Qatar hosts FIFA Arab Cup 2021 in buildup to next FIFA world cup

Qatar will host in the December this year FIFA Arab Cup, a tournament grouping Arab countries in the Middle East and North Africa, in preparation for the FIFA World Cup which the country is set to stage next year. The Read more

Security challenges in the Horn of Africa: The regional Authority of Igad held an extraordinary meeting in Djibouti

Faced with a particularly turbulent end of the year in the Horn of Africa, the regional authority of Igad held an extraordinary meeting Sunday in Djibouti, in the presence of the chairman of the African Union commission, to discuss the Read more

Beijing will boost military ties with Djibouti – Top official

China will boost military ties with Djibouti, strategically located in the Horn of Africa, state media reported on Thursday. China is seeking closer ties with African nations that could help it gain access to natural resources and provide new markets. Read more

Nine Countries Withdraw from Arab-African Summit in Solidarity with Morocco

Nine countries showed support for Morocco’s territorial integrity by withdrawing from the Arab-African summit held in Equatorial Guinea’s capital Malabo in protest over the presence of the flag of the Polisario separatists. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Jordan, Read more

Majority of African Countries Want Morocco Re-Take its Place in African Union

Several African countries have been urging Morocco to return to the African Union for many years. They say they want to see the North African Kingdom, one of the founding members of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) regain its Read more