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Sudanese court prosecutes Hafter’s Dignity Forces supporters

  • 20 February 2019 - 00:17
Sudanese court prosecutes Hafter’s Dignity Forces supporters

Sudan's State Security Prosecution has referred a number of Sudanese suspects, it claimed that they belong to an armed group and had tried to recruit 1000 militants from a Libyan tribe to be used as combatants to fight alongside with Hafter's Dignity Forces in Libya. According to Sudanese...

New terrorism scenario in Egypt

  • 19 February 2019 - 22:25
New terrorism scenario in Egypt

  The source was quoted by Reuters on Tuesday morning as saying that an officer, at the rank of lieutenant colonel, died of his injuries in the explosion in al-Darb al-Ahmar neighborhood, near the Al-Azhar mosque in central Cairo, when trying to arrest a terrorist pursued by the police. The...

“THALLIUM” killed Arafat

  • 19 February 2019 - 17:21
“THALLIUM” killed Arafat

  Bassam Abu Sharif, the former advisor to the late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, revealed new information about the assassination of the late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat by toothpaste! Abu Sharif said in a televised interview, that Yasser Arafat was killed by the poison in...

Trump is bent on building the US-Mexico border wall before the election

  • 18 February 2019 - 20:18
Trump is bent on building the US-Mexico border wall before the election

White House advisor Stephen Miller said that US president Donald Trump's announcement of a state of emergency could allow hundreds of miles to be built from the border wall with Mexico before the elections in 2020. "We expect to build hundreds of miles, maybe 200 miles by September 2020, two...

Russia, Turkey, and Iran discuss in Sochi ending Syria’s crisis

  • 14 February 2019 - 12:20
Russia, Turkey, and Iran discuss  in Sochi ending Syria’s crisis

  Leaders from Russia, Turkey and Iran have descended on the Black Sea city of Sochi to discuss ways of ending Syria’s near-eight-year civil war. Meanwhile, hostile talk is emerging from a meeting of the US and its allies in Warsaw, Russia Today reported on Thursday. Ahead of...

The Pope says from UAE he rejects war in Libya, Yemen, Syria and Iraq

  • 5 February 2019 - 12:08
The Pope says from UAE he rejects war in Libya, Yemen, Syria and Iraq

In the first-ever papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula, Pope Francis has said that faith leaders have a duty to reject war as he called for religious freedom in the majority Muslim region. "War cannot create anything but misery, weapons bring nothing but death," the pope said on Monday,...

Tunisia’s UGTT enters a strike, Libyans first affected

  • 17 January 2019 - 13:52
Tunisia’s UGTT enters a strike, Libyans first affected

Tunisia’s biggest union, UGTT, started a nationwide strike Thursday affecting the country’s airports, schools and state media to protest the government’s refusal to raise the salaries of 670,000 public servants. Tunisia is under pressure from the International Monetary Fund to freeze public...

Two terrorists blow themselves up in Tunisia after clashing with security personnel

  • 3 January 2019 - 11:36
Two terrorists blow themselves up in Tunisia after clashing with security personnel

Two militants blew themselves up on Thursday following an exchange of fire with Tunisian security forces in the city of Jilma, 250 km (156 miles) south of the capital Tunis, the interior ministry said, Reuters reported. It added that the militants killed themselves after being encircled by...

US Senators intent on punishing Saudi Arabia for role in Khashoggi killing

  • 8 December 2018 - 21:25
US Senators intent on punishing Saudi Arabia for role in Khashoggi killing

Supporters of bipartisan legislation designed to strongly rebuke Saudi Arabia for the role its Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, allegedly played in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, say they believe they have secured enough votes for final passage. While the measure, sponsored by Sens....

Qatar to pull out of OPEC by next January

  • 3 December 2018 - 11:40
Qatar to pull out of OPEC by next January

Qatar announced on Monday it would withdraw from OPEC, mixing its aspirations to increase production outside of the cartel’s constraints with the politics of slighting the Saudi-dominated group amid the kingdom’s boycott of Doha. The surprise announcement from Qatar’s minister of state for...

