Baha’i faith members have been detained by the Houthis over past 4 years, including community’s leader Hamed bin Haydara, who was sentenced to death in 2018
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Oil prices plunged as West Texas Intermediate for September delivery fell $1.35 to$39.92 a barrel, while Brent crude lost 81 cents to $42.94 a barrel
Perseverance mission is completing a health assessment on spacecraft and is working to return spacecraft to a nominal configuration for its journey to Mars
Women make up 49% and girls 23% of all victims of human trafficking. Sexual exploitation is the most common form of exploitation, followed by forced labor
No group has so far claimed responsibility for the rocket attack on the Iraqi capital airport
The health condition of pilgrims, who will perform the peak of Hajj on Arafat mount this year, is reassuring, the Saudi health ministry said in a statement.
NASA said Mars rover also ferries a 1.8-kg helicopter to the surface of Mars, marking it the first aircraft to fly in a controlled way on another planet.
Security personnel in the convoy of Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, swiftly responded to gunfire from suspected Boko Haram militants
African Union-United Nations Hybrid Mission in Darfur will continue to focus on its protection mandate, humanitarian partners to provide emergency relief
Euro was up to 1.1764 US dollar from 1.1721 dollars in the previous session, and the British pound increased to 1.2961 dollars from 1.2943 US dollars
Oil prices also got a lift from weak US dollar as there is normally a reverse correlation between foreign exchange value of the US dollar and oil prices
1,066 coronavirus patients left hospitals in the past 24 hours after fully cured, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 37,025.
“My business has been affected because of coronavirus, as my purchase of meat for the Eid Al-Adha. I believe that greedy merchants are to blame,” said Shaaban Taha, a tailor and owner of a small clothing factory in Giza.
Investor sentiment remained pessimistic sending Tokyo stocks lower for a fourth straight day amid concerns about continued negative impact of the pandemic
Countries should implement strict measures to suppress coronavirus transmission, including mass testing, quarantine, social distancing and wearing a mask
Animals receiving the 10-microgram or 100-microgram dose COVID-19 vaccine candidate produced antibodies at levels well above those in people who recovered
FAO is fighting 2nd generation of desert locusts that have been successful but threat of re-infestation by end-2020 calls for enhanced surveillance
She said the season and weather did not seem to be affecting the spread of COVID-19, it was people gathering and not observing distance that had an effect
Many cities have created new bike lanes and pedestrian zones, reclaiming public spaces and improving mobility, safety and air quality
Egypt also recorded 1,007 coronavirus recoveries in the past 24 hours, bringing the total recoveries in the country to 34,838, the spokesman said.
Latest FRA quarterly bulletin on migration said the coronavirus containment measures led to a 90% decrease in asylum applications in April 2020
The absence of Google workers, along with other tech firms like Facebook and Salesforce, has devastated restaurants and shops in the region
Despite a decline of 14.9% in FDI flows to Africa and the Middle East in 2019, it was a very strong year for Egypt, according to FDI Intelligence report
South Africa, which has reported 445,433 confirmed COVID-19 positive cases, is Africa’s most affected country in terms of positive cases
WWF indicates that Africa’s elephants population stood at about 415, 000 in 2019 while nearly 15,000 die annually due to poaching and natural causes
Earlier Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky discussed the conflict resolution in East Ukraine with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Also on Saturday, 933 COVID-19 patients were cured and discharged from hospitals, raising the total number of recoveries in the country to 32,903.
AU has urged for the necessity of reaching a fair and binding agreement on filling and operation of GERD within a comprehensive deal
Naval drills focused on methods of cooperation to implement combat missions against hostile naval formations and engaging with surface and air targets
Mursal called on President Mohamed Farmajo to appoint a new PM to replace Hassan Ali Khaire and lead the country to hold universal suffrage elections in 2020-2021