I was an undergraduate student preparing for my final exams when the Israeli Air Force (IAF) carried out more than 60 air strikes against Hamas-run police stations, buildings, facilities, and military sites, killing approximately 200 Palestinians in the first few hours of the intensive air offensive.
n late June 2006, and soon after Palestinian factions captured the Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit in an attack against an Israeli military outpost southeast of Gaza, Israel started a destructive military operation in the coastal enclave to bring its solider back.
oday, Israeli restrictions imposed on the freedom of movement of Palestinians shape our lives to the minutest details.
Whilst President Biden has attempted to adopt a more constructive and balanced approach than his predecessor, Egypt’s efforts to broker a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel will almost certainly endear al-Sisi to Washington.
uring May 2021, increasing tension between Israel and Hamas raised the issue of the ongoing armed struggle between them.
The hypocrisy of the West in claiming that they defend democracy while they engage in military interventions throughout West Asia and Africa, slam their doors in the face of refugees, and provide the apartheid state of Israel with endless support, is plain for all to see.
A file from the French Directorate of Military Intelligence (DRM), dated to April 15, 1994, mentions “specific requests for ammunition and backing in transporting arms purchased in Israel and Poland” by the defense attaché of the Rwandan embassy in Paris.
and Israel, Iran adopted an extensive armament policy to the further concern of its neighbors.
-Israel bilateral affairs also suffered great turbulences due to Obama and Biden's desire to stop the illegal Israeli settlement advancements in the occupied Palestinian territories.
While the court did not elaborate on what steps would follow, it is expected that international criminal investigations will be commenced, and that, potentially, Israelis (and Palestinians) guilty of crimes under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court will be indicted and, hopefully, put on trial.
Although the outcome of the parliamentary elections might not have a direct effect on the region, this particular legislative term in Kuwait will be interesting to monitor for various reasons from its being the first parliament to be formed under the reign of the newly elected Emir, Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, to the increasing pressure from the Kuwaiti people to reject normalization relations with Israel.
he mere fact that Israel has somehow managed to keep the question of its recognition on the agenda is extraordinary in and of itself.
There is also the issue of protecting Israel, otherwise, Syrian oil does not have significant importance for the US" Shaban said.
was the only country that considered the arms trade as a tool of arms policy while other states considered this in commercial terms, especially France, Israel and Russia.
For instance, the wall between Israel and Palestine or the Berlin Wall.
The Gaza attacks of Israel, which is the strongest regional ally of Saudi Arabia, are generally evaluated in this context.