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Middle East

Sanjaya Baru | After Look West, Modi govt now Acts West too

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced in July 2005 a “Look West” policy

18 Sep 2023 12:00 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Hedgie, Modi and FTA: Why desperate UK needs a deal…

Hedgie will, undoubtedly tell the nation that visas will be given to skilled Indian doctors and scientists who can fill the NHS vacancies

19 Nov 2022 12:00 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Why State of Israel has lost its heroic sheen

Israel’s heroic burnish is now dulled after the emergence of Israel as the pre-eminent and most ruthless power in the Middle East

02 Aug 2022 11:50 PM

Pfizer or Sinopharm? 'Vaccine diplomacy' in Middle East

The Israeli government made documents public that showed the extent of its collaboration with Pfizer in its vaccination campaign

26 Jan 2021 12:38 PM

Iran hits back at US: Washington should not plot against Tehran every day

Tehran and Washington have traded barbs over a spate of incidents in the past year.

29 Apr 2020 4:45 PM


Cultural practice of falconry in Middle East has become increasingly rare

Authentic hunts which have been practised for centuries by nomadic tribes of the Middle East.

17 Oct 2019 10:52 AM

Seized Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't going to Syria: UK's Jeremy Hunt

The comments by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt late Saturday could help de-escalate tensions that have spiked in recent days.

15 Jul 2019 2:19 PM

'Dangerous game': Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately

Iran has warned of reciprocal measures if the tanker is not released.

12 Jul 2019 3:41 PM

Yemen's warring parties refuse to meet together

Yemen's government and Houthi rebels were in different rooms

15 Jan 2019 12:28 PM

China is driving use of armed drones in Middle East

The report by the Royal United Services Institute, or RUSI, found that more and more Mideast countries have acquired armed drones.

18 Dec 2018 12:37 PM


Sotheby's holds its first auction for watches in the Middle East

Auction house Christie’s held an auction for watches in Dubai in March.

22 Nov 2018 10:38 AM

Solo sojourns across the world

Alex Chacon recalls his motorcycles adventures across the world.

06 Mar 2018 12:09 AM

Indian workers in Middle-east serve sentences for unwitting possession of illegal drugs

Indian migrant workers in Gulf states put in long hours in the searing heat and then pop painkillers to keep going.

14 Nov 2017 12:37 PM

For some Palestinians in love, this slum is the only place to live

So along with what residents describe as apartments full of other “mixed” couples, he and Alqam see a solution in Kafr Aqab.

13 Nov 2017 3:18 PM

Till attitudes change, it will remain a man’s world

In Egypt, 58.5 per cent of women believe that men “should have the final word” in decision-making related to matters at home.

19 May 2017 12:18 AM


Forbes Middle East declares top 100 Indian business leaders

2017 list of top Indian business leaders comprised 100 business owners and 50 executive management.

12 May 2017 6:29 PM

British PM Theresa May visits Middle East for talks on trade, security

Britain is looking to strike new trade deals after May last week formally activated Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

03 Apr 2017 9:03 PM

Laptop ban on flights to UK to be implemented by March 25

The move came hours after the US government warned that extremists plan to target passenger jets with bombs hidden in electronic devices.

23 Mar 2017 10:48 AM

Hosting Saudi king, China pursues Mideast charm offensive

China is pivoting towards the Middle East, and Saudi Arabia is strengthening its alliances in east Asia.

16 Mar 2017 1:20 PM

Pakistan’s Gwadar Port, part of CPEC, opens

Sharif said that CPEC is aimed at integrating development and commerce of various regions across Asia and Europe.

14 Nov 2016 4:20 AM