Beirut: About 74 per cent of the Syrian displaced families suffer a certain amount of food insecurity, the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Lebanon said on Saturday.In a report titled ‘Evaluation of vulnerability of Syrians displaced ... IndiaTV News, 1 month ago
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Vowing not to bow under international pressures, Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Israel “will act with all power” in its offensive to stop rocket attacks on its land from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. Netanyahu’s statement comes even as US President Barack Obama called the Israeli Prime Minister on Friday and offered to broker a ceasefire with Hamas, saying there was a risk of further escalation of the crisis. “No international pressure ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Israel hit by rockets from Lebanon: Officials Rediff.com, 2 months ago Israel continues to hammer Gaza Strip; over 100 dead Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Washington: Heavy metal! NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has discovered its first meteorite on the Red Planet — a huge shiny, lumpy rock made mostly of iron.The rock is an iron meteorite called “Lebanon”, similar in shape and lustre to ...IndiaTV News, 2 months ago
‘ISIS has intensified its competition with the Al Qaeda by declaring a caliphate.’ ‘Radical groups such as Boko Haram and the Al Shabaab are looking for inspiration and they find it in abundance in the ISIS’ Experts tell Rediff.com’s Vicky Nanjappa about the impact of the ‘Islamic state’ on the terror world. The restoration of the caliphate by the dreaded Islamic State of Iraq has put the world on edge. Indian Muslims, mostly Sunnis, have ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Fifty soldiers lost their lives in the Siachen Glacier due to climatic conditions and avalanches in the last three years while 16 soldiers died while serving in United Nations peacekeeping operations during that period, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday. In written replies, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said the government was aware of the “strategic importance” of Siachen Glacier and requisite forces have been deployed in that area on basis of the “threat perception, ground ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
What happens when two teenagers -- one Israeli and one Palestinian -- discover that they were accidentally switched at birth? The Other Son is a wonderful vision of Israel and Palestine. There is no positive future for the region and its people without this vision, feels Aseem Chhabra. In one of the crucial scenes in the 2012 film Inch’Allah, (photograph, left), a Canadian doctor is at a border crossing in the West Bank, as she pleads with a tall young Israeli soldier that her patient -- ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
JERUSALEM: With 18 soldiers killed in Gaza, the highest military casualty toll in eight years, Israel is in mourning, but has vowed to pursue its mission against Hamas militants. Thirteen of them were killed on Sunday alone, making it the bloodiest single day ...Himalayan times, 2 months ago
"There's no kidnapped Israeli soldier and those rumors are untrue," Prosor told reporters at United Nations as the Security Council held an emergency meeting on the escalating crisis between Israel and Palestinians. Hamas's armed wing said on Sunday ...Jagran Post, 2 months ago
North-west India is what the ISIS is aiming at in its map of the caliphate. However, many Indian Muslims feel that the jihadists are making a mockery out of Islam. Vicky Nanjappa reports. It seems that the Islamic caliphate has been restored and Abu-Bakr-al Baghdadi, the chief of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria which is running havoc in Iraq, has declared himself as the caliph or the leader of the Muslim world. While analysts burn the midnight oil trying to figure out the ramifications of such ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
New Delhi : A classified document revealed on Monday shows that US spy agency, National Security Agency (NSA), had been sanctioned to spy on most countries and some international bodies and political parties. Under a 2010 certification approved by the ...IndiaTV News, 2 months ago
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