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Egypt:Parl't Speaker - Egypt Supports Efforts By Riyadh, UN to Solve Yemen's Crisis
[Egypt Online] Egypt's Parliament Speaker Ali Abdel Aal asserted on Thursday 04/01/2018 that Egypt backs efforts exerted by Saudi Arabia and the UN special envoy to solve the Yemeni crisis, denouncing any attempt to target the Kingdom.
AllAfrica | 05-Jan-2018 14:03

Egypt:Sisi, Saudi Crown Prince Discuss Boosting Ties
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday received a phone call from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
AllAfrica | 29-Dec-2017 13:01

Nigeria:Med-View Airlifts Pilgrims for Lesser Hajj
[This Day] Med-View Airline has commenced direct flight to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for Muslims performing lesser Hajj in the holy land. The flight took off from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), the operational hub of the airline in Lagos was routed via Kaduna and Kano in the North West.
AllAfrica | 29-Dec-2017 12:15

Ministry of Mining Sign Agreement for Gold Exploration With Saudi Company
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Mining has signed a privilege agreement with the joint Saudi - Sudanese Ashab Al-Yamin Company for exploring gold and the accompanying minerals in South Kordofan State.
AllAfrica | 29-Dec-2017 10:56

Sudan:President Al-Bashir Informed On Outcome of Visit of Governor of Bank of Sudan to Saudi Arabia
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, received in his office at the Republican Palace Wednesday the Governor of the Central Bank of Sudan, Hazim Abdul-Gadir, and got informed on the outcome of his visit to Saudi Arabia for launching the banking relations between the two countries.
AllAfrica | 28-Dec-2017 11:12

Tanzania:We Stand By Our Vote - Govt
[Daily News] Government and political analysts have said that, as a sovereign country, Tanzania cannot be swayed by foreign aid in its decisions on both local and international affairs.
AllAfrica | 28-Dec-2017 08:34

Morocco:Minister Lauds Morocco's Unwavering Support for Palestinian Cause
[MAP] Rabat -Palestinian minister for inmates' affairs Issa Qaraqe lauded, Wednesday in Rabat, Morocco's unwavering support for the Palestinian cause.
AllAfrica | 28-Dec-2017 08:29

Houthi Rebels Threaten to Bomb Somaliland's Berbera Port Run By UAE
[Shabelle] The Yemeni's Houthi rebels group has warned on Sunday that it will strike Somaliland's Berbera port should authority in Somaliland continue its lease agreement to the United Arab Emirates, the group said.
AllAfrica | 27-Dec-2017 13:11

Sudan:Chief Justice Receives Omani Prosecutor General
[SNA] Khartoum -The Chief Justice, Prof. Haidar Ahmed Dafa'alla, received in his office Monday the Prosecutor General of the Sultanate of Oman, Osman Hussein bin Ali Al-Hilali, and the accompanying delegation, in presence of the Attorney General, Omer Ahmed Mohamed, and the Deputy Chief Justice, Mahjoub Al-Amin Al-Fekki.
AllAfrica | 27-Dec-2017 12:45

Sudan:Hassabo Appreciates Sudanese Omani Relations
[SNA] Khartoum, 26, Dec, (SUNA) - The Vice President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, has appreciated progress of the Sudanese - Omani Relations.
AllAfrica | 27-Dec-2017 10:42

Africa:U.S. Faces Collective Defiance At UN Over Jerusalem
[IPS] United Nations -When the UN General Assembly condemned the United States for its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the vote was described as a "collective defiance" of the international community against public threats against the United Nations and its member states by a politically unpredictable and predictably wavering US President.
AllAfrica | 27-Dec-2017 09:52

Egypt:Sudan Objected to UN On the Demarcation of Border Between Egypt and Saudi Arabia
[SNA] Khartoum -The Foreign Minister, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour, announced that Sudan forwarded a memo of objection to the United Nations over the agreement signed by Egypt and Saudi Arabia on demarcation of Sudan's sea borders and entry of Sudanese coasts in this demarcation.
AllAfrica | 27-Dec-2017 09:31

