Bahrain accuses Qatar of 'military escalation'

Dubai, Jun 26 Bahrain's foreign minister today accused Qatar of a "military escalation" in the Gulf diplomatic crisis, an apparent reference to Doha's allowing Turkish troops on its territory."The...

Jun 26, 2017 7:21 PM | Newsscroll

Iran seeks stronger ties with Qatar: Rouhani

Tehran, Jun 25 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani today said his country wants to bolster ties with Qatar and rejected a Saudi-led blockade of the Gulf Arab emirate."Iran's policy is to develop more...

Jun 25, 2017 11:25 PM | Newsscroll

Trump-Modi meeting start of a great friendship: Shalabh Kumar

By Yoshita singh and Lalit K JhaVirginia (US), Jun 25 The much anticipated first bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump is not a policy summit but a...

Jun 25, 2017 11:16 PM | Newsscroll

US urges Qatar, neighbours to 'sit together' to ease tension

Washington, Jun 25 The United States says some demands on Qatar by its Mideast neighbours "will be very difficult to meet." But the US isn't rejecting the demands outright.Secretary of State Rex...

Jun 25, 2017 10:23 PM | Newsscroll

Kashmir to celebrate Eid tomorrow

Srinagar, Jun 25 Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramzan, will be celebrated across Jammu and Kashmir tomorrow.Large congregations of Eid prayers will be held at...

Jun 25, 2017 9:39 PM | Newsscroll

Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

Istanbul, Jun 25 Turkey's president today rejected a demand by major Arab states to remove Turkish troops from Qatar, saying their sweeping list of ultimatums has threatened the small Gulf country's...

Jun 25, 2017 6:48 PM | Newsscroll

Demands of Saudi an attack to Qatar's sovereignty: Erdogan

Istanbul [Turkey], June 25 : Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday dubbed the demands made by Saudi Arabia and three other nations to Doha to end a blockade as "an attack to...

Jun 24, 2017 6:28 PM | Newsscroll

Banned Bahraini newspaper fires staff

Dubai, Jun 25 A independent Bahraini newspaper has sacked its staff three weeks after Sunni-dominated authorities banned it on accusations that it "sows division" in the Shiite-majority Gulf...

Jun 25, 2017 5:13 PM | Newsscroll

Egypt President Sisi ratifies Red Sea islands deal

Cairo [Egypt], June 25 : Eypt President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified the maritime demarcation deal that cedes sovereignty over two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, despite...

Jun 24, 2017 10:53 AM | Newsscroll

Trump wishes Muslims 'warm greetings' for Eid

Washington, Jun 25 US President Donald Trump sent "warm greetings" to Muslims celebrating the end of Ramadan, after his administration broke with the tradition of hosting a White House event to...

Jun 25, 2017 3:42 AM | Newsscroll