US Foreign and Defense Secretaries tell Congress “MBS” isn’t linked to Khashoggi’s murder

  • 28 November 2018 - 21:22
US Foreign and Defense Secretaries tell Congress “MBS” isn’t linked to Khashoggi’s murder

The Trump administration has attempted to persuade the Senate not to cut off US military support to the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, arguing that it was in the US national interest and was helping to limit civilian casualties. The defence secretary, James Mattis and the secretary of state,...

Turkey will “detail” the murder of Khashoggi on Tuesday, Erdogan says

  • 22 October 2018 - 12:18
Turkey will “detail” the murder of Khashoggi on Tuesday, Erdogan says

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that he would use a speech to his country's parliament on Tuesday to reveal all the "details" in the killing of the Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Saudi Arabia has admitted that Khashoggi was...

Trump joins EU, UN in “not buying” Saudi account of Khashoggi’s murder

  • 21 October 2018 - 12:58
Trump joins EU, UN in “not buying” Saudi account of Khashoggi’s murder

US President Donald Trump says he is "not satisfied" with Saudi Arabia's account of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. On Friday, Saudi Arabia for the first time admitted that Mr Khashoggi was dead, saying he was killed in a "fist fight" in its Istanbul consulate. But that explanation has...

Saudi sidekick of Bin Salman suspect of assassination of Khashoggi

  • 18 October 2018 - 18:03
Saudi sidekick of Bin Salman suspect of assassination of Khashoggi

Saudi intelligence officer and former diplomat Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb played a "pivotal role" in the apparent assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a source familiar with the Turkish investigation has told CNN.   The source said that Mutreb was fully aware of "the...

CNN: Saudi Arabia preparing to admit Khashoggi was killed in Istanbul consulate by mistake

  • 15 October 2018 - 23:21
CNN: Saudi Arabia preparing to admit Khashoggi was killed in Istanbul consulate by mistake

The Saudis are preparing a report that will acknowledge that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death was the result of an interrogation that went wrong, one that was intended to lead to his abduction from Turkey, according to two sources speaking to CNN.   One source says the report...

Jamal Khashoggi: Dead or abducted in Istanbul

  • 7 October 2018 - 13:33
Jamal Khashoggi: Dead or abducted in Istanbul

Fears are growing over missing Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi, after Turkish officials said they believe he has been murdered. Mr Khashoggi, a Saudi national, went missing after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Tuesday. A Turkish official told the BBC that initial...

Death toll of Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami hit over 800

  • 30 September 2018 - 12:55
Death toll of Indonesia’s earthquake and tsunami hit over 800

The death toll more than doubled to over 800 in Indonesia Sunday, two days after a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the island of Sulawesi and triggered a tsunami that hit the coast soon after. Rescue officials are worried that the extent of the disaster could climb far past the...

Over 25 people killed in gunmen attack in Iran’s Ahvaz province

  • 22 September 2018 - 21:25
Over 25 people killed in gunmen attack in Iran’s Ahvaz province

Gunmen opened fire on an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the southwest city of Ahvaz, killing at least 25 people and wounding 53 others, local media reported. Four gunmen began shooting at people from behind the viewing stand, according to ISNA, the semi-official Iranian Students...

Saudi Arabia freezes trade with Canada after expelling its ambassador

  • 6 August 2018 - 20:27
Saudi Arabia freezes trade with Canada after expelling its ambassador

Saudi Arabia froze new trade and investment with Canada and expelled the Canadian ambassador, in a stern gesture of retaliation after Ottawa urged it to free arrested civil society activists. The sudden sharp response to criticism shows the limits of reforms by Saudi Arabia’s 32-year-old...

South Sudan government reaches peace deal with rebels, reports say

  • 5 August 2018 - 19:57
South Sudan government reaches peace deal with rebels, reports say

The South Sudan government reached a final peace deal and power-sharing agreement with the country’s main rebel group on Sunday, said the foreign minister of neighboring Sudan, which has been helping to broker the agreement, Reuters reported.  “In initials, an agreement on outstanding...