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King Salman Receives Somali President

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King Salman Receives Somali President

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques receives President of Republic of Somalia (SPA)  Jeddah– Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz discussed regional issues at al-Salam Palace with visiting President of Somalia Mohammed Abdullah Farmajo. During the meeting, King Salman and Farmajo reviewed relations between the two countries and various fields of […]

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52 IS militants killed while combing retaken areas in Salahuddin: Ministry

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52 IS militants killed while combing retaken areas in Salahuddin: Ministry

Members of Iraqi Federal Police carry their weapon at the frontline during a battle with Islamic State militants in western Mosul, Iraq June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi Federal Police have concluded combing of areas recently recaptured from Islamic State in north of Salahuddin, killing 52 militants, Interior Ministry said. During a […]

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Abe conveys resolve to abductee families following U.N. speech

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Abe conveys resolve to abductee families following U.N. speech

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, standing, delivers a message to a group of families of Japanese abducted by North Korea, led by Shigeo Iizuka, third from right, during a meeting at Abe’s official residence in Tokyo Thursday.  Photo: AP POOL Tokyo:Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reiterated to the families of North Korean abduction victims on Thursday his government’s […]

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Trump: ‘I think the people of Catalonia would stay with Spain’

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Trump: ‘I think the people of Catalonia would stay with Spain’

Mariano Rajoy met Donald Trump at the White House. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump said it would be “foolish” for Catalans to try to leave Spain, urging the country to remain united ahead of a banned independence referendum Sunday. “I really think the people of Catalonia would stay with Spain,” Trump said as he […]

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Thai junta leader confirms fugitive former PM Yingluck is in Dubai

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Thai junta leader confirms fugitive former PM Yingluck is in Dubai

Yingluck Shinawatra FM prime Ministet  BANGKOK (Reuters) – The leader of Thailand’s military junta said on Thursday that Yingluck Shinawatra, the prime minister he ousted three years ago, was in Dubai, having fled there last month to avoid being jailed over a rice subsidy scheme that lost billions of dollars. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, the […]

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Etihad Airways pilot dies on-board during flight to Amsterdam

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Etihad Airways pilot dies on-board during flight to Amsterdam

The Abu Dhabi-based carrier said the aircraft was diverted safely to Kuwait where a medical team was present to assist him. (Supplied) An Etihad Airways pilot passed away while operating a flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam, forcing the flight to divert its path and make an emergency landing in Kuwait. In a statement on […]

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump bias claims

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects Trump bias claims

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has dismissed comments made by Donald Trump that the site has always been against him. The US president accused the social network of “collusion” on Twitter, branding it “anti-Trump”. He made the same claim against the New York Times and the Washington Post. Facebook will shortly hand over 3,000 political adverts to […]

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Tanks & missiles must be at ready’ amid threats by US ‘criminal empire’ – Maduro

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Tanks & missiles must be at ready’ amid threats by US ‘criminal empire’ – Maduro

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro attends a military parade in Maracay, Venezuela September 26, 2017. © Miraflores Palace / Reuters The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, has urged the national armed forces “be at ready” to defend the country’s sovereignty and people amid threats by US. “We have been blatantly threatened by the most criminal empire […]

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Somalia’s first female pilot returns home

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Somalia’s first female pilot returns home

Pilot Asli  Somalia is celebrating the return of Africa’s first female pilot, Africa News reported. Asli Hassan Abade, 59, returned to her country of birth Somalia after spending two decades away. Abade left Somalia in 1970 to learn to fly in Italy, then moved to the United States where she married an aeroplane engineer. Image of Somalia’s […]

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Extra police called to Gothenburg to manage neo-Nazi demonstration

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Extra police called to Gothenburg to manage neo-Nazi demonstration

The Nordic Resistance Movement march in Gothenburg has already been shortened. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT Police from across Sweden will be called to Gothenburg to help manage a planned neo-Nazi demonstration in the centre of the city. On September 30th the Nordic Resistance Movement (NMR) will hold a demonstration in Sweden’s second city, following a previous […]

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