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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.
Siddle gains five kilos mass with 'vegetarian' diet to regain speed for Pak Test  Oct 21, 1:39 pm
Wellington, Oct 21 (ANI): Australian fast-medium bowler Peter Siddle has reportedly added five kilos of mass in a bid to regain the speed coach Darren Lehmann wants his quicks to deliver and has said that he is ready to show that his meat-free diet can provide the fuel he needs to survive the searing heat of the Middle East.
ICC announces cricket's global broadcast agreement with Star India, Star Middle East  Oct 13, 3:47 pm
Dubai, Oct.13 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday announced cricket's biggest-ever global broadcast partnership by jointly awarding its audio-visual rights for ICC Events from 2015 to 2023 to Star India and Star Middle East.
IS, Hamas, Iran competing to be dominant militant Islamist group in Middle East: Netanyahu  Oct 6, 5:02 pm
Washington, Oct 06 (ANI): Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly said that the Islamic State (IS), Hamas and Iran are all competing with each other to be the dominant militant Islamist group in the Middle East.
Clooney's father-in-law says daughter Alamuddin's wedding 'very good news' for Middle East  Sep 29, 1:32 pm
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): George Clooney's father-in-law has revealed that his daughter's wedding to the actor is not only a "very good news" his family but also for the Middle East.
IS 'fanboys' may stay back in Britain to launch attacks on homesoil: Experts  Sep 28, 1:35 pm
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Thousands of Islamic State (IS) sympathizers in the United Kingdom could delay plans to travel to Iraq and Syria to join the terror group and instead choose to stay back and launch attacks on home soil in direct response to the nation's decision to conduct air strikes in the Middle East, experts have warned.
TV station apologizes for 'outing' celebs in 'Gay list of shame'  Sep 26, 4:00 pm
London, Sept 26 (ANI): TV station Middle Eastern Broadcasting Center (MBC) has been forced to apologize for falsely "outing" famous Hollywood celebrities in its 'Gay list of shame' as well as calling homosexuality "shameful."
Camels are primary source of MERS-CoV transmission  Sep 25, 2:14 pm
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): Scientists have recently provided evidence to support that Camels are primary source of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) transmission.
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