Western Asia Current Affairs, GK & News
The oldest known natural pearl in the world has been discovered by Abu Dhabi archaeologists working at a Neolithic site on Marawah Island, just off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The pearl is dubbed as the ‘Abu Dhabi Pearl’. It was found in layers that have been radiocarbon dated to 5,800-5,600 BCE, during the Neolithic ..
UAE announced the establishment of the first graduate-level, research-based AI university – Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence( MBZUAI) – in the world. The MBZUAI will enable graduate students, businesses and governments to advance the artificial intelligence field. The University is named after Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ..
Topics: Abu Dhabi • Al Nahyan family • Countries • Emirate of Abu Dhabi • Geography • Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan • Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan • Presidents of the United Arab Emirates • United Arab Emirates • Western Asia • Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan • Zayed University
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Lieutenant General (retired) Abhijit Guha as the head of the UN observer mission in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah. UN Mission at Hodeidah Lieutenant General (retired) Abhijit Guha has been appointed as the Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee (RCC) and head of the United Nations Mission to support ..
Lieutenant General (retired) Abhijit Guha has been appointed by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as the Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee (RCC) and head of the United Nations Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA). He has been tasked with leading the UN oversight of a ceasefire agreement between Yemen’s government and the Iran-backed Houthi ..
Topics: Al Hudaydah • António Guterres • Battle of Al Hudaydah • Geography • Houthi insurgency in Yemen • Houthi movement • Islamic branches • Resistance movements • Western Asia • Yemen • Yemeni Crisis
UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has bestowed the First Class Order of Zayed II award on Indian Ambassador Navdeep Singh Suri. The award is given in recognition of his contribution to the development and strengthening of friendly relations and co-operation between the two countries. It is a rare honour given to any ..
Topics: Al Nahyan family • Geography • Heads of state • House of Al Nahyan • Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan • Mohammed Al Nahyan • Presidents of the United Arab Emirates • Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan • United Arab Emirates • Western Asia • Zayed Al Nahyan • Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
India is the co-host along with UAE at the 8th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable (AMER8) in Abu Dhabi. Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan is participating in the 3-day conference which will debate energy security in the age of change with a view to empower responsible growth in Asia and the world.