Saudi Arabia has warned Muslim pilgrims attending next week's haj in Makkah to avoid exploiting Islam's annual gathering for political reasons, reflecting its worry that turmoil in the region may prompt attacks or damaging displays of
The only solution to the ‘regional war’ with Iran is ceasefire talks, according to Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa. Bahrain is prepared to start a dialogue with Tehran if the Persian state is wil
Arab countries will join the Middle East Quartet in New York at the end of September to seek ways to revive peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, the EU's top diplomat said on Friday, part of a new European diplomatic initiative.
Pakistan has rejected India's demand that it cancel a meeting with separatist leaders from the disputed Kashmir region, ahead of crucial talks between the arch-rivals' top security officers in New Delhi on August 23.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius warned Israel and the Palestinians on Saturday that the stalemate in the peace process risked setting the conflict "ablaze" and urged both sides to return to the negotiating table quickly.
Yemen's warring parties are heading to Geneva for UN-sponsored talks from June 14, but there are few if any signs that either is ready to make the compromises necessary for a deal.
The United Nations envoy to Yemen, Ismail Oul
Arab countries will take necessary measures to protect the region against "aggression" by Yemen's Iranian-allied Houthi group if a peaceful solution cannot be found to that country's turmoil, Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Fais
Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels fought fiercely for control of a strategic railway junction on Friday despite a new peace deal brokered by Germany and France.
A ceasefire is due to come into effect from Sunday under the agreemen
Bahrain's Premier is urging an international partnership to strengthen security, stability and quality of life.
In a statement marking UN Day, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa stressed the