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Abu Dhabi Adopts Hindi as 3rd Official Court Language

Hindi is now the third official court language of United Arab Emirates.

The United Arab Emirates includes Hindi as the third official court language; a move that will improve Indian community’s access to country’s judicial system. Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language to be used in the courts, together with English and Arabic. The momentous decision is being touted as a part of country’s efforts to improve access

US and Kurdish Forces Launch Offensive Against ISIS in Syria

Syria’s Kurdish forces backed by the US launch offensive to defeat ISIS

Syria’s Kurdish-led and United States-backed forces launched an offensive against the ISIS on Saturday. Prior to the offensive, over twenty thousand civilians were evacuated from the ISIS-captured region in the province of Deir ez-Zor, Syria Post the evacuation of more than 20,000 civilians from the East Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor, Syria’s US-backed and Kurdish-led forces launched an offensive to defeat

Saudi Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Passes Away at 87

Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz of the Saudi royal family, al-Saud passes away at 87

The senior member of Saudi royal family al-Saud, Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz died at 87 as announced by the Saudi royal court on Saturday Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz, a senior member of the al-Saud family passed away at 87, said the Saudi royal court on Saturday. He was being treated in the capital city of Riyadh and the cause of death

Facebook Bans Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s Son After Derogatory Post about Muslims

Post violation of Facebook community standards, the social media site bans Israeli Prime Minister’s son, Yair Netanyahu for 24-hours.

Facebook banned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son, Yair Netanyahu for 24-hours. The ban came soon after the social media giant deleted an offensive post about the Muslim community posted by the PM’s son. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son, Yair Netanyahu referred to Facebook as “tough police”, reposting content that was previously removed by the social media site. This was

Women Protest Against Domestic Violence in Israel

Nation-Wide Protests Against Domestic Violence Break Out in Israel Post Deaths of 24 Women in 2018.

Israeli women came together in a nation-wide strike to protest against domestic violence, which has resulted in the deaths of over 20 women in 2018. Strikes broke out post the killings of two young women in Israel last week bringing the total number of female deaths due to domestic violence to twenty-four. Israeli women across the country took to the streets

Taliban Attacks Kabul’s G4S Compound Post Initiation of Peace Plans

10 killed, 19 injured in Taliban attack on G4S compound in Kabul, Afghanistan

Taliban gunmen ambushed a British security contractors’ compound in Kabul on Wednesday. The incursion took place soon after Afghan President AshrafGhani proposed peace plans for the country. A contractors’ compound of the British security service company, G4S was attacked by gunmen on Wednesday, in Kabul, Afghanistan. The attack was marked by a sudden bomb explosion right outside the G4S facility, leading

UAE: Commemoration Day Announcement

November 30, has been observed as Martyrs’ Day in the United Arab Emirates since 2015. Each year the nation honours its fallen soldiers who lost their lives safeguarding the homeland. As declared by the UAE President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, November 30 each year, is a  public holiday set aside for commemorating the martyrs and hence is recognised as Commemoration

USA reimposes sanctions on Iran

President Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal, May 2018

  Months after the USA’s withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump has reimposed sanctions on Iran Calling to action President Donald Trump’s threats, the USA has re-imposed sanctions on Iran. These oil and financial sanctions are to intensify the pressure on Tehran to curb its alleged missile and nuclear programme. In 2015, the then USA President Barack Obama took the

Saudi Arabia opens doors to evangelical Christians, Israeli supporters

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia meets a delegation of US evangelical leaders

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, held talks extending to two hours with American Evangelical Christians as well as Israel supporters at his palace. This is a rare initiative that aims to rebuild the image of the Saudi Arabia as a kingdom more tolerant to religion. The delegation was led by communications strategist Joel Rosenberg, former US congresswoman

US Warns Airlines Against Using Iranian Airspace

The United States has issued a new flight advisory suggesting that airlines and civilian operators avoid using Iranian airspace for transit. According to the US, increased military activity in the region, owing to possibly corresponding activity in neighbouring Syria puts aviation over its airspace at risk from attack or interception. The statement released by the Federal Aviation Authority comes after the

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