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FM reviews Afghan peace process

FM reviews Afghan peace process

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani met the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad ...

Qatar condemns Israel's 'racist' Jewish nation-state law

Qatar condemns Israel's 'racist' Jewish nation-state law

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that this step is a setback in the path towards coexistence and just peace.

Pakistani PM visits Afghan capital in bid to improve ties

Pakistani PM visits Afghan capital in bid to improve ties

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday on a one-day visit aimed at improving relations between the countries.

OIC leaders urge recognition of Jerusalem as Palestine capital

OIC leaders urge recognition of Jerusalem as Palestine capital

The final statement declared "East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine" and invited "all countries to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital."

Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis at settlement

Palestinian gunman kills three Israelis at settlement

The attack, which came as US envoy Jason Greenblatt was in Jerusalem for talks on relaunching the moribund Middle East peace process, drew condemnation from Israeli officials.

Trump visits Israel in search of revived peace process

Trump visits Israel in search of revived peace process

After an exhausting two days in Saudi Arabia, US President Donald Trump arrived in Israel on Monday, attempting to revive the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process with visits to Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Palestinian president in India ahead of Modi's Israel trip

Palestinian president in India ahead of Modi's Israel trip

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas landed in New Delhi late on Sunday for a three-day visit looking to strengthen ties with India ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic trip to Israel.

Syrian army fights Islamic State at gates of Palmyra

Syrian army fights Islamic State at gates of Palmyra

Pro-government forces pushed a fierce bid to recapture Syria's ancient city of Palmyra from jihadists on Thursday as Moscow hosted top US diplomat John Kerry for talks on the fraught peace process.

Afghan forces kill Indian consulate suicide attackers

Afghan forces kill Indian consulate suicide attackers

Afghan security forces killed a team of suicide bombers who targeted the Indian consulate in the eastern city of Jalalabad, following an attack in which at least six people were wounded, officials said.

Syria ceasefire task force to meet in Geneva

Syria ceasefire task force to meet in Geneva

Countries backing the Syria peace process were due to meet at 3 pm on Monday in Geneva as France demanded information about attacks in breach of a cessation of hostilities that came into force on Friday night.

At least 13 dead in bombing north of Kabul

At least 13 dead in bombing north of Kabul

At least 13 people, including nine civilians, were killed in a suicide bombing targeting Afghan police which was claimed by Taliban insurgents in a remote area northwest of Kabul.

Russia warns Assad on vow to retake all of Syria

Russia warns Assad on vow to retake all of Syria

Russia's envoy to the UN warned long-term ally President Bashar al-Assad over his vow to retake all of Syria, saying he faced dire consequences if he did not comply with Moscow over the peace process.