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Israel honors 1971 war hero Lt. Gen. (retd) JFR Jacob

Israel honors 1971 war (Bangladesh’s Liberation War) hero Lt. Gen. (retd) Jack Farj Rafael (JFR) Jacob with a plaque on Wall of Honour at the Ammunition Hill, Israel. JFR Jacob He was one of the most prominent members of India’s relatively small Jewish community, who served as a Lieutenant General in Indian Army and as ..

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US to recognize Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights

US President Trump has announced that the US will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights. This is a departure from the earlier stand of US where it treated Golan Heights as occupied Syrian territory, in line with United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions. What is the dispute over Golan Heights? Until 1967 Golan Heights ..

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President Trump backs Israeli right over Golan Heights

President Donald Trump of United States of America has stated that it is time that US backs the sovereignty of Israel over the occupied parts of Golan Heights. The announcement is a testament to a shift in the US foreign policy. It has come at a time when the Israeli Prime Minister is slated to ..

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Why has the US dropped the ‘Israeli-occupied’ designation from Golan Heights?

The US administration has stated that it does not refer to the territory of Golan Heights with the designation of ‘Israeli-occupied’ as can be seen in its annual human rights report which had been published earlier this week. The US State Department has however also said that the change in wording will not have any ..

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