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Non-member Observer is correct status of Palestine in United Nations as of December 2018

Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Malki has officially declared that Palestine would apply for full state membership at the United Nations in January 2019. To secure full state membership, the Palestinians need support from at least nine out of the UNSC’s 15 member states. Beside this, Mr Al-Malki would also demand the UNSC implementation of Resolution ..

UAE to host 3rd edition of International Business Conference ‘MahaBiz 2018’

The 3rd edition of acclaimed International Business Conference ‘MahaBiz 2018’ will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 12th and 13th October 2018. MahaBiz is considered a bridge for business opportunities between Maharashtra state and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. GCC is a political and economic alliance of six middle eastern countries. It ..

Which is the only country in the Middle East that has no desert?

Lebanon is the only country without desert in the Middle East.Lebanon has traditionally been an important commercial hub for the middle East.Lebanon is also known as Pearl of the Middle East.

Netanyahu favours bill to stop mosque noise

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has come in favour of the bill which calls for reducing the volume of calls to prayer coming from mosques resting his stance on the complaints coming from citizens. Netanyahu has stated that people from all religions have complained about the noise coming from various houses of prayers innumerable times. Many ..

What is happening in Kurdistan Now?

The Kurdish people are indigenous to the Middle East region. They form the 4th largest ethnic group of the region and are also the world’s largest ethnic group without their own state. They are mostly Sunni Muslims and the estimated 30 million Kurds live mainly in mountainous region of Iran, Iraq, Syria and Turkey. Some ..

Middle East solution needs moderation

Middle East solution needs moderation. The failure of talks between Palestine and Israel has pushed Palestine to take recourse to international legal instruments. Palestinian Authority has thus quickly acceded to the Rome Statute of International Criminal Court as the UNSC resolution to upgrade its status from Observer to Non-Member Observer State was defeated due to ..

Aleppo: Syrian focus of Revolt against the Government

Aleppo, the city in Syria which was considered relatively safe government bastion, has now become the latest centre of the revolt against President Bashar Al-Assad. It is the largest city in Syria. The capital of Aleppo Governorate is the most populous Syrian governorate.