How the crisis in Sudan unfolded
The deadly crackdown by security forces on protesters in Sudan follows a worsening standoff between the ruling military and demonstrators demanding civilian rule. The unrest started in December 2018, when citizens revolted against a tripling of the price of bread. In April, demonstrators launched a sit-in outside army headquarters in Khartoum to demand the departure…
Flying Eagles set for Qatar as FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off
The stage is set for the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, where 24 countries will fight to determine the best youth football-playing nation on earth. The competition, which kicks off today and ends on June 16, is attracting much attention because of the quality of youngsters that participated in their various continental championships.…
Saudi, Bahrain, Egypt, UAE cut ties with Qatar over 'terrorism'
Gulf states on Monday cut diplomatic ties with neighbouring Qatar and kicked it out of a military coalition, less than a month after US President Donald Trump visited the region to cement ties with powerhouse Saudi Arabia.
Buhari condoles with Saudi over suicide bombings
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the Monday’s suicide bombings in three cities of Saudi Arabia, including the city of Madinah, Islam’s second holiest city.
Blast outside Prophet's Mosque in Medina
A blast occurred on Monday in Saudi Arabia outside one of Islam's holiest sites, the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, a Saudi-owned television channel reported.
Suicide bombing near US consulate in Saudi
A suicide bomber blew himself up near the United States consulate in Saudi Arabia's Red Sea city of Jeddah in the early hours of Monday, the interior ministry said.
Obama hosts powerful Saudi prince
US President Barack Obama hosts youthful Saudi Arabian Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the White House on Friday, underscoring his guest's meteoric rise and increasingly pivotal role in strained US-Saudi ties.
Nigerian man executed in Saudi for murder
Saudi authorities put to death a Nigerian on Sunday after convicting him of murdering a policeman.