Qatar became the first host country to lose its opening game in 92 years of World Cup history.
The announcements came after Israel and the United States blamed Iran for a drone strike off the coast of Oman last week that hit a tanker operated by an Israeli-owned firm.
Pope Francis opened his visit to Bahrain by urging the country's authorities to renounce the death penalty and ensure basic human rights are guaranteed for all citizens.
Cholera has swept across Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq as the countries struggle with devastated infrastructure, turmoil and housing large populations of people who have been displaced by conflict.
It is far from a peace deal, but proponents say the shared interest in exploiting the gas will make it less likely the two longtime enemies will go to war.
The visit is Francis' second to a Gulf Arab country, following his 2019 landmark trip to Abu Dhabi, where he signed a document promoting the Catholic-Muslim fraternity with a leading Sunni cleric.
Middle East is warming nearly twice as fast as the global average, making its food and water supplies "extremely vulnerable" to climate change
Women's soccer has been neglected long in the Middle East, a region that is mad for the men's game and hosts the World Cup for the first time this month in Qatar.
Experts call it national suicide from an environmental and health perspective.
Michelin-starred Indian chef Atul Kochhar celebrates 100 homegrown and exotic recipes in his latest cookbook with local alternatives and some Bengali sass.
India will make significant contributions to economic growth in Middle East and South Asia through I2U2
PM Narendra Modi said the I2U2 grouping has established a positive agenda and its framework is a good model for practical cooperation in the face of increasing global uncertainties.
Biden begins the visit to mideast with a three-day stop in Israel, where officials say Iran's quickly evolving nuclear program is at the top of their agenda for talks with the U.S. president.
The Odisha Investors’ Meet at Dubai, the first ever by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik outside the Indian soil, has drawn investment intents of more than Rs 21,000 crore.
Nupur Sharma row hasn't affected India's ties with Middle East: MoS External Affairs V Muraleedharan
Delivering a speech on India's success story in foreign policy in PM Narendra Modi's era, the minister said that the PM protects not just people living in India, but also the diaspora.
The decision to pay a call on Saudi leaders during the July 13-16 trip comes after Biden as a Democratic presidential candidate branded the kingdom a “pariah”.
Several cargo operators said the drop happened as many exporters avoided sending cargo to Singapore from Tiruchy due to the high freight fare.
Iraq, a neighbour to both countries, has hosted five rounds of talks over the past year aimed at restoring ties between Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia, and Shiite-majority Iran.
So far, only a small number of Syrians appear to have arrived in Russia for military training ahead of deployment on the front lines.
The Unorganised Workers Federation says it identified 120 cases of suspicious deaths of Tamil workers since 2012 and a common theme is that the local police don't investigate the deaths thoroughly.
Sources said Justickets, Book My Show and another firm operating from the Middle East have filed bids for selling movie tickets online in the State.