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Palestinians Remain Undeterred Despite Trump’s Warning

Palestinian leaders have said that they cannot be ‘blackmailed’ in spite of Trump threatening to cut aid worth more than $300 million annually. The relation between the US and Palestine has been rough ever since Trump announced his decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Palestinian president Mahmoud …

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Qatar To Witness Two Lunar Eclipse, Three Partial Solar Eclipses This Year

Qataris and people across the globe will be witnessing two lunar eclipses and three partial solar eclipses in 2018, according to Qatar Calendar House (QCH). Based on the astronomical calculations, the first lunar eclipse is due on January 31. It will be total lunar eclipse occurring during full moon of …

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India Plans To Restrict Visitors To Taj Mahal

India has decided to limit the number of visitors to the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra to preserve the iconic 17th century monument. Countless visit Taj Mahal every year and the number has only increased over the years with domestic travel becoming easier. According to the experts, the huge crowd …

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Philippines Storm Kill Two As Thousands Fight For Life

Two were killed and thousands look to survive the floods as tropical depression hit the central Philippines, which followed deadly back-to-back storms in December. The deaths were reported on Cebu island, an elderly woman was killed in a landslide and a man died after his head was hit on the …

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Philippines On Alert Following 5.7 Magnitude Earthquake

An earthquake which measured 5.7 on the Richter scale at the island of Mindanao in the Philippines on Thursday evening has put the nation on alert. According to the US Geological Survey, the quake hit an area about 300 km southeast of the town of General Santos on the island …

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Indian Parliament Takes A Call On Triple Talaq

India’s lower house of parliament passed a bill aimed at prosecuting Muslim men who divorce their wives through the ‘triple talaq’ or instant divorce. The bill will now be moved to the upper house, where it is likely to be approved. The Supreme Court had earlier ruled it as unconstitutional. …

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India To Overtake UK And France To Become The Fifth Largest Economy In 2018

According to a report, India will likely be overtaking UK and France to become the world’s fifth largest economy in 2018. India is currently placed at seventh place and is expected to jump to third place by 2032, the Centre for Economics and Business Research, a London-based consultancy, said in …

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Israeli Ministry Invites Arabs To Forge Relations With Jewish State Through Cartoon

Israel’s foreign ministry has drawn controversy by publishing a ‘racist’ cartoon that urges Arabs to leave Dark Ages and join them. The ministry’s Arabic twitter account published the political cartoon, which depicted Arabs as a radicalised peasant and Israel as a utopian future. “As the English proverb says: if you …

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What’s In Store Of Saudi Arabia And Israel?

Saudi Arabia and Israel have started to appear as a threat to the Arab world. Both the countries have the backing of the US and the regime of both the states are accused of abusing human rights, have committed war crimes and discriminate against their own citizens. The support for …

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Prominent Arab Leaders Skip OIC Meeting

Participation of top level leaders were expected when Erdogan convened a meeting of OIC to discuss the Jerusalem issue. However, only 16 out of 57 heads of state were present at the summit in Istanbul. Many countries sent lower-level ministers and officials to represent them, the response was shocking as …

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