Tuesday, September 25, 2018

New visa and investment rules in UAE: Your queries answered

Rules grant five-year residency visas for students studying in the UAE The UAE has announced sweeping new reforms to allow 100 per cent foreign ownership...
video

US has abandoned global leadership role, Iraqi Vice President says

The United States has no clear plan for dealing with the various crises it faces in the Middle East, according to one of the...

Turkey’s Erdogan appoints son-in-law as finance minister

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has named his son-in-law as the country's finance minister after being sworn in to another five-year term. The appointment of...

Thousands march in Moscow to mourn Nemtsov

Huge turnout for rally in honour of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down on Friday. http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 Opposition supporters marched through Moscow in memory of...

Saudi women run & vote in election for the first time

Saudi Arabia is holding municipal elections on Saturday, in which for the first time women will be allowed to vote and run for public...

Saudi-led military campaign could end in ‘days,’ Yemeni minister says

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onZp883x0rU A military operation led by Saudi Arabia that is targeting Shiite insurgents in Yemen with airstrikes could end in “days,” the foreign minister of...

Inside Syria: The wasteland of Yarmouk that sums up four years of civil war

As we walk through the dust-filled wasteland of this abandoned neighborhood, the silence only broken by the crunching sounds of our boots in the...

On World Day, UN warns global cultural diversity ‘under attack’

As the planet’s cultural diversity comes under continued attack from militant groups espousing virulent forms of intolerance, the international community must fight back through...

US air strike kills IS militant linked to Benghazi attacks

A US air strike on Mosul, Iraq, killed an Islamic State fighter linked to the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that claimed the lives...

Devastated mum ‘eats’ son captured by IS

IS militants have delved to a new low and reportedly fed a desperate mum a meal of rice and meat and then told her...

Latest article

Gass shuffles cards as Puntland security undergoes unpredictable shifts

As Puntland inches nearer to the December presidential 'elections', security issues seem to be dominating attention more than should be the case in similar circumstances. Not...

Somalia: Assailants hit Puntland President where it hurts most killing one of his guards

A witness says assailants killed a member of Puntland Presidential guard unit and injured another in a shooting in the commercial city of Bossasso...

Somalia regional states’ leaders fail to turn up for meeting with Farmajo

Leaders of Somalia’s regional states did not turn up to a meeting with the country’s president which was scheduled to take place in the...