South Asia and Beyond

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One Step Forward Two Back For Saudis, But Achievement For

NEW DELHI: Was there a secret Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that was outed by Israeli media? The Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud may have denied it in a tweet, but Netanyahu himself hasn’t, saying, “I […]Read More

Sources Report Breakthrough In Doha Talks

A breakthrough is reported from Doha as the two negotiating teams have agreed to include the U.S.-Taliban deal, UN endorsements for Afghan peace process, commitments of the negotiating teams and will of the Afghan people as the base for upcoming negotiations. Sources said Afghan chief negotiator Mohammad Massoom Stanikzai and presidential peace advisor Salam Rahimi […]Read More

Russia’s Sudan Port Deal Can Add More Meat On Skeleton

NEW DELHI: Russia’s 25-year deal for a Sudanese port on the Red Sea is a “great place to give historic ties with India a little more meat on the skeleton,” says Maxim A. Suchkov, Senior Fellow and Associate Professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University). This week, Russia announced an agreement to […]Read More