US to send reinforcements to Gulf after Iran ship threats: White House
The US Navy's Fifth Fleet, based in Bahrain, said in a statement that it was "working with regional allies and partners to increase the rotation of ships and aircraft" that patrol the Strait of Hormuz, the crucial chokepoint into the Gulf
Iran to hold military exercises near Strait of Hormuz
The Strait of Hormuz is the strategic chokepoint at the head of the Gulf through which a fifth of world oil output passes
Jobs for Emiratis: UAE pushes work for own citizens in private sector
The UAE government is now strong-arming private firms into hiring local talent, with the aim of ensuring Emiratis make up 10 per cent of the private sector workforce by 2026
Explained: Amid Prophet row, why PM’s UAE visit seeks to bridge the Gulf
From oil and gas to trade, foreign direct investment and remittances, why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is eager to smooth things over with nations of the Gulf
'Freedom should exist for others as well': S Jaishankar hits out at critics of Russian crude oil purchase
Jaishankar's comments at an interactive session during a conference in the Slovakian capital Bratislava came against the backdrop of mounting Western criticism of India's import of discounted Russian oil
Horn of Africa has become a playground for Gulf rivalries, here's why India is worried
The Horn of Africa is the closest landmass of Africa to India and has ancient links which continue till date. New Delhi is keeping a keen eye on the region
Saudis detect first case of new coronavirus variant Omicron in citizen from 'North African country'
The report said the infected individual and his close contacts had been quarantined. The case marks the first-known instance of omicron being detected among Gulf Arab nations
Abdulrazak Gurnah, UK-based Tanzanian writer, awarded Nobel Prize for Literature 2021
The Swedish Academy said the award was in recognition of his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents”
COVID-19: Oman suspends flights from 24 countries including India, Pakistan and Singapore
The flights have been suspended until further notice and the decision was taken as part of the country's measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic
Coroanvirus Outbreak: Mideast economies take massive hit with historic oil price crash
Iraq is planning painful cuts in social benefits relied on by millions of government workers. Saudi Arabia will likely have to delay mega-projects
No immediate plans to bring back Indian expatriates from Gulf, Centre tells Kerala High Court
The Centre on Friday informed the Kerala High Court that there was no immediate plan to bring back the Indian citizens stranded in the Gulf countries
Coronavirus pandemic puts brakes on Gulf economies; stranded Indian workers fear contracting infection, loss of livelihoods
The coronavirus pandemic is a testing time for Indians who migrated abroad in search of work, particularly in the Gulf.
Imran Khan visits Iran to act as 'facilitator' between Tehran and Riyadh amid rising tensions in the Gulf
Imran Khan visited Iran on Sunday on a mission to act as a 'facilitator' between Tehran and Riyadh and try to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf.
Amid heightened tensions with US, Iran seizes yet another foreign tanker 'carrying smuggled fuel' from Persian Gulf
Tensions between arch-enemies Iran and the US have soared this year after Washington stepped up its campaign of 'maximum pressure' against Tehran.
Boris Johnson likely to be declared UK’s next PM today; Conservative leader faces Brexit crisis amid thin majority in Parliament
Boris Johnson is set to win the race on Tuesday to become Britain's next prime minister, charged with resolving the Brexit impasse and the high-stakes tanker crisis with Iran
Daily Bulletin: Karnataka Speaker says floor test will be done by 6 pm today; Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir issue; day's top stories
Karnataka Speaker adjourns House on third day of trust vote debate, assures floor test by 6 pm today; SC hearing today over NRC case to re-verify and extend deadline; day's top stories
Britain's next PM: Boris Johnson likely to be confirmed winner as polls draw to a close; result to be announced tomorrow
The voting closes in the contest to become Britain's next prime minister, with Boris Johnson expected to be confirmed as the winner charged with delivering Brexit.
US-Iran tensions: Tehran says it has breached stockpile limit on low-enriched uranium under 2015 nuclear deal
Iran acknowledged it had broken the limit set on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium by the 2015 nuclear deal, marking its first major departure from the unraveling agreement a year after the US unilaterally withdrew from the accord.
Indian Navy deploys two warships in Gulf of Oman, Persian Gulf amid rising tensions between US and Iran
Amid rising tensions between the US and Iran as well as recent incidents related to maritime security, the Indian Navy has deployed its warships in the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to reassure the Indian vessels operating and transiting in the region, it said on Thursday.
Emirates eyes more seats on Dubai-India route; hopes restart of bilateral rights talks between govts
Gulf carrier Emirates is looking for more seats to offer on the Dubai-India route, which has not seen an increase in bilateral rights for the last five years, and expects discussions to restart between the two governments, a top official said