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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.

Laptop ban sparks outrage among Mideast travellers

Travellers across the Middle East expressed frustration today at a ban on large electronic devices for flights to the United States and Britain that has sparked confusion and speculation.

Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for peace in meeting with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Chinese President Xi Jinping called today for peace between Israel and an independent Palestine "as soon as possible" during a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, state media reported.

US to ban some airline passengers from carrying larger electronics

US to ban some airline passengers from carrying larger electronics

The ban will reportedly affect 10 airports in eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

Donald Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians

Donald Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians

A one-state solution would be deeply problematic for both sides.

Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State, a concrete example of the renewed relationship between the two countries.

Donald Trump welcomes Israel's Netanyahu for Middle East talks

Donald Trump welcomes Israel's Netanyahu for Middle East talks

President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Wednesday, their first meeting since the inauguration and one that promises to shape the contours of Middle East policy for the years ahead.