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  • US Seeks Coalition Against Islamic State, But Not All Allies Willing to Take Part in Military Action

    US Seeks Coalition Against Islamic State, But Not All Allies Willing to Take Part in Military Action

    The United States is intensifying its push to build an international campaign against Islamic State jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria, including recruiting partners for potential joint military action, Obama administration officials said on Wednesd...

  • US Journalist Returns Home after Syria Kidnapping

    US Journalist Returns Home after Syria Kidnapping

    An American journalist held for nearly two years by militants linked to Al-Qaeda in Syria returned to the United States late on Tuesday, two days after Qatar negotiated his release, his family said.

  • Diffuse Hamas Structure Complicates Gaza Peace Efforts

    Diffuse Hamas Structure Complicates Gaza Peace Efforts

    Founded by just seven people in Gaza, Hamas now has political and military leaders spread across the Arab world, complicating its ability to send a unified message for negotiating an end to a seven-week war with Israel.

  • 112 Indians Arriving from Ebola-Hit Liberia; Mumbai, Delhi Airports Gear Up

    112 Indians Arriving from Ebola-Hit Liberia; Mumbai, Delhi Airports Gear Up

    Elaborate precautionary arrangements have been put in place at the Mumbai Airport to screen the 112 stranded Indians, who are expected to arrive on Tuesday by various flights from and around the Ebola-hit Liberia, authorities said on Monday.

  • Qatar Denies Funding Extremist Islamic State Group

    Qatar Denies Funding Extremist Islamic State Group

    The Gulf nation of Qatar is hitting back at suggestions that it supports the Islamic State extremist group, saying that "determined, collective action" is needed to end sectarian violence gripping Iraq and Syria.

  • Israel Air Strike Kills Two in Gaza After Egypt Calls Talks

    Israel Air Strike Kills Two in Gaza After Egypt Calls Talks

    An Israeli air strike killed two Palestinians in Gaza on Sunday as militants kept up rocket fire, a day after an Egyptian call for an open-ended ceasefire to enable new truce talks.

  • Lionel Messi's Facebook Post on Israel-Gaza Conflict Stirs Controversy

    Lionel Messi's Facebook Post on Israel-Gaza Conflict Stirs Controversy

    Football star Lionel Messi has been dragged into the ongoing Israel-Gaza conflict, two weeks after the Argentinian wrote in a Facebook post that he was "deeply saddened" by the loss of young lives with a photo of an injured Palestinian boy.

  • Egypt to Invite Delegates to Resume Gaza Truce Talks: Mahmud Abbas

    Egypt to Invite Delegates to Resume Gaza Truce Talks: Mahmud Abbas

    Egypt is to invite Israeli and Palestinian delegations to return to Cairo to resume talks on a long-term truce for Gaza, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas announced on Saturday.

  • Indian Teams Notch Impressive Wins in World Chess Olympiad

    Indian Teams Notch Impressive Wins in World Chess Olympiad

    The 19th seeded Indian open team scored 3-1 against Qatar, winning two and drawing two games, while the fifth seeded women's team won against the Netherlands 3.5-0.5.

  • Indian Men Crush Moldova; Women Play Draw With Spain in Chess Olympiad

    Indian Men Crush Moldova; Women Play Draw With Spain in Chess Olympiad

    Thanks to the massive victory over Moldova, the Indian men have jumped to joint 13th spot in the current rankings and this is only likely to get better as they meet lower-ranked Qatar in the next round. The Indian girls are on the 20th spot on eight ...

  • Psychiatrists to Examine Man over 'Bomb Hoax' on Qatar-UK Flight

    Psychiatrists to Examine Man over 'Bomb Hoax' on Qatar-UK Flight

    A man arrested over a suspected bomb hoax on a Manchester-bound Qatar Airways flight has been ordered to take a psychiatric evaluation under Britain's Mental Health Act, police said on Wednesday.

  • British Military Jet Escorts Airliner after Bomb Threat

    British Military Jet Escorts Airliner after Bomb Threat

    Britain's Royal Air Force scrambled a military jet to escort a Qatar Airways flight into the northern English city of Manchester on Tuesday after the pilot notified the airport that a "possible device" was on board, police said.

  • Man Arrested on Suspicion of Bomb Hoax: UK

    Man Arrested on Suspicion of Bomb Hoax: UK

    Police arrested a man aboard a Qatar Airways plane on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat on Tuesday, following a warning to the pilot of a possible device on the aircraft.

  • Jets Escort Qatar Airways Plane into Manchester Airport after Bomb Threat

    Jets Escort Qatar Airways Plane into Manchester Airport after Bomb Threat

    Britain scrambled two fighter jets on Tuesday to escort a Qatar Airways plane into Manchester airport after the pilot reported a possible explosive device on board. A passenger was later arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat.

  • Hamas Defends Gaza Ambush Blamed for Ending Ceasefire

    Hamas Defends Gaza Ambush Blamed for Ending Ceasefire

    Hamas acknowledged responsibility on Saturday for a deadly Gaza Strip ambush in which an Israeli army officer may have been captured, but said the incident likely preceded and therefore had not violated a U.S.- and U.N.-sponsored truce.

  • John Kerry Seeks Qatari, Turkish Help to Find Israeli Soldier

    John Kerry Seeks Qatari, Turkish Help to Find Israeli Soldier

    US Secretary of State John Kerry, fearing an escalation of violence in Gaza, called on Turkey and Qatar on Friday to use their influence to secure the release of a kidnapped Israeli soldier whose abduction led to the breakdown of a short-lived ceasef...

  • Hamas Allies Turkey, Qatar Huddle as Gaza Truce Calls Mount

    Hamas Allies Turkey, Qatar Huddle as Gaza Truce Calls Mount

    Turkey's foreign minister flew to Doha on Friday for talks with his Qatari counterpart on how to use their influence with Palestinian movement Hamas to end the bloodshed around Gaza.

  • Turkish Foreign Minister Flying to Qatar to Seek Gaza Truce: Official

    Turkish Foreign Minister Flying to Qatar to Seek Gaza Truce: Official

    Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu cancelled a scheduled trip to France and flew to Qatar on Friday to help efforts for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, a Turkish official said.

  • Abbas-Led Palestinian Body Backs Hamas Truce Demands in Gaza

    Abbas-Led Palestinian Body Backs Hamas Truce Demands in Gaza

    The Palestinian decision-making body led by US-backed President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza hostilities with Israel, a closing of ranks that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts.

  • English FA Chief Certain no Summer 2022 World Cup

    English FA Chief Certain no Summer 2022 World Cup

    Greg Dyke, the head of England's Football Association giving evidence to the British parliament's Culture, Media and Sport select committee, re-iterated his belief that temperatures would be too high to hold the 2022 World Cup in Qatar in the traditi...

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