President Buhari Visits Mausoleum of Turkey's Founding Father
[APC (Nigeria)] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, laid a wreath at the mausoleum of Turkey's founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before meeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace.
AllAfrica | 20-Oct-2017 15:57

Nigeria:Buhari Salutes 'Constructive Media Coverage' of Failed Coup in Turkey
[APC (Nigeria)] President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Ankara said the international media must be commended for their 'constructive coverage' of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt in Turkey.
AllAfrica | 20-Oct-2017 15:49

With Wide Arab Participation.. Meeting of Higher Advisory Committee for Standardization Launched in Khartoum
[SNA] Khartoum -The Higher Advisory Committee for Standardization held its 49 th meeting, Thursday, in Khartoum, under the auspices of the Industrial and Mining Arab Organization, hosted by the Sudanese standardization and Meteorology Authority, and chaired by Dr. Awad Mohamed Ahmed Sakarab.
AllAfrica | 20-Oct-2017 15:13

Sudan:Investment State Minister Underlines Private Relationship With Saudi Arabia
[SNA] Khartoum -The State Minister of the Ministry of Investment, Osama Faisal, affirmed the importance of economic and trade relations between Sudan and Saudi Arabia, calling for their promotion for benefiting from the potential of the two countries to serve the welfare of the two peoples.
AllAfrica | 20-Oct-2017 15:13

Sudan:FVP Affirms Support to Saudi Investments in Sudan
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic and Natioanl Prime Minister, Gen. Bakri Hassan Saleh has underscored support and encouragement to Saudi Arabia investments in Sudan.
AllAfrica | 20-Oct-2017 10:49

Somalia:Kuwait Provides Medical Aid to Somalia
[Shabelle] Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS), in coordination with the Direct Aid Society, announced Wednesday a new batch of medical assistance to treat victims in Somalia following the recent terrorist bombings in Mogadishu.
AllAfrica | 19-Oct-2017 10:05

Tanzania:Oman Assures Tanzania of Commitment to Industrial Growth
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The King of Oman, Sayyid Al Said, has assured Tanzania of his country's commitment to investing in industries, oil and gas as well as adding value to minerals being extracted in the country.
AllAfrica | 19-Oct-2017 09:26

Egypt:Sisi Holds Phone Talks With King Abdullah II of Jordan
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held a phone conversation with King Abdullah II of Jordan to discuss ties and means to boost cooperation.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:28

Sudan:Sudan Welcomes Arab League's Support for Lifting of U.S. Sanctions
[Focac] Khartoum -Sudan on Tuesday expressed appreciation over stances of the Arab League (AL) in support of Khartoum at all regional and international forums, as well as on the lifting of U.S. sanctions.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:25

Ethiopia:Saudi Vision 2030 Centers On Mutual Benefits With Ethiopia - Ambassador
[Ethiopian Herald] Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Ethiopia Abdullah Faleh Alarjani says Ethiopia is one of the potential beneficiaries of his country's economic restructuring plan, Vision 2030.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:21

Nigeria:Buhari Leaves for Turkey Today
[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Nigeria for Istanbul, Turkey, to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on October 20, 2017.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 11:44

First Vice - President Receives Arab League's Secretary General
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, has received a congratulation from the Arab League to the government and people of Egypt on the lifting of the American sanctions.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 12:02

Ministry of Intl Cooperation, Arab League Reviews Success of Arab Conference for Sudan Development
[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of International Cooperation Idriss Suleiman met at his Office Sunday with the Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Affairs of the League of Arab States Dr. Kamal Hassan Ali, in the presence of the State Minister at the Ministry of International Cooperation Hussein Al-Hindi.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 12:01

Deputy Prime Minister and Information Minister Meets Chairman of Saudi Journalists Commission
[SNA] Riyadh -The Minister of Information and Deputy Prime Minister, Dr. Ahmed Bilal, and the accompanying delegation met Saturday evening at the headquarters of Al-Gazeera newspaper in Riyadh with the Chairman of the Saudi Journalists Commission, Khalid Al-Malik, and members of the committee.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 11:50

First Vice President to Address Arab Forum for Standardization and Consumer Protection Monday
[SNA] Khartoum -First Vice President of the Republic and National Prime Minister Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih is due to address the inaugural sitting of the activities of the two-day Arab Forum for Standardization and Consumer Protection at Al-Salam Rotana Hotel, which is to be attended by 75 Arab and international experts including standardization and consumer protection specialists, constitutional and executive leaderships and civil society organizations.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 11:50

Minister of Information Visits Saudi Press Agency
[SNA] Riyadh -The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman visited headquarters of Saudi Press Agency (SPA) at Al-Sahafa neighborhood in Riyadh as part of his current official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he was accompanied by General Manager of Sudan News Agency(SUNA), Awad Gadain and Director of the National Broadcasting and TV Corporation , Al-Zubair Osman Ahmed.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 11:27

