Naval exercise starts off Karachi at the AMAN-2021 multinational drills

RT published this video item, entitled “Naval exercise starts off Karachi at the AMAN-2021 multinational drills” – below is their description. The naval phase of the AMAN-2021 drills has started in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Pakistan. The multinational exercise brings together over 40 countries, including Russia, China and several NATO nations. READ … Read more Naval exercise starts off Karachi at the AMAN-2021 multinational drills

$50bn housing project threatens mangroves on Pakistani island

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “$50bn housing project threatens mangroves on Pakistani island” – below is their description. Environmentalists in Pakistan are warning that a $50bn real estate project planned by the government to develop two islands in the Arabian Sea could lead to an environmental disaster. The islands, near Karachi, are … Read more $50bn housing project threatens mangroves on Pakistani island

At Least Three Dead After Militants Attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi

Militants attacked the stock exchange in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Monday, killing at least three people — two guards and a policeman, according to police. Special police forces deployed to the scene of the attack and in a swift operation secured the building, killing all four gunmen. A third security guard was reported … Read more At Least Three Dead After Militants Attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi

Why have southern Yemen separatists seized Socotra? | Inside Story

The latest flashpoint in Yemen’s five year civil war is a remote island in the Arabian sea. Socotra is sometimes compared to the famous Galapagos islands in the Pacific. The plants and animals on the World Heritage Site are found nowhere else on earth. Now they are in a war zone. The Southern Transitional Council … Read more Why have southern Yemen separatists seized Socotra? | Inside Story

Japan’s ‘Takanami’ destroyer departs for Middle East mission to guard oil sea lanes

Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force “Takanami” destroyer left for the Middle East mission to guard sea lanes where Japan sources nearly 90 per cent of its crude oil. A ceremony marking the event was led by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was held at Yokosuka Naval Base, Kanagawa prefecture, on Sunday. The warship departed the naval … Read more Japan’s ‘Takanami’ destroyer departs for Middle East mission to guard oil sea lanes

Depression In Arabian Sea Carrying Winds of Up to 85 kmph

A depression in the Arabian Sea will increase intensity over the next 72 hours with winds peaking at gusts of up to 85 kmph on late Monday, early Tuesday. The depression will become a cyclonic storm, moving towards the Omani coast. Pressure at the centre of the storm is around 998 HPA and seas near … Read more Depression In Arabian Sea Carrying Winds of Up to 85 kmph

Bad Weather Forecast for Gulf of Aden

A depression moving through the Arabian Sea is forecast to reach the Gulf of Aden by 10th / 11th November 2011. The cyclonic storm will see gusts of up to 85 kmph and very rough seas near the system centre. According to forecasts from the regional specialized meteorological centre in New Delhi, the storm is … Read more Bad Weather Forecast for Gulf of Aden

India: Severe Weather Warning for Cyclone “Phet”

Cyclone Phet is threatening severe weather of the coast of India in the Arabian Sea. A severe weather warning from the Indian Meteorological Department was issued on June 3rd 2010 and is as follows: Heavy Rainfall Warning Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall will occur over Assam & Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh over the next … Read more India: Severe Weather Warning for Cyclone “Phet”