West Asia

Iraq’s Route of Development

Iraq is undertaking a bold initiative to position itself as a prominent regional transportation center through substantial improvements to its road and rail infrastructure. The project, known as the “Route of Development,” aims to connect Iraq with neighboring countries, boosting ..

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Syria’s Return to Arab League

The Arab League has recently made a decision to readmit Syria after more than a decade. Syria was thrown out of the organization for its brutal repression of pro-democracy protests that led to the ongoing civil war. This move has ..

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Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2023

On May 1st, the Arabian Travel Market’s 30th edition started at the Dubai World Trade Center with a substantial attendance from India. This is among the most prominent global events for the travel and tourism industry, drawing visitors and exhibitors ..

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Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed

Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed was recently named the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, the oil-rich capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He is the eldest son of UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his ..

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HAL to set up logistics bases in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is to set up logistics bases in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. This is to entice them towards buying India’s military helicopters and Light Combat Aircraft Tejas. Highlights The HAL is working towards increasing ..

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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 ..