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The United Arab Emirates said Monday it has issued a licence for a reactor at its Barakah nuclear power plant, the first in the Arab world, hailing it as a “historic moment”.
A cruise ship turned away by other Asian and Pacific governments because of virus fears anchored Thursday off Cambodia, which is checking the health of its 2,200 passengers and crew.
Anthony Joshua has been approached by Saudi Arabia to stage a mega-fight with the winner of Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, according to AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr in December out in the Gulf state to win back his world titles.
South Korea's military has said it plans to expand the deployment of an anti-piracy unit now operating off the coast of Africa to the area around the Strait of Hormuz after the United States pressed for help to guard oil tankers.
The United States has received $500 million from Saudi Arabia to help cover the cost of American troops stationed in the kingdom, the CNN has reported quoting a U.S. official.
President Donald Trump has stepped back from new military action against Iran after its missile strikes on Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops caused no casualties but he told Iran he would tighten already crippling U.S. sanctions.
United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said on Wednesday he would “continue his active engagement with relevant actors” in an effort to de-escalate United States-Iran tensions following Iranian missile strikes on US bases in Iraq.
Several major airlines said on Wednesday that they are re-routing flights to avoid airspace over Iraq and Iran after the Federal Aviation Administration banned US carriers from the area following an Iranian missile attack on US-led forces in Iraq.
The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. aircraft from Iraq and Iran airspace following a retaliatory attack by Iran.
The oil output of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) fell in December as Nigeria and Iraq adhered more closely to pledged reductions and top exporter Saudi Arabia made further cuts ahead of a new production-limiting accord, a Reuters survey found.
Due to tensions generated by the U.S.’s assassination of Iranian top general, Qassem Soleimani, Canada on Saturday updated a travel advisory for its citizens travelling to the Middle East.
President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States killed top Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani to stop a war.
The killing of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani in a US strike on Baghdad threatens to inflame the situation in the Middle East, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday.
China, Iran and Russia will hold joint naval drills starting on Friday in the Indian Ocean and Sea of Oman, China’s defense ministry said on Thursday，amid heightened tension in the region between Iran and the United States.
Some progress has been made in resolving a bitter dispute between Qatar and its neighbours, the Gulf state's foreign minister said, just days after its prime minister visited Saudi Arabia.
The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) has appealed to the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, to help in replicating the Information and Communication Technology Centre it established at the Federal Capitial Territory Secretariat in other State secretariats in order to further enhance the ICT skills of Corp members.
The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.The Federal Government on Monday said it would continue to support surgeons to boost their key role in quality healthcare delivery.
An ex-corps member identified as Boboye Olaribigbe has demanded N260 million from the National Youth Service Corps.
The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, adjourned hearing of the fresh application that sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, filed to be restored back to office, till March 2.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has said that the fight to curb insecurity and violent crimes in the country can be won if parents give their children quality time.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched a $500 million project to begin the implementation of special agro industrialised processing zones (SAPZ) to aid agricultural growth in Nigeria.
Pope Francis is on Wednesday to release a much-anticipated text about the Amazon, which is not expected to open up the priesthood to married men in the region despite an appeal from a historic Vatican meeting of bishops last year.
The 15,400-capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola that it is the club who will decide the French World Cup winner’s future.