Skip to main content
  • Open Article

    Indo-Pak talks to safeguard benefits of Indus Waters Treaty, says World Bank

    As Pakistan and India concluded their two-day water talks here on Friday, the World Bank, which is mediating the talks, said the meetings were part of a process to safeguard benefits of the 57-year-old Indus Waters Treat

    South Asia
  • Open Article

    Leaked UAE emails: Saudi Arabia came close to 'conquering' Qatar

    In a May 2017 email thread with former US diplomat Elliot Abrams, Otaiba writes that conquering Qatar would “solve everyone’s problems. Literally. And King Abdullah of Saudi came pretty close.

    West Asia
  • Open Article

    Qatar diplomatic crisis engulfs a major US military base

    Qatar's emir is persona non grata to four US-allied Arab states that accuse his wealthy Gulf nation of sponsoring extremists, but he recently received a warm welcome at the sprawling military base his troops.

    West Asia
  • Open Article

    Qatar's emir to meet Turkey's President Erdogan

    Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will visit Turkey on Thursday to meet President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in his first trip abroad since the start of the Gulf diplomatic crisis.

    West Asia
  • Open Article

    Syria: Why are Israelis offering condolences to US leaders

    An informed Israeli source told Melman that the delegation had all the appearances of a funeral. “Those who offered condolences were the Americans,” he explained.

    West Asia
  • Open Article

    Modi, Abe lay foundation for bullet train in India

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined Abe at the ceremony for the railway project that will link Mumbai and Ahmedabad, before holding their summit in Gandhinagar in the western state of Gujarat.

    South Asia
  • Open Article

    Turkey signs deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems

    Turkey has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defence systems in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow, Turkish newspapers on Tuesday quoted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as saying.

    West Asia
  • Open Article

    Myanmar Disaster Marks Death of Nobel Peace Prize: Iran Leader

    Iran leader said the disaster in Myanmar, which is blamed on the ‘cruel’ Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, marks the death of this international prize.

    South Asia
  • Open Article

    Two Syrian rebel groups say US and Arab allies urging retreat to Jordan

    Two Western-backed Syrian rebel groups fighting the Syrian army and Iranian-backed militias in southeastern Syria have been asked by their Western and Arab backers to pull out of the area and retreat.

    West Asia
  • Open Article

    Saudi government funded a ‘dry run’ for 9/11: Report

    As reported by the New York Post, the embassy might have used two of its employees for the so-called dry run before a dozen hijackers flew two planes into the Twin Towers, killing nearly 3,000 people in 2001.

    World
  • Open Article

    How the US covered up Saudi Arabia’s role in 9/11

    Kingdom’s involvement was deliberately covered up at the highest levels of US government. Investigations were throttled. Co-conspirators were let off the hook.

    ARIA
  • Open Article

    Israeli attacks meant to boost terrorists’ morale: Syria

    The government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has called on the United Nations Security Council to denounce Israel’s repeated aggression against the country and take prompt action to stop.

    West Asia
  • Open Article

    Netanyahu bars Al-Jazeera journalist from seminar on free press

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has personally intervened to bar an Al-Jazeera journalist from a government conference on press freedoms that uses the broadcaster as a case study.

    West Asia
  • Open Article

    Pakistan made great sacrifices in fighting terror, country has ‘clear conscience’:China

    Pakistan has made great sacrifices in fighting terror and has a clear conscience, China said on Friday, barely five days after Beijing joined other Brics members in condemning the terror groups.

    South Asia
  • Open Article

    Israel arming Myanmar amid ongoing Rohingya crackdown

    The weapons sold to Myanmar include over 100 tanks, weapons and boats used to police the country's border, according to human rights groups and Burmese officials. 

    Southeast Asia
  • Open Article

    Russia initiates legal action against US

    It is not clear at what court Russia has initiated the legal action. The Kremlin’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov has said Moscow is open to filing a lawsuit with whichever court best gives it a chance of defending.

    World
  • Open Article

    India, Myanmar sign 11 MoUs to bolster bilateral relationship

    Marking a new foundation to strengthen bilateral ties, India and Myanmar on Wednesday signed 11 agreements ranging from maritime security to cultural exchange.

    South Asia
  • Open Article

    China wants 'healthy, stable' relations with India: Xi Jinping

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday sought to move past a tense border dispute with India, telling Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the two nuclear-armed neighbours should pursue “healthy, stable” relations.

    South Asia
  • Open Article

    Haj success opens way for talks with Saudi: Iran

    “We thank Saudi Arabia... for adopting a new approach in dealing with Iranian pilgrims,” said Ali Ghazi-Askar, the head of the Haj organisation in Tehran, according to the state broadcaster.

    West Asia
  • Open Article

    How Re-alignment of Forces is Shaping New Middle-East

    Iran has won another round in the Saudi-Iran cold war that currently dominates the political landscape in the Middle East. This outcome is largely the result of Saudi Arabia’s own folly. Riyadh forced Qatar.

    View Point
  • Open Article

    BRICS name militant groups as regional security concern

    The leaders of the five emerging market BRICS powers have for the first time named militant groups allegedly based in Pakistan as a regional security concern and called for their patrons to be held to account.

    South Asia
  • Open Article

    India's Modi heads to Myanmar as Rohingya refugee crisis worsens

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss rising violence in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state during a visit that begins on Tuesday, and push for greater progress on long-running Indian infrastructure projects.

    South Asia
  • Open Article

    Trump calls King Salman, urges diplomatic solution for Qatar crisis

    US President Donald Trump has called for a diplomatic solution for the crisis between Qatar and its neighbouring countries, urging them to follow their commitment in fighting terrorism.

    West Asia
  • Open Article

    Pakistanis reject Trump remarks on harboring militants

    Pakistan’s National Assembly passed a resolution on Wednesday condemning US President Donald Trump’s accusations that Islamabad was prolonging the war in Afghanistan, denouncing them as “hostile” and “threatening.”

    South Asia

Want your BRAND to reach a wider audience?

Find out how

Search Articles