Kenya:Kenya Invited to U.S. Party for Abstaining on Jerusalem Vote at the UN
[Nation] Kenya has been invited to a January 3 US "friendship" reception for United Nations member-states that did not vote in opposition to Donald Trump's decision to move Washington's Israel embassy to Jerusalem.
AllAfrica | 27-Dec-2017 09:14

Qatar PM Meets Outgoing Somali Ambassador
[Shabelle] Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Qatar Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani met with Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia to the State of Qatar, Omar Sheikh Ali Idris, on the occasion of ending his tenure in the State.
AllAfrica | 27-Dec-2017 08:38

Africa:Turkey's President Erdogan on Africa - allAfrica's Exclusive Interview
[allAfrica] Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, speaking in an interview with AllAfrica ahead of a visit to three Muslim-majority African nations, has spoken out strongly against the selling of African migrants into slavery, and in favour of women's rights. He has also rejected criticism of Turkey's record on media freedom.
AllAfrica | 23-Dec-2017 07:17

Africa:UN Resolution Rejects U.S. Decision to Declare Jerusalem Israel's Capital
[This is Africa] Greetings Africa, the United Nations General overwhelmingly rejected US President Donald Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem as Israel's Capital. 128 countries voted in favour of the UN Resolution calling for the US to withdraw the decision, despite threats from President Trump and US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley that they are 'watching the votes.'
AllAfrica | 22-Dec-2017 16:37

ANC Resolution to Downgrade SA Embassy in Israel Is Simple-Minded - Cope
[News24Wire] Opposition party COPE has lambasted the ANC's resolution to downgrade South Africa's embassy in Israel to a liaison office, calling the decision myopic.
AllAfrica | 22-Dec-2017 14:43

South Africa:Jewish Board of Deputies Condemns ANC Resolution to Downgrade SA's Israel Embassy
[News24Wire] The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) and the South African Zionist Federation (SAZF) have questioned the motives behind the ANC's "discriminatory" resolution to downgrade the South African embassy in Israel "immediately and unconditionally" to a liaison office.
AllAfrica | 21-Dec-2017 14:39

Africa:UN Votes On Jerusalem After Trump Warns 'We're Watching'
[Capital FM] United Nations, United States -UN member-states will vote on Thursday on a motion rejecting US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, under strong pressure from President Donald Trump who has threatened to cut funding to countries that back the measure.
AllAfrica | 21-Dec-2017 14:15

Africa:Zambia Must Clarify Whether It Will Host Israel-Africa Summit
[Fahamu] The Southern African state is one of the few countries within in Africa with a military attache stationed in Israel where it opened an embassy in 2015. Israel does not have an embassy in Zambia. Holding an Israel-Africa summit in Zambia would represent a tremendous setback in Africa's historic support for the oppressed Palestinian people.
AllAfrica | 21-Dec-2017 09:31

Kenya:Israel Deports a Kenyan Hours After Landing in Tel Aviv
[Nairobi News] A Kenyan convert to Judaism, who had obtained permission to study at a Yeshiva (Jewish seminary) run by the Conservative movement in Jerusalem, was deported on Monday morning after being detained at Ben-Gurion International Airport overnight.
AllAfrica | 21-Dec-2017 07:20

Sudan:Sudan Ambassador to Iraq Delivers His Credentials to Iraqi President
[SNA] Khartoum -Ambassador Yassin Awad Ismail, has delivered his credentials to the Iraqi President, Dr. Fuad Al-Maasoum, at Al-Salam Palace in Baghdad as Sudan Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Iraq.
AllAfrica | 20-Dec-2017 11:02

