Saudi Arabians FĂȘtes Unification Achievements
[Cameroon Tribune]The Kingdom's 81st National Day was celebrated in Yaounde on September 23, 2013.
AllAfrica | 25-Sep-2013 10:52

North Africa: Keeping Your Government Honest - Access to Information in the Middle East and North Africa
[AlertNet]The decades of secrecy and the climate of impunity within which Arab governments conducted themselves before the Arab Spring led to an outpouring of people on the streets calling for their rights to be respected. The recent political upheavals across the region demonstrate that people are not satisfied and want to lead dignified lives free of corruption.
AllAfrica | 24-Sep-2013 15:50

Egypt: Sisi Allocates One Saudi Field Hospital to Ismailia
[Egypt Online]Defense Minister General Abdel-Fatah el-Sisi is to open a Saudi field hospital in Ismailia on 2/10/2013, Ismailia Governor Ahmed Al-Qasas said.
AllAfrica | 24-Sep-2013 15:41

Egypt: Gaza-Egypt Border Restrictions Worsening Humanitarian Situation of Palestinians, Says UN
[UN News]Severe restrictions on movement between the Gaza Strip and Egypt through the Rafah Crossing have worsened an already fragile humanitarian situation for the territory's 1.7 million Palestinians, including increasing fuel shortages and limiting access to health services abroad, the United Nations said today.
AllAfrica | 24-Sep-2013 09:44

Sudan: Cooperation Between Sudan and UAE in Social Affairs Field Discussed
[SNA]Abu Dhabi -Sudan Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Ahmed Yousif Mohamed Al-Siddiq, has discussed with the Minister of Social Affairs of the United Arab Emirates, Mariam bint Mohamed Khalfan, means of bolstering the bilateral relations and cooperation between Sudan and the United Arab Emirates in the social field.
AllAfrica | 24-Sep-2013 09:32

Egypt: Za'anoun - Egypt Remains Sole Sponsor of Inter-Palestinian Reconciliation
[Egypt Online]Chairman of the Palestinian National Council Salim al-Za'anoun said that the Palestinian policy toward Egypt is "special", making it clear that Egypt remains the sole sponsor of inter-Palestinian reconciliation.
AllAfrica | 24-Sep-2013 09:15

Egypt: Diplomat - Exerting All Efforts to Free ME of WMDs
[Egypt Online]Egypt floated in 1990 an initiative for freeing the Middle East from all weapons of mass destruction; either nuclear, chemical or biological, said Foreign Ministry official spokesman Badr Abdel Atti.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 16:49

HM the King Congratulates Saudi Monarch On National Day
[MAP]Rabat -HM King Mohammed VI sent to Custodian of the two holy mosques, King Abdellah Ibn Abdelaziz Al-Saoud, a message of congratulations on Saudi Arabia's national day.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 16:43

Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment Epresses Readiness to Invest in Darfur and Kordufan
[SNA]Khartoum -The Chairman of the Arab Authority for Agricultural Development and Investment, Mohammed Obeid Al-Maazrui has revealed that the Authority did not and won't reject to invest in Darfur and Kordufan, adding that the Authority has partners in decision-making.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 15:55

President Al-Basher - Sudan Will Not Normalize Relations With Israel
[SNA]Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal , Omer Al-Basher has affirmed that the Arab countries are the main donor of the development projects in Sudan.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 15:55

Minister of Interior Meets Kuwaiti RCS Delegation
[SNA]Khartoum -Minister of Interior, Engineer, Ibrahim Mahmud Hammid has affirmed the necessity of the role being played by the State of Kuwait in Sudan in all domains, especially, its contributions to the development and investment projects in Sudan.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 14:29

Wali of Nahral-Neil Receives Chairman of Qatari Museums Corporation
[SNA]Atbara -The Wali (governor) of Nahral-Neil State, Gen. Abdalla Mohamed Al-Awad, has received in his office a visiting Qatari delegation, led by the Ambassador of Qatar to Sudan, Rashid bin Abdul-Rahman Al-Nuaimai, the Executive Chairman of Qatar Museums Corporation and representative of the Qatari Al-Diyyar Company.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 14:29

Egypt: Ramez - Paying Back Qatari Deposit Due to Changing Terms of Agreement
[Egypt Online]Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt, Hesham Ramez said that paying back a Qatari deposit of two billion dollars to Qatar is due to changing terms of agreement by the Qatari side.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 13:01

Egypt: Mansour Confirms Appreciation for Kuwaiti Support to Egypt
[Egypt Online]Interim President Adli Mansour made a phone call with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Saturday 21/09/2013.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 13:01

Egypt: Egypt Rejects Qatari Proposal to Increase Flights to Doha
[Egypt Online]Civil Aviation Minister Abdul Aziz Fadel said that Egypt rejected a Qatari proposal to hold a meeting between the two sides with the aim of amending the air transport agreements between the two countries.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 11:37

