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21 December, 2017 11:18 AM Live updates: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dubs world body a ‘house of lies’

Mr. Trump’s December 6 decision to recognise Jerusalem broke with international consensus, triggering protests across the Muslim world and drawing strong condemnation. U.N. member-states is voting on Thursday on a motion rejecting U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, under strong pressure from President Donald Trump who has threatened to cut funding 53

15 December, 2017 11:14 AM Islamic State warns of attacks against United States in response to Jerusalem decision

Islamic State has said it would carry out operations and showed images of New York`s Times Square and what appeared to be an explosive bomb belt and detonator. Cairo: Islamic State (IS) threatened attacks on US soil in retaliation for the Trump administration`s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, one of the group`s social media 57

6 December, 2017 11:49 PM Donald Trump Asks Saudi Arabia To Allow Immediate Aid To Yemen

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump called for Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to immediately allow humanitarian aid to reach people in Yemen, suggesting Washington had run out patience with a Saudi-led blockade that has been condemned by human rights groups. The Saudi-led military coalition fighting the armed Houthi movement in Yemen's civil war started 46

5 December, 2017 2:17 AM Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

The justices, with two dissenting votes, said that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts. The action suggests the high court could uphold the latest version of the ban that Donald Trump announced in September. The ban applies to travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen 32

3 December, 2017 10:46 AM Yemen’s Houthi group says fires missile toward Abu Dhabi nuclear reactor

Yemen’s Shia rebels have claimed that they launched a missile toward an under-construction nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates. Emirati officials had no immediate comment. The $ 20 billion Barakah nuclear power plant is in Abu Dhabi’s far western desert. The first of its four reactors, being built in the UAE’s near its border with Saudi Arabia 35

1 December, 2017 1:44 AM Saudi Arabia intercept ballistic missile fired from Yemen: State media

The missile targeted the southern Saudi city of Khamis Mushait, but no casualties were reported. RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Thursday intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile fired from war-torn Yemen, state media reported, in the second such attack this month claimed by Iran-backed Huthi rebels. The missile targeted the southern Saudi city of Khamis 93

17 November, 2017 2:19 AM Amid Regional Uncertainty, Xi Jinping Offers Support For Saudi Arabia

Beijing: China supports Saudi Arabia's efforts to safeguard national sovereignty and achieve greater development, President Xi Jinping told Saudi Arabia's King Salman, at a time of regional tensions between Saudi Arabia, Iran, Lebanon and Yemen. China has traditionally played little role in Middle East conflicts or diplomacy, despite its reliance on the region 54

9 November, 2017 1:43 PM Hezbollah calls on Saudis to stay out of Lebanese affairs

Hezbollah has called on Saudi Arabia to stay out of Lebanese affairs, saying the resignation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, announced from Riyadh over the weekend, “has raised many questions.” In a statement, the militant group’s parliamentary bloc said Saudi Arabia was mired in crisis after the failure of its 2-year military intervention in Yemen, which 36

6 November, 2017 11:55 PM Saudi Arabia Says Lebanon Declares War Against It

Beirut: Saudi Arabia said on Monday that Lebanon had declared war against it because of what it described as aggression against the Kingdom by the Iran-backed Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah. Saudi Gulf affairs minister Thamer al-Sabhan, in an interview with Al-Arabiya TV, said the Lebanese government would "be dealt with as a government declaring war on Saudi 151

6 November, 2017 10:36 AM Donald Trump says Japan could shoot missiles from North Korea 'out of the sky'

Japan could shoot down North Korean missiles with U.S. military technology, President Donald Trump has said. Trump said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would be well-equipped for an attack from North Korea after buying equipment from the U.S. "He will shoot them out of the sky when he completes the purchase of lots of additional military equipment 170 1