Sudan:FVP Meets Chairman of Kuwait Supreme Judiciary Council
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Saleh, received Tuesday at the Presidential Palace the visiting Chairman of the Kuwaiti Supreme Council for Judiciary, Yousif Jasim, and the accompanying delegation, in the presence of Chief Justice, Haider Ahmed Dafalla.
AllAfrica | 20-Dec-2017 10:35

Sudan:Minister of Transport Stresses Partnership With Kuwait in Transport Domain
[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Transport, Bridges and Road Engineer Makkawi Mohamed Awad has affirmed importance of developing all the units of the sector of transport, roads and bridges, particularly in the field of ships and Sudan Airways Company.
AllAfrica | 20-Dec-2017 10:35

North Africa:North Africa Braces for Impact as Islamic State Fighters Return
[VOA] North African officials say a large number of foreign recruits who joined the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq have returned to their countries and remain loyal to the extremist organization. They fear the returnees are planning to unleash terrorist attacks in the coming months, adding to a jihadist menace that includes well-entrenched al-Qaida affiliates.
AllAfrica | 20-Dec-2017 09:03

South Africa:Ramaphosa Win Could Influence Plan to Downgrade Relations With Israel
[Daily Maverick] While South Africa is considering a downgrade of its relations with Israel, many other African countries are upgrading their relationships with it. On this, as on the Morocco-Western Sahara issue, the ANC is diverging from the continental trend. By PETER FABRICIUS.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 15:56

North Africa:Middle East - Security Council Fails to Adopt Resolution On Jerusalem
[UN News] The United Nations Security Council on Monday failed to adopt the draft resolution that reflects regret among the body's members about "recent decisions regarding the status of Jerusalem," with a negative vote by the United States.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 14:34

Egypt:Egypt's Representative to UN - Any Attempt to Change Al Quds Status Violates International Law
[Egypt Online] Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Amr Abul Atta asserted on Monday 18/12/2017 that any attempt to change the status of Al Quds is a unilateral decision that violates international laws.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 14:30

Egypt:Egypt Regrets UN Security Council's Failure to Pass Resolution On Jerusalem
[Egypt Online] Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid said Egypt regrets UN Security Council's failure to pass Egyptian-drafted resolution concerning Jerusalem.
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 14:27

Tanzania:We're Ready to Share Experience in Gas, Other Sectors - Qatar Diplomat
[Daily News] As Qatar today commemorates its Unification Day, the Daily News sought a brief interview with ambassador of Qatar in Tanzania, Mr Abdullah Jassim AlMaadadi in which he spoke on a wide range of issues. Read the following excerpts to find out what the diplomat had to say
AllAfrica | 19-Dec-2017 08:39

Sudan:Minister of Justice Receives Chairman of Kuwaiti Supreme Judicial Council
[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Justice, Dr. Idris Ibrahim Jameel, Sunday received in his office the Chairman of the Kuwaiti Supreme Judicial Council, Yousif Jasim Al-Muttawa, in presence of the Deputy Chief Justice, Mahjoub Al-Amin, and discussed means of enhancing the cooperation between the Sudanese judicial organs and the Kuwaiti Judicial and justice institutions.
AllAfrica | 18-Dec-2017 10:16

Nigeria:Flynas Air Commences Umrah Operation in Kano
[Daily Trust] Kano -A Saudi Arabia based airline, Flynas air, has commenced Lesser Hajj (Umrah) operation in Kano.
AllAfrica | 18-Dec-2017 09:34

Sudan:Council of States Affirms Sudan Total Rejection to U.S. President Decision On Al-Quds
[SNA] Khartoum -The Chairman of the Council of States, Dr. Omer Suleiman Adam has affirmed Sudan total rejection to the decision taken by the US President, Donald Trump on Al-Quds.
AllAfrica | 18-Dec-2017 09:25

Sudan:FM Undersecretary Meet Ambassador of Kuwait to Sudan
[SNA] Khartoum -The Undersecretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, received the Kuwait ambassador to the Sudan, Bassam Mohamed Al Mubarak, and discussed with him means for developing and cementing bilateral relations between the two countries.
AllAfrica | 18-Dec-2017 08:32

