US-Islamic summit begins in Riyadh with more than 50 leaders participating

:: Saudi King Salman and US President Donald Trump spoke of cooperation between the Muslim world and the US More »

Read excerpts from Trump’s speech at Arab-Islamic-US Summit in Riyadh

:: The Arab-Islamic-American Summit will be held in Riyadh on Sunday, in which US President Donald Trump is also More »

Donald Trump meets with Gulf leaders in landmark Riyadh summit

:: US President Donald Trump on Sunday is meeting with heads from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Riyadh to More »

Kingdom, Washington agree ‘Joint Strategic Vision Declaration’

:: Saudi Arabia and the US on Saturday agreed a “Joint Strategic Vision Declaration” covering aspects like diplomacy, trade, More »

Saudi Crown Prince, Trump discuss measures on combating terrorism

:: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and United States President Donald Trump discussed way to further More »


Category Archives: Africa

Ben Ali nephew apologizes to Tunisia for corruption

:: Imed Trabelsi, a nephew of toppled Tunisian dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, apologized to the Tunisian people on national television Friday for the endemic corruption

Tribal elder, 5 others killed by car bomb south of Libya’s Benghazi

:: A car bomb killed a prominent tribal elder allied to eastern security forces and five other people outside a mosque in a town south of Benghazi

Tunisia economic growth picks up in first quarter

:: Tunisia’s embattled economy picked up in the first quarter of 2017, and there was a slight fall in unemployment, according to data published Monday by the

Envoy donates $10 million for relief operations in Somalia

:: Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf, who heads the Saudi delegation to the International Conference in Support of Somalia, recently announced the donation of $10 million for relief

Ethiopia’s star singer Teddy Afro makes plea for openness

:: Teddy Afro, Ethiopia’s superstar singer, is topping the Billboard world albums chart with “Ethiopia,” which less than two weeks after its release has sold nearly 600,000

Morocco delegation attends Pan-African Parliament session

:: A delegation of Moroccan parliamentarians is currently in South Africa to take part in the fourth session of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP), being held in Midrand,

Libya intercepts almost 500 migrants following sea duel

:: Libya’s coastguard on Wednesday intercepted a wooden boat packed with almost 500 migrants after duelling with a German rescue ship and coming under fire from traffickers,

Joint Declaration on the occasion of the EU-Tunisia Association Council of 11 May 2017

:: The thirteenth session of the Association Council of the European Union and Tunisia took place in Brussels on 11 May 2017. The session was co-chaired by

Chibok girls to reunite with parents ‘next week’: Nigeria

:: Eighty-two Chibok schoolgirls who were released after being held for more than three years by Boko Haram will be reunited with their parents next week, according

Tunisian president orders army to protect oil and gas fields

:: Tunisia’s President Beji Caid Essebsi on Wednesday ordered the army to protect phosphate, gas and oil production facilities after protests aimed at disrupting output broke out

Meeting to Advance Women Senior-level Representation in Libyan National Institutions

:: Under the auspices of the State Minister of Women’s Affairs and Community Development, Ms. Asma Al Usta, UNSMIL launched a study on Libyan Women in Leadership.

Over 80 missing after migrant boat sinks off Libya: Survivors tell UNHCR

:: At least 80 migrants including women and children were missing after a boat sank off the Libyan coast, survivors told the UN’s refugee agency Monday, in

1 million children refugees from South Sudan’s civil war

:: More than 1 million children have fled South Sudan’s civil war, two United Nations agencies said Monday, part of the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis. Another

Former presidents urge action to heal ‘sick’ S. Africa

:: Three former South African presidents for the first time issued a joint call for action recently to end the nation’s “worsening” political crisis, the latest campaign

Spanish naval ship saves 651 migrants off Libya

:: A Spanish navy ship rescued early Saturday 651 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe, said Spain’s Defense Ministry. It said the

Boko Haram releases 82 Chibok girls three years after kidnapping -Nigerian officials

:: Boko Haram militants have released 82 schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 who they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok in April

Actress Priyanka Chopra dismayed by child sexual abuse in Zimbabwe

:: Actress Priyanka Chopra says she is dismayed by the level of sexual violence against children in Zimbabwe. She says government officials there told her many young

Algeria ruling coalition wins legislative elections

:: The party of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and its coalition ally have won a clear majority of the seats in parliament, results released by the interior

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