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Lebanese TV Show host to stand trial in October after insulting Turkey’s President

A Lebanese TV show host is due to stand a trial in October after he insulted Turkey and its leader that he referred to as “evil”. Neshan Der Haroutiounian has come under fired after he made insulting remarks about Turkey and its President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, The New Arab reports. Der Haroutiounian underlined his remarks […]

July 13th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Sudan reopens airports for flights from Turkey, UAE & Egypt

Sudan Thursday said it has re-opened Khartoum international airport for flights from UAE, Turkey and Egypt, after a four-month hiatus owing to covid-19 pandemic. Ibrahim Adlan, the general director of Sudan’s Civil Aviation Authority, said air traffic has partially resumed as of today for flights from Turkey, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Anadolu […]

July 10th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Pro Hezbollah supporters stage protest in Beirut against US top military envoy’s visit

Hundreds of Hezbollah supporters demonstrated Wednesday in capital Beirut to denounce the visit a top US military commander, The New Arab reports. The protestors occupied the road to leading to Beirut international airport as the US Central Command chief Kenneth F McKenzie arrived in Lebanese capital for a one-day visit. The trip according to the […]

July 9th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

EU wields Israel boycott if Tel Aviv goes ahead with annexation plan

The European Union, UE, will boycott Israel if it presses ahead with the annexation of the West Bank, the Jewish country’s foreign minister Gabi Ashkenazi warned Sunday. Ashkenazi reportedly indicated the EU has discussed punishing action against Israel if it goes ahead with annexation, noting that the punishment could include a halt of foreign ministers’ […]

July 6th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Sudan: Police Chief, deputy dismissed over connection with deposed Omar Bashir

Sudan’s Prime Minister Sunday dismissed the country’s head of internal security and his deputy after protests called for measures against officials linked to ousted President Omar al-Bashir, Anadolu news agency reports. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok took to Twitter to announce the dismissal of Ezz Eldin Sheikh Ali and Othman Mohamed Younes. The officials have replaced. […]

July 6th, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

Erdogan threats to shut down social media after daughter, son-in-law were insulted

President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Wednesday hinted at his regime plans to take control of social media that he referred to as “uncontrolled media” after he said his daughter was insulted online. The threats came following an address to officials of his ruling party AK Party after daughter Esra who is the wife of […]

July 2nd, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

West Bank annexation, a violation of international law – Boris Johnson

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged Israel not to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, underlining that the annexation would represent a violation of international law. “Annexation of the occupied West Bank would represent a violation of international law,” Johnson wrote in an opinion piece published in Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel’s top-selling daily. The […]

July 1st, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

COVID-19: CAF postpones 2021 AFCON to 2022, Moroccan Abdelmounaim Bah named SG

Owing to COVID-19 pandemic, the Confederation of the African Football, CAF, Tuesday, postponed to 2022 the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to take place in Cameroon. The decision was made following consultations with various stakeholders and in consideration of the covid-19 pandemic. Qualifiers for the scheduled tournament have been suspended due to the pandemic. […]

July 1st, 2020 | Posted in Headlines,World News | Read More »

French-Tunisian businessman eyeing Olympic de Marseille denies ties with Gulf investors

French-Tunisian businessman Mohamed Ayachi Ajroudi poised to buy French iconic football club Olympic de Marseille (0M) Tuesday said he was not operating on behalf of any investors from the Gulf. Ajroudi has made for himself in France after together with another French businessman and sports manager Mourad Boudjella presented to the public their project to […]

July 1st, 2020 | Posted in Gulf News,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Kuwait international Airport re-opens from August

Kuwait will resume accepting and operating commercial international flights from August 1 but on limited capacity until August next year, Zawya reports. The Gulf country’s aviation authority, The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Monday unveiled a three-phase plan aiming at opening the country’s airspace for the resumption of flights as its aviation sector gradually […]

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