Gulf region

Iran warns war would spread across Gulf, threaten US troops

US president Donald Trump has said he aborted a military strike to retaliate for Iran`s downing of the drone because it could have killed 150 people. 

Jun 23, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

Indian Navy executes 'Operation Sankalp' for Gulf region amid rising US, Iran tension

Indian Navy spokesperson posted a tweet saying that INS Chennai & INS Sunayna have been deployed in the Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf to undertake Maritime Security operations.

Jun 20, 2019, 20:29 PM IST

Jet Airways asks junior pilots to furnish Rs 1 crore bonds

The spokesperson was also asked the junior pilots have to serve the airline for 5-7 years and face encashment of the bond in case of failure to serve that tenure.

Jul 23, 2017, 16:10 PM IST

Bangladeshi expatriates fear loss of jobs in wake of Gulf snapping ties with Qatar

Bangladeshi migrants are reportedly distressed over the possibility of them losing their jobs as seven Gulf region countries have snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar on grounds that it is backing terrorism in the region.

Jun 09, 2017, 11:31 AM IST

Oman Foreign Minister to visit India

Omani Foreign Affairs Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah will visit India on April 2-3 the invitation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Mar 30, 2017, 14:51 PM IST

Dubai emerges as smartest city in Gulf region: Huawei Study

Chinese ICT giant Huawei on Sunday said Dubai is the smartest city in the Gulf region in relation to strategy and execution.

Oct 16, 2016, 19:59 PM IST

M J Akbar tasked with looking after India's ties with Gulf

Newly appointed Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar has been tasked with looking after India's engagement with West Asia, a strategically key region with which the Modi government has stepped up its engagement.

Jul 13, 2016, 20:27 PM IST

Bahrain denies buying Israel's anti-missile system

The reports also quoted Bahrain's Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Mohammed Al Khalifa as saying that GCC (the Gulf Cooperation Council) countries were planning a bigger Iron Dome than Israel's.

Oct 16, 2015, 06:20 AM IST

PM Modi's 'mosque diplomacy' in UAE; politics heating up-Part 4

A visit to the Sheikh Zayed grand mosque in Abu Dhabi is part of the Prime Minister's visit to UAE from Saturday during which he seeks to enhance cooperation in energy and trade.

Aug 16, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

PM Modi's 'mosque diplomacy' in UAE; politics heating up-Part 3

A visit to the Sheikh Zayed grand mosque in Abu Dhabi is part of the Prime Minister's visit to UAE from Saturday during which he seeks to enhance cooperation in energy and trade.

Aug 16, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

PM Modi's 'mosque diplomacy' in UAE; politics heating up

A visit to the Sheikh Zayed grand mosque in Abu Dhabi is part of the Prime Minister's visit to UAE from Saturday during which he seeks to enhance cooperation in energy and trade.

Aug 16, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

'Air quality of Mumbai, Delhi to be very poor next few days'

Air quality of Delhi and Mumbai will be "very poor" in the next few days, particularly on Tuesday and Wednesday, due to a dust storm which originated in the Gulf region last week.

Apr 05, 2015, 22:58 PM IST

Gulf region to mark Ramadan from Sunday

Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, will begin on Sunday across the Gulf region, it was announced today.

Jun 28, 2014, 00:23 AM IST

Qatar Airways wants stake in India's IndiGo: Chief

Qatar Airways is the flag carrier of the energy-rich Gulf state.

Jun 02, 2014, 17:57 PM IST

Saudi Arabia creates maximum jobs in Gulf in 2011: Report

The Arab Spring in 2011 failed to impact the job market in Gulf region as Saudi Arabia topped the list in creating new jobs, a new report has said.

Apr 13, 2012, 16:11 PM IST

Ramadan in Gulf region to begin on Saturday

Saturday will be the first day of Ramadan across the Gulf region, the UAE`s official Moon Sighting Committee has announced.

Aug 21, 2009, 09:23 AM IST