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Gaza bloodbath continues; diplomats scramble for ceasefire

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:58

Israeli forces Wednesday faced stiff resistance from Hamas militants as bloodbath continued unabated in the Gaza Strip, raising the death toll to over 680 Palestinians and 31 Israelis.

PDP tries to raise Gaza issue in Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 15:31

People`s Democratic Party (PDP) Friday tried to raise in the Lok Sabha the issue of Gaza violence but was denied permission.

Rajya Sabha disrupted over demands of debate on Gaza

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 12:41

The Rajya Sabha was disrupted again Friday as the opposition continued to create an uproar demanding a discussion on conflict in the Gaza Strip.

BRICS regret lack of progress in Mideast, Ukraine

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 02:18

25. The BRICS group of emerging powers regrets the lack of progress in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and crises in Ukraine, Iraq and Syria, Brazil`s president said Tuesday.

Anti-Israel protests in Srinagar

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 14:06

Dozens of students Monday staged a peaceful protest in Srinagar against Israel`s bombing in Gaza.

US Mideast envoy quits after attempt at peace deal

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 20:17

US special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk is resigning after nearly a year of unsuccessful efforts to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

US Mideast envoy quits after attempt at peace deal

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 20:17

US special Mideast envoy Martin Indyk is resigning after nearly a year of unsuccessful efforts to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

Kerry to head to Europe, Mideast for Iraq talks

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 02:04

US Secretary of State John Kerry heads abroad on Sunday for talks on the crisis in Iraq, seeking to find ways to end deep sectarian divisions threatening to tear the country apart.

Israeli and Palestinian presidents to meet at Vatican on June 8

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 02:22

Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet at the Vatican and pray for peace together at an unprecedented gathering on June 8, the Vatican said on Thursday.

Pope Francis arrives in Jordan for Mideast trip

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 18:34

Pope Francis arrived today in Jordan, kicking off a three-day trip to the Middle East that will see him get a firsthand look at the plight of Syrian refugees and witness the toll the civil war next door is taking on Jordan.

Palestinians mark their 1948 displacement

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 20:55

Palestinians marched in the West Bank and Gaza today to commemorate their displacement in the 1948 Mideast war that followed the establishment of the state of Israel.

EU appeals for progress in Mideast talks

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 02:38

Expressing concerns over recent developments in the Middle East peace process talks, the European Union (EU) has appealed all sides for their contribution in facilitating progress in peace process.