25 Nov 2011
The Arab League on Friday served Syria notice to endorse a plan for the dispatch of observers to monitor unrest in the country or face crippling sanctions.
14 Nov 2011
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday condemned Syria's suspension from the Arab League over its lethal crackdown on protests, saying the move was "incorrect."
02 Aug 2012
United Nations and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan has resigned from his post as international envoy for Syria after trying in vain for six months to broker peace and bring the country's warring parties to the table.
18 Nov 2015
Los Angeles: Two Air France flights en route to Paris from the United States were diverted today following anonymous bomb threats, and hundreds of passengers and crew were safely removed, the airline and the Federal Aviation Administration said.
17 Nov 2015
Washington: Nearly half of the 50 US states have moved to shut the door on Syrian refugees as Republican lawmakers urged a halt to the resettlement program, citing security fears following the Paris attacks. President Barack Obama pushed back, criticising 'shameful' calls to screen the refugees fleeing the war-torn country based on their religion.
16 Apr 2016
Washington: Reaffirming that its ties with India are "very strong", the US has said it wants to further strengthen the "valued" bilateral relationship in areas across all sectors including defence.
02 Jul 2015
London: A Saudi Arabian billionaire is planning to give his entire USD 32-billion (Rs 2.03 lakh crore) fortune to charity, media reported. Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the richest men in the world, said he wanted to donate to groups that promote health and help with disaster relief, it said.
07 Aug 2011
The Arab League on Sunday called on the Syrian authorities to "immediately" stop the violence that has rocked the country since mid-March, in the pan-Arab body's first official statement on the unrest.
30 Nov 2014
Jerusalem: One of Israel's largest bilingual schools for Jewish and Arab children was set on fire in a suspected arson attack in southern Jerusalem, worsening the tense situation following the 50-day war with the Hamas.
10 Nov 2014
Jerusalem: Israel's Prime Minister promised a harsh response to an ongoing wave of Arab violence on Monday, following a stabbing attack on a soldier at a crowded train station in Tel Aviv.