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Soleimani killing: How poor Iran-US ties could affect India

04 Jan 2020

Soleimani killing: How poor Iran-US ties could affect India

India is caught in a crossfire after the United States killed one of Iran's topmost commanders, Qasem Soleimani yesterday.

Turkey slams Trump's Golan move as 'election gift' to Israeli-PM

26 Mar 2019

Turkey slams Trump's Golan move as 'election gift' to Israeli-PM

Turkey yesterday denounced US President Donald Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights as an "election gift" to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities

07 Dec 2018

India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities

India abstained from voting on a US-sponsored UN General Assembly draft resolution that would have condemned, for the first time, the activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza.

Netanyahu threatens Hamas after violence along border with Gaza Strip

15 Oct 2018

Netanyahu threatens Hamas after violence along border with Gaza Strip

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday threatened to inflict "very strong blows" on Hamas, a Palestinian Sunni-Islamist fundamentalist organization, after fresh violence along the border with the Gaza Strip controlled by the Islamist group.

Fresh protests expected as Palestinians get ready to commemorate 'Nakba'

15 May 2018

Fresh protests expected as Palestinians get ready to commemorate 'Nakba'

Following the death of 55 Palestinians at the hands of Israeli forces on Monday, tensions remain high in Gaza as Palestinians get ready to commemorate the 70th anniversary of 'Nakba,' or Catastrophe, that saw hundreds of thousands of Palestinians displaced when Israel was created in 1948.

55 killed in Gaza, ahead of US Jerusalem embassy opening

14 May 2018

55 killed in Gaza, ahead of US Jerusalem embassy opening

Ahead of the controversial opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, at least 55 Palestinians have been shot in Gaza by Israeli forces amid fast rising tensions.

Gaza strip: Angry at Trump, hundreds of Palestinians protest

30 Dec 2017

Gaza strip: Angry at Trump, hundreds of Palestinians protest

The situation in the Gaza strip has been tense since US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Jerusalem announcement: Israel launches airstrikes against Hamas in Gaza

09 Dec 2017

Jerusalem announcement: Israel launches airstrikes against Hamas in Gaza

The Israeli military said it has retaliated against rocket attacks by Palestinian militant group Hamas by targeting multiple sites belonging to the outfit.

Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupt after Trump's Jerusalem announcement

08 Dec 2017

Israeli-Palestinian clashes erupt after Trump's Jerusalem announcement

US President Donald Trump's recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital has sparked Israeli-Palestinian tensions.

Palestine: Rival factions Hamas and Fatah sign reconciliation deal

12 Oct 2017

Palestine: Rival factions Hamas and Fatah sign reconciliation deal

Hamas and Fatah, the rival political factions in Palestine, have announced a reconciliation deal brokered by Egypt.

Middle East diplomacy- Indians in Qatar urged to 'stay alert'

09 Jun 2017

Middle East diplomacy- Indians in Qatar urged to 'stay alert'

The Indian embassy in Doha has urged the 630,000 nationals living there to "stay alert", even as four Arab countries severed all relations with Qatar.