Israel-Hamas war

Houthis pledge further Red Sea attacks after 3rd round of US-UK airstrikes in Yemen

NEW DELHI: On Saturday night, a new round of airstrikes by the US and UK targeted 36 Houthi sites in Yemen. In response, the militant group pledged to persist in their assaults on commercial shipping in the Red Sea. Six additional nations, including Canada, the Netherlands, and Bahrain, joined in backing the attack. According to […]

Netanyahu clarifies: No intention to remove Gaza’s population | Watch

 NEW DELHI: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated on Wednesday evening that Israel has no plans to permanently control Gaza or force its civilian population to leave. This comes in response to demands from hard-right ministers to reestablish Israeli settlements in the region and promote the emigration of Palestinians, which Netanyahu rejected. The PM shared […]

Dangers of downplaying Houthi menace in Red Sea

New Delhi: In the tumultuous landscape of Middle Eastern geopolitics, Yemen’s Houthi rebels have now emerged as a potent force, commanding attention far beyond their war-torn home. Recent attacks by them in the Red Sea have sent shockwaves through the international community, revealing the complex array of alliances, ideological motivations, and the potential for destabilising […]

Sweden braces for unthinkable as Russian storm gathers on horizon

NEW DELHI: In an unprecedented move, Swedish officials have issued a stark warning to their citizens, urging them to be more prepared than ever for the looming spectre of war. This unsettling advisory comes in the wake of Sweden and Finland’s decision, in May 2022, to align themselves with NATO in response to Russia’s invasion […]

Who was Saleh al-Arouri, Hamas leader killed in Beirut drone strike?

NEW DELHI : In Beirut’s southern suburbs of Dahiyeh, a drone strike targeted a Hamas office, resulting in the death of senior Hamas official Saleh al-Arouri. The strike also claimed the lives of six others. Lebanon’s state news agency reported the incident, and Hamas denounced it as a “cowardly assassination” by Israel, emphasising that such attacks […]

Leveraging Houthis, Hezbollah: Tehran expert on Iran’s ‘indirect’ role in Israel-Hamas war

NEW DELHI: The BRICS leaders have decided to extend invitations to five additional countries for membership in their alliance. South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, the host of the three-day summit in Johannesburg in August 2023, announced that Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have received invitations to join the BRICS. […]

The Houthi Ace called Bab El Mandeb, US-proposed Task Force, and the Regional Dilemma

As Israel steps up its attacks on Hamas and the Gaza Strip, the Palestinians have found an unusual ally in the Yemeni Houthi rebels. The poorest among the Arabs, Yemen has jumped into the crisis by flashing the biggest ace that it was holding all along – its control over the Bab el-Mandeb (Gateway of […]

3 months in: Is there a clear winner in Israel-Hamas war yet?

NEW DELHI: As the Israel-Hamas conflict stretches into its third month, the complex interplay of military strategies, regional dynamics, and international opinions paints a shifting portrait of the war’s winners and losers. While the toll on human lives, particularly in Gaza, is undeniably tragic, analysing the strategic landscape provides insight into who may be gaining […]

UN passes resolution for ‘immediate ceasefire’, Israel demands them to call Hamas offices

NEW DELHI: The United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire along the Gaza Strip, with 153 countries supporting it with Israel being one of the nations opposing it. The Israeli Ambassador to the UN, Gilad Erdan, illustrated that until the Palestinian militant group, Hamas, surrenders all of its weapons, there […]

Israel-Hamas conflict and its impact on India

The ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas began on 7th October 2023 when Hamas surprised Israeli intelligence and defence agencies by orchestrating the biggest-ever attack on Israel in decades. It resembled the 1973 Yom Kippur War when Israel was attacked similarly, on the Jewish holiday and this time on Sabbath Day. In the aftermath of […]