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'We will always fight this battle with our hands tied behind our back'

'It has taken bombings in Beirut, bombing of a Russian airliner and now terror attacks in Paris for people to realise that we are not going to achieve our objectives of destroying ISIS if we drive......

India asks UNSC to finalise global convention on terrorism

India has said the multiple terror attacks in Paris and Beirut highlight the urgent need to finalise a global convention on terrorism, asserting that the financing being provided to terrorist......

Ethiopian airlines plane crashes near Beirut

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737plane with 85 people on boardcrashed, shortlyafter taking off from Beirut. The flight was bound from Beirut for Addis Ababa. Further details are...

Israeli warplanes pound Beirut

Israeli warplanes struck twice in the Hezbollah stronghold of southern Beirut early on Friday after Shiite leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah threatened to launch rockets into Tel Aviv if the Lebanese......

Indian embassy fails stranded journalists in Beiru

Crisis management is clearly something that needs to be taken seriously in the Middle East, especially at representative embassies. Even as the crisis in Lebanon escalated, Indian journalists stuck......

The mullahs of economics

Back in 1980, just after the Iranian revolution, The Economist asked Godfrey Jansen, who was based in Beirut at the time to write a long report on militant Islam... Jansen, who died in 1998, was an......

Size of terror risk insurance pool might touch Rs 1,800 cr

The Indian Market Terrorism Risk Insurance Pool is likely to see an uptick in capacity with a rise in global terror incidents. According to insurance officials, the size of the pool, currently at......

Royal Jordanian to shut down Delhi, Mumbai flights

Royal Jordanian Airlines has decided to stop all its services to Mumbai and Delhi as part of its restructuring plan. RJ will stop operating to Mumbai on September 10 and to Delhi on October 31,......

Jet, 1st Indian carrier to join Arab group

Jet Airways has joined the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO) as the first Partner Airline of this regional airline association.The partnership which was simultaneously announced in Beirut and......

Singur: Bengal govt wants to expedite land return

The West Bengal government has sought all documents on the Singur deal with Tata Motors from authorities of the commerce and industry department at the earliest. "We will not let Mamata......

Here's what keeps Katrina busy on Phantom sets

From Beirut, Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif have shifted to a beautiful little town called Malerkotla in Punjab, to film Phantom, a counter-terrorism movie. The film is being directed by Kabir......

PIX: Saif, Katrina shoot in Beirut

Ek Tha Tiger director Kabir Khan's next film, starring Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif, is called Phantom and the shooting is in full form. Based on 26/11 counter-terrorism drama, the film is......

Saeed Jaffrey: The Great Entertainer

'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich,......

Shashi Kapoor's good looks helped launch Saeed Jaffrey's film career in India

'Once Attenborough had locked the shot, Jaffrey turned to Amitabh and told him in a very controlled but stern voice that he should never talk to an actor in between takes.' Aseem Chhabra remembers......

'When Saeed Jaffrey wanted something, he would get it anyhow'

'Saeed Jaffrey was one of the few actors who managed to shine in both British movies like Gandhi and Hindi movies like Chashme Buddoor.' The veteran actor's friends pay tribute to......

Asian Cup qualifiers: Iran, Qatar book berth; China wait

Three-times champions Iran cruised into the 2015 Asian Cup finals after thrashing Lebanon 4-1 on Tuesday, but China missed the chance to join them and face a nerve-jangling final qualifier after......

Singapore jails another Lebanese ref for accepting sexual bribe

A Singapore court jailed a Lebanese referee for six months on Tuesday for accepting sexual favours to fix a soccer game, a day after two fellow countrymen were jailed for the same offence amid an......

Lebanon football refs jailed in match-fixing row

A Singapore court jailed two Lebanese assistant referees for three months on Monday and postponed passing sentence on a Lebanese referee after all three pleaded guilty to accepting sexual bribes to......

Late magic settles Asian World Cup qualifiers

Three moments of late magic helped Uzbekistan, Iraq and Qatar grab key 1-0 wins in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday as Asian champions Japan rode their luck before edging to the brink of a place......

World Cup Qualifiers: South Korea stroll to win

Midfielder Kim Bo-kyung scored twice as South Korea strolled to a 3-0 victory over Lebanon in Goyang on Tuesday to make it two wins from two in the fourth round of World Cup qualifiers. The......
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Hospital hit, 27 dead

Burnt vehicles in front of the damaged hospital in Aleppo on Thursday. (Reuters) Beirut, April 28 (Reuters): Air strikes hit a hospital in a... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160429/jsp/foreign/story_82864.jsp
UN Syria envoy says Aleppo hospital strike appears deliberate

BEIRUT, Apr 28 (Reuters) United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said today he did not believe the targeting of a hospital hit by air strikes... ...

http://www.uniindia.com/un-syria-envoy-says-aleppo-hospital-strike-appears-deliberate/world/news/463818.html
Guggenheim Presents Recent Art From The Middle East And North Africa In The Third Exhibition Of The Guggenheim..

But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise Opens April 29 at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York and Travels to the Pera Museum in Istanbul in... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=71287427
Airstrikes, shelling kill at least 60 in Syria's Aleppo city, UN declares catastrophe

Beirut : A wave of airstrikes and shelling killed more than 60 people in less than 24 hours in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, monitors and... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/world/middle-east/280416/airstrikes-shelling-kill-at-least-60-in-syria-s-aleppo-city.html
Damascus concerned at reports of U.S. troops arrival

BEIRUT The Syrian government said on Thursday it was deeply concerned at reports 150 U.S. troops had landed in northeastern Syria, condemning that... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/mideast-crisis-syria-condemnation-idINKCN0XP1WR?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

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