The US acting director of national intelligence is weighing ways to pressure countries with anti-LGBT policies, including reducing intelligence sharing, the New York Times reported Thursday.
Twitter said Thursday it has removed thousands of accounts in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Honduras, Indonesia and Serbia that allegedly took direction from governments or pushed pro-government content.
The European Union’s top official vowed Thursday to help member states bring home thousands of Europeans stranded abroad as the coronavirus epidemic halts flights and closes airports worldwide.
Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak, who ruled for three decades before he was ousted amid the Arab Spring protests in 2011, died Tuesday at age 91.
CAIRO — Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi died on Monday in court after the conclusion of a trial session in an espionage lawsuit, the state TV reported.
Egypt’s president has ordered the creation of a committee to tackle “sectarian incidents”, the official gazette said Sunday.
Among the poorest of Egypt’s poor, the so-called “zabbaleen” who scavenge through garbage to eke out a living in a Cairo slum struggle to keep their children in school.
The United States has never been especially consistent in raising human rights, but President Donald Trump’s administration, with its kid-glove treatment of Saudi Arabia, has sent a message clearer than ever before — allies need not worry about criticism.
Melania Trump left Washington — and her husband’s shadow — Monday for a four-country tour of Africa that will give the glamorous and at times enigmatic first lady a chance to carve her own diplomatic path.
Bahrain has stopped issuing new visas to Qataris, the interior ministry said late on Tuesday, in the latest salvo in a months-long feud between the energy-rich Gulf states.
It has been more than a year since Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and its allies cut ties with Qatar, sparking the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the Gulf in years.
Qatar’s regional rivals including Saudi Arabia and the UAE said Wednesday they would file a complaint at the highest UN court against the isolated Gulf state over alleged airspace violations.
A Hollywood-style trailer US President Donald Trump played for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at their Singapore summit has received decidedly mixed reviews.
Qatar on Monday said it brought a case against the United Arab Emirates at the UN’s top court, accusing its Gulf rival of human rights “violations” and “discrimination”.
The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that Qatari fighter jets narrowly avoided a UAE passenger flight over neighbouring Bahrain, the latest in a series of such claims.
The Gulf crisis, which has seen Qatar isolated by Saudi Arabia and its allies, is not on the table at the upcoming meeting of Arab League states, Riyadh’s foreign minister said Thursday.
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince held talks with Spain’s King Felipe VI on Thursday during an official visit to the country which coincides with negotiations to sell Spanish warships to the oil-rich kingdom.
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince dined with French President Emmanuel Macron at Paris’s Louvre museum on Sunday after arriving on a three-day visit aimed at reshaping his kingdom’s austere image as he presses ahead with plans to reform the conservative petrostate.
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince travels Sunday to France on the next leg of his global tour, extending his diplomatic charm offensive as he seeks to project a new liberal image of his conservative kingdom.
The White House said Friday that President Donald Trump would host the United Arab Emirates’ Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahayan, but did not specify a date.
US President Donald Trump congratulated Egyptian former general Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on securing another four years as president, hailing the “strategic partnership” between the two countries Monday.
The United Arab Emirates said two Qatari fighter jets “dangerously approached” two passenger flights on Monday, the third such incident between the Gulf rivals.
US President Donald Trump will host Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on March 20, the White House said Monday.
Qatar has made another complaint to the United Nations alleging new violations of its airspace by the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, state media reported on Saturday.