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  • Arms smugglers will profit Saying goodbye from the Ukraine conflict

    Arms smugglers will profit Saying goodbye from the Ukraine conflict

    In recent years, welcome efforts have been made to regulate the trade of a wide range of arms using the Arms Trade Treaty, but a big hurdle for these noble and much-needed efforts has been encountered in the form of the activities of weapon smugglers and traffickers.

    October 16, 2022
  • Demonstrations in Iran pose biggest threat to hardline regime in 13 years

    Demonstrations in Iran pose biggest threat to hardline regime in 13 years

    Demonstrations have spread to most of Iran's 31 provinces and almost all urban centres, pitting anti-government demonstrators against regime forces, including the military, and posing the most serious test to the hardline state's authority in more than 13 years, local media reported.

    September 25, 2022
  • Russia’s recent losses in Ukraine war may make Middle East nations to think about realignment

    Russia’s recent losses in Ukraine war may make Middle East nations to think about realignment

    This retreat shows the dismal shortcomings of Russia's military planning, coordination and execution of military operations.

    September 19, 2022
  • Truce in Gaza

    Truce in Gaza

    Israel has accepted the Egyptian plan for a ceasefire by claiming that it had achieved most of its military objectives during the three-day conflict, which began on Friday afternoon.

    August 10, 2022
  • ‘Chabahar regrettably a stop-go affair’

    ‘Chabahar regrettably a stop-go affair’

    It is true that India has some degree of credibility with all the parties (other than the Houthis), but this will not be enough to attempt any mediation. Besides this, India has not been at the forefront of any international mediation for decades, the last attempt perhaps being the ill-fated and negative example of its effort between the Sri Lanka government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

    February 5, 2022
  • Biden meets Emir of Qatar, discusses security in Gulf region

    Biden meets Emir of Qatar, discusses security in Gulf region

    Both sides ensured the stability of global energy supplies, supporting the people of Afghanistan, and strengthening commercial and investment cooperation said White House in a statement.

    February 1, 2022
  • War Crimes

    War Crimes

    It also called on the ICC to include the recent Gaza assault in its ongoing investigation into possible war crimes by Israel and Palestinian armed groups. Israel does not recognise the court’s jurisdiction.

    July 30, 2021
  • Israeli bus missed

    Israeli bus missed

    Could this be the primary reason why his efforts to form a coalition were reduced to a fizzle?

    May 6, 2021
  • Double-pronged crisis

    Double-pronged crisis

    Small wonder that the challenge that he faces has been described as “double-pronged” ~ the critical talks on his political future are being held in parallel to his appearance in a Jerusalem courtroom. In a word, the Prime Minister’s political future is as uncertain as the legal fallout.

    April 9, 2021
  • Bahrain and Israel

    Bahrain and Israel

    By all accounts, it has been a triangular exercise to mend fences. “Opening direct dialogue and ties between these two dynamic societies and advanced economies will continue the positive transformation of the Middle East and increase stability, security, and prosperity in the region,” the United States, Bahrain and Israel said in a joint statement.

    September 14, 2020
  • A process begins

    A process begins

    From the UAE’s perspective, the deal formalises what one observer has called “dating on the quiet” for the two countries over recent years had found common ground in the threat they perceived from Iran and in other shared regional perceptions. In the past decade or so, there has been a thaw in relations between the two countries, with some significant visits to the UAE by Israeli government functionaries.

    August 15, 2020
  • Two Indians brought back from Middle East to Kerala test Covid-19 positive

    Two Indians brought back from Middle East to Kerala test Covid-19 positive

    One of them is being treated in Kozhikode, while the second one is receiving treatment in Kochi, the government said.

    May 9, 2020
  • Iran closer to COVID-19 containment, Turkey may become worst-hit in Middle East

    Iran closer to COVID-19 containment, Turkey may become worst-hit in Middle East

    It was the sixth day that the official fatality rate has dropped in the Middle East's worst-hit country.

    April 18, 2020
  • The African Tragedy

    The African Tragedy

    The World Health Organization has warned that Africa may soon face “a huge peak” in coronavirus infections.

    April 17, 2020
  • Meat is too fatty, Salad without dressing: Kuwaitis quibble in five-star quarantine

    Meat is too fatty, Salad without dressing: Kuwaitis quibble in five-star quarantine

    Kuwait has in the past few weeks passed strict regulations to curb the spread of the deadly virus that has claimed more than 82,000 lives worldwide.

    April 8, 2020
  • US to enhance defence position in Middle East

    US to enhance defence position in Middle East

    This is the first period of extended dual US carrier operations in the Middle East since 2012, according to McKenzie.

    March 14, 2020
  • Egypt former President Hosni Mubarak passes away at 91, presidency mourns

    Egypt former President Hosni Mubarak passes away at 91, presidency mourns

    The former president succeeded Anwar Sadat, who was assassinated on October 6, 1981 while attending a military parade to commemorate the 1973 war.

    February 26, 2020