Security tops agenda as Iraqi PM visits Egypt in first foreign trip

Security tops agenda as Iraqi PM visits Egypt in first foreign trip

ALGIERS: Hundreds of Algerian lawyers protested again on Saturday in the capital to demand the immediate resignation of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika who has been for 20 years in power.They gathered in Algiers’ center, the scene of mass protests for one month, holding up slogans that read: “Respect the will of the people” and “Yes to […]

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Taliban claim twin blasts that kill four at Afghan stadium | News

Taliban claim twin blasts that kill four at Afghan stadium | News

Two explosions went off inside a stadium hosting an agricultural show in southern Afghanistan killing four people and wounding 31, government officials said. The blasts took place in Lashkar Gah, the capital of the volatile Helmand province, as people marked Farmers’ Day as part of Persian New Year celebrations, attended by nearly 1,000 people. Local Afghan news […]

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Her Excellency Sheikha Hind Attends International Universities Arabic Debating Championship Closing Ceremony

Princess Sumaya University for Technology in Jordan takes First Place Doha, Qatar, (AETOSWire) : Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO of Qatar Foundation (QF), attended the closing ceremony of the fifth edition of the International Universities Arabic Debating Championship (IUDC) organized by QatarDebate, a member of QF. The championship […]

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Arab coalition targets Houthi military camps in Sanaa

Arab coalition targets Houthi military camps in Sanaa

Renewed US-led airstrikes pound Daesh holdouts According to SDF spokesman Kino Gabriel, hundreds of Daesh fighters, including some women, still remain on the outskirts of the encampment Updated 23 March 2019 AFP March 23, 2019 03:05 SOUSA, SYRIA: US-led warplanes bombed the north bank of the Euphrates River in eastern Syria on Friday to flush […]

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Mueller ends Trump-Russia probe: All the latest updates | USA News

Mueller ends Trump-Russia probe: All the latest updates | USA News

US Special Counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his nearly two-year investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 presidential election, any possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow and whether President Donald Trump unlawfully sought to obstruct the probe.  On Friday, Mueller handed over his report to Attorney General William Barr, who has said he will […]

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Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed praises Jacinda Ardern and lights up Burj Khalifa to honor New Zealand

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed praises Jacinda Ardern and lights up Burj Khalifa to honor New Zealand

Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed praises Jacinda Ardern and lights up Burj Khalifa to honor New Zealand DUBAI: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai, thanked Jacinda Ardern on Friday for her ‘sincere empathy’ following the attack on two New Zealand mosques that killed 50 Muslims. The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, was […]

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Humanitarian aid slowly penetrates Zimbabwe's inaccessible areas | News

Humanitarian aid slowly penetrates Zimbabwe’s inaccessible areas | News

Chimanimani, Zimbabwe – A week since Cyclone Idai made landfall in eastern Zimbabwe, authorities and aid groups are stepping up relief efforts on the ground as the hardest-hit areas are slowly becoming more accessible. The government and humanitarian agencies have dispatched food supplies and emergency response units in the region to assist thousands of people […]

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Pompeo: Hezbollah stands in the way of Lebanese people’s dreams

Pompeo: Hezbollah stands in the way of Lebanese people’s dreams

BEIRUT: Hezbollah stands in the way of Lebanese people’s dreams and defies the state, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a press conference on Friday.   He addded that the group puts Lebanon on the front lines of Iran’s proxy campaigns, and that it will take courage for Lebanon to stand up to Hezbollah’s criminality, terror and […]

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Overloaded ferry sinks in Iraq's Tigris River, at least 100 die | News

Overloaded ferry sinks in Iraq’s Tigris River, at least 100 die | News

At least 100 people are reported drowned in Iraq‘s city of Mosul after their ferry capsized in the Tigris River. Around 200 people were on board the ferry when the incident took place. It was carrying families celebrating Nowruz, the Persian New Year. The victims included many women and children. Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim reports […]

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Blast at Chinese chemical plant kills 47, injures 640 | News

Blast at Chinese chemical plant kills 47, injures 640 | News

A massive explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China killed 44 people and injured more than 600, state media said on Friday. The blast – which registered as a small earthquake in Jiangsu province – inflicted the latest casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has angered the public. The explosion occurred on […]

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