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Posts Tagged: Israel India defense ties

November 20, 2017 12:36 pm

India Reportedly Cancels $525 Million Anti-Tank Missile Deal With Israeli Firm – India has cancelled a $525 million missile deal with Israel, in a development that goes against the grain of the growing relations between the two countries,...

November 13, 2017 4:58 pm

Elite Israeli, Indian Combat Search-and-Rescue Units Conduct First-Ever Joint Drill

Elite Indian Air Force combat search-and-rescue soldiers took part on Monday in a first-ever joint drill with their Israeli peers. The Indian troops -- from the...

June 13, 2017 7:57 pm

Israel on Verge of Signing $500 Million Deal to Sell Spike Anti-Tank Missiles to India, Report Says

Israel is on the verge of signing a $500 million dollar deal to provide India with Spike anti-tank guided missiles, The Hindu reported this past...

June 6, 2017 7:19 pm

During Historic Upcoming Israel Trip, Indian PM Modi Won’t Visit Palestinian Authority

Planning is in full swing ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic visit to Israel next month, the Hebrew news site Walla reported on...

March 6, 2017 3:04 pm

Major Indian Paper: PM Modi’s Upcoming Trip to Israel Later This Year Will Represent Long-Overdue Diplomatic Shift

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s planned upcoming trip to Israel will represent a diplomatic shift that “should have been carried out many years ago,” the...

March 1, 2017 2:10 pm

Top Indian Government Official: We Want to Expand Cooperation With Israel; Modi Likely to Visit Jewish State in June

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely visit Israel in June -- marking the first-ever trip by an Indian prime minister to the country -- to...

February 23, 2017 5:13 pm

As Ties Flourish, Indian PM Modi Approves $2.5 Billion Deal to Acquire Israeli Aerial Defense System

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved on Thursday a $2.5 billion deal to acquire an Israeli aerial defense system for his country’s military, the Mail Today...

January 2, 2017 9:59 pm

Israel’s New Delhi Envoy: Jewish State Appreciates Shift in India’s Voting Pattern at UN Institutions

Israel appreciates the “changes” in India’s recent voting pattern at UN institutions, the Jewish state’s New Delhi envoy told The Hindu in an interview published...

November 25, 2016 4:47 pm

Report: India Inks $1.4 Billion Deal for Acquisition of Israeli Radar Systems and Drones

India signed a $1.4 billion contract with Israel Aerospace Industries earlier this month for the acquisition of two airborne early warning and control radar systems...

November 3, 2016 12:08 pm

Report: Israeli President Rivlin to Visit India, Accompanied by Delegation of ‘Unprecedented Size’

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will be joined by a delegation of business and academic officials of “unprecedented size” during his upcoming six-day visit to India...

October 20, 2016 1:09 pm

Indian PM Draws Media Ire, Praise Over Comparison of Country’s Military to IDF

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s positive comparison this week of his country’s military to the Israel Defense Forces drew mixed media reactions on the subcontinent. Referring...


Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...


Victorious Iraqi Cleric Seeks to Maneuver Iranian Influence

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as...


Muslim Leaders Call for International Protection Force for Palestinians

Muslim leaders called on Friday for an international force to be deployed to protect Palestinians after dozens of protesters were shot dead by Israeli forces on the Gaza border this...

Middle East

Egypt’s Sisi Orders Gaza Border Opened for Ramadan

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ordered on Thursday that the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip be opened for the whole of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, he...