Attempts to Drive Wedge Between Egypt, Kuwait Failed - Adviser
[Egypt Online]Presidential media adviser Ahmed Meslemani asserted that all attempts to drive a wedge between Egypt and Kuwait have failed.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 11:37

Egyptian-Saudi Relations At Their Best - Diplomat
[Egypt Online]Egyptian Ambassador to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia t Afifi Abdul Wahab said that the relations between Egypt and Saudi Arabia are at their best, adding that President Adly Mansour would pay a visit to the kingdom to extend thanks to King Abdullah for his supportive stance to the aspirations of the Egyptian people in freedom and democracy following the 30 June revolution.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 11:35

Kuwait to Deposit USD 2 Billion in Cbe This Week
[Egypt Online]Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Hisham Ramez said a Kuwaiti deposit worth USD 2 billion will be transferred to the Central Bank of Egypt this week, adding the foreign currencies reserve is assuring.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 11:35

Kenya: Israeli Commandos Join Westgate Rescue
[The Star]Elite Israeli anti-terror commandos were last night on their way to free hostages at the Westgate shopping Mall. The AFP reported that special forces have joined the fighting at the luxury mall in the Kenyan capital.
AllAfrica | 23-Sep-2013 09:24

Kenya: Security Forces Storm Nairobi Mall - Report
[Cameroon Tribune]Security forces on Sunday stormed a Nairobi shopping mall taken over by Al Shabab on Saturday.
AllAfrica | 22-Sep-2013 22:48

Govt Gravely Concerned Over the UN Report on Chemical Weapons Use in Syria
[Ethiopia Government]The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia expresses its grave concern over the report of the United Nations Mission to Investigate Allegations of the Use of Chemical Weapons in the Syria Arab Republic.
AllAfrica | 22-Sep-2013 14:49

Sudan: Qatar to Host First Meeting for Darfur Fund Bod On Monday
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Qatari capital of Doha will host on Monday the first meeting of the board of directors (BoD) of Darfur Rehabilitation and Development Fund (DRDF) and the sixth meeting of the committee for follow up of implementation of Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD).
AllAfrica | 22-Sep-2013 08:32

Senegal: Iran Outlast Senegal Amid Goal-Rush
[CAF]Iran revived their Tahiti 2013 hopes with an action-packed 5-3 victory over Senegal to leave Group C intriguingly poised.
AllAfrica | 21-Sep-2013 16:01

Egypt: Industry Minister Stresses Keenness on Solving Saudi Investments' Problems in Egypt
[Egypt Online]The government is keen on solving all the problems and removing obstacles facing the Saudi investments in Egypt, affirmed Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhri Abdel-Nour.
AllAfrica | 21-Sep-2013 11:28

Egypt: Govt Returns Qatari U.S. $2 Billion Deposit
[Egypt Online]Egypt has returned $2 billion that Qatar had deposited with the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) , after talks to convert the funds into three-year bonds broke down, CBE Governor Hisham Ramez said on Thursday 19/09/2013.
AllAfrica | 21-Sep-2013 11:12

Egypt: Govt Passes Resolution on Applying IAEA's Guarantees in Middle East
[Egypt Online]The Egypt delegation participating in the 57th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has succeeded to pass a draft resolution on the application of the agency's safeguards on all nuclear facilities in the Middle East as part of plans to set up a nuke-free region. Up to 122 states voted in the favor of the resolution, while 11 others abstained including US.
AllAfrica | 21-Sep-2013 11:05

Angola: Govt for Diplomatic Solution to Syrian Conflict
[ANGOP]The Republic of Angola stands for ?moderation and a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Syria?, the Angolan Foreign minister, Georges Rebelo Chikoti, said Thursday in New York.
AllAfrica | 21-Sep-2013 10:23

Kenya: Gondaria in Kenya Team to Tackle Afghanistan
[The Star]Kanbis youngster Dhiren Gondaria is the only newcomer in the national cricket team for the upcoming International Cricket Council Intercontinental and World Cricket League Championships.
AllAfrica | 21-Sep-2013 08:37

Nigeria: Sweet Relief From the Middle East
[Vanguard]The Middle East is obviously the world's number one trouble spot. It has been so forever. The Islamic Republic of Iran was a particular spot of bother, especially for the United States and its Western allies during the reign of Mahmoud Ahmedinejad as the president of the country.
AllAfrica | 20-Sep-2013 11:46

Egypt: Egypt Exerts Utmost Efforts to Clear ME of Weapons of Mass Destruction
[Egypt Online]Foreign Ministry spokesman said Egypt exerted utmost efforts to clear the Middle East of weapons of mass destruction.
AllAfrica | 19-Sep-2013 15:51

East Africa: Korean Telecom Company to Provide Systems Integration and IT Services in the Region
[Focus]The Government of Rwanda and Korea Telecom Corporation have signed a shareholders agreement to establish a systems integration and IT services joint venture company to build and operate services in Rwanda and across the region, based on advanced ICT infrastructure.
AllAfrica | 19-Sep-2013 15:45

