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Jul 21, 2018
Saudi Arabia slams Israel for adopting law defining itself as nation-state of Jewish people, says it perpetuates 'racial discrimination'Saudi Arabia expressed its disapproval regarding Israel adopting a law that defined it as the nation-state of Jews. Saudi said that the move could perpetuate "racial discrimination"
Jun 27, 2018
India must explore new strategies to counter Pakistan's hostility, and do it without firing a single bulletIndia needs to explore more effective methods of neutralising this threat. In his classic treatise The Art of War, Sun Tzu had argued that the perfect strategy would be to subdue the enemy without fighting. Novel strategies need to be explored to make the cost of Pakistan's unrelenting hostility literally unaffordable.
Jun 04, 2018
UAE and Saudi Arabia's boycott of Qatar creates rift between US allies in Arab Gulf, compromises Washington's grip on IranA shift in traditional alliances found in the Arab Gulf has become apparent in the wake of Saudi Arabia and the UAE's year-old trade embargo on Qatar.
Apr 04, 2018
Dubai Police chief's stinging tweets on Pakistan more than outburst; reveal Islamabad's unsteady relations with Saudi-led GCC blocKhalfan may be a maverick but as the top security official he won't fly off the handle on issues that can affect Dubai's bilateral relations with Pakistan.
Feb 22, 2018
Saudi Arabia, China and Turkey join hands to block US move against Pakistan at Financial Action Task ForceChina, Saudi Arabia and Turkey—the three close allies of Pakistan—have joined hands to block a move by the Trump administration to place Islamabad on an international terror-financing watch list, a US media report said on Thursday.
Feb 11, 2018
Narendra Modi meets French PM Edouard Philippe in Dubai, says he 'looks forward to' Emmanuel Macron's India visitPrime Minister Narendra Modi met his French counterpart Edouard Philippe and had a "good discussion" on ways to boost bilateral strategic ties ahead of President Emmanuel Macron's first visit to India next month
Dec 07, 2017
Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision: India's 'independent' stand reflects neutrality over Israel-Palestine issueOn 6 December, US president Donald Trump, in an unprecedented policy move, recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and announced that the American embassy will soon be moved out of Tel Aviv into the sharply contested holy city. This is an affirmative validation of the decades-old Israeli claim on west Jerusalem and a tacit attestation to its claim on East Jerusalem, as opposed to the corresponding claim by Palestine. These counter-claims remain key flashpoints in the limping dialogue process between the two parties.
Dec 05, 2017
Qatar diplomatic crisis: UAE, Saudi Arabia to form new economic partnership group, separate from GCCUAE announced it has formed a new economic and partnership group with Saudi Arabia, separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council, a move that could undermine the council amid a diplomatic crisis with member state Qatar
Dec 04, 2017
Qatar's emir to attend crucial Gulf Cooperation Council summit, political crisis in region will top agendaQatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will attend a crucial summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council this coming week
Aug 09, 2017
Qatar introduces visa-free entry for 80 nationalities to boost tourism as Gulf diplomatic spat continuesQatar, isolated by its neighbours in a diplomatic crisis, on Wednesday introduced a visa-free entry programme for 80 nationalities to stimulate air transport and tourism.