Middle-East Current Affairs, GK & News

Oil Imports Fall to the Lowest in 9 years in June

India’s oil imports fell to the lowest levels in nearly 9 years in June 2020 since refiners curbed purchase of oil due to maintenance issues and weaker demands for fuel. This is the lowest level of imports to India since 2011. India is the third-largest oil consumer and importer in India and it received 3.2 ..

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UAE issues operating license for Barakah nuclear power plant

The United Arab Emirates recently announced that it issued the operating license for the first of four reactors at its Barakah nuclear power plant. It is the first ever nuclear plant in the Arab region. The Barakah plant is located on the Gulf coast west of Abu Dhabi. It has received operating license after several ..

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UAE hosts ‘GulFood 2020’

‘GulFood 2020’, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition is being held in the Dubai World Trade Centre city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), form February 16 to 20. In the 25th edition of the exhibition, more than 5000 exhibitors are to participate. The Indian pavilion at the exhibition was recently inaugurated ..

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International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation observed on February 6

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation is observed annually on February 6, across the world. Genital Mutilation, or altering the female genitalia for non-medical reasons is prevalent in 30 countries in Africa, the Middle East and other parts of the world. In 2012, the UN General Assembly designated February 6th as the ..

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World Future Energy Summit begins in Abu Dhabi

With 33,500 participants from 170 countries, the 2020 edition of the World Future Energy Summit begins in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi on Monday, 13th January 2020. The four-day annual Summit is the largest future energy and Sustainability event in the Middle East, which is dedicated to advancing future ..

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