India, Other Nations to Benefit from US Waiver on Iran Oil Buys, Minister
India and other leading oil buyers will benefit from the waiver the United States has granted them from Iran sanctions, the South Asian nation’s oil minister said on Saturday.
Trump’s Sanctions on Iran Tested by Oil-Thirsty China, India
Shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump announced in May he would reimpose sanctions on Iran, the State Department began telling countries around the world the clock was ticking for them to cut oil purchases from the Islamic Republic to zero.
India yet to Work out Payment Mechanism for Iran Oil Imports, Government Official Tells CNBC TV18
India has not yet worked out a payment mechanism for continued purchase of Iranian oil, a finance ministry official told CNBC TV18 news channel.
More than 7,000 Indians Held in Jails Abroad, Most in Gulf Prisons
A report said that the Middle-East countries have the highest number of Indian prisoners in foreign jails, according to data shared by the external affairs ministry.
Mutual Visa Exemption for Diplomats between India and Bahrain
Bahrain and India signed an agreement on Exemption from Short Stay Visa for holders of Diplomatic and Official/Special Passports, during the visit of Indian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sushma Swaraj to Manama.
Arrivals from India’s Kerala to Undergo Medical Check-up at Bahrain Airport after Deadly Nipah Virus Outbreak
The passengers arriving from the Indian state of Kerala will undergo a medical check-up at Bahrain Airport after two reported cases of the fatal Nipah virus
India Says it Only Follows U.N. Sanctions, not Unilateral US Sanctions on Iran
India only abides by sanctions imposed by the United Nations and not those imposed by any other country, such as ones announced by the United States against Iran, India’s foreign minister said on Monday.
Reuters: Bahrain Asks Nationals to Avoid Traveling to India's Kerala
Bahrain has asked its nationals to avoid traveling to India’s Kerala until an outbreak of the rare Nipah virus, spread by fruit bats, is under control, the Gulf state’s consulate in Mumbai said on its Twitter account on Wednesday.
350 Thousand Indians Living in Bahrain, Death Average among Them Higher than that in Qatar
Statistics revealed that the number of Indians living in Bahrain is 350 thousand versus 325 thousand in the UK.
India Interrogates Officials of Bank Branch in Bahrain over Biggest Bank Fraud Case
Two Bahrain residents (whose nationality has not been identified) have been questioned by India's Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Abdulrahman Al-Qaud Hands his Credentials to Indian President as Bahrain’s Ambassador
The President of the Republic of India, Ram Nath Kovind, received the credentials of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Bahrain in New Delhi, Abdulrahman Mohammed Al-Qaud.
Bodies of 38 Indian Workers Killed by IS Arrive Home from Iraq
The bodies of 38 Indian construction workers kidnapped and murdered in Iraq by the Islamic State group returned home on Monday four years after their disappearance.
In World first, Air India Crosses Saudi Airspace to Israel
Air India launched on Thursday the first scheduled service to Israel to be allowed to cross Saudi airspace, a sign of a behind-the-scenes improvement in ties between the Arab kingdom and the Jewish state.
Air India Says Gets Saudi's Nod to Fly from New Delhi to Tel Aviv over Saudi Airspace
Saudi Arabia has given Air India permission to fly between New Delhi and Tel Aviv over Saudi airspace, the airline’s spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday, ending a 70-year ban and marking a diplomatic shift.
Al-Zoabi: Companies Benefiting from Free Trade Agreement with US are Indian and Pakistani
President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain Qays Al-Zoabi said that the US is working on putting into effect all articles of the free trade agreement with Bahrain to achieve greater chances of profit for both countries.
Israel Hopeful about Saudi Overflights for Airliners to Tel Aviv
An Israeli cabinet minister voiced hope on Friday that Saudi Arabia would allow Air India to fly to and from Tel Aviv through Saudi airspace.
Air India asks to Fly over Saudi Arabia on Planned Israel Route
Air India said on Wednesday it plans to begin direct flights to Israel and has proposed they pass through Saudi airspace, a route so far off-limits to Israel-bound commercial planes.
Indian Ambassador to Bahrain: More than 350 Thousand Indians Reside in Bahrain
Indian Ambassador to Bahrain Alok Kumar Sinha said that “the number of Indian community in Bahrain exceeds 350 thousand,” adding that “50% of the foreign communities in Bahrain are Indians.”
“The Times of India”: Indian Youths Killed with ISIS were Members of Extreme Salafi Group in Bahrain
The Indian “The Times of India” newspaper said that Indian youths, who were killed while fighting for the Islamic State in Syria, were the members of an extreme Salafi group in Bahrain before they joined the outfit (IS).
Indian Migrant Worker Dies after Leaving Qatar World Cup Venue
An Indian man working on a Qatar World Cup stadium where rights groups say labor abuses have occurred, died of a heart attack this month in an incident the tournament's organizers said on Thursday was not due to his working conditions.