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.
01 Aug 2016
Islamabad: A three-day conference of Pakistan's envoys to key multilateral institutions and countries, including India, began on Monday to deliberate on a host of issues like the Kashmir situation, Indo-Pak ties and relations with the US.
28 Jan 2014
Geneva: Representatives of the Syrian government and opposition will continue talks on Tuesday, said UN-Arab League Special Envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi on Monday.
07 Sep 2011
A planned visit to Damascus by Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi in which he had been due to press the bloc's calls for reform has been postponed, diplomatic sources said.
17 Sep 2016
United Nations: The spotlight will be on Syria when world leaders gather at the United Nations next week as the United States and Russia try to shore up a fragile truce deal and President Barack Obama pushes for a boost in global refugee aid.
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.
17 Feb 2012
India was among 137 members of the U.N. General Assembly that voted on Friday to approve a resolution, which “strongly” condemns all violence and human rights violations in Syria and supports Arab League efforts to resolve the nearly year long crisis in the country.
13 Nov 2011
Tens of thousands of Syrian government supporters poured into the streets on Sunday to protest an Arab League vote to suspend the country's membership, as Turkey sent planes to evacuate diplomatic staff and their families after a night of attacks on embassies.
02 Jan 2016
Moscow: A new appraisal names the United States as one of the threats to Russia's national security for the first time, a sign of how relations with the west have deteriorated in recent years.
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.