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From sufis in Iraqi Kurdistan shaking their hair to rhythmic drumbeats, to Libyan children receiving toys and Egyptians swapping sweets — Muslims across the world celebrated Prophet Mohammed’s birthday on Tuesday.
Iraqi President Barham Salih has announced that his country has agreed to establish a "free-trade zone" along its border with Iran, following a meeting with his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani in Tehran.
Four people died after a boat carrying illegal migrants capsized off Turkey’s western coast, the Turkish coastguard said on Wednesday, while search efforts continued to find 30 other people on board.
The U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, said on Wednesday that the U.S. is terminating the 1955 Treaty of Amity with Iran.
The United States has announced it is closing its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra and evacuating its diplomats from there after increasing threats and rocket fire from Iran and Iran-backed fighters.
At least eight troops were killed on Saturday in an attack on a military parade in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, the province’s deputy governor Ali-Hossein Hosseinzadeh said.
The updated guidance from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to U.S. operators, was issued on Sunday at the expiry of the prior year’s advisory, said there were also military activities emanating from or transiting through Iran’s airspace associated with the conflict in Syria.
Nine people were injured Saturday on the sidelines of opposing demonstrations by the far-right and the left in the German city of Chemnitz, which was hit by anti-migrant protests last week.
Iran has given ballistic missiles to Shi’ite proxies in Iraq and is developing the capacity to build more there to deter attacks on its interests in the Middle East and to give it the means to hit regional foes, Iranian, Iraqi and Western sources said.
Four drug dealers were reportedly drowned in River Niger in Lokoja, Kogi State, in an attempt to evade arrest by the officials of the Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and stakeholders in the health sector have criticised the delay in releasing the Basic Health Care Provision Fund earmarked in the 2018 budget by the Federal Government.
The United Progressive Party (UPP) has formally endorsed the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, as its candidate for the 2019 general elections.
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta Central senatorial district of Delta State have appealed to the National Working Committee (NWC) of the pary to save the state chapter of the party from a likely collapse warning that the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, has not been fair to its leadership headed by Chief Cyril Ogodo.
The UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) has condemned the continuing insecurity in Cameroon, amid reports of killings by armed groups and state forces that has prompted mass internal displacements.
Georginio Wijnaldum blasted home from close range and Memphis Depay converted a last-gasp penalty kick to earn the Netherlands a 2-0 win over world champions France on Friday.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in next year’s election, Alhaji Umar Mohammed Nasko, has continued to enjoy more support from citizens with the recent declaration by Fulani community to vote for the party and its candidate, Umar Nasko in 2019.
The Federal Government on Wednesday advised Nigerians who are planning to migrate to make use of the newly created Migrant Resource Centres (MRC) to get adequate information relating to their destination countries.
Former England international midfielder Joe Cole has hailed former Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama as one of the best shot stoppers that he has played with.
A don has called for a comprehensive reform of the media and for journalists to avoid sycophancy in the discharge of their duties, especially during the 2019 general election and beyond.