Netanyahu and Modi praise ‘new era’ in India -Israel ties

Netanyahu and Modi praise ‘new era’ in India -Israel ties

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (left) met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in Delhi India and Israel have hailed the “dawn of a new era” in their relations after signing key deals in defence, agriculture and aviation sectors. The deals were announced after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held […]

Jerusalem embassy: Abbas says Trump plan ‘slap of the century’

Jerusalem embassy: Abbas says Trump plan ‘slap of the century’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Abbas (centre) spoke for two hours Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has described US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace efforts as the “slap of the century”. At a meeting of Palestinian leaders, he stressed he would not accept any peace plan from the US after it recognised Jerusalem as […]

Qatari royal says he is ‘being held against his will’ in UAE

Qatari royal says he is ‘being held against his will’ in UAE

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan A Qatari royal says he is being held against his will in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali al-Thani – who played a role in negotiating with Saudi Arabia during the Qatar diplomatic crisis last year – […]

Saudi female football fan: ‘We wanted to enter stadiums and we did’

Saudi female football fan: ‘We wanted to enter stadiums and we did’

Image copyright Sarah Algashgari Image caption Sarah Alkashgari at the first football match in Saudi history that permitted female spectators A woman who helped to organise Saudi Arabia’s first football match allowing female spectators has told the BBC it was a “great and surreal” experience. Football fan Sarah Alkashgari, 18, made history after she not […]

Jerusalem embassy: Abbas says Trump plan ‘slap of the century’

Jerusalem embassy: Abbas says Trump plan ‘slap of the century’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Abbas (centre) spoke for two hours Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has described US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace efforts as the “slap of the century”. At a meeting of Palestinian leaders, he stressed he would not accept any peace plan from the US after it recognised Jerusalem as […]

Qatari royal says he is ‘being held against his will’ in UAE

Qatari royal says he is ‘being held against his will’ in UAE

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan A Qatari royal says he is being held against his will in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali al-Thani – who played a role in negotiating with Saudi Arabia during the Qatar diplomatic crisis last year – […]

Saudi female football fan: ‘We wanted to enter stadiums and we did’

Saudi female football fan: ‘We wanted to enter stadiums and we did’

Image copyright Sarah Algashgari Image caption Sarah Alkashgari at the first football match in Saudi history that permitted female spectators A woman who helped to organise Saudi Arabia’s first football match allowing female spectators has told the BBC it was a “great and surreal” experience. Football fan Sarah Alkashgari, 18, made history after she not […]

Jerusalem embassy: Abbas says Trump plan ‘slap of the century’

Jerusalem embassy: Abbas says Trump plan ‘slap of the century’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Abbas (centre) spoke for two hours Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has described US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace efforts as the “slap of the century”. At a meeting of Palestinian leaders, he stressed he would not accept any peace plan from the US after it recognised Jerusalem as […]

Qatari royal says he is ‘being held against his will’ in UAE

Qatari royal says he is ‘being held against his will’ in UAE

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan A Qatari royal says he is being held against his will in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali al-Thani – who played a role in negotiating with Saudi Arabia during the Qatar diplomatic crisis last year – […]

Saudi female football fan: ‘We wanted to enter stadiums and we did’

Saudi female football fan: ‘We wanted to enter stadiums and we did’

Image copyright Sarah Algashgari Image caption Sarah Alkashgari at the first football match in Saudi history that permitted female spectators A woman who helped to organise Saudi Arabia’s first football match allowing female spectators has told the BBC it was a “great and surreal” experience. Football fan Sarah Alkashgari, 18, made history after she not […]