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Israel and a changing Middle East
Feb 22, 2022

Israel and a changing Middle East

The Gulf region witnesses a shift as Israel is being accepted within the folds of regional politics.

Israel and Palestine to resume peace talks
Jul 24, 2013

Israel and Palestine to resume peace talks

After three years of being at a standstill, peace talks are to resume between Israel and Palestine, according to US Secretary of State John Kerry. He said in a statement, "I am pleased to announce that we've reached an agreement that establishes a basis for resuming final status negotiations between the Palestinians and the Israelis."

Israel election: A vote for maintaining the status quo
Apr 15, 2019

Israel election: A vote for maintaining the status quo

Given the history of India-Israel ties, not much will change regardless of the government in power in New Delhi

Israel offers all help to make PM's 'Make-in-India' scheme a grand success
Feb 19, 2015

Israel offers all help to make PM's 'Make-in-India' scheme a grand success

Israel's Defence Minister, Mr. Moshe Ya'alon, on Thursday ( February 19) delivered the 6th R.K. Mishra Memorial Lecture, organised by Observer Research Foundation in memory of its Founder-Chairman.

Israel Swerves Right
Apr 07, 2015

Israel Swerves Right

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu created history, defying pre-poll predictions, by leading his right-wing Likud Party to victory in the recently concluded national elections in Israel. The stunning result gave Netanyahu's Likud party 30 seats in the 120 seat Israeli Parliament, the Knesset.

Israel Unrest: Benjamin Netanyahu, synonymous with crisis, faces yet another
Mar 28, 2023

Israel Unrest: Benjamin Netanyahu, synonymous with crisis, faces yet another

Netanyahu revived his political career through an alliance with far-right groups. His acceding to their drastic demands like the overhaul of the country’s judiciary has ended up exposing the deep fault lines behind Israel’s chronic political instability

Israel's growing public diplomacy focus on Asia and new media
Jul 20, 2017

Israel's growing public diplomacy focus on Asia and new media

The thirst of developing countries to copy Israel's model of success — that some say “Jewish Success Story" — needs focus on technology.

Israel, Iran, and shadowboxing for deterrence
Apr 20, 2024

Israel, Iran, and shadowboxing for deterrence

The chase for strategic one-upmanship by Iran and Israel could lead to an expanded regional war with global, long-term ramifications

Israel, US and Terrorism
Dec 04, 2003

Israel, US and Terrorism

The presentation on Israel, US and Terrorism, by Mr.B.Raman, Convener, ORF Chennai at the weekly ORF Chennai interaction on November 29, 2003 had a first to its credit ¿ it was the first video conference carried out by the Chennai Chapter of the ORF. On this particular occasion

Israel-Hamas War: A challenge for the ‘new’ Middle East
Oct 11, 2023

Israel-Hamas War: A challenge for the ‘new’ Middle East

The recent shift by the Middle East prioritising geoeconomics over the Palestinian issue could suffer a setback. The crisis ignited by Hamas highlights that the gap between top-heavy policy decisions and groundswell public opinions, movements, and crisis points need to be addressed by regional powers to ensure long-term sustainability of economic cooperation programmes

Israel-India cooperation: Great scope on various areas, including energy
Feb 18, 2013

Israel-India cooperation: Great scope on various areas, including energy

During the recent INSS-ORF dialogue, there was a consensus that, while perhaps the origin of the terror threat is different, this is an area where cooperation can and should be enhanced.

Israeli President offers expertise in cyber, food security
Nov 18, 2016

Israeli President offers expertise in cyber, food security

Israeli president Reuven Rivlin has offered his country's expertise to India to make the world safe.

Israel’s Nationality Bill is challenging the core of Jewish identity
Jul 21, 2018

Israel’s Nationality Bill is challenging the core of Jewish identity

It is a distinct divergence that has defined the debate over a critical question of identity and politics and cracked open a faultline moderate Israeli (Jewish) society has tried to brush under the carpet for the last seven decades.

Israel’s normalisation with UAE and Bahrain: A prognosis for the region
Oct 01, 2020

Israel’s normalisation with UAE and Bahrain: A prognosis for the region

Discreet relations already existed between all three countries and the ceremony in the White House merely marked the consummation of the surreptitious

Israel’s rapid vaccination drive against COVID-19
Jan 25, 2021

Israel’s rapid vaccination drive against COVID-19

Israel has already vaccinated more than 72 percent of those aged 60 and above of its population.

Israel’s Silicon Wadi: A promising semiconductor partner for India
Jul 20, 2023

Israel’s Silicon Wadi: A promising semiconductor partner for India

As India aspires to become a global semiconductor hub, Israel can be a model to follow and a partner to work with

30 years of bilateral ties: What Indo-Israeli relations look like
Sep 12, 2022

30 years of bilateral ties: What Indo-Israeli relations look like

India's de-hyphenation policy in West Asia has been instrumental in sustaining bilateral ties with Israel.

A changing Gulf stream: Arab states and the Israel–Palestine conundrum
Jun 30, 2020

A changing Gulf stream: Arab states and the Israel–Palestine conundrum

The Indian stance on Palestine is a non-issue, specifically for Israel, which knows India’s views are mostly steeped in its own domestic politics.

Did the US-UAE-Israel trilateral dialogue foreshadow a new Quad with India?
Oct 19, 2021

Did the US-UAE-Israel trilateral dialogue foreshadow a new Quad with India?

The recent trilateral meeting is an indication of growing economic and political ties between the Abraham Accord partners. As India shares close bonds

Does India stand to gain from Israel-UAE agreement – and how?
Aug 17, 2020

Does India stand to gain from Israel-UAE agreement – and how?

India welcomed the agreement & full normalisation of Israel-UAE ties, while endorsing the ‘two-state solution’.

Don't hyphenate Israel
Jun 15, 2015

Don't hyphenate Israel

Israel being India's most trusted ally in West Asia and among the three or four closest friends in the world, Prime Minister Modi's visit to Israel needs to be a standalone, a single country trip. The India-Israel relationship is important enough, even sacred enough, to merit that respect.

Examining economic boycotts: The case of the Israel-Palestine conflict
May 14, 2024

Examining economic boycotts: The case of the Israel-Palestine conflict

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has gained momentum as more people protest against Israel’s actions in Gaza by boycotting Isra

From strategy to cringe, and everything in between Israel and India
Jul 10, 2017

From strategy to cringe, and everything in between Israel and India

The design to host Modi had a bit of everything that was required off Jerusalem to make sure there is no scope of a 'step back' on the Indo–Israeli front, curating a programme that was as much Bollywood as diplomacy.

Gaining momentum in the Israeli-Japanese relations: The economic and defence dimensions
May 26, 2023

Gaining momentum in the Israeli-Japanese relations: The economic and defence dimensions

Despite certain political differences, Israel and Japan are intending to boost their ties, especially in trade, defence, and tech

Geopolitics and India-Israel flights
Apr 03, 2018

Geopolitics and India-Israel flights

The permission for Air India to fly over Saudi Arabia must be seen as a major breakthrough, cutting hours off flights between India and Israel

Great expectations: Indo-Israeli defence deals
Jul 06, 2017

Great expectations: Indo-Israeli defence deals

India has been importing from Israel various weapons systems, missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles over the last few years, making India one of Israel's largest buyers of military hardware.

Growing UAE-Israel ties shows political intent to deepen relations between the two countries
Oct 22, 2022

Growing UAE-Israel ties shows political intent to deepen relations between the two countries

The bilateral relationship between Israel and UAE has moved ahead with surprising speed post the Abraham Accords