UN Chief Denounces Hate Speech in Echo of Arab News Campaign
Mohamed Al-Shamaa CAIRO: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres denounced hate speech and racism on Tuesday in a landmark address at Al-Azhar inRead more.
S. Korean Ship Detained for Allegedly Providing Oil to N. Korea
AP SEOUL: A South Korean ship is being held at a domestic port over suspicions that it illegally provided oilRead more.
Brunei Sultan Calls for ‘Stronger’ Islam, as Sharia Laws to Enter Force
AFP BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei: Brunei’s sultan called for Islamic teachings in the country to be strengthened as strict newRead more.
Hamas Leader Says Rocket that Hit Israeli House Fired in Error
AP GAZA CITY: Hamas leader Ismail Haniya said on Tuesday the rocket from Gaza that hit a house in Israel lastRead more.
Opinion Polls Put Indonesian President on Course for Election Victory
REUTERS JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo is on course to win the country’s April 17 election, according to the latestRead more.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigns as president of Algeria after 20 years in power
AFP ALGIERS: Algeria’s ailing leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika submitted his resignation with immediate effect, state television said Tuesday, ceding power inRead more.
Palestinians See Little Hope in Israeli Elections
AFP RAMALLAH: Tayseer Barakat is like many Palestinians when asked about the upcoming Israeli elections. He doesn’t see much hope. “WeRead more.
US Struggling with Growing Number of Asylum Seekers
AP WASHINGTON: Border officials are aiming to more than quadruple the number of asylum seekers sent back over the southernRead more.
Climate, Conflicts Set to Plunge Millions into Food Crisis
Reuters ROME: Food crises will affect tens of millions of people across the world this year, researchers warned on Tuesday,Read more.
Japan Reveals New ‘Era’ Name ahead of Emperor’s Abdication
AP TOKYO: The name of the era of Japan’s soon-to-be-emperor Naruhito will be “Reiwa,” the government announced Monday. Emperor AkihitoRead more.
China Lists Fentanyl as Controlled Substance in US Gesture
AFP BEIJING: China announced Monday it will launch a crackdown on all fentanyl-like substances from May 1 following US pleasRead more.
Pope Urges Catholics in Morocco to Dialogue, not Proselytize
AP RABAT: Pope Francis sought to encourage greater Christian-Muslim dialogue on Sunday, telling his flock that showing the country’s MuslimRead more.