Africa:Ethiopia Backs the AU's Stance On Jerusalem
[This is Africa] American President Donald Trump officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This places his country on the opposite side of the issue from virtually the entire international community, including the African Union and Ethiopia.
AllAfrica | 15-Dec-2017 11:30

FM Appreciates Jordan Rejection of the ICC Referral to Security Council
[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan on Thursday expressed appreciation over the position taken by Jordan when the International Criminal Court said it would refer the Hashemite Kingdom to the Security Council over reception of President of the Republic, Omar Bashir, during recent Arab Summit in Ammman and the alleged failure of Jordan to cooperate with the ICC.
AllAfrica | 15-Dec-2017 11:25

One Sudanese Soldier Killed, Four Injured in Yemen Landmine Blast
[Radio Dabanga] Yemen -A Sudanese soldier - the cousin of Sudan's Second Vice-President, Hasabo Mohamed Abdelrahman - was killed and four others injured when a landmine exploded under their vehicle in Yemen.
AllAfrica | 15-Dec-2017 10:54

Somalia:The Emir of Qatar Meets President of Somalia
[Shabelle] Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani with the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the extraordinary summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held at the conference center in Istanbul.
AllAfrica | 15-Dec-2017 09:07

Africa:Is Israel Africa's New Best Friend?
[Deutsche Welle] Africa was long regarded as a partner of the Palestinians, but hoping for arms, development aid and cutting edge technology, many African states now seek closer ties with Israel. Cooperation, however, comes at a price.
AllAfrica | 14-Dec-2017 14:19

Zimbabwe:Parliament Committee Hails Reduction in Embassies
[The Herald] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Foreign Affairs has welcomed the decision by Government to reduce the number of foreign missions as part of measures to rein-in the country's expenditure.
AllAfrica | 14-Dec-2017 12:21

West Africa:Saudi Arabia Pledges 100 Million Euros, UAE 30 Million to Sahel G5 Force
[RFI] Saudi Arabia has pledged 100 million euros to help fund a five-nation anti-terror force in the Sahel region of west Africa and the United Arab Emirates 30 million, French President Emmanuel Macron announced at a special conference near Paris on Wednesday.
AllAfrica | 14-Dec-2017 09:19

Africa:'Record Number of Journalists Jailed in 2017'
[Nation] The number of journalists imprisoned worldwide has increased to 262 this year, up from the historical 259 imprisoned last year, a new report shows.
AllAfrica | 14-Dec-2017 08:32

Sudan:Ambassador - Al-Basher Participation in Summit Affirms Stance Towards Palestinian Issue
[SNA] Istanbul -Sudan's Ambassador to Turkey, Yousef Al-Kordofani has underlined that the participation of President Al-Basher in the Emergency Islamic Summit, in Istanbul, came in response to an official invitation extended by his brother, Reccep Tayeb Erdogan, the current Chairman of the Islamic Cooperation Organization (ICO) to affirm Sudan support to the Palestinian cause and Palestinian people.
AllAfrica | 13-Dec-2017 14:38

Sudan:Musa Meets UAE Ambassador
[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Musa Mohammed Ahmed met, Wednesday, the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Khartoum, Hammad Al-Jeneibi.
AllAfrica | 13-Dec-2017 10:41

Sudan:Mousa Mohamed Ahmed Discusses With UAE Ambassador Relations Between Two Countries
[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Mousa Mohamed Ahmed met, Tuesday, at his office at the Republican Palace the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirate in Khartoum, Hamad Al-Jenebi.
AllAfrica | 13-Dec-2017 10:41

State House in Dubai Link
[Namibian] A MEETING between President Hage Geingob and former Ghanaian leader John Mahama is linked to a Dubai businessman from the ruling family of the United Arab Emirates.
AllAfrica | 13-Dec-2017 09:47

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