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UN Chief Appoints Germany’s Horst Kohler New Personal Envoy for the Sahara

UN Secretary General António Guterres announced in New York, the appointment of Former German President Horst Köhler as his new Personal Envoy for the Sahara, succeeding to Christopher Ross. Kohler, who boasts over 35-year expereince in the German government and international organizations, was appointed by the new UN Secretary General Antonio Gueterres after receiving the […]

August 16th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Moscow supports a political solution to the Libyan crisis, Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov underlined Monday at a meeting in Moscow with Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar of the Libyan National Army (LNA) that Russia supports a political solution to the Libyan crisis and “the full-scale restoration of the statehood” of the North African country. Lavrov admitted that the situation in Libya remains difficult and […]

August 15th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

KSA-Iran: ‘Riyadh ready to renew ties with Teheran,’ Iraqi official

Saudi Arabia is ready to work out a rapprochement with rival Iran, Iraqi interior minister revealed, adding that he has been chosen by Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman to mediate between the two countries. Qassim al-Araji told his Iranian counterpart that Riyadh is eager to bridge rivalry between the two countries, The New Arab […]

August 15th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Iraq, Bahrain try to warm up strained ties

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed is currently on a visit to Iraq to boost ties between Manama and Baghdad as their relations have been tense following statements made by Iraqi officials after the conviction of several Bahraini citizens. The visiting Foreign Minister met separately with his Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Prime Minister Haider […]

August 14th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Morocco Candidate to Host 2026 soccer World Cup

Morocco announced Friday its official candidacy to host the 2026 soccer World Cup. The application was lodged by the Royal Moroccan Football Federation at the Federation Internationale de Football Association – FIFA. It is the country’s fifth candidacy after unsuccessful bids made in 1994, 1998, 2006 and 2010. Moroccan sports minister Rachid Talbi Alami said […]

August 12th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Israel strikes Hamas targets after projectile launch

Israel has launched missiles into the Gaza Strip in response to a missile that was fired from Gaza. The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said “a projectile hit an open region in the Ashkelon region” without causing any injuries. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack but the Jewish State holds Hamas responsible for all […]

August 9th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Clash between an Israeli, a Jordanian MP avoided by Netanyahu

A rendez-vous between a Jordanian and an Israeli member of parliament along the Allenby Crossing point between the two countries did not take place after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intervened. The meeting between Jordanian MP Yahya al-Saud and Oren Hazan of the Knesset was expected to be physical after the two men exchanged jabs on […]

August 4th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Yemen: Cholera outbreak uncontrollable, meningitis emerging

Save the Children, an international NGO, has raised the alarm that Yemen’s future could be in jeopardy if the cholera outbreak is not combatted as around 44% of the new cases are children under the age of 15. They also account for 32% of those who have succumbed to the disease. Tamer Kirolos, Save the […]

August 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco-Throne Day: King Lambasts Civil Service for Poor Governance, Weak Performance

King Mohammed VI has lambasted the Moroccan service civil for its poor governance and weak performance pointing out that many civil servants do not have the skills, qualifications or ambition required, a fact that hampers the materialization of the country’s ambitious development programs. In a strong-worded speech delivered Saturday on the occasion of Throne Day, […]

July 29th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

King Mohammed VI Denounces Israel’s Systematic Violations in Al-Quds

King Mohammed VI, Chairman of the Al-Quds Committee of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, has denounced the Israeli authorities’ continued, systematic violations in the city of Al-Quds Al-Sharif and around the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in blatant violation of international law. In a letter addressed to UN Secretary General António Guterres, King Mohammed VI deplored the Israeli […]

July 26th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

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