Morocco-Israel relationship will bring long-term benefits for both countries, says US Secretary Antony Blinken

U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken has welcomed the resumption of relations between Morocco and Israel and outlined that the Morocco-Israel relationship will bring long-term benefits for both countries. The Secretary “welcomed Morocco’s steps to improve relations with Israel Read more

Supporters of deposed Sudanese leader Bashir arrested for staging political gathering

Twelve members of the dissolved National Congress Party of deposed leader Omar Bashir have been arrested for participating in a political gathering, authorities said Thursday, Turkish news agency Anadolu reported. The statement from the Empowerment Removal and Funds Recovery Committee Read more

Qatar to require Covid-19 vaccinations for next year World Cup visitors

Qatar, host of 2022 FIFA World Cup, would require that all visitors of the Gulf country during the global football event are vaccinated against the covid-19 pandemic, Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani has hinted. “Right now there Read more

Two Iraqi security forces injured as forces shot dead subside bomber

Two Iraqi security forces have sustained injuries after the explosive belt of a subside bomber busted as security forces shot dead the terrorist, London-based Al Quds newspaper reports. The Iraqi defense ministry in a statement issued Thursday said security forces Read more

UAE commences logistical support to France’s military operation in Sahel region

United Arab Emirates, UAE, Monday said it has begun its logistical flights to support the France-led international alliance’s efforts in “combating terrorism along the African Sahel region.” The defense ministry of the Gulf country, Middle East Monitor (MEMO) noted, said Read more

Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Petroleum acquires stakes in Israeli natural gas field

Emirati international energy company, Mubadala Petroleum signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Delek Drilling to acquire 22 per cent of the Israeli company’s participation in Tamar natural gas field offshore in the Eastern Mediterranean. The deal pending approval of Read more

Egypt, Turkey to hold in May first high level talks amid détente

A Turkish diplomatic mission will visit Egypt early next month as both countries work to defuse the long standing row opposing Ankara and Cairo, Turkish presidency spokesman Ibrahim Kalın told Reuters Monday in an interview. Ties between both countries deteriorated Read more