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India buys Israeli missiles ahead of Netanyahu visit

India is going to buy 131 surface-to-air missiles from Israel in a $70 million deal, Indian defence ministry announced on Tuesday ahead of a visit by …

Former Pak PM Nawaz meets Saudi crown prince

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to return to Pakistan on Tuesday night, said his daughter Maryam Nawaz in a tweet.<p>The former premier, …

North Korea leader says he has 'nuclear button' on his desk

Kim Jong Un on Monday warned the United States that he has a "nuclear button" on his desk ready for use if North Korea is threatened, but offered an …

Abbas says Palestinians will no longer accept any US peace plan

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says his nation will "no longer accept" any initiative from the US as part of the so-called Middle East peace …

India: Country being divided, losing faith in govt, says Catholic body

Stating that the "country is being polarised due to religious affiliations", the top Catholic body in the country has said the community is "losing …

1,000 days of war: Saudi coalition 'pushing Yemen towards apocalypse'

The Saudi-led coalition is pushing Yemen towards an "apocalyptic situation", aid agencies warned on Wednesday, the 1,000th day since the beginning of …

Palestine to call for emergency UN meeting after US veto

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said on Monday that Palestinians will call for an emergency meeting of the United Nations General …

Palestinians may seek U.N. Assembly support if U.S. vetoes Jerusalem resolution

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Palestinian leadership may turn to the U.N. General Assembly if Washington vetoes a draft U.N. Security Council resolution to …

Saudi Official: Time to Recognize Rights of Jewish People in Jerusalem

"We as Arabs have to recognize that Jerusalem is a Jewish religious symbol as sacred to Jews as Mecca and Medina is sacred to Muslims."<p>The above …

Minister suggests Saudi Crown Prince visit Israel

Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz wants Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to visit, his spokesman said on Wednesday, in what would be a …

6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar only in one month: MSF

The international medical charity Doctors Without Borders says at least 6,700 members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority group were killed in …

Jewish settlers enter Al-Aqsa in force for Hanukkah

Dozens of Jewish settlers accompanied by Israeli security personnel forced their way into Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque on Thursday, …

Turkey chides ‘weak’ Arab reaction ahead of OIC moot

ANKARA: Turkey criticised what it said was a feeble Arab reaction to the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying on the eve of …

OIC member states decide to shun Western countries

After a two-day brainstorming session to become scientifically and technologically independent, member states of the Organisation of Islamic …

Amid Political turmoil, Turkey signs deal worth 18.6 million euros with Israel

Israel has signed a deal worth nearly 18.6 million euros with Turkey's Anadolu Isuzu, a joint automotive manufacturing venture between Turkey's …

Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria

President Vladimir Putin ordered the withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria during his surprise visit to the Russian air base in the war-torn …

The billionaires, lobbyists, and Christian extremists behind Trump’s Jerusalem move

Hours after US president Donald Trump declared yesterday that the US would move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, US allies from Malaysia to …

Muslim world needs another Intifada in defense of al-Quds: Tehran conference

Senior Muslim figures attending the international Islamic Unity Conference in Iran's capital Tehran have slammed a US decision to recognize Jerusalem …

Trump to recognise occupied Jerusalem as Israel capital

President Donald Trump will recognise occupied Jerusalem as Israel's capital Wednesday, upending decades of careful US policy and ignoring dire …

We thwarted major threat to Yemen’s security: Houthi

Leader of Yemen's Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, says the movement has managed to thwart a major threat to the country's security by …

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The announcement comes after France's foreign minister on Monday urged Iran to curb its missile programme during a...<p>Mohammad bin Salman is expected …

Saudis ready to sacrifice Palestine for Israel ties: Ex-Netanyahu aide

Jerusalem--A former adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Saudi Arabia is ready to sacrifice Palestinians and their demands for …

Pakistan minister resigns, ending Islamabad stand-off

Islamabad - Pakistan's federal law minister has resigned, acceding to a key demand made by thousands of protesters who have blocked a major highway …

China ‘to build third nuclear reactor’ in Pakistan

China has signed a deal to build a third nuclear reactor in Pakistan, which wants to get a fifth of its electricity from nuclear by 2030.<p>World …

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Hafiz Saeed calls Pak ex-PM a traitor for seeking peace with India

Newly-freed Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai attacks, called on Friday ousted prime minister Nawaz …

Formal launch of Saudi-led coalition on Sunday

The Saudi-led coalition against terrorism is formally being launched with a meeting of the defence ministers of member states being held in Riyadh on …

Arab ties ‘secret’ but ‘fruitful’ says Israel PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the regime has "secret" but "fruitful" ties with Arab governments, noting that peace between one-time …

14 Palestinian children killed by Israeli forces, 300 jailed

Israeli regime forces have killed 14 Palestinian children in the West Bank and Gaza Strip since the start of this year, according to a Palestinian …