Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicHouthi rebels

Topic: Houthi rebels

Global economy in peril as rusted oil tanker threatens to blow off Yemen’s west coast

Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, others endangered as 1.1 million barrels crude oil threatens to spill into the Red Sea.

Yemen’s ragtag rebels became a threat to world economy, showed military power has its limits

Iran and Saudi Arabia are talking—but it might be too late to put the war-making djinn back in the bottle. Power-brokers in Yemen depend on violence to secure influence.

UAE intercepts 2 Houthi missiles over Abu Dhabi, days after attack that killed 2 Indians

UAE defense ministry said that the attack did not result in any human losses and added the remnants of the destroyed ballistic missiles fell in separate areas around Abu Dhabi.

Who are Yemen’s Houthis? Group that claimed attack on UAE fuel tankers that killed 2 Indians

The Houthis are an insurgent group who control most of the northern part of war-torn Yemen and largely follow the Zaydi sect of Shi'a Islam.

UN mission speaks to crew of cargo vessel, seized by Houthi rebels, with 7 Indians onboard

United Nations: A United Nations mission said it has spoken to the crew members of a United Arab Emirates-flagged cargo vessel that was seized...

Saudi Arabia, including capital Riyadh, comes under missile attack from Yemen rebels

Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen launched ballistic missiles at Riyadh, Najran and Jazan, and also targetted Saudi Arabia with explosives-laden drones.

Global death toll from landmines doubled since 2013, says report

According to the Landmine Monitor report, 71 per cent of the casualties were civilians out of which half were children.

Saudi Arabia opens back channel with Houthi rebels, aims to end Yemen war

In a bid to end the war, Saudi Arabia is negotiating with all concerned parties to broker a wider peace deal.

India condemns drone attacks on Saudi Arabia oil sites

The external affairs ministry reiterated India's resolve to "oppose terrorism in all its forms" after Houthi rebels launched drone attacks on a Saudi oil processing facility.

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WeCrashed, The Dropout, SuperPumped—3 OTT series show there’s a lot of con in the unicorn game

Watching these shows—now streaming on Apple TV, Hulu, and SHOWTIME—is like seeing a pack of cards stacked up perilously and waiting for it to come crashing down.
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RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

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India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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