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Stories written by Peter Mulvany

EU-Libya: €46 million additional funds to help address migration-related issues

The European Union’s Trust Fund for Africa adopted last week a program worth €46 million to reinforce the integrated migration and border management capacities of the Libyan authorities. The new actions respond to the measures proposed early July under the European Commission’s Action Plan to support Italy to address the migratory flows along the Central […]

August 1st, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jordanian justice charges Israeli guard with murder, King Abdullah urges Israel to observe justice

The Jordanian justice has charged with murder the Israeli guard who killed two Jordanians at a residence in the Israeli diplomatic mission in Amman, as Jordan asked Israel to honor justice by trying the killer. Ziv, only known by his first name has been charged in absentia in Jordan following his killing of 17-year old […]

July 28th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Amman disappointed over Israel’s celebration of killer of Jordanians at Israeli embassy

Jordanian Foreign minister Wednesday deplored the warm welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reserved to the Israeli security guard who killed two Jordanians in the Israeli embassy in Amman Sunday night. “It is a disgrace,” Ayman Safadi told Sky News Arabia “It would be appropriate if Israel acted diplomatically.” Safadi was commenting on PM Benjamin […]

July 27th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Malnutrition, cholera ‘a vicious combination’ in war-torn Yemen – UN agency chiefs

In Yemen, the world’s worst cholera outbreak is unfolding amid the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, crippling health, water and sanitation facilities in the country, and creating ideal conditions for diseases to spread, according to the heads of three United Nations agencies, who pointed out that nearly 80 per cent of Yemen’s children need immediate humanitarian […]

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

Syria: China wants dialogue for a political solution

China’s special envoy for Syria Xie Xiaoyan presently on a regional tour told reporters that Beijing “defends Syria’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.” He invited all the parties engaged in the ongoing war to “resolve their problems by increasing their communication” while highlighting that he is playing the “role of a mediator and trying to maintain […]

July 25th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Jordan, Israel at loggerheads over embassy shooting

An Israeli security guard killed two Jordanians in a shooting incident in the Jordanian embassy in Amman on Sunday. The shooting has reportedly been triggered when the security guard was attacked by a Jordanian carpenter with a screwdriver. The incident provoked a diplomatic stand-off between Amman and Tel Aviv as the latter argues that the […]

July 24th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Palestine: Fatah, Hamas could reach power-sharing deal, Dahlan

Fatah and Hamas could be on the verge of reaching a power-sharing agreement, which could further relax the blockade on the crossing point with Egypt. Revealing details of the possible agreement in a telephone interview with Associated Press, Mohammed Dahlan, a former Fatah politician in exile, hinted that the moment has arrived for political authorities […]

July 24th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Palestine: Jordan Discusses Al-Aqsa Situation with EU

Jordan, in its capacity as the custodian of the Al-Aqsa mosque, has sent its Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi to Brussels to meet with European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Moghreini. State-run Jordanian Petra News Agency reported that Safadi “warned against the repercussions of the recent tensions, which could be de-escalated by obliging Israel to respect […]

July 21st, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

US State Department Commends Morocco Counter-terror Strategy

Morocco, one of US major ally in the region, has a comprehensive counterterrorism strategy that includes vigilant security measures, regional and international cooperation, and counter-radicalization policies, says US annual country report 2016. The Moroccan government has treated counterterrorism as a top priority since the country experienced suicide bombing attacks in Casablanca in 2003, and that […]

July 20th, 2017 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Yemen: UN flight barred from Yemen by Saudi-led coalition

The Saudi-led coalition stopped a UN flight to fly from Djibouti to Sana’a, Yemen, because of security concerns. The flight was to carry an aid agency staff to the rebel-controlled city and also had three journalists from the BBC onboard. Ahmed Ben Lassoued, a spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs […]

July 19th, 2017 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

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