The Biggest Stories of November 23, 2015
Nov 23, 2015
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 24, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry travelled to the Gulf on Monday to stress the urgent need to unite a region riven by conflict against the threat from the jihadist Islamic State group.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Monday November 23, 2015
There are 23 Indians fighting with terror group ISIS in Syria and Iraq and another six are dead, says a report from a recent assessment by security agencies.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 25, 2015
A Palestinian car in east Jerusalem was torched and racist slogans were scrawled on it early today, police said, in what bore the hallmarks of a Jewish extremist hate attack.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 23, 2015
A restaurant offering discounts to Jews and Arabs who share hummus and other such gestures have been portrayed as signs of hope but in reality, fear and anger dominate amid weeks of Israeli-Palestinian unrest.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday October 13, 2015
The United States said on Monday it carried out an ammunition airdrop for Syrian Arab groups battling Islamic State, as Washington shifts its focus to arming fighters inside Syria after ending a failed programme to train a new rebel force.
World News | Reuters | Saturday October 10, 2015
Israeli troops shot dead six Palestinians in protests in Gaza and a knife-wielding Jewish man wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Friday in a wave of violence that has fuelled talk of a new uprising against Israel.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 9, 2015
A Jewish man stabbed and wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Friday in an apparent reprisal attack for Palestinian violence during the worst spell of civil unrest in the region for several years.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 9, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "firmly" condemned an attack on Friday that saw a Jew stab and wound four Arabs, including two Palestinians, his office said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 9, 2015
A Jewish suspect stabbed and wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Friday, police said, in the first such attack after a spate of stabbings in recent days targeting Israelis.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 8, 2015
In a matter of seconds, the men wearing scarves over their faces and throwing stones along with a group of Palestinians pulled out their pistols, opened fire and blew their cover.
Kriti Malik, NDTV | Monday August 17, 2015
Here's what PM Modi ate as he discussed investment opportunities with the Arabs in Abu Dhabi.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 10, 2015
Algerian authorities have arrested 38 people in connection with deadly ethnic unrest between Berbers and Arabs in the south of the country, police and the gendarmerie said today.
World News | Reuters | Thursday June 18, 2015
A divided US appeals court said the federal government's top law enforcers can be sued by former inmates who claim their civil rights were violated while jailed after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks because they were Arab, Muslim or stereotyped that way.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Members of the Yazidi community, one of the Iraqi minorities hardest hit by jihadist atrocities, killed 21 Sunni Arab villagers in a January revenge attack, Amnesty International said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 7, 2015
A year after the Islamic State group launched a brutally effective offensive, Iraq is struggling to survive as a unified nation, gripped by seemingly endless violence, sectarianism and humanitarian tragedy.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused Arab and Western governments of miscalculating in their backing for Syrian rebels as the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group gathered in Paris today.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday April 7, 2015
Sepp Blatter is due to meet Palestinian Football Association (PFA) chief Jibril Rajoub in Cairo later Tuesday to discuss PFA calls for Israel to be suspended by FIFA for its "racist behaviour against Arabs".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who won majority support Monday from newly elected MPs to form Israel's next government, apologised for saying Arabs were voting in "droves" in comments that drew US condemnation.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday March 24, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he regretted offending Israel's Arabs during a rallying call on election day last week that his critics had denounced as racist.
World News | Reuters | Thursday March 12, 2015
Boko Haram is carrying out ethnic reprisals against Arabic speakers in northern Nigeria, accusing them of aiding Chad's army fighting against the Islamist group, military officers and residents say.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 6, 2015
Some 28,000 people have fled the Tikrit area as Iraqi forces battle the Islamic State jihadist group in a massive offensive aimed at retaking the city, the UN said.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday February 11, 2015
When Yemen's Houthi fighters scaled the rooftops surrounding former president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's home, killed his guards and put him under house arrest, they left no doubt that negotiating a political settlement with them would be difficult.
India News | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday January 4, 2015
Former Union minister Shashi Tharoor has apparently come out in support of BJP minister Dr Harsh Vardhan's claim that Greeks and Arabs received credit for advances in Mathematics that rightfully belong to India.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Arab UN delegations on Monday endorsed a Palestinian proposal to forge a peace deal with Israel within a year and end Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories by late 2017, despite Israeli and US opposition.