Sunday, 3 July, 2022

Topic: Yemen

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.

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.

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.

2 Indians among 3 killed in drone strikes on UAE by Yemen’s Houthi fighters

Six others were also injured in the rare attack inside the UAE that caused a fire at Abu Dhabi’s main international airport and set fuel tanks ablaze in a nearby industrial area.

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...

How the US is getting a reality check in Yemen with its Iran-backed rebels

Iran’s cooperation is imperative for 2 of Biden’s key objectives in Middle East — the resumption of nuclear diplomacy and the end of the war in Yemen — and the Iranians know it.

India welcomes Saudi peace move in Yemen, says supports all efforts to find political solution

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India supports all efforts to find a political solution to the Yemeni crisis and hopes all parties in Yemen come together to end the conflict soon.

India condemns attack on Yemeni cabinet ministers at Aden airport

At least 20 people were killed and over 50 were injured after a blast that occurred at the Aden airport shortly after Yemen's newly appointed cabinet ministers landed.

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Richard Hadlee, the speedster who could cast a ‘spell’ even on slow, spinning Indian wickets

Richard Hadlee shares his birthday with his partner-in-crime Ewen John Chatfield. Together, they formed one of the greatest fast-bowling partnerships of all time.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

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.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

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.