UAE begins “tactical” pullout of troops from Yemen

The UAE has begun an operation redistributing its troops in Yemen for “strategic and tactical” reasons, Al Arabiya has reported citing an official, who added that the move had been coordinated with coalition ally Saudi Arabia. The move…

Sudan: Protesters demand justice for killed persons

Thousands of Sudanese flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities Saturday to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in as the country's ruling generals and pro-democracy movement prepared to sign…

US embassy in Tunisia shuts doors due to security reasons

The US Embassy in Tunisia closed doors to the public on Monday due to security reasons. "Due to security concerns, the US Embassy will be closed to the public on Monday, July 1st, except for emergency services," the embassy said in a…

US President Trump makes historic step into North Korea

US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone on Sunday and agreed to revive talks on the pariah nation's nuclear program. Trump, pressing his bid for a legacy-defining accord,…

Saudi authorities probe Halal nightclub opening in Jeddah

Saudi Arabia's General Entertainment Authority (GEA) on Thursday denied it had given the green light for the opening of a nightclub in the coastal city of Jeddah. In a statement posted on its official Twitter account, the GEA announced…

Two oil tankers explode after being hit in Gulf of Oman

Several of crew members have been rescued after abandoning two oil tankers hit by explosions in the Gulf of Oman. Ship operators said 21 crew on board the Kokuka Courageous and 23 on the Front Altair had been evacuated. Iran rescued…

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