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Middle East

Palestinian leaders vote for suspension of recognition of Israel

While withdrawing the PLO's recognition of Israel could spark international backlash, it was unclear whether the vote was binding.

16 Jan 2018 10:12 AM

UAE says Qatar fighter jets intercept flight; Doha denies

The claim could further escalate tensions between Qatar and the four Arab nations that have been boycotting it for months.

15 Jan 2018 4:51 PM

Baghdad: Double suicide bombing kills 38, injures over 105

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but most such attacks in Iraq are the work of the Islamic State jihadist group.

15 Jan 2018 12:41 PM

Palestinian president denounces Trump’s peace efforts as ‘slap of the century’

'We said ‘no’ to Trump, ‘we will not accept your project’,' Abbas said in a meeting of Palestinian leaders on how to face Trump’s decision.

15 Jan 2018 11:08 AM

Israel destroys tunnel under Gaza 'intended for attacks'

Israeli military spokesman said tunnel belonged to Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and was intended for attacks as opposed to smuggling.

14 Jan 2018 2:55 PM

Israel to invest USD 68.6 million to boost cooperation with India

The Indian Prime Minister will be hosting a private dinner for Netanyahu on January 14 after his arrival in New Delhi.

11 Jan 2018 4:34 PM

No Pants Subway Ride: Jerusalemites passengers stripped down to underwears

The offbeat flash mob stunt originated in New York in 2002 and has since spread around the world.

08 Jan 2018 12:32 PM

Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting unrest

The country has deployed Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Forces and Afghan mercenaries in order to stem the anti-government protests.

08 Jan 2018 10:15 AM

Arab nations to lobby for East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital

Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state. Israel regards Jerusalem as its eternal and indivisible capital.

07 Jan 2018 1:47 PM

11 Saudi princes protesting austerity measures detained: report

They were also demanding compensation for a death sentence issued against a relative at the royal gathering.

06 Jan 2018 7:05 PM