Turkey condemns missile attacks targeting Saudi capital Riyadh

Turkey denounced missile attacks targeting Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh for the second time in three days. “We strongly condemn these attacks, which have targeted civilian settlements and appear to have been neutralised by Saudi air...

South Africa’s Zulu Princess Thembi: People think we’re murderers

https://www.bbc.com-image copyright AFP image caption The public fallout comes days after the death of Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu A South African princess has denied rumours that the Zulu queen who died only a month into...

Italian defence minister to visit Turkey to discuss Libya developments

Italian Defence Minister is set to visit the capital city of Ankara on Tuesday to meet his Turkish counterpart to discuss the recent developments in war-torn Libya, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Monday. Lorenzo Guerini’s trip...

Egypt parliament ratifies EEZ deal with Greece

The Egyptian parliament on Monday ratified an agreement designating an exclusive economic zone in the eastern Mediterranean between Greece and Egypt, an area containing offshore oil and gas reserves, Egyptian state-run newspaper Al Ahram English reported. Egyptian parliament’s legislative and...

Main opposition CHP vows to be ‘more visible’ in upcoming period

Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu, the chairman of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), has vowed that the main opposition party will be more visible in the coming period and continue to dispatch delegations across the country to explain the...

Miss Papua New Guinea stripped of her crown for TikTok twerking video

Lucy Maino faced intense online harassment over clip in incident that critics say highlights misogyny in PNG Lucy Maino was stripped of her Miss PNG crown for sharing a TikTok video of herself twerking. She...

UK PM Boris Johnson Enjoys Beer For First Time Since Lockdown Restrictions Were Eased

by Maxim Minaev British Prime Minister Boris Johnson took advantage of the good weather on Monday to finally drank his first pint of beer in a pub after COVID-19 pandemic restrictions were eased. During his work visit...

Top diplomat calls for solidarity with Africa amid pandemic

Solidarity with Africa is more essential than ever as the world struggles with the novel coronavirus, Turkey’s foreign minister said May 25 while marking Africa Day, the anniversary of the foundation of the African Union. “The unprecedented conditions...

Turkey, Russia nearing deal on Libya ceasefire, political process

Earlier on Wednesday night, Libya's internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj announced his intention to step down by the end of October in a speech delivered on state television. By REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin...

Gunmen free more than 1,800 inmates from Nigerian prison

By Tife Owolabi YENAGOA, Nigeria (Reuters) - More than 1,800 inmates escaped from a Nigeria prison in the southeastern city of Owerri after an attack by gunmen carrying rocket-propelled grenades, machine guns, explosives and rifles, the...

Nourin Mohamed Siddig: The African art of reciting the Koran

https://www.bbc.com-image copyright Naqa Studio Social media has enabled a revival in unique African styles of Koranic recitation, which were once dominated by Middle Eastern traditions and as Isma'il Kushkush reports a voice from Sudan has...

El-Sisi: Egyptian water rights are ‘national security issue’

It is not the first time that El-Sisi has described the water issue as a national security issue. (AFP) Short Url https://arab.news/ywepa-Mohammed Abu Zaid Meeting with Kenyan leader zeroes in on development, Renaissance Dam CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel...

Extremist fighter’s groundbreaking sex slavery trial opens at ICC

Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud accused of torture and extrajudicial punishments Jason Burke Africa correspondent  -  The  Guardian Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag Mahmoud forced hundreds of Malian women...

Suicide bombing kills civilian outside Turkish base in Somalia

Two people, including a suicide bomber were killed and one person wounded on June 23 morning after an attack outside Turkey's largest overseas military base in the Somali capital Mogadishu, according to a statement by Turkey's Defense...

Gun battles raging, explosions heard across Mogadishu as Somali govt forces seal off streets

Terrified civilians have been sheltering in place as government troops engaged opposition forces in prolonged gun battles across the Somali capital Mogadishu. There have been no reports of casualties as the fighting is ongoing. Intermittent...

ISIS in Mozambique ‘beheading’ children, reports say

"One mother told the agency she had had to watch as her 12-year-old son was killed in this way close to where she was hiding with her other children." https://www.jpost.com/-By SETH J. FRANTZMAN ISIS fighter...

Smaller protests in Myanmar as junta deploys more soldiers, armoured vehicles

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Protesters in Myanmar kept up demands on Monday for the release of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and an end to military rule, though crowds were smaller after the...

Libya Parliament Authorises Egypt Intervention in Principle

Libya's parliament has passed a motion authorising Egypt to intervene militarily if needed to safeguard the "national security" of both countries in light of what it termed a Turkish "occupation". The eastern-based legislature backs military...

Tigray Forces Claim to Have ‘Completely Destroyed’ an Ethiopian Army Division

by Sergei Gridnev An armed conflict between Ethiopia’s government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) started earlier in November after the government accused Tigray forces of conducting an attack on a military base in the...

Malawi to be first African state with embassy in Jerusalem

Malawi is one of the few African states with which Israel has continuously had diplomatic relations since its founding in 1964. https://www.jpost.com-By LAHAV HARKOV Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi welcomes Malawian counterpart Eisenhower Mkaka, November...