Middle East

Coronavirus spread: Saudi Arabia suspends entry for pilgrims to Mecca

Even as the number of fresh cases declines at the epicentre of the disease in China, there has been a sudden increase in parts of Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Feb 27, 2020, 10:38 AM IST

Zee Entertainment becomes the first broadcast Media and Entertainment company in the Middle East to be certified by Great Place to Work

This recognition was based extensively on ratings provided by ZEE's employees in an anonymous survey that assessed perspectives on leadership, organizational culture and trust.

Feb 18, 2020, 16:27 PM IST

Iran calls for unity to expel US troops from Middle East

To end this situation, Shamkhani said that "the withdrawal of the US will happen through the unity of the countries and governments of the region".

Jan 14, 2020, 10:37 AM IST

Michael Pompeo speaks to Iraqi President, says US committed to de-escalation of tensions in Middle East

 US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo also spoke with Abu Dhabi`s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and discussed the "defensive action" of US President Donald Trump over Soleimani`s killing.

Jan 05, 2020, 00:13 AM IST

Oil edges up on upbeat data, Middle East unrest

Investors remained cautious despite news of the US strikes in Iraq and Syria against an Iran-backed militia group, even as US officials warned "additional actions" may be taken. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose 4 cents to $61.76 a barrel by 0800 GMT. The US benchmark is up about 36% so far this year.

Dec 30, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

ZEE5 and Jalesh Cruises partner to launch exclusive offers in the Middle East

As a part of this unique partnership, Jalesh Cruise guests in the Middle East will receive a one-month free subscription to ZEE5, giving them access to the platforms premium content including Originals and latest Bollywood blockbusters.

Sep 20, 2019, 13:04 PM IST

ZEE5 Global kickstarts its partnership with LuLu in the Middle East with their 'Celebrating India' festival

Powered by ZEE5, the global entertainment app for the best of Bollywood movies, Indian TV shows and more, LuLu gives customers a chance to join and win a free subscription of ZEE5 for every AED 50 purchase.

Aug 16, 2019, 11:35 AM IST

ZEE5 intensifies outreach in the Middle East; rolls out a slew of initiatives

Deepening our connection with audiences across countries, this new campaign will define ZEE5's global identity as the go-to destination for high-impact, high-octane entertainment.

Jul 11, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

Iran accuses Saudis of militaristic approach in Middle East

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman earlier on Sunday called on the international community to take a “decisive stand” over the attacks

Jun 17, 2019, 20:29 PM IST

Son seeks Sushma Swaraj's help to rescue mother trafficked to Kuwait

He added, she was received by the employer and employed as a housemaid.

Feb 17, 2019, 07:13 AM IST

Emirates to discontinue 'Hindu meal' service on flights; have other vegetarian meal options on menu

In an official statement issued by the airline, Emirates said that the decision to withdraw the above-mentioned option from its in-flight menu was taken following a review of the onboard products and services.

Jul 04, 2018, 07:52 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Jordan; Palestine says India can play a role in Middle East peace process

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that PM Narendra Modi can play a major role in ending the conflict in the Middle East.

Feb 09, 2018, 23:42 PM IST

Diesel tankers from Middle East, India make rare voyages to New York

 About a half dozen tankers carrying diesel from the Middle East and India are making rare journeys to New York, including the first cargo from Qatar in two years, as shippers take advantage of recent three-year highs for U.S. diesel prices. 

Feb 09, 2018, 10:48 AM IST

Donald Trump threatens to cut aid to Palestinian territories over Jerusalem row

"We pay the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars a year and get no appreciation or respect," the US President tweeted.

Jan 03, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan agree on creation of Palestinian state in call: Kremlin

Russia`s President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday said they both supported creating a Palestinian state, the Kremlin said the day after the UN rejected the decision by Washington to recognise Jerusalem as Israel`s capital.

Dec 22, 2017, 18:06 PM IST

China calls for unity of international community over Jerusalem

A Chinese envoy has called for unity of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and the international community at large over the issue of Jerusalem and for common effort toward peace in the Middle East.

Dec 19, 2017, 11:20 AM IST

Palestinians 'walking away' from talks with Pence snub: United States

The United States accused the Palestinian Authority today of "walking away" from a chance to discuss peace in the Middle East by snubbing Vice President Mike Pence on an upcoming visit.

Dec 11, 2017, 06:47 AM IST

New protests flare in Middle East, elsewhere over Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital

New protests flared in the Middle East and elsewhere on Sunday over Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Dec 10, 2017, 22:07 PM IST

Trump dangles shoddy Middle East peace plan to douse Jerusalem fire

With Palestinians declaring it will be difficult for the United States to act as an honest broker after essentially siding with Israel on one of the central disputes in the conflict, administration officials said they expected a “cooling-off period.”

Dec 08, 2017, 07:58 AM IST

Jerusalem decision 'reflection of ground realities': United States

Facing global condemnation on the issue of recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, the White House on Friday defended the decision of President Donald Trump, asserting that it was a "reflection of the ground realities" and the US was committed to the peace process.

Dec 08, 2017, 07:17 AM IST