10 December, 2017 11:33 AM Thousands protest in Jakarta against Donald Trump's Jerusalem move
JAKARTA: Thousands of Indonesian Muslims protested Sunday in Jakarta against US President Donald Trump`s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the latest global show of solidarity with the Palestinians. Demonstrators -- many in white Islamic robes and skullcaps -- gathered outside the US embassy in the world`s most populous Muslim-majority 47
10 December, 2017 6:22 AM Attempted Arson Attack On Swedish Synagogue: Police
Stockholm, Sweden: A synagogue in Sweden's second largest city Gothenburg was attacked in a failed arson attempt late Saturday, police said. "A burning object was thrown at the building but it (the fire) did not catch on," police spokesman Lars Tunefjord told local news outlet TT, adding the attack occurred shortly after 10pm (2100 GMT). No one was injured 39
8 December, 2017 1:35 AM Palestinian Official Says US Vice President 'Not Welcome'
Ramallah, Palestine: A senior Palestinian official said Thursday that US Vice President Mike Pence was "not welcome in Palestine" during his upcoming regional visit after a White House decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "The American vice president is not welcome in Palestine," Jibril Rajoub, a senior member of Palestinian president 59
7 December, 2017 8:17 PM 32 plays to be staged at theatre festival
ITFoK to begin in Thrissur on January 20 The tenth edition of the International Theatre Festival of Kerala (ITFoK), organised by the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi, will be held from January 20 to 29. ‘Theatre for the marginalised’ is the theme of this edition of the festival. Education Minister C. Ravindranath will inaugurate the festival on January 27
7 December, 2017 12:56 PM Jerusalem must be capital of Israel and Palestine: Mogherini
EU’s foreign policy chief says this is the only realistic solution Jerusalem must be the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian state, the foreign policy chief of the European Union (EU) said on Thursday in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. “The European Union has a clear and united position 28
7 December, 2017 9:03 AM Lebanon's Pro-Hezbollah Newspaper Declares "Death To America"
Donald Trump on Wednesday officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and said he would move the US Embassy there, sparking fury and frustration in Arab countries. Beirut: Lebanon's pro-Hezbollah al-Akhbar newspaper declared "Death to America" on its front page on Thursday, the strongest reaction among universally critical Lebanese press 34
7 December, 2017 4:25 AM Position on Palestine not determined by any third country: India
Reacting to the US' announcement recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, India today said its position on Palestine is independent, consistent and not determined by any third country. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said India's position on Palestine is shaped by its own views and interests and not determined by any third country 37
6 December, 2017 7:25 PM PLO Says Trump Declaration Destroys Two-State Solution
Jericho: The secretary-general of the Palestine Liberation Organisation said US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Wednesday destroys any hopes for a two-state solution to the conflict. "He destroyed the two-state solution," Saeb Erekat, who long served as the Palestinians top negotiator, told journalists after 47
6 December, 2017 9:28 AM US intention to move Israel embassy sign of 'incompetence and failure'
BEIRUT: The U.S. intention to move its embassy to Jerusalem is a sign of its incompetence and failure, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday, according to his personal website. US President Donald Trump is expected to announce on Wednesday that the United States recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will move its embassy 42
19 October, 2017 2:04 AM Nikki Haley Pushes United Nation to Follow United States Stance on Iran
Washington: US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the UN Security Council on Thursday to follow in the US footsteps and confront Iran over what she described as its "aggressive, destabilising and unlawful behaviour" in the region. The council met for its monthly debate on the Middle East just days after US President Donald Trump refused to certify the Iranian 52