October 2018


Sudan appoints new peace envoy to South Sudan

Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir yesterday announced the appointment of Ambassador Jamal Al-Sheikh as peace envoy to follow up with the implementation of the peace agreement signed last month between rival South Sudanese parties in Addis…




FM: Iraq border crossings to reopen

Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari said all border crossings between Iraq and neighbouring countries will reopen. Speaking at a joint press conference with his Lebanese counterpart, Gebran Bassil, Al-Jaafari said that Iraq has been able…






Kosovo votes to create national army over Serb objections

Author:  Reuters ID:  1539871786322815400 Thu, 2018-10-18 13:56 PRISTINA: Parliament in Kosovo, Europe’s newest independent state which relies on NATO troops for its protection, voted on Thursday to set up a 5,000-strong national army though its…