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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.
Captured 'Bangladesh coordinator' of IS claims militants received training in Pak  Jan 20, 12:35 pm
Karachi, Jan 20 (ANI): The "Bangladesh coordinator" of the Islamic State (IS), Mohammad Sakhawatul Kabir, who was captured by Bangladeshi police in Dhaka yesterday along with three other suspected members, has reportedly revealed that they had trained in Pakistan, police said.
Dhaka police claims it has nabbed `Bangladesh coordinator` of IS  Jan 19, 3:00 pm
Dhaka, Jan 19 (ANI): Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has claimed that it has nabbed the "Bangladesh coordinator" of Middle East-based terror group, Islamic State (IS).
Europol warns return of 5,000 potential terrorists may pose biggest threat to EU since 9/11  Jan 14, 2:07 pm
London, Jan 14 (ANI): While warning Europe about the possible return of nearly 5,000 potential terrorists to the continent from the Middle East, the Europol has termed the threat "the biggest" since New York's Twin Towers were destroyed.
Microsoft launches its cheapest 29 dollar internet phone Nokia 215   Jan 6, 11:26 am
London, Jan 06 (ANI): Microsoft has launched a new phone Nokia 215, its cheapest handset with internet processor so far, with which the company hopes to increase its market in Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Lebanese porn star sparks outrage after voted as top adult actress   Jan 6, 10:39 am
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Lebanese porn star Mia Khalifa has sparked outrage in Middle East after she was voted as the top adult actress.
Israel nowhere on map of Harper Collins' Middle East Atlas  Jan 3, 4:37 pm
Washington, Jan 03 (ANI): Publishing giant Harper Collins, a subsidiary of NewsCorp, has been selling an atlas in Middle Eastern schools claiming to give an "in-depth coverage of the region and its issues" wherein the name Israel does not appear at all.
Obama admits 'small IS victories' may mean prolonged US engagement in Middle East  Dec 16, 4:30 pm
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): While warning the Islamic State (IS) that they may be amassing some quick victories but the United States' "reach is long," President Barack Obama admitted that these victories may mean that the nation's engagement there will be prolonged.
Nearly 300 Chinese fighting alongside IS in Iraq, Syria: Report  Dec 16, 11:33 am
Karachi, Dec 16 (ANI): A report has said that nearly 300 Chinese people are fighting alongside the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria.
Ex Egyptian minister says Muslim Brotherhood 'godfather' of IS, Al Qaeda  Dec 15, 12:58 pm
Dubai, Dec 15 (ANI): A former Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak has reportedly said that the Muslim Brotherhood is the "godfather" of several Islamist terror groups operating in the Middle East like, Islamic State (IS), Al Nusra and Al Qaeda.
Deadly MERS infections unlikely to reach epidemic levels  Dec 12, 5:33 pm
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that it is possible to stop Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which is a viral respiratory illness first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012, from reaching pandemic or even epidemic status.
EU Foreign Policy Chief to seek greater participation from Turkey in fight against IS during key visit  Dec 8, 4:36 pm
London, Dec 08 (ANI): European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini is in Turkey to seek greater participation from the nation in the fight against Islamic State (IS) in Syria.
Construction boom makes Middle East sought after destination for Indians   Dec 8, 1:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec.8 (ANI): In the Gulf region, the Indian expatriate workforce is said to be the largest. According to a report, over five million Indian nationals are believed to be employed in the oil-exporting countries of the Gulf, and it's by far the single largest group in a migrant worker population of over 20 million.
Britain signs deal to establish first permanent Middle East military airbase in 4 decades  Dec 7, 9:56 am
London, Dec 07 (ANI): Britain is set to establish its first permanent military base in the Middle East after it withdrew from the region in 1971, a report said.
NATO to form rapid-reaction force in wake of growing tensions in Ukraine, Middle East  Dec 3, 2:54 pm
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): In the wake of escalating tensions in Ukraine and the Middle East, the NATO is planning to form a rapid-response force to tackle the conflicts before they transcend the borders.
Battle for Syrian town of Kobane reportedly intensifies   Nov 30, 2:13 pm
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Fighting between Islamic State militants and Kurdish forces backed by US have reportedly intensified in the Syrian border town of Kobane.
8 in 10 internet users globally believe internet access is a human right  Nov 29, 12:40 pm
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): According to a recent survey, eight in 10 internet users across countries agree with the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council's 2012 declaration that Internet access and online freedom of expression is a human right.
Pope advocates dialogue between faiths to counter fundamentalism  Nov 29, 12:01 pm
London, Nov 29 (ANI): At the start of a key visit to Turkey, Pope Francis has stressed on the need to facilitate interfaith dialogue to counter fanaticism and fundamentalism.
Pope Francis urges religious, political leaders to speak out against IS' violence  Nov 28, 2:19 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 28 (ANI): Pope Francis has urged religious and political leaders, on the eve of a trip to the Middle East, to take a stand against attacks on Christians by Islamic State (IS) militants.
67 percent people across globe prefer watching videos on mobiles: Survey  Nov 25, 4:13 pm
New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that 67 percent people across the globe prefer mobile as their primary platform for watching movies, music videos, and TV shows.
Walt Disney may open first Middle-East Disney World in Egypt  Nov 20, 4:20 pm
Jerusalem, Nov 20 (ANI): Walt Disney is reportedly in talks with Egypt to open its first Disney World in the Middle East.
Ex soviet leader Gorbachev warns world on verge of new Cold War  Nov 9, 10:49 am
London, Nov 09 (ANI): Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has warned that the world is on the verge of a new cold war and said that trust should be restored with Russia through dialogue.
Jihadists travelling on cruise ships to Middle East to avoid airport surveillance   Nov 7, 1:34 pm
London, Nov 07 (ANI): People trying to join militant groups in Iraq and Syria have been travelling on cruise ships in order to avoid airport surveillance to reach the conflicted areas in the Middle East including Turkey, said the international police body Interpol.
'Tech-friendly' Indians more willing to use 'digital wallets' than US, UK internet counterparts  Nov 6, 4:43 pm
New Delhi, Nov 06 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that 51 percent Indians are early tech adopters and about 30 percent are interested in using digital wallets, a number that is three times the average of other international markets including, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Canada, United States, Australia and the Middle East.
Clarke stunned on being asked if he fears for Oz captaincy job post Pak series whitewash  Nov 5, 11:52 am
Sydney, Nov 05 (ANI): Australia cricket team captain Michael Clarke arrived home in Sydney after he was left stunned at being asked if he fears for his job as skipper.
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