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The Indian government has gifted 2000 metric tonnes of rice to Syria in a bid to strengthen the food security with the middle east countries. Highlights A statement from the Ministry of External Affairs highlights that the first consignment of 1000 metric tonnes of rice has been handed over to Syria. The consignment was handed ..
Category: International Current Affairs
President Donald Trump has vetoed a Congress Bill for putting an end to the military assistance of the United States in the Saudi Arabia led to war in Yemen. The US Congress has voted for the first time in a break with the President for invoking the War Powers Resolution to try and put a ..
Topics: Continents • Countries • In Yemen • Jamal Khashoggi • Member states of the Arab League • Member states of the United Nations • Middle Eastern countries • Mohammad bin Salman • Politics • Saudi Arabia • War Powers Resolution • Yemeni Crisis
President Trump signed a proclamation which grants US recognition of Israel’s claim over Golan Heights. The spot was seized by Israel in war 5 decades ago. The action was taken as the terrorist groups and Iran are trying to make Golan heights a launching ground to attack Israel. It was captured by Israel from Syria ..
Topics: Continents • Current Affairs – January, 2020 • Eastern Mediterranean • Geography of Asia • Golan Heights • israel • Levant • Member states of the Union for the Mediterranean • Member states of the United Nations • Middle Eastern countries • Syria • Western Asia
The central banks of the UAE and Saudi Arabia have launched a common digital currency called “Aber”, which will be used in financial settlements between the two countries through Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers technologies. It will establish an additional means for the central financial transfer systems of the two countries and enable banks to directly ..
Topics: Arabian Peninsula • Blockchain • Central bank • Countries • Geography of Asia • Member states of OPEC • Member states of the Arab League • Member states of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf • Middle Eastern countries • Remittance • Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority • Western Asia
United Arab Emirates (UAE) & Red Cross have signs pact to support humanitarian efforts in Yemen, Myanmar, DRC
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a cooperation agreement with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to support the humanitarian response plan in Yemen, Myanmar and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in addition to support ICRC’s budget, totaling $11 million. Under the agreement, the UAE will provide the ICRC with $6 ..
Topics: Aftermath of war • Countries • Geography of Asia • International Committee of the Red Cross • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement • Member states of the Arab League • Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation • Member states of the United Nations • Middle Eastern countries • United Arab Emirates • Western Asia • Yemen