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Qatar airways adds Ghana to African destinations with four weekly flights

Qatar’s national carrier, Qatar Airways will from September 29 operate four weekly flights to Accra, Ghana’s capital, as the airline continues its expansion on the African continent. “We are delighted to be launching flights to the capital of Ghana, one of the fastest growing economies in the region famed for its local hospitality and highly […]

September 18th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

41 arrested in Sudan over explosives possession

Sudanese security forces have detained 41 people for the possession of explosives deemed capable of destroying capital Khartoum, country’s judiciary said. “Forty-one people were arrested in possession of explosives, enough to destroy (the capital) Khartoum,” said public prosecutor Tagelsir al-Hebr in a press conference. Jamal Jumaa, spokesman for the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces told media […]

September 17th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Emirati Al Khaleej Paper Highlights Morocco’s Key Role in Ensuring Success of Libyan Dialogue

Emirati newspaper “Al Khaleej” has shed light on the important role played by Morocco in ensuring the success of the Libyan Dialogue held last week in Bouznika between the delegations of the High Council of State and the Parliament of Tobruk. In an article published this Monday, the publication underlines that the past two weeks […]

September 14th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Saudi Arabia to allow international commercial flights from Jan.1

International commercial flights to and from Saudi Arabia will resume from January 1 next year on the condition that all coronavirus-related precautionary measures are followed, state-run news agency SPA has announced. “Completely lifting the restrictions on citizens leaving and returning to the Kingdom, and allowing the opening of ports for the crossing of all means […]

September 14th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

EU naval force thwarts UAE’s plot to carry fuel to ally Haftar in Libya in breach of UN arm embargo

EU naval forces tasked to enforce UN arm embargo in the Mediterranean has arrested a ship allegedly carrying fuel from UAE to Libyan rebel war lord Khalifa Haftar, reports say. The forces, Irini, in a statement said that a German frigate, supported by an Italian frigate, stopped the merchant vessel Royal Diamond 7 just after […]

September 12th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Dubai-based DP World & Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) to inject further $4.5bn in investment platform

Dubai-based, global infrastructure-led supply chain solutions provider, DP World and its Canadian partner Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) Wednesday confirmed their plan to increase their investment platform with $4.5 billion. The commitment will bring the total size of the platform to $8 billion. DP World (55 per cent of the shares) and […]

September 4th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Kuwaiti citizens, residents allowed to travel to and from Gulf country from August 1

Kuwaitis and residents in the Gulf country can travel in and out from August 1, the government has announced. The decision however excludes residents hailing from Bangladesh, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Iran, Nepal. The Gulf Arab country was the first country in the region, in March, to halt international commercial flights as part of […]

July 30th, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,Uncategorized,World News | Read More »

Egypt: Ousted Mubarak dies 9 years after revolution

Fromer Egyptian autocratic leader Hosni Mubarak died this Tuesday at the age of 91, nine years after a revolution flashed him out of power. State TV announced the death of the man who ruled Egypt for 30 years, without revealing the causes of the demise. The family of the Kafr El Meselha-born had announced a […]

February 25th, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Turkey-Syria: Civilians ‘must not be a target’, UN Agencies

The scale-up in military operations in north-east Syria has forced tens of thousands of civilians to seek safety, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, one day after Turkey launched airstrikes and a ground offensive across the border. UNHCR is calling on all sides to respect international human rights law, which includes providing access […]

October 10th, 2019 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

UN Secretary General to Set up Board of Inquiry in Northwest Syria

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Thursday that he would establish an internal UN Headquarters Board of Inquiry to investigate a series of incidents that have occurred in northwest Syria since last September, when Russia and Turkey signed the Memorandum on Stabilization of the Situation in the Idlib De-escalation Area. According to his spokesperson, […]

August 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »