The strait lies between the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman as the sole maritime passage from the former to the open ocean.
India and Pakistan are on the brink of a major confrontation. Tensions continue to boil after the suicide car bombing by a Pakistan-based armed group in Indian-administered Kashmir, which killed at least 42 Indian paramilitary forces on February 14. Is there an Israeli perspective on the rising tensions? There are many parallels between the Indian-Pakistani… Read more »
IsraAID has deployed an emergency response team to India, after it was hit by what’s been described as the worst floods in living memory. More than 350 people have been killed since the monsoon season began at the end of May; at least 220 of them since August 8 when rains grew heavier, particularly in… Read more »
Fifteen couples from the Bnei Menashe (Sons of Menashe), who immigrated to Israel from Manipur, India, two months ago, were remarried in a festive ceremony. It was held at the nonprofit NGO Shavei Israel’s absorption center in Kfar Hasidim, following the completion of the couples’ formal conversion.