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China Puts Sanctions On US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi For Taiwan Visit

Nancy Pelosi, 82, the highest-ranking US official to visit Taiwan in 25 years, visited Taiwan, which China claims as part of its own and vows to integrate with the mainland, even by force.

05 August 2022

Significance Of India Being A Guest At G7, The Exclusive Club Of Rich Nations

India has become a regular invitee, during his two terms in office former prime minister Manmohan Singh attended five such summits, while Prime Minister Modi has so far been to three, including the latest in Germany.


Russia Replaces Saudi Arabi as India's 2nd Biggest Oil Supplier

Russia has displaced Saudi Arabia as India's second-largest oil supplier as Russian oil prices went down considerably after its Ukraine invasion.


Iran Arrests Another Swedish Man For Alleged Spying

This is the second Swedish citizen, Iran arrested in recent months, after another man from Sweden was arrested in May this year, as ties between the two countries remain tense.

30 July 2022

UK Govt Approves Extradition Of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

The decision is a big moment in Julian Assange's years-long battle to avoid facing trial in the US— though not necessarily the end of the tale. Assange has 14 days to appeal.


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Iraq Unearths A 3,400-Year-Old City From A Reservoir

The archaeological site is Kemune

10 June 2022

Iran To Resume Attacks On US: Top American Air Force General

The top US Air Force general Lt. Gen. Alexus Grynkewich also expressed fears over Russian and Chinese influence taking hold as superpowers vie for economic and military influence in the Middle East.

21 July 2022

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Iraq, Libya Join Countries Condemning BJP Functionaries' Comments On Prophet

The Maldives and Indonesia have also condemned the comments on Prophet Mohammed besides West Asian countries.

07 June 2022

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24 May 2022
Middle East: New Sandstorm Sends Thousands To Hospitals, Flight Service Disrupted

Middle East: New Sandstorm Sends Thousands To Hospitals, Flight Service Disrupted

This storm was the latest in a series of unprecedented nearly back-to-back sandstorms this year that have bewildered residents and raised alarm among experts...


13 May 2022
Six People Stabbed In Train In Germany, Terror Angle Being Investigated

Six People Stabbed In Train In Germany, Terror Angle Being Investigated

A police officer in the train overpowered the 31-year-old Iraq-born attacker.


30 March 2022
BHEL Bags Order For Compressor Package From Iraq

BHEL Bags Order For Compressor Package From Iraq

BHEL has achieved yet another milestone in its international business by bagging a prestigious order for a compressor package from Iraq, a company statement...


13 March 2022
Missiles Fired From Iran Land Near US Consulate In Iraq: US Officials

Missiles Fired From Iran Land Near US Consulate In Iraq: US Officials

No injuries were reported in the attack, which marked a significant escalation between the US and Iran. Hostility between the longtime foes has often played...


08 March 2022
Ukraine War Highlights Internal Divides In Mideast Nations

Ukraine War Highlights Internal Divides In Mideast Nations

In Lebanon, the powerful Hezbollah militia railed against the government's condemnation of Russia's attack on Ukraine, calling for neutrality. Such wrangling...


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09 February 2022
Ukraine Crisis: Top US General Warns War Could Spill To Middle East

Ukraine Crisis: Top US General Warns War Could Spill To Middle East

Ukraine Crisis: Top US commander Lt. Gen. Erik Kurilla has said if Russian invades Ukraine, it could create broader instability in the Middle East, including...


02 February 2022
Turkish Jets Kill 4 After Targeting Kurdish Positions In Iraq, Syria

Turkish Jets Kill 4 After Targeting Kurdish Positions In Iraq, Syria

According to a Turkish defense ministry statement, the strikes hit targets, including shelters, caves, ammunition depots and training camps, on Sinjar...


30 January 2022
Iraq Claims 9 Islamic State Militants Killed In Airstrike North Of Baghdad

Iraq Claims 9 Islamic State Militants Killed In Airstrike North Of Baghdad

In an apparent response to the missile attacks on Baghdad airport, Iraq launched an airstrike north of Baghdad. It claims that 9 Islamic State fighters were...


30 January 2022
Kuwait: Flights Bound To Iraq Cancelled After Baghdad Attack

Kuwait: Flights Bound To Iraq Cancelled After Baghdad Attack

On the instructions from Kuwaiti Civil Aviation Authority, flights departing to Iraq have been cancelled, Kuwait Airways said. Baghdad airport was attacked...


30 January 2022
Islamic State Strikes From Shadows In Vulnerable Syria, Iraq

Islamic State Strikes From Shadows In Vulnerable Syria, Iraq

Residents in Iraq and Syria say the recent high-profile IS operations only confirmed economic collapse, lack of governance and growing ethnic tensions- all...


21 January 2022
Iraq: 11 Soldiers Killed As IS Gunmen Attack Army Barracks

Iraq: 11 Soldiers Killed As IS Gunmen Attack Army Barracks

According to the officials, the attack occurred in the Al-Azim district which is an open area north of Baqouba in Diyala province. It has been considered as...


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27 December 2021
Hindu Religious Leader Kalicharan Maharaj Hails Nathuram Godse For Killing Mahatma Gandhi

Hindu Religious Leader Kalicharan Maharaj Hails Nathuram Godse For Killing Mahatma Gandhi

Hindu Religious Leader Kalicharan Maharaj also used an abusive word against Mahatma Gandhi. He said: 'The target of Islam is to capture nation through...


16 December 2021
RSF Press Freedom Report: 'Times Tough For Journalists'; China, Belarus, Myanmar 'Worst Culprits'

RSF Press Freedom Report: 'Times Tough For Journalists'; China, Belarus, Myanmar 'Worst Culprits'

RSF (Reporters Without Borders) in its annual press freedom report has sounded the alarm, stating China, Belarus and Myanmar are among the 'worst culprits'...


07 December 2021
Iraq: Explosion Rocks Southern City, Local News Reports Multiple Casualties

Iraq: Explosion Rocks Southern City, Local News Reports Multiple Casualties

According to the local reports, it was likely a car bomb that sent a column of black smoke into the sky at the southern Iraq's city of Basra.


25 November 2021
31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

31 Dead As Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel

Authorities Wednesday found 31 bodies — including those of five women and a young girl — and two survivors.


10 October 2021
Iraqis Cast Ballots Hoping For Change Few Expect To Happen

Iraqis Cast Ballots Hoping For Change Few Expect To Happen

The vote had been scheduled for next year but was brought forward in response to the popular uprising in the capital of Baghdad and southern provinces in late...


12 September 2021
2 Turkish Soldiers Die In Cross-Border Ops, Taking Toll To 4

2 Turkish Soldiers Die In Cross-Border Ops, Taking Toll To 4

One of three soldiers wounded in an attack on a patrol in Syria's northwestern Idlib province on Saturday died of his injuries in a hospital. Two other...


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