Qatar says ready for mediation to ease Gulf rift

Qatar Airways rushed to cancel flights in the wake of today's announcement that all Qatari-registered aircraft are banned from using the airspace of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , the United Arab Emirates Egypt and the Maldives. Doha has also decided not to retaliate against its neighbours' moves, he said . Asked about the reasons standing behind the crisis sheikh Mohammed said "We do not know exactly what are the real reasons for the current crisis", and if there were real reasons so why all ...

Palestinian prisoners in Israel end mass hunger strike

Palestinian prisoners in Israel end mass hunger strike

Israel Prison Service spokeswoman Nicole Englander said the deal was reached after talks between Tel Aviv on the one side and the Palestinian Authority and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on the other. Barghouti, a leader in Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah movement, was convicted of murder over the killing of Israelis during the second Palestinian intifada, or uprising, and sentenced in 2004 to five life terms.

United Nations honours five Pakistanis on Peacekeepers Day

United Nations honours five Pakistanis on Peacekeepers Day

President Sirleaf noted that Liberia's celebration of 11 years of uninterrupted peace came as the result of the ultimate sacrifices made by peacekeepers that came to Liberia not only from Africa but from countries around the world. India is the largest cumulative troop contributor, having provided almost 2, 00,000 troops in nearly 50 of the 71 peacekeeping mission mandated over the past six decades, including 13 of the current 16 mission.

Six dead in Orlando workplace shooting

Army in 1999. That woman had been hired after Neumann was sacked in April, so he probably did not recognize her and knew she was not a former co-worker, Deming said. Shootings increased by 15 percent during that period. "Over the past year, the Orlando community has been challenged like never before", Florida Governor Rick Scott said in a statement.

Mideast countries cut ties with Qatar

The dispute comes less than a month after US President Donald Trump visited Saudi Arabia and called for a united Muslim front against extremism. Regional powerhouse Saudi Arabia on Monday ordered its nationals to leave Qatar within 14 days and barred Qataris from the kingdom.

Five Arab states cut ties with Qatar

The current and former U.S. officials said they were unable to identify precisely what may have triggered the four countries' coordinated decision to cut ties , which was later followed by Yemen, Libya's eastern-based government and the Maldives .