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Arabs, Europe, U.N. reject Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Agencies, London Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading...

PAF ordered to shoot down US drones

Agencies, Islamabad The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has been given orders to shoot down the United States drones if they violate the airspace of the country, said Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman on Thursday. The chief of air staff was speaking as...

Strong 6.6 magnitude quake strikes US Guam

Guam, A massive earthquake, measuring 6point6 on the Richter scale, rocked US territory of Guam, along the Pacific’s Ring Fire, on Friday, US Geological Survey (USGS) said.No loss of life or damage to property has been reported, UK based...

US top court weighs baker’s refusal to make cake for gay couple

Agencies, Washington The US Supreme Court on Tuesday is set to hear arguments in a major case on whether certain businesses can refuse service to gay couples if they oppose same-sex marriage on religious grounds in a dispute involving a conservative...

UN political chief in rare visit to North Korea

Agencies, United Nations The United Nations political affairs chief has begun a rare four-day visit to Pyongyang on Tuesday. The trip by Jeffrey Feltman is the first by a senior UN official in six years, the BBC News has reported. North Korea...

Slain Yemen ex-leader’s son calls for revenge -Saudi-owned TV

Agencies, Aden/Dubai The son of Yemeni ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was killed by the armed Houthi movement after switching sides in the civil war, called for revenge against the Iran-aligned group on Tuesday, Saudi-owned al-Ekbariya...

Jordan asks US not to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital

Agencies, Amman Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi has warned the US of “dangerous consequences” if it recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the BBC reported on Monday. Ayman Safadi said he had told US Secretary of State...

Trump still weighing whether to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: Kushner

Agencies, Washington U.S. President Donald Trump has not yet made a decision on whether to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, his adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner said on Sunday, a move that would break with decades of...