Home Topics Gulf
Sudan’s military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for civilian rule.
The US is trying to stop the release of an Iranian tanker detained over a Syria oil shipment, Gibraltar's government has confirmed.
“Any and every country that has an interest in freedom of navigation and freedom of commerce needs to really consider (being) involved in this type of monitoring of the strait,” Esper, who took office in July, told reporters on Tuesday en route to Tokyo, the Kyodo News agency reported.
The UK is considering playing a leading role in any maritime protection force that is ultimately agreed upon, according to two Whitehall sources.
Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News reports.
Britain called for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of “state piracy” in the strategic waterway, Reuters reports.
Boris Johnson is expected to become Britain’s next prime minister this week, vowing to deliver Brexit on October 31 come what may, in the face of fierce opposition in parliament.
The guidance was issued in the last few days in response to concern about an increased threat from Iran in the Gulf, two maritime industry sources said.
Two military training aircraft have collided in mid-air without causing any casualties in Qatar as both pilots ejected safely, according to the Gulf nation's defence ministry.
Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand, but prices were supported after Washington announced new sanctions on Iran amid mounting tensions in the Middle East.
The South-East Governors Forum on Saturday said the IPOB order directing its members to attack them anywhere abroad would not solve the problem of their agitation for Biafra.
The southeastern People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack in Nurnberg, Germany, on former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu by suspected members of Igbo separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
A French waiter has allegedly been shot dead by an irate customer who got frustrated waiting too long for his sandwich.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that contrary to some reports none of its members was arrested in Ebonyi State.
Mrs Ene Obi, Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the Kogi State government to prioritise education by investing heavily in the sector to mitigate against violent extremism in the state.
Mauricio Pochettino says winning a trophy this season is a purely personal objective and not a barometer for Tottenham as a club.
Attempt by 51-year-old Adekunle Gbolagade, a private driver, who posed as a Police Sergeant to effect the release of a detained suspect, has been foiled.
Plateau State governor and Chairman of Northern Governor’s Forum, Simon Lalong, has described the pioneer national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, as a man full of political experience which led the APC to unseat a sitting government during the 2015 general election.
Former African sprint queen Blessing Okagbare will be seeking her second win at the Muller Grand Prix in Birmigham, United Kingdom on Sunday when the IAAF Diamond League train makes its 11th of scheduled 14 stops this year.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, said it has vaccinated over 1,300 people who potentially came into contact with the Ebola virus in the Congolese city of Goma.