09 Sep 2014
Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to arrive in the Middle East on Tuesday to garner support for efforts to combat the Islamic State (IS) militants.
04 Sep 2014
Jerusalem: Israel has agreed to dismantle a wooden footbridge at a Jerusalem holy site that is at the heart of a key Mideast dispute, a senior Israeli official said on Thursday.
20 Aug 2014
Cairo: India and Egypt have discussed ways to promote cultural interactions between the two countries as they prepare for the next edition of the mega cultural extravaganza 'India by the Nile'.
25 Aug 2014
Gaza/Jerusalem: Intensifying its military offensive in Gaza, Israel Monday pounded Hamas targets in the coastal strip with air strikes and tanks, killing at least eight Palestinians amid reports of a new Egyptian ceasefire proposal calling for an immediate halt in attacks.
31 Jul 2014
Cairo: A month-long Indian Carnival will kick off in Egypt's North Coast on the Mediterranean Sea from Friday.
09 Aug 2014
Cairo: An Egyptian court on Saturday ordered the dissolution of the Freedom and Justice Party, the political wing of the already banned Muslim Brotherhood movement, in yet another crushing blow to Islamists after the ouster of president Mohammed Morsi last year.
28 Aug 2014
Jerusalem: Israel had seriously considered a full military reoccupation of the Gaza Strip and viewed it as "the only alternative" if Egypt failed to broker a truce and Hamas continued firing rockets, a top Israeli minister said.
20 Aug 2014
Jerusalem/Cairo: Israeli airstrikes on Tuesday night were aimed at the home of Hamas's military wing commander Mohammed Deif in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Radwan in Gaza city, an Israeli official said a TV channel on Wednesday.
07 Jul 2014
Cairo: Egyptian Prime Minister on Monday vowed to ban all kinds of violence against women with the help of a new and tougher law enforced in the country.
09 Jun 2014
Cairo: Egypt's former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who was sworn-in as President, said there will be no reconciliation with anyone who committed crimes or incited violence against civilians.