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More than 137,000 Somalia citizens have been forced to flee their homes Since the start of 2019. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 12, 2019 - 06:00 GMT
Over 137,000 Somalia citizens have been forced to flee their homes in the first quarter of 2019, an international humanitarian agency said on Thursday.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (KCNA VIA KNS/AFP)
April 11, 2019 - 22:00 GMT
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un says his country must deal a “serious blow” to those countries that seek to break Pyongyang with sanctions by reaching self-reliance.
The Trump administration on Monday designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 11, 2019 - 18:00 GMT
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned that it will firmly reciprocate the United States’ blacklisting of the elite force and teach the Islamic Republic’s enemies an “unforgettable lesson.”
Members of the Sudanese security forces wave their national flag and flash the
April 11, 2019 - 13:48 GMT
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who's led the African nation for three decades after seizing power, has been removed from power and the military coup appears to have taken hold.
A massive crowd of jubilant Sudanese people thronged squares and streets of central Khartoum ahead of an
April 11, 2019 - 12:55 GMT
Top Sudanese military officers are reportedly conducting intense consultations to form an interim ruling council.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange speaks on the balcony of the Embassy of Ecuador in London. (Justin TALLIS / AFP)
April 11, 2019 - 11:18 GMT
Julian Assange has been arrested by police after being ejected from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
Jordan's King Abdullah II speaks during the opening ceremony of the 2019 World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa. (Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)
April 11, 2019 - 11:12 GMT
The Qatari emir hosted Tarawneh on the sidelines of the closing proceedings of the International Parliamentary Union’s 140th session.
US Vice President Mike Pence and President Trump (AFP/ File Photo)
April 11, 2019 - 09:57 GMT
Pence encouraged the United Nations Security Council Wednesday to revoke the credentials of Venezuela's envoy and support opposition leader Juan Guaido as the nation's president.
Libya’s General Khalifa Haftar. (AFP/ File Photo)
April 11, 2019 - 09:18 GMT
Libya’s General Haftar has become powerful enough to move on Tripoli and he owes that strength to a group of international backers who peddle the narrative that he is fighting terrorism.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir addresses parliament in the capital Khartoum on April 1, 2019. (ASHRAF SHAZLY / AFP)
April 11, 2019 - 09:06 GMT
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down, military sources claimed on Thursday, in wake of continued calls for his resignation.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May holds a press conference after the European Council meeting on Brexit at The Europa Building at The European Parliament in Brussels on April 11, 2019. (Philippe HUGUEN / AFP)
April 11, 2019 - 08:18 GMT
European Union leaders and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed Wednesday to a six-month extension on Britain's deadline to withdraw from the bloc, EU Council President Donald Tush announced.
Algerian speaker of the upper house of parliament, Abdelkader Bensalah, is pictured during a parliamentary session at the Palais des Nations in the Algerian capital Algiers on April 9, 2019. (RYAD KRAMDI / AFP)
April 11, 2019 - 07:46 GMT
Algeria’s interim President Abdelkader Bensaleh on Tuesday said he will work for holding transparent and fair elections within 90 days.
Sudanese protesters wave a national flag and flash the victory sign as they sit atop a military vehicle next to soldiers near the capital Khartoum's military headquarters on April 7, 2019. (AFP)
April 11, 2019 - 07:43 GMT
Sudan's state TV announced on Thursday that army would make an important announcement soon.
Jordan’s Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz  (Twitter)
April 11, 2019 - 06:00 GMT
Jordan’s Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz clarified a controversy over an agreement to import gas from Israel, while reiterating his country’s rejection of the so-called “Deal of the Century” US peace proposal.
Libyan Marshal Khalifa Haftar, chief of the so-called Libyan National Army (AFP)
April 10, 2019 - 22:00 GMT
Khalifa Haftar, a former leader in Muammar Gaddafi's military who took control of much of eastern Libya with the support of Russia, Egypt and the UAE in the country's ongoing civil war, has launched a fresh offensive on Tripoli, Libya's internationally recognised capital.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Twitter)
April 10, 2019 - 18:00 GMT
U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman spoke by phone Wednesday to discuss regional developments, according to the Saudi Foreign Ministry.