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EU must be part of US Middle East peace push, Ireland says

EU must be part of US Middle East peace push, Ireland says

"Now is the time for the European Union ... to become more vocal," said Coveney, who met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in July.

Angela Merkel called 'traitor', defends refugee stance in rowdy east Germany

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was greeted with shouts of "traitor" by a rowdy group of right-wing protesters in east Germany on Thursday as she defended her decision to allow hundreds of thousands of refugees into the country.

Families fear UK schoolgirls who joined ISIS are dead: Report

The families of three east London schoolgirls who fled to join the Islamic State terror group in Syria nearly two years ago fear they have been killed in the war-torn country, a media report said on Sunday.

Immigrant population hits new high in Germany

Germany took in more than a million migrants, many fleeing war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa in 2015 and 2016.

Australian plane plot may have involved bomb or gas: Reports

Several terror attacks have taken place in Australia in recent years, including a Sydney cafe siege in 2014 that saw two hostages killed.

Australian counter-terrorism police arrest four in Sydney

Australian counter-terrorism police arrested four people in raids late on Saturday across several Sydney suburbs aimed at disrupting plans for "terrorist attacks".

Philippines PM Rodrigo Duterte says will never visit 'lousy' United States

Philippines PM Rodrigo Duterte says will never visit 'lousy' United States

Duterte was responding to remarks by Massachusetts Congressman James McGovern, who told a hearing of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission that he would protest against such a visit if US President Donald Trump followed through on an invitation to the firebrand Philippine leader.

 

Malala Yousafzai's 'Hi' on Twitter draws over 350K followers in just 14 hours

Malala Yousafzai's 'Hi' on Twitter draws over 350K followers in just 14 hours

Her simple greeting 'Hi' on Twitter has garnered over 3,50,000 followers in no more than 14 hours.

Qatar says it will not negotiate unless neighbours lift ''blockade''

Qatar says it will not negotiate unless neighbours lift ''blockade''

Qatar has denied accusations by its neighbours that it funds terrorism, foments regional instability or has cosied up to their enemy Iran. 
 

U.S. forces assist Philippines in battle to end city siege

A U.S. P3 Orion surveillance plane was seen flying over the town on Friday, according to local media reports.
 

Donald Trump had a "historic" trip to Middle East and Europe: White House

Donald Trump began his trip from Saudi Arabia, a nation that is the custodian to two of the holiest sites in Islam.

There is rare opportunity to bring peace, Trump says in Israel

There is rare opportunity to bring peace, Trump says in Israel

"I have found new reasons for hope," said Trump upon arriving at Ben-Gurion International Airport.

Step up in fight over 'Islamist extremism', Donald Trump tells Middle East

Step up in fight over 'Islamist extremism', Donald Trump tells Middle East

Donald Trump called on Arab leaders to do their share to fight "Islamist extremism" on Sunday.

Donald Trump considering how move of US embassy in Israel could affect Mideast peace

Israel regards Jerusalem as its eternal and indivisible capital and wants all foreign countries to base their embassies there. 

Powerful Saudi prince sees no chance for dialogue with Iran

Under Iran`s Constitution since the 1979 revolution, the country`s supreme leader is the earthly representative of the Imam until his return. 

Jordan's King Abdullah says two-state solution basis of Middle East peace

Jordan's King Abdullah says two-state solution basis of Middle East peace

Jordan`s King Abdullah said peace would not be attained in the Middle East without the creation of a Palestinian state under a two-state solution that would be the basis of a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal.

DNA: Analyzing India's diplomatic and defence tie-up policy with Middle-east, Arab countries

Analysing India's diplomatic tie-up policy with middle east and Arab countries. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting the detailed news updates!

President Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey may hold referendum on European Union accession bid

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkey may hold a second referendum on whether to continue with European Union accession talks, following a planned vote on April 16 that could give him sweeping new powers.

Sikh-American girl harassed on US train, White man shouts 'go back to Lebanon'

Sikh-American girl harassed on US train, White man shouts 'go back to Lebanon'

As New York City works to respond to a rise in reports of discrimination and harassment, subways have emerged as a source of special concern.

Washington talks end without agreement on Israeli settlements

The Trump administration reiterated its concerns about Israeli settlement activity, the two sides said on Thursday, as a round of talks ended without agreement over limiting future construction on land the Palestinians want for a state.