Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: UAE

India & UAE vow to ‘deepen’ strategic partnership on Modi’s first Gulf trip after Prophet row

On a whirlwind visit to Abu Dhabi, PM Narendra Modi met UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and thanked him for ‘taking great care of 3.5 million Indian community’.

I2U2 grouping of India, Israel, UAE and US to hold first virtual summit next month

According to the White House, the summit will be held to re-energise and revitalise American alliances across the world. Food security is on the agenda for the summit.

Indians build the UAE. Delhi shouldn’t worry about pushback from Gulf nations

Forget UAE’s recent history. Century-old trade and migratory links tie Indians and the Gulf Arabs into collaboration and cooperation even today.

Indian-origin Gupta brothers arrested in UAE over corruption scandal in South Africa

A judicial inquiry into state graft spanning more than three years detailed close links between the brothers and former President Jacob Zuma.

Electronics, chemicals, machineries set for zero-duty access under India-UAE trade pact

The India-UAE Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement signed Friday is first comprehensive trade deal signed by India with a Gulf country & India’s first trade agreement in a decade.

India-Israel-US-UAE ‘West Asian Quad’ crucial to address complex global threats, says UAE envoy

UAE’s Ambassador to India Ahmed Albanna says new grouping that first met in Oct 2021 is ‘an offspring of Abraham Accord’, critical to combat threats to economic growth & stability.

Houthi militia attacks remind UAE it isn’t so easy to escape Yemen conflict

The Emiratis prevented Iranian-backed rebels, Houthis, from capturing Yemen's south during the civil war. Now, Houthis may have ended UAE's hopes of a return to business as usual.

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.

War in Yemen can damage worldwide economic recovery. Iran, Saudi, UAE must rein in their proxies

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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.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

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.