Sudan:Minister of Information - Saudi Arabia Role in Lifting Sanctions On Sudan Underscores Firmness of Relations Between the Two Countries
[SNA] Jeddah -The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman said the roe being played by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in revocation of sanctions on Sudan asserts strength of relations between the two countries.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 11:27

Tanzania:Tanzania, Iran Team Up in Fighting Terrorism
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania and Iran have teamed up to share experiences in bid to establish joint effort in fighting terrorism.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 09:23

Nigeria:Israel, Nigeria Partner on Education of Children With Special Needs
[This Day] Abuja -The Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Israel in Abuja, Nadav Goren, has disclosed of plans to collaborate with Nigeria in building capacity for the education of children suffering from autism and other disabilities.
AllAfrica | 15-Oct-2017 07:00

Sudan: Ambassador Sanossi Meets Saudi Foreign Minister
[SNA] Riyadh -Sudan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Amassed or, Abdul Basit Badawi Al-Sanosi met, Thursday, the Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel al-Jubeir and conveyed to him message from the Minister, Prof. I brahma Ghandour who appreciated the role and the efforts exerted by the Kingdom which led to the lifting of the US sanctions imposed on Sudan.
AllAfrica | 13-Oct-2017 12:27

Tanzania: King of Oman Is in Zanzibar
[Citizen] Zanzibar -A delegation of 300 people who are representing Oman King Sheikh Sultan Qabous bin Said on Thursday, October 12, arrived in Zanzibar aboard a ship christened'Fulk Al Salamah'normaly used by the royal family.
AllAfrica | 13-Oct-2017 09:34

Somalia: Iran Foreign Ministry Protests to Somalia Over Fishing Boat Shooting
[Shabelle] Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has condemned Somalia for opening fire on an Iranian fishing boat and killing the captain of the vessel and injuring another sailor.
AllAfrica | 12-Oct-2017 15:52

Cameroon: Cameroon-Saudi Arabia - Discussions to Strengthen Relations At MINREX
[Cameroon Tribune] External Relations Minister yesterday October 11, 2017 granted separate audiences to the outgoing British High Commissioner and the Saudi Ambassador to Cameroon
AllAfrica | 12-Oct-2017 13:35

South Africa: Dubai-Bound Man Caught With Over R10-Million Worth of SA and Foreign Currency
[SAPS] Cape Town -A 38-year-old SA citizen was arrested in the Cape Town International Airport on Wednesday afternoon after he was found with two suit cases filled with cash valued at millions of rand.
AllAfrica | 12-Oct-2017 12:18

Al-Bashir Receives Delegation of Gulf Union for Sustainable Development
[SNA] Khartoum -President of thse Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir received in the Republican Palace, Wednesday, a delegation of Gulf Union for Sustainable Development led by the Union's Chairman of Board of Directors, Dr Abdul-Mhsin Al-Mugdad.
AllAfrica | 12-Oct-2017 10:45

Ethiopia: The Ever Widening Ethio-Arab Economic Ties
[Ethiopian Herald] The historical, cultural and religious resemblance between Ethiopia and the Arab world is the asset paving the way for the two parties to work together for a meaningful economic relation and reap the fruit of their engagement.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 18:05

Mauritius: Ambassador of Qatar to Mauritius Meets Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] The Ambassador of Qatar to Mauritius with residence in Swaziland, Mr Yousuf Bin Mohammed Al-Mahmoud, paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, today at the New Treasury Building in Port Louis.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 16:24

Mauritius: Mauritius and Iran Explore Avenues of Economic and Cultural Cooperation
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius and Iran are exploring prospects of tapping areas of cooperation pertaining to trade and economic exchanges as well as cultural, tourism and education sectors.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 16:22

Africa: Israel's Lack of Siege Mentality, Africa's Cornucopia of It
[Addis Fortune] The state of Israel is arguably the world's only country where its four-star generals are subject to court marshal for overachievement. The reverse is true for most parts of the world. For example, the late Ariel Sharon, an army general and later a prime minister, was among the top brass from the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) who has been mired in controversy. And yet, the merits for anyone in the armed forces of Israel, including the generals, is often weighed up against their flawless military acumen to m
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 15:55

South Africa: Arts and Culture Hosts Public Lecture On the Plight of the People of Palestine
[Govt of SA] The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) in collaboration with the Embassy of Palestine in South Africa will on Thursday, 12 October 2017 host a public Lecture on the plight of the Palestinian people at the University of Venda, Thohoyandou in Limpopo. The Lecture will be led by Mr Hashem Dajani, the Palestine Ambassador to South Africa.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 11:28

