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France tightens security amid fallout from teacher beheading, foreign 'meddling'
World

France tightens security amid fallout from teacher beheading, foreign 'meddling'

France’s national police have called for increased security at religious sites around the All Saint’s holiday this coming weekend, particularly noting online threats from extremists against Christians and moderate French Muslims

Arab foreign ministers demand reversal of Donald Trump Jerusalem decision, call it a 'grave' development
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Arab foreign ministers demand reversal of Donald Trump Jerusalem decision, call it a 'grave' development

Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Gulf diplomatic crisis: China asks Qatar, Arab countries to resolve standoff within Gulf Cooperation Council
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Gulf diplomatic crisis: China asks Qatar, Arab countries to resolve standoff within Gulf Cooperation Council

China's foreign minister has called on Qatar and four Arab nations to resolve their diplomatic crisis through talks within the Gulf Cooperation Council

Narendra Modi's chemistry with Benjamin Netanyahu raises the question - why did India snub Israel for so long?
India

Narendra Modi's chemistry with Benjamin Netanyahu raises the question - why did India snub Israel for so long?

Narendra Modi would have been aware, for he is a man with a keen sense of history, that in becoming the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel he was merely correcting a historical wrong.

Gulf diplomatic crises: Iran urges nations for dialogue to resolve spat with Qatar
World

Gulf diplomatic crises: Iran urges nations for dialogue to resolve spat with Qatar

Iran's foreign ministry on Monday urged Qatar and neighbouring Gulf Arab countries that have severed diplomatic ties to engage in dialogue.

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Tension escalates as Yemen too cuts ties with Qatar
World

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Tension escalates as Yemen too cuts ties with Qatar

The Yemeni government cut diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, shortly after its Gulf backers severed ties with Doha, for backing extremism.

India invites Arab States to benefit from 'Make in India', invest in infrastructure
Economy

India invites Arab States to benefit from 'Make in India', invest in infrastructure

India has invited members of the 22-nation League of Arab States to invest in the country, notably in the infrastructure space.

India invites Arab States to benefit from 'Make in India', invest in infrastructure
Economy

India invites Arab States to benefit from 'Make in India', invest in infrastructure

India has invited members of the 22-nation League of Arab States to invest in the country, notably in the infrastructure space.

Blast targets Egyptian troops near border with Gaza
World

Blast targets Egyptian troops near border with Gaza

In an attempt to assuage the people's frustration, Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said the government has allocated up to 1 billion Egyptian pounds (nearly $140 million) as compensation for the residents being forced to leave their homes.

Kerry urges Arab nations to support Obama's plan against Islamic State
World

Kerry urges Arab nations to support Obama's plan against Islamic State

US Secretary of State John Kerry pressed key Arab states on Thursday to support an expanded American military campaign against Islamic State jihadists.

Gaza: Israeli air strikes kill 14 as Hamas rockets pound Jerusalem, Tel Aviv
World

Gaza: Israeli air strikes kill 14 as Hamas rockets pound Jerusalem, Tel Aviv

There have been no Israeli deaths so far, but Hamas showed its firepower as it launched waves of rockets across Israel that triggered sirens in cities as far from Gaza as Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa.

Arab nations hold Assad govt responsible for Syria chemical attacks
World

Arab nations hold Assad govt responsible for Syria chemical attacks

The Arab foreign ministers have held the Syrian government responsible for all the chemical attacks on the suburbs of Damascus, while calling for referring the perpetrators to international trials, Xinhua reported.