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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.
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.
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