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Parliament suspended in Kuwait, the Middle East’s last semi-democratic nation, Emir suspends unspecified constitution articles citing ‘political tumult’

The Emir of Kuwait has dissolved the parliament and suspended some constitution articles for upto 4 years citing 'political tumult'.

Israel calls off retaliatory strike on Iran after phone call between Netanyahu and Biden: Report

Israel had decided to carry out a retaliatory attack on Tehran, however it was cancelled after a phone call between US President Joe Biden and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

We not seek conflict with Iran but will not hesitate to act to protect American and Israeli forces: US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said that the US does not seek conflict with Iran but will not hesitate to act to protect their forces and support Israel's defence.

Iran launches drone and missile attack on Israel – India calls for immediate de-escalation

Israel-Iran war: This is the first time Iran has launched a direct attack on Israel. Earlier, it used to attack Israel using its proxies.

MEA advises Indians not to travel to Iran and Israel amid escalating tensions, asks people already there to observe utmost precaution and restrict movements

Amid ongoing tensions between Iran and Israel, the Ministry of External Affairs issued a travel advisory to Indian citizens and asked them to refrain from travelling to both countries until further notice.

Drone attack kills 3 US troops in Jordan, leaving dozens injured

The attack on Tower 22 is the first known assault since the onslaught on U.S. and coalition forces began on October 17

DGCA flags ‘Spoofing’ and ‘jamming’ threats following reports of planes losing GPS signal over the Middle East, issues advisory to airlines

It is believed that the occurrence of jamming and spoofing might be linked to the deployment of military electronic warfare systems in regions experiencing heightened regional tensions.

‘I’m convinced’: US President Joe Biden suggests India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor to be one of the reasons for Hamas attack on Israel

US President Joe Biden has mentioned more than once that the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor is one of the reasons why Hamas terrorists launched a brutal offensive against Israel

‘India will soon be among top 3 world economies’: PM Modi says at Global Maritime India Summit, lays foundation for projects worth over 18,000...

Inaugurating the three-day Global Maritime India Summit in the national capital on Tuesday, PM Modi said, "In this changing world order, the whole world is looking towards India with new aspirations. The Indian economy is gathering more strength while the world is in the grip of an economic crisis."

PM Modi and US President Biden to unveil Rail-Shipping Corridor linking India to Middle East and the EU

The rail-shipping corridor project aims to establish railway connections between Arab countries in the Levant and the Gulf, with additional plans to link to India through Gulf seaports. The other end of the project may subsequently extend to Europe.

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