Associated Press | Wednesday June 12, 2013
When Israeli Arabs search for a spouse, they don't just worry about looks, job prospects or future in-laws. They must think about whether their partner will be allowed to live with them.
Agence France-Presse | Monday June 3, 2013
The United States on Sunday welcomed the selection of university chief Rami Hamdallah as next Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority.
Friday May 17, 2013
But Saradha went bust in April, wiping out as much as $3.7 billion in deposits from mostly low-income Indians, miring West Bengal's government in scandal, and illustrating the risks faced by the millions who live outside the banking system.
Wednesday May 8, 2013
Reserve Bank Governor D Subbarao today questioned the fairness of West Bengal government's proposal to levy additional tax on cigarettes to compensate the victims of Saradha chit fund scam.
Jerusalem | Friday May 3, 2013
Internet giant Google has recognised the Palestinians' upgraded UN status, placing the name "Palestine" on its search engine instead of "Palestinian Territories," the US company said on Friday, raising the ire of Israel.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 18, 2013
Israel has refused to grant permission to 26 runners from the Gaza Strip to travel to the West Bank to run in the first Bethlehem marathon on April 21, officials said today.
Associated Press | Monday April 8, 2013
Police in Hamas-ruled Gaza have started grabbing young men with long or gel-styled spiky hair off the streets, bundling them into jeeps, mocking them and shaving their heads, two of those targeted and a rights group said Sunday.
Reuters | Thursday April 4, 2013
Thousands of mourners turned out on Thursday for the funerals of three Palestinians, including two teenagers killed by Israeli army gunfire in some of the worst violence in the occupied West Bank in years.
Reuters | Wednesday April 3, 2013
Israel launched air strikes on the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, the first such attacks since an eight-day war in November, Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist movement that controls the territory, and Israel's military said.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 24, 2013
Hundreds of Israeli police dismantled a Palestinian protest camp on the outskirts of Jerusalem overnight, activists and police said on Sunday.
Associated Press | Thursday March 21, 2013
President Barack Obama said on Thursday he is not giving up on stalled peace talks in the Mideast but that continued Israeli settlement-building in West Bank is not helping the cause.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 21, 2013
US President Barack Obama arrived in the West Bank on Thursday to a more prickly welcome from Palestinian leaders than the warm embrace he won in Israel the day before.
Associated Press | Monday March 18, 2013
President Barack Obama will find a disillusioned Palestinian public, skeptical about his commitment to promoting Mideast peace, when he visits the region.
Thursday February 28, 2013
US stocks rallied for a second straight day on Wednesday as Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke reaffirmed his strong support for the Fed's stimulus efforts, while the euro climbed after solid demand at an auction of Italian government debt.
Agence France-Presse | Sunday February 24, 2013
Israel said on Sunday it sent "an unequivocal demand" to Palestinian leaders to quell unrest, as thousands of detainees staged hunger strikes in Israeli prisons and their supporters clashed with security forces in the occupied West Bank.