Indian citizens abducted by ISIS in Iraq: SC directs Centre to appoint Nodal Officer

Indian citizens abducted by ISIS in Iraq: SC directs Centre to appoint Nodal Officer

ISIS had abducted Indian construction workers in Iraq's Mosul city in June 2014.

39 Indians in ISIS captivity in Iraq: Arab world helping to get them free, says Sushma

39 Indians in ISIS captivity in Iraq: Arab world helping to get them free, says Sushma

Last year, the ministry had said that all 39 Indians held hostage in Iraq by the Islamic State are alive.

Kurds, Arabs seize key Syria dam on Euphrates river from Islamic State

Kurds, Arabs seize key Syria dam on Euphrates river from Islamic State

Kurdish and Arab rebels seized a key dam on the Euphrates River from Islamic State group jihadists in northern Syria on Saturday.

Israel instigates religious war, says Palestinian government

Of the total 74 Palestinians killed since the spark of violence, 29 of them were from Hebron, the Palestinian Health Ministry stated.

Clashes in southern Algeria leave one dead

A man who was injured in clashes in southern Algeria, site of off-and-on confrontations between Berber and Arab communities, has died of his wounds, the country`s national news agency said on Saturday.

Gulf expat workers send home $100 billion: Report

Foreigners working in the energy-rich Arab states of the Gulf sent more than $100 billion in remittances to their home countries last year, an economic report showed Tuesday.

Arab forces strike Houthi-held Yemen military port: Local official

Arab warplanes and ships bombed Yemen`s largest military port in the Red Sea city of Hodaida on Wednesday, a local official said, heavily damaging the facility and partly destroying two warships.

Tunisia says 172 nationals held by Libya militia

Tunisia said Monday that it was negotiating for the release of 172 nationals being held by a Libyan militia as bargaining chips for one of its commanders detained in Tunis.

Eyeing Arab ties, Israel to observe nuclear pact meeting

Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states, a senior Israeli official said.

UN chief nominates new special envoy to Yemen amid chaos

The UN chief has nominated a new special envoy to Yemen, who will be tasked with guiding talks meant to end the violent chaos in the Arab world's poorest country, the Security Council president said on Thursday.

Arab youth lose faith in democracy: Survey

 Arab youth have lost faith in democracy and the initial optimism originating from a chain of uprisings in the region about positive change has mutated into fear of violent Islamist extremism, according to a survey.

More than 30% of Arab youth jobless: Labour official

More than 30 percent of young Arabs are jobless because of unrest in many Arab nations and not enough investment, a top labour official said on Sunday.

Gunmen kill seven soldiers in Egypt's Sinai: Security sources

 Gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked several military checkpoints in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula on Thursday, killing seven soldiers, security sources said, defying one of the toughest security crackdowns in the country`s history.

UN rights chief warns Yemen on verge of `total collapse`

The UN rights chief expressed alarm Tuesday at the situation in Yemen as Arab warplanes pounded the country for a sixth day, warning it appeared about to collapse.

Arab leaders agree joint military force: Egypt`s Sisi

Arab leaders have agreed to form a joint military force, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi announced Sunday on the second and final day of a summit.

Israel imprisons Arab citizen for joining Syria fight

An Israeli court on Monday sentenced an Arab citizen to 11 months in prison for travelling to fight alongside Syrian rebels in the Jewish state`s war-torn neighbour.

Fleeing war, Syrian refugees seek new life in Brazil

"Good day, my name is Mouaz." The Portuguese is rudimentary, but the effort is sincere.

Saudi king vows to defend Muslim, Arab causes

In his first major policy speech since assuming the throne in January, Saudi King Salman has vowed that the kingdom will defend Arab and Muslim causes.

Egyptian President Sissi calls for pan-Arab army to protect nations from threats

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi has said that Arabs should work together to form a pan-Arab army to protect the Arab nations from the threats that target them.

Jewish MP on Arab Israeli slate rejects `traitor` label

As a Jewish Israeli Communist running for election under an Arab banner, Dov Khenin is often the butt of jokes. But for some, he is nothing less than a traitor.