Gulf

Harvey claims second fatality as floodwaters rise in Texas

Harvey claims second fatality as floodwaters rise in Texas

The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said it was forced to evacuate about 4,500 inmates from three state prisons near the Brazos River because of rising water. 

Aug 27, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

Iran rejects US claims of unsafe drone flight in Gulf

On July 26, a US Navy patrol ship fired warning shorts at a Guards vessel after the two came within (137 metres) (150 yards) of each other in disputed circumstances.

Aug 15, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

Turkey, Qatar launch joint military exercises: reports

Turkey and its main regional ally Qatar today launched military exercises in the emirate that will involve some 250 Turkish troops and 30 armoured vehicles, reports said.

Aug 02, 2017, 06:35 AM IST

Iran says new tensions between Revolutionary Guards and US Navy

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday that U.S. Navy ships came close to their vessels in the Gulf and shot flares.

Jul 29, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Qatar dismisses Gulf demands but says open for dialogue

Qatar dismisses Gulf demands but says open for dialogue

Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Thursday that Doha was interested in negotiating legitimate issues concerning fellow Gulf states.

Jun 29, 2017, 15:44 PM IST
Iran sends naval fleet to Oman, Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden

Iran sends naval fleet to Oman, Indian Ocean, Gulf of Aden

Iran has dispatched two warships to Oman to start their mission in the international waters. An Iranian naval flotilla left to Oman on Sunday to progress towards a mission to the north of the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden.

 

Jun 12, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
Germany calls for diplomacy to resolve Qatar crisis, end blockade

Germany calls for diplomacy to resolve Qatar crisis, end blockade

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar this week over its alleged support of terrorism, a charge Qatar dismissed on Friday as baseless.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 16:22 PM IST

Amid heightened tensions, Iran tells Saudi navy vessels not to get close to its waters

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) warned Saudi naval vessels taking part in military exercises in the Gulf on Wednesday not to get close to Iranian waters, in a sign of heightened tensions between the two regional rivals.

Oct 05, 2016, 18:18 PM IST

Forcing low airfares on Gulf route may attract litigation:Govt

Making Indian carriers offer low airfares on the Gulf route might result in discriminatory pricing and attract litigation by foreign airlines, according to the Civil Aviation Ministry.

Aug 14, 2016, 16:17 PM IST