On Norway’s National Day, President Ould ‘Abdel Aziz bestows wellbeing on the Norwegian people and hope to strengthen ties between the two countries.
Controversy surrounds the hearing regarding corruption in the Ministry of Transportation in Mauritania as the opposition MP Tut bint al-Taalib challenged construction quotas set by the government.
Israel closes the border and announces a military zone after clashes break out between the forces of Bashar al Assad and the Syrian Opposition
Al-Qaradawi, the Egyptian Islamic scholar and presenter of the al-Jazeera programme ‘Shariah and Life‘ has recently emerged into the public sphere and issued a fatwa against participating in the Egyptian presidential elections which are due to occur on the 26-27 May. This is the latest occurrence in the regional diplomatic dispute over Qatar’s support of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Al- Asad aims to open a strategic road in hopes of getting various weapons to Hezbollah strongholds in Lebanon according to opposition sources.
The al- Shabaab increase their attacks on government officials in retaliation for permitting foreign troops in Somalia.
The Kurdish-Finnish-American artist, Helly Luv, has received a number of death threats after she released a video displaying what many thought to be a symbol of Freemasonry.
Despite their supposed demobilization in 2008, members of the Mahdi Army led by the Shi’a preacher Muqtadr al-Sadr in Southern Iraq got into a fire fight with the Iraqi military after attempting to break into an office belonging to the Dawa political party.
An old piece of news on the controversial meeting between the leader of the Madhi Army, Muqtada al-Sadr and the high-level Turkish government officials, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and President Abdullah Gul in 2009.
A report detailing one of the latest meetings between President Barzani and Ankara in 2013 in addition to the news of an on-going rapprochement between Baghdad and Ankara following a decrease of Turkish investment in Iraq.