Israel is now India’s second-largest supplier of defence equipment, though Russia continues to take the top slot.

14 June, 2021

Naftali Bennett Sworn In As Israel's New Prime Minister: All You Need To Know About Him

Associated Press (AP)

Naftali Bennett is opposed to Palestinian independence and strongly supports Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem, which the Palestinians and much of the international community see as a major obstacle to peace.

07 June, 2021

After Detention By Israel, A Pair of Jerusalem Activist Were Freed

Associated Press (AP)

Al Jazeera's Budeiri was arrested a day after she wore a protective vest marked “press,” and was dragged away by police at a protest in Sheikh Jarrah.

07 June, 2021

Israeli Space Scientist Succumbed To Death Due To Injuries Caused During The Riots

Associated Press (AP)

Avi Har-Even, an 84-year-old rocket scientist, died as a result of injuries sustained when rioters set fire to the Efendi Hotel during the peak of Arab-Jewish violence last month.

06 June, 2021

Israel Releases Al Jazeera Reporter Hours After Forceful Detention

Associated Press (AP)

Givara Budeiri was detained by the Israeli border police on Saturday in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood, where she had been wearing body armour marked ‘press’


04 June, 2021

UN Agency Withdraws Director From Gaza After Threats Over His Remarks On Israeli Airstrikes

Associated Press (AP)

UN said Gaza director Matthias Schmale and his deputy have been recalled to UNRWA's headquarters in east Jerusalem for “consultations.”

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz