Jerusalem, Oct 9 : Israeli and Russian military officials have met in Tel Aviv to sort out a mechanism that would prevent accidents between their forces as Russia continues its operations in Syria, the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) has said.
Ramallha/Jerusalem, Oct 9 : A Palestinian was shot dead on Thursday evening in clashes with Israeli police in the Palestinian refugee camp of Shu'fat near east Jerusalem, medics said.
Johannesburg, Oct 8 : A bombing at a wedding in the rebel-held Yemeni town of Sanban in Dhamar province has killed at least 13 people and injured 38 others as witnesses blamed the Saudi-led coalition for the attack.
Brussels, Oct 8 : The Russian military intervention in Syria is not helping to achieve a peaceful and lasting political solution in the Arab country, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday.
London, Oct 8 : The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has released a new chilling video showing a child jihadi, armed with a rocket-propelled grenade, threatening to behead US President Barack Obama, calling him the 'Dog of Rome', meaning servant of the Vatican.
Sanaa, Oct 8 : At least 26 people, including seven children, were killed and scores wounded when warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding celebration taking place in a Yemen town, a media report said on Thursday.
Washington D.C., Oct 8 : U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said that the US-led coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has not agreed to cooperate with Russia in the battle against the terrorist group, as Moscow continues to conduct airstrikes that target opposition groups in Syria instead of ISIS.
London, Oct. 8 : More than 90 percent of Russian airstrikes in Syria have targeted Syrian rebels instead of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants, the US State Department has claimed.
Sanaa, Oct 8 : At least 13 people were killed and 38 wounded when an airstrike hit a wedding celebration taking place in a Yemen town, a media report said on Thursday.
New York, Oct 8 : The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, has welcomed the latest statements by the Houthis reaffirming their acceptance of a UN Security Council resolution aimed at ending the country's months-long conflict, the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday.
Moscow/Damascus, Oct 7 : Russian navy on Wednesday, launched 26 missiles from 4 warships on Islamic State captured Syria, confirmed Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
Moscow, Oct 8 : Russian warships based in the Caspian Sea have joined the country's air campaign against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria by launching over two dozen cruise missiles on targets of the terrorist group, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday.
Damascus, Oct 8 : Russian nighttime cruise missile strikes targeted and destroyed several positions of the Islamic State (IS) militants in three Syrian provinces, the official Syrian news agency SANA reported on Wednesday, citing a military source.
Jerusalem, Oct 7 : Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has said his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee's upcoming visit marks a historic political milestone, as it is the first such visit by an Indian president to Israel.
New Delhi, Oct 7 : The forthcoming India-Africa Forum Summit here later this month is likely to see Egypt putting forth some ideas to boost cooperation between India and Africa, including through trilateral cooperation, the country's envoy has said.
Ankara, Oct 7 : Violations of Turkish airspace by Russian fighter planes deployed in Syria have raised alarm bells in Turkey, prompting NATO to issue a warning against Russia.
New York, Oct 7 : An array of eminent journalists and media experts from the US, Canada, India, Australia and the UAE will hold an International Media Conference organised by the Indo-American Press Club (IAPC) here from Oct 9-12.
Brussels, Oct 7 : The European Commission released a draft action plan to step up European Union (EU)-Turkey cooperation on support to refugees and migration management in view of the situation in Syria and Iraq.
Beirut, Oct 7 : At least 19 Islamic State terrorists were killed in Syria in airstrikes carried out by the Russian air force, according to a rights group.
Moscow, Oct 7 : Russian military is willing to expand cooperation with the US-led coalition in Syria, Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov said on Tuesday.
Ramallha, Oct 7 : Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday that he does not want any military or security escalation with Israel, demanding the latter to stop escalation of violence.
Sanaa, Oct 6 : At least 15 people were killed on Tuesday when a rocket-propelled grenade hit a hotel which houses members of the government of Yemen's deposed President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi in the port city of Aden, the media reported.
New Delhi, Oct 6 : President Pranab Mukherjee leaves here on Saturday on a six-day three-nation visit to Jordan, Palestine and Israel, the first to the three countries by an Indian head of state, during which a number of deals have been lined up in areas ranging from culture to technology.
New York, Oct. 6 : Turkey has warned the European Union that an estimate of three million more refugees might flee from Syria.
Tel Aviv, Oct 6 : The Israeli authorities on Tuesday said they had completed work on a high-tech security fence that would halt possible infiltration of militants from the Gaza Strip.
Sanaa, Oct 6 : At least 12 people were killed on Tuesday when a rocket-propelled grenade hit a hotel which houses members of the government of Yemen's deposed President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi in the port city of Aden, the media reported.
Cairo, Oct 5 : Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Monday said the newly-appointed cabinet will remain in place if the upcoming parliament approves its agenda.
Dubai, Oct 5 : The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) minister of economy and foreign trade on Monday urged stronger economic ties among Islamic countries to further boost business across the world.
Tel Aviv, Oct 5 : Israeli jets on Monday shelled a military target in the Gaza Strip after the launching of a rocket from the Palestinian territory into Israel.
Ankara, Oct 5 : Turkey intercepted a Russian warplane that violated its air space near the Syrian border and forced it to turn back, Turkey's foreign ministry said on Monday.
