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Yemen says Saudi Arabia, Houthi rebels holding talks to revive cease-fire

Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak Yemeni foreign minister.
By: ANADOLU AGENCY Saudi Arabia and Houthi rebels are engaged in direct talks to revive a cease-fire deal in war-torn Yemen, according to the Yemeni foreign minister. "There are direct talks between Saudi...

Türkiye can’t remain silent over threats to status quo of Al Aqsa: Erdogan

President Erdogan voices Türkiye's readiness to do its part to get to the root of the problem and take steps towards establishing a just and lasting peace (AA Archive)
By: TRT WORLD Türkiye's president has stressed that it is impossible for his country to remain silent in the face of provocations and threats to the status quo and spirituality of Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque.

Super tanker anchored off Yemen coast is likely to sink or explode at any moment, UN says

Stock photo of a supertanker / AFP via Getty Images
The vessel was abandoned as the Middle Eastern country descended into civil war in 2015 and is now starting to fall apart. If the tanker explodes, it could cause an environmental disaster in the Red Sea. A...

Iran and Saudi Arabia agree to restore relations

By:Aljazeera open their embassies within two months, according to Iranian and Saudi state media. The agreement was reached on Friday during talks in Beijing. Iranian state media posted images and video of Ali...

China, Saudi Arabia strengthen partnership on energy, defence

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia [Saudi Press Agency/Reuters]
By: ALJAZEERA Saudi Arabia and China reaffirmed their cooperation on global oil markets and the principle of non-interference in internal affairs during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit, which was aimed at deepening strategic relations, at a time when...

New UAE envoy presents copy of his credentials to Somalia FM

UAE new envoy presented a copy of his credentials to Somalia's Foreign Affairs Minister
By : Zakeriye ahmed Horndiplomat Correspondent Somalia's Foreign Minister Abshir Omar Huruse received a copy of the credentials of the UAE's newly appointed ambassador to Somalia, Ahmed Juma Al Rumaithi, in Mogadishu. The...

Qatar Amir names new Ambassador to Somalia

Qatar Amir names new Ambassador to Somalia
By : Zakeriye ahmed Horndiplomat Correspondent Tamim Bin Hamad, Emir of Qatar, appointed Dr Abdullah Salem Nasser Al Holi Al Nuaimi as Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Somalia by replacing Ambassador Hassan Hamza Asad Hashem, who assumed...

US kills Al-Qaeda’s top leader in Afghanistan

Zawahiri was killed in a US strike in Afghanistan over the weekend, the biggest blow to the Al Qaeda group since its founder Osama bin Laden was killed in 2011. (AFP)
By: Zakeriye Ahmed, Horn diplomat correspondent Over the weekend, the US killed Al-Qaeda's top leader Ayman Al-Zawahiri in a counter-terrorism operation carried out by the CIA in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul. Ayman Al-Zawahiri was the...

Somalia denies backing Egypt in Nile dam row

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt
By: BBC AFRICA Somalia has denied siding with Egypt over Ethiopia in the dispute between the two countries over the Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam (Gerd) built on the River Nile. In an interview with...

Somalia President Arrives in Djibouti  for official visit

Somalia President Arrives in Djibouti  for official visit
By: Zakeriye Ahmed, Horn diplomat correspondent The president of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, arrived in Djibouti for official state visit. The President was received by Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh upon his arrival at...