Tag: Gulf

Kuwait halts flights as torrential rains lash region

Kuwait City: Kuwait on Thursday halted flights at its international airport after heavy rains flooded the Gulf state's capital, diverting…

Israeli minister in Oman to push for rail link with Gulf

Jerusalem: An Israeli minister has travelled to Oman to propose plans for a railway linking the Gulf to the Mediterranean…

Qatar warns of ‘long-lasting’ impact of Gulf crisis

Doha: Qatar's ruler said Tuesday "crises pass" but warned of "long-lasting" scars from an acrimonious diplomatic dispute that has seen…

Israeli minister on Dubai visit calls for ‘peace’

Dubai: Israel's communications minister called for "peace and security" on Tuesday during a visit to the United Arab Emirates, as…

‘No progress’ in ending Saudi-Qatar feud despite talks in US

New York: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brought the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Qatar together Friday for…

Nearly 170 charged with forming ‘Bahrain Hezbollah’

Dubai: Bahrain's attorney general charged nearly 170 people on Tuesday with forming a Shiite "terrorist organisation" named for Lebanon's famed…

Gulf, US commanders to hold talks in Kuwait

Kuwait: Gulf Arab army chiefs, including Qatar's military commander, will meet with US Central Command officials for talks on defence…

Qatar: Bitter year-long crisis in the Gulf

Dubai: It has been more than a year since Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and its allies cut ties…

Qatar ‘must stop support for terror’, top UN court told

The Hague: Abu Dhabi on Thursday called on Doha to stop "supporting terrorist groups and individuals" and strongly denied human…

Qatar crisis creates ‘new’ Gulf with no winners

Doha: The year-old acrimonious dispute between Qatar and its neighbours is forging a "new" Gulf, potentially transforming what was a…

Many Indians returning as Gulf job prospects turning low

New Delhi: Due to a reported slow down of the economy, job prospects in Gulf nations are decreasing. Indian families…

no discussion with any Gulf carrier for AI bid: IndiGo

Mumbai: Budget airline IndiGo on Wednesday said that it is not in any "ongoing discussions" with any Gulf-based carrier for…

Saudi national cultural festival honours India, is biggest in Gulf

Riyadh: Al Janadria, the national cultural festival of Saudi Arabia that has India as the 'Guest of Honour' country this…

Vistara Airlines to start international flights to Gulf, south-east Asia

New Delhi: Vistara Airline plans to start its international operations with flights to the Gulf and the south-east Asian regions.…

Disappointed with the Gulf, Kerala Diaspora heads back home

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Traditionally, remittances from the gulf have been the mainstay of Kerala's economy, but with more and more of the…

Remittances from Gulf to India contracting every year

Hyderabad: India is witnessing a shrink in the remittances from the Gulf countries. There has been a 20 percent decline…

Telangana: Gulf-returned workers facing troubles as their names deleted from ration cards

Hyderabad: Migrant workers from Telangana who returned from Gulf are facing troubles as their names are deleted from their family…