Egypt’s president holds talks with visiting Qatari emir

CAIRO — President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi of Egypt held talks Saturday with Qatar’s emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, who visited Cairo for the first time in years. The talks focused on ties between the two nations and a set of other regional and global topics, according to a brief statement from the Egyptian … Read more

Migrants from sub-Saharan Africa flee wave of police raids in Morocco

Issued on: 06/21/2022 – 18:42Modified: 06/24/2022 – 10:32 Families arrested at home in the middle of the night, herded into buses and then abandoned to their fate in towns in the middle of the desert – since June 17, members of the sub-Saharan African community living in Morocco have been contacting our team, frightened by … Read more

Tunisian officers stabbed near synagogue; suspect arrested

TUNIS, Tunisia– A man with a knife attacked police officers stationed near a synagogue in Tunisia’s capital, injuring one on the shoulder and another on the hand, authorities said Friday. The attacker fled after the overnight stabbing but was located nearby soon afterward along with the knife and arrested, Interior Ministry spokesperson Fadhila Khelifi told … Read more

Analysis: Prince Charles says ‘time has come’ to confront legacy of slavery

The prince will succeed his mother as head of the organization — an association of independent states that emerged out of the ashes of the British Empire. That empire will forever be associated with slavery, and Prince Charles made it clear in his opening remarks that he wants to change the status quo and begin … Read more

Thousands of migrants storm border fence in Spain’s Melilla

Melilla and Ceuta have the European Union’s only land borders with Africa, making them a magnet for migrants Around 2,000 migrants tried to storm the border separating Spain’s Melilla enclave from Morocco on Friday, the first such attempted mass crossing into the territory since the two nations mended diplomatic ties in March. Some 2,000 migrants … Read more

Angolan ex-leader dos Santos in intensive care: Portuguese media | News

Dos Santos, 79, has been receiving medical treatment since 2019. He was president of Angola between 1979 and 2017. Former Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled Africa’s second-biggest oil producer for nearly four decades, is in intensive care at a clinic in Barcelona, ​​Portuguese news agency Lusa has reported, citing a source close … Read more

Tunisian police arrest ex-PM Jebali on suspicion of money laundering

Issued on: 06/24/2022 – 08:32 Tunisian police on Thursday arrested former prime minister Hamadi Jebali, who is also a former senior member in the Ennahda party, on suspicion of money laundering, his lawyer told Reuters. Police in the city of Sousse seized Jebali’s phone and his wife’s phone and took him to an unknown location, … Read more

‘Unprecedented’ food insecurity triggers social and economic emergency — Global Issues

Recent hard-won gains in food security and nutrition are at risk, the UN agency said, forcing the government this week to declare a social and economic emergency. Unless urgent action is taken, the crisis will severely disrupt food access and agricultural production, putting more lives in jeopardy as the country depends largely on food imports … Read more

Indigenous Communities Want Stake in the New Deal to Protect Nature — Global Issues

The recent eviction debacle involving the Maasai community in the Loliondo division in Tanzania’s northern Ngorongoro District has elevated indigenous people’s concerns about losing their ancestral lands under the ’30by30′ plan in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF). Bradford Zak/Unsplash by Busani Bafana (bulawayo, zimbabwe) Thursday, June 23, 2022 Inter Press Service BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, Jun … Read more

Commonwealth countries set to meet in Rwanda: What to expect | News

The summit comes amid souring relations between Rwanda and DR Congo that have reignited decades-long animosity. Heads of government from Commonwealth countries will meet in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, on Friday and Saturday to tackle challenges from climate change and poverty to the food security crisis triggered by the war in Ukraine. Here are some … Read more