Middle East

Riyadh, June 20: Saudi Arabia today lifted coronavirus-related travel restrictions on its citizens travelling to India and three other countries.

Saudi Arabia is set to announce a new visa scheme allowing visa-free travel for GCC residents, according to reliable sources.

Washington: The new I2U2 grouping of India, Israel, UAE and the US will hold its first virtual summit next month as part of the Biden administration's efforts to re-energise and revitalise American alliances across the world, according to the White House.

A new report has revealed that Israeli forces demolished about 1,032 Palestinian homes and buildings in the occupied cities of West Bank and East al-Quds in 2021.

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has announced the lifting of measures that had been taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including the requirement to wear face masks in closed places, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported, citing an interior ministry statement.

Kuwait City, June 13: The government of Kuwait has taken steps to deport Muslim expatriate workers including Indians for taking part in the “illegal” demonstration at the Fahaheel area after Friday prayers over the controversial remarks against Prophet Muhammed by now-suspended BJP leaders in India.

Russian and Syrian fighter jets have conducted a joint aerial patrol over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, and participated in real combat conditions against mock enemy warplanes and unmanned military aircraft.

Kuwait City, June 6: A Kuwaiti supermarket pulled Indian products from its shelves and Iran became the latest Middle Eastern country to summon the Indian ambassador as a row grew on Monday over a ruling party official's remarks about the Prophet Mohammed.

Doha, June 5: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar on today summoned India's envoy to condemn filthy remarks by a BJP official against Prophet Muhammad.

Kuwait City, June 4: An earthquake shook Kuwait early on Saturday morning.