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As the UAE mediates between the two rival nations of India and Pakistan, the foreign ministers of both countries have visited during the weekend.

The UAE had previously been linked to a February ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region.

Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Sabena Siddiqui

Can Saudi Arabia and Pakistan mend frayed ties?

Analysis: Amid new geopolitical shifts and realignments in the region, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan appear to be pursuing a reset in relations.

Indian PM pens goodwill letter to Pakistani counterpart

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Indian PM pens goodwill letter to Pakistani counterpart

Narendra Modi has written to Imran Khan as relations between the two countries continue to thaw.

UAE brokering India-Pakistan talks to end diplomatic spat

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UAE brokering India-Pakistan talks to end diplomatic spat

Emirati officials have been facilitating negotiations between Pakistan and India, officials say.

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India to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees to military-ruled Myanmar

Local authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have been instructed to detain and deport Rohingya refugees.

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A new chapter in Greece's Middle East military strategy

Analysis: Concerns about Turkey's regional assertiveness have pushed Greece to adopt a more proactive foreign policy, with Athens building new ...

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India and China reach deal over contested border

Frontline troops began to pull back from the shores of the Himalayas' lake on Wednesday after several rounds of talks

Malia Bouattia

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Comment: This joint action to protest Elbit sends an important message about the links between fighting colonialism, structural oppression and ...

India to lift lengthy internet clampdown in <em>Kashmir</em>: official

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India to lift lengthy internet clampdown in Kashmir: official

Kashmir authorities said they would restore high-speed web access in the region.

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Two killed in bombing at pro-Kashmir rally in Pakistan

An explosive that struck a pro-Kashmir rally in Pakistan left at least two people dead.

UK minister mocked for confusing Myanmar with <em>Kashmir</em>

Diana Alghoul

UK minister mocked for confusing Myanmar with Kashmir

Nigel Adams, the UK's Minister for Asia, has been mocked on social media for replying to a parliamentarian's question about Kashmir ...

<em>Kashmir</em> and the Eastern Mediterranean power struggle

Alex Kassidiaris

Kashmir and the Eastern Mediterranean power struggle

Analysis: With friction growing between Ankara and Athens, the longstanding alliance between Pakistan and Turkey has prompted Greece and India ...

Twitter blocks accounts over India farm protests

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Twitter blocks accounts over India farm protests

The suspensions, which included the accounts of a news magazine and farmer activists, were slammed by a global media watchdog as a "shocking ...

Azerbaijan invites allies Turkey and Pakistan to 'rebuild Nagorno-Karabakh'

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Azerbaijan invites allies Turkey and Pakistan to 'rebuild Nagorno-Karabakh'

The three countries' top diplomats discussed reconstruction efforts and an initiative to combat global Islamophobia.

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Four killed in Pakistan army helicopter crash

Four soldiers including the two pilots were killed in a helicopter crash in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan, authorities said.

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Pakistan repays $1 billion to Saudi Arabia: officials

A Pakistani official was quoted as saying that 'China has come to our rescue'.

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New Pakistan-India clashes erupt along restive Kashmir border

Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in clashes along the heavily militarised Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan’s military said.

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China bails-out Pakistan to return $2 billion Saudi debt

Pakistan reportedly returned $1 billion to Saudi Arabia on Monday, and plans to pay the remaining $1 billion to be paid in January.

A dispatch from India's culture war

Shashi Tharoor

A dispatch from India's culture war

Comment: Much of India has long celebrated the intermingling of Hindu and Muslim practices, but an Islamophobic, BJP-sponsored law now threatens ...

Sabena Siddiqui

What a Biden presidency means for Kashmir

Analysis: The Biden-Harris campaign took a robust stance on Kashmir. But with burgeoning India ties and an eye on China, the new ...

Pakistan frees left-wing activist after nine years

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Pakistan frees left-wing activist after nine years

Pakistan has freed a left-wing political activist who was serving a life sentence in the contested Kashmir region.

Pakistan says soldier, 4 militants killed in border shootout

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Pakistan says soldier, 4 militants killed in border shootout

A soldier and four militants were killed and another two soldiers were injured in a shootout near the Afghanistan border.

Biden speaks to Trump allies Netanyahu, Modi

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Biden speaks to Trump allies Netanyahu, Modi

US President-elect Joe Biden held his first talks since his victory with the prime ministers of Israel and India.

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