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Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital, dangerous consequences likely

Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital, dangerous consequences likely

President Donald Trump on Wednesday will recognise Jerusalem as Israel`s capital and set in motion the relocation of the US Embassy to the ancient city, senior U.S. officials said, a decision that upends decades of US policy and risks fueling violence in the Middle East.

Dec 06, 2017, 08:47 AM IST
Yemeni rebel missile shot down near Mecca: Arab coalition

Yemeni rebel missile shot down near Mecca: Arab coalition

A ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels was shot down late Thursday close to Mecca in Saudi Arabia, just a month before the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Islam`s holiest site, the Arab military coalition fighting in Yemen said.

Jul 28, 2017, 07:22 AM IST

Kuwait, US, Britain call for rapid solution of Qatari crisis

Kuwait, the US and Britain have called for "a rapid end" to the crisis between Qatar and its Arab neighbours through dialogue, the media reported on Tuesday.

Jul 11, 2017, 17:54 PM IST
Arab states rap 'negative' Qatari reply to demands but no new sanctions

Arab states rap 'negative' Qatari reply to demands but no new sanctions

Their foreign ministers met in Cairo on Wednesday after a deadline they gave Qatar to meet 13 demands expired.

Jul 06, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
Foreign Exchanges in several countries boycott Qatari Riyals

Foreign Exchanges in several countries boycott Qatari Riyals

On June 5, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Yemen and Libya cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, alleging that the Gulf nation supports terrorists and militant groups with ties to Iran.

Jul 01, 2017, 18:53 PM IST

Syrian Observatory says 30 killed in east Syria air strike

It says it takes great pains to avoid harming or killing civilians and investigates all reports that it has done so. The Syrian government and Russia also deny targeting civilians. 
 

Jun 28, 2017, 17:11 PM IST
Govt will do everything required for safety of Indians in Qatar: Sushma Swaraj

Govt will do everything required for safety of Indians in Qatar: Sushma Swaraj

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt had imposed a boycott on Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 20:35 PM IST

Qatar foreign minister calls blockade a violation of international law

They will not have a positive impact on the region but a negative one," Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said. 

Jun 09, 2017, 14:53 PM IST

Iran denies meddling in Arab world

Iran strongly denied any meddling on Thursday after Arab leaders condemned "foreign interference" in their affairs in a clear reference to the Islamic republic.

 

Mar 30, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Muslim man removed from flight after attendant announced, 'Mohamed Ahmed, I will be watching you'

Muslim man removed from flight after attendant announced, 'Mohamed Ahmed, I will be watching you'

In a case of alleged discrimination in the US, a 40-year-old Muslim man was removed from a plane after a flight attendant publicly announced his name, seat number and said she would be watching him.

Jul 21, 2016, 16:49 PM IST

Heavy security for Jerusalem Gay Pride year after deadly attack

Hundreds of Israeli police are being drafted into Jerusalem to protect the city`s Gay Pride march on Thursday, a year after an ultra-Orthodox Jew killed a teenager and also stabbed five other people.

Jul 21, 2016, 14:35 PM IST

'Revolution' occurring in Israel's relations with Arab states: Netanyahu

Speaking at a military graduate ceremony in the National Security College on Wednesday evening, Netanyahu said that Israel is witnessing a "revolution in relations with important Arab states".

Jul 14, 2016, 01:33 AM IST
Hamas thanks Turkey for Gaza efforts in Israel deal

Hamas thanks Turkey for Gaza efforts in Israel deal

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas thanks Turkey for its efforts on behalf of Gazans, urging it to increase pressure for an end to a decade-old blockade.

Jun 28, 2016, 12:57 PM IST

Family of Arab Israeli `held by Hamas` seeks answers

A year of uncertainty for Hisham Al-Sayed`s family finally came to an end this month when a grainy black and white photo appeared on a Hamas-affiliated television channel.

Apr 15, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

Israeli police appoint first Muslim deputy commissioner

Israeli police said on Wednesday it has appointed its first Muslim Arab deputy commissioner, who will head efforts to boost policing in Arab communities of Israel.

Apr 13, 2016, 23:29 PM IST

Young Arabs see Islamic State as biggest regional challenge - poll

Young Arabs view Islamic State as the biggest challenge facing their region and some blame poor job opportunities for the rise of the militant group, according to a survey published on Tuesday.

Apr 13, 2016, 00:09 AM IST

Chilean attacked in Poland after being mistaken for Arab

Dozens of people turned out for a short concert in Warsaw in support of a Chilean pianist and teacher who was recently beaten by skinheads who mistook him for an Arab.

Mar 01, 2016, 05:42 AM IST
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.

Feb 12, 2016, 16:47 PM IST
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.

Feb 07, 2016, 17:51 PM IST
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.

Dec 27, 2015, 00:04 AM IST