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Sushma Swaraj arrives in Indonesia for 60th Asian African Conference Commemoration (Update)  Apr 22, 1:32 am
Jakarta (Indonesia), Apr.22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived here to attend the 60th Asian African Conference Commemoration. The 10th anniversary of the New Asian African Partnership is taking place in the year 2015 in which various streams of the global discourse are gathering pace to culminate in four key events - COP21 on Climate Change in Paris, Summit to finalize Post-2015 Development Agenda, 70th Anniversary of the UN and the 10th WTO Ministerial in Kenya - each one of which will have far-reaching political and economic ramifications. There are significant transitions and developments taking place in Asia, Europe and the Middle East with regional and global implications.
Amir Khan says will 'love to have' blockbuster bout with Pacquiao in Middle East  Apr 21, 1:35 pm
London, Apr 21 (ANI): British two-time world champion boxer Amir Khan is eyeing a blockbuster bout with Filipino politician and boxer Manny Pacquiao and has insisted that he would 'love to box' him, with the fight likely to be held in the Middle East.
Obama hints at 'possible compromise' on Iran sanctions relief  Apr 20, 2:17 pm
Washington, April 20 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has hinted that Iran could receive significant reprieve from sanctions post finalizing a deal to curb its nuclear ambitions, one of the key demands put forward by the Middle East nation.
4 American companies charged with violating US sanctions on Iran  Apr 20, 12:57 pm
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Officials have charged four companies and five people with violating U.S. sanctions on Iran just as America is trying to use those sanctions to persuade the Middle East nation to curb its nuclear ambitions.
Yemen crisis: Rescued Indian nationals laud Govt's efforts  Apr 10, 9:47 am
Mumbai, Apr. 10 (ANI): Expressing happiness over their safe return from strife-hit Yemen, the Indian nationals who were evacuated from the Middle East country on Friday lauded the rescue efforts carried out by the government.
Situation in Yemen deteriorating: Evacuated national  Apr 10, 9:47 am
Kochi, Apr.10 (ANI): The Indian nationals evacuated from strife-hit Yemen on Friday said that the situation in the Middle East country has deteriorated, while appreciating the government's speedy rescue efforts.
Iran, western nations finally chalk out 'framework' nuclear deal  Apr 3, 10:28 am
London, April 3 (ANI): As Iran and six western nations chalked out an outline agreement on the future of Iran's nuclear programme following days of negotiation, United States President Barack Obama hailed the accord as a "historic understanding."
Israeli PM Netanyahu accuses Iran of trying to 'conquer entire Middle East' amidst nuclear deal talks  Mar 30, 2:31 pm
Washington, March 30 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused Iran of trying to "conquer the entire Middle East" amidst talks that the West is close to signing a pending nuclear deal with Iran.
Arab leaders to form joint military force to take on IS, other militant groups in Middle East  Mar 30, 12:52 pm
Johannesburg, March 30 (ANI): At a summit overshadowed by a Saudi-led offensive on Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has announced that the Arab nations have agreed to form a joint military force.
Saudi ambassador to US says won't rule out building nukes to counterbalance 'nuclear-armed Iran'  Mar 27, 1:31 pm
Washington, March 27 (ANI): The Saudi Ambassador to the United States has gone on record to say that he would not rule out the possibility of Saudis creating their own nuclear bomb to counterbalance a nuclear-armed Iran in the Middle East region.
Saudi led coalition warplanes hit pro-Iranian rebels in Yemen  Mar 27, 10:54 am
Washington, March 27 (ANI): Saudi led coalition war planes have struck pro-Iranian rebels in Yemen with Saudi Arabia threatening to send ground troops which could potentially initiate a broader sectarian conflict in the Middle East.
Nuberg wins prestigious EPC contract in Middle East  Mar 25, 6:09 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 25 (ANI): Nuberg, India's leading manufacturer of Chemical Plants, has received a contract worth Rs. 200 crores from ADDAR, an industrial services Saudi group, to construct the first Greenfield Sulfolane plant project in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia replaces India as world's biggest arms importer: IHS  Mar 9, 12:51 pm
London, March 09 (ANI): Saudi Arabia has reportedly replaced India as the world's biggest arms importer last year as concerns about Iran's nuclear ambitions raised tensions in the Middle East.
Terrorism, slowing economies reason for racist incidents: security expert   Mar 8, 7:25 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 8 (ANI): Security expert Qamar Agha on Sunday linked terrorism in the Middle East and the slowing economies worldwide to the rising number of racist incidents taking place in the West.
UN says former Yemen leader Saleh amassed assets worth 30-62 billion dollars  Feb 26, 4:57 pm
London, Feb 26 (ANI): Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh reportedly amassed assets worth 30-62 billion dollars during and after his time in office, a United Nations report said.
Russian minister blames 'domination-driven' US for ongoing chaos in Middle East  Feb 24, 2:00 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 24 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has blamed the US for the ongoing chaos in the Middle East, accusing the nation of triggering the rise of extremists owing to its ambition to dominate the world.
Middle East facing 'chronic instability': Israeli Defence Minister  Feb 19, 7:51 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 19 (ANI): Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon on Thursday said the Middle East region is facing 'chronic instability' and claimed that the current situation was caused by artificial imposition of democracy by western leaders in that part of the globe.
Cyber espionage group 'Desert Falcons' stole over 1 mln files from 50 countries including India  Feb 18, 3:02 pm
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): A cyber-espionage group based in the Middle East has attacked more than 3,000 victims in about 50 countries across the globe, including India, and has stolen over one million files in the process.
Gal Gadot really wishes people will be able to live together 'peacefully' in Middle East  Feb 17, 11:43 am
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Former Miss Israel Gal Gadot has shared her take on the controversy that often surrounds her home country, at the Times of Israel Gala.
Obama says it will take 'some time' but IS will lose  Feb 12, 12:03 pm
London, Feb 12 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has said that the Islamic State (IS) will lose as he asked Congress to authorize use of military force to take on the terror outfit.
Kerry says IS 'on road' to defeat despite claims of terror outfit spreading beyond Middle East  Feb 9, 10:30 am
Washington, Feb 09 (ANI): The United States' strategy to take on the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria is working, Secretary of State John Kerry and a top White House official said amid concerns that the U.S. needed to do more to defeat the terror group following the killing of two hostages.
Experts warn 'it is not end of fighting in Kobani' as IS may return to retake 'strategic' Syrian town  Feb 8, 12:51 pm
London, Feb 08 (ANI): Almost 11 days after Kurdish forces pushed the Islamic State (IS) militants out of the strategic border town of Kobani, a Middle East expert has warned that it may be too early to celebrate victory.
Chelsea Handler shares 'boobs' pic to bring peace in the Middle East  Jan 30, 11:02 am
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Chelsea Handler recently shared an image on Instagram, exposing her assets, with the aim to bring peace in the Middle East.
French govt releases video to deter youngsters from joining jihadi groups  Jan 29, 4:21 pm
London, Jan 29 (ANI): The French government has reportedly released a new video aimed at deterring young people from joining militant groups in the Middle East.
State of the Union address: Obama exhorts Congress to authorize use of force against IS  Jan 21, 11:43 am
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has urged the Congress in "strongest terms" till date to authorize use of force against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria during his sixth State of the Union address.
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