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US orders aircraft carrier to Arabian Gulf over Iraq crisis

The United States has ordered the aircraft carrier USS George H W Bush to move into the Arabian Gulf to provide President Barack Obama with options for possible military action against militants in......

US drone attacked by Iran in international waters

A surveillance American drone in the Arabian Gulf was intercepted and attacked by Iranian jets earlier in November, the Pentagon has said. "I can confirm that on November 1, at approximately 4.50......

Google triggers Persian Gulf controversy

Iran has lashed out at search engine giant Google for leaving the body of water separating it from the Arabian Peninsula nameless on its online map service.A deputy in Culture and Islamic Guidance......

US Navy rescues 25 Indians

A US Navy ship on Thursday rescued 27 people, including 25 Indians, from the Northern Arabian Gulf after a fire on their vessel forced them to jump into the sea. The US Central Command said all......

Saraswati river did exist, says government constituted panel

The Saraswati river, so far considered mythical, did exist, a government-constituted expert committee has found. Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said the government will take action......

Etihad beats Gulf rivals to become fastest growing foreign airline

Etihad has been able to introduce flights faster than other carriers because of the additional 37,000 weekly seat entitlements granted to airlines from Abu Dhabi in 2013. Image: Etihad Airways......

How Mumbai's oldest Ittar market is keeping its business alive

The traditional art of making herbal ittar(fragrance) is gradually getting replaced with chemical-based, not so labour-intensive perfume industry, finds out Shaheen Mansuri/Rediff.com. Image:......

German airline offers new codeshare flights to India

Airberlin, Germany's second largest airline, is expanding its codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways to include six Indian destinations. Airberlin passengers will be able to book flights to New......

Global airline sector profit likely to rise: IATA

Global airline sector profit is likely to grow to $7.5 billion this year, with Asia Pacific and Middle East based airlines dominating the international passenger market and leading the way in terms......

Air travel map being redrawn: Etihad

The global air travel map is being redrawn as growth rates slow in traditional markets and surge in evolving economies including India, Africa and Latin America, President and CEO of Etihad Airways......

Freida Pinto to star opposite Antonio Banderas

Slumdog Millionaire star Freida Pinto is set to star opposite Spanish actor Antonio Banderas in a Hollywood period film.The film, titled Black Thirst, is directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud, reports......

Qatar to build Bedouin camp for 2022 World Cup fans

IMAGE: Young football fans at a stadium in Qatar. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images. Qatar is to construct a special Bedouin-style desert camp to house thousands of fans during the 2022 World......

Saudi princess vows to break 'societal norms', get more women into sport

IMAGE: Flag bearer Sulaiman Hamad of Saudi Arabia leads his team during the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maracana Stadium on August 5, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Inage......

Asia-Pacific remains firmly behind embattled Blatter

Re-elected FIFA President Sepp Blatter gestures during news conference after an extraordinary Executive Committee meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, on Saturday. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters......

The 'GULF' between Australia and Asia

‘There are indications that confirm that there is a desire among West Asian federations to remove Australia from the AFC’ ‘Arabs are not the only ones that are not convinced with......

Sports Shorts: Ibra shows sensitive side after winning Gold Ball

Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden reacts. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been named Sweden's footballer of the year for the ninth time and although his eighth victory in......
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India tops list of Dubai's 100 tourist source markets

India has topped the list of Dubai's 100 tourist source markets for the second time, with a total of 1.8 million visitors last year. The Annual... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/world-news/india-tops-list-of-dubai-s-100-tourist-source-markets-59164.html
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Gulf countries, which are under pressure due to low oil prices, are increasing their efforts to woo Indian and Chinese travellers to boost the... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/gulf-region-turns-to-india-china-to-boost-tourism-report-117042600423_1.html
Qatar Airways engages in 'war of words' with American airlines

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al-Baker said here on Monday that American Airlines, Delta and the United Airlines were not representing the American... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a735527.html
HSBC predicts 100 Saudi Arabian listings in privatisation drive

By Tom Arnold, Saeed Azhar and Hadeel Al Sayegh DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's privatisation drive is likely to result in around 100 new stock... ...

http://www.sify.com/finance/hsbc-predicts-100-saudi-arabian-listings-in-privatisation-drive-news-economy-rerqy1jdahiee.html
Navy takes control of vessel hijacked by pirates

The Indian Navy today took control of a dhow with 10 crew members, nearly two weeks after the vessel was hijacked by pirates off the island of... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/606241/navy-takes-control-vessel-hijacked.html

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