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The drive by private sector refiners to import larger quantities of from Russia is likely to impact India’s diplomatic standing with Western allies and West Asia. Urals trades at significant discounts to the benchmark Brent, making it a compelling option for refiners in the public and private sectors.
#BusinessStandard #Western #Russia #BusinessIndustrial #EnergyUtilities #OilGas


1 weeks ago

India, Israel, US, UAE are I2U2, summit next month

US President Joe Biden will host a virtual summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Israel Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and UAE President Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan during his visit to West Asia from July 13 to 16. A meeting of the foreign ministers of the four countries took place when External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar was visiting Israel in October 2021. The meeting will take place at the level of heads of government/state — an upgrade.
#JoeBiden #India #LawGovernment #Government #News


2 weeks ago

In first trip to West Asia, Biden set to reset US ties with Saudi Arabia

US President Joe Biden will travel to Saudi Arabia and meet with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Biden administration had blamed MBS for the 2018 killing of Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi. Biden had threatened to make Saudi Arabia a “pariah” and “pay a price” when he took office.
#Biden #MBS #Saudi #WestAsia #LawGovernment #Government #News


2 weeks ago

West Asia, Arab nations brought India to its knees: Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that because of the BJP, the Prime Minister was insulted, the country had to face embarrassment. He said the country was brought to its knees and ‘forced to apologise” by the Arab countries following the controversial remarks made by its then spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Prophet Mohammad.
#UddhavThackeray #BJP #Arab #WestAsia #News #Politics


3 weeks ago

PM Modi praises ties with Iran after meeting FM Hossein amid Prophet insult row

PM Narendra Modi praises ties with Iran after meeting FM Hossein Amir-Abdollahian. Abdollahian is on a three-day visit to India to further enhance bilateral ties. The Iranian foreign minister also met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval. The talks took place in the backdrop of widespread anger in West Asia over controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammed.
#Modi #Iranian #Iran #News #Politics #LawGovernment


3 weeks ago

Afternoon brief: What Shiv Sena MP said to West Asia after Al-Qaeda threat

Al-Qaeda in the Subcontinent (AQIS) reportedly issued a letter threatening suicide attacks in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Mumbai and Delhi to fight for the dignity of our Prophet. PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Biotech Start-up Expo 2022 marking the 10th anniversary of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council.
#NarendraModi #ShivSena #AlQaeda #WestAsia #News


3 weeks ago

Sena MP's message to West Asia after Al-Qaeda threat: No religion is so fragile…

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi stressed difference between respect for religious sentiments and threats based on it. Terror outfit Al-Qaeda in the Subcontinent (AQIS) reportedly issued a letter threatening suicide attacks in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Mumbai and Delhi to fight for the dignity of our Prophet.
#PriyankaChaturvedi #ShivSena #WestAsia #SensitiveSubjects


3 weeks ago

Qatar summons Indian envoy to protest controversial remarks against Prophet

Qatar summons Indian ambassador to protest ‘controversial remarks’ against Prophet Mohammed made by a former BJP spokesperson. The envoy made it clear the comments didn’t reflect the government’s position and were the “views of fringe elements” The development follows a groundswell of anger in West Asia, especially Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
#Prophet #BJP #Indian #Qatar #News #Politics


3 weeks ago