Liberia: France Lauds Liberia On Syria
[New Democrat]France has commended Liberia for being amongst the first African countries to condemn the Syrian government over the 'usage of chemical weapons' against its people.
AllAfrica | 19-Sep-2013 15:11

Sudan: Two Iranian Navy Ships Dock At Port Sudan - Army Spokesman
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Sudanese army on Wednesday confirmed that two Iranian navy warships docked at Port Sudan today describing it as a "routine and periodic" stop.
AllAfrica | 19-Sep-2013 11:12

Somalia: Saudi Kingdom Donating U.S.$300,000 to Help End Piracy in Somalia
[Shabelle]Riyadh -The Saudi government announced yesterday that it would donate $300,000 to a trust fund that aims to abolish maritime piracy off the coast of Somalia and to support the prosecutorial legal process.
AllAfrica | 18-Sep-2013 16:19

Egypt: Efforts for Renewed Israeli-Palestinian Peace Prospects Should Not Be Neglected Amid 'Turmoil Elsewhere in the Neighbourhood', Security Council Told
[UN]Twenty years of endless negotiations and conflict in the Middle East since the signing of the Oslo Accords had undermined the belief that peace was possible, but the same 20 years of peace efforts had also demonstrated that fair, reasonable and legitimate solutions could be found, a United Nations envoy for the region told the Security Council in a regular monthly briefing today.
AllAfrica | 18-Sep-2013 15:53

Zambia: Govt to Buy Urea From Saudi Arabia
[Times of Zambia]GOVERNMENT will procure Urea fertiliser under the Fertiliser Input Support Programme (FISP) from Saudi Arabia because it is cheaper than local markets, Agriculture and Livestock Deputy Minister Luxon Kazabu has said.
AllAfrica | 18-Sep-2013 12:50

Border Restrictions Create Misery in Gaza
[IRIN]Rafah -Residents and officials in Gaza say the repeated closures of the border crossing into Egypt, a key lifeline for Palestinians in the occupied territories, is destroying livelihoods, harming health and lowering basic living conditions.
AllAfrica | 18-Sep-2013 10:28

Syria a Thorn in the Ribs of Imperialism in Middle East
[New Vision]In 1958 it joined Egypt, giving rise to the United Arab Republic under Gamal Abdel Nasser then president of Egypt who very much hated imperialism in the Middle East as he nationalised the Suez Canal against Britain, France and Israel in 1956 after he had become president of Egypt.
AllAfrica | 17-Sep-2013 16:24

Nigeria: To Intervene in Syria or Not
[Premium Times]Should the U.S. intervene in Syria with Military Action or should it not... ? That is the question. More than a year has passed since the start of the Syrian civil war and just as the violent crackdown on those who oppose the government of Bashar al-Assad has become more intense, so has the pressure on America and the West to get directly involved with military action. But while the prospect of military action is easier said than done, a look back at the metamorphic disaster that the 2003 Iraq War was for
AllAfrica | 17-Sep-2013 16:02

UN Urges Gulf to Stop Somali Charcoal Trade
[Shabelle]The UN is pushing Middle Eastern countries to crack down on a multimillion dollar charcoal trade that funds al-Qaeda-linked jihadis in Somalia in violation of international sanctions.
AllAfrica | 17-Sep-2013 13:02

South Africa: Women Win Series Vs Bangladesh
[SA Info]South Africa's national women's cricket team held their nerve to edge out Bangladesh by three runs in the third and final T20 international at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Sunday to complete a 3-0 series victory.
AllAfrica | 17-Sep-2013 11:56

Somalia: EU Pledges U.S. $868 Million for 'New Deal'
[Sabahi]The European Union pledged an additional $868 million in aid to help drive economic and political recovery for Somalia during the "New Deal" conference for Somalia in Brussels, AFP reported.
AllAfrica | 17-Sep-2013 07:03

Nigeria: Kebbi Increases Allocation for Christian Pilgrims
[Daily Trust]Birnin Kebbi -The Kebbi State government has increased the seats allocation for Christian pilgrims 30 to 100.
AllAfrica | 16-Sep-2013 14:02

North Africa: No to Tyranny - No to War 20 Arab Organizations Decry America's Strike and Assad's Crimes in Syria
[HRInfo]Joint press release
AllAfrica | 16-Sep-2013 13:27

Sabah, Obama "See Eye-to-Eye" On Necessity of Achieving Stability in Egypt
[Egypt Online]Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah held talks on Friday 13/9/2013 with US President Barak Obama in the While House, where they agreed on the need to achieve security and stability in Egypt as well as backing all constructive efforts especially the roadmap agreed upon by Egyptian political forces.
AllAfrica | 16-Sep-2013 13:01

Foreign Minister Visits UAE
[AIM]Dubai -Mozambican Foreign Minister Oldemiro Baloi has met with the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates.
AllAfrica | 16-Sep-2013 12:28

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