New York, Oct 5 : Increasing numbers of Syrian refugees are returning to their homeland from Jordan due to drastic aid cuts, homesickness and inability to pay smugglers to sneak them into Europe.
New York, Oct 5 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the attacks on Saturday in the Old City of Jerusalem, including the killing of two members of an Israeli family and injuries to Israelis and Palestinians in subsequent incidents in various Jerusalem neighborhoods.
London, Oct. 5 : The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has blown up a nearly 2,000-year-old arch in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.
Damascus, Oct 5 : The Islamic State (IS) militants destroyed the centuries-old Triumphal Arch of Palmyra, a Syrian official said.
Jerusalem, Oct 5 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Sunday to deliver a harsh response on "Palestinian terrorism" amid a wave of violent attacks in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
Ramallah, Oct 4 : Palestinians on Sunday called on the international community to intervene to stop the Israeli escalation in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
Abu Dhabi, Oct 4 : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will invest USD 35 billion to diversify energy sources and reduce dependence on imports of natural gas, an official said on Sunday.
Damascus, Oct 4 : President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday said Russia's recently launch anti-terror drive in Syria has high chances of success.
New York, Oct 4 : Russian airstrikes in western Syria have targeted the area around the town of Talbiseh, according to residents and a group which monitors the civil war in Syria.
New York, Oct 4 : Jordanian parliament member Mazen Dalaeen has said that his son joined the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and carried out a suicide attack in Iraq, three months after dropping out of medical school.
London, Oct 4 : Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly sending 1,50,000 soldiers to Syria to wipe out the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Moscow, Oct 4 : Russia's air forces will intensify airstrikes against the posts of extremist group Islamic State (IS) in Syria, a senior military official has said.
Jerusalem, Oct 4 : Two Israeli men were killed and two others injured in a stabbing and shooting attack here late Saturday, Israeli police said.
Gaza, Oct 3 : Hamas on Saturday announced its rejection of a proposal by the Middle East Quartet's former envoy Tony Blair on reaching a long-term truce with Israel, a media report said.
Moscow, Oct 3 : The Russian defence ministry on Saturday confirmed that its latest airstrikes in Syria destroyed an Islamic State (IS) command centre.
Abu Dhabi, Oct 3 : The Consulate General of India in Dubai launched an SOS mobile phone app for Indian workers in distress, a media report said.
Riyadh, Oct 3 : The Saudi interior ministry on Saturday said a Syrian man and a woman from the Philippines were arrested in capital Riyadh for obtaining material in preparation for a suicide bomb attack.
United Nations, Oct 3 : At least 500 children have died and over 1.7 million are at risk of malnutrition due to the conflict in Yemen, Unicef has said.
New York, Oct 3 : The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday underscored the devastating toll six months of violence has taken on the children of Yemen, where at least 500 have lost their lives and more than 1.7 million are at risk of malnutrition.
New York, Oct 3 : On the fifth day of the United Nations General Assembly's debate, European countries took to the podium delivering remarks focused on the importance of diplomacy, the need to address the refugee and migrant crisis affecting their continent, and the urgency with which the war in Syria needs to be brought to end.
New York, Oct 3 : With his homeland awash in the blood of its people, who were making a valiant stand against terrorism, Syria's Foreign Minister criticized world leaders at the United Nations on Friday for taking only half-hearted steps to end the crisis in his country and for providing haphazard support to Syria's fight against extremism until the scourge began spreading to Europe.
New York, Oct 3 : Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the United Arab Emirates (UAE), addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Friday and urged the international community to coordinate and build partnerships to achieve peace and security in the highly volatile Middle East region.
Moscow, Oct 2 : The Russian defence ministry on Friday denied allegations that its air force hit wrong targets of the Islamic State (IS) terror group in Syria.
Sanaa, Oct 2 : The Yemeni government on Friday announced its decision to sever diplomatic relations with Iran.
Melbourne, Oct 2 : A Melbourne man accused of planning to join IS fight in Syria, is seeking to have his passport cancellation overturned. He says he is the victim of overreach by the Australian federal government, media reported on Friday.
Ramallah, Oct 2 : Israel brought the peace talks to a deadlock by not halting settlements cosntruction, a Palestinian official has said.
Cairo, Oct 2 : A 'Gandhi Through The Eyes of Egyptian Cartoonists' exhibition that opens here Sunday will present a captivating selection of caricatures on Mahatma Gandhi by prominent artists of the Egyptian Caricature Society, the Indian embassy said.
New York, Oct 2 : The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has condemned a shooting attack that took place on Wednesday on an Israeli civilian vehicle in the West Bank which resulted in the death of two people and injuries to their four children.
New York, Oct 2 : At the same United Nations podium from which Mahmoud Abbas announced on Wednesday that he would no longer be bound by accords with Israel, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on the Palestinian leader to begin immediate unconditional peace talks in a speech largely devoted to denouncing Iran for its threats to annihilate the Jewish State.
New York, Oct 2 : The Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, took to the podium of the General Assembly on Thursday to deplore the lack of action by the Security Council, the United Nations body with legally binding powers, over its failure to end the bloodbath in Syria, blaming in particular the paralyzing power of veto held by the body's five permanent members.