Israel upholds expulsion order against West Bank hamlets:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effects of policies of developed nations.   Context: Israel’s Supreme Court has upheld a long-standing expulsion order against eight Palestinian hamlets in the occupied West Bank, potentially leaving at least 1,000 people homeless.   Background: The military declared the area a firing and training zone in the early 1980s. Israeli …

‘Gehri dosti’ says Israel PM about ties with India:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: Israel and India are celebrating 30 years of establishment of diplomatic relations. Though India had recognised Israel on September 17, 1950, full-fledged diplomatic relations between the countries were established on January 29, 1992. …

Palestinian PM calls for Indian support:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Context: Indian and Palestinian Prime Ministers held meetings in Glasgow recently on the sidelines of the COP26 summit.   Outcomes of the meet: Palestine asked India to play a stabilising role in West Asia by …

Indian supports Palestine peace process

GS Paper 2: Topics covered: Important international institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Context: India extended its support to restart the peace process between Israel and Palestine in a recent UN Security Council meeting More on this news: India reiterated its commitment to ‘the establishment of a sovereign, independent and viable state of …