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Amid COVID-19 crisis, India buys $116 million worth of guns from Israel

India plans to buy 16,479 Negev Light Machine Guns manufactured by Israeli Weapons Industries.

Palestinian checkpoint After global protests, Microsoft sells its stake in Israeli facial recognition start-up

An investigation by NBC in October last year revealed that Israeli company AnyVision’s technology was being used to scan the faces of thousands of Palestinians at checkpoints every day. Microsoft had invested in AnyVision in June 2019

India Israel ties We need hospitals, not Israeli guns

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the Indian government signed a 880 crore rupee (USD 116 million) deal with Israel for 16,479 Negev Light Machine Guns. This is even as doctors in many parts of India are struggling without adequate personal protective equipment

The flawed ‘deal of the century’ runs into determined Palestinian opposition

Demonstrations were held in different parts of the West Bank and Gaza strip against the proposed deal that is heavily biased in favor of Israel and was not framed with any Palestinian input

Palestinians reject Trump’s unilateral ‘peace’ deal

The so called “deal of the century” proposed by US president Donald Trump was constructed without consulting the Palestinian people and heavily favors the occupying power, Israel

Through 50 years of Palestinian resistance

The Indian Cultural Forum speaks to Palestinian writer Raja Shehadeh on the depth of Palestinian resistance, the changes in Israeli society and the increasing similarities between Palestine and Kashmir

Palestinian detainees launch hunger strike against administrative detention

Some of the detainees have been on strike for more than 50 days demanding an end to their illegal administrative detention without charge or trial by the state of Israel

Israel approves another 2,304 illegal settlement units in the occupied West Bank

Last week, 6,000 new settlement units were approved, along with a mere 715 Palestinian housing permits

East Jerusalem: Israel extends its occupation through illegal settlements

Various Zionist organizations help the state execute a set of discriminatory policies and actively contribute to the systemic erosion of Palestinian history

Israeli forces target Birzeit university students in raids across West Bank, East Jerusalem

As many as 34 Palestinians were arrested in early morning raids on Tuesday. Many of them were current and former students of Birzeit university and several are members of the student council

Kidnapping of Palestinians Kidnappings of Palestinians by Israeli security forces on the rise

Close to 20 Palestinians have been kidnapped in the last three days in the occupied Palestinian territories of West Bank and East Jerusalem.

UNRWA One million could go hungry in Gaza by June: UN

Funds shortage could also lead to severe education and healthcare challenges like stopping of UNRWA schools and vaccination program.

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