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MEA official says illegal emigration cause of high suicide rate among Indians in Gulf; activists say there's more to it
India

MEA official says illegal emigration cause of high suicide rate among Indians in Gulf; activists say there's more to it

In 2017 alone, 322 Indians committed suicide in four Gulf nations, higher than the 303 recorded in 2016. Loss of jobs and nationalisation are believed to the reasons behind this.

Basra protests: Two more die in southern Iraq in demonstrations against unemployment; PM Haider al-Abadi promises investment
World

Basra protests: Two more die in southern Iraq in demonstrations against unemployment; PM Haider al-Abadi promises investment

Two more demonstrators were killed in southern Iraq, officials said, as protests against unemployment spread on Saturday from the port city of Basra to other parts of the country.

Number of Indians committing suicide in Gulf countries rose to 322 in 2017 from 303 in 2016, reveals RTI reply
World

Number of Indians committing suicide in Gulf countries rose to 322 in 2017 from 303 in 2016, reveals RTI reply

According to the RTI, the highest number of suicides among Indians was recorded in Saudi Arabia at 117, followed by 116 in UAE, 46 in Oman and 43 in Kuwait.

India remained world's top recipient of remittances from diaspora in 2017, says World Bank report
India

India remained world's top recipient of remittances from diaspora in 2017, says World Bank report

India remains the world's top recipient of remittance from its diaspora, gathering $69 billion in 2017, or nearly 1.5 times its defence budget in 2018-19.

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE to lend $2.5 billion to Jordan to help end protests over tax increases
World

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE to lend $2.5 billion to Jordan to help end protests over tax increases

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE have pledged $2.5 billion to Jordan after the various protests in the country over tax increases

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar's foreign minister says country 'stronger' despite year-long dispute, door still open for dialogue
World

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar's foreign minister says country 'stronger' despite year-long dispute, door still open for dialogue

Qatar's foreign minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani said his country is still stronger despite the Gulf crisis but is open for dialogue.

UAE and Saudi Arabia's boycott of Qatar creates rift between US allies in Arab Gulf, compromises Washington's grip on Iran
World

UAE and Saudi Arabia's boycott of Qatar creates rift between US allies in Arab Gulf, compromises Washington's grip on Iran

A shift in traditional alliances found in the Arab Gulf has become apparent in the wake of Saudi Arabia and the UAE's year-old trade embargo on Qatar.

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte apologises to Kuwait for 'harsh' words over treatment of domestic workers
World

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte apologises to Kuwait for 'harsh' words over treatment of domestic workers

The spat began when a murdered maid was found in her employer's freezer, prompting Duterte to lash out at the "inhuman" treatment of migrant workers

US to veto Kuwait-sponsored resolution asking UN to ensure 'international protection' for Palestinians
World

US to veto Kuwait-sponsored resolution asking UN to ensure 'international protection' for Palestinians

US to veto Kuwait-drafted resolution that would suggest measures for international protection of Palestinians following escalating violence in Gaza.

FIFA World Cup moments: Kuwait's Prince Fahad gets France's goal chalked off in the 1982 controversial clash
Sports

FIFA World Cup moments: Kuwait's Prince Fahad gets France's goal chalked off in the 1982 controversial clash

Disgruntled by the perceived injustice against Kuwait football team, Prince Fahad rushed onto the pitch to remonstrate with the referee. After stopping play and threatening a pull-out, Stupar shockingly succumbed to Fahad's agitation and countermanded his initial decision. He disallowed the goal to the fury of the French and the match resumed.

Indian embassy in Kuwait recognises 6 agencies to recruit nurses and prevent exploitation by private agents
India

Indian embassy in Kuwait recognises 6 agencies to recruit nurses and prevent exploitation by private agents

The Indian embassy in Kuwait has recognised six state-run agencies to recruit nurses from India.

Adnan Sami accuses Kuwaiti immigration of calling his staff 'Indian dogs'; Sushma Swaraj acknowledges complaint
Entertainment

Adnan Sami accuses Kuwaiti immigration of calling his staff 'Indian dogs'; Sushma Swaraj acknowledges complaint

Adnan Sami has claimed that his staff members were mistreated and called "Indian dogs" at the Kuwait airport immigration.

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte says Kuwait work ban is 'permanent' as diplomatic standoff intensifies
World

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte says Kuwait work ban is 'permanent' as diplomatic standoff intensifies

Duterte said the temporary ban on Filipinos going to work in Kuwait is now permanent, intensifying a diplomatic standoff over the treatment of migrant workers

Philippines demands explanation after Kuwait expels Manila envoy, terms move as 'deeply disturbing'
World

Philippines demands explanation after Kuwait expels Manila envoy, terms move as 'deeply disturbing'

The two nations had been working to resolve differences sparked by the murder of a Philippine maid, whose body was found stuffed in her employer's freezer in Kuwait earlier this year.

Kuwait expels Philippines envoy, recalls own diplomat from Manila amid rising tensions over treatment of domestic workers
World

Kuwait expels Philippines envoy, recalls own diplomat from Manila amid rising tensions over treatment of domestic workers

Kuwait said on Wednesday it is expelling the Philippine ambassador and recalling its own envoy from Manila as tensions rise over the treatment of domestic workers.

Two buses collide head-on in Kuwait: Seven Indians among 15 oil workers killed; one Indian also injured
India

Two buses collide head-on in Kuwait: Seven Indians among 15 oil workers killed; one Indian also injured

Seven Indians were among 15 oil workers who were killed in Dubai in a head-on collision between two buses in southern Kuwait, Kuwaiti officials said

Iraq pips Saudi Arabia to become India's top crude oil supplier, meets more than a fifth of country's needs
India

Iraq pips Saudi Arabia to become India's top crude oil supplier, meets more than a fifth of country's needs

Iraq has overtaken Saudi Arabia by a wide margin to become India's top crude oil supplier, meeting more than a fifth of the country's oil needs in the current financial year.

Nagaland polls: State outranks rich ones in health and gender parity, but poor infrastructure and jobs remain a concern
India

Nagaland polls: State outranks rich ones in health and gender parity, but poor infrastructure and jobs remain a concern

After a decade of precarious peace, Nagaland, India's once troubled North Eastern state, now rivals and even outperforms India's richest states on a number of development outcomes.

Rex Tillerson begins West Asia tour, set to meet Egypt president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today
World

Rex Tillerson begins West Asia tour, set to meet Egypt president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi today

US secretary of state Rex Tillerson was expected to meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt on Monday, diplomatic sources said.

Narendra Modi to visit Palestine, UAE, Oman; push for deeper cooperation in trade and energy security
India

Narendra Modi to visit Palestine, UAE, Oman; push for deeper cooperation in trade and energy security

Ramping up cooperation in trade, investment and energy security will be the crucial areas of discussion when Modi will visit Palestine, the UAE and Oman