Dr. Gholam-Eddin - Effective Participation of Housing Fund in Arab Conference for Investment and Real Estate Development
[SNA] Khartoum -The Secretary General of the National Fund for Housing and Reconstruction and head of Sudan delegation to the Arab Conference for Investment and Real Estate Development, which was hosted recently by the UAE, Dr. Gholam-Eddin Osman Adam stressed the importance of external communication to promote and strengthen relations of cooperation between Sudan and its Arab brothers to exchange expertise and make smart partnerships to attract finance in housing and real estate fields.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 10:53

FVP Chairs Meeting of Arab Conference On Sudan Reconstruction
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President and the National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hassan Salih chaired, Tuesday, at the Council of Ministers, the meeting of the Higher Committee Assigned to prepare for holding the Arab Conference on Sudan Reconstruction.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 10:52

Somalia: How the Gulf Crisis Is Destabilising Somalia
[ISS] The Saudi Arabia-United Arab Emirates (UAE) decision to break relations with Qatar, and more importantly their insistence for others to follow their lead, has pitted the Federal Government of Somalia ('Somali government') against many of its federal member states. This has created a serious challenge for the country's nascent state-building process.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 10:19

Somalia: A Foreign Firm Arbitrates Between Federal States and UAE
[Shabelle] According to a leaked letter released by Galmudug Presidency, and obtained by Shabelle Media Network, President, Ahmed Dualle Gelle "Haaf" wrote to Thomas B. Coleman, Managing Director, Levant Suez Consulting Corp based in Houston, Texas USA.
AllAfrica | 11-Oct-2017 09:41

Sudan: Al-Basher Appreciates Saudi Effective Role in Lifting U.S. Sanctions
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher telephoned, Monday, the Custodian of the Two Holly Mosques, King, Salman Bin Abdul Aziz appreciating him and the efforts exerted by Saudi Arabia and its effective role in the US decision that revoked the US economic sanctions imposed on Sudan.
AllAfrica | 10-Oct-2017 10:16

Sudan: Ghandour Receives Written Message From Kuwaiti Foreign Minister
[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, has received a written message from the Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Sabah Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
AllAfrica | 10-Oct-2017 10:16

Ethiopia: Despite Abuses, Expelled Workers Hope to Be Smuggled Back to Saudi
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Addis Ababa -"I have no job here in Ethiopia. I want to build my home but I can't because my family has used all the money. I need to go back."
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 15:29

Sudan: Arab League Welcomes Revocation of U.S. Sanction Imposed On Sudan
[SNA] Cairo -The Arab League has welcomed the American decision revoking the US economic sanctions imposed on Sudan.
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 10:50

Sudan: Iraqi Charge d' Affaires Congratulates Sudan On Revocation of U.S. Sanctions
[SNA] Khartoum -The Iraqi Charge d' Affirmed. Mohammed Samer has congratulated Sudan government and people on lifting the US Economic sanctions imposed on Sudan.
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 10:11

Somalia: Forces Shoot and Kill Iranian Sailor in Indian Ocean
[VOA] Somali regional officials say the Iranian captain of a fishing boat was killed and another sailor was injured after security forces opened fire during an operation in the Indian Ocean.
AllAfrica | 09-Oct-2017 09:36

Nigeria: Qatar Blockade 'Not the Way To Go' – Nigeria Foreign Minister Declares
[allAfrica] London -Nigeria wants to see an end to the Saudi-led blockade of Qatar, now entering its fourth month, according to Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama.
AllAfrica | 07-Oct-2017 17:13

Egypt: Kuwaiti Emir Greets Sisi Over October Six Victory Anniversary
[Egypt Online] Emir of Kuwait Shiekh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah sent a cable to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi greeting him over the 44th anniversary of October 6 victory.
AllAfrica | 06-Oct-2017 18:14

Egypt: Cairo, Baghdad Probe Egypt's Participation in Reconstructing Iraqi Cities
[Egypt Online] Minister of Housing Mostafa Madboli discussed with his Iraqi counterpart Ann Nafia Awsi means of promoting prospects of bilateral cooperation in the fields of housing, utilities and urban development.
AllAfrica | 06-Oct-2017 18:13

Somalia: Refugees Head Home As Yemen Crisis Bites - UN
[Shabelle] Somali refugees are fleeing war, cholera, and hunger in Yemen, the United Nations said Thursday, with 10,000 expected to return home to a country they escaped over conflict and poverty.
AllAfrica | 06-Oct-2017 12:07

Kenya: Iraq Shoot Down Harambee Stars in Basra
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Despite an improved second half performance, national football team Harambee Stars went down 2-1 to hosts Iraq in an international friendly match played at the Basra Stadium on Thursday night.
AllAfrica | 06-Oct-2017 10:42

Kenya: Iraq Sink Kenya in Friendly
[Nation] Iraq edged out Kenya 2-1 in an international friendly match played at the Basra Stadium, Iraq on Thursday.
AllAfrica | 06-Oct-2017 10:24

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