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The Donald Trump administration is trying to turn up pressure on three senior al-Qaeda leaders in Africa and the Middle East.
Ethiopia has in recent days returned home 840 nationals who had been serving prison sentences in Saudi Arabia, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday.
Yemen’s internationally recognised government will sign an agreement with southern separatists on Tuesday aimed at ending a conflict simmering within the country’s long-running civil war, Yemeni and Saudi officials said.
The Ethiopian government has in recent weeks repatriated 400 nationals from Saudi Arabia, an Ethiopian official said on Friday.
A Saudi-brokered deal to end a standoff between Yemen's internationally recognised government and southern separatists in the port city of Aden is expected to be announced on Thursday, officials said.
Two rockets struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
China's state oil company has pulled out of a $5bn deal to develop a portion of Iran's massive offshore natural gas field, the Islamic Republic's oil minister said on Sunday, an agreement from which France's Total SA earlier withdrew over US sanctions.
Facebook has removed hundreds of accounts, pages and groups from its social network platforms for their involvement in ‘coordinated inauthentic behaviour’, according to the company.
Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they have captured many Saudi soldiers and officers in a large operation near the border between the two countries, shortly after the kingdom agreed to a limited ceasefire with the Iranian-backed group.
The foreign minister of war-ravaged Yemen has used his address before the United Nations General Assembly to blame Iran for the years-long conflict in his country, as well as to take aim at the United Arab Emirates for supporting separatists in the south.
The U.S. seeks to use the recent drone attack on Saudi Aramco oil facilities to its utmost advantage by striking billion-dollar deals and attaining a permanent presence in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday.
Le Monde newspaper on Monday said the French President Emmanuel Macron has urged caution in attributing blame for the recent attack on Saudi oil facilities which shook global oil markets.
Iran will pursue any aggressor, even if it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and US officials blamed on Tehran.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) says Nigeria and 40 other countries across the world are in need of external food assistance.
The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.
Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.
Indigenes of the Eziama Obaire community in the Nkwerre Council Area of Imo State have devised strategies to strengthen the safety of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members posted in their area.
A replica of the Berlin Wall separated the teams before Hertha Berlin’s home Bundesliga tie against RB Leipzig at the city’s Olympic Stadium, part of Saturday’s celebrations making the 30th anniversary of the fall of the original wall.
General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has debunked media reports that Golden Eaglets Chief Coach Manu Garba has been sacked.
Lion Air has found structural cracks in two Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 NG planes with fewer flights than a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) threshold for checks, Indonesia’s aviation safety regulator said on Friday.
Chile has announced it will move to draft a new constitution and replace one dating back to the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship — a key demand of protesters who have rocked the country for three weeks.