Gulf of Aden Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Navy – European Union Naval Force Joint Exercise

Indian Navy and European Union Naval Force (EUNAVFOR) are conducting their first ever exercise in Gulf of Aden. This two-day exercise will end on June 19, 2021. Key Points Indian Naval Ship Trikand participated in the exercise, which is currently deployed for anti-piracy operations. Total of five warships from four navies participated in the exercise ..

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UN asks Somalia To Organize Elections

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) have asked the government of Somalia on March 12, 2021 to organise elections in the country without further delay. This was asked by the UNSC in a resolution which has stressed about the pressing threat of security in Somalia because of al-Shabab and armed opposition groups. Highlights The UNSC ..

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New Natural Gas Reserves discovered in UAE

On February 2, 2020, the United Arab Emirates discovered shallow natural gas reserves of about 80 trillion cubic feet. The reserve was discovered between the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Highlights In November 2019, UAE announced the discovery of 7 billion barrels of oil. This raised the crude reserves of the country to 105 ..

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Al-Hamid rescued by INS ‘Sumedha’

A traditional wooden vessel called dhow named Al-Hamid, comprising of 13 Indian Citizens, was in distress and floating slowly near the coast of Somalia, Gulf of Aden. On 6th January 2020, Indian Navy Ship Sumedha, currently on an Anti Piracy Patrol in the Gulf of Aden, came to the rescue of the crew as Al-Hamid, ..

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Oman ships arrive to participate in Indo-Oman bilateral Naval Exercise “Naseem Al-Bahr”

On January 6, 2020, two Oman ships arrived in Goa to participate in “Naseem-Al-Bahr”, the Indo-Oman bilateral naval exercise. Highlights RNOV are Royal Navy of Oman Vessels. RNOV al Rasikh and RNOV Khassab arrived at Goa. Along with these ships, Indian Naval Ships Shubhadra and Beas will also participate in the exercise. The Indo-Oman Naval ..

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