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The Republican chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Jim Risch, has introduced legislation seeking to push back on Saudi Arabia over its human rights record and criticising Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump’s plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what they see as human rights abuses by the two countries.
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says it will support countries of the Sahel region, particularly Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon, by building their defence and security forces to counter terrorism and combat organised crime.
President Donald Trump’s administration is bypassing Congress to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, citing a threat from Iran, despite lawmakers’ concerns about their possible use against civilians in Yemen, a senator said on Friday.
Saudi Arabia has given the four children of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi's children "million-dollar houses" and "monthly five-figure payments" as compensation for the killing of their father, the Washington Post reported.
Saudi Arabia hacked the phone of Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, to gain access to his personal data, said an investigator.
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has approved six secret authorizations by companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, according to a copy of a document seen by the Reuters news agency.
Saudi women held in detention for nearly a year have been charged following contact with foreign media and activists, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, after they went on trial for undermining national security.
More than a year before the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved a secret campaign to silence dissenters, The New York Times reported on Sunday.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who withdrew Monday from a bid to win a fifth term in office, has had persistent health woes leading to several periods in hospital over more than a decade.
Authorities in Saudi Arabia have suspended a new television talk show that tackled sensitive issues and aired critical views after just two weeks, according to a report in state-linked media.
A Saudi minister told the United Nations on Wednesday it would cooperate with its human rights mechanisms. He, however, did not explicitly refer to a UN-led inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
More than 2,000 Pakistani workers languishing in Saudi jails will be released, Pakistan information minister announced on Monday during Saudi Arabian Crown Prince's high-profile visit to Islamabad.
Saudi Arabia vowed to “de-escalate” rising tensions between Pakistan and India during a high-profile summit in Islamabad Monday as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman prepares to travel from Islamabad to New Delhi.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will be conferred with Pakistan's highest civilian honour a day after signing $20bn in investment deals with the South Asian country.
Saudi Arabia does not need a UN or international investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi because its "competent legal system" can handle the matter, said its minister of state for foreign affairs.
Wolves have confirmed that their defender Jonny has been ruled out for the rest of their Europa League campaign.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has sponsored the weddings of three hundred couples in Yobe North Senatorial District.
Twenty-seven people have died after their boat capsized off the coast of Mauritania, UN agencies said on Friday.
World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Nigeria as one of the African countries with high number of COVID-19 cases, is strengthening surveillance to help stem the spread of the virus.
An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Mr Joseph Effiong, an environment and development expert, has called on relevant stakeholders in the environment sector to constitute a strong taskforce to tackle environmental nuisance in the FCT.
Inter head coach Antonio Conte claimed he and his squad received “little protection” from the club amid criticism as he hit out at the Nerazzurri.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has pledged to provide appropriate health and security measures for the 2019 Annual Performance Assessment of States (SFTAS) programme expected to start from Sunday.
The Bauchi state government has debunked the allegation of the non-payment of July salaries in the state, saying that no legitimate civil servant in the state will be deprived of his or her salary as it has so far paid more than sixty percent of its workers their July salaries.
The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons in Katsina.