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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Middle East


India and the new ‘Quad’ in West Asia

October 20, 2021 7:38 am

C Raja Mohan writes: The first meeting between foreign ministers of India, Israel, UAE and US suggests that Delhi is now ready to move from bilateral relations conducted in separate silos towards an integrated regional policy

Analysis: Arabs ease Syria President Assad's isolation as US looks elsewhere

October 11, 2021 9:42 am

Anticipating a more hands-off approach from Washington, now preoccupied by the challenge of China, Arab leaders are driven by their own priorities, notably how to rehabilitate economies hammered by years of conflict and Covid-19.

Mumbai: RT-PCR tests made mandatory for passengers arriving from select countries

September 02, 2021 10:50 am

The passengers will have to pay Rs 600 for the mandatory RT-PCR test at the airport.

Karnataka: RT-PCR not mandatory for air passengers from Europe, Middle East

August 26, 2021 7:51 am

Passengers coming from South Africa and Brazil will continue to be tested at airports and they will have to wait for results. On testing negative, they can leave airports.

Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship in Mideast amid tension

February 27, 2021 11:32 am

The crew and vessel were safe, according to the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations, which is run by the British navy. The explosion in the Gulf of Oman forced the vessel to head to the nearest port.

Trump brokers another peace deal in Middle East, Bahrain to normalise relations with Israel

September 12, 2020 10:40 am

The announcement by Trump after he hosted a historic call between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain came a month after he had mediated between the United Arab Emirates and Israel to do the same.

Enjoy homemade falafel with this easy recipe

July 20, 2020 3:00 pm

Time to try this easy recipe for a quick, delectable snack today

Enjoy the flavours of this easy, delicious dip

June 30, 2020 5:30 pm

Make your evening snack time a little more interesting with this easy recipe.

Coronavirus to impoverish millions of children in Middle East -UNICEF

April 21, 2020 8:19 am

UNICEF estimates that there are 25 million children in need, including refugees and internally displaced people from conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Sudan Palestinian territories, Iraq and Libya. About 110 million children are now at home and not in schools in the region.

Trump releases Mideast peace plan that strongly favors Israel

January 29, 2020 10:19 am

Trump’s plan would guarantee that Israel would control a unified Jerusalem as its capital and not require it to uproot any of the settlements in the West Bank that have provoked Palestinian outrage and alienated much of the world.


From behind the niqab: This is what the world looks like through the veil

May 19, 2015 11:47 am

An AP photographer decides to shoot images through a full niqab to offer a glimpse of what it must be like to look through them.