Free Press Journal
  • US to shift its embassy to Jerusalem in May

    Washington: The United States will officially move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in Israel in May, the US State Department announced on Friday.

  • Modi reaches out to West Asia

    Pundits and politicians inclined always to look for reasons to criticise the Prime Minister, rushing to berate him even for crimes he did not commit, have reason to revise his view of how he has conducted India’s foreign relations. Thus, last year when Modi paid a State visit to Israel, the entire secularist-leftist crowd came down with a tonne of bricks, accusing him of not visiting the Palestine territories.

  • Israelis, Palestinians don’t want peace: US President Donald Trump

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has declined to give a timeline for releasing Washington’s plan for peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, saying that neither party was committed to the process, the media reported. “We are going to see what goes on,” Trump told the Israel Hayom daily in an interview released on Sunday.

  • India’s improved ties with Israel could benefit Palestine: Expert View

    Ramallah (West Bank): India’s improved relations with Israel could actually benefit Palestine, experts said here, underlining that the Palestinian leadership sees an opportunity in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit in reviving the peace process with Israel.

  • Palestinians await Modi’s historic visit to Ramallah: Official

    Jerusalem : Describing India as a “rising economic superpower”, a top Palestinian official on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “historic” visit to the West Bank next month will not only further strengthen ties but also enhance economic engagement between the two sides.

  • Change in the face of backlash

    FOR the longest possible time, Indian diplomacy has run scared of facing the truth over Israel because of the fear of a Muslim backlash at home and recriminations against migrant Indian workers in the Islamic nations of West Asia. Someone had to take the bull by the horn and end this nonsense.

  • Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu all praise for Bollywood and Hindi cinema

    Mumbai: “The world loves Bollywood, Israel loves Bollywood, I love Bollywood”, said Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he wished “Shalom” to the Hindi film fraternity at a glittering event where he was welcomed by megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

  • US, Israel, India nexus major ‘threat’ to Muslim world: Pakistan Senate Chairman

    Islamabad: An emerging nexus between the US, Israel and India is a major threat to the Muslim world, Pakistan’s Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has said. According to a press release issued by the Senate secretariat on Wednesday, Rabbani sounded the “warning” while addressing the 13th session of the Parliamentary Union of Islamic Countries (PUIC) in Tehran.

  • India and Israel: A people to people link

    Mumbai-born Samuel Marshall completed his tertiary education at the Cathedral School in Mumbai, and later attended Sydenham College Mumbai. His main interests during his formative years included sports, history, archaeology and political science. He was very adept at applying these facets to the commodity business.The Marshalls, a commodity brokering and agent family originally came to India from the United Kingdom in 1920. The family was involved in rice, sugar and edible oils

  • The economics of Israel in a nutshell

    Israel, it has not done badly at all…

    Formed out of strife in 1948, it is a young nation. Still, starting from scratch, it has clocked a GDP of USD 360 billion which puts it close to the top 50 nations in an overall count of 195 for the planet.

  • Mumbai: ‘Namaste Shalom’ magazine to be launched during Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to city

    Mumbai: The Jewish community will mark Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Mumbai visit with the launch of ‘Namaste Shalom’, a regular monthly magazine on bilateral relations between the two friendly nations. The magazine would be launched at the Magen David Synagogue at Byculla in south Mumbai tomorrow, Ralphy Jhirad, the editorial board member of the magazine, told PTI.

  • India and Israel bond over ‘yoga, bibi and ichak dana’

    New Delhi: The personal bonding Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is rarely seen among two world leaders. The banter between the two was that of two chums rather than that of two heads of state – a visit mired in ceremony and pageantry.

  • India and Israel; a marriage made in heaven

    New Delhi: Ahead of his visit, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had described the relationship between the two countries as a “marriage made in heaven.” That may be indeed so but the deals they inked – nine of them in cyber security, gas and oil, etc. – were anchored in mutual national interest and ground realities.

  • India, Israel ink deals in cyber security, oil & gas

    New Delhi : India and Israel on Monday signed nine agreements, including in the areas of cyber security and oil and gas, following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu.