Monday, June 24, 2019
Thousands of relatives of suspected ISIL fighters should be taken back by their countries of origin, the United Nations human rights chief has said. Speaking at the UN Human Rights Council as it opened its annual summer session in Geneva, Michelle...
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region was on the run with some of his supporters on Monday but a number of other plotters have been arrested, a senior...
Sudan's military has rejected Ethiopia's proposal to end the political deadlock over the composition of the country's transitional government. The ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition coalition have been wrangling for weeks over what form Sudan's transitional government...
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s main opposition claimed a decisive victory on Sunday in Istanbul’s re-run election, dealing one of the biggest blows to President Tayyip Erdogan during his 16 years in power and promising a new beginning in the...
The ruling Justice and Development Party's (AK Party) candidate in the controversial rerun of Istanbul's mayoral election has conceded defeat after initial results showed the opposition leading the vote.  The state-run Anadolu news agency said on Sunday that the opposition...
RIYADH/AMMAN/CAIRO (Reuters) - Arab politicians and commentators greeted U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East $50 billion economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation, although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance. People...
Sudanese protest leaders have said they have accepted the creation of a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan as proposed by an Ethiopian envoy. The compromise blueprint suggests the creation of a 15-member governing body that would...
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian Airlines has altered the path of its international flights away from the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent. The U.S. aviation regulator barred...
The emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is in the Pakistani capital to hold talks with Prime Minister Imran Khan. Sheikh Tamim is the latest Gulf leader to visit and promise much needed financial investment in...
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat against it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehran and Washington over the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone...

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