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
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, 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
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
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
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.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt had imposed a boycott on Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism.
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
ISIS had abducted Indian construction workers in Iraq's Mosul city in June 2014.Feb 12, 2016, 16:47 PM IST
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
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