Is Palestine considered a state?

Unlike the Montevideo Convention, the constitutive theory says that a state can only be considered a state if the rest of the world recognises it as such. This theory is not codified in law; rather, it considers modern statehood a matter of both international law and diplomacy. Do the Palestinian territories fit the definition of … Read more

Why Gaza has become the Great Indian Cop-Out

As with the Russian war, the Israeli shockand-awe offensives too have drawn international condemnation. The war will be calamitous for civilians, will displace the 2.3 million Gazans from their homeland and lead to renewed surges of asylum-seekers. The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) records that Russia’s armed attack has till … Read more

5,800 Palestinians killed in Gaza, President Abbas calls for complete ceasefire

Amid the ongoing Israel–Hamas conflict, as Israel intensifies airstrikes in preparation for a ground invasion, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has called for a “complete ceasefire” in the Gaza Strip. He also called for the opening of permanent corridors for the delivery of humanitarian aid to people in the coastal areas. Abbas made the remarks on … Read more

What Is Islamic Jihad Group, Blamed By Israel For Gaza Hospital Bombing

Unlike Hamas, the Islamic Jihad does not contest political office. New Delhi: A massive explosion ripped through a hospital in Gaza, killing at least 500 people on Tuesday. The incident sparked global outrage and demonstrations in several Muslim-majority countries. Israel and Palestine exchanged blame for the incident, which US President Joe Biden denounced while en … Read more

Waiting for orders on ground operations in Gaza: Israeli defence official

Lieutenant Colonel Amnon Shefler, spokesperson for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), has confirmed that the IDF is prepared for ground operation in Gaza. In an exclusive interview with India Today TV near the Israel-Gaza border, Shefler said that the IDF was “waiting for orders to enter the Gaza Strip and bring an end to Hamas’ … Read more

Held on safe room’s door for…: Indian nurse recalls Hamas attack on Israel

The Israeli embassy in India on Tuesday shared an Indian nurse’s experience of surviving Hamas’ terrorist attack on Israel and successfully keeping terrorists outside the safe room at her employer’s home. The embassy hailed Sabitha and Meera, caregivers working in Israel, as “Indian Superwomen”. The embassy shared a video of Sabitha detailing her experience on … Read more

‘Please save Gaza, I beg you…’: Staff working with UN for Palestine refugees appeals for help

Staff and personnel working with the UN agency for Palestine refugees on Sunday described the situation in the Gaza Strip as “catastrophic” amidst Israeli bombardment and appealed for immediate supplies of food, water and medicines for children, pregnant women and elderly in their shelters. The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the … Read more

Hamas did things that Isis did in past: Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

In an interview with India Today TV, Acting Deputy Spokesperson of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Joel Lion defended Israel’s actions during the ongoing conflict with Hamas. He condemned the brutality of Hamas, likening them to ISIS, and alleging they have committed terrible acts against Israeli civilians. He stressed that Hamas is the enemy and that Israel … Read more

Water runs out at UN shelters in Gaza as Israeli ground attack looms

Water has run out at UN shelters across Gaza as thousands packed into the courtyard of the besieged territory’s largest hospital as a refuge of last resort from a looming Israeli ground offensive and overwhelmed doctors struggled to care for patients they fear will die once generators run out of fuel. Palestinian civilians across Gaza, … Read more

Watch: India Today reports from warzone as Israel-Hamas war enters Day 9

The ongoing war between Israeli forces and Hamas militants is only escalating, with intensified attacks on both sides. The attacks come in retribution for a weekend attack by Palestinian Hamas militants who breached the border and have killed 1,200 so far in Israel.  Watch this ground report by India Today from the warzone to get … Read more