Libya’s electoral Commission disqualifies Saif al Islam Gaddafi

Libya’s electoral body, High National Elections Commission (HNEC), has invalidated the candidacy of Saif al Islam Gaddafi, the son of former leader Muammar Gaddafi, for failing to meet requirements. The HNEC published Wednesday list of 75 candidates vetted for the Read more

UAE, Turkey central banks sign cooperation agreements

The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) and the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed cooperation agreement between the two institutions on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed’s visit to Ankara Read more

Morocco: Israeli Defense Minister Gantz signs Israel’s first-ever defense MOU with an Arab country

Israel’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Benjamin Gantz, was received on Wednesday in Rabat, upon High Royal Instructions, by the Minister Delegate to the Head of Government, in charge of the National Defense Administration and by the Lieutenant Read more

UK Fully Outlaws Hamas; Palestinian FM Denounces Decision

The United Kingdom Home Secretary Priti Patel on Friday announced that the Palestinian militant group Hamas is outlawed in the country in its entirety. “Today I have taken action to proscribe Hamas in its entirety,” Patel tweeted. “This government is Read more

Qatar, Brazil sign military cooperation agreement

Qatar and Brazil signed Wednesday a military cooperation agreement on the sideline of the visit Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is paying to the Gulf country. The Qatari Defense Minister, Khalid Al-Attiyah and his Brazilian counterpart, Walter Souza Braga Netto initialed Read more

The head of Al Jazeera in Sudan has been released after 2 days in detention

Al-Jazeera’s Khartoum bureau chief, Sudanese Al-Moussalami al-Kabbachi, was released on Tuesday, the Qatari channel announced, while hundreds of arrests have taken place since the October 25 coup in this East African country. Arrested on Sunday at his home, Mr. Kabbachi Read more